Mozart Piano Concertos Ronald Brautigam

Ronald Brautigam - Mozart: Piano Concertos 5 & 6 (2016)  Music

Posted by tomashass at June 1, 2016
Ronald Brautigam - Mozart: Piano Concertos 5 & 6 (2016)

Ronald Brautigam - Mozart: Piano Concertos 5 & 6 (2016)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 01:09:23 | 162 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: BIS

On the final stretch of their series of Mozart's piano concertos, Ronald Brautigam, Michael Willens and Die Kölner Akademie are working their way backwards through the composer's catalogue. Here, on the penultimate disc, they have reached the earliest of the original works, composed in 1773 and 1776 respectively. Piano Concerto No. 5, K 175 was to become one of Mozart's most popular piano concertos following his relocation to Vienna in the early 1780s. No doubt the work's majestic scoring, which includes trumpets and timpani, contributed to its appeal.
Ronald Brautigam, Die Kolner Akademie - Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 18 & 22 (2014)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Concertos Nos. 18 in B flat major & 22 in E flat major (2014)
Ronald Brautigam, fortepiano; Die Kölner Akademie; Michael Alexander Willens, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 263 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 147 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: BIS | # BIS-SACD-2044 | Time: 01:00:03

The sixth disc in this highly acclaimed series combine two works in which Mozart's powers as an orchestrator come to the fore. Concerto No. 18 in B flat major, K 456, is sometimes referred to as one of the composers military concertos on the basis of the march-like main theme of the first movement. But more striking is the variety of ways that Mozart employs the various groups of instruments: strings, wind instruments and, of course, the piano. This aspect certainly didn't pass unnoticed by a listener as initiated as Mozart's father Leopold: in a letter to his daughter Nannerl he described how his enjoyment of the orchestral interplay had brought tears to his eyes.
W.A.Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 20 & 27 / Ronald Brautigam (2013) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

W.A.Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 20 & 27 / Ronald Brautigam (2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time - 53:34 minutes | 953 MB
Official Digital Download - Source: eClassical.com | Digital Booklet
W.A.Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 19 & 23 / Ronald Brautigam (2013) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

W.A.Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 19 & 23 / Ronald Brautigam (2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time - 50:00 minutes | 888 MB
Official Digital Download - Source: eClassical.com | Digital Booklet
Mozart: Piano Concertos No 24 And 25 / Brautigam, Willens, Die Kolner Akademie (2011)

Mozart: Piano Concertos No 24 And 25 / Brautigam, Willens, Die Kolner Akademie (2011)
EAC Rip | Flac (Image + cue + log) | 1 CD | Full Scans | 231 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Bis | Catalog Number: 1894

Ronald Brautigam, with the congenial support of Die Kölner Akademie, under Michael Alexander Willens, here performs Mozart’s Piano Concertos Nos. 24 and 25, both composed in 1786. The C major concerto is in fact one of the most expansive of all classical piano concertos, rivalling Beethoven’s fifth concerto. Their grandeur immediately made them popular fare in the concert hall – Mendelssohn, for instance, had No.24 in his repertoire through the 1820s and 1830s.
Ingrid Jacoby & Sir Neville Marriner - Mozart: Piano Concertos (2016) [TR24][OF]

Ingrid Jacoby & Sir Neville Marriner - Mozart: Piano Concertos
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | 69:29 min | 1.43 GB | Front Cover
Label: ICA Classics | Tracks: 09 | Rls.date: 2016

Elegance and energy characterise this account of K453, Ingrid Jacoby especially attractive to listen to in her fluid and dynamic playing, crispy phrased and also affectionate without losing the Concerto s bigger picture, and most attentively accompanied by the Academy of St Martin in the Fields and Sir Neville Marriner. Separating such lively music-making (the playful and ultimately witty Finale brings a smile), the soulful slow movement is particularly eloquent with some very expressive contributions from woodwind soloists, and Jacoby digs deep into the music's potential.

Mitsuko Uchida - Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos.17 & 25 (2016)  Vinyl & HR

Posted by SERTiL at Nov. 2, 2016
Mitsuko Uchida - Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos.17 & 25 (2016)

Mitsuko Uchida - Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos.17 & 25
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | 67:18 min | 1.12 GB | Front Cover
Label: Decca (4830716) | Tracks: 06 | Rls.date: 2016

Arguably the world’s greatest Mozart interpreter plays and conducts two of his most popular piano concerti.
Maria João Pires, Claudio Abbado - Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 17 & 21 (1995) (Repost)

Maria João Pires, Claudio Abbado - Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 17 & 21 (1995)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) - 262 MB | MP3 (CBR 320 kbps) - 178 MB | Covers + Digital Booklet | 56:24
Genre: Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Catalog: 439941

This work is very hard to characterize emotionally, but it sighs and it sings enigmatically. Surprisingly, so many performances are very straightforward, never capturing these soulful, longing qualities that almost approach reverie at times. Not so this time. The interplay here is amazing, Pires' delicate approach is ideal for this music, and the conducting is elastic in that "Furtwanglerian" way. But don't get the impression this is bloated, Romantic Mozart…it's not. (Maybe Furtwangler wasn't the right name to evoke after all.
Mitsuko Uchida & Cleveland Orchestra - Mozart: Piano Concertos No. 17, K. 453 & No. 25, K. 503 (Live) (2016)

Mitsuko Uchida & Cleveland Orchestra - Mozart: Piano Concertos No. 17, K. 453 & No. 25, K. 503 (Live) (2016)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:07:18 | 154 MB
Label: Decca

Arguably the worlds greatest Mozart interpreter plays and conducts two of his most popular piano concerti.
Maria João Pires, Wiener Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado - Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 14 & 26 (1993)

Maria João Pires, Wiener Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado - Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 14 & 26 (1993)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) - 241 MB | MP3 (CBR 320 kbps) - 149 MB | Covers + Digital Booklet | 52:00
Genre: Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Catalog: 4375292

Maria-Joào Pires has recorded these concertos before, for Erato, and this experience shows in assured playing. In K449 I find the sound of the Vienna Philharmonic, recorded in Vienna's Musikverein, too big: the string section seems large and the hall over-reverberant. Furthermore, the piano sounds plummy, and even those who dislike the fortepiano may question its suitability. With these reservations, one can enjoy Pires's deft and sensitive performance, without strong individuality but offering consistent intelligence, and the brisk finale shows her and Abbado at their best. Even so, this is a romanticized slow movement; the gooey orchestral sound does not help, but the pianist is also partly responsible in a way that I have sometimes noted in her performances of Mozart's sonatas.