Lorin Maazel

Francesco Rosi, Lorin Maazel, Orchestre National de France, Julia Migenes-Johnson - Bizet: Carmen (2011/1984) [Blu-Ray]

Francesco Rosi, Lorin Maazel, Orchestre National de France, Julia Migenes-Johnson, Plácido Domingo, Ruggero Raimondi - Bizet: Carmen (2011/1984) [Blu-Ray]
BluRay | BDMV | MPEG-4 AVC Video / 25095 kbps / 1080i / 29,970 fps | 155 min | 41,8 Gb
Audio1: French / LPCM Audio / 2.0 / 16-bit | Audio2: DTS-HD Master Audio / 5.1 / 48 kHz / 1770 kbps / 16-bit | Audio3: Dolby Digital Audio / 5.1 / 48 kHz / 448 kbps / DN -4dB

BluRay-rip | AVC | MKV 1920x1080 / 4977 kbps / 29,97 fps | 155 min | 6,93 Gb
Audio: French / DTS / 6ch / 48.0 KHz / 16 bits
Classical | Gaumont / Second Sight | Sub: English

This movie version of Bizet's popular opera Carmen was filmed on location, conveying a kind of atmosphere, a sense of space, movement, and presence that's hard to achieve in a staged performance. It takes the action out of doors for many scenes, with the opening titles superimposed on the bloody conclusion of a bullfight. Elsewhere the changing of the guard, the crowd scenes, the dance number that opens Act 2, and the panoramic scenery of the smugglers' mountain hideout all benefit from the freedom granted by movie cameras.

Lorin Maazel - Bruckner: 10 Symphonies (11CDs, 2011)  Music

Posted by Discograf_man at April 15, 2017
Lorin Maazel - Bruckner: 10 Symphonies (11CDs, 2011)

Lorin Maazel - Bruckner: 10 Symphonies (11CDs, 2011)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 1,51 Gb
Label: BR Klassik

Burnished brass and a nuanced understanding of the massive architecture of Bruckner's symphonies provided the underpinnings of Lorin Maazel's Bruckner cycle in Munich from January through March 1999. The subtle intricacies of Maazel's distinguished readings are fully captured in the live recordings of those performances, now available as a boxed set.

Lorin Maazel - Great Recordings (2011) (30 CD Box Set)  Music

Posted by murena at March 18, 2017
Lorin Maazel - Great Recordings (2011) (30 CD Box Set)

Lorin Maazel - Great Recordings (2011) (30 CD Box Set)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Image+.cue, log) | 8,13 Gb | Covers > 7,31 mb
Genre: Classical / Label: Sony Classical

In memoriam Maestro Maazel, Sony Classical re-releases the ‘Maazel Great Recordings’ 30-CD Box to honour his great work.

Lorin Maazel - Great Recordings (30CDs, 2011)  Music

Posted by Discograf_man at Feb. 2, 2017
Lorin Maazel - Great Recordings (30CDs, 2011)

Lorin Maazel - Great Recordings (30CDs, 2011)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 4.66 GB | Covers 7.53 Mb
Label: Sony Music Classical | Release Year: 2011

In memoriam Maestro Maazel, Sony Classical re-releases the “Maazel Great Recordings” 30-CD Box to honour his great work. During his career, he conducted more than 150 orchestras in some 5,000 opera and concert performances. He served as general manager and artistic director at the Vienna State Opera and conducted the Bayreuth Festival in Germany, the first American to do so in both cases. He also served at the Radio Symphony of Berlin, the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Cleveland Orchestra and the Munich Philharmonic.
Gidon Kremer, Berliner Philharmoniker, Lorin Maazel - Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto, Melancholy Serenade (1982)

Gidon Kremer, Berliner Philharmoniker, Lorin Maazel - Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto, Melancholy Serenade (1982)
MP3 (CBR 320 kbps) | Covers Included | 41:42 | 163 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon

This was one of the first digital version (the very first?) of Tchaikovsky's violin concerto and remains pretty competitive though perhaps not a first choice. Kremer's playing is surely polished and technically impressive; the phrasing is wonderful and the tone beautiful. Still, it is unfortunately a little short on charm and expressive depth - Tchaikovsky's concerto isn't really the most appropriate vehicle neither for classical restraint nor almost curmudgeonly introspective approaches; it is peripatetic grand drama and passion and heart-on-sleeve through and through and despite Kremer's sweetness of tone he never manages to scale the heights or plunge the emotional abysses of the music.
Lorin Maazel - The Cleveland Years Complete Recordings: Box Set 19CDs (2014)

Lorin Maazel - The Cleveland Years Complete Recordings: Box Set 19CDs (2014)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 2,97 Gb | Covers 33 Mb
Label: Decca (UMO) | Release Year: 2014

"Between 1972 and 1982 Maazel was Music Director of The Cleveland Orchestra and between 1973-79 made a series of recordings for Decca – all of which are collected here.
The repertory includes many orchestral spectaculars and Decca’s first recording in Cleveland, Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet, is one of the very best and a recording which has achieved reference status. “…. The precision of The Cleveland Orchestra is little short of miraculous… the recording is one of Decca’s most spectacular, searingly detailed but atmospheric too.”
Lorin Maazel - The Complete Early Recordings On Deutsche Grammophon: Box Set 18CDs (2015)

Lorin Maazel - The Complete Early Recordings On Deutsche Grammophon: Box Set 18CDs (2015)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 1,91 Gb
Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Release Year: 2015

Lorin Maazel's early recordings are the ones collected here and they are his finest work. Maazel was always a gifted conductor but as he aged he had a tendency to slow his tempi substantially, which I find conveys a somewhat diffuse and unfocused quality to his interpretations. His early work, however, is incisive, dramatic, beautifully articulated and well-textured. He extracts wonderful performances from his orchestras, with a special ability to make woodwinds and strings combine to magical effect.
Mozart - Don Giovanni (Lorin Maazel, Ruggero Raimondi, Jose van Dam, Edda Moser, Kiri Te Kanawa, Teresa Berganza) [2009]

Mozart - Don Giovanni (Lorin Maazel, Ruggero Raimondi, Jose van Dam, Edda Moser, Kiri Te Kanawa, Teresa Berganza) [2009]
EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG | Covers | 3cd, 771.49 MB
Classical | Label: Sony | Catalog Number: 88697527262

Maazel's performances appear not only on audio recordings but on film - he was the conductor for film versions of Don Giovanni (Joseph Losey's award-winning adaptation, mentioned below), Carmen and Franco Zeffirelli's interpretation of Otello.
Although primarily known as a conductor, Maazel was no stranger to composition himself, arranging material from Wagner's Ring Cycle into a 75-minute suite, The Ring Without Words, and composing an opera based on George Orwell's dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four; and as if this were not enough, he was also an accomplished violinist (see below for a recording of his performance of Vivaldi's Four Seasons)…

Mahler - Symphony No.6 (Lorin Maazel) (2012) [Blu-Ray]  Music

Posted by Vilboa at Sept. 22, 2015
Mahler - Symphony No.6 (Lorin Maazel) (2012) [Blu-Ray]

Mahler - Symphony No.6 (Lorin Maazel) (2012) [Blu-Ray]
BluRay | BDMV | MPEG-4 AVC Video / 19996 kbps / 1080i / 29,970 fps | 97 min | 22,0 Gb
Audio1: LPCM Audio / 2.0 / 24-bit | Audio2: DTS-HD Master Audio / 5.0 / 96 kHz / 6124 kbps

BluRay-rip | AVC | MKV 1920x1080 / 6215 kbps / 29,970 fps | 97 min | 5,24 Gb
Audio: DTS / 5ch / 1509 kbps / 48.0 KHz / 24 bits
Classical | RCO Live

A host of accomplished conductors including Daniel Harding, Daniele Gatti, Bernard Haitink and Eliahu Inbal lead the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in these performances of Mahler's Symphonies Nos. 1-10. Recorded in Amsterdam over two seasons in 2010/11, the collection also includes 'Das Lied von der Erde'.
Mozart - Don Giovanni (Joseph Losey, Lorin Maazel) (2013/1979) [Blu-Ray]

Mozart - Don Giovanni (Joseph Losey, Lorin Maazel) (2013/1979) [Blu-Ray]
BluRay | BDMV | MPEG-4 AVC Video / 25522 kbps / 1080i / 23,976 fps | 176 min | 38,7 Gb
Audio1: Italian / DTS-HD Master Audio / 2.0 / 16-bit | Audio2: DTS-HD Master Audio / 5.1 / 48 kHz / 2230 kbps / 16-bit

BluRay-rip | AVC | MKV 1920x1080 / 4972 kbps / 23,976 fps | 176 min | 7,99 Gb
Audio: Italian / DTS / 6ch / 48.0 KHz / 16 bits
Classical | OliveFilms | Sub: English

Filmed on location in picturesque Vicenza, Italy, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s operatic masterpiece Don Giovanni is beautifully translated to film by director Joseph Losey (The Servant) and Mozart’s incomparable music is performed by the legendary Paris opera, conducted by Lorin Maazel. Set in Seville in the 1600s, a young nobleman Don Giovanni (Ruggero Raimondi) is well-known philanderer with a long list of amorous conquests.