Piano Companion

The Cambridge Companion to the Piano  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at June 16, 2017
The Cambridge Companion to the Piano

The Cambridge Companion to the Piano (Cambridge Companions to Music) by David Rowland
English | 1998 | ISBN: 052147986X | 260 pages | EPUB | 3 MB

The Cambridge Companion to Schumann  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at June 16, 2017
The Cambridge Companion to Schumann

The Cambridge Companion to Schumann (Cambridge Companions to Music) by Beate Perrey
English | 2007 | ISBN: 0521789508, 0521783410 | 326 pages | EPUB | 5,2 MB

The Cambridge Companion to Ravel  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at June 16, 2017
The Cambridge Companion to Ravel

The Cambridge Companion to Ravel (Cambridge Companions to Music) by Deborah Mawer
English | 2000 | ISBN: 0521648564 | 312 pages | EPUB | 7,7 MB

Rachmaninoff's Complete Songs: A Companion with Texts and Translations  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by viserion at June 14, 2017
Rachmaninoff's Complete Songs: A Companion with Texts and Translations

Richard D. Sylvester, "Rachmaninoff's Complete Songs: A Companion with Texts and Translations (Russian Music Studies)"
ISBN: 0253353394 | 2014 | PDF | 328 pages | 2 MB
Brodsky Quartet, Natacha Kudritskaya - Brahms: String Quartet, Op.51 No.1, Piano Quintet, Op.34 (2016)

Brodsky Quartet, Natacha Kudritskaya - Brahms: String Quartet, Op.51 No.1, Piano Quintet, Op.34 (2016)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 76:30 | 323 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Chandos Records | Catalog: CHAN 10892

The Brodsky Quartet presents this second volume in its exploration of Brahms’s complete string quartets. The first, which also featured the Clarinet Quintet with Michael Collins, received numerous enthusiastic reviews, The Guardian praising the players for their ‘immaculate’ performance. The String Quartet, Op. 51 No. 1, featured here, was written alongside its contrasting companion, Op. 51 No. 2. Both were finally published in 1873 after having been held back for years by a typically self-doubting Brahms, until he had brought them to his own high standards of perfection.

Alexis Taylor - Listen With (Out) Piano [Deluxe Edition] (2017)  Music

Posted by varrock at March 4, 2017
Alexis Taylor - Listen With (Out) Piano [Deluxe Edition] (2017)

Alexis Taylor - Listen With (Out) Piano [Deluxe Edition] (2017)
MP3 CBR 320kbps | Tracks: 22 | 65:38 min | 174 Mb
Style: Electronic, Indie, Pop | Label: Moshi Moshi Records

Alexis Taylor announces Listen With(out) Piano, a companion album to his 2016 record Piano. Released March 3rd 2017 via Moshi Moshi, Listen With(out) Piano features new versions by artists including Papa M (David Pajo), Green Gartside (Scritti Politti), Spring Heel Jack, Beatrice Dillon, Brian DeGraw (Gang Gang Dance), which can be played on their own, or at the same time as the songs on Piano, to create a brand new listening experience.

Terry Riley - Moscow Conservatory Solo Piano Concert (2001)  Music

Posted by Designol at Feb. 21, 2017
Terry Riley - Moscow Conservatory Solo Piano Concert (2001)

Terry Riley - Moscow Conservatory Solo Piano Concert (2001)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 243 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 184 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Contemporary Classical, Minimalism, Free Improvisation | Label: Long Arms | # CDLA 01032 | 01:13:32

Solo piano works, recorded live in Moscow Conservatory on April 18th, 2000. Russian-only release on the Long Arms label. Pieces include: 'Arica', 'Havana Man', 'Negro Hall', 'The Ecstasy', 'Missigono', 'Requiem For Wally'. "The following pieces appear without any editing of the performance. Large sections of these pieces are improvised and I have attempted to preserve the spontaneity of this special evening by presenting my first concert in Moscow exactly as it was played. I hope in some way my offering of this evenings music reflects the deep respect I hold for the great musical traditions of Russia and the Masters who have reached for the stars before me with their awesome genius."– Terry Riley.
Takacs Quartet, Marc-Andre Hamelin - Cesar Franck: Piano Quintet; Claude Debussy: String Quartet (2016)

César Franck - Piano Quintet; Claude Debussy - String Quartet (2016)
Takács String Quartet; Marc-André Hamelin, piano

EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 252 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 153 Mb (incl 5%)
Genre: Classical | Label: Hyperion | # CDA68061 | Time: 01:02:23 | Booklet included

Franck’s Piano Quintet and Debussy’s String Quartet make an apt and unusual coupling, each work its composer’s only, unsurpassable, contribution to the genre. Both receive authoritative performances from Marc-André Hamelin and the Takács Quartet.

Elijah Nisenboim - Solo Piano, Vol. 2 (2016)  Music

Posted by varrock at Dec. 20, 2016
Elijah Nisenboim - Solo Piano, Vol. 2 (2016)

Elijah Nisenboim - Solo Piano, Vol. 2 (2016)
MP3 CBR 320kbps | Tracks: 8 | 59:36 min | 136 Mb
Style: New Age, Piano | Label: Elijah Nisenboim / Jufipop

Solo Piano in the style of Keith Jarrett and George Winston. All improvised with no editing.
This is the second in a series of Solo Piano recordings by Elijah Nisenboim. Each track is completely improvised and there is no editing on any of the tracks. It is great companion background music.

Krystian Zimerman - Chopin: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 (1999)  Music

Posted by tirexiss at Dec. 3, 2016
Krystian Zimerman - Chopin: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 (1999)

Krystian Zimerman - Chopin: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 (1999)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 81:52 | 362 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Catalog: 459684

Chopin's two piano concertos have long been admired more as pianistic vehicles than as integrated works for piano and orchestra. But in his revelatory new recording, Krystian Zimerman suggests otherwise: The opening orchestral tuttis have so much more light, shade, orchestral color, and detail, you wonder if they've been rewritten. Every gesture, every instrumental solo is so specifically characterized that by the time the piano makes a dramatic entrance, the pieces have become operas without words.