Bach Essential Classics

V.A. - The Essential Classics Collection (6CD Box Set, 1999)  Music

Posted by Discograf_man at Aug. 1, 2017
V.A. - The Essential Classics Collection (6CD Box Set, 1999)

V.A. - The Essential Classics Collection (6CD Box Set, 1999)
Classical, Meditation | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 971 Mb | Scans 2,11 Mb
Label: Deutsche Grammophon

The intent of this set is pretty clear from the titles of each of the six discs: Meditations; Orchestral Fireworks; Invitation to the Dance; Nocturne; Pomp & Circumstance; Grand Opera. This is mood or 'theme' music designed to provide either a background or a sequence of 'tasters' initiating the person who comes fresh to classical music with a sampling from the 'great and the good'. True the 'great and the good' are all from the core repertoire; not even a scintilla of Janacek, Nielsen, Adams, Reich which is a shame.
Rosalyn Tureck, Charles Rosen - J.S. Bach: The Keyboard Album (featuring The Italian Concerto and The Art of Fugue) (1997)

Rosalyn Tureck, Charles Rosen - J.S. Bach: The Keyboard Album (featuring The Italian Concerto and The Art of Fugue) (1997)
EAC | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 02:20:08 | 568 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Sony Classical | Catalog: 63231

This long-deleted Essential Classics reissue (available again courtesy of Arkivmusic.com’s on-demand reprint program) comprises the first CD remastering of two separate Bach piano releases. One disc features Rosalyn Tureck’s Bach Album, an early-1981 digital production made up mostly of short pieces, plus the Aria and Variations in Italian Style. The close-up yet warm sonics capture the full measure of Tureck’s technical specificity, subtle use of color, and micromanaged dynamics. Notice her absolute linear control in the F minor suite’s Prelude (first sound clip), or how her seemingly over-detached articulations (the seventh Italian variation) always maintain a lilting presence.

Mark Lubotsky - Bach: 3 Sonate e 3 Partite per violino solo (1987)  Music

Posted by Domestos at Sept. 12, 2017
Mark Lubotsky - Bach: 3 Sonate e 3 Partite per violino solo (1987)

Mark Lubotsky - Bach: 3 Sonate e 3 Partite per violino solo (1987)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image+.cue, log) ~ 361.99 Mb (CD1) + 374.62 Mb (CD2) | Scans included
Classical, Violin | 02:20:03 | Label: Clavigram

Violinist Mark Lubotsky was born in Leningrad (St. Petersburg) and grew up in Moscow. Along with Abraham Jampolsky, David Oistrakh was his most important teacher at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory there. Has has won prizes at international competitions such as Salzburg Mozart Competition and the Moscow Tchaikovsky competition. Lubotsky is deeply committed to Oistrakh’s musical ethics and this signifies the striving for maximum concurrence between emotional and intellectual components on a high technical level of interpretation.
Decca Ultimate - The Essential Masterpieces: Box Set Series 170CDs (2006-2009)

Decca Ultimate - The Essential Masterpieces: Box Set Series 170CDs (2006-2009)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 26,11 Gb
Label: Decca | Release Year: 2006-2009

A large collection of classical music, released by Decca Records. The collection consists of 34 issues, on CD 5 each.
Decca Records - British record label founded in 1929 by Edward Lewis. Decca Records released recordings of various genres, including jazz, rock, pop and classical music.
C.P.E. Bach, Vivaldi & Tartini - Cello Concertos - Mstisislav Rostropovich, Hugh Wolff (2016) {Teldec-Warner Classics rec 1993}

C.P.E. Bach, Vivaldi & Tartini - Cello Concertos - Mstisislav Rostropovich, Hugh Wolff (2016) {Teldec-Warner Classics rec 1993}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 270 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 122 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (png) -> 50 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1993, 2016 Teldec / Warner Classics / Parlophone | 0825646773305
Classical / Baroque / Cello

While J.S. Bach’s Suites for solo cello are, by definition, closely identified with Mstislav Rostropovich as the supreme cellist of his time, the B flat concerto of Carl Philipp Emmanuel Bach represents a more unusual departure. It is programmed here with two concertos in D major by Italian composers of the elder Bach’s generation, Antonio Vivaldi and Giuseppe Tartini.
Django Reinhardt - The Complete Trios (1934-1953) {Essential Jazz Classics EJC55558 rel 2012}

Django Reinhardt - The Complete Trios (1934-1953) {Essential Jazz Classics EJC55558 rel 2012}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 176 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 164 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (png) -> 77 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1934-1953, 2012 Essential Jazz Classics | EJC55558 | 24bit remastered
Jazz / Continental Jazz / Swing / Gypsy / Guitar

Among the dozens of sessions Django Reinhardt cut with various groups from 1934 to 1953, he would only rarely make trio recordings. This set compiles all of this existing instrumental trios, including a variety of different formations. As a bonus, a rare session by singer Nitta Rette backed by a trio of Django, Stéphane Grappelli and pianist Emil Stern (with plenty of solos by the three instrumentalists), as well as a series of quartet sides which feature Django as a prominent soloist.
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner - J.S. Bach: The Art of Fugue; Musical Offering (1994) 2CDs

Johann Sebastian Bach: The Art of Fugue; Musical Offering (1994) 2CDs
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields; Sir Neville Marriner, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 630 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 304 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Philips Classics | # 442 556-2 | Time: 02:09:01

There are many apocryphal stories in the classical-music world, but the one in which Frederick the Great challenged Bach to improvise a six-part fugue on a theme of the king's own invention is true, and The Musical Offering was, after a period of further reflection, the result. As with all the works of Bach's later years, the work is both great art and a "teaching piece," which shows everything that he thought could be done with the king's theme. The Trio Sonata based on the theme is the only major piece of chamber music from Bach's last decades in Leipzig, and that makes the work and essential cornerstone of any Bach collection. This performance, led by Neville Marriner, is both polished and lively, and very well recorded. At a "twofer" price, coupled with The Art of Fugue, it's the preferred version of the work on modern instruments.
Various Artists - 101 Film Classics (2016) {6CD Box Set Decca 478 3676 rel 2012}

Various Artists - 101 Film Classics (2016) {6CD Box Set Decca 478 3676 rel 2012}
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© 2012, 2016 Decca Music | 478 3676
Classical / Film Score

For many their first encounter with classical music will be through its use in films and this collection makes a fantastic entry point to this rich and diverse world. Helpfully all tracks list the films alongside the music, so there will be no doubt as to where the music is familiar from. Classical music has been used to memorable effect in films many times from Ride of the Valkyries in Apocalypse Now to Barber s Adagio in Platoon and from Also sprach Zarathustra in 2001: A Space Odyssey to Beethoven s Ninth in A Clockwork Orange. Occasionally, as in the case of Mozart s Piano Concerto No.21 used in Elvira Madigan, the film title has provided a lasting nickname for the music. All these favourites are included here.
Various Artists - 101 Relaxing Classics (2016) {6CD Box Set Decca 478 5074 rel 2013}

Various Artists - 101 Relaxing Classics (2016) {6CD Box Set Decca 478 5074 rel 2013}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 1.81 Gb | MP3 @320 -> 1.06 Gb
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© 2013, 2016 Decca Music | 478 5074
Classical

With the stresses and strains of modern life to contend with, many turn to classical music for solace and this varied collection of over seven and a half hours of relaxing favorites is the perfect antidote to the pressures of modern life. The set is themed and starts with two CDs of choral music, many of which are vocal arrangements of familiar favorites. These are followed by CDs devoted respectfully to flute and harp, the classical guitar, piano and orchestral music. Those who enjoyed the 101 Adagios set will find much to enjoy here, and can be reassured that any duplication is kept to an absolute minimum and where it does occur, is in strikingly different arrangements. The artists at the helm of this relaxing journey include the choirs of King s College Cambridge and the New College Oxford, flautist William Bennett and harpist Marisa Robles, Pepe Romero, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Herbert von Karajan and Sir Georg Solti.
Kristof Barati - Johann Sebastian Bach: Sonatas & Partitas for solo violin, BWV 1001-1006 (2009) 2 CDs, Reissue 2013

Kristóf Baráti - J.S. Bach: Sonatas & Partitas for solo violin, BWV 1001-1006 (2009)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 634 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included | Time: 01:53:33
Genre: Classical | Label: Brilliant Classics | # 94667

The star of the young Hungarian violinist Kristóf Baráti is quickly rising. Having won several important international competitions (the most recent first prize at the prestigious Paganini Competition in Moscow) he plays with important orchestras and conductors, like Charles Dutoit, Kurt Masur, Iván Fischer, Yuri Temirkanov and Marek Janowski. His recent recording of Beethoven’s complete violin sonatas with Klára Würtz received rave reviews: “5 stars…a great duo, comparable with Perlman/Ashkenazy, Grumiaux/Haskil, Ferras/Barbizet’ (Diapason), “A talent that comes along once in a decade, perhaps once in a generation, I don’t say it lightly, but once you’ve heard Baráti and Würtz you’ll never listen to anyone else again” (Fanfare). This recording of the great solo Bach was issued on Berlin Classics in 2009, and shows the sovereign command over the matter, and a deep understanding of the spirit of these masterworks.