Munch Mendelssohn

BSO / Munch - Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 "Italian" & Symphony No. 5 "Reformation" (2006) {Hybrid-SACD // ISO & HiRes FLAC}

Felix Mendelssohn - Symphony No. 4 "Italian" & Symphony No. 5 "Reformation"
Boston Symphony Orchestra / Charles Munch (conductor)
SACD ISO (2.0/MCH): 2,37 GB | 24B/88,2kHz Stereo FLAC: 1,04 GB | Full Artwork | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: RCA Red Seal "Living Stereo" # 82876-71616-2 | Country/Year: US 2006 (1957, 1958, 1960)
Genre: Classical | Style: Viennese School

"…The sound has remarkable little tape hiss, and is typical of the Boston recordings from this source. The strings are warm and solid, the brass not as piercing and obviously virtuostic as at Chicago, the stereo spread rather wide but without a hole in the middle, the orchestra bathed in a lush but not overresonant acoustic." ~sa-cd.net

Seventh Arts - Edvard Munch: From the National Gallery Oslo (2013)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Feb. 20, 2016
Seventh Arts - Edvard Munch: From the National Gallery Oslo (2013)

Seventh Arts - Edvard Munch: From the National Gallery Oslo (2013)
DVDRip | 854x480 | .MKV/AVC @ 1004 Kbps | 1h 27mn | 704 MiB
Audio: English AAC 109 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English, French, Norwegian, German
Genre: Documentary

In 2013 all of Norway celebrated the 150th anniversary of the birth of Edvard Munch (1863 – 1944), one of the towering figures of modern art. This is already being hailed a "once-in-a-lifetime show" . Global interest is huge – not least as a result of one of his four The Scream paintings having recently set a public art auction record of $120 million. Many know Munch as the man who painted The Scream, but his complete works are remarkable and secure his place as one of the greatest artists to have ever lived.

Edvard Munch (1974) [Repost]  

Posted by Efgrapha at April 10, 2014
Edvard Munch (1974) [Repost]

Edvard Munch (1974)
DVD9 | ISO | PAL, 16:9 (720x576) VBR | 03:32:03 | 7.9 Gb
Audio: Norwegian AC3 2.0 @ 192 Kbps | Subs: English, English HoH
Genre: Biopic, Drama, Art-House

Following a rough chronology from 1884 to 1894, when Norwegian artist Edvard Munch began expressionism and established himself as northern Europe's most maligned and controversial artist, the film also flashes back to the death from consumption of his mother, when he was five, his sister's death, and his near death at 13 from pulmonary disease. The film finds enduring significance in Munch's brief affair with "Mrs. Heiberg" and his participation in the café society of anarchist Hans Jaeger in Christiania and later in Berlin with Strindberg. Through it all comes Munch's melancholy and his desire to render on canvas, cardboard, paper, stone, and wood his innermost feelings.

The Private Journals of Edvard Munch  

Posted by yousufhunk at June 29, 2011
The Private Journals of Edvard Munch

The Private Journals of Edvard Munch
University of Wisconsin Press | July 13, 2005 | ISBN-10: 0299198146 | 206 pages | PDF | 1 MB

Scandinavia's most famous painter, the Norwegian Edvard Munch (1863-1944), is probably best known for his painting The Scream, a universally recognized icon of terror and despair. (A version was stolen from the Munch Museum in
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor Op. 15 - Gary Graffman; Bosnon Symphony Orchestra; Charles Munch (request)

Johannes Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor Op. 15; Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: Capriccio brilliant in B minor Op. 22
Gary Graffman, piano; Boston Symphony Orchestra; Charles Munch

Classical | 1 CD | EAC Rip | 281 MB, 3% recovery | FLAC+LOG+Cue | No scans | RS + 4shared links
Publisher: BMG/RCA Victor | Recorded: 1958 | Published: Unknown date

Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor Op. 15 - Gary Graffman; Bosnon Symphony Orchestra; Charles Munch (request)

I can't think of any professional performer who wouldn't be glad to claim Graffman's tremendously solid, albeit simpler pianism. Indeed, Graffman's sense of forward sweep and sustaining power within long, introspective passages score over what Van Cliburn halfheartedly delivered in his own recording with the Boston Symphony a few years later…Reissued through Arkivmusic.com's "on demand" program, this disc is well worth hearing. -Jed Distler; classicstoday.com
BBC - The Birth of British Music (2009) Part 4: Mendelssohn - The Prophet

BBC - The Birth of British Music (2009) Part 4: Mendelssohn - The Prophet
PDTVRip by JungleBoy | AVI/RAR | 720x400 | XviD 1650kbps 25.000fps | AC-3 128kbps (2 chnls)
Language: English | Subtitle: English | Runtime: 59min | 787MB | 5% Recovery
Genre: Documentary

In the final programme, he looks at Mendelssohn, whose music embodies the sound of the Victorian age. Mendelssohn's overture to A Midsummer Night's Dream captured the Victorians' fondness for fairy stories, and he pioneered the use of a new conductor's tool - the baton. Charles's journey includes a trip to Birmingham Town Hall, where a massed choir performs extracts from Mendelssohn's iconic work Elijah.

Art by Edvard Munch  Graphics

Posted by Alexpal at Feb. 15, 2010
Art by Edvard Munch

Art by Edvard Munch
99 JPG | up to 1000 pix | 11 Mb

Edvard Munch (Norwegian pronunciation: 12 December 1863 – 23 January 1944) was a Norwegian Symbolist painter, printmaker and an important forerunner of expressionistic art. His best-known composition, The Scream, is part of a series The Frieze of Life, in which Munch explored the themes of life, love, fear, death, and melancholia.
Mendelssohn, Goethe, and the Walpurgis Night: The Heathen Muse in European Culture, 1700-1850 (Eastman Studies in Music).

John Michael Cooper, "Mendelssohn, Goethe, and the Walpurgis Night: The Heathen Muse in European Culture, 1700-1850 (Eastman Studies in Music)".
Publisher: University of Rochester Press | ISBN: 1580462529 | 2007 edition | PDF | 334 Pages | 3,44 MB

Mendelssohn, Goethe, and the Walpurgis Night is a book about tolerance and acceptance in the face of cultural, political, and religious strife. Its point of departure is the Walpurgis Night. The Night, also known as Beltane or May Eve, was supposedly an annual witches' Sabbath that centered around the Brocken, the highest peak of the Harz Mountains. After exploring how a notoriously pagan celebration came to be named after the Christian missionary St. Walpurgis (ca. 710-79), John Michael Cooper discusses the Night's treatments in several closely interwoven works by Goethe and Mendelssohn.
Graffman/Munch/BSO - Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1 (rare Japanese import)

Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1 & Mendelssohn Capriccio Brillant - Graffman/Munch/Boston Symphony
Classical | 1959-1960/2008 Japanese RCA | Ape | EAC Log + Cue | Cover Scan | 286mb
RIAS Kammerchor, Akademie fur Alte Musik Berlin, Hans-Christoph Rademann - Mendelssohn: Elias (2016)

RIAS Kammerchor, Akademie fur Alte Musik Berlin, Hans-Christoph Rademann - Mendelssohn: Elias (2016)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) +cue, log, artworks, digital booklet - 554 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 294 MB | 02:06:02
Classical, Opera | Label: Accentus (Harmonia Mundi) | Release Year: 2016

Never was there a more complete triumph – never a more thorough and speedy recognition of a great work of art.” This was the response of the critic in the London Times to the wildly successful premiere of Felix Mendelssohn’s Elias in 1846. Hans-Christoph Rademann began his tenure as Principal Conductor of the RIAS Chamber Choir with this groundbreaking oratorio. After eight productive and successful years, his final concert in July 2015 also featured the work. It was a “Farewell Performance with Furor” (Der Tagesspiegel), not least because of the impressive performers involved: the RIAS Chamber Choir, the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, and the soloists Marlis Petersen, Lioba Braun, Maximilian Schmitt, and Thomas Oliemans.