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Steven Bernstein - Diaspora Hollywood (2004)  Music

Posted by Designol at July 5, 2017
Steven Bernstein - Diaspora Hollywood (2004)

Steven Bernstein - Diaspora Hollywood (2004)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 318 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 144 Mb | Scans included | 00:59:25
Modern Creative, Post-Bop, Fusion, West Coast Jazz, Ethnic | Label: Tzadik | # TZ 7191

In this, the third installment in Steven Bernstein's Diaspora series, one of the most active and imaginative musicians in the downtown scene explores compositions from the Jewish tradition through the rose colored lens of West Coast Jazz. Actually recorded in the Hollywood Hills with a fabulous all star quintet including vibes and bass flute, Steve's lush arrangements take off from the intimate small group jazz sound of the Shelley Manne and Shorty Rogers units from the mid fifties. Beautiful arrangements that come from the heart and a savvy choice of traditional compositions make this one of Steve's greatest projects.

Steven Bernstein - Diaspora Suite (2008)  Music

Posted by Designol at July 4, 2017
Steven Bernstein - Diaspora Suite (2008)

Steven Bernstein - Diaspora Suite (2008)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 424 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 172 Mb | Scans included | 01:05:11
Modern Creative, Experimental Big Band, Jazz-Rock, Fusion | Label: Tzadik | # TZ 8122

With groups like Sex Mob, Millennial Territory Orchestra and Diaspora Soul, Steven Bernstein is energizing the downtown scene with a passionate and indefatigable creativity. His brilliance continues with Diaspora Suite, the fourth installment in his Diaspora series for Tzadik and perhaps the best! Twelve original compositions exploring the Jewish tradition are brilliantly performed by a nonet of California musicians including Ben Goldberg, Peter Apfelbaum and several key players from his legendary band the Hieroglyphics. Channeling Miles Davis, Gil Evans and the Sephardic traditions of Darkness and Light, this is fabulous new Jewish music by one of the most talented and charismatic figures in the downtown scene.
Elmer Bernstein with Royal Philharmonic Pops Orchestra - Elmer Bernstein By Elmer Bernstein (1993) {Denon}

Elmer Bernstein with Royal Philharmonic Pops Orchestra - Elmer Bernstein By Elmer Bernstein (1993) {Denon}
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | scans | 289 mb
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 163 mb
Genre: classical

Elmer Bernstein By Elmer Bernstein is a 1993 album by who else? Elmer Bernstein , with help from the Royal Philharmonic Pops Orchestra. This edition was released by Denon.
Jennifer Johnson Cano, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Marin Alsop - Leonard Bernstein: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 2 (2016)

Jennifer Johnson Cano, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Marin Alsop - Leonard Bernstein: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 2 (2016)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 59:32 | 214 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Naxos | Catalog: 8.559790

This recording follows on a successful reading by the same forces of Bernstein's Symphony No. 3 ("Kaddish") of 1963. You can see why they started with the later work first, although the 1965 revision of the Symphony No. 2 ("The Age of Anxiety") actually postdates the earlier-numbered work. All three works share a common theme, namely the crisis of faith, but the oratorio-like "Kaddish" Symphony has a dramatic quality that makes its concerns explicitly.
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra & Leonard Bernstein - Leonard Bernstein & Wiener Philharmoniker (2017)

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra & Leonard Bernstein - Leonard Bernstein & Wiener Philharmoniker
Classical, Orchestral | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 08:53:21 | 1.19 GB
Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Tracks: 52 | Rls.date: 2017

This new budget series celebrates some of the greatest partnerships between conductors and orchestras.
Gustav Mahler - Leonard Bernstein - Complete Recordings on Deutsche Grammophon, Volume I: Symphonies Nos. 1-4 (2005) (REPOST)

Gustav Mahler - Leonard Bernstein - Complete Recordings on Deutsche Grammophon, Volume I: Symphonies Nos. 1-4, Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen, Des Knaben Wunderhorn (2005)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Artwork | 1669 mb | MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 956 mb
Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon - 00289 477 517

It is all too easy to take Gustav Mahler's symphonies and orchestral songs for granted in the 21st century's first decade. More than ever before, concert performances and recordings of these works abound, and at a level of proficiency that reveals the remarkable extent to which musicians worldwide have assimilated the composer's idiom. Given the music's primacy in today's central orchestral repertoire, we forget how the great Mahler advocates of the past had to champion his music in the face of adversity. "Who can bear those monstrous symphonies, those over-blown, out-of-date horrors," asked one leading music critic when the New York Philharmonic launched a Mahler Festival to celebrate the composer's 1960 centenary.
Boston SO, Marin Alsop - Leonard Bernstein: Symphony No. 3 'Kaddish'; Missa Brevis; The Lark (2015)

Leonard Bernstein - Symphony No. 3 'Kaddish'; Missa Brevis; The Lark (2015)
Claire Bloom (narrator), Kelley Nassief (soprano);
São Paul Symphony Choir; Maryland State Boychoir; Washington Chorus;
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Marin Alsop

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 267 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 172 Mb | Artwork included
Genre: Classical | Label: Naxos | # 8.559742 | Time: 01:09:38

Three examples of Leonard Bernstein’s vocal art can be heard in this recording. His Symphony No. 3 ‘Kaddish’ shuns traditional symphonic ideas in favor of an eclectic theatrical and oratorio-like form with a prominent rôle for speaker. For this recording Marin Alsop has returned to the work’s original narrative text, heard before the 1977 revision. The Lark – heard in a concert version with added narration – derives from Lillian Hellman’s adaptation of L’Alouette on the life of Joan of Arc, and it was this music that Bernstein reworked into his Missa Brevis many years later. Marin Alsop is a Bernstein protégé, and has written fondly and extensively about studying with him. He mentored her when he was conductor of the New York Philharmonic and few conductors today understand his music better. This disc presents Bernstein the vocal composer performed inlargely original editions by one of his best contemporary interpreters. The speaker in Kaddish is the great actress Claire Bloom.
English Bach Festival, Leonard Bernstein, Soloists - Igor Stravinsky: Les Noces; Mass (1977) Reissue 1988

Igor Stravinsky - Les Noces; Mass (1977) Reissue 1988
English Bach Festival Choir & Orchestra, Trinity Boys Choir, conducted by Leonard Bernstein
Patricia Parker (Mezzo Soprano), John Mitchinson (Tenor), Paul Hudson (Bass), Anne Mory (Soprano)
Pianos: Martha Argerich, Krystian Zimerman, Cyprien Katsaris, Homero Francesch

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 192 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 109 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Classical, Ballet, Choral, Sacred | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | # 423 251-2 | Time: 00:44:29

Les Noces is a screaming, shrieking, flat-out masterpiece. Leonard Bernstein himself has referred to it as Stravinsky's greatest work, and listening to this incendiary performance, it's awfully hard to disagree. Scored for voices, four pianos, and percussion, the work provided the inspiration for the entire career of Orff (of Carmina Burana fame), but it's so much better as sheer music than anything Orff wrote. And what a cast! The pianists for this performance include Martha Argerich, Krystian Zimerman, Cyprien Katsaris, and Homero Francesch, four certified virtuoso performers, while the singers of the English Bach Festival Chorus really cover themselves with glory in both works. A stunner.
Leonard Bernstein/New York Philharmonic - Rimsky-Korsakov-Scheherazade Symphonic Suite (1959) {1983 CBS CD}

Leonard Bernstein/New York Philharmonic - Rimsky-Korsakov-Scheherazade Symphonic Suite (1959) {1983 CBS CD}
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | scans | 218 mb
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 107 mb
Genre: classical

Rimsky-Korsakov-Scheherazade Symphonic Suite is the 1959 album by the New York Philharmonic, conducted by Leonard Bernstein. This is taken from a 1983 CD released by CBS Records as part of the Great Performances series of classical discs.
Elmer Bernstein - The Miracle: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (1959) 2CD Limited Edition 2013

Elmer Bernstein - The Miracle (1959)
Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, 2CD Limited Edition 2013

EAC | FLAC (Image) + cue.+log ~ 307 Mb | Mp3, CBR320 kbps ~ 228 Mb | Scans ~ 77 Mb
Soundtrack, Score | Label: Intrada | # ISC 243 | 01:34:49

Years in the making! Elmer Bernstein fans place such high esteem on epic 1959 score that composer starts club in 1974, makes highlights from The Miracle the first of his own music to re-record. 26 minutes make it to second LP on his private label, but incredible wealth of powerhouse music including massive choral segments, battle music, entire Spanish elements of score remain unrecorded… until now! Over 90 minutes of actual soundtrack music spread over 2 CDs! Large-scale picture from Warner Bros. directed by Irving Rapper, starring Carroll Baker, Roger Moore is set during vibrant era of Napoleonic Wars in 1812. Religious story sees young postulant leaving convent to pursue love, adventure. As Teresa embarks on worldly adventures, statue of Virgin Mary assumes her place until she returns. Tale of faith, love, war and tragedy all inspire Bernstein to create lengthy, ambitious score in vein of legendary Ten Commandments score for Cecil B. DeMille. Massive chords launch work from outset, spotlighting great power of Church, faith.