Brahms, Bartók

Stuttgarter Kammerorchester & Dennis Russell Davies - Lutoslawski / Bartók: Musique Funèbre (2012) [Official Digital Download]

Stuttgarter Kammerorchester & Dennis Russell Davies - Lutoslawski / Bartók: Musique Funèbre (2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | Time - 60:37 minutes | 566 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Dennis Russell Davies has had a long-running and highly productive association with the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra – documented on exceptional ECM recordings of repertoire from Mozart to Kancheli - and is currently the orchestra’s Conductor Laureate. Here he leads them through spirited performances of Bartók’s “Divertimento”, “Romanian Folk Dances” and “Seven Songs” (on which the orchestra is joined by the Hungarian Radio Children's Choir.) This selection of lively Bartók pieces is viewed through the prism of Wittold Lutosalwaski’s “Musique funèbre”, written in memory of the great Hungarian composer, and first performed on the 10th anniversary of Bartók’s death. It’s an important, and moving, piece (and one which also led to international recognition for Lutoslawski).
James Ehnes - Bartók: Chamber Works for Violin, Vol. 3 (2014) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

James Ehnes - Bartók: Chamber Works for Violin, Vol. 3 (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 68:04 minutes | 1.16 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

James Ehnes presents his third disc of chamber works by Bartók. The previous volumes have, along with his outstanding concerto disc, established his formidable reputation as a Bartók interpreter. Here Ehnes is joined by the pianist Andrew Armstrong, violinist Amy Schwartz Moretti, and Michael Collins, one of the world's leading clarinettists.
James Ehnes - Bartók: Works for Violin & Piano, Vol. 2 (2013) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

James Ehnes - Bartók: Works for Violin & Piano, Vol. 2 (2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 77:50 minutes | 869 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

James Ehnes has previously explored Béla Bartók’s concertos for violin and for viola, to great acclaim. This album is the second in his equally successful survey of Bartók’s chamber music for the violin. His accompanist, once more, is Andrew Armstrong, a pianist praised by critics for his passionate expression and dazzling technique.
James Ehnes - Bartók: Works for Violin & Piano, Vol. 1 (2012) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

James Ehnes - Bartók: Works for Violin & Piano, Vol. 1 (2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 83:47 minutes | 1.42 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

This is the second volume in a series devoted to the works for strings by Béla Bartók, with James Ehnes the featured soloist. Earlier this year, Ehnes recorded the Violin and Viola Concertos (CHAN 10690), which was made Disc of the Month in Gramophone magazine.

Béla Bartók  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ksveta6 at March 11, 2017
Béla Bartók

Béla Bartók by David Cooper
2015 | ISBN: 0300148771 | English | 456 pages | EPUB | 3 MB
Quatuor Voce - Bartók, Schulhoff & Janáček: Lettres intimes (2017)

Quatuor Voce - Bartók, Schulhoff & Janáček: Lettres intimes
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 69:50 min | 323 MB
Label: Alpha | Tracks: 12 | Rls.date: 2017

The Quatuor Voce, which recently celebrated its tenth anniversary, follows up its two recordings of Mozart with Juliette Hurel (ALPHA204) and Brahms with Lise Berthaud (ALPHA214) by inviting us on a journey to central Europe. The three works recorded here were written over a period of twenty years. Two of them allude to their composer’s love lives. Bartók’s First Quartet might be seen as Beethoven’s Quartet no.17.
Quatuor Voce - Bartók, Schulhoff & Janáček: Lettres intimes (2017)

Quatuor Voce - Bartók, Schulhoff & Janáček: Lettres intimes (2017)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:09:55 | 161 MB
Label: Alpha | Release Year: 2017

The Quatuor Voce, which recently celebrated its tenth anniversary, follows up its two recordings of Mozart with Juliette Hurel (ALPHA204) and Brahms with Lise Berthaud (ALPHA214) by inviting us on a journey to central Europe. The three works recorded here were written over a period of twenty years. Two of them allude to their composer’s love lives. Bartók’s First Quartet might be seen as Beethoven’s Quartet no.17.
Zehetmair Quartett - Karl Amadeus Hartmann, Béla Bartók (2001)

Zehetmair Quartett - Karl Amadeus Hartmann, Béla Bartók (2001)
EAC | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 00:43:01 | 191 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: ECM New Series | Catalog: 465776

The Hartmann, completed in 1933, shows the influence of Berg's Lyric Suite as well as Bartók's 1928 quartet, with which it shares this outstanding disc. Hartmann went into "inner exile" after the Nazi takeover, refusing to allow his work to be published or performed in Germany. Performed abroad, the quartet won a Swiss prize in 1936. It's a powerful work, with a dark, tragic opening that gives way to furious outbursts and energetic declamations. Making an immediate impact, it should not be missed, especially in the Zehetmair Quartet's spontaneous, tingling performance
Mark Taratushkin - Piano Works by Sergei Prokofiev, Béla Bartók (2014)

Mark Taratushkin - Piano Works by Sergei Prokofiev, Béla Bartók
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | 78:19 min | 1.22 GB | Digital booklet
Label: Acousence (ACO12014) | Tracks: 45 | Rls.date: 2014

Russian pianist Mark Taratushkin combines early works of two of the most important composers from the first half of the 20th c. on this CD. These six works by Sergei Prokofiev and Bela Bartok illustrate their respective evolutionary thinking and use of new forms and ideas. Born in 1990 in Ukraine, Mr. Taratuskhin moved with his family to Moscow when aged 10 where he was accepted into the Central Music School for gifted children. Now resident in Berlin, he has performed as soloist and chamber musician in Switzerland, Spain, Israel, Italy, Greece, Germany and Russia.
Prokofiev, S.: Piano Concerto No. 3; Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 2 – Lang Lnag; BPO; Simon Rattle (re-upload)

Sergei Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major, Op. 26 & Béla Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 2, Sz. 95, BB 101 -
Lang Lang (piano); Berliner Philharmoniker; Sir Simon Rattle, conductor

Classical | 1 CD | EAC Rip | 343 MB, 3% recovery | FLAC+LOG+Cue | Complete scans
Publisher: Sony Classical | Recorded: 2013 | Published: 2013 | Catalog Number: 88883732252

It is extremely hard for any new recording to compete with the stunning 1967 Berlin account that Argerich made with the Berliner Philharmoniker under Abbado… Lang Lang certainly equals the boldness, power and communicative quality of Argerich’s account. Under the baton of Sir Simon Rattle the Berliner Philharmoniker is highly persuasive and sympathetic. Not for the first time the woodwind excel - marvellous. - Michael Cookson; www.musicweb-international.com