French Cello Music

Magnard, Koechlin, Widor - French Cello Music (Mats Lidstrom - cello & Bengt Forsberg - piano)

Magnard, Koechlin, Widor - French Cello Music (Mats Lidstrom - cello & Bengt Forsberg - piano)
Classical | EAC: FLAC+Cue+Log | 1 Cd, Covers + Booklet | 362 Mb
Label: Hyperion - Date: 2003

Mats Lidström opens his notes for this exciting and varied new release with these emphatic words: “Let it be known that cellists’ repertoire is unlimited”! In that spirit this outstanding duo offer us a feast of fine fare from the neglected French repertoire. This includes the remainder of the Breton song arrangements by Koechlin which where unknown to the players when they recorded the first set and have here been recorded for the first time from the manuscript in the composer’s family’s collection. As for Widor, he has come down in history ………….
Patrick Gallois, Lydia Wong - French Flute Music: Poulenc, Messiaen, Dutilleux, Jolivet, Boulez, Sancan (2005)

French Flute Music: Poulenc, Messiaen, Dutilleux, Jolivet, Boulez, Sancan (2005)
Patrick Gallois, flute; Lydia Wong, piano

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 224 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 144 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Naxos | # 8.557328 | Time: 00:59:33

Since the end of the seventeenth century French composers have shown a particular skill and deftness of touch in writing for the flute. The instrument owes much of its prominence in French music of the twentieth century to the use made of it in orchestral colouring by composers such as Debussy and Ravel, as well as to a group of highly gifted players associated in one way or another with the Paris Conservatoire. They include the soloist on this recording, Patrick Gallois, a pupil of Jean-Pierre Rampal. This collection of works composed during the last sixty years ranges from Poulenc’s Sonata, marked by rhythmic vitality and a delicate vein of sentimentality, Messiaen’s Le merle noir, inspired by bird song, to Boulez’s Sonatine, which the composer himself has characterised as ‘organised delirium’.
La Fantasia, Aradia Ensemble, Rien Voskuilen, Kevin Mallon & Christian Lambour - Joyeux Noël: l French Christmas Music (2017)

La Fantasia, Aradia Ensemble, Rien Voskuilen, Kevin Mallon & Christian Lambour - Joyeux Noël: l French Christmas Music
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 184:49 min | 807 MB
Label: Brilliant Classics | Tracks: 63 | Rls.date: 2017

In the popular imagination, French Christmas music may now be almost wholly defined by Minuit, chrétiens and favourites such as Petit Papa Noël covered by Charles Aznavour and Johnny Hallyday, but the festive season was marked in the Baroque era with great merriment, principally through the genre of Noëls: sacred collections of secular songs, celebrating often vernacular aspects of the Nativity such as the Shepherds, especially by giving the occasion to compose in the always popular pastoral vein, in simple keys such as F major and in the lilting siciliano rhythm.
Kevin Moll, Schola Discantus - French Sacred Music of the 14th Century, Vol. 1 (1994)

Kevin Moll, Schola Discantus - French Sacred Music of the 14th Century, Vol. 1 (1994)
EAC | FLAC (log,image+cue) -> 353 Mb (5% Rec.) | Covers + d.booklet included
Classical, Sacred | Label: Lyrichord, LEMS 812 | 01:07:54

A groundbreaking, world-premier release from LEMS's best selling vocal ensemble! This momentous collection of liturgical compositions has been carefully resurrected after centuries by Dr. Kevin Moll. The collection represents a wide variety of compositional techniques and styles, and is performed to perfection by Schola Discantus. This is sacred music from the time of the Black Death-both deeply moving and relevant. Complete program notes by Kevin Moll. Digitally recorded 1994.
Alexei Lubimov - French Harpsichord Music of the XVII Century: Louis Couperin & Jean-Henri d'Anglebert (1996)

Alexei Lubimov - French Harpsichord Music of the XVII Century (1996)
Harpsichord Suites by Louis Couperin & Jean-Henri d'Anglebert

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 427 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 173 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Russian Compact Disc | # RCD19102 | Time: 01:04:38

Alexei Lubimov is a Russian pianist who also plays fortepiano and harpsichord. In his early years he studied at the Moscow Central Music School, and in 1963, entered the Moscow Conservatory, where he studied with Heinrich Neuhaus and Lew Naumov. He developed a strong interest in Baroque music and 20th century modernist works. Lubimov gave the Soviet premieres of many western compositions, including pieces by Charles Ives, Arnold Schoenberg, John Cage, Terry Riley, Pierre Boulez, and Karlheinz Stockhausen, which brought censorship from the Soviet authorities. For a number of years he was prevented from traveling outside the Soviet Union. Turning to his interest in period instruments and authentic performance practices, he founded the Moscow Baroque Quartet and co-founded the Moscow Chamber Academy with Tatiana Grindenko.
Music and the Language of Love: Seventeenth-Century French Airs (Music and the Early Modern Imagination)

Music and the Language of Love: Seventeenth-Century French Airs (Music and the Early Modern Imagination) by Catherine Gordon-Seifert
English | 2011 | ISBN: 0253354617 | 408 Pages | PDF | 5.04 MB
Anthony Bailes - Une Douceur Violente: 17th-century French Lute Music (2011, Ramee # RAM 1104) [RE-UP]

Anthony Bailes - Une Douceur Violente
17th-century french lute music by Jacques de Gallot (1625-1690), Pierre Gallot (1660-1715) & Charles Mouton (1617-1699)
EAC+LOG+CUE | WV: 298 MB | Full Artwork | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: Ramee # RAM 1104 | Country/Year: France 2011
Genre: Classical | Style: Baroque, Lute Music

…The Burwell lute tutor states: "[On] other instruments we sing, but on the lute we speak". That is exactly what Bailes does, and in a very eloquent manner.

Post-War French Popular Music: Cultural Identity and the Brel-Brassens-Ferre Myth  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by nebulae at July 22, 2015
Post-War French Popular Music: Cultural Identity and the Brel-Brassens-Ferre Myth

Adeline Cordier, "Post-War French Popular Music: Cultural Identity and the Brel-Brassens-Ferre Myth"
English | ISBN: 1409426068 | 2014 | 179 pages | PDF | 1 MB

Perspectives on the Performance of French Piano Music  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by nebulae at July 22, 2015
Perspectives on the Performance of French Piano Music

Scott McCarrey, Lesley A. Wright, "Perspectives on the Performance of French Piano Music"
English | ISBN: 1409400646 | 2014 | 228 pages | PDF | 4 MB

French Piano Music: The Ultimate Collection Parts I, II by CD Sheet Music (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by thingska at Feb. 10, 2015
French Piano Music: The Ultimate Collection Parts I, II by CD Sheet Music (Repost)

French Piano Music: The Ultimate Collection Parts I, II by CD Sheet Music
French | Jun 1, 2006 | ISBN 1423428048, 1423428056 | 3500 pages | RAR/PDF | 367,2 MB