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Kirill Kondrashin: His Life in Music (repost)  

Posted by MoneyRich at Jan. 5, 2015
Kirill Kondrashin: His Life in Music (repost)

Kirill Kondrashin: His Life in Music by Gregor Tassie
English | Dec 29, 2009 | ISBN: 0810869748 | 384 Pages | PDF | 4 MB

Kirill Kondrashin is regarded as one of the most brilliant Russian conductors of the 20th century and a great interpreter of Shostakovich, Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky, and Mahler. In Kirill Kondrashin: His Life in Music, Gregor Tassie presents a full biography of the artist, from his humble background and early conducting experience at age 17, through his 20 years in Leningrad and at the Bolshoi Theatre; from his breaking with the Bolshoi and the expanded symphonic career that followed, through his defection in 1978, and his unexpected death of a heart attack in 1981.
Gustav Mahler - Symphonie Nr.1 (NDR-Sinfonieorchester - Kirill Kondrashin) - 2004
Gustav Mahler - Symphonie Nr.1 (NDR-Sinfonieorchester - Kirill Kondrashin)
Classical | EAC | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG | Covers | 1CD, 263 MB
Label: EMI | Catalog Number: NDR 10062 | TT: 48'18''

The last recording of Kirill Kondrashin. It was made in the very day of his death. He was invited to replace Klauss Tennstedt, who had refused to conduct in Amsterdam. After only a half-hour rehersal Kondrashin managed to pass his own specific view of the score to the orchestra and the concert had a great success.
Kirill Kondrashin, Rudolf Barshai - Weinberg: Symphonies Nos 5 & 10 (2014)

Kirill Kondrashin, Rudolf Barshai - Weinberg: Symphonies Nos 5 & 10 (2014)
EAC | FLAC (log,tracks+cue) -> 349 Mb (5% Rec.) | Mp3 CBR320 Kbps -> 195 Mb (5% Rec.) | Scans included
Classical | Label: Melodia, MELCD 10 02281 | 2014 | 01:15:31

Weinberg’s works remained in the shadow of his great contemporary Dmitri Shostakovich for a long time. In the meantime, Shostakovich himself highly appreciated the composing talent of his younger colleague. However, Weinberg’s vivid composing individuality, which combined elements of Jewish, Polish and Russian national cultures, allows us to speak about him as one of the most significant phenomena of domestic music of the second half of the 20th century…

Why Mahler?: How One Man and Ten Symphonies Changed the World  

Posted by free4magazines at April 4, 2015
Why Mahler?: How One Man and Ten Symphonies Changed the World

Why Mahler?: How One Man and Ten Symphonies Changed the World
Language: English | EPUB / MOBI | ISBN-10: 0571260799 | 2011 | 384 pages | 1 MB / 0.6 MB

A century after his death, Gustav Mahler is the most important composer of modern times. Displacing Beethoven as a box-office draw, heard in Hollywood films and on state occasions, his music inspires particular devotion. Some believe it helps heal emotional wounds, others find intellectual fascination in its contradictory meanings, and many feel that the music captures the yearnings and anxieties of our post-industrial society. In this highly original account of the composer's life and work, Norman Lebrecht explores the Mahler Effect, asking why Mahler's music has become the soundtrack to our twenty-first-century lives.
Gustav Mahler - Symphonie Nr.6 (SWR-Sinfonieorchester, Baden-Baden - Kirill Kondrashin) - 2011

Gustav Mahler - Symphonie Nr.6 (SWR-Sinfonieorchester, Baden-Baden - Kirill Kondrashin) - 2011
Classical | EAC | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG | Covers | 1CD, 354 MB
Label: Hanssler | Catalog Number: CD 94.217 | TT: 68'22''

I'm a bit taken aback that Haenssler should label excellent stereo from 1981 as a historical recording. Kondrashin died that year at the age of 67 - the day after his birthday, as it happens. His Mahler recordings took place with his own Moscow Phil., but the present orchestra of Southwest Radio in Baden-Baden and Freiburg was under Michael Gielen, an experienced and exciting Mahler conductor in his own right, so the chemistry must have been good - better, I suspect, than with any Soviet orchestra at the time. Mahler wasn't a regular part of the orchestral tradition there.
Wiener Philharmoniker - Mahler: Symphony No. 4 (1984) {CBS Masterworks}

Wiener Philharmoniker - Mahler: Symphony No. 4 (1984) {CBS Masterworks}
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | scans | 234 mb
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 145 mb
Genre: classical

Mahler: Symphony No. 4 is the 1984 album by The Wiener Philharmoniker. Conducted by Lorin Maazek, this also features soprano Kathleen Battle. This was released by CBS Masterworks.
Sir Colin Davis, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra - Mahler: Symphonie Nr. 1 - Der Titan (1988) {Novalis}

Sir Colin Davis, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra - Mahler: Symphonie Nr. 1 - Der Titan (1988) {Novalis}
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | scans | 218 mb
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 139 mb
Genre: classical

Mahler, Symphonie Nr. 1: Der Titan is the 1988 album by the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Sir Colin Davis. This was released by Novalis.
Budapest Festival Orchestra, Ivan Fischer - Mahler: Symphony No.6 (2005) [Official Digital Download 24bit/192kHz]

Budapest Festival Orchestra, Ivan Fischer - Mahler: Symphony No.6 (2005)
FLAC tracks 24bit/192kHz | Front Cover | 2.27GB + 5% Recovery
Studio Master, Official Digital Download, Channel Classics

Fischer’s performance of the Sixth is quite similar to Abbado’s recent live recording for DG. Textures are generally light and transparent, with a swift opening march that, by the same token, never sounds unduly rushed or trivialized. The andante comes second, not the best option in my view, but Fischer has the intelligence to treat it as a true andante, and not as an adagio (which is a more legitimate possibility when it’s placed third). However, in contrast to Abbado’s boring Berliners, Fischer’s orchestra plays better, and he’s much better recorded. Just listen to the characterful brass in the coda of the first movement, with a particularly fine first trumpet, or the splendid woodwinds in the trios of the scherzo. The emphasis on fleetness never compromises expressivity, as happens in Berlin.
Budapest Festival Orchestra, Ivan Fischer - Mahler: Symphony No.2 (2006) [Official Digital Download 24bit/192kHz]

Budapest Festival Orchestra, Ivan Fischer - Mahler: Symphony No.2 (2006)
FLAC tracks 24bit/192kHz | Digital Booklet | 2.56GB + 5% Recovery
Studio Master, Official Digital Download, Channel Classics

This is Ivan Fischer’s second Mahler symphony for Channel Classics with the Budapest Festival Orchestra, his first being the Sixth recorded in February 2005. His opening to this Resurrection symphony, its hero’s Funeral Rites, is disciplined with touches of brusqueness in the brass. But as this is supposed to ask ‘Why did you live?’ I’m very aware of Fischer’s empathy for the visionary aspects of the movement, as if to answer ‘To experience all that’s lovely’.

Gustav Mahler - Il mio tempo verrà [Repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by rotten comics at Nov. 13, 2016
Gustav Mahler - Il mio tempo verrà [Repost]

Gustav Mahler - Il mio tempo verrà
2011 | ISBN: 8865760277 | Italiano | 754 pages | EPUB | 2.5 MB