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Edgar Moreau & David Kadouch - Franck, Poulenc & Strohl: Cello Sonatas (2018)

Edgar Moreau & David Kadouch - Franck, Poulenc & Strohl: Cello Sonatas (2018)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks)+cue, log, d. booklet | 383 MB
Label: Erato – 0190295740627 | Tracks: 14 | Time: 95:22 min
Classical

Cellist Edgar Moreau and pianist David Kadouch have some pleasurable surprises in store with this programme of French sonatas from the late 19th and 20th centuries. The composers are Franck, Poulenc and two little-known figures, Rita Strohl and Fernand de La Tombelle. Forming an adjunct to the programme is the world premiere recording of a piece by Poulenc, titled Souvenirs and written in 1944. As the French magazine Télérama has written: „Both known as outstanding soloists, David Kadouch and Edgar Moreau also form a close-knit, well-balanced chamber duo, playing with passion and commitment.“
Augustin Hadelich & Joyce Yang - Franck, Kurtág, Previn & Schumann: Music for Violin & Piano (2016)

Augustin Hadelich & Joyce Yang - Franck, Kurtág, Previn & Schumann: Music for Violin & Piano (2016)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+log+.cue) | 01:97:25 | 298 Mb
Classical | Label: Avie Records

Grammy Award-winning violinist Augustin Hadelich is one of the most impressive musicians of his generation. Pianist Joyce Yang, youngest ever medalist of the Van Cliburn Competition, is a consistently electrifying presence on stage. Together these young artists produce a plethora of pyrotechnics and an abundance of musical imagination. This unique recital program pairs two 19th-century repertory staples – Sonatas by Franck and Schumann – with 20th-century fare by Kurtág and Previn, a combination Augustin and Joyce have performed to widespread acclaim in their frequent joint performances.

Duo Gazzana - Ravel - Franck - Ligeti - Messiaen (2018)  Music

Posted by delpotro at April 19, 2018
Duo Gazzana - Ravel - Franck - Ligeti - Messiaen (2018)

Duo Gazzana - Ravel - Franck - Ligeti - Messiaen (2018)
WEB FLAC (tracks) - 245 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 127 Mb | 00:55:26
Classical | Label: ECM Records, Deutsche Grammophon

Italian sisters Natascia and Raffaella Gazzana deliver a sensitively performed survey of French music of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, alongside a nod to modern Hungarian composer György Ligeti. They place Franck’s monumental Sonata in A Major at the heart of their program, its second movement Allegro blazing with passion, the final Allegretto beautifully restrained yet unleashed in the closing bars. Ravel’s Sonate Posthume is a fascinating document of a 22-year-old composer’s development, in thrall to early Impressionism, while Messiaen’s equally youthful “Thème et Variations,” played with sparkling clarity and poise, shows a composer ahead of his time. Ligeti’s direct musical language functions almost as a refreshing sorbet among the French riches.

Franck Amsallem - Amsallem Sings (2009)  Music

Posted by Domestos at Feb. 15, 2018
Franck Amsallem - Amsallem Sings (2009)

Franck Amsallem - Amsallem Sings (2009)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image+.cue, log) ~ 237.90 Mb | 50:24 | Scans included
Vocal Jazz | Country: France | Label: Fram Music Productions - FRAM FRA 001

A heartfelt rendition of the Great American Songbook in a truly special manner: just piano and vocals, all by noted jazz pianist Franck Amsallem. No drums, no bass – just harmony, melody, tempo and a very special voice.

Franck Biyong - Afro Bikutsi Live (2017)  Music

Posted by aasana at Jan. 15, 2018
Franck Biyong - Afro Bikutsi Live (2017)

Franck Biyong - Afro Bikutsi Live (2017)
World, Africa, Jazz | 31:33 min | WEB FLAC (tracks) | 229 MB
Label: Afrolectric Music Ltd.

Cameroonian musician Franck Biyong, leader of the band Massak, is the creator of the "Afrolectric" sound. Afrolectric weds Afrobeat to vanguard jazz and electro-driven funk.
Isabelle Faust, Alexander Melnikov - Franck: Violin Sonata; Chausson: Concert (2017)

Isabelle Faust, Alexander Melnikov - Franck: Violin Sonata; Chausson: Concert (2017)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks)+cue, log, m3u, d. booklet, artwork | 332 MB
Label: Harmonia Mundi – HMM902254 | Tracks: 08 | Time: 67:05 min
Classical

Regular chamber partners Isabelle Faust and Alexander Melnikov, playing on period instruments, shine new light on two major works of chamber music written at the dawn of the 20th century.
Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch - Ernest Chausson & Cesar Franck (1962/2016) [Official Digital Download 24/192]

Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch - Ernest Chausson: Symphony in B-Flat / Cesar Franck: Le Chasseur maudit (1962/2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 45:41 minutes | 1.86 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front Cover

It was in 1881 that a young man of twenty-six entered the class of Cesar Franck at the Paris Conservatoire. He had had a not too congenial teacher in Massenet. Franck, then fifty-nine and known as the organist at the Church of Sainte-Clotilde, was attracting young pupils to his side (d’Indy, Duparc, Ropartz, Pierne). His own attempts at composition were as yet almost unknown. Yet Franck at once inspired Ernest Chausson with hopes of becoming a composer.
Nikolai Lugansky, Vadim Repin - Janacek, Grieg, Franck: Violin Sonatas (2010)

Nikolai Lugansky, Vadim Repin - Janacek, Grieg, Franck: Violin Sonatas (2010)
EAC | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 01:03:36 | 299 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Catalog: 4778794

Vadim Repin suggests in the booklet’s notes that he and Nikolai Lugansky chose a program for their first studio recording together that mimics a recital in this case, that would be a sonata recital. This sonata the introductory passage, Lento doloroso , of Edvard Grieg’s Second Sonata displays in the duo’s performance a haunting poignancy that their energetic reading of the movement proper hardly dispels.
Tedi Papavrami, Nelson Goerner - Franck & Fauré: Sonates pour violon et piano (2017)

Tedi Papavrami, Nelson Goerner - Franck & Fauré: Sonates pour violon et piano
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks)+cue, log, m3u, d. booklet | 74:50 min | 328 MB
Label: Alpha – Alpha 271 | Tracks: 11 | Rls.date: 2017
Classical, Chamber

Two great interpreters, poets and lovers of the French repertory and chamber music join forces here: the violinist Tedi Papavrami and the pianist Nelson Goerner. They have chosen to devote this programme to the two violin sonatas of Gabriel Fauré and the Sonata of César Franck. It was in 1875 that Fauré composed his First Sonata for violin and piano, characterised by its originality and its formal design, which marked the start of a new era for French chamber music.

Franck Ash - Beyond The Clouds (2003)  Music

Posted by Designol at Oct. 31, 2017
Franck Ash - Beyond The Clouds (2003)

Franck Ash - Beyond The Clouds (2003)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 289 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 112 Mb | Scans included
Modern Electric Blues | Label: Cristal/Reflets | # FA02 | 00:46:39

Immersed in Black American music from a very young age, Franck developed a passion for singing and playing guitar. A prizewinner at New York’s famous Apollo Theatre amateur night show, he subsequently become a frequent guest at the show. Franck’s debut album, “This Must Be Love” was released to critical acclaim across the international Blues scene, resulting in an award from the French Academy Of Jazz and best European artist in 2000. In his own inimitably style, Franck continued to develop a unique and versatile repertoire with a fusion of Soul, R’nB and Funk on a solid Blues ground and released “Beyond The Clouds” in 2003. Alongside the work with his own band, Franck was also invited to become band leader and guitar player for the great Screamin’ Jay Hawkins. They toured Europe and USA and recorded two albums “ At Last" in Memphis Sam Phillips studio, and “Live At The Olympia” in Paris. He has also played with the likes of Luther Allison, Dr. John, Robert Cray, Magic Slim and Taj Mahal. With regular appearances on TV and even a movie soundtrack under his belt, Franck Ash is best known for his cracking live performances.