Violin Concertos

Renaud Capucon - Lalo, Bruch, Sarasate: Violin Concertos (2016)  Music

Posted by LoveHive at Aug. 25, 2016
Renaud Capucon - Lalo, Bruch, Sarasate: Violin Concertos (2016)

Renaud Capucon - Lalo, Bruch, Sarasate: Violin Concertos (2016)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:03:46 | 148 MB
Label: Erato

Renaud Capuçon exudes a youthful air, but, now firmly established as one of the world’s leading violinists, he celebrates his 40th birthday on January 27th 2016. This release of the best-known works of three composers – Edouard Lalo, Pablo de Sarasate and Max Bruch – marks this important personal occasion in a suitably festive fashion. Capuçon made the recordings with Paavo Järvi and the Orchestre de Paris at the orchestra’s new home, the French capital’s Philharmonie, which opened in early 2015 and was immediately hailed for its superb acoustics. The Bruch concerto became the first piece to be recorded there, in May 2015.
Ida Haendel, Bournemouth SO, Paavo Berglund - Benjamin Britten & William Walton: Violin Concertos (1978) Reissue 1992

Benjamin Britten & William Walton: Violin Concertos (1978) Reissue 1992
Ida Haendel (violin); Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Paavo Berglund

EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 270 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 152 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: EMI Classics | # CDM 7 64202 2 | Time: 01:02:27

Ida Haendel’s sinewy and athletic reading of the often under-rated Britten combines toughness with a cumulative dramatic impetus which is hard to resist. Berglund and the Bournemouth players respond with a terse and argumentative vigour, suitably balanced between resignation and defiant rhetoric, especially in the closing Passacaglia. The Walton Concerto, also dating from 1938-9, is played with an apposite blend of inscrutable panache, as in the irrepressibly brilliant central movement, and elsewhere, a sensuous, if occasionally over-indulgent languor. Rare lapses in the finale can be safely overlooked, in a performance of eloquence and undisputed stature.

Anton Steck - Beethoven & Pössinger: Violin Concertos (2017)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at March 26, 2017
Anton Steck - Beethoven & Pössinger: Violin Concertos (2017)

Anton Steck - Beethoven & Pössinger: Violin Concertos (2017)
Classical, Violin, Orchestral | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:02:02 | 142 MB
Label: Accent | Release Year: 2017

It is unbelievable that such a popular work in the current repertoire as Ludwig van Beethovens Violin Concerto Op. 61 only conquered the concert hall around three to four decades after its composition. The work ultimately gained its popularity through two revised printed versions published in Vienna and in London, which both reveal substantial revisions in the solo parts. The quest for Beethovens original version proves to be extremely complicated, as Beethoven himself offered up to four alternatives to the soloists in some spots of the manuscript.
Alina Ibragimova - Mendelssohn:  Violin Concertos & The Hebrides (2012) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Alina Ibragimova - Mendelssohn: Violin Concertos & The Hebrides (2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 56:16 minutes | 0.99 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

The young violinist Alina Ibragimova is already established as an admired recording artist, standing alongside great artists of the past and present with her versions of Bach and Beethoven’s violin works. She appears on this latest release with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and Vladimir Jurowski (in his Hyperion premiere) in a programme which includes a classic of the concerto repertoire: Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor, Op 64. Ibragimova’s is a glittering, knife-edge performance, her playing a portrayal in itself of the music’s passion held in control through exquisite craft. The Violin Concerto in D minor—an unusual and welcome pairing—is an early work, written when the composer was only thirteen. As with Mendelssohn’s other juvenile works it is extraordinarily accomplished and exceedingly charming.
Jascha Heifetz - Beethoven & Mendelssohn: Violin Concertos (2016) [Official Digital Download 24/192]

Jascha Heifetz - Beethoven & Mendelssohn: Violin Concertos (2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 69:49 minutes | 2.73 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

The triumphs of Jascha Heifetz are well known: first public performance in his hometown of Vilnius, Lithuania at the age of 5; Berlin Philharmonic debut at the age of 11; one of the most memorable debuts in the annals of Carnegie Hall at the age of 16; followed by tours, long before the ease of air travel, to the far reaches of the world: Japan, Australia, South America, India, the Middle East, and beyond—conquering audiences wherever he went. In all, he had a public career lasting some 65 years.
Brahms / Tchaikovsky - Jascha Heifetz / CSO / Fritz Reiner - Violin Concertos (2004) {Hybrid-SACD // ISO & FLAC}

Brahms - Violin Concerto in D Op. 77 / Tchaikovsky - Violin Concerto in D Op. 35
Jascha Heifetz / Chicago Symphiony Orchestra / Fritz Reiner
SACD ISO (2.0/MCH): 2,38 GB | 24B/88,2kHz Stereo FLAC: 1,25 GB | Full Artwork
Label/Cat#: RCA Red Seal "Living Stereo" # 82876-678969-2 | Country/Year: Canada 1993 | 5% Recovery Info
Genre: Classica | Style: Romantic
Thomas Zehetmair, Philharmonia Orchestra - Mozart: The Violin Concertos (1991) [Reissue 2007]

Thomas Zehetmair, Philharmonia Orchestra - Mozart: The Violin Concertos (1991) [Reissue 2007]
EAC | FLAC (log,tracks+cue) -> 623 Mb (5% Rec.) | Mp3 CBR320 Kbps -> 316 Mb (5% Rec.) | Scans -> 29 Mb
Classical | Label: Teldec / Worner Classic / Apex, #:2564 64329-2 | 2007 | 02:19:33

Austrian Thomas Zehetmair recorded this series as soloist and director of the Philharmonia in 1990 and 1991 at Aldeburgh. As an exceptional Mozart interpreter he provides a compelling blend of artistry and elegance in performances that are admirable in all respects. The interpretations with their endearing understated quality are distinguished by a most agreeable blend of timbre, impeccable ensemble and clean and highly polished articulation. I was especially impressed by Zehetmair’s unforced selection of tempi and the amount of charm and poetry in evidence.
Lisa Batiashvili & Daniel Barenboim - Tchaikovsky & Sibelius: Violin Concertos (2016) [TR24][OF]

Lisa Batiashvili & Daniel Barenboim - Tchaikovsky & Sibelius: Violin Concertos
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | 70:07 min | 1.24 GB | Digital booklet
Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Tracks: 06 | Rls.date: 2016

Lisa Batiashvili and Staatskapelle Berlin under Daniel Barenboims baton present an unforgettable version of Tchaikovsky and Sibelius violin concertos, two of the most beloved, passionate and demanding pieces for violin and orchestra.

James Ehnes - Mozart: The Complete Violin Concertos (2017)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at Feb. 1, 2017
James Ehnes - Mozart: The Complete Violin Concertos (2017)

James Ehnes - Mozart: The Complete Violin Concertos
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 142:58 min | 674 MB
Label: Onyx | Tracks: 18 | Rls.date: 2017

James Ehnes is recognised the world over as one of the great violinists of our time – famed for his brilliant technique and musical intelligence as both soloist and chamber musician. These recordings of the complete Mozart Violin Concertos made over ten years ago for CBC and long out of the catalogue sound as fresh as the day they were made. James directs a hand picked orchestra ofcolleagues who are as meticulous and fine musicians as he is. The cadenzas in all the concertos are by James Ehnes who studied the composer’s own cadenzas of the contemporaneous piano concertos–especially Nos 8 & 9 K246 and 271.
Qian Zhou, Toronto Camerata, Kevin Mallon - Chevalier de Saint-Georges: Violin Concertos (2004)

Qian Zhou, Toronto Camerata, Kevin Mallon - Chevalier de Saint-Georges: Violin Concertos (2004)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 65:30 | 334 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Naxos | Catalog: 8.557322

One of the more flamboyant characters in Paris in the latter half of the 19th century, Joseph Boulogne, Chevalier de St. George (1739?-1799) was known as a championship fencer and a brilliant violinist. It is not a surprise then that his violin concertos exhibit a swaggering solo part. What you won't find is much motivic development. What you will discover are gorgeous melodies, lots of them. Although they populate all his work, they especially saturate his lyrical middle movements, one of which appears to be the basis for the haunting oboe theme from the popular BBC series, "Foyle's War".