Carpe Diem String Quartet Taneyev

Carpe Diem String Quartet - Sergey Ivanovich Taneyev: Complete String Quartets Vol. 1 (2007)

Carpe Diem String Quartet - Taneyev: String Quartets Nos. 1 and 3 (2007)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 292 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 150 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Naxos | # 8.570437 | Time: 01:01:37

A pupil of Tchaikovsky, whom he replaced at the Moscow Conservatory, Sergey Taneyev was a virtuoso pianist and a teacher of Scriabin and Rachmaninov. Although as a composer Taneyev is best known today for his four symphonies, he also composed a sizeable body of chamber music, including six String Quartets. These beautifully crafted works are marked by technical assurance at every turn, as well as dramatic inspiration and intense lyricism. The masterly five-movement Quartet No. 1, in fact Taneyev’s Fifth, includes two notable slow movements, while the lighter Quartet No. 3 features a graceful theme with eight variations, alternately playful and contemplative.
Carpe Diem String Quartet - Sergey Ivanovich Taneyev: Complete String Quartets Vol. 4 (2015)

Carpe Diem String Quartet - Sergey Ivanovich Taneyev: Complete String Quartets Vol. 4 (2015)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 305 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 164 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Naxos | # 8.573470 | Time: 01:05:39

A pupil of Tchaikovsky, who called him the ‘Russian Bach’, Sergey Taneyev is best known today for his four symphonies, although he also composed a sizeable body of chamber music, including nine complete String Quartets. Quartet No. 9 is a memorably melodic work, while the beautifully crafted Quartet No. 6, his last completed quartet, is rather more austere, though marked by a playful Jig, and even more masterful in construction.
Arensky, Taneyev: Piano Quintets - Piers Lane, Goldner String Quartet (2013)

Arensky, Taneyev: Piano Quintets - Piers Lane, Goldner String Quartet (2013)
EAC Rip | Flac (Image + cue + log) | 1 CD | Full Scans | 264 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Hyperion | Catalog Number: 67965

Two chamber masterpieces from nineteenth-century Russia, performed by Piers Lane and the Goldner String Quartet. Taneyev has been known as the ‘Russian Brahms’ and this epithet is particularly apposite when considering his Piano Quintet in G minor, especially as regards both its instrumental writing and its intellectual passion. Composed in 1911, this massive work bids fair for the accolade of the greatest work in the Russian piano-chamber repertoire before Shostakovich’s Piano Quintet of 1940. Only the extravagance of its technical demands can explain its failure to establish itself in the standard repertoire.

Carpe Diem - Discography (1975-76)  Music

Posted by v3122 at Sept. 2, 2011
Carpe Diem - Discography (1975-76)

Carpe Diem - Discography (1975-76)
Progressive / Art-Rock | EAC Rip | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & iPod M4A(Tracks) & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
Musea Records | ~ 590 or 592 or 251 Mb | FSonic, FServe, Uploaded, Uploadstation
Scans (JPG) Included

This French group was founded on the Riviera (Nice more precisely) as had SHYLOCK also. They both managed to make two albums both on the Musea catalogue nowadays. However they do sound different, CARPE DIEM sounding more diversified and also holds some singing, as well as some wind instruments (flute & saxes)…
Sergey Taneyev: Complete String Quartets / Taneyev Quartet (2005)

Sergey Taneyev: Complete String Quartets / Taneyev Quartet (2005)
EAC rip | FLAC, log, cue, covers | RAR Rec. 3% | 1.5 GB | hotfile, fileserve
Classical | Label: Northern Flowers | 5CD

For fans of Sergey Taneyev, the so-called Russian Brahms, the re-issue of the Taneyev Quartets recordings of the nine string quartets of their namesake in 2005 was cause for celebrating. Taped in the late Seventies, their recordings were only intermittently available in what was then called the West, and their re-release restored to the catalogue performances which could well be considered definitive.

Jonathan Leshnoff - Violin Concerto (2009)  Music

Posted by Piterets at Feb. 11, 2010
Jonathan Leshnoff - Violin Concerto (2009)

Jonathan Leshnoff - Violin Concerto (2009)
Contemporary Classical | Naxos | 2009 | 56:34 | EAC (FLAC, cue, no log) | Booklet | 257 MB
Charles Wetherbee, violin, Baltimore Chamber Orchestra • Markand Thakar, Carpe Diem String Quartet

Arabella Quartet - In the Moment: Short Pieces for String Quartet (2017)

Arabella Quartet - In the Moment: Short Pieces for String Quartet
Classical, Chamber Music | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 64:24min | 312 MB
Label: Naxos | Tracks: 13 | Rls.date: 2017

Time, place and mood are explored in this unusual programme that reveals the inventive curiosity of the Arabella Quartet, lauded by the Boston Musical Intelligencer for its “freedom, drive, and risk taking”. The geographical span is wide, from Spain to Russia, and traditional staples by Schubert sit alongside meditative statements on human themes by Puccini, Turina, Webern and Nielsen. Shostakovich’s Two Pieces for String Quartet were rediscovered in the 1980s and broaden the expressive range of this fascinating disc.
Brodsky Quartet, Natacha Kudritskaya - Brahms: String Quartet, Op.51 No.1, Piano Quintet, Op.34 (2016)

Brodsky Quartet, Natacha Kudritskaya - Brahms: String Quartet, Op.51 No.1, Piano Quintet, Op.34 (2016)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 76:30 | 323 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Chandos Records | Catalog: CHAN 10892

The Brodsky Quartet presents this second volume in its exploration of Brahms’s complete string quartets. The first, which also featured the Clarinet Quintet with Michael Collins, received numerous enthusiastic reviews, The Guardian praising the players for their ‘immaculate’ performance. The String Quartet, Op. 51 No. 1, featured here, was written alongside its contrasting companion, Op. 51 No. 2. Both were finally published in 1873 after having been held back for years by a typically self-doubting Brahms, until he had brought them to his own high standards of perfection.
Boris Giltburg, Rhys Owens, RLPO, Vasily Petrenko - Shostakovich: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2; String Quartet No. 8 (2017)

Dmitri Shostakovich: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2; String Quartet No. 8 (2017)
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra; Vasily Petrenko, conductor
Boris Giltburg, piano; Rhys Owens, Trumpet

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 236 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 171 Mb | Artwork included
Genre: Classical | Label: Naxos | # 8.573666 | Time: 01:09:45

Shostakovich’s two Piano Concertos span a period of almost thirty years. The youthful First Piano Concerto is a masterful example of eclecticism, its inscrutable humour and seriousness allied to virtuoso writing enhanced by the rôle for solo trumpet. Written as a birthday present for his son Maxim, the Second Piano Concerto is light-spirited with a hauntingly beautiful slow movement. With the permission of the composer’s family, Boris Giltburg has arranged the exceptionally dark, deeply personal and powerful String Quartet No. 8, thereby establishing a major Shostakovich solo piano composition.

Saint John String Quartet - Saint John String Quartet (2017)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at April 23, 2017
Saint John String Quartet - Saint John String Quartet (2017)

Saint John String Quartet - Saint John String Quartet
Classical, Chamber Music | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 58:26 min | 135 MB
Label: Leaf Music | Tracks: 10 | Rls.date: 2017

The Saint John String Quartet's active concertizing schedule of over 125 concerts a year has taken them throughout Canada, the United States, Europe, Japan, Hong Kong and China. With two ECMA ""Best Classical Album of the year"" awards, the group can be often heard on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation radio waves, the internet and on 5 award-winning compact Discs. Winners of the 2012 Originals Award for 'Classical Music', the Quartet was also honored to receive the Lieutenant Governors NBYO award.