Violin Pieces

Saint-Saens: String Quartets Nos. 1 & 2; Violin Pieces  

Posted by g_olimpo at July 3, 2009
Saint-Saens: String Quartets Nos. 1 & 2; Violin Pieces

Saint-Saens: String Quartets Nos. 1 & 2; Violin Pieces (2004)
Classical | FLAC (tracks)| 520 Mb | 2 CD | Full Scans, Log, No Cue
dBpoweramp, secure rip | Label: Apex (Uk) 2564614262 | RS
Gidon Kremer - J.S. Bach: The Sonatas and Partitas for Violin Solo (2005) 2CD

Gidon Kremer - J.S. Bach: The Sonatas and Partitas for Violin Solo (2005) 2CD
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 726 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 363 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: ECM | # ECM New Series 1926/27, 476 7291 | Time: 02:11:18

Gidon Kremer has again recorded the Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin of Bach and while his facility and technical grace are intact, in this recording he appears to have been deeply influenced by his time with the moderns (Adams, Pärt, Schnittke, Piazzola, Glass, et al). For this listener it seems that studying and performing these contemporary composers' manipulation of sound and instrumental scope has enriched Kremer's thought about the perfection of Bach. Not everyone will agree with Kremer's approach to these works on this new recording, but for those who know Bach's solo violin pieces there are pleasures in store. Remaining technically suave and with a luxuriant tone, Kremer seems to be communicating with the psychological Bach, offering different tempi and more soulful approaches than those of his colleagues. The results are mesmerizing. Highly recommended.
Renaud Capucon, Jerome Ducros  - Capriccio, Works for Violin and Piano (2007)

Renaud Capucon (violin) & Jerome Ducros (piano) - Capriccio, Works for Violin and Piano (2007)
EAC Rip | FLAC+CUE+Log | 280 MB | no scans
MP3 CBR 320kbps | 168 MB
Classic Violin/Piano | Virgin Classics | 73:26

'Capriccio' sees French violinist Renaud Capuçon, now in his early 30s, paying tribute to legendary violinists of the 20th century, including Kreisler, Heifetz, Milstein and Menuhin. This appetising selection of short pieces – virtuosic and lyrical, original compositions, transcriptions and arrangements – demonstrates the captivating charm the violin can exert.

Jan Mracek - Dvorak: Violin Concerto (2016) [TR24][OF]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by SERTiL at Jan. 10, 2017
Jan Mracek - Dvorak: Violin Concerto (2016) [TR24][OF]

Jan Mracek - Dvorak: Violin Concerto
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | 67:27 min | 1.18 GB | Digital booklet
Label: Onyx | Tracks: 09 | Rls.date: 2016

"Jan is a worthy winner. He has fascinated us from the first round. Not only with his technical skills, but also with his charisma on stage" the chairman of the jury of the 2014 Fritz Kreisler Competition announced after Mrácek’s performance with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra was met with thunderous applause. Prior to this Mrácek has studied with the great Czech master Václav Hudecek, as well as with Levon Chilingirian, Gavriel Lipkind and Ida Haendel.

Renaud Capucon - Lalo, Bruch, Sarasate: Violin Concertos (2016)  Music

Posted by LoveHive at Aug. 25, 2016
Renaud Capucon - Lalo, Bruch, Sarasate: Violin Concertos (2016)

Renaud Capucon - Lalo, Bruch, Sarasate: Violin Concertos (2016)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:03:46 | 148 MB
Label: Erato

Renaud Capuçon exudes a youthful air, but, now firmly established as one of the world’s leading violinists, he celebrates his 40th birthday on January 27th 2016. This release of the best-known works of three composers – Edouard Lalo, Pablo de Sarasate and Max Bruch – marks this important personal occasion in a suitably festive fashion. Capuçon made the recordings with Paavo Järvi and the Orchestre de Paris at the orchestra’s new home, the French capital’s Philharmonie, which opened in early 2015 and was immediately hailed for its superb acoustics. The Bruch concerto became the first piece to be recorded there, in May 2015.

Hilary Hahn - Mozart & Vieuxtemps: Violin Concertos (2015) [TR24][OF]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by SERTiL at Jan. 15, 2017
Hilary Hahn - Mozart & Vieuxtemps: Violin Concertos (2015) [TR24][OF]

Hilary Hahn - Mozart & Vieuxtemps: Violin Concertos
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | 63:48 min | 1.20 GB | Digital booklet
Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Tracks: 09 | Rls.date: 2015

After her last two albums of completely new compositions, “Silfra” and “In 27 Pieces – The Hilary Hahn Encores”, Hilary returns with classic-romantic repertoire. Two-times Grammy Award-winning violinist Hilary Hahn now combines Mozart’s beloved Concerto in A, K 219 – with its fiery “Turkish” episode – with the rich, virtuosic romanticism of Vieuxtemps’ Violin Concerto No. 4.
James Ehnes & Andrew Armstrong - Debussy, Elgar, Respighi & Sibelius: Violin Sonatas (2016) [TR24][OF]

James Ehnes & Andrew Armstrong - Debussy, Elgar, Respighi & Sibelius: Violin Sonatas
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | 68:54 min | 1.13 GB | Digital booklet
Label: Onyx Classics | Tracks: 10 | Rls.date: 2016

After a rapturous critical reception for their Franck & Strauss Violin Sonatas, [see below] James and Andrew turn their attention to three violin sonatas all composed around the years of World War I. The Sibelius 'Berceuse' also dates from the war years when Finland was isolated from the rest of Europe.
James Ehnes & Andrew Armstrong - Debussy, Elgar, Respighi & Sibelius: Violin Sonatas (2016)

James Ehnes & Andrew Armstrong - Debussy, Elgar, Respighi & Sibelius: Violin Sonatas
Classical | FLAC (tracks)+cue, log, booklet | 68:54 min | 260 MB
Label: Onyx Classics | Tracks: 10 | Rls.date: 2016

After a rapturous critical reception for their Franck & Strauss Violin Sonatas, [see below] James and Andrew turn their attention to three violin sonatas all composed around the years of World War I. The Sibelius 'Berceuse' also dates from the war years when Finland was isolated from the rest of Europe. Sibelius was short of money and busy writing the 6th and 7th symphonies, and planning his 8th: the six short pieces of Op. 79 were attractive to publishers who were wary of large scale works with little chance of commercial return during the hostilities.
Isabelle Faust - J.S. Bach: Reconstructed Violin Concertos (2000)

Isabelle Faust - J.S. Bach: Reconstructed Violin Concertos (2000)
EAC | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 51:38 | 296 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Haenssler | Catalog: 92138

None of these reconstructions are included in Teldec’s Bach 2000, although the better-known ‘originals’ obviously are. The real newcomer is the Sinfonia, BWV1045 (5'34'') ‘to an unknown cantata’ which – as befits a BWV number that immediately precedes the First Brandenburg Concerto – is rumbustious, festive and thematically likeable. Time and again I could sense allusions to other Bach instrumental pieces, though the soloist’s ceaseless arpeggiating is sometimes a distraction. We’re told it’s authentic (the manuscript source suggests a violin concerto in the making) but something about its harmonic language doesn’t quite ring true, though that reaction might well be due to lack of familiarity.

Itzhak Perlman/Samuel Sanders - Bits And Pieces (1994) {EMI Classics}  Music

Posted by TestTickles at Dec. 17, 2016
Itzhak Perlman/Samuel Sanders - Bits And Pieces (1994) {EMI Classics}

Itzhak Perlman/Samuel Sanders - Bits And Pieces (1994) {EMI Classics}
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | scans | 282 mb
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 136 mb
Genre: classical

Bits And Pieces is a 1994 collaborative album between violinist Itzhak Perlman and pianist Samuel Sanders. This was released through EMI Classics.