Tchaikovsky Markevitch

Igor Markevitch, LSO - Tchaikovsky: The Symphonies & Manfred (2016) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Igor Markevitch, London Symphony Orchestra - Tchaikovsky: The Symphonies & Manfred (2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 310:30 minutes | 6,21 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Igor Markevitch's Tchaikovsky performances have been among the best since the early '60s. He turned the unruly London Symphony Orchestra into a first-rate Tchaikovsky ensemble, in which a finely disciplined approach to rhythm provides the perfect foundation for some highly expressive music-making.

Mikhail Pletnev - Tchaikovsky: The Symphonies (2010)  Music

Posted by peotuvave at Aug. 21, 2015
Mikhail Pletnev - Tchaikovsky: The Symphonies (2010)

Mikhail Pletnev - Tchaikovsky: The Symphonies (2010)
EAC Rip | Flac (Image + cue + log) | 1.94 GB | MP3 320Kbps CBR | 1.15 GB | 7 CDs | Full Scans
Genre: Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Catalog Number: 001477302

Deutsche Grammophon's 2010 reissue of Mikhail Pletnev's recordings of the symphonies and major orchestral works of Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky is a seven-disc trimline box set that presents the music in a logical fashion and meets expectations of what this admired conductor can do. Pletnev leads the Russian National Orchestra with confidence and clearheaded thinking, and his interpretations of Tchaikovsky definitely lean to the rational side of Romanticism: as passionate and emotional as the works are in the public imagination, Pletnev always remembers that Tchaikovsky was at heart a classicist, so he is careful not to neglect the formal concerns and gracefulness of melody that are the soul of the music.
Rimsky-Korsakov: Golden Cockerel Suite, May Night Overture - Markevitch, Orchestre Lamoureux (2012)

Rimsky-Korsakov: Golden Cockerel Suite, May Night Overture - Markevitch, Orchestre Lamoureux (2012)
EAC Rip | Flac (Tracks + cue + log) | 1 CD | Full Scans | 365 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Catalog Number: 001739302

n these days of big boxes, DG really ought to gather together everything Markevitch did and issue it as a set. He was a genius, and his recordings with the Lamoureux Orchestra, especially, combine interpretive brilliance with a classic French instrumental style that no longer exists. They are irreplaceable, and the playing here is amazing. Rimsky-Korsakov’s music demands just the sort of diamond-like precision and clarity that was Markevitch’s stock in trade as a conductor. There are more raucous, more traditionally Russian versions of The Golden Cockerel Suite available (Järvi’s for example), but none that point up the music’s anticipations of Stravinsky so compellingly. Both here and in the May Night Overture, Rimsky-Korsakov becomes a prophetically modern master.

Igor Markevitch - The Concert Hall Recordings (Boxset) (2003)  Music

Posted by bakuman at July 28, 2010
Igor Markevitch - The Concert Hall Recordings (Boxset) (2003)

Igor Markevitch - The Concert Hall Recordings (Boxset) (2003)
3 CDs | EAC rip | FLAC + CUE + LOG | Full scans + Booklet | RAR FILES (3% recovery) | 983 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Scribendum | SM + HF + FS

Felix Mendelssohn (Composer), Pyotr Tchaikovsky (Composer), Franz Schubert (Composer), Georges Auric (Composer), Igor Markevitch (Conductor), Japan Philharmonic Orchestra (Orchestra)

Tchaikovsky - Swan Lake (2010) (Mikhail Pletnev) {Ondine}  Music

Posted by shamanicus at Feb. 9, 2017
Tchaikovsky - Swan Lake (2010) (Mikhail Pletnev) {Ondine}

Tchaikovsky - Swan Lake (2010) (Mikhail Pletnev)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers | 624 mb | MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 337 mb
Classical, Balet | Label: Ondine - ODE 1167-2D

This 2010 recording of Tchaikovsky's eternally popular Swan Lake ballet, with Mikhail Pletnev and the Russian National Orchestra might be ideal for dancing, but it is less ideal purely as a listening experience.
Igor Stravinsky - Histoire Du Soldat (Jean Cocteau & Igor Markevitch) (1962, 1988 Remastered)

Igor Stravinsky - Histoire Du Soldat (Jean Cocteau & Igor Markevitch) (1962, 1988 Remastered)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Front cover only | 200 mb | MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 128 mb
Classical | Label: Philips - 420 773-2 - Remastered

A year before Cocteau passed away, he still had the full strength of his famous actor's voice, and he and the other voice artists strike the perfect tone of tragicomic cabaret effect. Musically superb, sounding fresh and vigorous, and benefitting from left-right separation and depth in stereo even though dating back to 1962.
Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker (Nadja Saidakova, Vladimir Malakhov) (1999)

Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker (Nadja Saidakova, Vladimir Malakhov) (1999)
PAL 16:9 (720x576) VBR | (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (Dolby AC3, 6 ch) | 6.23 Gb (DVD9) | 118 min
Classical | Opus Arte

P. I. Tchaikovsky is considered to be Russia’s great symphonic composer. In his music he achieved a synthesis of the national musical language of Russia and the compositional forms of the western European Romantics. His most famous ballets enjoy a position of honor in the Classical Ballet repertoire on account of their melodic intensity and instrumental brilliance. In the fairy tale “The Nutcracker and the King of the Mice” written by the German Romantic E. T. A. Hoffmann and published in 1814, on which Tchaikovsky’s ballet is based, Christmas provides the realistic setting for a fantastic plot. Fiction and reality are woven together by means of strange and wondrous occurrences to produce a fascinating and unfathomable labyrinth. Both Hoffmann and Tchaikovsky, who began to compose the ballet in his fiftieth year, could identify with the literary figure of the watchmaker Drosselmeier, who gives order to his life through his work. In 1999, exactly 107 years – to the day – after the first performance in St. Petersburg, Patrice Bart’s choreography of Tchaikovsky’s worldwide success The Nutcracker was premiered at the Staatsoper Unter den Linden in Berlin. Bart placed a prologue before the ballet in which Marie is abducted as a child and in which everything is placed in a modern context.
Viktoria Mullova - Tchaikovsky & Sibelius: Violin Concertos (1986) RE-UP

Viktoria Mullova - Tchaikovsky & Sibelius: Violin Concertos (1986)
EAC | APE (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 66:34 | 283 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Philips | Catalog: 416821

This well recorded disc from 1985 delivers impressive readings of both of these works. Mullova takes a very individual view of these concertos and has the technical assurance to communicate her view with compelling certainty.
The Tchaikovsky concerto is played in the full uncut version that was written by the composer. This is now becoming more common but in 1985 was still unusual enough to warrant comment. By playing the notes as Tchaikovsky had intended Mullova signals a very serious intent which she carries out throughout these two concertos.
Bolshoi Theatre Chorus and Orchestra, Mark Ermler, Soloists - P.I. Tchaikovsky: Pique Dame (The Queen of Spades) (1974)

P.I. Tchaikovsky - Pique Dame (The Queen of Spades) (1974)
Bolshoi Theatre Chorus and Orchestra, Mark Ermler, conductor
Vladimir Atlantov, Tamara Milashkina, Vladimir Valaitis, Andrey Fedoseyev, Valentina Levko
Andrey Sokolov, Valery Yaroslavtsev, Vitaly Vlasov, Yury Dementyev, Galina Borisova

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 792 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical, Opera | Label: Philips | # 420 375-2 | Time: 02:40:13

This version of The Queen of Spades was originally recorded in 1974 and made available as a special import; it was then generally released by Philips in 1988. Reviewing it at the time, AB gave a level account of its strengths, but had little difficulty in preferring the Tchakarov set when it was issued in 1990. Deleted by Philips, the Ermler performance has now been restored to the Melodiya catalogue. I cannot see anyone dissenting from AB's view: certainly I do not, except perhaps to regard him as being over-generous in his account of Atlantov's Herman in calling it ''loud and unsubtle''. Stronger words would also be appropriate, especially when Atlantov is compared with the sensitive Wieslaw Ochman on the Tchakarov set. Valentina Levko is a good Countess in what is a well-established Russian tradition of responses to the role: AB thought the old lady's reminiscences not so pointedly delivered as by some other singers, and I would add that she would certainly have acquired a better French accent during her long sojourn as the Venus of Paris.

V.A. - Tchaikovsky: The Essentials (2016)  Music

Posted by funkerman at Nov. 1, 2016
V.A. - Tchaikovsky: The Essentials (2016)

V.A. - Tchaikovsky: The Essentials (2016)
Classical | MP3 320 kbps | 02:38:05 | ~369 Mb
Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Tracks: 25 | 2016

This album takes you through the most important of Tchaikovsky’s works: the groundbreaking ballets and monumental symphonies, the concertos and works for string orchestra, arias from Eugene Onegin and of course the 1812 Overture. Performers include Hilary Hahn, Herbert von Karajan, James Levine, Mikhail Pletnev, Msitislav Rostropovich and many others.