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Andrea Bacchetti - Bach: Piano Concertos (2016)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at April 3, 2018
Andrea Bacchetti - Bach: Piano Concertos (2016)

Andrea Bacchetti - Bach: Piano Concertos (2016)
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 407 MB
Label: Sony Classical | Tracks: 18 | Time: 94:18 min

Bacchetti is a spritied if idiosyncratic interpreter of Bach…Bacchetti's direction is clearly articulated and elegantly phrased. His textures are lucid with restrained application of the sustaining pedal, and his tempos are irreproachable…there is much enjoyable music-making here. BBC Music MagazineAugust 2016 ****
Sonya Bach & English Chamber Orchestra - Bach: Keyboard Concertos & Italian Concerto (2017) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Sonya Bach & English Chamber Orchestra - Bach: Keyboard Concertos & Italian Concerto (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 102:49 minutes | 1.72 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

A virtuoso harpsichordist and organist, it is remarkable that J.S. Bach composed only one original work for keyboard and orchestra. The fifth Brandenburg Concerto, with its huge sixty-five bar cadenza in the first movement, created the blueprint for all piano concertos that followed. However, Bach the great arranger mined his other concertos to create seven more keyboard works (No.6, omitted here, is for keyboard, flutes and strings).
Vladimir Feltsman, Orchestra Of St. Luke's - Johann Sebastian Bach: 7 Keyboard Concertos (2009) 2CDs

Johann Sebastian Bach: 7 Keyboard Concertos (2009) 2CDs
Vladimir Feltsman, piano & conductor, Orchestra Of St. Luke's

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 439 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 269 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Nimbus | # NI 2541/2 | Time: 01:48:11

Originally recorded for the small Music Masters label in the early '90s, this set of Bach's keyboard concertos was among a series of choice Music Masters items reissued by Nimbus late in the first decade of the 21st century. The Russians have never been known for Bach, but this is a solid traversal that can be recommended to anyone wanting to hear these concertos on a piano accompanied by modern instruments. Despite these forces, there is a good deal of influence from the British historical-instrument movement apparent here; the crisp string playing avoids any hint of Romantic sheen, and Feltsman is very subtle in his introduction of purely pianistic elements. The long notes in the slow movements tend to be just a bit more extended than would be possible on a harpsichord, and Feltsman thus creates a smooth, pearly texture that's quite lyrical. In several of the finales he pushes the tempo to high speeds, creating an entirely different effect on a piano that the music would have on a harpsichord.
La Divina Armonia - Bach: Concertos (2016) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

La Divina Armonia, Lorenzo Ghielmi, Jan De Winne, Mayumi Hirasaki - Bach: Concertos (BWV 1042,1044, 1052) and Cantata 'Non sa che sia Dolore' (BWV 209) (2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 74:02 minutes | 1.43 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

With its recording of Handel organ concertos Op.4 (PAS944), the ensemble La Divina Armonia under Lorenzo Ghielmi impressively demonstrated that they can add new tunes to well-known standard repertoire, which requires interpretative taste, superior technology and exceptional natural musicality. The musicians prove that they have all of this in abundance with their recording of three Bach concertos which experienced a makeover by the performers, without distorting the works.
Concerto Koln & Giuliano Carmignola - Bach: Violin Concertos (2014) [Official Digital Download]

Concerto Koln & Giuliano Carmignola - Bach: Violin Concertos (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | Time - 73:36 minutes | 854 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

This captivating new Bach release will become a timeless piece of music which can only come from the outstanding combination of Giuliano Carmignola and Concerto Köln.

Bach and the Patterns of Invention  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Jeembo at April 25, 2018
Bach and the Patterns of Invention

Bach and the Patterns of Invention by Laurence Dreyfus
English | 2004 | ISBN: 0674013565 | 288 Pages | PDF | 47.0 MB

In this major new interpretation of the music of J. S. Bach, we gain a striking picture of the composer as a unique critic of his age.
Jordi Savall - J.S. Bach - Les Six Concerts Brandebourgeois (1991) {2010 Remaster Alia Vox AVSA 9871 A+B)

Jordi Savall - J.S. Bach - Les Six Concerts Brandebourgeois (1991) {2010 Remaster Alia Vox AVSA 9871 A+B)
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 566 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 232 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 116 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1991, 2010 Alia Vox | AVSA 9871 A+B
Classical / Baroque

This reissue offers music lovers a golden opportunity to hear one of the truly great sets of Brandenburg Concertos. Listeners familiar with the fast, super-bright sound of certain famous British and German authentic instrument groups such as The English Concert or Musica Antiqua Kцln, will find much to savor in these warmly dark-toned versions. Gamba player turned conductor Jordi Savall treats each work with positively epicurean relish.

Brad Mehldau - After Bach (2018)  Music

Posted by Designol at March 31, 2018
Brad Mehldau - After Bach (2018)

Brad Mehldau - After Bach (2018)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 269 Mb | Scans included
Label: Nonesuch Records | # 7559-79318-0 | Time: 01:09:22
Contemporary Jazz, Modern Creative, Classical Crossover

No composer looms over modern jazz quite like Johann Sebastian Bach, whose harmonic rigour seems to have provided the basis for bebop and all that followed. Listen to the endlessly mutating semiquavers tumbling from Charlie Parker’s saxophone and it could be the top line of a Bach fantasia; the jolting cycle of chords in John Coltrane’s Giant Steps could come straight from a Bach fugue and Bach’s contrapuntal techniques crop up in countless jazz pianists, from Bill Evans to Nina Simone. Bach certainly casts a long shadow over US pianist Brad Mehldau: even when he’s gently mutilating pieces by Radiohead, Nick Drake or the Beatles, he sounds like Glenn Gould ripping into the Goldberg Variations. Which is why it comes as no surprise to see Mehldau recording an entire album inspired by Bach. However, this is not a jazz album. Instead of riffing on Bach themes, as the likes of Jacques Loussier or the Modern Jazz Quartet have done in the past, After Bach sees Mehldau using Bach’s methodology. Mehldau plays five of Bach’s canonic 48 Preludes and Fugues, each followed by his own modern 21st-century response.
The King's Singers, The WDR Big Band, Bill Dobbins - J.S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio (2CD) (2010) (Repost)

The King's Singers, The WDR Big Band, Bill Dobbins - J.S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio (2CD) (2010)
XLD Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) ~ 325.50 Mb (CD1) + 303.59 Mb (CD2) + 7.58 Mb (Scans) | 01:47:16
Crossover Jazz, Classical, Vocal, Big Band | Country: UK/Germany | Label: Signum Classics - SIGCD215

When Lucas Schmid, producer of the WDR Big Band, first mentioned his interest in a program of music from the Christmas Oratorio of J.S. Bach, arranged to feature this ensemble in combination with the King’s Singers, I was immediately interested and excited. Having collaborated several times with this group of uniquely gifted vocalists, including the WDR Big Band’s Bach 2000 project, I knew there was an opportunity to create something very special indeed. Bach composed the work between 1734 and 1735. Since each of the six cantatas that make up the Christmas Oratorio was originally intended for a particular Sunday in the liturgical year, the sheer quantity of music is far too much for a single performance. The first major part of my work, then, would be the musical selection.
Zuzana Ruzickova - Bach: The Complete Keyboard works (20CD Box Set) (2016)

Zuzana Ruzickova - Bach: The Complete Keyboard works (20CD Box Set) (2016)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image+.cue, log) ~ 8.08 Gb | 23:11:09 | Scans included
Classical | Country: Czechoslovakia | Label: Erato

A musician of searching intellect, generous spirit and formidable purpose, Zuzana Růžičková is one of the 20th century’s most influential harpsichordists. Central to her career, the music of Bach also helped her to transcend with grace the extraordinary adversity she faced during World War II and the Communist era. “There is something above us, near to us, which makes absolute sense, but we don’t see it. Bach tells you: ‘Don’t despair, there is a sense in life and in the world.’”