Khachaturian Symphony

Khachaturian - Symphony No 2, Gayaneh (1992)  

Posted by pgf000 at Oct. 12, 2010
Khachaturian - Symphony No 2, Gayaneh (1992)

Khachaturian - Symphony No 2, Gayaneh (1992)
Royal Scottish National Orchestra, cond. Neeme Järvi
EAC Rip | FLAC+CUE+LOG | 298 Mb | no scans
MP3 CBR 320kbps | 147 MB
Classical/Symphonic | Label: Chandos | 63:53

Aram Khachaturian ranks just behind Shostakovich and Prokofieff in the pantheon of 20th- century Russian music. Khachaturian's music, though, is far more "ethnic" than the music of the other two. His music never left the region of what was then the southern parts of the U.S.S.R. His Symphony 2 is perhaps darker–in both mood and orchestral color–than his other symphonies; but then it was written in 1943 in the midst of World War II and Stalin's ongoing purges of the Soviet bureaucracy. However, works such as Gayneh almost guaranteed that Khachaturian would stay out of jail.
Sharon Bezaly - Khachaturian & Rautavaara: Flute Concertos (2016) [TR24][OF]

Sharon Bezaly - Khachaturian & Rautavaara: Flute Concertos
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 & 96 kHz | 79:06 min | 978 MB | Digital booklet
Label: BIS | Tracks: 11 | 2016

Flutist Sharon Bezaly has dazzled listeners and critics all over the globe, even being called Gods gift to the flute. With almost 40 releases to her name, her wide-ranging discography includes both standard repertoire and selections written specifically for her. This release is owed to two fellow world-class flutists, Jean-Pierre Rampal and Gunilla von Bahr. Rampal was the flutist who arranged Aram Khachaturians virtuosic violin concerto for the flute, at the suggestion of the composer.
VA - 100 Best London Symphony Orchestra (2013) (6CD Box set) {Warner Classics}

VA - 100 Best London Symphony Orchestra (2013) (6CD Box set)
XLD Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Artwork | 2011 mb | MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 1048 mb
Classical | Label: Warner Classics / 50999 4 33232 2 7

This 6CD set contains 100 tracks from the catalogues of EMI Records, EMI Classics and Virgin Classics of recordings by the London Symphony Orchestra under some of the world’s greatest conductors and with a number of famous soloists.
VA - Decca: Wiener Philharmoniker - The Orchestral Edition [65 CD Limited Edition Box Set] (2014) Part 3

VA - Decca: Wiener Philharmoniker - The Orchestral Edition [65 CD Limited Edition Box Set] (2014) Part 3
Classical, Orchestral | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 4,57 Gb | Artworks 1,26 Gb
Label: Decca | Release Year: 2014

A luxurious and authoritative 64CD orchestral and concerto set, celebrating one of the world’s great orchestras and their 64-year relationship with Decca Classics.
Few labels can claim to be so associated with a city as inextricably as Decca is with Vienna. No history of classical recordings would be complete without a chapter documenting how both Decca and the WP worked to perfect the art of recording in the city’s great concert halls, most notably in the famous Sofiensaal.
Khachaturian - Masquerade Suite | Kabalevsky - The Comedians (1964) {Classic/RCA LSC-2398 180g} 24-bit/96kHz Vinyl Rip, Redbook

Khachaturian - Masquerade Suite | Kabalevsky - The Comedians
Vinyl rip in 24-bit/96kHz | FLAC (5% Recovery) | m3u & Tech Log, no cue | HQ Artwork
724 MB (24/96) + 210 MB (CD) | RAR 5% recovery | DR Analysis | Classical | 1964
Classic Records/RCA LSC-2398 (1994) 180g 1S RTI Pressing

This is part of a Classic Records Deluxe 1S Edition Box Set of RCA Living Stereo "Shaded Dog" releases.
Alexandr Arutiunian - Orchestral Compositions - Symphony, Festive Overture, Violin Concerto (2002)

Alexandr Arutiunian - Orchestral Compositions - Symphony, Festive Overture, Violin Concerto (V. Gergiev, R. Mangasarian, K. Orbelian, I.Grubert) (2002)
EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG | Covers | 324.35 MB
Classical | Label: Alexandr Arutiunian

Alexander Arutiunian was born on 2 September 1920 in Yerevan, where he received his education (he later completed his training under Genrikh Litinsky in Moscow in the period 1946–48). During the fifty years of his composing career Arutiunian has written a large number of instrumental concertos, rhapsodies, poems for piano, violin and cello, flute, oboe, female voice and orchestra, and also the first Armenian concertos for brass instruments: the trumpet, horn, trombone and tuba. As a result of his interest in brass instruments, he wrote his Armenian Sketches quintet that became a repertory piece. His vocal and orchestral works has strengthened the international acclaim accorded to him. Arutiunian holds titles including Professor of Composition of the Conservatoire of Yerevan, People’s Artist of 1 ashug: a Caucasian folk singer and poet
© 1997 Svetlana Sarkisyan
Emily Beynon, BBC SO, Vernon Handley - John McCabe: Symphony No.4 'Of Time and the River'; Flute Concerto (1999)

John McCabe - Symphony No.4 'Of Time and the River'; Flute Concerto (1999)
Emily Beynon, flute; BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Vernon Handley

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 210 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 137 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Hyperion | # CDA67089 | Time: 00:56:34

First recordings of two powerful works from the pen of one of our major composers, John McCabe, who is celebrating his sixtieth birthday this year. Of Time and the River (the title is taken from Thomas Wolfe's novel) is actually the published title of McCabe's Fourth Symphony, written in 1993/4 to a commission by the BBC. The Flute Concerto was written for James Galway in 1989/90 and he gave the first performance of it in 1990 with Michael Tilson Thomas and the London Symphony Orchestra who commissioned the work. Here it is played by the outstanding young flautist Emily Beynon in her first recording for Hyperion.

The Great Courses - The Symphony [repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ParRus at April 11, 2016
The Great Courses - The Symphony [repost]

The Great Courses - The Symphony
24xWEBRip | English | AVI + PDF Guide | 640 x 480 | XviD ~759 kbps | 29.970 fps
MP3 | 192 kbps | 48.0 KHz | 2 channels | 18:15:25 | 7.04 GB
Genre: eLearning / Education lectures: Classical Music, History of the Symphony

The great Bohemian-born composer Gustav Mahler once said, "A symphony must be like the world. It must embrace everything." Over the course of its nearly 300-year life, the symphony has indeed embraced almost every trend to be found in Western concert music.
Kabalevsky: Cello Concerto No. 2; Khachaturian: Cello Concerto; Rachmaninov: Vocalise (1995) [Lidstrom, Ashkenazy]

Dmitri Kabalevsky: Cello Concerto No. 2; Aram Khachaturian: Cello Concerto; Sergei Rachmaninov: Vocalise (1995)
Mats Lidström, cello; Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra; Vladimir Ashkenazy, conductor & piano
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 277 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 202 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: BIS | # BIS-CD-719 | Time: 01:05:28

Mats Lidström is that rare thing, an original musician. The sheer mercurial energy which drives his performances can be both engaging and disturbing, but there is always a searching intelligence at work. The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra lost much when its compelling, if unpredictable, lead cellist departed. These two concertos show him at his persuasive best, bringing lesser known works to life. Kabalevsky’s 1964 Concerto stretches and yawns with slow pizzicato before springing into urgent life. Sub-Shostakovich in its motifs and tonality, it is nevertheless well-constructed and uses the saxophone to great effect. In both Allegro movements Lidström achieves a lightning speed and attack and, though Raphael Wallfisch’s recording on Nimbus has a more solid beauty of tone, the Swede’s nervous anticipation makes up for the thinner sound of his Grancino cello. Khachaturian’s 1946 Concerto would make a wonderful soundtrack to a cinematic faux-Oriental extravaganza, with its twisting major and minor intervals, and almost sleazy chromaticism. Lidström really knows how to swing, and makes the most of the memorable melodies.

Symphony of the Soil  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by FenixN at April 26, 2015
Symphony of the Soil

Symphony of the Soil
DVDRip | MP4/AVC, ~1040 kb/s | 640x480 | Duration: 01:44:32 | English: MP3, 102 kb/s (2 ch) | Subtitles: French | 832 MB
Genre: Growing, Gardening, Ecology

Drawing from ancient knowledge and cutting edge science, SYMPHONY OF THE SOIL is an artistic exploration of the miraculous substance soil. By understanding the elaborate relationships and mutuality between soil, water, the atmosphere, plants and animals, we come to appreciate the complex and dynamic nature of this precious resource. The film also examines our human relationship with soil, the use and misuse of soil in agriculture, deforestation and development, and the latest scientific research on soil's key role in ameliorating the most challenging environmental problems of our time. Filmed on four continents, featuring esteemed scientists and working farmers and ranchers, SYMPHONY OF THE SOIL is an intriguing presentation that highlights possibilities of healthy soil creating healthy plants creating healthy humans living on a healthy planet.