Mozart Period

Philips Classics - Mozart on Tour (1991) [Repost]  Video

Posted by Tutorial at July 22, 2016
Philips Classics - Mozart on Tour (1991) [Repost]

Philips Classics - Mozart on Tour (1991)
DVDRip | 640 x 480 | .MKV/AVC @ 2500 Kbps | 13x~53mn | English AAC 192 Kbps, 2 channels | 13.8 GB
Genre: Documentary

Originally released by Philips Classics on VHS and Laserdisc in 1991, the 13-part Mozart on Tour series chronicles the journeys of the child, adolescent and adult Mozart across Europe, in what was ultimately to prove a futile pursuit of fame and fortune.

Philips Classics - Mozart on Tour (1991)  Video

Posted by Polik88 at Feb. 4, 2015
Philips Classics - Mozart on Tour (1991)

Philips Classics - Mozart on Tour (1991)
DVDRip | English | MKV (H264) 29.970 fps 2500 Kbps | 640x480 | AAC 128 Kbps 48.0 khz | 13x57mn | 13x1.0 GB
Genre: Documentary

Originally released by Philips Classics on VHS and Laserdisc in 1991, the 13-part Mozart on Tour series chronicles the journeys of the child, adolescent and adult Mozart across Europe, in what was ultimately to prove a futile pursuit of fame and fortune. Each episode is centred on a different European city and combines travelogue-style narration with musical excerpts and period re-enactment.
Eric Heidsieck - Mozart: Piano Sonatas K. 280, 282, 283, 457 & 545 (2017)

Eric Heidsieck - Mozart: Piano Sonatas K. 280, 282, 283, 457 & 545 (2017)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:13:03 | 168 MB
Label: naïve classique | Release Year: 2017

The French pianist, Éric Heidsieck, gave his first recital at the age of 9 in Reims and his first concert with orchestra a year later. In 1954, he finished the class of Marcel Ciampi in the first place; then took his first lessons with Alfred Cortot at l'Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris. Parallel to that, he attended the courses of Wilhelm Kempff on L.v. Beethoven in Positano.
Arcangelo, Jonathan Cohen - Haydn: Sinfonia Concertante, Mozart: Oboe & Bassoon Concertos (2015)

Arcangelo, Jonathan Cohen - Haydn: Sinfonia concertante, Mozart: Oboe & Bassoon Concertos (2015)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet| 57:44 | 271 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Hyperion | Catalog: CDA 68090

Haydn's Sinfonia Concertante in B flat major for violin, cello, oboe, and bassoon, Hob. 1/105, is among his most recorded works, and among his most utterly joyful. But it has rarely reached the heights of ebullience achieved in this historical-instrument reading by the small British ensemble Arcangelo and its conductor, Jonathan Cohen. The list of things to be enthusiastic about is long, but it begins with the differentiation of the instruments in the solo passages, with the period oboe and bassoon of Alfredo Bernardini and Peter Whelan, respectively, having the depth of texture to stand up to the brilliant Stradivarius violin and Guarneri cello of Ilya Gringolts (a renowned soloist in his own right) and Nicolas Altstaedt.
Quatuor Mosaïques - Mozart: Les quatuors dédiés à Haydn (2017)

Quatuor Mosaïques - Mozart: Les quatuors dédiés à Haydn (2017)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 03:37:13 | 499 MB
Label: Naïve Classiqe | Release Year: 2017

Quatuor Mosaïques is among the leading original instrument or authentic performance string quartets. Its members were all part of the Concentus Musicus Wien, the pioneer original instruments group associated with Nikolaus Harnoncourt. In 1983 Christoph Coin, the cellist and viola da gamba player of the Concentus Musicus, founded Ensemble Mosaïques, a smaller group, inviting a number of his colleagues from Concentus Musicus to join. In 1985, four members of Ensemble Mosaïques formed the Quatuor Mosaïques, one of the first string quartets devoted to use of period instruments and authentic performance practices.
Mozart - Le nozze di Figaro (Arnold Ostman, Arleen Auger, Della Jones, Barbara Bonney)

Mozart - Le nozze di Figaro (Arnold Östman, Arleen Auger, Della Jones, Barbara Bonney) [1990]
EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG | Covers | 3cd, 688 MB
Classical | Label: Oiseau Lyre London / Decca | Catalog Number: 421 333-2 | TT: 186’28

In 1988 when this period-instrument Figaro was released, the style was still a novelty, and Ostman gained some notoreity for his rushed tempos as well as the scrawniness of his chamber orchestra, by far the smallest to play this great opera on CD. Yet when I read a glowing review by Andrew Porter in the New Yorker, I immediately bought the performance, shortly discovering that it was a true gem in the extensive Figaro catalog.
By Santa Fe Listener
NDR-Sinfonieorchester, Günter Wand - Beethoven: Symphonie Nr.4, Mozart: Posthornserende K.320 (2001)

NDR-Sinfonieorchester, Günter Wand - Beethoven: Symphonie Nr.4, Mozart: Posthornserende K.320 (2001)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 75:01 | 327 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: RCA Red Seal | Catalog: 74321 89717 2

In 2001, when Gunter Wand was an astonishing 89, he led this live concert from Hamburg with his home orchestra, the North German Radio. Wand was a benign (so far as I know) conservative like Josef Krips, happy if his wrld was circumscribed by Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, and Bruckner, who remained the taples of his repertoire.
A lifelong devotion to Mozart shows through in this genial, quick-moving, sunny reading of the "posthorn" Serenade. The posthorn soloist is fine, the first oboe a bit less so, but everyone's in high spirits. There's not a hint of dullness anywhere, making Wand's one of the best versions outside the period-performance litany. Smiles all around.
Emma Kirkby, Christopher Hogwood - Handel, Arne, Lampe, Haydn & Mozart (1998)

Emma Kirkby, Christopher Hogwood - Handel, Arne, Lampe, Haydn & Mozart (1998)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 139:22 | 637 MB
Genre: Classical, Vocal | Label: Decca | Catalog: B000009DG1

Classical music is one of the greatest joys in life. Opera on the other hand, is often too melodramatic to stomach. But there is nothing more enchanting than an Aria. On this 2 CD set, Emma Kirkby sings in sweet exultation. Her voice expresses power and agility yet a limpid tranquility. Clarity is the greatest achievement of any musician. With the aid of precision accompaniment on period instruments, shameless perfection is delivered. She soothes the soul longing for beauty. Her marvelous Soprano is rendered on 25 tracks in this eclectic ensemble. If you are a champion of Handel or a devotee of Mozart, you should not hesitate to purchase this CD. Emma Kirkby will have you beaming with delight and pining for more. Surely it will be one of the brightest of your collection.
Peter Neumann - Mozart: Salzburg Sacred Music (2004) [Official Digital Download 24bit/88.2kHz]

Peter Neumann, Kolner Kammerchor, Collegium Cartusianium - Mozart: Salzburg Sacred Music (2004)
FLAC tracks 24bit/88.2kHz | Digital Booklet | 896MB + 5% Recovery
Studio Master, Official Digital Download, MDG Records

Old hand Peter Neumann recorded Mozart's Missa Solemnis KV 337 once before. Neumann is an authenticist that uses a period band. This recording is twice as good as the one he made previously, a rendition that included the organ sonata KV 336 between the Gloria and Credo sections, as he has done here.
Berliner Philharmoniker under Karl Böhm - Mozart: Symphonies Nos. 35-41 (2015) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Berliner Philharmoniker under Karl Böhm - Mozart: Symphonies Nos. 35-41 (2015)
FLAC tracks 24bit/96kHz | Digital Booklet | 2.84GB + 5% Recovery
Studio Master, Official Digital Download, Deutsche Grammophon

These performances come from the first ever complete set of the Mozart symphonies, dating from the 1960s, and they still represent 'big orchestra' Mozart at its most congenial. The contrast here between Bohm's sparkling Mozart, both elegant and vigorous, and the much smoother view taken by Karajan with the same orchestra, works almost entirely in Bohm's favour. Interpretatively, these are performances very much of their time, with exposition repeats the exception (as in the first movement of No. 40) and with Minuets taken at what now seem lumbering speeds. Yet slow movements flow easily, and finales bounce along infectiously. Consistently they convey the happy ease of Bohm in Mozart, even if the recording is beefy by today's standards, not as transparent as one now expects in this repertory, whether on modern or period instruments.