Elgar Symphony No. 1

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
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.

Höstsonaten - Symphony No.1: Cupid & Psyche (2016)  Music

Posted by v3122 at Oct. 29, 2016
Höstsonaten - Symphony No.1: Cupid & Psyche (2016)

Höstsonaten - Symphony No.1: Cupid & Psyche (2016)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
AMS 258 CD | ~ 263 or 103 Mb | Scans(png) -> 140 Mb
Progressive Rock / RPI

If there is any doubt about Fabio Zuffanti being a prog icon, the disbelievers have some kind of chip on their shoulder! This gifted Italian bassist/composer owns a distinguished career one could only dream about, fronting Finisterre back in the late 90s, recharging the dormant RPI School once so prolific in the 70s and then consolidating the legacy with the splendid La Maschera di Cera project…

Hostsonaten - Symphony No.1: Cupid & Psyche (2016)  Music

Posted by popsakov at Oct. 28, 2016
Hostsonaten - Symphony No.1: Cupid & Psyche (2016)

Hostsonaten - Symphony No.1: Cupid & Psyche (2016)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 271 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 104 Mb
Scans (PNG, 600 dpi) ~ 142 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Symphonic Progressive Rock, Art Rock, RPI | AMS #AMS 258 CD

Whether it's the luscious all instrumental four-album `Seasons' cycle or bombastic classical- influenced rock-operas such as `The Rime of the Ancient Mariner' and its live interpretation `Alive in Theatre', Hostsonaten has always been the most purely symphonic project modern Italian progressive music icon Fabio Zuffanti is involved in, and he and his music collaborators here return in 2016 with `Symphony N. 1: Cupid and Psyche'. Zuffanti and his musical friends, including La Coscienza di Zeno's keyboardist Luca Scherani, Laura Marsano on classical and electric guitars, Paolo `Paolo' Tixi on drums and Danielle Sollo on fretted and fretless bass…
London Symphony Orchestra, Mily Balakirev & Valery Gergiev - Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 1 (2016)

London Symphony Orchestra, Mily Balakirev & Valery Gergiev - Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 1
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | 61:19 min | 1.29 GB | Digital booklet
Label: LSO Live | Tracks: 05 | Rls.date: 2016

This new release in the LSO Live cycle of Rachmaninovs complete symphonies features his Symphony No. 1. The piece was composed in 1895 at his Ivanovka estate in Tambov, Russia. The premiere was a disaster due to poor conductor performance and under-rehearsal, but the score was rediscovered after the composers death and has since been frequently performed. English composer and professor Robert Simpson calls the First Symphony a powerful work in its own right convinced, individual, finely constructed, and achieving a genuinely tragic and heroic expression.