Elgar Symphony No. 1

Daniel Barenboim & Staatskapelle Berlin - Elgar: Symphony No.1 In A Flat Major, Op.55 (2016) [TR24][OF]

Daniel Barenboim & Staatskapelle Berlin - Elgar: Symphony No.1 In A Flat Major, Op.55
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | 51:23 min | 938 MB | Digital booklet
Label: Decca | Tracks: 04 | Rls.date: 2016

Daniel Barenboim continues his acclaimed Elgar series with the landmark First Symphony. These new issues mark the first time that indefatigable maestro Barenboim has returned to recording Elgar’s symphonic works since the 1970s.

Barenboim, Staatskapelle Berlin - Elgar: Symphony No. 1 (2016)  Music

Posted by peotuvave at Aug. 9, 2016
Barenboim, Staatskapelle Berlin - Elgar: Symphony No. 1 (2016)

Barenboim, Staatskapelle Berlin - Elgar: Symphony No. 1 (2016)
EAC Rip | Flac (Image + cue + log) | 239 MB | MP3 320Kbps CBR | 128 MB | 1 CD | Full Scans
Genre: Classical | Label: Decca | Catalog Number: 002458302

Daniel Barenboim continues his acclaimed Elgar series with the landmark First Symphony. These new issues mark the first time that indefatigable maestro Barenboim has returned to recording Elgar’s symphonic works since the 1970s.
This recording is the latest step in maestro Barenboim’s Elgarian journey with the Berlin Staatskapelle, following on from well-received performances of Elgar’s Dream of Gerontius, the Cello Concerto (recorded live with Alisa Weilerstein for Decca), and Elgar’s Second Symphony – about which the Guardian wrote: “The surging, unquenchable energy of this account is obvious from the opening bars, which are borne on an irresistible flood of sound from the Berlin Staatskapelle
Oramo, Stockholm Philharmonic - Elgar: Symphony No. 1, Cockaigne (2014)

Oramo, Stockholm Philharmonic - Elgar: Symphony No. 1, Cockaigne (2014)
EAC Rip | Flac (Tracks + cue + log) | 1 CD | Full Scans | 308 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Bis | Catalog Number: 1939

It was during the winter of 1900–01 that Elgar began to sketch what he hoped would turn into a symphony – his first. But the sketches were quickly absorbed into several shorter pieces, one of which was the Cockaigne overture. Although composed in the rural area of the Malvern Hills, the work is nevertheless an unashamedly populist portrait of ‘old London town’, complete with references to whistling errand boys and a marching band – the composer himself described the music as ‘cheerful and Londony’.
Elgar - Symphony No.1 - Sakari Oramo (2014) [Official Digital Download - 24bit/96kHz]

Elgar - Symphony No.1 - Sakari Oramo (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | 1 CD | Digital Booklet | 1.18 GB
Genre: Classical | Official Digital Download - Source: eClassical

It was during the winter of 1900–01 that Elgar began to sketch what he hoped would turn into a symphony – his first. But the sketches were quickly absorbed into several shorter pieces, one of which was the Cockaigne overture. Although composed in the rural area of the Malvern Hills, the work is nevertheless an unashamedly populist portrait of ‘old London town’, complete with references to whistling errand boys and a marching band – the composer himself described the music as ‘cheerful and Londony’.
Edward Elgar: Symphony No. 1 • Pomp and Circumstance March No. 5 - Bernard Haitink, Philharmonia Orchestra (1983)

Edward Elgar: Symphony No. 1 in A flat, Op. 55 • Pomp and Circumstance March No. 5, Op. 39
Bernard Haitink, Philharmonia Orchestra

XLD | FLAC (tracks) | No Log/cue-sheet | Coverart Embedded & High-def JPEG | ~275 Mb
VA – Elgar, Symphony No.1 / Berlioz, Overtures – Staatskapelle Dresden, Davis

VA – Elgar, Symphony No.1 / Berlioz, Overtures – Staatskapelle Dresden, Davis
Classical | 2005 | 74'55 | FLAC+CUE | Front JPG | 339 MB
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra & Vasily Petrenko - Elgar: Symphony No. 2 (2017)

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra & Vasily Petrenko - Elgar: Symphony No. 2
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 69:39 min | 293 MB
Label: Onyx Classics | Tracks: 07 | Rls.date: 2017

This eagerly awaited recording from Vasily Petrenko and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra follows their critically acclaimed performance of Elgar's Symphony No.1. BBC Radio 3 raved that Petrenko ''gets Elgar… absolutely understands the beating heart of it.'' More emotionally complex and ambiguous than the first, Elgar's Symphony No.2 seems to sense the apocalyptic events that would be unleashed just three years later.
Elgar: Symphony No 2 - Barenboim, Staatskapelle Berlin (2014) [Official Digital Download - 24bit/96kHz]

Elgar: Symphony No 2 - Barenboim, Staatskapelle Berlin (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Digital Booklet | 1.01 GB
Genre: Classical | Official Digital Download - Source: Qobuz

Following his critically-acclaimed Elgar Cello Concerto recording with Alisa Weilerstein, Barenboim turns to the symphonies. The Second Symphony is released first, in a 2013 recording with the Staatskapelle Berlin. The First Symphony will follow in 2015.

Elgar: Symphony No 2, Sospiri, Elegy - Oramo (2013)  

Posted by peotuvave at Jan. 19, 2014
Elgar: Symphony No 2, Sospiri, Elegy - Oramo (2013)

Elgar: Symphony No 2, Sospiri, Elegy - Oramo (2013)
EAC Rip | Flac (Image + cue + log) | 1 CD | Full Scans | 260 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Bis | Catalog Number: 1879

As the present principal conductor of the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Sakari Oramo has chosen works by Edward Elgar, a composer whose music he has been a fervent advocate of since his tenure at the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Oramo’s commitment to Elgar has been rewarded with a medal of honour from the British Elgar Society.
Budapest Festival Orch, Ivan Fischer - Brahms: Symphony No. 1 (2009) [Official Digital Download 24/192]

Budapest Festival Orch, Ivan Fischer - Brahms: Symphony No. 1 (2009)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 67:20 minutes | 2.75 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Brahms never made a secret of the inspiration he drew from the Beethoven symphonies, but before he published his first symphony - inspired by Beethoven's fifth and ninth - he had struggled for no less than fourteen years with it. In the meantime he wrote many more pieces and his Variations on a theme by Haydn are considered to be a preliminary exercise before venturing on to the first symphony. The opening piece of this recording, the Hungarian Dance No. 14, goes back to Brahms as a young cafe pianist, when he and his father earned a bit on the side in bars in the red-light district of Hamburg and where he first heard Hungarian gipsy music. It was this experience that gave birth to Brahms' lifelong attachment to and admiration for this rich folk music style.