Beethoven Klemperer

Philippe Herreweghe, Orchestre des Champs-Elysees, La Chapelle Royale, Collegium Vocale - Beethoven: Missa Solemnis (1995)

Philippe Herreweghe, Orchestre des Champs-Élysées, La Chapelle Royale, Collegium Vocale - Beethoven: Missa Solemnis Op.123 (1995)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 329 Mb | Total time: 77:23 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Harmonia Mundi | # HMC 901557 | Recorded: 1995

This really was quite a fine recording of Beethoven's Missa Solemnis, one of the best in years and easily the best of the early music recordings. The Choeur de la Chapelle Royale et du Collegium Vocale sing with strength and stamina, but also with grace and beauty of tone. The Champs Elysees Orchestra plays with power and precision, but also with unity of ensemble and beauty of tone, a very rare quality in an early music orchestra. And Herreweghe himself is actually an apt interpreter of the work. Not only does he have a knack for bringing out better than the best in his performers, but he actually seems to believe in the spiritual and sublime essence of the work, a very, very rare quality in any conductor these days. The result is a performance which, while it doesn't rival the 1940 Toscanini, the 1965 Klemperer, or the 1974 Böhm, does express the overwhelming sense that the numinous is imminent. Harmonia Mundi's sound is rich and vibrant.
- James Leonard
Otto Klemperer - Wagner: Der fliegende Holländer (1968/2017) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Otto Klemperer - Wagner: Der fliegende Holländer (1968/2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 151:58 minutes | 2.97 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front Cover

When this recording of Der fliegende Holländer first appeared in 1968, Gramophone magazine declared it “as perfect as we have any right to demand”. Otto Klemperer conceives the score on an epic scale, and Theo Adam, reaching deep into the heart of the world-weary Dutchman, meets his match in the young and incandescent Senta of Anja Silja.

Otto Klemperer - Wagner: Der fliegende Holländer (2017)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at Oct. 24, 2017
Otto Klemperer - Wagner: Der fliegende Holländer (2017)

Otto Klemperer - Wagner: Der fliegende Holländer
Classical, Opera | WEB FLAC (tracks) & front cover | 151:58 min | 794 MB
Label: Warner Classics | Tracks: 48 | 2017

‘This performance is as perfect as we have any right to demand. Klemperer’s magisterial interpretation of the opera has a blazing intensity, the orchestra plays superbly and the cast give of their considerable best.’ - Gramophone
Beethoven - Symphonies Nos. 3 & 9, Overtures (1992) {Karl Böhm, VPO} {2CD Deutsche Grammophon 437 368-2 rec 1972}

Beethoven - Symphonies Nos. 3 & 9, Overtures (1992) {Karl Böhm, VPO} {2CD Deutsche Grammophon 437 368-2 rec 1972}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 687 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 345 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (png) -> 29 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1972, 1992 Polydor / Deutsche Grammophon | 437 368-2
Classical / Symphonies

This is one of the greatest recordings of the famous Ninth Symphony. It has long been overshadowed by Karajan's three recordings for the same label, as well as Bernstein's version with the same orchestra. But put them all on your CD player and compare, and this is the one you'll be coming back to. Böhm was the least glamorous of conductors, but he approaches the Ninth with messianic zeal and a fanatical gleam in his eye. The opening movement is a cataclysm, the sublime slow movement never loses its contemplative flow, and everyone involved simply sings and plays the pants off of the finale. If the final minute or two doesn't pull you right out of your seat, nothing will. Grab it while you can at this "twofer" price. It's a steal. –David Hurwitz
Daniel Barenboim / Otto Klemperer - Beethoven: The Complete Symphonies and Piano Concertos (9CDs, 2000)

Daniel Barenboim / Otto Klemperer - Beethoven: The Complete Symphonies and Piano Concertos (9CDs, 2000)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Image+.cue, log) | 3,02 Gb | Scans -> 27 mb
MP3 320 kbps | 9 Cds, 11:00:41 min | 1,47 Gb
Genre: Classical / Label: EMI Classics

Otto Klemperer's Beethoven is one of the towering achievements in the history of recordings. By today's standards, these performances are hopelessly old-fashioned: dark, heavy, and frequently very slow. But they are also the grandest, most unsentimental, most purposeful versions in the catalog.
Rudolf Kempe, Munchner Philharmoniker - Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 5 & 6 'Pastoral' (2012)

Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphonies Nos. 5 & 6 'Pastoral' (2012)
Münchner Philharmoniker, conducted by Rudolf Kempe

EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 327 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 177 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans ~ 52 Mb
Genre: Classical | Label: Warner Classics | # 50999 6 02303 2 4 | Time: 01:13:47

Major documents from Rudolf Kempe's later years at the head of the Munich Philharmonic. Beethoven's Fifth, that masterpiece of emotional tension, and his Sixth, all vivid depiction of nature, are both readings of maturity and perfection.
Otto Klemperer & Wiener Philharmoniker - Live Broadcasts: 8 CD Box Set (2005)

Otto Klemperer & Wiener Philharmoniker - Live Broadcasts: 8 CD Box Set (2005)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 1,21 Gb | Covers - 55 Mb
Label: Testament UK | Release Year: 2005

This extraordinary set of live Klemperer performances should be in the collection of everyone who cares about Klemperer and his marvelous style of music making. Massive and often slow but always vital and alive, they will not appeal to everyone.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Otto Klemperer - The Last 6 Symphonies (2012) {3x Hybrid-SACD // ISO & HiRes FLAC}

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - The Last 6 Symphonies
Philharmonia Orchestra / New Philharmonia Orchestra - Otto Klemperer
3xSACD | ISOs (2.0): 6,52 GB | 24B/88,2kHz Stereo FLAC: 2,90 GB | Full Artwork
Label/Cat#: EMI Classics # 50999 9 55932 2 | Country/Year: Europe 2012 (1956-1962) | 5% Recovery Info
Genre: Classical | Style: Viennese School, Orchestral, Historical Recording

"…This is what might be called big band Mozart, with none of the modern early music refinements coming into play as in the cycles of Pinnock or Hogwood. This is Mozart on modern instruments in a large-sized orchestra – not just 40 musicians like some so-called “authentic” recordings. On the other hand, Klemperer has a different approach to this music that he obviously adored and was fully familiar with. While cycles by Mackerras, Bohm, Karajan, Bruno Walter and others may compete in some ways, Klemperer’s efforts stand up amazingly well now that one can hear details in the recordings which were never exposed before except in the mastering studio." ~audiophile-audition
Beethoven - The Complete Orchestral Works, vol.5: Piano Concerto No 3 & Triple Concerto (2002) [Berezovsky, Dausgaard]

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano concerto no.3 in C minor, op.37; Triple concerto in C minor, op.56 (2002)
Boris Berezovsky, piano; Urban Svensson, violin; Mats Rondin, cello
Swedish Chamber Orchestra Örebro; Thomas Dausgaard, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 278 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 191 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Simax Classics | # PSC 1183 | Time: 01:09:07

The soloists step into the light again for this fifth release in the Simax-series with the complete orchestral music of Beethoven. After the wonderful reception of piano concertos 1 and 2 (PSC 1181) its now time for concerto no.3, with Berezovsky on exceptional form. Plus a stunning rendering of the Triple concerto. Dausgaard leads with a sensitive ear to the poetry and somewhat melancoly expression found in both these concertos, engaging the orchestra in "chamber musical" ensemble with the soloists. But there are massive outbursts as well, in sparkling performance!

Otto Klemperer - Romantic Symphonies & Overtures (2012)  Music

Posted by peotuvave at July 7, 2015
Otto Klemperer - Romantic Symphonies & Overtures (2012)

Otto Klemperer - Romantic Symphonies & Overtures (2012)
EAC Rip | Flac (Tracks + cue + log) | 3.47 GB | 10 CDs | Full Scans
Genre: Classical | Label: EMI | Catalog Number: 404309

Otto Klemperer was born on 14th May 1885 in Breslau, Silesia (now Wroclaw, Poland) and died on 6th July 1973 in Zurich and hence next year we mark 40 years since his passing. Although disfigured by a stroke suffered whilst a brain tumour was being removed he became a world-renowned conductor whose recordings became and remain touchstones for the EMI catalogue.