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Berliner Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado - Mahler: Symphony No.6 (2005) [SACD ISO+HiRez FLAC]

Berliner Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado - Mahler: Symphony No.6 (2005)
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DST64 2.0 & DST64 5.1 >1-bit/2.8224 MHz | Covers | 5.11GB + 5% Recovery
FLAC tracks 2.0 24bit/88.2 kHz | Covers | 1.29MB + 5% Recovery

When at last it was revealed what Mahler’s final intentions were regarding the ordering of the inner movements of his 6th Symphony, 90 years of theory, history, & performance practice went right out the window. For theorists, it altered the harmonic structure of Mahler’s A minor Symphony. For historians, it modified the meaning of Mahler’s “Tragic” Symphony. For players & conductors, it changed the musical progress of Mahler’s 6th Symphony. For listeners, it made Mahler’s deepest & darkest symphony even deeper & darker. With the achingly nostalgic Andante moderato now coming before the bitingly bitter Scherzo, the triumph of the opening Allegro energico sounds even more hollow & empty & the collapse of the closing Allegro moderato sounds even more final & total.
Claudio Abbado & Orchestra Mozart - Schubert: Symphony in C major D 944 "The Great" (2015) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Claudio Abbado & Orchestra Mozart - Schubert: Symphony in C major D 944 "The Great" (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 62:44 minutes | 1.05 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Announcing a rare new album conducted by Maestro Abbado – still much missed by many in the concert hall and the studio. Schubert remained one of Abbado’s favourite composers throughout his life and since his first performance in Den Haag in 1966 he returned again and again to the “Great“ C Major Symphony.
Claudio Abbado, Lucerne Festival Orchestra - Bruckner: Symphony No 9 (2014) [Official Digital Download - 24bit/48kHz]

Claudio Abbado, Lucerne Festival Orchestra - Bruckner: Symphony No 9 (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/48 kHz | Digital Booklet | 614 MB
Genre: Classical | Official Digital Download - Source: Qobuz

In January 2014, music lovers worldwide were saddened to learn that Claudio Abbado had passed away. Deutsche Grammophon feels immensely blessed and proud to be releasing together with Accentus Music Bruckner’s Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, which was recorded as part of Abbado’s final concert.
Berliner Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado - Beethoven: Symphonie No. 9 (2000/2003) RE-UP

Berliner Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado - Beethoven: Symphonie No. 9 (2000)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time - 62:19 minutes | 1024 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

On this fantastic, critically acclaimed recording of Beethovens’ greatest masterpiece, Claudio Abbado leads the Berlin Philharmonic through a performance of such nuance, such tumultuous emotion, that it’s difficult to imagine there’s a better way to hear this massively influential piece of music. Abbado is widely considered to be one of the most virtuosic and important conductors of the 20th and 21st centuries: in addition to winning two Grammy Awards, he holds four honorary doctorates, the Imperial Prize of Japan, and the French Legion of Honour among many other honors. Add that to one of the world’s premiere orchestras performing one of the most important compositions of all time, and a stunning high resolution audio recording, and you have an absolutely essential addition to your music collection.
Berliner Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado - Mahler: Symphony No.5 (1993/2015) [Official Digital Download]

Berliner Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado - Mahler: Symphonie No. 5 (1993/2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44,1 kHz | Time - 69:29 minutes | 656 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

The Fifth Symphony demonstrates Mahler’s principle of “progressive tonality”, moving from a Funeral March to a jubilant sense of triumph in D Major. In the course this monumental score, divided into three parts, Mahler juxtaposes the most extreme emotions and musical forms: learned counterpoint and simple country laendler, vociferous anger and grotesque fantasies, and grateful love and appreciation of Nature and human affection.
Zubin Mehta & New York Philharmonic – Pictures At An Exhibition (1980) M 35165 - 1st US Pressing LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

Zubin Mehta & New York Philharmonic Orchestra – Mussorgsky/Ravel – Pictures At An Exhibition/La Valse
Vinyl | LP Cover (1:1) | FLAC + cue | 24bit/96kHz & 16bit/44kHz | 900mb
Label: CBS Masterworks/M 35165 | Release: 1980 | Genre: Classical

Here are sets of Pictures to suit almost every personal art gallery. The newest issue (though not the most recently recorded—it has a 1979 analogue source) is the least memorable. The orchestral playing is excellent and certain portrayals are striking, the ”Ballet of Unhatched Chicks”, for instance and ”Samuel Goldenberg and Schmuyle”, while the closing sequence is strongly projected.
Anna Netrebko - Sempre Libera (2004) [Official Digital Download 24bit/88,2kHz] RE-UP

Anna Netrebko, Mahler Chamber Orchestra - Sempre Libera (2004)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/88,2 kHz | Time - 68:57 minutes | 1,25 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

On this stunning album, Anna Netrebko delivers spine-tingling renditions of arias by four of the greatest composers of Italian opera: Bellini, Donizetti, Verdi and Puccini. Conducted by the great Claudio Abbado, this is a true masterpiece—a must have for any fan of opera or orchestral music.
Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan - Schubert: Symphonie No. 9 & Rosamunde Ballet Music (1978/2013) [24/96]

Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan - Schubert: Symphonie No. 9 & Rosamunde Ballet Music (1978/2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88.2 kHz | Time - 68:12 minutes | 1.18 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front Cover

There are those who would argue that the Berlin Philharmonic under Herbert von Karajan was a magnificent instrument for the later Romantics Brahms, Bruckner, Wagner, and Strauss. There are others, however, who would argue that Karajan and the BPO were too magnificent for the earlier Romantics Mendelssohn, Schumann, and especially Schubert. They would say that the lushly, plushly, voluptuously sensual sound of the BPO simply overwhelmed the lighter, brighter, and more lyrical early Romantics. And while a few might concede that the BPO may be acceptable in Mendelssohn’s Italian or Schumann’s Rhenish, even they would say that they were all wrong for Schubert.
Isabelle Faust  - Bach: Sonatas & Partitas Vol. 2 (2012) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Isabelle Faust - Bach: Sonatas & Partitas Vol. 2 (2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 60:12 minutes | 1.13 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Isabelle Faust hit the Classical charts earlier this year with her mesmerising recording of Beethoven and Berg with Claudio Abbado. She followed up with some welcome live appearances here in the UK, which included the Brahms' concerto at the Barbican with frequent collaborators Jiri Belohlavek and the BBCSO. Isabelle's recordings have won prizes since her harmonia mundi debut in 1997 which earned her a Gramophone Young Artist Award. In 2010 her Beethoven Violin Sonatas with Alexander Melnikov also won.
Riccardo Chailly & Filarmonica della Scala - La Scala: Overtures, Preludes & Intermezzi (2017) [TR24][OF]

Riccardo Chailly & Filarmonica della Scala - La Scala: Overtures, Preludes & Intermezzi
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | 76:24 min | 1.37 GB | Digital booklet
Label: Decca | Tracks: 14 | Rls.date: 2017

After almost 40 years on DECCA and over 3 million album sales Riccardo Chailly starts a new chapter in January 2017 as Music Director of Teatro alla Scala, Milan, the worlds most iconic opera house.