Rhapsody Blue

Denis Matsuev, New York Philharmonic, Alan Gilbert - Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 / Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue (2013)

Denis Matsuev, New York Philharmonic, Alan Gilbert - Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 / Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue (2013)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 49:01 | 190 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: RCA Red Seal | Catalog: 88765492602

Russian pianist Denis Matsuev has established himself as one of the most dynamic and virtuosic performers of his generation, and his program on this RCA album with Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic is ideally suited to his extraordinary abilities. The pairing of Sergey Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor and George Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue is a natural one, particularly because of the works' shared post-romanticism (note Rachmaninov's influence on Gershwin's slow theme in the Rhapsody), as well as for the dazzling writing for the piano in both works. Of course, the challenge for Matsuev is to make his part appear effortless, and he succeeds so well in both performances that listeners may be a bit blasé about his playing, taking it in without really considering what knuckle-busters these pieces really are.
Denis Matsuev, Mariss Jansons, Bavarian RSO - Rhapsody: Chabrier, Gershwin, Enescu, Ravel, Liszt (2016)

Rhapsody: Emmanuel Chabrier, George Gershwin, George Enescu, Maurice Ravel, Franz Liszt (2016)
Denis Matsuev, piano; Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks; Mariss Jansons, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 325 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included | Time: 01:03:56
Genre: Classical | Label: BR KLASSIK | # 900146

This newest release from BR KLASSIK explores the genre of the 19th and 20th century Rhapsody, featuring works from masterful composers Emmanuel Chabrier, George Gershwin, George Enesecu, Maurice Ravel, and Franz Liszt. The concert-like atmosphere of this recording makes this a truly unique release, as these works were recorded live in Munich as recently as October 2015. The five rhapsodies featured here come from different regions and the composers unique styles can be heard in each of their works. Chabriers Espana is centered around Iberian and folk music which was very popular at the time. Liszts Hungarian Rhapsody contrasts this work with its use of Hungarian folk melodies. The ever-popular Rhapsody in Blue from George Gershwin throws Americana into the mix with its blues roots. Mariss Jansons and the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks never fails to please with their brilliant interpretations and performance quality. World-renowned Russian pianist Denis Matusev is brilliant as the Rhapsody in Blue soloist.
George Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue / Concerto in F / An American in Paris etc. (2005) {Hybrid-SACDISO & HiRes FLAC}

George Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue / Concerto in F / An American in Paris etc.
Earl Wild / Boston Pops Orchestra / Arthur Fiedler
SACD ISO (2.0/MCH): 3,49 GB | 24B/88,2kHz Stereo FLAC: 1,42 GB | Full Artwork
Label/Cat#: RCA Red Seal "Living Stereo" # 82876-61393-2 | Country/Year: US 2005 | 5% Recovery Info
Genre: Classical | Style: Early 20th Century

"…A lot of bang for the buck."

Rhapsody in Blue (1945)  Video

Posted by fekmax at Jan. 1, 2016
Rhapsody in Blue (1945)

Rhapsody in Blue (1945)
English | DVDRip | AVI | XviD, 1250 Kbps | 576x432 | 23.976 (23976/1000) fps | 1.37 GB
Audio: MP3, 128 Kbps | 2 channels | 48.0 KHz | Runtime: 02:21:03 minutes | Subtitles: Spanish (srt)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Musical

Composer George Gershwin is driven by his need to succeed. Unfortunately his drive destroys his romantic relationships with singer Julie Adams, who is desperately in love with him, and aloof socialite Christine Gilbert.

Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue (Cambridge Music Handbooks)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by happy4all at April 2, 2015
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue (Cambridge Music Handbooks)

Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue (Cambridge Music Handbooks) By David Schiff
1997 | 136 Pages | ISBN: 0521559537 , 0521550777 | PDF | 3 MB
Litton, Kempf, Bergen Philharmonic - Gershwin: Rhapsody In Blue, Piano Concerto In F, Second Rhapsody (2012)

Litton, Kempf, Bergen Philharmonic - Gershwin: Rhapsody In Blue, Piano Concerto In F, Second Rhapsody (2012)
EAC Rip | Flac (Image + cue + log) | 1 CD | Full Scans | 308 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Bis | Catalog Number: 1940

Freddy Kempf and Andrew Litton with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra here join forces to present a disc of works by George Gershwin. Rhapsody in Blue was originally arranged by Ferde Grofé for jazz band before being orchestrated for symphony orchestra. Here Kempf and the Bergen Philharmonic play this original version. Concerto in F was a commission for Gershwin to write a ‘proper’ piano concerto, but still takes the rhythms, melodic structures and bluesy harmonies of popular music.

Denis Matuev & Mariss Jansons - Rhapsody (2016) [TR24][OF]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by SERTiL at Jan. 11, 2017
Denis Matuev & Mariss Jansons - Rhapsody (2016) [TR24][OF]

Denis Matuev & Mariss Jansons - Rhapsody
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | 63:53 min | 625 MB | Digital booklet
Label: BR Klassik | Tracks: 08 | Rls.date: 2016

This latest CD from BR KLASSIK contains five great rhapsodies, devised and elaborated by very different composers from different regions, with a lot of imagination and local flavour. With his rhapsody "España" the Frenchman Emmanuel Chabrier focused on the Iberian music and folk music so popular at the time, as did his more famous compatriot Maurice Ravel with his "Rhapsodie espagnole", the four-movement structure of which still harks back to long-outdated symphonic forms. From the Hungarian-born Franz Liszt we have the famous "Hungarian Rhapsody" No. 2, and from the Romanian composer George Enescu the scarcely less famous and popular "Romanian Rhapsody".
Luca Turilli's Rhapsody - Prometheus: The Dolby Atmos Experience + Cinematic And Live (2016)

Luca Turilli's Rhapsody - Prometheus: The Dolby Atmos Experience + Cinematic And Live (2016)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log > 924 Mb | Mp3 CBR 320Kpbs > 290 Mb
Symphonic Power Metal | TT - 63:03+59:53 | Label: Nuclear Blast | Cat. # NB 3796-0 | 2CD
Scans (Jpg) > 200 Mb | NitroFlare, FileFactory

The eventual schism that resulted in the formation of Luca Turilli's Rhapsody and the termination of his former solo projects and association with his mainstay brand Rhapsody Of Fire could be seen as inevitable, insofar that with the conclusion of the second stream of episodes of the original Emerald Sword saga that some changing of the guard was in the works, especially considering the monumental feat of putting out 14 albums in less than 20 years…

Lang Lang - New York Rhapsody (2016) [TR24][OF]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by SERTiL at Dec. 1, 2016
Lang Lang - New York Rhapsody (2016) [TR24][OF]

Lang Lang - New York Rhapsody
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | 80:30 min | 825 MB | Digital booklet
Label: Sony Classical | Tracks: 11 | Rls.date: 2016

As it has wowed musicians for over a century, the magic of New York City fired the imagination of superstar pianist Lang Lang who is joined by a one-of-a-kind cast of collaborating artists for the creation of his new album, New York Rhapsody. From the haunting reveries of Gershwin and Copland to the in-the-moment intensity of songs made famous by Alicia Keys, Lou Reed and Don Henley, New York Rhapsody rediscovers the dazzle and the soul of America s most symbolic city as great artists have imagined them.

Blue Öyster Cult - Secret Treaties (1974/2016) [SACD-R][OF]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by SERTiL at Nov. 30, 2016
Blue Öyster Cult - Secret Treaties (1974/2016) [SACD-R][OF]

Blue Öyster Cult - Secret Treaties
Hard Rock, Classic Rock | SACD ISO (2.8/MCH) | 38:30 & 38:27 min | 1.83 GB | Artwork
Label: Columbia Records / Audio Fidelity (AFZ5 246) | Tracks: 08 | Rls.date: 1974/2016

Secret Treaties is the third studio album by the American hard rock band Blue Öyster Cult, released in 1974 by Columbia Records. The album spent 14 weeks in the US album charts, peaking at No. 53. It was certified gold by the RIAA in 1992.
In 1975, a poll of critics of the British magazine Melody Maker voted Secret Treaties as the "Top Rock Album of All Time". In 2010, Rhapsody called it one of the all-time best "proto-metal" albums.