Diabelli

Andras Schiff - Beethoven: Diabelli-Variationen, Op. 120 (2013) [Official Digital Download] RE-UP

András Schiff - Ludwig van Beethoven: Diabelli-Variationen, Op. 120
+ Piano Sonata No. 32 op. 111, Sechs Bagatellen op. 126 (2013)

ECM New Series | FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/44,1 kHz | Time - 149:32 minutes | 1,24 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover / booklet

Following his monumental exploration of the 32 Sonatas, András Schiff has now recorded – on two period instruments – remarkable, contrasting versions of the Diabelli Variations alongside major late works with intrinsic ties to them. The Sonata Op. 111 and the Diabelli Variations (Disc 1) are played on an original Bechstein grand from 1921, and the second reading of the Diabelli Variations, (paired with the op. 126 Bagatelles on Disc 2) on a Hammerflügel fortepiano from Beethoven's own day. This gives listeners a unique opportunity to compare the rich range of these highly contrasting sonic universes, a world apart from modern day instruments. Beethoven’s Diabelli Variations are considered a magnum opus of the piano repertoire, a towering contribution to the genre and an entire Encyclopedia of pianism.
Llŷr Williams - Beethoven: Sonatas, Vol. 7 / Diabelli Variations (2017) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Llŷr Williams - Beethoven: Sonatas, Vol. 7 / Diabelli Variations (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 115:57 minutes | 1.86 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front Cover

Welsh pianist, Llŷr Williams, is widely admired for his profound musical intelligence, and for the expressive and communicative nature of his interpretations.

Alfred Brendel - Beethoven: Diabelli-Variationen (1990)  Music

Posted by tirexiss at May 26, 2017
Alfred Brendel - Beethoven: Diabelli-Variationen (1990)

Alfred Brendel - Beethoven: Diabelli-Variationen (1990)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 52:38 | 170 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Philips Classics | Catalog: 426232

Brendel has now recorded the work three times for the gramophone. At first, on Vox/Turnabout in the early 1960s, he was the brilliant iconoclast before his deeper realization of the work's essentially comic energies. And here I use 'comic' both in the narrow sense of the term (the Diabe/li is, after all, full ofjokes, many of them with the staying-power of the finest Wildean epigrams) and in the broader sense: what Susanne Langer has called, comedy "as an image of human vitality holding its own in the world amid the surprises of unplanned coincidence".
Andreas Staier - Beethoven: Diabelli Variations (2012) [Official Digital Download 24/44]

Andreas Staier - Beethoven: Diabelli Variations (2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | Time - 67:09 minutes | 549 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

In 1819, music publisher and composer Anton Diabelli sent a waltz of his own creation to all the important composers of the Austrian Empire, asking each of them to write a variation on it. His plan was to publish the variations in a patriotic volume called Vaterlandischer Kunstlerverein and to use the profits to benefit orphans and widows of the Napoleonic Wars. Beethoven chose to write not just a single variation, but a set of thirty-three. His audacious submission, the Diabelli Variations, has since become one of the most revered examples of the genre.

From Bach's Goldberg to Beethoven's Diabelli: Influence and Independence  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at March 24, 2017
From Bach's Goldberg to Beethoven's Diabelli: Influence and Independence

From Bach's Goldberg to Beethoven's Diabelli: Influence and Independence by Alfred Kanwischer
English | 2014 | ISBN: 1442230630 | 238 pages | PDF | 3 MB
Andras Schiff - Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 32 op. 111, Diabelli-Variationen op. 120, Sechs Bagatellen op. 126 (2013) 2CD

András Schiff - Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 32 op. 111, Diabelli-Variationen op. 120, Sechs Bagatellen op. 126 (2013) 2CD
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 452 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 398 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: ECM | # ECM New Series 2294/95, 481 0446 | Time: 02:29:32

ECM New Series is better known for its documentation of contemporary works, but the music of the past sometimes receives coverage when artists bring a new perspective to it. The Diabelli Variations, Op. 120; the Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111; and the Six Bagatelles, Op. 126, are among the most original and intellectually stimulating works Ludwig van Beethoven composed for the piano, and the sophisticated interpretations of András Schiff are especially worthwhile for their insights into authentic performance practice and reception. Here, Schiff gives the listener options between a relatively modern sounding version of the Diabelli Variations and a period interpretation, without favoring one or the other.

Diabelli - Guitar Duos  Music

Posted by C.Richter at June 7, 2009
Diabelli - Guitar Duos

Diabelli - Guitar Duos
2006 | Classical | Separate FLAC Files | No Cue, No Log, No Scans | 230 MB

Beethoven: Diabelli Variations; Bach; Partita No. 4  Music

Posted by tonyangelo at April 19, 2009
Beethoven: Diabelli Variations; Bach; Partita No. 4

Beethoven: Diabelli Variations; Bach; Partita No. 4
EAC FLAC, CUE, LOG + Scans | 283 MB + 2 MB
2009 | Genre: Classical

Igor Levit plays Bach, Beethoven, Rzewski (2015)  Music

Posted by newskl at Oct. 18, 2015
Igor Levit plays Bach, Beethoven, Rzewski (2015)

Igor Levit plays Bach, Beethoven, Rzewski (2015)
Classical | MP3 320kbps CBR | 3 CDs | Full Scans | 459 MB
Label: Sony | Catalog Number: 506096 | Rls.date: 9th Oct 2015

Following his landmark recordings, "Beethoven - The Late Piano Sonatas" and "Bach - Partitas", both of which has won him international acclaim, Igor Levit is now tackling another three major works: Bach's Goldberg Variations, Beethoven's Diabelli Variations, and Frederic Rzewski's Variations on "The People United Will Never Be Defeated".

John Browning - The Complete RCA Album Collection (2017)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at July 29, 2017
John Browning - The Complete RCA Album Collection (2017)

John Browning - The Complete RCA Album Collection
Classical, Piano | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 10:36:28 | 2.47 GB
Label: Sony Classical | Tracks: 171 | Rls.date: 2017

One of the most respected American pianists of his generation, John Browning earned the acclaim and admiration of audiences and professionals alike for his immaculate technique and cultivated musicianship. Paying tribute to a uniquely distinctive artist, this collection is the first ever release of his complete recordings for Columbia Masterworks and RCA Victor – including a full Debussy recital that has never been released before.