Bolero, Ravel

Maurice Ravel - ON de France / Maazel - Bolero, La Valse & Rapsodie Espagnole (1984, CBS Masterworks # MK 37289)

Maurice Ravel - Bolero, La Valse & Rapsodie Espagnole
Orchestre National de France - Lorin Maazel
EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 224 MB | Full Artwork | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: CBS Masterworks # MK 37289 | Country/Year: Europe 1984
Genre: Classical | Style: Romantic, Early 20th Century

"Was Lorin Maazel und sein Orchester hier bieten, stellt an Klarheit und Präzision alles mir Bekannte in Sachen Ravel in den Schatten." ~FonoForum 6/1984
Maurice Ravel - Cincinnati SO, Lopez-Cobos - Bolero, La Valse & Other Works (1988, Telarc # CD-80171)

Maurice Ravel - Bolero, La Valse & Other Works
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra / Jesus Lopez-Cobos
EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 208 MB | Full Artwork | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: Telarc # CD-80171 | Country/Year: US 1988
Genre: Classical | Style: Romantic, Early 20th Century

"…The recording does, in fact, have a very wide dynamic range – not much use for playing in the car, where the soft passages would be drowned by road noise, unless you have a top-of-the-range limo, and the louder sections would seriously impair your driving, like the head-banging bass sounds one hears, usually emanating from black cars with heavily tinted windows. With ironic inevitability, the moment I typed those words I was disturbed by just such a noise from a car in a traffic queue outside! Even in domestic situations it is hard to cope with such a wide range; most of us have neighbours to consider and, even with good loudspeakers, quieter passages lack presence if played at a lower volume…"
Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan - Ravel: Bolero; Debussy: La Mer; Mussorgsky; Pictures (1995/2015) [24/96]

Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan - Ravel: Bolero; Debussy: La Mer; Mussorgsky: Pictures (1995/2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 74:49 minutes | 1.43 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

„Here are examples of 'The Karajan Effect' at its most positive, and sounding, in these new transfers, fractionally more open, focused and fresh than before, with the billowing bass moderated and the dynamic range extended. Along with Karajan's own imaginative deployment of orchestral colour (to take one example: the extra gong with barely damped striker at the end of Pictures), the Berlin Jesus-Christus Kirche acoustics of these 1964-6 recordings add their own wonderful coloration and atmosphere (dark and cavernous at appropriate moments in Pictures).
Ravel: Bolero - La valse - Rapsodie espagnole / Debussy: Images (2005) {Hybrid-SACD // ISO & FLAC}

Ravel: Bolero - La valse - Rapsodie espagnole / Debussy: Images
Charles Munch / Boston Symphony Orchestra
SACD ISO (2.0/MCH): 2,70 GB | 24B/88,2kHz Stereo FLAC: 1,30 GB | Partial Artwork | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: RCA Red Seal "Living Stereo" # 82876-66374-2 | Country/Year: US 2005
Genre: Classical | Style: Romantic, Early 20th Century

"…Recommended with enormous pleasure. " ~sa-cd.net
Maurice Ravel - London Symphony Chorus & Orchestra / André Previn - Daphnis et Chloe / Bolero (1980's, CD reissue 1998)

Maurice Ravel - Daphnis et Chloe / Bolero
London Symphony Chorus & Orchestra / André Previn
EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 318 MB | Full Artwork: 52 MB | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: EMI # 7243 5 73034 2 2 | Country/Year: Europe 1998, 1980's
Genre: Classical | Style: Romantic

One of the most versatile musicians on the planet, André Previn has amassed considerable credentials as a jazz pianist, despite carving out separate lives first as a Hollywood arranger and composer, and then as a world-class classical conductor, pianist, and composer. Always fluid, melodic, and swinging, with elements of Bud Powell, Oscar Peterson, and Horace Silver mixed with a faultless technique, Previn didn't change much over the decades but could always be counted upon for polished, reliable performances at the drop of a hat…
Valery Gergiev, LSO - Ravel: Daphnis et Chloe; Pavane; Bolero (2010) [2.0 & 5.0] PS3 ISO + FLAC {RE-UP}

Valery Gergiev, London Symphony Orchestra & London Symphony Chorus -
- Maurice Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé / Pavane / Boléro (2010) [2.0 & 5.0]

PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DST64 2.0 & 5.1 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 78:36 minutes | Scans included | 4,35 GB
or FLAC 2.0 Stereo (converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Scans included | 1,38 GB
Leonard Bernstein & New York Philharmonic – Ravel. Bolero, la Valse, Rapsodie Espagnole (1961)

Leonard Bernstein & New York Philharmonic – Ravel. Bolero, la Valse, Rapsodie Espagnole (1961)
1 LP | time: 45 m 25 s | HQ scans 300 dpi | tags | MP3 320 CBR > 109,86 MB
Classical, World / Label: Columbia MS 611 / Uploaded, Depositfiles

Record of American conductor, pianist and composer Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990) leading the New York Philharmonic Orchestra in a work dedicated to the great French composer J. Maurice Ravel. Bernstein was one of the largest and most popular directors, one of the most powerful composers and a talented pianist of the last century. Gained fame over a long career of nearly five decades, marked with an endless list of awards, medals and other honors. He led the New York Philharmonic (one of the five major American symphony orchestras) between 1958 and 1969.
Ravel: Orchestral Music / Haitink, Royal Concertgebouw (2004)

Ravel: Orchestral Music / Haitink, Royal Concertgebouw (2004)
EAC Rip | FLAC, log, cue, no scans | RAR Rec. 3% | 642Mb | hotfile, filesonic
Classical | Label: Philips | 2CD

Haitink leads the Concertgebouw Orchestra in these distinguished recordings of Ravel's major orchestral scores that probably remain among the best available. Most noteworthy are his interpretations of Bolero, Alborada del Gracioso and La Valse on the first CD; La Mere d'Oye and Daphnis et Chloe on the second.
Maurice Ravel: Bolero, La valse, Alborada del grazioso, Daphis et Chloe - New York Philharmonic; Leonard Bernstein

Maurice Ravel: Bolero; Alborada del gracioso; La valse; Daphis et Chloe; Raspodie Espagnole –
Schola Cantorum; Orchestre National de France; New York Philharmonic; Leonard Bernstein

Classical | 1 CD | EAC Rip | 315 MB | FLAC+LOG+Cue | Full scans | RS links
Publisher: Sony Classical | Recorded: 1975 | Published: 1998

Editorial Reviews- Amazon.com
What a potent combo: Maurice Ravel and Leonard Bernstein. Boléro slowly comes to a steady boil without any ingredients overflowing. By contrast, in Alborada del Gracioso and La Valse, Bernstein thoroughly revels in his French orchestra's watery brass and silvery string tuttis. Back in Manhattan, the Daphnis and Chloé suite and Rapsodie Espagnol are lusty without ever sounding vulgar. Some might find the miking a hair spotlit for their tastes, but Ravel's breathtaking orchestration can withstand such scrutiny. So can Bernstein and company. An ingratiating release. –Jed Distler

Daniel Barenboim – Ravel – Debussy - Tchaikovsky (1982)  Music

Posted by janwal46 at March 12, 2010
Daniel Barenboim – Ravel – Debussy - Tchaikovsky (1982)

Daniel Barenboim – Ravel – Debussy - Tchaikovsky (1982)
Deutsche Grammophon 3D Classics | 1982 | Classical | EAC RIP | FLAC+CUE+LOG+HQ-Covers (400Dpi) | 316Mb+14Mb

Daniel Barenboim, born November. 15, 1942, Buenos Aires, Argentine, is an Israeli pianist and conductor. A prodigy, he made his debut at age eight. His family moved to Israel in 1952, and he first performed in the U.S. at Carnegie Hall in 1957. As a pianist he became known for his colourful interpretations of Classical and Romantic composers. He started conducting professionally in 1962 and led the English Chamber Orchestra (1964 – 75) and the Orchestre de Paris (1975 – 89). He became principal conductor of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in 1991 and was appointed music director of the Berlin State Opera in 1992. He has been a prominent advocate for peace in the Middle East.