Gil Shaham

Gil Shaham - J.S. Bach: Sonatas & Partitas for Violin (2015) [Official Digital Download]

Gil Shaham - J.S. Bach: Sonatas & Partitas for Violin
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | 117:20 min | 1.23 GB | Digital booklet
Label: Canary Classics | Tracks: 31 | Rls.date: 2015

J.S. Bach’s Sonatas and Partitas for solo violin are considered by many as the pinnacle of musical achievement, arguably the composer’s most demanding and emotionally penetrating works. After living with, reading about, listening to and playing these seminal works for over 30 years Gil Shaham offers a fresh and vital new perspective on these works, undertaken in 2014 as part of his Artist-in-Residence with Symphonieorchester des Bayerischer Rundfunk.
Gil Shaham & Orli Shaham - Nigunim, Hebrew Melodies (2013) [Official Digital Download]

Gil Shaham & Orli Shaham - Nigunim, Hebrew Melodies
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | 67:01 min | 651 MB | Digital booklet
Label: Canary Classics | Tracks: 15 | Rls.date: 2013

Siblings Gil and Orli Shaham's new release is an offering of Hebrew melodies. Jewish folk music has always played an integral part in the Shahams' lives; as Gil recalls he grew up hearing Achron's Hebrew Melody being sung by his grandparents in Jerusalem. Such music vividly evokes its troubled origins. 'When I think about the time, people lived such hard lives in such poverty in the shtetl, and I think literature and music was an incredible escape for them,' the violinist reflects, yet the Hebrew melodies' potency is such that they transcend the world from which they sprang. 'One very powerful aspect of this music is its soulfulness,' Orli Shaham says; 'I don't care what background you come from, I don't think you can listen to it without feeling that connection.'

Sibelius · Tchaikovsky · Violin Concertos · Gil Shaham  Music

Posted by enjopin at Dec. 5, 2009
Sibelius · Tchaikovsky · Violin Concertos · Gil Shaham

Sibelius · Tchaikovsky · Violin Concertos · Shaham · PO · Sinopoli
Classical | EAC | APE, CUE, LOG 291 MB | MP3 HQ, Tracks 107 MB
1 CD | Covers | rs.com | 1993
John Williams - TreeSong, Violin Concerto, 3 Pieces from "Schindler's List" - Gil Shaham

John Williams - TreeSong, Violin Concerto, 3 Pieces from "Schindler's List"
Gil Shaham (violin) - Boston Symphony Orchestra, John Williams (conductor)
classical | EAC-WAV-CUE + LOG + covers | 340 MB | 66 min | 2001 | Deutsche Grammophon | Rapidshare

As a life-long fan of Williams' film music, I have only recently discovered his more "serious" pieces. Like many versatile composers before him (think Korngold, Waxman, etc.), Williams is able to function in both worlds, writing rousing, effective scores and introspective, yet extremely dynamic works for concerto and orchestra.

Gil Shaham plays Mozart, Bach, Rodrigo and Sarasate  

Posted by teufelsohn at April 16, 2009
Gil Shaham plays Mozart, Bach, Rodrigo and Sarasate

Gil Shaham plays Mozart, Bach, Rodrigo and Sarasate
HDTV RiP | H.264 720x480 | 29.97 fps | mpga 320kbps | 1h 25min | 1.2 Gb
Genre: Classical

W. A. Mozart: Sonata for Piano and Violin in D, K.306
J. S. Bach: Sonata for solo violin No. 2 in A minor, BWV 1003
Joaquín Rodrigo: Sonata Pimpante
Pablo de Sarasate: Zapateado Op.23 No.2, Romanza Andaluza Op.22 No.1, Zigeunerweisen, Op.20, No. 1

Schubert for two - Gil Shaham, Göran Söllsher  

Posted by EnzoF at Aug. 3, 2007
Schubert for two - Gil Shaham, Göran Söllsher

Schubert for two - Gil Shaham, Göran Söllsher
M4A f | 320 kbps | 1CD | 180MB
Recorded 2002

Devil's Dance - Gil Shaham  

Posted by EnzoF at July 31, 2007
Devil's Dance - Gil Shaham

Devil's Dance - Gil Shaham
M4A format | 320 kbps | 1CD | 164MB

Virtuoso Opera Transcriptions for Violin and Piano  Music

Posted by enjopin at Nov. 22, 2009
Virtuoso Opera Transcriptions for Violin and Piano

Virtuoso Opera Transcriptions for Violin and Piano
Gil Shaham, violin · Akira Eguchi, piano

Classical | EAC | APE, CUE, LOG 274 MB | MP3 HQ, Tracks 107 MB | 1 CD | Covers | rs.com | 1997

Jian Wang - The Baroque Album (2003)  Music

Posted by TmanHome at Oct. 17, 2016
Jian Wang - The Baroque Album (2003)

Jian Wang - The Baroque Album (2003)
Classical | MP3 320 kbps CBR | Artworks | 56 min | 180 MB
Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Rel: 2003

This is the second Deutsche Grammophon CD on which Jian Wang is the featured soloist; the first was an album of Haydn's Cello Concertos (463180-2). (He's also recorded the Brahms Double Concerto with Gil Shaham and Claudio Abbado – DG 469529-2.) The cellist was born in China in 1968, and studied at the Shanghai Conservatory. Thanks to the impression he made on the visiting Isaac Stern, he later came to the Yale School of Music to study with Aldo Parisot. DG gives the CD the omnibus title "The Baroque Album." Fair enough, but this is Baroque music as it was understood in the middle of the previous century, not as it is understood today. Three of the four works are played not quite as the composer originally imagined them. The Couperin (François, not Louis) is a 1924-vintage arrangement, scored for cello and string quartet, of five pieces from the composer's Concerts royaux.

Gilberto Gil - Unplugged (1994)  Music

Posted by JET 1 at Oct. 5, 2016
Gilberto Gil - Unplugged (1994)

Gilberto Gil - Unplugged (1994)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) +CUE, LOG | 414 MB | Covers Included
Genre: Brazilian Jazz, Bossa Nova | Label: WEA | Catalog Number: 4509-95324-2

This is undoubtedly the equivalent of Gilberto Gil "Unplugged" – Gil, his acoustic guitar, and a nonelectric five-piece band recorded live in a studio – and it is a thoroughly musical triumph as Gil mesmerizes his attentive audience for some 74 minutes. He starts out with the nearly pure reggae of "A Novidade," but before long, he establishes himself in a mostly consistent, loping set of intimate grooves thoroughly rooted in Brazil. Gil had a hand in writing all of this tuneful material except Anastacia Dominguinhos' "Tenho Sede," Caetano Veloso's "Sampa," and a left-field choice, Stevie Wonder's "The Secret Life of Plants," which lends itself very well to Gil's bossa nova approach and proenvironmental position. It is not a complete live portrait of Gil, though; the astounding quickness and flexibility of his voice is fully vented only toward the end of the concert. The later Quanta Live album will give you a wider panorama of Gil's range.