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René Jacobs - Bach: St Matthew Passion (2016)  Music

Posted by LoveHive at July 8, 2016
René Jacobs - Bach: St Matthew Passion (2016)

René Jacobs - Bach: St Matthew Passion (2016)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:46:12 | 253 MB
Label: Harmonia Mundi

Bach revised his 'Johannes-Passion' regularly: he returned to it over a period of 26 years, from 1724 until his death. It is the version hallowed by tradition, established by the Kantor a year before his death, that is presented on these CDs. However, the 1725 version, equally outstanding musically, has also been recorded complete and can be downloaded as a bonus in high-resolution sound. Comparison of the two versions reveals the underlying meaning of this matchless 'Passion'.
Johann Sebastian Bach - Ensemble 415 / Banchini - Alto Cantatas (1987, reissue 2003, Harmonia Mundi # HMA 1951273)

Johann Sebastian Bach - Cantates Pour Alto BWV 35, 53 & 82
Ensemble 415 / Rene Jacobs / Chiara Banchini
EAC+LOG+CUE | WV: 257 MB | Full Artwork: 108 MB | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: Harmonia Mundi # HMA 1951273 | Country/Year: France 1987, 2003
Genre: Classical | Style: Baroque, Vocal

"Ensemble 415 is a chamber ensemble devoted largely to the performance of Baroque music on period instruments. The numerical reference in the group's name derives from the pitch used for tuning instruments in the Baroque era. In performing chamber music, Ensemble 415 consists of just a few players, but for larger compositions, the number expands to a minimum of 13 and can reach up to as high as 40 performers. The ensemble's repertory has been broad over the years, taking in many Baroque standards by J.S. Bach, Vivaldi, and Handel, as well as lesser known fare by Muffat and others…"
Johann Sebastian Bach - Gustav Leonhardt - Weltliche Kantaten BWV 205, 214 (1992)

Johann Sebastian Bach - Weltliche Kantaten BWV 205, 214
René Jacobs, Christoph Prégardien / Orchestra and Choir of the Age of Enlightenment - Gustav Leonhardt
EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 332 MB | Artwork | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: Philips # 432 161-2 | Country/Year: Germany 1992
Genre: Classical | Style: Baroque, Vocal, Secular

…Leonhardts first public performance took place in 1950, when he performed J.S. Bach's The Art of the Fugue for a Viennese audience. This marked the beginning of a legendary and influential career that would take him to performance venues all over the world, setting stylistic and interpretive standards for keyboard music dating from the early 1500s to the late 1700s. His treatment of the works of Couperin, Froberger, and Frescobaldi were pivotal in affecting a shift in Baroque performance practice from the motoric to the malleable…

Bach - Christmas Oratorio (Stephen Layton) (2013)  

Posted by Ebisu at June 15, 2014
Bach - Christmas Oratorio (Stephen Layton) (2013)

Bach - Christmas Oratorio (Stephen Layton) (2013)
Classical | Eac. Flac, Img+Cue, Log | Covers | 725 MB
Label: Hyperion | Catalog N.: CDA68031/2 | TT: 151:49

Substantially culled from a couple of earlier secular cantatas, Bach’s 1734 present to the churchgoers of Leipzig revels in such elevated recycling that it’s not impossible Bach had the Christmas Oratorio at the back of his mind from the very start. Stephen Layton unwraps it with all due festive pomp and circumstance. Part V’s ‘Ehre sei dir, Gott, gesungen’ bowls along with irrepressible ebullience, and the majestic opening of Part V is powered by a confident, striding energy. Yet some tempos play a little safe; Layton’s measured, well-manicured approach may exude a quiet authority, but Masaaki Suzuki’s lightness of touch and René Jacobs’s theatricality give a dash more seasonal sparkle.

Bach - Matthäus-Passion (René Jacobs) (2013)  

Posted by Ebisu at Dec. 1, 2013
Bach - Matthäus-Passion (René Jacobs) (2013)

Bach - Matthaus-Passion (Rene Jacobs) (2013)
Classical | Eac. Flac, Img+Cue, Log | Scans | 948.80 MB
Label: Harmonia Mundi | TT: 2h 39'05''

It has haunted René Jacobs since childhood: first as a boy soprano in Ghent, then as a countertenor, he has constantly frequented the supreme masterpiece that is the 'St Matthew Passion'. Jacobs uses the layout of the Good Friday Vesper service from Bach's time, with choirs front and back, rather than side-by-side. He also gives us extra soloists to complete the bi-choral effect. For Bach, the two halves were 28 metres apart. At that distance, coordination difficulties begin to appear between the speed of light, and the speed of sound, and we cannot determine how Bach dealt with this problem. However the wonders of SACD multichannel surround sound can at last give an impression of what Bach intended for St Thomas’ Church in Leipzig.

Mozart - Don Giovanni (Rene Jacobs) (2008) [Blu-Ray]  Music

Posted by Vilboa at Dec. 4, 2016
Mozart - Don Giovanni (Rene Jacobs) (2008) [Blu-Ray]

Mozart - Don Giovanni (René Jacobs) (2008) [Blu-Ray]
BluRay | BDMV | MPEG-4 AVC Video / 20743 kbps / 1080i / 29,970 fps | 171 min | 44,8 Gb
Audio1: Italian / DTS-HD Master Audio / 2.0 / 24-bit | Audio2: DTS-HD Master Audio / 5.1 / 48 kHz / 4336 kbps / 24-bit

BluRay-rip | AVC | MKV 1920x1080 / 6215 kbps / 29,97 fps | 171 min | 9,32 Gb
Audio: Italian / DTS / 6ch / 48.0 KHz / 24 bits
Classical | Harmonia Mundi | Sub: Italian, French, English, German, Spanish

After the success of Così fan tutte and The Marriage of Figaro, René Jacobs' CD recording of this centrepiece of the Mozart/Da Ponte trilogy offered us his reflections on Classical opera and garnered serious acclaim worldwide. Performed at the Innsbruck festival in August 2006 and filmed in Baden-Baden, this production is nourished by his thoughts on Don Giovanni as taboo-breaker but still respects Mozart's intentions as closely as possible.
In the documentary Looking for Don Giovanni, the director Nayo Titzin follows the creation of this production in the search for musical truth.

(Arte) Midori joue Bach | Midori plays Bach (2016)  Music

Posted by Morocco at Dec. 4, 2016
(Arte) Midori joue Bach | Midori plays Bach (2016)

(Arte) Midori joue Bach | Midori plays Bach (2016)
Webrip | 2h24min | 1280 x 720 | 25.000 fps | MKV | AVC [email protected] @ 2463 Kbps | AAC @ 125 Kbps | 2,61 GB
Genre : Classical music

Chef-d’œuvre absolu, les Sonates et partitas pour violon seul de Bach mêlent timbre brillant et technique raffinée du contrepoint. Forme et intention y atteignent un équilibre parfait. Pour Philipp Spitta, biographe du compositeur, cet ensemble d’œuvres représente le « triomphe de l’esprit sur la matière ». Bach écrit les Sonates et partitas vers 1720 à Köthen, où il est maître de chapelle à la cour du prince Léopold d’Anhalt-Köthen depuis 1717.

Murray Perahia - Bach: The French Suites (2016) [TR24][OF]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by SERTiL at Dec. 3, 2016
Murray Perahia - Bach: The French Suites (2016) [TR24][OF]

Murray Perahia - Bach: The French Suites
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | 91:16 min | 1.51 GB | Digital booklet
Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Tracks: 39 | Rls.date: 2016

One of the world’s best-loved artists, and a longtime proponent of Bach on the modern piano, Murray Perahia has been hailed as one of the composer’s “most rewarding interpreters both live and on disc.” For his debut recording on Deutsche Grammophon, Perahia turns to the six French Suites – works that are at once delicate, profound, tender and joyful, and all suffused with the rhythmic vitality of the dance. Perahia produced a series of award-winning recordings of Bach's keyboard works in the late 1990s and since then Bach has become his bench mark. Bach’s French Suites are new to his recording catalogue. It is his first release in the past 5 years and first release for DG.
David Oistrakh and Hans Pischner - Bach Sonatas BWV 1014-1019 (2016)

David Oistrakh and Hans Pischner - Bach Sonatas BWV 1014-1019 (2016)
Classical, Violin, Chamber Music | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:49:00 | 251 MB
Label: Deutsche Grammophon (DG) | Release Year: 2016

David Oistrakh is considered the premiere violinist of mid-20th century Soviet Union. His recorded legacy includes nearly the entire standard violin repertory up to and including Prokofiev and Bartók. Oistrakh's violin studies began in 1913 with famed teacher Pyotr Stolyarsky.
Karl Richter & Münchener Bach-Orchester - Bach: Orchestral Suites, BWV 1066-1069 (1961/2002) [DD 24bit/192kHz]

Karl Richter & Münchener Bach-Orchester - Bach: Orchestral Suites, BWV 1066-1069 (1961/2002)
FLAC tracks 24bit/192kHz | Digital Booklet | 3.46GB + 5% Recovery
Studio Master, Official Digital Download, Deutsche Grammophon

Karl Richter’s recordings of Bach’s orchestral and sacred music influenced an entire generation of musicians and listeners, presenting the conductor’s unique sound and style. When Richter recorded Bach’s works, he freed them from a ponderous tradition that had mired the music in romantic sounds and idiom. Richter lightened Bach’s music, and, with an orchestra of outstanding musicians, helped bring it toward the more modern interpretations that listeners have become familiar with today. This is still a bit far from the historically-informed performances that are pretty much the norm, but there is a unity and natural originality that comes through the music in these recordings.