Sequenzas I Xiv For Solo Instruments

Luciano Berio - Sequenzas I-XIV for Solo Instruments (2006) 3 CDs

Luciano Berio - Sequenzas I-XIV for Solo Instruments (2006) 3 CDs
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 665 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 443 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Naxos | # 8.557661-63 | Time: 03:01:53

Admirers of Luciano Berio's Sequenzas have long wished for an affordable, high-quality collection of these masterpieces for solo instruments, considered by some to be the core works in the composer's oeuvre. Deutsche Grammophon released Ensemble InterContemporain's fabulous set in 1994, but its relatively high price and incompleteness make it a second choice when compared with the 2006 set on Naxos, which is both reasonably priced and complete, now that Sequenza XIV for cello appears on CD for the first time. Of course, bargaining over cost and completeness is one thing, but artistic quality is another important consideration: how does the Naxos edition fare in its performances and sound quality? While Ensemble InterContemporain's terrific compilation practically guarantees accuracy and authenticity – many of Berio's original musicians were involved in the project – the performances on this triple-disc set are quite comparable and wholly convincing in virtuosic skills, lustrous timbres, and splendid recording quality; only an adept student of these pieces could note any discrepancies, and those would be minor.
Luciano Berio: Complete Sequenzas, Complete Alternate Sequenzas & Works for Solo Instruments (2006) [4-CD Box Set]

Luciano Berio - Complete Sequenzas, Complete Alternate Sequenzas & Works for Solo Instruments (2006) [4-CD Box Set]
Classical | EAC (APE, CUE & NO LOG) | 971 MB

This is an extremely important recording in many ways. It is the most complete recording of the Sequenzas and nine connected pieces for solo instruments. The famous recording with soloists from Ensemble InterContemporain on DG, will remain important, but it was made in 1998, before some of the pieces on this set were even written. For example, we have here the first recordings of the legendary Sequenzas for cello. They are performed by Rohan de Saram, to whom they were dedicated. Berio conferred with de Saram as he wrote, sounding out his ideas with the cellist to see how far the technical process could meet the musical imagination. Furthermore, this set includes spoken performances of Sanguinetti’s poems before each piece as was Sequenza performance practice. The DG set has them printed in the booklet, but that’s not the same thing. Far from interrupting the music, the short aphorisms enhance overall atmosphere, for Sanguinetti and Berio were artistic twins, fertilising each others' work. Sequenzas can, and are performed as stand-alones for obvious reasons, but on a recording when they are played together, the recitation acts as a connecting thread. All the performances here were recorded separately, as were those in the Ensemble InterContemporain set, and even in different countries. The concept fits in well with Berio’s panoramic, international world-view.
Berio - Complete Sequenzas, Complete Alternate Sequenzas & Works for Solo Instruments (2006) [4-Disc Box Set]

Berio: Complete Sequenzas, Complete Alternate Sequenzas & Works for Solo Instruments (2006) [4-Disc Box Set]
Classical | EAC (APE & CUE) | 971 MB
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This is an extremely important recording in many ways. It is the most complete recording of the Sequenzas and nine connected pieces for solo instruments. The famous recording with soloists from Ensemble InterContemporain on DG, will remain important, but it was made in 1998, before some of the pieces on this set were even written. For example, we have here the first recordings of the legendary Sequenzas for cello. They are performed by Rohan de Saram, to whom they were dedicated. Berio conferred with de Saram as he wrote, sounding out his ideas with the cellist to see how far the technical process could meet the musical imagination. All the performances here were recorded separately, as were those in the Ensemble InterContemporain set, and even in different countries. The concept fits in well with Berio’s panoramic, international world-view.
Finnish RSO, Hannu Lintu, Virpi Raisanen - Luciano Berio: Sinfonia; Calmo; Ritirata Notturna di Madrid (2014)

Luciano Berio - Sinfonia; Calmo; Ritirata Notturna di Madrid (2014)
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Hannu Lintu; Virpi Räisänen, mezzo-soprano

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 247 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 137 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical, 20th Century | Label: Ondine | # ODE 1227-5 | Time: 00:53:54

Ondine continues its exciting releases focusing on 20th century masterpieces together with conductor Hannu Lintu and the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. This release is dedicated to the orchestral works by the pioneer of Italian modernism Luciano Berio. Berio’s 5-movement Sinfonia, is undoubtedly his most well-known work, written for the New York Philharmonic and dedicated to Leonard Bernstein. It has become one of the key works and principle musical manifestations of the 1960s bringing together collage technique and modernism.
Alina Ibragimova - Ysaÿe: Sonatas for Solo Violin (2015) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Alina Ibragimova - Ysaÿe: Sonatas for Solo Violin (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 67:36 minutes | 1.21 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Ysaÿe's Sonatas for solo violin were sketched out in a fevered twenty-four hours during the summer of 1923, a response to the question of whyin over two hundred yearsno one had attempted to follow the path forged by Johann Sebastian Bach. Each of these six new Sonatas is dedicated to and customized around the playing style of a contemporary violinist, and as such they present formidable challenges. Russian virtuoso Alina Ibragimova , whose earlier recording of the Bach Sonatas was revelatory, turns out performances fully worthy of this distinguished ancestry.
Isabelle Faust - Bach: Sonatas and Partitas for solo violin (2010)

Isabelle Faust - Bach: Sonatas and Partitas for solo violin (2010)
EAC Rip | Flac(tracks) + cue + log | No Scans | 1 CD | 335 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Harmonia Mundi

Isabelle Faust has gone back to the original manuscript sources to offer us her versions of these iconic masterpieces of the violin repertoire. In Bach s time, music for solo instruments was still little explored territory, and his Sonatas and Partitas immediately established themselves as a benchmark, technically challenging and brimming with creativity.
W.A.Mozart - Serenade for wind-instruments No.10, Eine kleine Nachtmusik

W.A.Mozart - Serenade for wind-instruments No.10, Eine kleine Nachtmusik
Mozart-Blaserensemble & Mozart-Kammerorchester, Stuttgart

CD | FLAC/MP3-320kbps | 353.1/167.2Mb | 1:08:20 | ZYX CLASSIC

The Serenade in B flat major "Gran Partita" K 361, completed in 1781, is without doubt one of Mozart's most beautiful instrumental works..
Timo Korhonen - J.S. Bach: Partitas for Solo Violin (2010) (Repost)

Timo Korhonen - J.S. Bach: Partitas for Solo Violin (2010)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 83:34 | 375 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Ondine | Catalog: ODE 1128-2

Finnish guitarist Timo Korhonen has already released his own arrangements of Bach’s solo violin sonatas. Now he turns his attention to the partitas and gives fascinating interpretations of these bottomless works. Any guitarist transcribing Bach has to contend with the spirit of Segovia but Korhonen manages convincingly to carve his own path in this music, even if he doesn’t quite shake off the shade of the Spanish master.
Timo Korhonen - J.S. Bach: Sonatas for Solo Violin (2009) (Repost)

Timo Korhonen - J.S. Bach: Sonatas for Solo Violin (2009)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 56:06 | 265 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Ondine | Catalog: ODE 1128-2

J.S. Bach's sonatas for solo violin, part of a long tradition of virtuoso works for the instrument, seem unsuited to transcription. But a guitar comes closer than perhaps any other instrument: it embodies a tension – not the same tension as with a solo violin but a tension nonetheless – between melodic material and polyphony. In the hands of Finnish guitarist Timo Korhonen they produce an unusual effect.

Laura Mikkola - Englund: Complete Music for Solo Piano (2017)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at June 20, 2017
Laura Mikkola - Englund: Complete Music for Solo Piano (2017)

Laura Mikkola - Englund: Complete Music for Solo Piano
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 71:26 min | 204 MB
Label: Toccata Classics | Tracks: 29 | Rls.date: 2017

Einar Englund (1916–1999) was not only one of Finlands major symphonists; he was also one of his countrys most important pianists. He was destined for a virtuoso career until he damaged a finger as a soldier in the Battle of Bengtskjär in the Finnish Continuation War in 1941 but when he later discovered the bullet holes in his beret, he realised he had had a lucky escape!