Bach "yo yo Ma" Suites

Yo-Yo Ma - 30 Years Outside The Box: 90CD Box Set (2009)  Music

Posted by Discograf_man at Feb. 11, 2015
Yo-Yo Ma - 30 Years Outside The Box: 90CD Box Set (2009)

Yo-Yo Ma - 30 Years Outside The Box: 90CD Box Set (2009)
Contemporary, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Modern | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 13,81 Gb
Label: Sony Music Entertainment | Release Year: 2009

Sony Music is proud to announce the worldwide release of Yo-Yo Ma: 30 Years Outside the Box, a deluxe box set of Yo-Yo Ma's recorded legacy. This elaborate, numbered, limited-edition box will celebrate Yo-Yo Ma's 30th Anniversary with the label. Created with the full participation of Yo-Yo Ma, 30 Years Outside the Box, is the definitive collection of this iconic artist in a presentation as beautiful and timeless as the music itself.
Rosalyn Tureck, Charles Rosen - J.S. Bach: The Keyboard Album (featuring The Italian Concerto and The Art of Fugue) (1997)

Rosalyn Tureck, Charles Rosen - J.S. Bach: The Keyboard Album (featuring The Italian Concerto and The Art of Fugue) (1997)
EAC | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 02:20:08 | 568 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Sony Classical | Catalog: 63231

This long-deleted Essential Classics reissue (available again courtesy of Arkivmusic.com’s on-demand reprint program) comprises the first CD remastering of two separate Bach piano releases. One disc features Rosalyn Tureck’s Bach Album, an early-1981 digital production made up mostly of short pieces, plus the Aria and Variations in Italian Style. The close-up yet warm sonics capture the full measure of Tureck’s technical specificity, subtle use of color, and micromanaged dynamics. Notice her absolute linear control in the F minor suite’s Prelude (first sound clip), or how her seemingly over-detached articulations (the seventh Italian variation) always maintain a lilting presence.

Bach: Complete Keyboard Works - Ivo Janssen (2011)  Music

Posted by naponski at March 31, 2012
Bach: Complete Keyboard Works - Ivo Janssen (2011)

Bach: Complete Keyboard Works - Ivo Janssen (2011)
EAC Rip | Flac (Tracks + cue + log) | 20 CDs | Full Scans | 4.8 GB
Genre: Classical | Label: VOID | Catalog Number: 0098

This 20-disc box set has been entertaining me for several months. Dutch pianist Ivo Janssen set up his own record label to distribute his 1997 Goldberg Variations, recorded on the hoof over two days in Haarlem. Its success prompted him to tackle Bach’s complete keyboard output. And there’s a sense of fly-by-night impetuosity about some of these performances, all taped in the same venue with the same producer, the cycle finally finished in 2009.
Bach: Weihnachtsoratorium / Christmas Oratorio (Harnoncourt, 1982)

Bach - Weihnachtsoratorium / Christmas Oratorio (1982)
2h 33min | DVD9 | ISO disc image | MPEG2 | 600 x 458 (4:3) | PCM stereo | Dolby DTS 5.1 | subtitles: de, en, fr, es, ch | 7.31GB
DVDrip | AVI | H.264 | 1404kbps | 600 x 458 (4:3) | Dolby DTS 5.1 | subtitles: IDX/SUB file | 2.42GB
Tolzer Knabenchor - Concentus Musicus Wien - Nikolas Harnoncourt - DG Unitel 0734104
Gregor Lutje and others (boy sopranos), Stefan Rampf (boy alto), Peter Schreier, Robert Holl

The first image shown, of a lovely Baroque Church nestled amongst snow covered hills and pine trees, will grab you. The interior of the Collegiate Church at Waldhausen in Austria, where this recording was made between Summer and Autumn in 1981, will finish you off. It is lovingly bedecked in traditional Baroque Christmas ornamentation under a high barrel-vaulted roof, the interior including eight side chapels and an achingly beautiful decorated chancel. If you aren't filled with the traditional Christmas spirit after this display, you never will be.
Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer, Chris Thile - The Goat Rodeo Sessions (2011)

Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer, Chris Thile - The Goat Rodeo Sessions
FLAC | tracks + cue | EAC log | scans | 315 Mb (5% recov.)
Chamber Jazz, Bluegrass | Filesonic, Filepost
Sony Classical | 2011

The Goat Rodeo Sessions is an ambitious and groundbreaking project that brings together four string virtuosos: world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma, fiddler Stuart Duncan, bassist Edgar Meyer and mandolinist Chris Thile. While each artist is a prominent figure in his own music sphere, they have come together as a unified ensemble on a most remarkable and organic cross-genre project. The music, including two tracks with female vocalist Aoife O'Donovan, feels both new and familiar it's composed and improvised, uptown and down home, funky and pastoral and above all, uniquely American.

Yo-Yo Ma Plays Cello Masterworks: Box Set 8CDs (2013)  Music

Posted by Discograf_man at Oct. 29, 2016
Yo-Yo Ma Plays Cello Masterworks: Box Set 8CDs (2013)

Yo-Yo Ma Plays Cello Masterworks: Box Set 8CDs (2013)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 1,33 Gb | Covers 17 Mb
Label: Sony Classical | Release Year: 2013

Yo-Yo Ma Plays Cello Masterworks is an eight-CD box set of previously released material recorded in the 1980s and 1990s, and presumably so familiar to his fans that the package doesn't even come with a booklet. It really is a no-frills affair, right down to the thin cardboard sleeves that repeat the same photograph on the box, instead of offering original cover art. But the greatest disappointment is that only three of J.S. Bach's Six Cello Suites were included, so listeners seeking them should forego this budget package and find the complete suites, which Ma recorded twice.

Yo-Yo Ma Plays Bach (2001) (Repost)  Music

Posted by pgf000 at Oct. 15, 2010
Yo-Yo Ma Plays Bach (2001) (Repost)

Yo-Yo Ma Plays Bach (2001)
(in collaboration with Kenneth Cooper, Pinchas Zukerman, The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra)
X Lossless Decoder | FLAC+CUE+LOG | 297 Mb | +scans
MP3 CBR 320kbps | 135 MB
Classical/Strings/Orchestra | Sony | 57:50

"Yo-Yo Ma Plays Bach" is one of several titles in Sony's new "Music For You" Series, easily identified by their artsy, photographic covers. The material on this CD has been available previously on CBS Masterworks. True, Ma does play music by Bach, but it is sonatas (originally intended for viola da gamba and not cello) by Bach, and the Sinfonia Concertante by Bach's youngest son, Johann Christian Bach. Not that Sony is lying and not that most people will care or feel cheated, but since this title is obviously aimed at classical novices, I just thought I'd set the record straight. In a similar vein, hopefully those that discover both Bach and Yo-Yo Ma via this disc will like what they hear, and go on to get one of Ma's two recordings of the Bach "Cello Suites" – the real yardstick for composer and performer alike. ~Amazon
Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer, Chris Thile - The Goat Rodeo Sessions (2011) [Official Digital Download - 24bit/88,2kHz]

Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer, Chris Thile - The Goat Rodeo Sessions (2011)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/88,2 kHz | Time - 57:29 minutes | 1,08 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

The Goat Rodeo Sessions is a groundbreaking project that brings together four string virtuosos: acclaimed cellist Yo-Yo Ma, fiddler Stuart Duncan, bassist Edgar Meyer and mandolin-player Chris Thile. Yo-Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer and Chris Thile have collaborated in the past, producing the gold-selling album Songs of Joy and Peace. Each artist is a prominent figure in his own musical realm. They have come together as a unified quartet for this classical-bluegrass masterpiece. The music, which includes two tracks with vocalist Aoife O’Donovan, feels both new and familiar it’s composed and improvised, uptown and down home, funky and pastoral and above all, uniquely American. The album topped the Billboard Bluegrass charts and won two GRAMMY Awards.

Yo-Yo Ma - Appassionato (2007) (Re-Up)  Music

Posted by pgf000 at Feb. 12, 2011
Yo-Yo Ma - Appassionato (2007) (Re-Up)

Yo-Yo Ma - Appassionato (2007)
MP3 CBR 320kbps | 150 MB | no scans
Classical/Cello | 65:07

Any new compilation CD starring Yo-Yo Ma is certain to please. This master of the cello takes the listener through so many types of music that the ear and mind never tire. The present selection is billed as a sort of "musical autobiography," and, indeed, it gives us a tour of Ma's musical life. The Silk Road Project is represented by Zhao's "Swallow Song," with its eerie, fascinating soundscape (specially re-recorded for this CD). We also accompany Ma on his excursions into the world of the baroque cello with Vivaldi or of the Finnish folk song (by Mamiya, a first recording). There are Gershwin's languid Second Prelude, with its intimations of the song "Summertime," and an all-new recording of a nine-minute heart-breaker by Astor Piazzolla ("Soledad"). Ma also gives us more familiar Brahms, Franck, and Saint-Saens. The compilation's mellow 65 minutes offer relaxing, beautiful music, all exquisitely played. Ma is joined by the best: Emanuel Ax, Kathryn Stott, John Williams (who plays piano on his own "Going to School" from Memoirs of a Geisha), Isaac Stern, and Claudio Abbado. This is a veritable Who's Who of superb musicians.

Johann Sebastian Bach - The Well-Tempered Clavier (1994)  Music

Posted by frangarbla at June 7, 2010
Johann Sebastian Bach - The Well-Tempered Clavier (1994)

Johann Sebastian Bach - The Well-Tempered Clavier
DbPowerAmp secure mode FLAC (tracks+log, no cue) + MP3 (320 kbps CBR) | 889.13 Mb (FLAC) + 597.26 Mb (MP3) | 252:07 minutes | Covers.
classical, instrumental | Naxos Records. Recorded & published in 1994

The Well-Tempered Clavier (Das Wohltemperirte Clavier in the original German title), BWV 846–893, is a collection of solo keyboard music composed by Johann Sebastian Bach. He first gave the title to a book of preludes and fugues in all 24 major and minor keys, dated 1722, composed "for the profit and use of musical youth desirous of learning, and especially for the pastime of those already skilled in this study." Bach later compiled a second book of the same kind, dated 1742, but titled it only "Twenty-four Preludes and Fugues." The two works are now usually considered to comprise The Well-Tempered Clavier and are referred to respectively as Books I and II. The Well-Tempered Clavier is generally regarded as one of the most influential works in the history of Western classical music...