Zimerman Schubert Chopin

Menahem Pressler - Beethoven, Schubert & Chopin (2013)  Music

Posted by peotuvave at Oct. 11, 2015
Menahem Pressler - Beethoven, Schubert & Chopin (2013)

Menahem Pressler - Beethoven, Schubert & Chopin (2013)
EAC Rip | Flac (Tracks + cue + log) | 213 MB | MP3 320Kbps CBR | 169 MB | 1 CD | Full Scans
Genre: Classical | Label: Bis | Catalog Number: 1999

Turning 90 in December 2013, Menahem Pressler was the pianist of the legendary Beaux Arts Trio for almost 55 years, and continues to enjoy a blossoming career as soloist and recitalist, while remaining as committed to teaching as ever. For the greater part of his life, Pressler has lived with the two great sonatas recorded here, and has recounted how he studied Beethoven’s Sonata in A flat major, Op.110 as a young man after having fled Nazi Germany for Israel in 1939: ‘I didn't really understand many of the things that I understand now. I only understood the enormous emotional… tearing, tearing on my insides…’

Shura Cherkassky – Live: Schubert – Chopin vol. 1 (1991)  Music

Posted by d'Avignon at Oct. 8, 2011
Shura Cherkassky – Live: Schubert – Chopin vol. 1 (1991)

Shura Cherkassky – Live: Schubert – Chopin vol. 1 (1991)
Classical/Romantic | FLAC lossless | cuesheets+log | covers+booklet | 1h11m | 249mb
Label: DECCA | cat. no. 4336 532
Sviatoslav Richter - Music Festival 'December Nights', Moscow 1985: Schumann, Schubert, Chopin (2014) 2 CDs

Music Festival 'December Nights', Moscow 1985: Schumann, Schubert, Chopin (2014) 2 CDs
Sviatoslav Richter, piano; Anatoly Kamyshev, clarinet; Oleg Kagan, violin;
Natalia Gutman, cello; Yuri Bashmet, viola

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 646 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 365 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Melodiya | # MEL CD 10 02204 | Time: 02:29:03

Firma Melodiya continues the series of compact discs dedicated to December Evenings Festival that takes place at the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts. This album, like the previous one, is dedicated to the 1985 festival World of Romanticism and includes recordings featuring Sviatoslav Richter. The atmosphere of December Evenings, an event initiated by the great pianist, differed from usual philharmonic concerts. The spirit of music as an inseparable part of "fusion of arts" the romanticists dreamt of was invisibly felt in each number; a sensitive listener can catch it in these, perhaps technically imperfect, concert recordings from thirty years ago. The works by Schubert, Schumann and Chopin were performed by Sviatoslav Richter in ensemble with his outstanding contemporaries, violinist and David Oistrakh's student Oleg Kogan who passed away prematurely, violist Yuri Bashmet, cellist Natalia Gutman and clarinettist Anatoly Kamyshov.
Krystian Zimerman, Carlo Maria Giulini - Frederic Chopin: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 (1990) (Repost)

Krystian Zimerman, Carlo Maria Giulini - Frederic Chopin: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 (1990)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 72:12 | 280 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Catalog: 415970

It was an eminently sensible decision to couple Zimerman's previously separate Chopin concertos on a single CD. The Ax/Ormandy/RCA disc is the only rival as a coupling, so let me say at once that in different moods I would be equally happy with either. The main difference, I think, is the actual sound. From DG we get a closer, riper sonority, with Zimerman's piano much more forwardly placed. Both orchestra and piano are more distanced on the RCA recording, especially Ax's piano. This, together with Ax's lighter, more translucent semiquaver figuration (and sometimes his greater willingness to stand back and merely accompany—as in certain episodes in the F minor Concerto's finale) often conjures up visions of Chopin himself at the keyboard, and we know he was often criticized for insufficiently strong projection.

Chopin: Piano Concertos Nos 1 & 2 - Zimerman & Giulini (1990)  Music

Posted by bakuman at July 30, 2010
Chopin: Piano Concertos Nos 1 & 2 - Zimerman & Giulini (1990)

Chopin: Piano Concertos Nos 1 & 2 - Zimerman & Giulini (1990)
1 CD | EAC rip | FLAC + CUE + LOG | Full Scans + Booklet | RAR FILES (3% recovery) | 264 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | SM + HF + FS

It was an eminently sensible decision to couple Zimerman's previously separate Chopin concertos on a single CD. The Ax/Ormandy/RCA disc is the only rival as a coupling, so let me say at once that in different moods I would be equally happy with either. The main difference, I think, is the actual sound. From DG we get a closer, riper sonority, with Zimerman's piano much more forwardly placed. Both orchestra and piano are more distanced on the RCA recording, especially Ax's piano. This, together with Ax's lighter, more translucent semiquaver figuration (and sometimes his greater willingness to stand back and merely accompany—as in certain episodes in the F minor Concerto's finale) often conjures up visions of Chopin himself at the keyboard, and we know he was often criticized for insufficiently strong projection. From an interpretative viewpoint, it's usually a matter of roundabouts and swings. In the E minor work, for instance, we get a slightly more flowing Romanze from Ax, and a slightly more propulsive finale from Zimerman. Orchestral honours are similarly divided, with Giulini extracting an exceptionally rich cantabile from his American orchestra.

Yulianna Avdeeva - Chopin. Mozart. Liszt (2016)  Music

Posted by LoveHive at May 14, 2016
Yulianna Avdeeva - Chopin. Mozart. Liszt (2016)

Yulianna Avdeeva - Chopin. Mozart. Liszt (2016)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:07:10 | 154 MB
Label: Mirare

After her first solo CD of Schubert, Chopin and Prokofiev, released on Mirare in 2014 to enthusiastic acclaim from the press, Yulianna Avdeeva recorded her new disc with the legendary German sound engineer, Andreas Neubronner in the marvellous concert hall Reitstadel Neumark, To conclude this beautiful recital, she chose to record the amazing Liszt transcription from 'Aida' by Giuseppe Verdi… Yulianna Avdeeva began her piano studies at the age of five with Elena Ivanova at Moscow s Gnessin Special School of Music and later studied with Konstantin Scherbakov and with Vladimir Tropp. She won First Prize in the Chopin Competition in 2010 and her artistic integrity is rapidly ensuring her a place amongst the most distinctive artists of her generation.
Vladimir Sofronitsky - Chopin: Polonaise No.1 / Ballade No.3 / Etudes / Preludes / Waltzes / Mazurkas (2003)

Vladimir Sofronitsky - Chopin
Polonaise No.1 / Ballade No.3 / Etudes / Preludes / Waltzes / Mazurkas
EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 241 MB | Full Artwork: 41 MB | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: Denon # COCQ-83672 | Country/Year: Japan 2003, 1946-1953
Genre: Classical | Style: Romantic, Piano, Historical Recording

…Although little known in the West, never having toured or recorded there, Sofronitsky was held in the highest regard in his native land. Sviatoslav Richter and Emil Gilels looked up to Sofronitsky as their master, and famously, when Sofronitsky once drunkenly proclaimed that Richter was a genius, in return Richter toasted him and proclaimed him a god. Upon hearing of Sofronitsky's death, Gilels was reputed to have said that "the greatest pianist in the world has died."…
Mitsuko Uchida Schubert: Piano Sonatas D537 & D664/German Dances D790 & D820

Mitsuko Uchida Schubert: Piano Sonatas D537 & D664/German Dances D790 & D820
MP3 320kbs | 150MB

Born in a seaside town close to Tokyo, Japan, Uchida moved to Vienna, Austria when she was twelve with her diplomat parents, and she enrolled at the Vienna Academy of Music to study with Wilhelm Kempff and Stefan Askenase. In 1969 she won the first prize in the Beethoven Competition in Vienna and in 1970 the second prize in the Chopin Competition. Then in 1975, she won second prize in the prestigious Leeds Piano Competition. She is an acclaimed interpreter of the works of Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin and Debussy. She has recorded all of Mozart's piano sonatas and concerti with the English Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Jeffrey Tate. She is also distinguished as an interpreter of the works of the Second Viennese School.

Krystian Zimerman - Chopin: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 (1999)  Music

Posted by tirexiss at Dec. 3, 2016
Krystian Zimerman - Chopin: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 (1999)

Krystian Zimerman - Chopin: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 (1999)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 81:52 | 362 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Catalog: 459684

Chopin's two piano concertos have long been admired more as pianistic vehicles than as integrated works for piano and orchestra. But in his revelatory new recording, Krystian Zimerman suggests otherwise: The opening orchestral tuttis have so much more light, shade, orchestral color, and detail, you wonder if they've been rewritten. Every gesture, every instrumental solo is so specifically characterized that by the time the piano makes a dramatic entrance, the pieces have become operas without words.

Krystian Zimerman: Chopin, Schubert (2008/1987)  Music

Posted by Vilboa at Oct. 30, 2015
Krystian Zimerman: Chopin, Schubert (2008/1987)

Krystian Zimerman: Chopin, Schubert (2008/1987)
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (DTS, 6 ch) | 7.84 Gb (DVD9) | 103 min
Classical | Deutsche Grammophon

Krystian Zimerman - the youngest ever winner of the prestigious Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw at the age of eighteen – giving his Homage to Chopin and Schubert. As a brilliant musician, a renown specialist in Romantic music Krystian Zimerman combines all the prerequisites for an authorative interpretation of Chopin´s works.