Daniel Barenboim

Daniel Barenboim, The Staatskapelle Berlin - Richard Wagner: Parsifal (2015) [2x DVD9]

Daniel Barenboim, The Staatskapelle Berlin - Richard Wagner: Parsifal (2015)
2x DVD9 | NTSC Widescreen | Audio: LPCM 2.0, Dolby 5.1 | HQ full scans | 14.27 GB
Classical, Opera | Length: 04:12:00
Kiri Te Kanawa, Jessye Norman, Daniel Barenboim - Hector Berlioz: Les Nuits d'ete, Op. 7; La Mort de Cleopatre (1982)

Hector Berlioz: Les Nuits d'été, Op. 7; La Mort de Cléopâtre (1982)
Kiri Te Kanawa, soprano; Jessye Norman, soprano
Orchestre de Paris; Daniel Barenboim, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 184 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 120 Mb | Scans ~ 58 Mb
Classical, Vocal | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | # 445 594-2 | Time: 00:52:19

Kiri Te Kanawa does well by these songs, avoiding the billowing excesses of sentiment that in other hands (or vocal chords) can make them sound much too soggy. Although Berlioz gathered them all together under the present title, all of the songs were composed at different times for different singers, so they aren't really a cycle at all. I seldom listen to all of them at once, and you should feel free to take them in any order that suits you. "The Death of Cleopatra" is an early cantata that perfectly suits Jessye Norman's stately delivery. She's always at her best playing royalty, and if they're dying in mortal agony, so much the better.
Daniel Barenboim, Berliner Philharmoniker - Franz Liszt: Dante Symphony & Dante Sonata (1994) [Re-Up]

Daniel Barenboim, Berliner Philharmoniker - Franz Liszt: Dante Symphony & Sonata (1994)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 285 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 184 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Teldec | # 9031-77340-2 | Time: 01:06:31

Liszt’s Dante Symphony is a work of astonishing imagination. His evocation of the ‘Inferno’, the shade of Francesca da Rimini and her sad remembered love is marked by strokes of genius which, with bewildering frequency, pre-empt the mature Wagner (who was, incidentally, the dedicatee of the work). If the second and third movements – the ‘Paradiso’ was wisely commuted to a setting of part of the Magnificat plus a brief Hosanna – don’t quite match the sweep and control of the first, they have their own particular magic. Even so, the work has not acquired the popularity of the Faust Symphony. Barenboim’s new recording with the Berlin Philharmonic is thus particularly welcome. Not only does it augment the number of available recordings to four, it is also the most polished. Even performing ‘live’, the Berlin Philharmonic turns in a performance of near-perfection – the solo lines are a particular joy.
Hugo Wolf - Lieder (Daniel Barenboim & Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau) (1995) (6CD Box Set) {Deutsche Grammophon}

Hugo Wolf - Lieder (Daniel Barenboim & Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau) (1995) (6CD Box Set)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Artwork | 1.66 Gb | MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 1.11 Gb
Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon - 477 8707

This 6-CD set captures Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and Daniel Barenboim in some of their most significant recordings together and features the astonishingly beautiful and highly regarded lieder of Hugo Wolf.
Michael Barenboim, Daniel Barenboim & Pierre Boulez - Schoenberg: Violin & Piano Concerti (2015) [Official Digital Download]

Michael Barenboim, Daniel Barenboim & Pierre Boulez - Schoenberg: Violin & Piano Concerti (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | Time - 57:28 minutes | 589 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front Cover

Dating from 2005 and 2012, these are the Vienna Philharmonic’s first recordings of two of Schoenberg’s works: the Piano Concerto with soloist Daniel Barenboim under Pierre Boulez and the extremely challenging Violin Concerto starring father and son: Michael Barenboim as soloist under the direction of his father Daniel. Even today the virtuosity of the Violin Concerto instils a sense of awe in many violinists; for a time Jascha Heifetz regarded the work as unplayable.
Daniel Barenboim & Martha Argerich - Piano Duos (2014) [Official Digital Download 24/48]

Daniel Barenboim & Martha Argerich - Piano Duos (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | Time - 75:23 minutes | 724 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

A magic moment in the history of classical music: Martha Argerich and Daniel Barenboim – both from Buenos Aires – team up for a duo recital at Berlin's Philharmonie.
Daniel Barenboim & West-Eastern Divan Orchestra - Hommage a Boulez (2017) [Official Digital Download 24/48]

Daniel Barenboim & West-Eastern Divan Orchestra - Hommage a Boulez (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | Time - 142:08 minutes | 1.39 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Hommage à Boulez celebrates Daniel Barenboim’s and Pierre Boulez’ association, starting in June 1964, that for length and multifariousness, has few parallels in the history of music.
Mozart - Requiem in D minor, K. 626 (Daniel Barenboim, Orchestre et Choeurs de l'Opera de Paris) [1985]

Mozart - Requiem in D minor, K. 626 (Daniel Barenboim, Orchestre et Choeurs de l'Opera de Paris;
Kathleen Battle, Ann Murray, David Rendall, Matti Salminen) [1985]

EAC Rip | FLAC, TRACKS+CUE, LOG | Covers | 1cd, 238 MB
Classical | Label: EMI Classics | Catalog Number: CDC 7 47342 2 | TT: 55:39

Thank you Kathleen Battle for making another masterful recording.Mozart's requiem is an excellent work,and this particular version is well recorded too.I just wish mozart wrote more music for the soprano to sing in his requiem.I must say that Verdi's requiem is the greatest ever composed,but thus far of all the requiems i've listened to,mozart's requiem must come in second.Mozart,you go boy!!Kathleen,you go girl!!!! Ps,requiems should be listened to especially on rainy evenings & nights with some introspective thoughts.Perhaps,mozart is now composing an anti-requiem for the afterlife..
Daniel Barenboim & West-Eastern Divan Orchestra - Hommage a Boulez (2017)

Daniel Barenboim & West-Eastern Divan Orchestra - Hommage a Boulez
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 142:08 min | 326 MB
Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Tracks: 37 | Rls.date: 2017

Hommage à Boulez celebrates Daniel Barenboim’s and Pierre Boulez’ association, starting in June 1964, that for length and multifariousness, has few parallels in the history of music. Boulez became the first musician that Barenboim invited to share in conducting the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra (in 2007, at the Salzburg Festival). Features a selection of Boulez’ most iconic works out of live recordings from the BBC Proms Beethoven-Boulez cycle of concerts (London, Royal Albert Hall, July 2012), and Boulez’s 85th birthday concert (Berlin, Staatsoper Unter den Linden, 4 April 2010), all performed by members of the West Eastern Divan orchestra. Boulez conducts members of the WEDO and Hilary Summers in his own work Le Marteau sans maître.
Lisa Batiashvili & Daniel Barenboim - Tchaikovsky & Sibelius: Violin Concertos (2016) [TR24][OF]

Lisa Batiashvili & Daniel Barenboim - Tchaikovsky & Sibelius: Violin Concertos
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | 70:07 min | 1.24 GB | Digital booklet
Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Tracks: 06 | Rls.date: 2016

Lisa Batiashvili and Staatskapelle Berlin under Daniel Barenboims baton present an unforgettable version of Tchaikovsky and Sibelius violin concertos, two of the most beloved, passionate and demanding pieces for violin and orchestra.