Chopin Katsaris

Cyprien Katsaris, Etsuko Hirose - Russian Ballet Transcriptions for Four Hands and Two Pianos (World Premiere Recordings) (2017

Cyprien Katsaris, Etsuko Hirose - Russian Ballet Transcriptions for Four Hands and Two Pianos (World Premiere Recordings) (2017
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:15:03 | 171 MB
Label: Piano 21 | Release Year: 2017

Cyprien Katsaris is one of those rare pianists whose technique, interpretive acumen, and intuitive sense combine to astonish his listeners. Typically, he divulges a uniquely eccentric manner at the keyboard: he smiles, gestures oddly with a free hand, frequently looks away from the piano during the thorniest passages, and often rises as he's striking the last chord. Katsaris possesses a broad repertory, taking in works by J.S. Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Schumann, Mendelssohn, Chopin, Liszt, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Prokofiev, Messiaen, and countless others.
Cyprien Katsaris, Yoon K. Lee - Bach and Sons: 5 Piano Concertos (2003)

Cyprien Katsaris, Yoon K. Lee - Bach and Sons: 5 Piano Concertos (2003)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 01:19:38 | 416 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Piano 21 | Catalog: 13

A tireless seeker of unfairly neglected works, Katsaris here offers an original programme on disc. This brings together for the first time five of the most beautiful concertos of the Bach family: Johann Sebastian, the famous father, and his sons: Wilhelm Friedemann, Johann Christian, Johann Christoph Friedrich and Carl Philipp Emanuel. Cyprien is here accompanied by the Echternach Festival Chamber Orchestra under the baton of the Korean conductor Yoon K. Lee.
London Symphony Orchestra & Ellen Ballon - Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2 / Ravel: Piano Concerto For The Left Hand (2017)

London Symphony Orchestra & Ellen Ballon - Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2 / Ravel: Piano Concerto For The Left Hand (2017)
Classical, Piano | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 00:46:14 | 106 MB
Label: Decca

The Eloquence label has restored to modern circulation many recordings of the Swiss conductor Ernest Ansermet, but few of them have been as overlooked as this pair of concertos, which are now released internationally for the first time on CD, in new digital remasterings. French music found Ansermet in his element, and he was a concerto accompanist of renowned sensitivity: ‘the slow movement is particularly sweetly felt,’ as Gramophone remarked in its March 1951 review of the Chopin F minor concerto. In his booklet note, François Hundry (author of the authoritative biography of Ansermet) remarks on the frisson and Romantic sensibility which pianist and conductor create together in this, their only partnership on record.
Martha Argerich - Chopin: Preludes, Piano Sonata 2 (2002) [Official Digital Download 24/192]

Martha Argerich - Chopin: Preludes, Piano Sonata 2 (2002)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 61:11 minutes | 1.94 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

This classic 1977 release features a stunning interpretation of Chopin's Préludes by pianist Martha Argerich, still considered a reference recording of the set by many critics. The programme also an equally impressive Piano Sonata No. 2, recorded in 1975.
Chopin - Piano Works Vol. II (2005) (3CD) (Tamas Vasary) {Deutsche Grammophon}

Chopin - Piano Works Vol. II (2005) (3CD) (Tamas Vasary)
XLD Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Artwork+booklet | 999 mb | MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 562 mb
Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon

Almost four hours of music constitutes exceptional value especially when, tucked away among a selection of Mazurkas, is Chopin's early "Variations on a German National Air". Vásáry charms you into wondering why it is so rarely heard.
Chopin - Piano Works (2002) (3CD) (Tamas Vasary) {Deutsche Grammophon}

Chopin - Piano Works (2002) (3CD) (Tamas Vasary)
XLD Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Artwork+booklet | 980 mb | MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 564 mb
Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon

This set offers Chopin's most famous and best loved piano expertly played by Tamas Vasary.
Tamás Vásáry (born August 11, 1933, Debrecen, Hungary) is a Hungarian pianist. Vásáry gave his first public performances at the age of 8. He studied with Ernő Dohnányi and Józef Gát at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest, and was later assistant there to Zoltán Kodály, who made him a gift of a Steinway piano.

Maurizio Pollini - Chopin: Late Works, Opp. 59-64 (2017)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at Jan. 28, 2017
Maurizio Pollini - Chopin: Late Works, Opp. 59-64 (2017)

Maurizio Pollini - Chopin: Late Works, Opp. 59-64 (2017)
Classical, Piano | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | Digital Booklet | 00:54:39 | 130 MB
Label: Deutsche Grammophon (DG) | Release Year: 2017

Chopin has remained one of the staples of Maurizio Pollini’s career both on record and in the concert hall for more than half a century. Since completing his recordings of most of the major works (only the mazurkas were not covered comprehensively), his most recent Chopin discs have returned to parts of that repertory to explore it chronologically. After collections devoted to works with opus numbers in the 20s and 30s, the latest focuses on the last pieces from Opp 59 to 64. There’s the Barcarolle and the Polonaise-Fantaisie, together with six mazurkas, two nocturnes and three waltzes, and the unfinished F minor Mazurka Op 68 no 3 added as an epilogue.

Pavel Kolesnikov - Frederic Chopin: Mazurkas (2016)  Music

Posted by Designol at Jan. 24, 2017
Pavel Kolesnikov - Frederic Chopin: Mazurkas (2016)

Pavel Kolesnikov - Frédéric Chopin: Mazurkas (2016)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 189 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 171 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Hyperion | # CDA68137 | Time: 01:19:17

The career of the young Russian pianist Pavel Kolesnikov has taken off since he won the Honens Prize in 2012. He issued a live recording and then a fine album of Tchaikovsky pieces that, while pleasures all, are not really everyday items. With this set of 24 of Chopin's 58 mazurkas, he makes what might be regarded as his debut in mainstream repertory. Twisting and turning the slightly tense rhythm of the Polish folk dance in a dozen different directions, they're an excellent pick for Kolesnikov's deliberate yet playful style. Kolesnikov observes all of Chopin's repeats, daring the listener to find them tedious and delivering with readings that diverge in small but telling details from the first time through. It's in the small details that Kolesnikov excels. The temperature of the entire recording is low, and Hyperion's engineers set just the right level at their favorite venue for this kind of recital, the Wyastone Estate concert hall. But the listener is drawn into Kolesnikov's unique handling of the unusual technical devices in which these pieces abound.
Martha Argerich - Chopin: The Complete Recordings On Deutsche Grammophon (2016)

Martha Argerich - Chopin: The Complete Recordings On Deutsche Grammophon (2016)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) +cue, log, artworks - 1.33 gb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 838 MB | 06:01:14
Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Release Year: 2016

Argerich shows us what Chopin is all about. She demonstrates how this composer, along with his many other features, continually twisted the dials of music’s air-conditioning system, overwhelming cool melodic solitude with surges of warmth and intermingling cold wellsprings with hot flashes. Despite all the pathos it is sometimes made to bear, the emotionalism of Chopin’s music is always humanly ennobled. This is what makes it so eloquent in Argerich’s readings, so visceral, so powerful in its impact. The linguistic force of his music is unmistakably valid beyond the boundaries of nations and continents. That is why there are so many excellent Chopin players on this earth, but only one Martha Argerich.
Miyuji Kaneko - Piano Pieces 2: Chopin, Lizst, Debussy, Bach, Busoni (2014) PS3 ISO + Hi-Res FLAC

Miyuji Kaneko - Piano Pieces 2: Chopin, Lizst, Debussy, Bach, Busoni (2014)
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DSD64 2.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 92:34 minutes | Scans NOT included | 2,61 GB
or FLAC(converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Scans NOT included | 1,47 GB