Beethoven Best

Ludwig van Beethoven - Best Beethoven 100 (2007)  Music

Posted by LoveHive at Dec. 19, 2016
Ludwig van Beethoven - Best Beethoven 100 (2007)

Ludwig van Beethoven - Best Beethoven 100 (2007)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 07:38:46 | 1.02 GB
Label: Warner Classics

The trouble with anthology recordings of this kind is that at root, just as with any other kind of music, a great classical performance depends less on a set of abstract qualities of excellence than on a creative response to a given set of circumstances. That said, this six-disc outing does better than most with the particularly difficult problem of offering a reasonable sample of Beethoven's music.

VA - RCA Red Seal: Best 100 Vol.01-Vol.50 (2008)  Music

Posted by Discograf_man at March 17, 2015
VA - RCA Red Seal: Best 100 Vol.01-Vol.50 (2008)

VA - RCA Red Seal: Best 100 Vol.01-Vol.50 (2008)
Classical, Opera | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 8,0 Gb | Covers - 48 Mb
Label: Sony Music | Release Year: 2008

RCA Red Seal is a classical music label and is now part of Sony Masterworks. The Red Seal label was begun in 1902 by the Gramophone Company in the United Kingdom and was quickly adopted by its United States affiliate, the Victor Talking Machine Company, and its president, Eldridge R. Johnson. Distinctive, red paper information labels affixed to the centre of the two affiliated companies' black shellac discs inspired the name. Led by the work of the great tenor Enrico Caruso, Victor's Red Seal Records changed the perception of recorded music.

Oliver Schnyder Trio - Beethoven: The Piano Trios (2017)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at Sept. 22, 2017
Oliver Schnyder Trio - Beethoven: The Piano Trios (2017)

Oliver Schnyder Trio - Beethoven: The Piano Trios
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 205:50 min | 839 MB
Label: Sony Classical | Tracks: 26 | Rls.date: 2017

The main mission of The Oliver Schnyder Trio (Andreas Janke, violin, Oliver Schnyder, piano, and Benjamin Nyffenegger, cello) is to celebrate classical works written for trio and commission new compositions. Their first grand opus is this timeless recording of Beethoven’s works for piano trio in a special 3CD set. The music of Ludwig van Beethoven is revolutionary and reaches far beyond the time of writing. Beethoven was unique, but at the same time, offered a central point of departure for new traditions of composition.
Beethoven Complete Piano Sonatas (1986) (Wilhelm Backhauss) (10CD Box Set)

Beethoven Complete Piano Sonatas (1986) (Wilhelm Backhauss) (10CD Box Set)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Artwork | 1.93 Gb | MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 1.3 Gb
Classical, Piano Sonata | Label: London Records / F00L-29001/9 / 417 203/212-2

10 CD box set celebrating the work of the German Beethoven-pianist of international renown, Wilhelm Backhaus. It contains all of his concert recordings, the most popular sonatas and waltz-variations.

Ludwig Van Beethoven - Complete Works (2007) (100 CDs Box Set)  Music

Posted by murena at Sept. 18, 2017
Ludwig Van Beethoven - Complete Works (2007) (100 CDs Box Set)

Ludwig Van Beethoven - Complete Works (2007) (100 CDs Box Set)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks+.cue, log) | Scans included | 25 Gb
MP3 320 kbps | 100 CDs, 213:33:15 min | 15 Gb
Genre: Classical, Romantic / Label: Brilliant Classics

The complete works of Beethoven on 85 CDs plus a supplement particularly outstanding recordings of the past on 15 CDs!
Including the 32 legendary piano sonatas, played by the eccentric talent of the century Friedrich Gulda

Ten Years After - All The Best (2012) 2CDs [Repost]  Music

Posted by Designol at Sept. 12, 2017
Ten Years After - All The Best (2012) 2CDs [Repost]

Ten Years After - All The Best (2012) 2CDs
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 1 Gb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 372 Mb | Scans included | 02:34:39
Blues-Rock, British Blues, Classic Rock, Hard Rock | Label: EMI | # 50999 6 23594 2 9

Hard-rocking British blues band led by virtuosic guitarist Alvin Lee and best known for their legendary Woodstock performance. 2012 Compilation. 34 Tracks. Including 3 BBC recordings, previously unavailable on CD.
Beethoven - Symphonies Nos. 6, 7 & 8, Overtures (1993) {Karl Böhm, VPO} {2CD Deutsche Grammophon 437 928-2 rec 1969-72}

Beethoven - Symphonies Nos. 6, 7 & 8, Overtures (1993) {Karl Böhm, VPO} {2CD Deutsche Grammophon 437 928-2 rec 1969-72}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 619 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 306 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (png) -> 30 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1969-72, 1993 Polydor / Deutsche Grammophon | 437 928-2
Classical / Symphonies

Karl Böhm's Beethoven is, on balance, the best complete cycle available from Deutsche Grammophon. This will come as a surprise to many, given the fact that the label relentlessly promotes performances by Herbert von Karajan (three complete cycles!) and Leonard Bernstein, but for quality of playing, as well as superb sound, these versions are just about unbeatable. And at a "twofer" price, the complete set on three pairs of discs is a terrific value. –David Hurwitz
Beethoven - Symphonies Nos. 1, 2, 4 & 5 (1993) {Karl Böhm, VPO} {2CD Deutsche Grammophon 439 681-2 rec 1972}

Beethoven - Symphonies Nos. 1, 2, 4 & 5 (1993) {Karl Böhm, VPO} {2CD Deutsche Grammophon 439 681-2 rec 1972}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 628 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 317 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (png) -> 29 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1972, 1993 Polydor, Deutsche Grammophon | 439 681-2
Classical / Symphonies

Karl Böhm's Vienna Philharmonic Beethoven cycle is Deutsche Grammophon's best kept secret. Not only is it the finest complete set of Beethoven symphonies in their catalog, it's also far and away the best recorded, and to make matters even more irresistible, it's also the least expensive (it's available on three "twofer" sets). These performances are typical: weighty, intense, powerful, and magnificently played. Listen especially to the (comparatively) neglected Fourth Symphony: if Böhm doesn't convince you that this is major Beethoven, then no one can.
Glenn Gould - Beethoven/Liszt: Symphony No.6, Op. 68, "Pastoral" (Piano Transcription) (1993)

Glenn Gould - Beethoven/Liszt: Symphony No.6, Op. 68, "Pastoral" (Piano Transcription) (1993)
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 00:55:27 | 129 Mb
Classical | Label: Sony Classical

None of Liszt's ingenuous Beethoven symphony transcriptions had been recorded when Glenn Gould charted virgin territory in 1967 with the Fifth. Not only does Gould take Liszt's prodigious technical demands in stride, he also turns in what may be his best Beethoven playing on record. The pianist brings a kind of rhythmic acuity to the outer movements that makes many orchestral versions seem tame in comparison, even those with faster tempos. Gould's genius for sustaining tension at slow tempos is fully revealed in the second movement, in which each phrase is timed to a T. The first movement of the Pastorale flows more assuredly and accurately than in Gould's CBC Radio performance of the entire transcription. It's a pity Gould abandoned his plans to record the entire cycle.
Pierre Fournier, Wilhelm Kempff - Beethoven: The Music for Cello and Piano (1989)

Pierre Fournier, Wilhelm Kempff - Beethoven: The Music for Cello and Piano (1989)
EAC | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 02:13:57 | 621 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Catalog: 453 013-2

Before anything else is said, it has to be admitted that the 1963 recording with Mstislav Rostropovich and Sviatoslav Richter is beyond all argument the greatest set of Beethoven's cello sonatas ever recorded. Nevertheless, for the single best recording of Beethoven's cello sonata, it should be this 1965 recording by Pierre Fournier and Wilhelm Kempff. Because while Rostropovich and Richter are the greater virtuosos, their virtuosity is also inevitably the prism through which Beethoven's music radiates and his music is colored by their virtuosity.