Casals

Pablo Casals - JS Bach: The Six Cello Suites (1946/2012) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Pablo Casals - JS Bach: The Six Cello Suites (1946/2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 130:05 minutes | 1,15 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

At a tender age, renowned cellist Pablo Casals was introduced to Bach’s legendary Cello Suites. The musician studied the pieces for several years before performing it publically. An extraordinary exploration, the remastered album highlights Casals’ spontaneity, detailed execution and meaningful appreciation. A definitive set to these historic works.
The Cello Suites: J.S. Bach, Pablo Casals, and the Search for a Baroque Masterpiece (Repost)

Eric Siblin, "The Cello Suites: J.S. Bach, Pablo Casals, and the Search for a Baroque Masterpiece"
English | ISBN: 0887842224 | edition 2009 | EPUB | 319 pages | 1.93 MB

Cuarteto Casals - Haydn: Die sieben letzten Worte (2014)  

Posted by peotuvave at Dec. 1, 2014
Cuarteto Casals - Haydn: Die sieben letzten Worte (2014)

Cuarteto Casals - Haydn: Die sieben letzten Worte (2014)
EAC Rip | Flac (Image + cue + log) | 1 CD | Full Scans | 242 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Harmonia Mundi | Catalog Number: 902162

Haydn’s Seven Last Words – a cycle of sacred adagios – has been lucky on record. There are excellent recordings no matter how you like the piece: in oratorio form (Jordi Savall, dramatic), the original orchestral (Riccardo Muti, dark-hued) or – most abundant – wide-ranging string quartet interpretations, from the poetic and period-instrument (Quatuor Mosaïques) to the intensely inward (Rosamunde Quartett). Cuarteto Casals has a quirkily formal sense of phrasing that can take some getting used to. Yet this group – from Spain, where the piece was premiered in 1787 – offers an alluring rendition in terms of timbre and texture, with the quartet’s period bows drawing out a sound that’s complex and vulnerable.
Cuarteto Casals - Haydn: Die sieben letzten Worte (2014) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Cuarteto Casals - Haydn: Die sieben letzten Worte (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time - 60:12 minutes | 1,16 GB
Official Digital Download - Source: Harmonia Mundi/Qobuzzz | Digital Booklet

Haydn composed his orchestral version of the Seven Last Words for Good Friday devotions in Cádiz. The task of creating a purely instrumental 'oratorio' consisting of seven contemplative slow movements was by no means an easy one; but the outcome was a work of sublime nobility. In its day, it was quite popular and inspired several transcriptions, including the version for string quartet heard here in a performance by the Barcelona-based Cuarteto Casals that is both stylistically sensitive and emotionally compelling.
Cuarteto Casals - Franz Joseph Haydn: Die sieben letzten Worte / The Seven Last Words of Chris (2014)

Cuarteto Casals - Franz Joseph Haydn: Die sieben letzten Worte / The Seven Last Words of Chris (2014)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:00:06 | 141 MB
Label: Harmonia Mundi | Tracks: 09 | Rls.date: 2014

Haydn wrote his Seven Last Words in 1786/87 for Good Friday devotions in Cádiz. The task of composing a purely instrumental ‘oratorio’ consisting of seven contemplative slow movements was by no means an easy one; but the outcome was a work of sublime nobility, which in Haydn’s own transcription for string quartet has enjoyed unfailing popularity ever since. Such a haunting work needs a certain amount of expressive power at times and a mournful reserve as well, a glimmer of hope and regretful contemplation. The Casals Quartet provides the proper balance that the music demands.
The Cello Suites: J.S. Bach, Pablo Casals, and the Search for a Baroque Masterpiece

Eric Siblin, "The Cello Suites: J.S. Bach, Pablo Casals, and the Search for a Baroque Masterpiece"
English | ISBN: 0887842224 | edition 2009 | EPUB | 319 pages | 1.93 MB
Pablo Casals - Schumann Trio Nr. D-Moll op.63, Stücke op. 102 1-5 (CBS 61 766 Mono) (Vinyl 24-96 & 16-44.1)

Pablo Casals: Schumann - Klaviertrio Nr.1 D-Moll op. 63 / Stücke im Volkston Für Violoncello Und Klavier op. 102 Nr 1-5
Pablo Casals: Schumann - Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor op.63 / Five "Stücke im Volkston" for piano and cello op. 102
FLAC | Artwork | 24Bit 96kHz: 450 MB | 16Bit 44.1kHz: 120 MB
Cat#: CBS 61 766 | Country/Year: Germany 1976 (1952) / Mono
Genre: Classical, Romantic | Hoster: Filesonic

Pau Casals i Defilló (December 29, 1876 – October 22, 1973), known during his professional career as Pablo Casals, was a Spanish Catalan cellist and conductor. He is generally regarded as the pre-eminent cellist of the first half of the 20th century, and one of the greatest cellists of all time…

Beethoven & Schubert: Piano Trios - Cortot, Thibaud, Casals  

Posted by Berthold_80 at Nov. 19, 2009
Beethoven & Schubert: Piano Trios - Cortot, Thibaud, Casals

Beethoven & Schubert: Piano Trios - Cortot, Thibaud, Casals
EMI | Great Recordings of the Century | 1999
EAC rip | ape (img + cue) | no log | 142 MB

Tresurable performances and one rejoices in their reissue…
Gramophone
Alberto Ginastera - Obertura para el Fausto criollo, Pampeana No. 3, Glosses sobre temes de Pau Casals

Alberto Ginastera - Obertura para el Fausto criollo, Pampeana No. 3, Glosses sobre temes de Pau Casals
Classical | EAC: FLAC+Cue+Log | 1 Cd, Covers + Booklet | 343 Mb
Date: 2003

…if any recording can make you appreciate Ginasteras music, this new release from Chandos is an excellent candidate for the job… I can sincerely recommend you try it.
Review in Fanfare
Alberto Ginastera - Glosses on Themes of Pau Casals - Variaciones Concertantes - LSO - ICO - Gisele Ben-Dor

Alberto Ginastera - Glosses on Themes of Pau Casals - Variaciones Concertantes - LSO - ICO - Ben-Dor
Classical - Contemporary | FLAC, CUE & LOG | 1 CD, Covers & Booklet | 235 Mb | 1995