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Valery Gergiev, London Symphony Orchestra - Alexander Scriabin: Symphonies Nos 3 & 4 (2015)

Valery Gergiev, London Symphony Orchestra - Alexander Scriabin: Symphonies Nos 3 & 4 (2015)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 285 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included | Time: 01:04:58
Genre: Classical | Label: LSO | # LSO0771

In this first volume of Alexander Scriabin's symphonies on the LSO Live label, Valery Gergiev and the London Symphony Orchestra begin in media res with the Symphony No. 3, "Le Divin Poème," and the Le Poème de l'extase, which is unofficially counted as the Symphony No. 4. These works date from Scriabin's middle period (ca. 1902-1908), which marks a transition from his youthful Romantic phase to his final visionary works. The Symphony No. 3 reflects a lingering attachment to the symphonic conventions which influenced Scriabin's first two symphonies, particularly in its three-movement structure and relatively clear tonal scheme, though it already hints at the organic development and greater harmonic complexity of the single-movement Le Poème de l'extase, which strains the boundaries of form and key. These effusive works demand a calculated control that may seem at odds with their volatile and languorous expressions, though Gergiev and the London Symphony Orchestra deliver the music with rhythmic precision and focused tone colors to bring across Scriabin's kaleidoscopic soundworld with brilliance.
Valery Gergiev, London Symphony Chorus & Orchestra - Alexander Scriabin: Symphonies Nos 1 & 2 (2016) 2CDs

Alexander Scriabin: Symphonies Nos 1 & 2 (2016) 2CDs
Ekaterina Sergeeva, mezzo soprano; Alexander Timchenko, tenor
London Symphony Chorus & Orchestra; Valery Gergiev, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 375 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Classical | Label: LSO Live | # LSO0770 | Time: 01:31:10

As a composer of orchestral music, Alexander Scriabin is best known for his last two idiosyncratic symphonies, the Poem of Ecstasy and Prometheus: The Poem of Fire, which are essentially symphonic poems, not symphonies in the conventional sense. The Symphony No. 1 (1900) and the Symphony No. 2 (1901), however, are more recognizable as symphonies in their multiple-movement forms, and their durations are comparable to the expansive symphonies of Scriabin's contemporary, Gustav Mahler. They also share the post-Romantic tendency toward Wagnerian harmonies, rhapsodic melodies, and lush orchestration, which, in Scriabin's case, were developed to express heightened emotional states and mystical transcendence. This 2016 double SACD by Valery Gergiev and the London Symphony Orchestra presents each of the symphonies on its own disc, and the high-quality multichannel sound is ideal for bringing across the subtle nuances of tone color and the shifting of dynamics that are characteristic of his style.]
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.
Valery Gergiev and The London Symphony Orchestra - Rachmaninov Symphony No1 and Balakirev Tamara (2016)

Valery Gergiev and The London Symphony Orchestra - Rachmaninov Symphony No1 and Balakirev Tamara (2016)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | Digital Booklet | 01:01:19 | 163 MB
Label: London Symphony Orchestra | Release Year: 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.

Valery Gergiev - Prokofiev: Complete Symphonies (2006)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at Oct. 20, 2016
Valery Gergiev - Prokofiev: Complete Symphonies (2006)

Valery Gergiev - Prokofiev: Complete Symphonies (2006)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) +cue, log, artworks - 1.06 gb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 580 mb | 04:15:03
Classical | Label: Decca Music Group | Release Year: 2006

It should come as no surprise that Gergiev is in his element in Prokofiev's symphonies. Whatever his failings in other repertory, he's always had a knack for visceral excitement in Russian music, sometimes at the expense of lyric or lighter moments. And so it is here. Gergiev is a bit heavy-handed in the popular Classical Symphony, Prokofiev's homage to Haydn and Mozart. But he delivers high-octane power in the three steel-age symphonies that follow (the set is especially notable for the inclusion of both versions of the Fourth).
Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra & Valery Gergiev - Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker, Symphony No. 4 (2016)

Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra & Valery Gergiev - Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker, Symphony No. 4 (2016)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 02:03:45 | 284 MB
Label: State Academic Mariinsky Theatre

On the 18th December, 1892 at the Imperial Mariinsky Theatre, The Nutcracker was first introduced to the world. Now, almost 125 years since that opening night and from the very same hall, the Mariinsky’s current Artistic Director, Valery Gergiev, reveals a perfectly judged interpretation of Tchaikovsky’s ballet masterpiece.
Dessay, Beczala, Bannik, Sulimsky, Mariinsky, Gergiev - Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor (2011) [Official Digital Download]

Natalie Dessay, Piotr Beczala, Ilya Bannik, Vladislav Sulimsky,
Mariinsky Orchestra & Chorus, Valery Gergiev - Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor (2011)

FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 131:05 minutes | 2,32 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

The Mariinsky label’s opera recordings have garnered acclaim and awards from around the world, most recently for Valery Gergiev’s recording of Parsifal released in 2010. For the label’s fifth opera, Gergiev conducts Donizetti’s masterpiece with a magnificent cast led by Natalie Dessay…

Valery Gergiev - Berlioz: Roméo et Juliette (2016)  Music

Posted by LoveHive at July 20, 2016
Valery Gergiev - Berlioz: Roméo et Juliette (2016)

Valery Gergiev - Berlioz: Roméo et Juliette (2016)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:30:20 | 108 MB
Label: LSO Live

Released in the year of Shakespeare s 400th anniversary, Valery Gergiev and London Symphony Orchestra are joined by soloists Olga Borodina, Kenneth Tarver and Evgeny Nikitin for Berlioz' 'Roméo et Juliette', recorded live at the Barbican Hall in November 2013. Part of a major series of eight concerts, this work toured to venues in the Czech Republic, Germany, Austria and France.
Gergiev, London Symphony Orchestra - Scriabin: Symphonies Nos. 3 "Divine Poem" & 4 "Poem of Ecstasy" (2015)

Gergiev, London Symphony Orchestra - Scriabin: Symphonies Nos. 3 "Divine Poem" & 4 "Poem of Ecstasy" (2015)
Classical | MP3 320kbps CBR | 1 CD | 156 MB
Label: Lso Live | Catalog Number: 771 | Rls.date: 30th Oct 2015

Valery Gergiev conducts revelatory performances of Scriabin’s Symphony No 3 ‘The Divine Poem’ and Symphony No 4 ‘The Poem of Ecstasy’. This marks the first in a new cycle of Scriabin symphonies, and one of the most significant of all Valery Gergiev’s projects with the London Symphony Orchestra, released during his final tenure as LSO Principal Conductor. Anyone with musical curiosity will welcome the chance to explore such an idiosyncratic composer.
Lang Lang, Vienna Philharmonic, Gergiev - Liszt: My Piano Hero (2011/2012) [24/96]

Lang Lang, Vienna Philharmonic, Gergiev - Liszt: My Piano Hero (2011)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 65:37 minutes | 1,03 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

In celebration of his piano hero's bicentenary, Lang Lang has selected some of the most famous, virtuosic and poetic solo pieces, concluding with a stunning new recording of the Piano Concerto No. 1 - accompanied by the Vienna Philharmonic and Valery Gergiev. Lang Lang has had a special relationship with the composer following his very first encounter with his music at age two when he watched a Tom and Jerry cartoon featuring Liszt's Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2.