No. 4

Emanuel Ax, San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas - Beethoven: Symphony No. 5, Piano Concerto No. 4 (2011) [24/96]

Emanuel Ax, San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas - Beethoven: Symphony No. 5, Piano Concerto No. 4 (2011)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 68:17 minutes | 1.37 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony follow their recently completed Mahler cycle with a series of new live recordings, including an all-Beethoven disc featuring the Fourth Piano Concerto with Emanuel Ax, and Symphony No. 5. Following the recent completion of their award-winning and ground-breaking Mahler recording project, Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony will continue to bolster their discography with recordings from both the core classical repertoire as well as works new to or rarely heard by audiences.
Budapest Symphony Orchestra & Alfred Walter - Spohr: Symphony No. 4 & Overtures (2016)

Budapest Symphony Orchestra & Alfred Walter - Spohr: Symphony No. 4 & Overtures
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 53:13 min | 209 MB
Label: Naxos | Tracks: 06 | Rls.date: 2016

Beethoven's friend Louis Spohr was one of the most significant symphonists of his day and his nine works in the genre divide fairly evenly into those which follow classical traditions and four which have titles. Symphony No. 4 in F major, Op. 86 is subtitled Die Weihe der Töne (The Consecration of Sound) and is a programmatic work, based on an eponymous poem by Carl Pfeiffer, that offers both a novel symphonic form and a powerful musical narrative. Spohr was also a hugely influential figure in the development of German opera, as the two overtures clearly demonstrate.
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.
Russian National Orchestra - Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.4, Romeo & Juliet (2011) [SACD ISO+HiRes FLAC]

Russian National Orchestra - Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.4, Romeo & Juliet (2011)
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DST64 2.0 & DST64 5.0 >1-bit/2.8224 MHz | Digital Booklet | 2.98GB + 5% Recovery
FLAC Image+CUE 2.0 24bit/88.2 kHz | Digital Booklet | 944MB + 5% Recovery

Not many world famous composers have been equally successful at writing both absolute and programme music. Moreover, only a mere handful has managed to achieve something truly extraordinary in both genres. One of these coposers was Peter Tchaikovsky. When inspired by great literature, his passion for reading likely stood him in good stead: after all, as far as Tchaikovsky was concerned, reading ranked ‘among the greatest moments of pleasure’.
Orchestra Of The Vienna Musikgesellschaft - Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4/Tchaikovsky: Capriccio Italien (1988)

Orchestra Of The Vienna Musikgesellschaft - Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4/Tchaikovsky: Capriccio Italien (1988)
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | scans | 173 mb
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 95 mb
Genre: classical

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4/Tchaikovsky: Capriccio Italien is a 1988 album by Orchestra Of The Vienna Musikgesellschaft, conducted by Edouard Van Remoortel. This was released by the Allegretto label as part of their Vox Archive Series.
Nelson Freire - Chopin: Piano Concerto No.2; Ballade No.4; Berceuse; Polonaise Héroïque (2015) [TR24][OF]

Nelson Freire - Chopin: Piano Concerto No.2; Ballade No.4; Berceuse; Polonaise Héroïque
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | 65:36 min | 1.12 GB | Digital booklet
Label: Decca | Tracks: 10 | Rls.date: 2015

In the third of three new landmark albums on the Decca label, Nelson Freire marks his 70th birthday year with a stunning recording of Chopin s lyrical and brilliant Piano Concerto No. 2
London Symphony Orchestra / Bernard Haitink – Brahms: Symphony No.4 (2005) [SACD ISO+HiRes FLAC]

London Symphony Orchestra / Bernard Haitink – Brahms: Symphony No.4 (2005)
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DST64 2.0 & DST64 4.0 >1-bit/2.8224 MHz | Front Cover | 2.03GB + 5% Recovery
FLAC Image+CUE 2.0 24bit/88.2 kHz | Front Cover | 703MB + 5% Recovery

Loaded with German Romanticism & including variations on a Bach cantata, Brahms’ final symphony is a remarkable example of his mastery of symphonic composition. A rich, warm work that builds on a sense of movement & intensity right up to the final bars. This release also represents the completion of Bernard Haitink’s celebrated LSO Live Brahms cycle that has included the symphonies, Double Concerto, Tragic Overture & Serenade No 2.
University of Kansas Wind Ensemble; Paul W. Popiel - Philip Glass: Concerto Fantasy; Mohammed Fairouz: Symphony No.4 (2013)

Philip Glass - Concerto Fantasy for 2 Timpanists and Orchestra
Mohammed Fairouz - Symphony No.4 'In the Shadow of No Towers'
Ji Hye Jung & Gwendolyn Burgett (timpani), Jānis Porietis (trumpet)
University of Kansas Wind Ensemble; Paul W. Popiel, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 314 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 159 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical, Contemporary | Label: Naxos | # 8.573205 | Time: 00:57:45

Philip Glass’ Concerto Fantasy for Two Timpanists and Orchestra, composed in 2000 and transcribed for wind ensemble by Mark Lortz in 2004, is a significant addition to the repertoire of large-scale works for timpani. The work is rhythmically galvanizing, sonically alluring, and features virtuoso cadenzas for both soloists. Symphony No 4 ‘In the Shadow of No Towers’ is Mohammed Fairouz’s first major work for wind ensemble, and its inspiration is the provocative comic book by Art Spiegelman, written shortly after the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. Spiegelman himself has commented: “I’m moved by [this] scary, somber, and seriously silly symphony…I’m honored that the composer found an echo in my work that allowed him to strike a responsive chord and express his own complex responses to post 9/11 America. He emerges from the rubble with a very tony piece of high-brow cartoon music.”

Première Hors Série No.4 - Eté 2017  Magazines

Posted by Torries at June 7, 2017
Première Hors Série No.4 - Eté 2017

Première Hors Série No.4 - Eté 2017
French | 100 pages | True PDF | 18 MB
Claudio Abbado - Mahler: Symphony No.4 (1984/2016) [Official Digital Download 24/192]

Claudio Abbado - Mahler: Symphony No.4 (1984/2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 58:01 minutes | 2.91 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front Cover

After hearing most of Abbado's Mahler, early and late, I had formed the opinion that he steadily improved, moving from caution to a real and deep understanding of Mahler's world. But just in case there were some early gems, I went back to this Fourth Syms. recorded in Vienna in 1978 (it can also be had in a bargain twofer with an almost equally impressive Sym. #2 from Chicago).