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Ilya Gringolts - Adams & Korngold: Violin Concertos (2017)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at May 25, 2017
Ilya Gringolts - Adams & Korngold: Violin Concertos (2017)

Ilya Gringolts - Adams & Korngold: Violin Concertos
Classical, Orchestral | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 56:17 min | 245 MB
Label: Orchid Classics | Tracks: 06 | Rls.date: 2017

Sought-after violinist Ilya Gringolts has selected two very different concertos for this collaboration with Copenhagen Phil, but both have an emphasis on melody.
Hilary Hahn - J.S.Bach: Violin Concertos (2003) [Official Digital Download 24/88]

Hilary Hahn - J.S.Bach: Violin Concertos (2003)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88.2 kHz | Time - 54:34 minutes | 1.12 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Hilary Hahn is certainly one of the best young violinists before the public. Now 23 years old, she has abundantly fulfilled her early promise as a radiantly talented as well as singularly earnest prodigy, and grown into a brilliant violinist and a communicative, arresting performer. On this recording, which features Bach's Violin Concertos in A minor, BWV 1041 and E major, BWV 1042, as well as the Concerto for two violins in D minor, BWV 1043 and the Concerto for violin and oboe in C minor, BWV 1060, her flawless technique and strikingly beautiful, intensely focussed tone are on full display.
Marianne Thorsen & TrondheimSolistene - Mozart: Violin Concertos (2006) [Official Digital Download 24/192]

Marianne Thorsen & TrondheimSolistene - Mozart: Violin Concertos (2006)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 79:35 minutes | 2.79 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

With this recording we wish to present a fresh version of the most elegant violin concertos in the history of music. While respecting the origin and tradition of this music, we have sought a new and dynamic musical experience rooted in our present time. To us, Mozart is as solid as rock, as soft as snow, and as clear as ice; this recording embraces the listener in a sonic world that invites to participate actively in the experience, in close and mutual interaction with the soloist and the orchestra. Only in this way can we genuinely express our love of Mozart's music. - Trondheimsolistene
Arutiunian A., Vasks P., Bronner M. - Violin Concertos (Levon Ambartsumian) (2002)

Arutiunian A., Vasks P., Bronner M. - Violin Concertos (Levon Ambartsumian) (2002)
EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG, Scans (jpg) | 72:06 | 352 MB
Classical | PHOENIX USA

Intriguingly this disc documents three violin concertos all of which are noted in tonality. Within that broad highway the Vasks is the most original and prone to use of avant-garde technique, the Arutiunian is most emotionally ordered and controlled and the Bronner unashamed of heart worn on the sleeve.
Rob Barnett
Cecilia Bernardini, Dunedin Consort, John Butt - Bach: Violin Concertos (2016)

Cecilia Bernardini, Dunedin Consort, John Butt - Bach: Violin Concertos (2016)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 60:00 | 335 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Linn Records | Catalog: CKD 519

There is certainly no shortage of recordings of these popular Bach violin works, but this one by the Dunedin Consort with violinist Cecilia Bernardini has many aspects to recommend it. At the top of the list must be the soloist's flair of Bernardini herself, playing a bright-eyed 1743 Camillus Camilli violin. In her playing you get the virtuoso energy of the contemporary Italian school without the hard edge, and there is a sense of play in her music-making that one senses Bach would have loved.
Fabio Biondi & Europa Galante - Leclair: Violin Concertos, Op. 7 Nos. 1, 3, 4 & 5 (2017)

Fabio Biondi & Europa Galante - Leclair: Violin Concertos, Op. 7 Nos. 1, 3, 4 & 5
Classical, Orchestral, Baroque Era | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 59:20 min | 320 MB
Label: Glossa | Tracks: 12 | Rls.date: 2017

Jean-Marie Leclair epitomized the idea of an eighteenth-century virtuoso-composer, one whose compositional output largely reflects his activity as a performer. Whilst the French school possessed precursors such as Jean-Féry Rebel, it is very much to Leclair that it owes its genuine development. The virtuoso violinist became a highly sought-after teacher, and a full generation of musicians were recipients of his teaching.
V.A. - Mozart: 250th Anniversary Edition - Violin Concertos, Concertos For Wind (5CDs, 2005)

V.A. - Mozart: 250th Anniversary Edition - Violin Concertos, Concertos For Wind (5CDs, 2005)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 871 Mb
Label: Warner Classics

At last a clutch of horn concertos for our decade and, I suspect, for quite a bit longer as well… Pyatts’ is very much in that mode of supple, understated and often witty playing, accompanied by truly discriminating orchestral forces.
Mozart 250th Anniversary Edition: Violin Concertos, Concertos for Wind is a 5-disc set.
Giuliano Carmignola, Claudio Abbado - Mozart: Violin Concertos, Sinfonia Concertante (2008)

Giuliano Carmignola, Claudio Abbado - Mozart: Violin Concertos, Sinfonia Concertante (2008)
EAC | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 02:09:20 | 667 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Archiv Produktion | Catalog: 00289 477 7371

If this is the future of Mozart performance practice, the future is secure. The combination of period instrument violinist Giuliano Carmignola and modern instrument conductor Claudio Abbado leading the youthful period instrument Orchestra Mozart produces something new under the sun: a hybrid of both approaches that takes the best from both and creates something fresh and shining. Carmignola, the leader of Venice's Teatro La Fenice and one of Italy's best period violinists, has a focused tone, a lively sense of rhythm, and a wonderful feeling for line and color.
Akiko Suwanai, Chamber Orchestra of Europe - J.S. Bach: Violin Concertos (2006)

Akiko Suwanai, Chamber Orchestra of Europe - J.S. Bach: Violin Concertos (2006)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 60:05 | 362 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Philips | Catalog: 4757478

Akiko Suwanai (born in 1972) is one of the brightest violinists to have emerged in the late 20th century, winning the Tchaikovsky International Competition, the youngest person to do so, in 1990. She has gone on to an impressive concert and recording career that encompasses both traditional repertoire and world premieres. Her 2006 album J.S. Bach: Violin Concertos was an instant success. Her performance is impressive: incisive, nuanced, and idiomatic. Her tone has an appealing warmth, but she remains true to the character of the music and doesn't lapse into Romantic tone quality or interpretations.

Ilya Gringolts - Adams & Korngold: Violin Concertos (2017)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at April 23, 2017
Ilya Gringolts - Adams & Korngold: Violin Concertos (2017)

Ilya Gringolts - Adams & Korngold: Violin Concertos (2017)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 00:56:22 | 129 MB
Label: Orchid Classics | Release Year: 2017

Two twentieth century violin concertos, stylistically polar opposites, but with a common emphasis on melody are presented here. Written by two very different composers who nevertheless, each in his own time, rejected the mid-20th century ascendancy of atonality and the serial composition of music, these pieces provide an interesting take on mid-century music. John Adams (b. 1947) is a composer who does not like to be pinned down. Being branded a minimalist has not suited him any better than did the confines of his training in the twelve-tone system while he was a student at Harvard. Adams has said that its taken me 20 years to escape the corrosive effects of graduate school. Indeed, his style has continued to evolve since his early association with the so-called minimalists Philip Glass and Steve Reich.