Colin Matthews

Colin Matthews - Alphabicycle Order, Horn Concerto  Music

Posted by tapaz9 at April 13, 2013
Colin Matthews - Alphabicycle Order, Horn Concerto

Colin Matthews - Alphabicycle Order, Horn Concerto
Classical | EAC: FLAC+Cue+Log | 1 Cd, Covers | 216 Mb
Date: 2007

Now in his sixty-fourth year and three years the junior of his composer brother David, it is hard to believe that Colin Matthews is approaching an age whereby that affectionate, if paradoxically unflattering tag of 'elder statesman' amongst British composers might be applied.
Something of an English Magnus Lindberg in his mastery of huge orchestral canvases and forces such as those employed in the Fourth and Fifth orchestral Sonatas, Matthews' considerable influence as a composer has been mirrored by his extra-curricular activities as a ……..
Christopher Thomas @ musicweb-international.com

Colin Matthews - 5 Concertinos for Wind Quintet (Knussen)  Music

Posted by tapaz9 at April 5, 2013
Colin Matthews - 5 Concertinos for Wind Quintet (Knussen)

Colin Matthews - 5 Concertinos for Wind Quintet (Knussen)
Classical | EAC: FLAC+Cue+Log | 1 Cd, Covers + Booklet | 318 Mb
Date: 2008

This disc committed to chamber music of Colin Matthews is an entry in NMC's Ancora series, a worthy venture devoted to bringing back into print recordings of contemporary music by British composers that have been deleted. Some of these pieces go back to the LP era, and even had to be transferred from vinyl as the original masters have gone astray. Divertimento for double string quartet (1982) is a signature piece from Matthews and unique in his output, being …………
Uncle Dave Lewis @ AllMusic
Colin Mathews - The Great Journey for baritone and eight players

Colin Mathews - The Great Journey for baritone and eight players
Classical | EAC: FLAC+Cue+Log | 1 Cd, Covers + Booklet | 339 Mb
Date: 1997

"The Great Journey" is Colin Matthews' largest vocal work, running to nearly forty minutes. It is a setting of a condensation of the report by Alvar Nu-ez Cabeza de Vaca (c 1490 - c 1560) to Emperor Charles V. Cabeza de Vaca was part of a ill-planned Spanish expedition seeking the legendary (and unsubstantiated) treasures of Florida. The expedition shipwrecked. Left for dead in the swampy land, he was rescued by and lived among the Indians. He found three other stranded Spaniards. Together they made an incredible journey back to Spanish territory, travelling through totally unknown lands from Florida to Mexico, arriving at Spanish settlements nine years after their fleet left Spain……
Joseph Stevenson @ AllMusic
Horizon 1 - Premieres 2007: Eggert / Matthews / Verbeij / Glanert

Horizon 1 - Premieres 2007: Eggert / Matthews / Verbeij / Glanert
Classical - Contemporary | EAC = FLAC + CUE (NO LOG) | Covers + booklet | 445 MB
London Symphony Orchestra  & Colin Davis - Weber: Der Freischütz (2013) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

London Symphony Orchestra & Colin Davis - Weber: Der Freischütz (2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 122:35 minutes | 2.10 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Sir Colin Davis conducts the London Symphony Orchestra and chorus and a stellar cast of soloists in a concert performance of Weber's eerily fantastical opera, Der Freischutz. Der Freischutz is heralded as one of the cornerstones of Romantic opera, drawing on traditional German folk tunes and elements of Romanticism for the first time in the history of opera. The evocative and colorful orchestration is particularly impressive in the ''Wolf's Glen'' scene - long considered the most gruesomely expressive rendering of evil ever found in a musical score. Many listeners may be familiar with this opera without even knowing it; several of the melodies have been adapted as hymn tunes and the overture is regularly performed as a stand-alone work in the concert hall.
London Symphony Orchestra / Sir Colin Davis - Haydn: Die Schöpfung (2009) [2SACDs ISO+HiRes FLAC]

London Symphony Orchestra / Sir Colin Davis - Haydn: Die Schöpfung (2009) [2SACDs ISO+HiRes FLAC]
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DST64 2.0 & DST64 6.0 >1-bit/2.8224 MHz | Front Cover | 6.6GB + 5% Recovery
FLAC tracks 2.0 24bit/88.2 kHz | Front Cover | 1.72GB + 5% Recovery

This recording of one of Haydn’s greatest masterpieces is not to be missed. Those who are familiar with Colin Davis’s recordings of the Haydn London Symphonies, made over 30 years ago with the Concertgebouw Orchestra, will know that he has a special affection for this composer’s music and unfailingly communicates his love of it to both performers and listeners alike. Surprisingly this would appear to be the first time that he has recorded Haydn’s Creation, but it has been worth the wait.
London Symphony Orchestra / Sir Colin Davis - Beethoven: Fidelio (2006) [2SACDs+HiRes FLAC]

London Symphony Orchestra / Sir Colin Davis - Beethoven: Fidelio (2006) [2SACDs+HiRes FLAC]
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DST64 2.0 & DST64 6.0 >1-bit/2.8224 MHz | Front Cover | 7.41GB + 5% Recovery
FLAC Image+CUE 2.0 24bit/88.2 kHz | Front Cover | 1.96GB + 5% Recovery

Best of 2007 Classical CDs ‘This thrilling performance was given in the Barbican last May when Sir Colin excelled himself in the power & nobility of his interpretation, with the LSO in terrific form, & the American soprano Christine Brewer sang with gleaming white-hot tone as Leonore. The final paean of joy at liberation is overwhelming. 1st-class recording quality.

Dan Matthews, Colin Barrow - Online Business All-in-one for Dummies (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by hue at April 23, 2009
Dan Matthews, Colin Barrow - Online Business All-in-one for Dummies (Repost)

Dan Matthews, Colin Barrow - Online Business All-in-one for Dummies
Wiley | 2007 | ISBN: 0470516461 | Pages: 670 | PDF | 8.39 MB
Nicholas Daniel & Britten Oboe Quartet - Mozart, Britten, Knussen & Françaix: A Tribute to Janet (2017) [24/96]

Nicholas Daniel & Britten Oboe Quartet - Mozart, Britten, Knussen & Françaix: A Tribute to Janet (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 65:52 minutes | 1.12 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

The Britten Oboe Quartet here makes its recording debut with a programme of its core repertory. It naturally includes the great Mozart Quartet K.370 and Britten’s own Phantasy op.2, but also two pieces that have a special resonance for the distinguished oboist Nicholas Daniel, because they were commissioned and premiered by Janet Craxton (1929-81), his ‘beloved teacher’ and inspiration, and her London Oboe Quartet. Thus Oliver Knussen’s Cantata (1977) and the delightful Cor Anglais Quartet of Jean Françaix add further variety to a fascinating anthology that also features Nicholas Daniel’s own completion of Mozart’s elegiac fragment K580a.

Dave Matthews Band - Busted Stuff (2002)  Music

Posted by Designol at June 18, 2017
Dave Matthews Band - Busted Stuff (2002)

Dave Matthews Band - Busted Stuff (2002)
EAC | APE | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 376 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 125 Mb | Scans ~ 49 Mb | 00:54:42
American Trad Rock, Jam Bands | Label: RCA/BMG | # 07863 68117-2RE

The Dave Matthews Band may not have released the Lillywhite Sessions – the semi-legendary soul-searching album recorded in 2000 but abandoned in favor of the heavy-handed, laborious Glen Ballard-produced Everyday – but they couldn't escape its shadow. Every review, every article surrounding the release of Everyday mentioned it, often claiming it was better than the released project – an opinion the band seemed to support by playing many numbers from the widely bootlegged lost album on tour in 2001. Since they couldn't run away from the Lillywhite Sessions, they decided to embrace it, albeit on their own terms. They didn't just release the album, as is. They picked nine of the best songs from the sessions, reworked some of them a bit, tinkered with the lyrics, re-recorded the tunes with a different producer (Stephen Harris, a veteran of post-Brit-pop bands like the Bluetones, plus engineer on U2's All That You Can't Leave Behind), added two new songs, and came up with Busted Stuff, a polished commercial spin on music widely considered the darkest, most revealing work Matthews has yet created.