Alban Berg Lulu

Alban Berg - Lulu-Suite & Orchesterstücke & Orchesterlieder (Abbado, Price, London Symphony Orch.)

Alban Berg - Lulu-Suite & Orchesterstücke & Orchesterlieder (Abbado, Price, London Symphony Orch.)
Classical | EAC: FLAC+Cue+Log | 1 Cd, Cover+Booklet | 349 Mb
Label: DG - Date: 1971

This recording is remarkable in that while Abbado, and the wonderful London Symphony Orchestra's players, are playing mostly atonal music that can seem downright strange, dissonant, and strident, especially to ears that are not used to Berg, they have no trouble conveying the beauty, lusciousness, and excitement of much of this music. This is particularly true in the beginning and end of the "Lulu Suite," the final movement ("Marsch") of Berg's "Three Pieces for Orchestra," and the final selection of the five "Altenberg" lieder.
Alban Berg - Lulu Suite, Drei Orchesterstuecke (2008) [SACD, RCO 08004]

Alban Berg - Lulu Suite, Drei Orchesterstuecke (2008)
SACD | EAC Rip | FLAC(Image+Cue+Log) | Scans & Bookleg (600dpi) | 246 MB
Genre: Classical | Release: 2008 | Label: RCO Live | Catalog: RCO 08004 | RAR 3% rec.

Since his stormy debut with The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Daniele Gatti has been a regular guest at the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, where he has established a fruitful working relationship. On this CD, he conducts the orchestra in two key works by Alban Berg - his early 'Three Orchestral Pieces' in combination with the suite from his unfinished opera 'Lulu', his swan-song. Both pieces - conducted from memory during the concert performances - receive ominous and atmospheric readings from Maestro Gatti.

Alban Berg - Lulu (Boulez, Paris Opera)  

Posted by hopscotch at Jan. 17, 2009
Alban Berg - Lulu (Boulez, Paris Opera)

Alban Berg: Lulu (Boulez & Paris Opera)
Classical | EAC (APE & CUE) | 687 MB

In composing Lulu, Alban Berg made a fascinating attempt to reconcile chaos and order under one operatic roof, setting a harrowing tale of moral anarchy to a 12-tone score that is rigorously organized down to the smallest staging detail. On one level Lulu is a “number opera" consisting of a sequence of arias, ensembles, cavatinas, ballades and other forms traditionally associated with vocal music (all of which are clearly identified by Berg in the score). At the same time, each of the three acts has within it a single large-scale form, the different sections of which are scattered throughout the act, which mirrors the main dramatic development. Act I, for example, is dominated by a sonata form, associated with Dr Schön’s attempts to break free of Lulu, the exposition and the first reprise of which appear when Schön and Lulu argue in scene 2 while the development and recapitulation appear when the arguent continues in scene 3. In Act II the largescale form is a rondo (continually interrupted in scene 1 but heard in its entirety as a continuous piece in scene 2 associated with Alwa’s declarations of love for Lulu, while in Act III a set of variations, based on a cabaritoneet song by Wedekind himself, charts Lulu’s descent into prostitution.

Alban Berg - Lulu (Boulez, Paris Opera)  

Posted by peachfuzz at April 24, 2008
Alban Berg - Lulu (Boulez, Paris Opera)

Alban Berg: Lulu (Boulez, Paris Opera)
Classical | EAC (APE & CUE) | 687 MB
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In composing Lulu, Alban Berg made a fascinating attempt to reconcile chaos and order under one operatic roof, setting a harrowing tale of moral anarchy to a 12-tone score that is rigorously organized down to the smallest staging detail. On one level Lulu is a “number opera" consisting of a sequence of arias, ensembles, cavatinas, ballades and other forms traditionally associated with vocal music (all of which are clearly identified by Berg in the score). At the same time, each of the three acts has within it a single large-scale form, the different sections of which are scattered throughout the act, which mirrors the main dramatic development. Act I, for example, is dominated by a sonata form, associated with Dr Schön’s attempts to break free of Lulu, the exposition and the first reprise of which appear when Schön and Lulu argue in scene 2 while the development and recapitulation appear when the argument continues in scene 3. In Act II the largescale form is a rondo (continually interrupted in scene 1 but heard in its entirety as a continuous piece in scene 2 associated with Alwa’s declarations of love for Lulu, while in Act III a set of variations, based on a cabaritoneet song by Wedekind himself, charts Lulu’s descent into prostitution.

Alban Berg - Lulu - Full Orchestral Score  

Posted by Not-Matt at July 13, 2010
Alban Berg - Lulu - Full Orchestral Score

Alban Berg - Lulu - Full Orchestral Score
German | U.E. Wien | PDF | 1053 pages | 38.9 Mb | MU - RS - SM


A 20th Century Opera Collection - Alban Berg - Lulu - Boulez  Music

Posted by leverk at Feb. 23, 2010
A 20th Century Opera Collection - Alban Berg - Lulu - Boulez

Alban Berg (1885-1935): Lulu - Pierre Boulez - Orchestre de l'Òpera de Paris
Opera | Early 20th Century | 3CD | EACRip | APE+LOG+CUE | Covers | RS.com | 685MB
Label: DG | Year of release: 2000 | ADD

Alban Berg - Alban Berg Collection: Box Set 8CDs (2003)  Music

Posted by Discograf_man at Nov. 27, 2016
Alban Berg - Alban Berg Collection: Box Set 8CDs (2003)

Alban Berg - Alban Berg Collection: Box Set 8CDs (2003)
Modern Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 1,28 Gb | Scans 5,51 Mb
Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Release Year: 2003

Excellent value box containing all of Berg's major works. The best performance is maybe Abbado's of Wozzeck. This is a live recording and sounds like it;very exciting orchestral playing that sometimes almost drowns out the voices . I dont think this is a problem as it kind of fits with opera's theme of helpless people up against forces they cant control etc. The Boulez recording of Lulu is also very good but here the lack of libretto in the package is a bit annoying as the opera has a very elaborate plot and the synopsis provided isnt really detailed enough to follow what's going on.
Johannes Brahms - Alban Berg Quartett - String Quartets & Piano Quintet (2016) {2CD Warner Classics}

Johannes Brahms - Alban Berg Quartett - String Quartets & Piano Quintet (2016) {2CD Warner Classics}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 642 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 340 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (png) -> 87 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2016 Warner Classics / Parlophone | 2564677147
Classical / Romantic / Chamber Music

All three of Brahms’ string quartets appear in this 2-CD set, along with his piano quintet, recorded live at the Vienna Konzerthaus, where Elisabeth Leonskaja joined the members of the Alban Berg Quartett. The ensemble’s name honours the continuity and vigour of Vienna’s long musical tradition, which reached one of its Romantic highpoints with these chamber masterworks, composed in the 1860s and 1870s.
Alban Berg Quartett - Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartets Nos.14 & 15 (1997)

Alban Berg Quartett - Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartets Nos.14 & 15 (1997)
EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG | HQ Full Scan | 01:19:11 | 379 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: EMI Classics

Alban Berg: Music as Autobiography. Translated by Ernest Bernhardt-Kabisch  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by alt_f4 at July 2, 2016
Alban Berg: Music as Autobiography. Translated by Ernest Bernhardt-Kabisch

Alban Berg: Music as Autobiography. Translated by Ernest Bernhardt-Kabisch by Constantin Floros
English | June 16, 2014 | ISBN: 363164597X | 396 Pages | PDF | 5 MB

The central point of this book is the realization that the creative work of Alban Berg, which in recent years has moved to the forefront of scholarly interest, is largely rooted in autobiography, so that therefore one can gain access to the music by studying the inner biography of its creator.