Brahms The 4 Symphonys

Richard Tognetti, Australian Chamber Orchestra - Vivaldi: The 4 Seasons (2014) {SACD, Audio CD Layer}

Richard Tognetti, Australian Chamber Orchestra - Vivaldi: The 4 Seasons (2014) {SACD, Audio CD Layer}
EAC Rip | WV (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 378 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 165 Mb
Full Scans (JPG, 600 dpi) ~ 43 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Classical | BIS Records #BIS-2103

The world was hardly clamoring for another recording of Vivaldi's Four Seasons violin concertos, but the Australian Chamber Orchestra has evolved into one of the world's top concert attractions, and it's natural that their fans would want to hear them in this ubiquitous work. Violin soloist Richard Tognetti plays a 1743 Guarneri instrument with a powerfully flashy tone, and he gets a large variety of sounds from it. These are complemented by the inclusion in the booklet of the four sonnets included by Vivaldi in the score (and possibly written by the composer himself). This is always desirable, for the Four Seasons are programmatic in a way that's hard to pick up from the music alone, and the inclusion of the texts is remarkably rare…
Idil Biret - Brahms: The Complete Solo Piano Music and the Piano Concertos (12 CDs, 2001)

Idil Biret - Brahms: The Complete Solo Piano Music and the Piano Concertos (12 CDs, 2001)
MP3 320 kbps | 12 CDs, 12:17:16 min | 1,65 Gb | Scans -> 12,5 mb
Genre: Classical / Label: Naxos

This set is a remarkable bargain, containing all of Brahms's solo piano music, including such chips from his workshop as cadenzas for other composers' concertos and a series of strictly mechanical piano studies that nobody will want to listen through. No matter. Idil Biret has a firm grasp of Brahms's idiom, and she plays with insight and passion throughout the set. Although she doesn't startle with her virtuosity, she handles the considerable technical demands of the music with great confidence.
Christian Tetzlaff & Lars Vogt - Johannes Brahms: The Violin Sonatas (2016)

Johannes Brahms: The Violin Sonatas (2016)
Christian Tetzlaff (violin) & Lars Vogt (piano)

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 305 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 176 Mb | Artwork included
Genre: Classical | Label: Ondine | # ODE12842 | Time: 01:12:48

Recording of the Month, Gramophone Magazine, September 2016. Award-winning violinist Christian Tetzlaff, together with pianist Lars Vogt, offers an exciting program of Violin Sonatas by Johannes Brahms (1833–1897). This new release continues a successful series of recordings of violin chamber works by the duo. Johannes Brahms’s Violin Sonatas are among the greatest masterpieces in 19th-century chamber music. Brahms wrote these sonatas between 1878 and 1888,at the height of his creative powers. With these powerful works Brahms brought the genre of violin sonatas into a new dimension. Included is also Scherzo movement from the F. A. E. Sonata which Brahms contributed to a composite sonata with Robert Schumann and Albert Dietrich in 1853.
Emil Gilels - Brahms: The Piano Concertos, Fantasien Op. 116 (1972/1976/2015) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Emil Gilels - Brahms: The Piano Concertos, Fantasien Op. 116 (1972/1976/2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 124:57 minutes | 2.07 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

This set of miniatures, sometimes called Seven Fantasies, was written by Brahms in 1892. Popular both with the listeners and performers, it is represented in our library with the recordings made by the young Johannes BrahmsEnglish pianists Sam Armstrong and Ashley Wass; Israel-born Benjamin Hochman and Rafael Skorka; the Russian pianist Yury Shadrin; and the Americans Christopher Atzinger and David Kaplan. Joseph DuBose takes an in-depth look into this piano masterpiece by the German composer.
Boston Symphony Orchestra & Andris Nelsons - Brahms: The Symphonies (2017) [Official Digital Download 24/192]

Boston Symphony Orchestra & Andris Nelsons - Brahms: The Symphonies (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 168:31 minutes | 4.05 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

The Boston Symphony Orchestra and Andris Nelsons are pleased to release their latest recordings on BSO Classics–a three-disc set of the four Brahms symphonies, recorded live during concert performances at Symphony Hall in November 2016, engineered by the same in-house team that produced the BSO's Grammy-winning Shostakovich recordings under Maestro Nelsons on Deutsche Grammophon. This new Brahms symphony cycle follows two others recorded previously by the BSO, under Erich Leinsdorf in the mid-1960s and Bernard Haitink in the early 1990s. ''It makes me so proud and happy,'' observes Andris Nelsons, ''that the Boston Symphony Orchestra of today, filled with so many great musicians, will now have its own place in recorded history with this amazing music.''
Boston Symphony Orchestra & Andris Nelsons - Brahms: The Symphonies (2017)

Boston Symphony Orchestra & Andris Nelsons - Brahms: The Symphonies (2017)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 02:48:39 | 387 MB
Label: BSO Classics | Release Year: 2017

The Boston Symphony Orchestra and Andris Nelsons are pleased to release their latest recordings on BSO Classics a three-disc set of the four Brahms symphonies, recorded live during concert performances at Symphony Hall in November 2016, engineered by the same in-house team that produced the BSO's Grammy-winning Shostakovich recordings under Maestro Nelsons on Deutsche Grammophon. This new Brahms symphony cycle follows two others recorded previously by the BSO, under Erich Leinsdorf in the mid-1960s and Bernard Haitink in the early 1990s. ''It makes me so proud and happy,'' observes Andris Nelsons, ''that the Boston Symphony Orchestra of today, filled with so many great musicians, will now have its own place in recorded history with this amazing music.''
Stephen Hough - Brahms: The Piano Concertos (2013) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Stephen Hough - Brahms: The Piano Concertos (2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 97:54 minutes | 1.59 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

This attractively priced double set is one of Stephen Hough's most important recordings. 'Britain's greatest living pianist' (The Mail on Sunday) is joined by Mozarteumorchester Salzburg and international conductor Mark Wigglesworth in their Hyperion debut for Brahms's Piano Concertos. These works are among the greatest in the genre, and shore up Brahms's reputation as both a symphonist and a piano composer. Separated by twenty-two years and widely differing in their reception (the first was scorned and the second a huge success), they are monumental in scale, impassioned and truly romantic, forward-looking in form and requiring both great virtuosity and intimacy from the pianist.
Ingolf Turban & Gabriele Seidel-Hell - Brahms: The Violin Sonatas (Live) (2017)

Ingolf Turban & Gabriele Seidel-Hell - Brahms: The Violin Sonatas (Live)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 71:10 min | 163 MB
Label: Oehms Classics | Tracks: 11 | Rls.date: 2017

To celebrate his 30th performing jubilee in April 2016, Ingolf Turban has recorded the violin sonatas of Johannes Brahms. This artist is proud to offer his listeners something special to stand out from the not inconsiderable competition in this field. Each sonata receives its own instrument in order to develop, in each case, the special tone for the particular voice with which Brahms, as the lover, speaks to his secret beloved - with different 'voices', as it were, all from the same mouth.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti - Brahms: The Symphonies (1991)

Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti - Brahms: The Symphonies (1991)
EAC | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 03:20:08 | 903 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: London Records | Catalog: 430799

Even as he is most closely associated with the music of Wagner and Beethoven, conductor Georg Solti enjoyed a long and fruitful relationship with the orchestral music of Johannes Brahms. Solti's own personal preferences in terms of Brahms, judging based on his performance history, were slanted toward the Haydn Variations, German Requiem, and the concerti, but in the late '70s he undertook a cycle of the symphonies with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for Decca London that some expert listeners feel have never been bettered since.
Daniel Barenboim, Staatskapelle Berlin, Gustavo Dudamel - Johannes Brahms: The Piano Concertos (2015) 2CDs

Johannes Brahms: The Piano Concertos 1 & 2 (2015) 2CDs
Daniel Barenboim, piano; Staatskapelle Berlin; Gustavo Dudamel, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 415 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included | Time: 01:42:06
Genre: Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | # 479 4899 GH2

The old model for creating a hit classical recording – big-name soloist plus big-name conductor in major repertory work – is not so common anymore, but this live Brahms recording from the Staatskapelle Berlin under Venezuela's Gustavo Dudamel, with Argentine-Israeli-Palestinian-Spanish pianist Daniel Barenboim as soloist, shows that there's life in the concept yet. One could point to the virtues of pianist and conductor separately: it's a rare septuagenarian who can combine power and clear articulation of detail the way Barenboim does, and Dudamel builds a vast sweep in, especially, the Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15. But it's the way that the two work together that really makes news. Chalk it up to shared South American heritage or to whatever the listener wants, but the way the orchestra and piano define separate spheres and work them together is extraordinary. Again, it is in the Piano Concerto No. 1 and its Beethovenian drama that their mutual understanding is most evident, but there is a sense of great variety powerfully unified throughout.