Khachaturian Symphony

Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra, Loris Tjeknavorian - Khachaturian: Symphony No. 2, Suite from The Battle of Stalingrad (1993)

Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra, Loris Tjeknavorian - Khachaturian: Symphony No.2 "The Bell", Suite from "The Battle of Stalingrad" (1993)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 58:48 | 306 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: ASV Digital | Catalog: CD DCA 859

Symphony No. 2 "The Bell" is a 1993 ASV recording starring the Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Loris Tjeknavorian. Robert Mathew-Walker has written the music notes. One can definitely hear the influences from Stravinsky. The pace is right on the mark and one feels that Tjeknavorian understands Khachaturian's music. A very recording indeed.

Khachaturian - Symphony No 2, Gayaneh (1992)  Music

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 - Aram Khachaturian & Einojuhani Rautavaara: Flute Concertos (2016)

Aram Khachaturian & Einojuhani Rautavaara: Flute Concertos (2016)
Sharon Bezaly, flutes; São Paulo Symphony Orchestra; Enrique Diemecke, conductor
Lahti Symphony Orchestra; Dima Slobodeniouk, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 286 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 185 Mb | Artwork included
Genre: Classical | Label: BIS | # BIS-SACD-1849 | Time: 01:19:10

Flutist Sharon Bezaly has dazzled listeners and critics all over the globe, even being called “God’s 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 Khachaturian’s virtuosic violin concerto for the flute, at the suggestion of the composer. “Dances with the Winds,” Einojuhani Rautavaara’s 1974 composition, is dedicated to Gunilla von Bahr. Rautavaara’s “Dances with the Winds,” is an interesting addition, as the first and last movements are scored for bass flute, while the second movement is written for piccolo, and the third for alto flute. In a later revision, the composer replaced the bass flute with the alto. Bezaly includes both versions on this recording.
Aram Khachaturian - Spartacus, Suites No. 4; Masquerade Suite, Circus, Dance Suite (1995)

Aram Khachaturian / Хачатурян - Spartacus / Спартак - Suites No. 4; Masquerade Suite / Маскарад, Circus / Цирк, Tantseval'naya syuita (Dance Suite) / Танцевальные сюиты (Лезгинка и др.) (Andre Anichanov/Аниханов, St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra) (1995)
EAC Rip | FLAC, TRACKS+CUE, LOG, Covers | 01:11:43 | 318.7 MB
Classical | Naxos / 8.550802

The St Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1967 by Nikolai Rabinovich, Karl Eliasberg and Edward Grikurov and until 1985 was known as the Orchestra of Ancient and Modern Music. Renowned soloists and conductors, including Yuri Temirkanov, Mariss Jansons, Svyatoslav Richter, and many others, have performed with the orchestra. In 1985 the orchestra was enlarged, developing as the Leningrad State Orchestra under Ravil Martynov and undertaking concert tours of China, Japan, Germany, Austria, Mexico, Spain, Finland, Norway, Sweden, France and Belgium. From 2004 until 2007 the orchestra was headed by Martynov’s pupil Vasily Petrenko. The orchestra’s artistic director and chief conductor from 2007 to 2013 was Alexander Titov, who has recorded significant Russian compositions from the period of the Second World War.
Aram Khachaturian  - Spartacus, Suites Nos. 1- 3 (Andre Anichanov) (1995)

Aram Khachaturian / Хачатурян - Spartacus / Спартак - Suites Nos. 1- 3 (Andre Anichanov/Аниханов, St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra) (1995)
EAC Rip | FLAC, TRACKS+CUE, LOG, Covers | 01:09:22 | 318.7 MB
Classical | Naxos / 8.550801

The St Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1967 by Nikolai Rabinovich, Karl Eliasberg and Edward Grikurov and until 1985 was known as the Orchestra of Ancient and Modern Music. Renowned soloists and conductors, including Yuri Temirkanov, Mariss Jansons, Svyatoslav Richter, and many others, have performed with the orchestra. In 1985 the orchestra was enlarged, developing as the Leningrad State Orchestra under Ravil Martynov and undertaking concert tours of China, Japan, Germany, Austria, Mexico, Spain, Finland, Norway, Sweden, France and Belgium. From 2004 until 2007 the orchestra was headed by Martynov’s pupil Vasily Petrenko. The orchestra’s artistic director and chief conductor from 2007 to 2013 was Alexander Titov, who has recorded significant Russian compositions from the period of the Second World War.
Aram Khachaturian - Piano Concerto in D flat; Sonatina; Toccata (Alberto Portugheis, London Symphony Orchestra,  Tjeknavorian)

Aram Khachaturian - Piano Concerto in D flat; Sonatina; Toccata (Alberto Portugheis, London Symphony Orchestra, Loris Tjeknavorian) (2004)
EAC Rip | FLAC, TRACKS+CUE, LOG, Scans (jpg) | 00:49:42 | 179.7 MB
Classical | Asv Gold / 3037

Despite no doubt dedicated performances, this recording of Khachaturian's Piano Concerto, Sonatina, and Toccata are distinctly disappointing. Part of the responsibility for this is pianist Alberto Portugheis, who plays with plenty of panache but not enough power and nowhere near enough precision. Part of the responsibility is conductor Loris Tjeknavorian, who leads the London Symphony Orchestra in a tepid accompaniment to the Piano Concerto with especially grave ensemble and intonation problems in the slow movement. Part of the responsibility is AVS, which gives Portugheis, Tjeknavorian, and the LSO distant and dismal recorded sound. But most of the responsibility is the incontrovertible fact that William Kapell recorded the Khachaturian Piano Concerto at the height of his powers and, after that awesome achievement, any merely dedicated performance cannot help but sound distinctly disappointing.
Kirill Karabits - Khachaturian: Spartacus, Gayaneh (excerpts) (2010)

Kirill Karabits - Khachaturian: Spartacus, Gayaneh (excerpts) (2010)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 72:49 | 337 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Onyx Classics | Catalog: 5166887

Sometimes there is a perfect match between repertoire, conductor, and orchestra: this album is one such example. Featuring the music from two ballets by Armenian composer Aram Khachaturian, it is very accessible to those who claim they do not like classical music, as its 20th century tonalities and film score-like qualities completely draw the listener in. The first track is dramatic and grand, worthy of a gladiator like Spartacus, and it leads into an adagio that is ethereal with cellos and harps.
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 | Rls.date: 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.

Xiayin Wang - Tchaikovsky & Khachaturian: Piano Concertos (2016)  Music

Posted by peotuvave at July 22, 2016
Xiayin Wang - Tchaikovsky & Khachaturian: Piano Concertos (2016)

Xiayin Wang - Tchaikovsky & Khachaturian: Piano Concertos (2016)
EAC Rip | Flac (Tracks + cue + log) | 289 MB | MP3 320Kbps CBR | 179 MB | 1 CD | Full Scans
Genre: Classical | Label: Chandos | Catalog Number: 5167

After a year off the concert platform, Xiayin Wang, a specialist in the romantic repertoire, presents a new recording of two relatively little-played piano concertos: No. 2 by Tchaikovsky, in its much lesser known yet extremely virtuosic original version, and Khachaturian’s. The disc also marks the 125th anniversary of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, here conducted by its Music Director, Peter Oundjian.