René Jacobs

Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin & René Jacobs - Bach: St John Passion, BWV 245 (Johannes-Passion) (2016) [TR24][OF]

Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin & René Jacobs - Bach: St John Passion, BWV 245 (Johannes-Passion)
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | 106:12 min | 1.88 GB | Digital booklet
Label: Harmonia Mundi | Tracks: 40 | Rls.date: 2016

Bach revised his 'Johannes-Passion' regularly: he returned to it over a period of 26 years, from 1724 until his death. It is the version hallowed by tradition, established by the Kantor a year before his death, that is presented on these CDs. However, the 1725 version, equally outstanding musically, has also been recorded complete and can be downloaded as a bonus in high-resolution sound. Comparison of the two versions reveals the underlying meaning of this matchless 'Passion'.
Emilio de' Cavalieri - Rappresentatione di Anima e di Corpo - René Jacobs (2015) {Harmonia Mundi}

Emilio de' Cavalieri - Rappresentatione di Anima e di Corpo - René Jacobs (2015) {Harmonia Mundi}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 484 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 233 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 30 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2015 Harmonia Mundi | HMC 902200.01
Classical / Vocal Music / Renaissance / Opera / Oratorio

Composed at a time when neither oratorio nor opera existed, Emilio de' Cavalieri's musical drama Rappresentatione di anima et di corpo combines song, stage action, dance, and instrumental music in perfect harmony. The work's libretto, attributed to Agostino Manni, presents a musical morality play in which soul and body dispute, with the participation of other allegorical characters and angels and souls both in heaven and hell. On this new recording, maestro Rene Jacobs illuminates this key work, which was written at the dawn of the Baroque revolution.
Pergolesi - Septem verba a Christo in cruce moriente prolata (René Jacobs, Sophie Karthäuser, Christophe Dumaux)

Pergolesi - Septem verba a Christo in cruce moriente prolata (Rene Jacobs, Sophie Karthauser, Christophe Dumaux) [2013]
EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG | Covers | 1cd, 336 MB
Classical | Label: Harmonia Mundi | Catalog Number: HMC 902155 | TT: 80:30

Now attributed to Pergolesi on the basis of recent research, the ‘Seven Words of Christ’ has been regarded as ‘one of the most heartfelt works of art, full of profound tenderness and an all-conquering sense of beauty’ [Hermann Scherchen, on its discovery in 1930]. However, his judgment has remained unheeded and only the discovery of two more manuscripts in the abbeys of Kremsmünster and Aldersbach, by the musicologist Reinhard Fehling, prompted the firm of Breitkopf & Härtel to publish a critical edition…

Mozart - Symphonies Nos. 38 & 41 (René Jacobs)  Music

Posted by Ebisu at Dec. 7, 2013
Mozart - Symphonies Nos. 38 & 41 (René Jacobs)

Mozart - Symphonies Nos. 38 & 41 (Rene Jacobs) (2007)
Classical | Eac. Flac, Image+Cue, Log | Scans | 340.89 MB
Label: Harmonia Mundi | TT: 68:41

Renowned for his work in Baroque vocal music, René Jacobs is most frequently credited as a countertenor and as a choral director. He is somewhat less familiar as a conductor of Classical symphonic music, though he has increasingly delved into this repertoire in recordings with one of Europe's best early music groups, the Freiburger Barockorchester. This 2007 release from Harmonia Mundi features Jacobs and the orchestra in bright and finely detailed performances of two of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's late symphonies, the Symphony No. 38 in D major, K. 504, "Prague," and the Symphony No. 41 in C major, K. 551, "Jupiter."
Graun - Cleopatra e Cesare (René Jacobs, Concerto Köln) [1996]

Graun - Cleopatra e Cesare (Rene Jacobs, Concerto Koln) [1996]
Classical | EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG | Covers | 937.02 MB
Label: Harmonia Mundi | Catalog Number: 901561.63 | TT: CD1:79:01; CD2:57:12; CD3:62:14

Carl Heinrich Graun was court composer to Frederick the Great of Prussia, and this opera was chosen to open the new opera house in Berlin in 1742. It was a great success, but Handel's opera on the same subject had appeared less than two decades before, and had anyone been familiar with that one, Graun's might have come as a disappointment. Handel gets under his characters' skins–Cleopatra's eight arias tell us everything we have to know about her, for instance–while Graun (merely) offers some beautiful, well-orchestrated, at-times exciting music. Any composer would have been proud to compose Cesare's heart-stoppingly vengeful last-act aria "Voglio strage", and any Read more mezzo (or castrato or countertenor) would be happy to sing it. Here, Iris Vermillion is spectacular, and elsewhere in the opera she's as heroic, romantic, and colorful as our hero ought to be… Robert Levine

René Jacobs Edition - Secular & Sacred Music  

Posted by Bibixy at Jan. 4, 2012
René Jacobs Edition - Secular & Sacred Music

René Jacobs Edition - Secular & Sacred Music
DHM - Sony | 2011 | 10 CD | 10 RAR | 925Mb
MP3 192 Kbps | Lame encoded | Tracks, Covers | Fserve, Fsonic

This 10 CD Limited Edition was released in preparation for René Jacobs’ 65th birthday on 30th October 2011 and features complete recordings for Sony Classical and DHM combined for the first time in a truly unique edition.
Cavalli Pier Francesco - La Calisto (René Jacobs, Maria Bayo), 2*DVD9 (Re-Up)

Cavalli Pier Francesco - La Calisto (René Jacobs, Maria Bayo)
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) | MPEG-2 | PCM Stereo; DTS, 5 ch | Language: Italiano | Subtitles: Italiano, Français, English, Deutsch, Nederlands | 232 min | 13.3 GB
Concerto Vocale, René Jacobs
Recorded: Theatre Royal de la Monnaie, Bruxelles, 20.03.1996 | Released: 2006 | Label: Harmonia Mundi

LA CALISTO has become one of my favorite operas. I like the kaleidoscopic range of voices. Marcello Lippi, in a taxing role, plays both Jove AND Jove impersonating Diana. The role requires him to sing in two totally different ranges. But the whole cast is excellent. Maria Bayo is very good here as la Calisto. A previous reviewer called this opera "camp," but it's too fine to be camp (despite the cross dressing). The classical subject (how the nymph Calisto is seduced by Jove, transformed into a bear by his jealous wife Hera, and eventually becomes the constellation Ursa Major) is very elegantly handled. The production has an intimate-yet-lavish feel, like a royal masque. It's conducted to perfection on period instruments by Rene Jacobs (in very fine form here), and sung to the hilt by the entire cast. And the music itself? As if Orpheus had written it, a cross between Monteverdi and Handel. I'll definitely be looking for more Cavalli in the future. Also included is a one hour "making of" feature, and a few other extras. The 2 disc set is exquisitely packaged by Harmonia Mundi. I give it my highest and most enthusiastic recommendation, particularly if you're a fan of baroque opera. The opera is geared to adults. It has phallic imagery and the sexual theme is sometimes treated explicity (although there's no nudity).
Joseph Haydn - Symphonies n°91 & n°92 "Oxford" - Renè Jacobs - Freiburger Barockorchester

Joseph Haydn - Symphonies n°91 & n°92 "Oxford" - Renè Jacobs - Freiburger Barockorchester
EAC RIP | APE + CUE + LOG | NO COVER | 275 Mb
Classical | Harmonia Mundi HMC901849

René Jacobs - Bach: St Matthew Passion (2016)  Music

Posted by LoveHive at July 8, 2016
René Jacobs - Bach: St Matthew Passion (2016)

René Jacobs - Bach: St Matthew Passion (2016)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:46:12 | 253 MB
Label: Harmonia Mundi

Bach revised his 'Johannes-Passion' regularly: he returned to it over a period of 26 years, from 1724 until his death. It is the version hallowed by tradition, established by the Kantor a year before his death, that is presented on these CDs. However, the 1725 version, equally outstanding musically, has also been recorded complete and can be downloaded as a bonus in high-resolution sound. Comparison of the two versions reveals the underlying meaning of this matchless 'Passion'.
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi - Sebastian Hennig / René Jacobs - Stabat Mater (1983, CD reissue 1987)

Giovanni Battista Pergolesi - Stabat Mater, séquence pour soprano, alto, cordes et orgue
Sebastian Hennig / René Jacobs - Concerto Vocale
EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 158 MB | Partial Artwork | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: Harmonia Mundi # 1901119 | Country/Year: France 1987, 1983
Genre: Classical | Style: Baroque, Sacred, Vocal

"…If you retain a place in your heart for this work, do try this performance. Its many ravishing moments easily win over the shortcomings." ~Grammophone