Krenek Cello

Christoph Schickedanz - Ernst Krenek: Works For Violin (2013) [Official Digital Download]

Christoph Schickedanz, Holger Spegg, Mathias Beyer-Karlshoj - Krenek: Works for Violin (2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44,1 kHz | Time - 71:42 minutes | 690 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Four works - four composing styles - four creative periods of Ernst Krenek - four trouvailles of classical modernism. The first Solo Sonata - presented here as world premier recording - urges towards expressive breadth, the Triophantasie plays with the past and alludes to the music of Franz Schubert. The second Sonata for Violin and Piano, modern in idiom and classical in form, was written in exile.The second Solo Sonata, composed in 1948 in a phase of uncertainty, presents acondensed, more objective counterpart of the first. Christoph Schickedanz convinces with outstanding technical brilliance, multifaceted colouration and exuberant music-making.
Ernst Krenek - Karl V. - Stage Work with Music in two parts (2001) [repost, new rip & scans]

Ernst Krenek - Karl V. - Stage Work with Music in two parts
Czech Philharmonic Chorus of Brno / Orchester der Beethovenhalle Bonn / Marc Soustrot
2xCD | EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 520 MB | Full Artwork (incl. Libretto): 460 MB | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: MDG "Gold" # 337 1082-2 | Country/Year: Germany 2001
Genre: Classical | Style: Opera, Early 20th Century

Krenek’s Karl V is the kind of opera that can be appreciated on several different levels. (…) Remarkably, it’s the earliest large-scale opera to use the 12-note system, though Krenek triumphantly refutes the notion that adherence to this technique inhibits creativity and emotional power. The composer’s widow has claimed that this performance, recorded in connection with the Beethoven Festival in Bonn last year, is by far the finest she has ever heard. With wonderful singing from David Pittman-Jennings as Karl and superb commitment from conductor Marc Soustrot and his fine orchestra, there is little reason to disagree with this verdict.

Ernst Krenek - The Complete Works for Cello  Music

Posted by tapaz9 at Dec. 29, 2013
Ernst Krenek - The Complete Works for Cello

Ernst Krenek - The Complete Works for Cello
Classical | EAC: FLAC+Cue+Log | 1 Cd, Covers + Booklet | 281 Mb
Label:Koch - Date:1999

A study of Viennese-born composer Ernst Krenek's prodigious output is rather like a study of twentieth century music in microcosm. Krenek moved with ease through the various aesthetic and stylistic changes that marked that turbulent century, taking what he considered the best features of each and fusing them into a new language all his own. Born in August of 1900, Krenek began musical training at the age of 6, and later studied privately with Franz Schreker in Vienna before enrolling for formal training with the same at the Berlin Conservatory in 1920……

Ernst Krenek - Chamber Music for Strings (trio recherche)  Music

Posted by tapaz9 at Nov. 22, 2013
Ernst Krenek - Chamber Music for Strings (trio recherche)

Ernst Krenek - Chamber Music for Strings (trio recherche)
Classical | EAC: FLAC+Cue+Log | 1 Cd, Covers + Booklet | 401 Mb
Date: 1994

The pieces on this CD span the life of the composer from 1939-1985. It expresses a wide range of emotions. There are sombre moments appropriate for the life Ernst Krenek (1900-1991) at times endured. There are moments of triumph, and some bits of humour. Mostly, though, this is quite serious music. My own training is inadequate for a thorough understanding, and so, I am thankful for the notes from Martin Zenck. They are technical with out being pedantic…..
Catherine Guelph @ Amazon.com

Ernst Krenek - Chamber Music (repost)  Music

Posted by tapaz9 at Oct. 14, 2013
Ernst Krenek - Chamber Music (repost)

Ernst Krenek - Chamber Music (repost)
Classical | EAC: FLAC+Cue+Log | 1 Cd, Covers + Booklet | 278 Mb
Date: 2004

A study of Viennese-born composer Ernst Krenek's prodigious output is rather like a study of twentieth century music in microcosm. Krenek moved with ease through the various aesthetic and stylistic changes that marked that turbulent century, taking what he considered the best features of each and fusing them into a new language all his own. Born in August of 1900, Krenek began musical training at the age of 6, and later studied privately with Franz Schreker in Vienna before enrolling for formal training with the same at the Berlin Conservatory in 1920……

Ernst Krenek - Kammermusik  Music

Posted by Swervedriver55 at Oct. 2, 2011
Ernst Krenek - Kammermusik

Ernst Krenek - Kammermusik
EAC RIP | FLAC + CUE + LOG | COVER + BOOKLET | RAR FILES (3% recovery) | 302 Mb
Classical | 2004 | HR KLassik
Hans Zender - Zimmermann: Cello Concerto, Antiphonen, Impromptu, Photoptosis (1997)

Hans Zender - Zimmermann: Cello Concerto, Antiphonen, Impromptu, Photoptosis (1997)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 01:02:12 | 287 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: CPO | Catalog: 999 482-2

The name of Bernd Alois Zimmermann is probably not a very familiar one to the experimental classical music listener. As this top-notch disc shows, Zimmermann's music was (and still is) strikingly original. It begins with his Cello Concerto in the form of a pas de trois, from the mid 1960s, a five-movement work that exploits to the fullest the solo cello as well as the unusual accompanying orchestra, which includes alto saxophone, contrabass tuba, electric guitar, prepared piano, glass harp, and even cimbalom.
Ernst Krenek - Karl V.: Stage Work with Music in two parts (2001, MDG "Gold" # 337 1082-2) [RE-UP]

Ernst Krenek - Karl V. - Stage Work with Music in two parts
Czech Philharmonic Chorus of Brno / Orchester der Beethovenhalle Bonn / Marc Soustrot
2xCD | EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 520 MB | Full Artwork (incl. Libretto): 460 MB | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: MDG "Gold" # 337 1082-2 | Country/Year: Germany 2001
Genre: Classical | Style: Opera, Early 20th Century

Krenek’s Karl V is the kind of opera that can be appreciated on several different levels. (…) Remarkably, it’s the earliest large-scale opera to use the 12-note system, though Krenek triumphantly refutes the notion that adherence to this technique inhibits creativity and emotional power. The composer’s widow has claimed that this performance, recorded in connection with the Beethoven Festival in Bonn last year, is by far the finest she has ever heard. With wonderful singing from David Pittman-Jennings as Karl and superb commitment from conductor Marc Soustrot and his fine orchestra, there is little reason to disagree with this verdict.
Ernst Krenek - Sonare-Quartett - Complete String Quartet (1992, MDG # L 4280) [Repost / RE-UP]

Ernst Krenek - Sonare-Quartett - Complete String Quartet
EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 1,26 GB | Partial Artwork | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: MDG # L 4280 | Country/Year: Germany 1992
Genre: Classical | Style: Early 20th Century, Contemporary

”… an outstanding project of landmark proportions…MDG has produced an excellent warm, intimate, life-sized recording. The composer provides his customarily thorough and enlightening notes … Highly recommended.” (Fanfare)
Ernst Krenek - Violin Solo Sonatas Nos. 1 and 2, Violin Sonata, Trio-Fantasie

Ernst Krenek - Violin Solo Sonatas Nos. 1 and 2, Violin Sonata, Trio-Fantasie
Classical | EAC: FLAC+Cue+Log | 1 Cd, Covers | 331 Mb
Label:Audite - Date:2013

For many, Ernst Krenek, who spanned almost all of the last century, living from 1900 to 1991, is more of a neglected name than a composer to whom they turn for profound, stimulating and beautiful music……..Here is exciting and technically brilliant playing on a new CD that both helps to illustrate Krenek's place in the pantheon. It draws the listener in; it invites them to look more deeply……………
Mark Sealey @ Classical.Net