Barry Douglas - Schubert: Works for Solo Piano, Vol. 2 (2017)

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Barry Douglas - Schubert: Works for Solo Piano, Vol. 2 (2017)

Barry Douglas - Schubert: Works for Solo Piano, Vol. 2
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 69:55 min | 160 MB
Label: Chandos | Tracks: 08 | Rls.date: 2017

His Brahms series being now complete in six volumes and widely praised, Barry Douglas continues his exploration of Schubert’s piano music. The romantic, personal outlook developed in the course of the Brahms survey is fully expressed in this new Schubert volume: deeply characteristic works written in the nostalgic, yet prolific last years of the composer’s short life.

Maria Perrotta - Schubert: Sonatas D784 & 960 - Grazer Fantasy D605A (2017)

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Maria Perrotta - Schubert: Sonatas D784 & 960 - Grazer Fantasy D605A (2017)

Maria Perrotta - Schubert: Sonatas D784 & 960 - Grazer Fantasy D605A
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 69:38 min | 161 MB
Label: Decca | Tracks: 08 | Rls.date: 2017

The Italian pianist, Maria Perrotta, graduated with distinction from the Milan Conservatoire in 1996; then she studied at the École Normale de Musique in Paris, where she graduated in chamber music. In 2007, she graduated with distinction from the Accademia di Santa Cecilia in Rome under Sergio Perticaroli.

Roberta Invernizzi - Queens (2017)

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Roberta Invernizzi - Queens (2017)

Roberta Invernizzi - Queens
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 77:53 min | 343 MB
Label: Glossa | Tracks: 13 | Rls.date: 2017

A disc of Handel opera arias from Roberta Invernizzi is remarkable in its own right because it breaks new ground for the Milanese soprano. True, she has taken part in complete operas on disc as on stage, and has recorded plenty of arias by other composers of the time such as Vivaldi, Leo, Porpora, Feo or Mancini (Arias for Domenico Gizzi and I Viaggi di Faustina being two recent albums). This new release from Glossa, however, sees Invernizzi reflecting Handel’s special brand of emotional investigation and making her selection from the many regal characters which pepper Handel’s operas – Cleopatra, Berenice, Arianna and Alcina, among them – and their ardent, affecting, distraught and stately feelings.

Alison Krauss - Windy City (Deluxe Edition) (2017)

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Alison Krauss - Windy City (Deluxe Edition) (2017)

Alison Krauss - Windy City (Deluxe Edition)
Country | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 60:32 min | 140 MB
Label: Capitol | Tracks: 17 | Rls.date: 2017

Alison Krauss, the most awarded female artist in GRAMMY history (27 awards including Album of the Year in 2009), will release Windy City, on February 17th. Windy City is a beautifully curated collection of classic songs produced by Nashville Veteran Buddy Cannon. While they span different eras and musical genres, there is a unifying sensibility.

Claire Chevallier - Liszt: Fever (2011) [TR24][OF]

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Claire Chevallier - Liszt: Fever (2011) [TR24][OF]

Claire Chevallier - Liszt: Fever
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | 72:05 min | 1.18 GB | Digital booklet
Label: La Dolce Volta | Tracks: 07 | Rls.date: 2011

« FEVER » is a powerful, impassioned portrait raised to sublimity by the magical sound of Claire Chevallier's Erard. A great collector of pianos, she lives surrounded by them; they are part of her daily world. It was after buying an 1876 Erard, Liszt's favourite piano, that she felt the presence of the great composer behind its very characteristic sound and found she wanted to make this recording.

Andrea Motis - Emotional Dance (2017)

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Andrea Motis - Emotional Dance (2017)

Andrea Motis - Emotional Dance
Vocal Jazz | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 62:17 min | 144 MB
Label: Impulse! | Tracks: 14 | Rls.date: 2017

After recording six acclaimed albums with bassist Joan Chamorro, Barcelona-based trumpeter, singer and composer Andrea Motis makes her solo debut on Impulse! Records with Emotional Dance. The astonishing accord that she’s cultivated with Chamorro during the past seven years is firmly intact on Emotional Dance. The sterling performances features him as well as pianist Ignasi Terraza, drummer Esteve Pi, guitarist Josep Traver as the core ensemble. Like with Chamorro, Motis has recorded and toured consistently with these musicians.

Robert Randolph & the Family Band - Got Soul (2017)

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Robert Randolph & the Family Band - Got Soul (2017)

Robert Randolph & the Family Band - Got Soul
Blues, Soul, Funk | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 44:50 min | 105 MB
Label: Sony Masterworks | Tracks: 12 | Rls.date: 2017

Pedal-steel virtuoso Robert Randolph returns with his new album, Got Soul. The album reaffirms that Randolph and his Family Band have truly evolved into one of the most exciting and innovative outfits in contemporary music. Got Soul takes stock of Randolph's past as a church musician as it pushes the band forward into new places. There is no shortage of originality on the album with songs that run the gamut from gospel numbers to deep, funky grooves to incendiary rock-and-soul jams.

Michael Dease - All These Hands (2017)

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Michael Dease - All These Hands (2017)

Michael Dease - All These Hands
Jazz | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 65:49 min | 151 MB
Label: Posi-Tone Records | Tracks: 12 | Rls.date: 2017

Trombonist Michael Dease delivers a unifying message about the Jazz diaspora and the impassioned assistance of “All These Hands.” The program’s message is carefully constructed to provide listeners with a musical narrative about the evolution of the jazz art form as it spread through the different regions and localities of America.

São Paulo Symphony Orchestra, John Neschling - Guarnieri: Symphonies Nos.1 & 4 ~ Abertura Festiva (2003) [TR24][OF]

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São Paulo Symphony Orchestra, John Neschling - Guarnieri: Symphonies Nos.1 & 4 ~ Abertura Festiva (2003) [TR24][OF]

São Paulo Symphony Orchestra, John Neschling - Guarnieri: Symphonies Nos.1 & 4 ~ Abertura Festiva
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | 58:01 min | 520 MB | Digital booklet
Label: BIS | Tracks: 07 | Rls.date: 2003

"Continuing its excellent series of Guarnieri symphonies, the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra under John Neschling presents another programme of marvellous music that deserves the widest possible exposure outside of its native Brazil … Neschling and his orchestra turn in first-rate playing … this is world-class music making in the service of world-class music. Glorious sonics, solid on the bottom and bright but never shrill on top, complete a most attractive picture."

Akademie für alte Musik Berlin - Bach: Die Kunst der Fuge, BWV 1080 (2011) [TR24][OF]

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Akademie für alte Musik Berlin - Bach: Die Kunst der Fuge, BWV 1080 (2011) [TR24][OF]

Akademie für alte Musik Berlin - Bach: Die Kunst der Fuge, BWV 1080
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | 77:30 min | 774 MB | Digital booklet
Label: Harmonia Mundi | Tracks: 21 | Rls.date: 2011

Since Bach was more than cryptic in indicating the instrumentation of what is often regarded as his musical testament, The Art of Fugue has been subjected to an infinite variety of arrangements for all sorts of instruments. This recording follows a series of performances in which the musicians of the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin tested a highly unusual concept: rather than play uniformly one after the other the contrapuncti and canons that Bach left us, they have made great efforts to diversify both the instrumentarium and the macrostructure – to the point where we end up, to our delight, experiencing their interpretation as an exciting musical game for several players!

Mstislav Rostropovich & London Symphony Orchestra - Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 (2005) [TR24][OF]

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Mstislav Rostropovich & London Symphony Orchestra - Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 (2005) [TR24][OF]

Mstislav Rostropovich & London Symphony Orchestra - Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | 63:54 min | 449 MB | Digital booklet
Label: LSO Live | Tracks: 04 | Rls.date: 2005

Few works stir up as much debate over their 'meaning' as Shostakovich's Fifth Symphony. And equally few works can boast an interpreter with such insight as Mstislav Rostropovich. His friendship with the composer gives him an almost unique understanding of Shostakovich's inner traumas, and as with the 2002's outstandingly successful LSO Live recording of the Symphony No 11, he inspires the LSO's players to the heights of virtuosity.

Valery Gergiev & Mariinsky Orchestra - Shostakovich: Symphony No 7 'Leningrad' (2012) [TR24][OF]

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Valery Gergiev & Mariinsky Orchestra - Shostakovich: Symphony No 7 'Leningrad' (2012) [TR24][OF]

Valery Gergiev & Mariinsky Orchestra - Shostakovich: Symphony No 7 'Leningrad'
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | 82:19 min | 1.35 GB | Digital booklet
Label: Mariinsky Label | Tracks: 04 | Rls.date: 2012

The Mariinsky Label presents the fourth installment in Valery Gergiev's Shostakovich symphony cycle - an emotionally-charged performance of the composer's Seventh Symphony.

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Alice Fredenham - Under the Covers (2017)

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Alice Fredenham - Under the Covers (2017)

Alice Fredenham - Under the Covers
Pop | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 34:44 min | 80.3 MB
Label: Cherry Red Records | Tracks: 10 | Rls.date: 2017

Britain's Got Talent semi-finalist: Simon Cowell's quote was she had a voice like liquid gold. With 40m hits on YouTube, 78k Facebook followers, Alice Fredenham first hit the public eye in 2013 as a contestant on Britain's Got Talent where she absolutely wowed both the audience and the panel in her first performance singing 'My Funny Valentine'. Although Alice, to most people's surprise, didn't progress beyond the semi-finals, she built up a loyal, avid fanbase with her sultry, powerful vocals and cool classic look.

The Gibson Brothers - In The Ground (2017)

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The Gibson Brothers - In The Ground (2017)

The Gibson Brothers - In The Ground
Bluegrass, Country | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 45:53 min | 107 MB
Label: Concord Records | Tracks: 13 | Rls.date: 2017

Their first-ever album of entirely original songs, 'In the Ground' sees the Gibson Brothers taking on their own roots as the sixth generation of Gibson's to grow up on their family farm. The Gibson Brothers' brand of bluegrass is a visceral mix of heritage and soaring harmony, making them the premiere brother duet of the genre, following in the footsteps of legendary brother acts such as the Stanley Brothers, Jim & Jesse, and the Osborne Brothers.

Lisa Friend & Brodsky Quartet - Mozart: Flute Quartets (2017)

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Lisa Friend & Brodsky Quartet - Mozart: Flute Quartets (2017)

Lisa Friend & Brodsky Quartet - Mozart: Flute Quartets
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 59:01 min | 136 MB
Label: Chandos | Tracks: 11 | Rls.date: 2017

Members of the Brodsky Quartet meet the internationally famous flautist Lisa Friend in an album of key works of the flute repertoire: Mozarts flute quartets. Highly praised for previous recordings, her own compositions, solo recitals in Europe, the US, and Asia, as well as appearances with prestigious orchestras (the Philharmonia, City of Prague Philharmonic, Virtuosi Pragenses, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic), Lisa Friend devotes her very first recording on Chandos to witty, colourful interpretations or Mozart.