Brahms Levine

Bedrich Smetana - Ma Vlast (James Levine, Wiener Philharmoniker) (1987) {Deutsche Grammophon}

Bedrich Smetana - Ma Vlast (James Levine, Wiener Philharmoniker) (1987)
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | 325 mb | MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 180 mb
Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon / 431 652 2


James Levine's viennese recording of Smetana's famed masterpiece is one of the best performances of the work around today. With clear, full-bodied digital recording and ripe, rich and opulent playing from the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, it presents a performance that is as comporable to Kubelik as any other. Despite Levine's roots in the theatre (Metropolitan Opera), he manages to grasp a clear sense of drama in the work, and while some might argue that he is mainly concerned with orchestral effect for its own sake, he certainly does not do this but presents every minute detail in this musical kaliedascopic picture.

Zandonai - Francesca da Rimini (James Levine) (2007/1984)  Music

Posted by Vilboa at Jan. 9, 2017
Zandonai - Francesca da Rimini (James Levine) (2007/1984)

Zandonai - Francesca da Rimini (James Levine) (2007/1984)
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | Italiano (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (Dolby AC3, 6 ch) | (DTS, 6 ch) | 7.76 Gb (DVD9) | 150 min
Classical | Deutsche Grammophon | Sub: Italiano, English, Deutsch, Francais, Espanol, Chinese

The Met's first production in more than 60 years is "treated with a keen appreciation for the special requirements of verismo and a practically vanished performing tradition. Scotto has found her ideal role…a great performance… Domingo sang glamorously… Levine's affectionate concern for the music told in every measure… The massive sets by Ezio Frigerio serve the work exquisitely … Piero Faggioni’s graceful direction strikes a perfect balance” (New York Magazine)

VA - The Best Of Brahms (1992)  Music

Posted by TestTickles at Dec. 23, 2016
VA - The Best Of Brahms (1992)

VA - The Best Of Brahms (1992)
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | scans | 303 mb
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 138 mb
Genre: classical

The Best Of Brahms is a 1992 compilation album released by Vox Cameo Classics. It focuses on the works of Brahms through works by Bamberg Symphony, The Symphony Orchestra OF Southwest German Radio, The Austrian String Quartet with Irmgard Gahl and others.
Bach J.S. - Brandenburg Concertos Nos. 2 & 5; Wedding Cantata, BWV 1047, 1050, 202, 1067 (Levine, Faerber, Battle)

Bach J.S. - Brandenburg Concertos Nos. 2 & 5; Wedding Cantata, BWV 1047, 1050, 202, 1067 (James Levine, Jorg Faerber, Kathleen Battle & SCO, Wurttembergisches Kammerorchester Heilbronn; Jorg Faerber) - 2006
EAC Rip | FLAC, TRACKs+CUE, LOG | Covers | 1cd, 468.64 MB
Classical | Label: Sony and BMG Music | Catalog Number: 82876762222

In many ways this is a special recording. It features first-desks from the Chicago Sym. playing two of Bach's Brandenburg Concertos, and so far beyond the average Baroque ensemble are they that one yearns for the other four. Just to hear the amazing trumpet solos in Concerto no. 2 by the legendary Adolph Herseth repays the cost of the CD. But we also get James Levine doing double duty at the harpsichord in Concerto no. 5. One deficit from the rise of period performance is that non-specialists have been driven out. The days when an all-around musician like Levine or Leonard Bernstein performed Bach and Handel are more or less over, and their replacements, to be tactful, are not on such an exalted level of talent…. By Santa Fe Listener
Anna Vinnitskaya - Johannes Brahms: Ciaccona Per La Mano Sinistra, Otto Klavierstücke Op. 76, Due Rapsodie Op. 79, 7 Fan (2016)

Anna Vinnitskaya - Johannes Brahms: Ciaccona Per La Mano Sinistra, Otto Klavierstücke Op. 76, Due Rapsodie Op. 79, 7 Fan (2016)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) +cue, log, artworks - 244 MB | 01:12:51
Classical | Label: Amadues | Release Year: 2016

Anna Vinnitskaya is among an ever-growing number of super-virtuoso pianists to have won a major competition and then followed with a string of acclaimed debut concerts and recordings. Her victory at the 2007 Queen Elizabeth Competition in Brussels placed her in a field where finding elbow room is a daunting challenge; yet her results with critics and public alike have consistently augured continued success. Her spectacular technique and interpretive depth allow her to convincingly perform a range of repertory, from works by J.S. Bach, Mozart, and Beethoven to Rachmaninov, Medtner, and Prokofiev.
Roger Norrington, SWR, NDR, Soloists - Johannes Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem (2015)

Johannes Brahms - Ein deutsches Requiem (2015)
Christina Landshamer, soprano; Florian Boesch bass; Roger Norrington, conductor
NDR Chor, SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart, Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart des SWR

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 268 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 168 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Hänssler Classic | # CD 93.327 | Time: 01:04:24

Among the major choral-orchestral works of the 19th century, Sir Roger Norrington and his former Orchestra, the Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart des SWR, have tackled over the years, now finally comes Brahms' "German Requiem." one of the most beautiful and popular sacred music works in the repertoire. Brahms’ contemporaries, including his close friend Clara Schumann were moved with the score and were enthusiastic about it - and it has been a favorite with the general public ever since. Although Biblical texts are used, the piece is not in the standard church-liturgical tradition. It was Brahms‘personal response to "those who mourn"! The central idea of this masterpiece is the reality of human existence. It is precisely this „earthly character“ that Roger Norrington uses to shape his interpretation emphasizing the grave beautify of the music and not religious awe; in this, Norrington draws us close to the composer’s intentions. He is ably supported by soprano soloist Christina Landshamer, basso Florian Boesch, SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart and the NDR.

Puccini - Il Trittico (James Levine) (2010/1981)  Music

Posted by Vilboa at Sept. 26, 2016
Puccini - Il Trittico (James Levine) (2010/1981)

Puccini - Il Trittico (James Levine) (2010/1981)
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | Italiano (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (DTS, 6 ch) | 7.34 Gb+3.53 Gb (DVD9+DVD5) | 170 min
Classical | The Metropolitan Opera | Sub: English

Leading the enormous forces to bring Puccini's huge vision to life in this now-legendary performance, James Levine presides over an evening of three one-act operas that cover the full spectrum of human experience. The great singing actress Renata Scotto is featured in all three operas, perhaps most memorably in her searing portrayal of Suor Angelica - a nu whose extreme atonement for he sin ultimately wins her redemption.
Sir John Barbirolli and Wiener Philharmoniker - Brahms: The Four Symphonies (2016)

Sir John Barbirolli and Wiener Philharmoniker - Brahms: The Four Symphonies (2016)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | Artworks | 03:35:46 | 562 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Warner CLassics

The Original Jackets Series from Warner Classics focuses on the greatest recording from the past and reissues them with the original artwork from their first release.

Great Masters: Brahms-His Life and Music [repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by FenixN at Feb. 6, 2016
Great Masters: Brahms-His Life and Music [repost]

Great Masters: Brahms-His Life and Music
Audio CDs in MP3 / English: MP3, 64 kb/s (2 ch) | Duration: 05:59:05 | 2013 | ISBN-10: N/A | ASIN: B00DTNVQJY | 164 MB
Genre: Biographies, Cultures, Music

Johannes Brahms was a man of contrasts. His serious Teutonic music was balanced by joyful dance music. His miserliness with himself by exceeding generosity with family and associates. His kindness to working people with a biting, malicious wit reserved for those he encountered in artistic and aristocratic circles.

Johannes Brahms: Die Lieder  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ksveta6 at Dec. 1, 2015
Johannes Brahms: Die Lieder

Matthias Schmidt, "Johannes Brahms: Die Lieder (Beck'sche Reihe)"
2015 | ISBN: 3406682820 | German | 128 pages | EPUB | 3 MB