Zimerman + Boulez

Mitsuko Uchida, Pierre Boulez - Schoenberg: Piano Concerto, Berg: Sonata, Webern: Variations (2001) (Repost)

Mitsuko Uchida, Pierre Boulez - Schoenberg: Piano Concerto, Berg: Sonata, Webern: Variations (2001)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 63:45 | 257 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Philips | Catalog: 468 033-2

Mitsuko Uchida has been a committed exponent of Schoenberg's Piano Concerto for over a decade now. It is a work which remains controversial in its adaptation of the serial method to an almost Brahmsian harmonic palette, wedded to a formal approach that takes up the integrated design, and textural richness, of Schoenberg's pre-atonal works. Certainly in terms of the balance between soloist and orchestra, this recording clarifies the often capricious interplay to a degree previously unheard on disc (and most likely in the concert hall too).Interpretatively, it combines Pollini's dynamism, without the hectoring touch that creeps into the Adagio's climactic passages, and Brendel's lucidity, avoiding the deadpan feeling that pervades his final Giocoso.

Pierre Boulez Conducts Schoenberg: Box Set 11CDs (2014)  Music

Posted by Discograf_man at Jan. 7, 2017
Pierre Boulez Conducts Schoenberg: Box Set 11CDs (2014)

Pierre Boulez Conducts Schoenberg: Box Set 11CDs (2014)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 1,61 Gb
Label: Sony Classical | Release Year: 2014

This 11-disc set is essential for anyone interested in the music of Arnold Schoenberg. It is the complete Sony "Boulez Conducts Schoenberg" series in a Brilliant-style box without jewel cases. Whether you are just investigating Schoenberg, or looking to complete the series, this is a most welcome release.

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, 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.
Erik Bosgraaf · Jorrit Tamminga · Pierre Boulez - Dialogues (2015)

Erik Bosgraaf · Jorrit Tamminga · Pierre Boulez - Dialogues (2015)
Contemporary Classical | Brilliant Classics BRI94842 | 2015 | 66:29 | EAC (FLAC, cue, log) | Booklet | Various File Hosts | 309 MB
Erik Bosgraaf, recorders, Jorrit Tamminga, electronics

Recorder virtuoso Erik Bosgraaf (b. 1980) was personally granted permission to arrange for recorder Boulez' (1925-2016) Dialogue de l'ombre double, originally for clarinet and electronics. ...The result is a dynamic interplay between Bosgraaf's recorder and the fascinating electronic timbres and colours. The second work on this release is a musical dialogue between Bosgraaf and electronic wizard Jorrit Tamminga (b. 1973), creating unheard-of sounds of the recorder interwoven in electronic sound tapestries.

BBC - Pierre Boulez: Master and Maverick (2016)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Jan. 31, 2016
BBC - Pierre Boulez: Master and Maverick (2016)

BBC - Pierre Boulez: Master and Maverick (2016)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MP4/AVC @ 2431 Kbps | 59mn 1s | 1.06 GiB
Audio: English AAC 139 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

Tom Service presents 40 years of great BBC archive featuring the French composer, conductor and musical icon, Pierre Boulez, who died on 5th January 2016 at the age of 90. Opinionated and challenging, Boulez transformed the way that musicians and audiences all over the world think about contemporary music. With orchestras including the BBC Symphony, he rehearses and performs Debussy, Stravinsky and Bartok, as well as a selection of his own extraordinary compositions. Boulez's relationship with the BBC began in the 1960s and blossomed during his years as chief conductor of the BBC Symphony Orchestra - leaving a vivid legacy in the BBC's TV archive.
Brahms - The Piano Concertos (Leonard Bernstein, Krystian Zimerman) (2007/1984)

Brahms - The Piano Concertos (Leonard Bernstein, Krystian Zimerman) (2007/1984)
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (DTS, 6 ch) | 7.75 Gb (DVD9) | 109 min
Classical | Deutsche Grammophon

"Both Zimerman and Bernstein are involved and involving here … a rapt intensity [in the slow movement]" (Gramophone on No.1). "Bernstein and Zimerman have established a masterly understanding of the work, and their artistic symbiosis is inpressive" (Gramophone on No.2).
Beethoven - The Piano Concertos (Leonard Bernstein, Krystian Zimerman) (2007/1989)

Beethoven - The Piano Concertos (Leonard Bernstein, Krystian Zimerman) (2007/1989)
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (DTS, 6 ch) | 6.26 Gb+7.83 Gb (2xDVD9) | 197 min
Classical | Deutsche Grammophon

Leonard Bernstein was slated to conduct the entire set of these piano concertos. At the time of his death, however, he had completed the third, fourth and fifth concertos only. In tribute to Bernstein, Krystian Zimerman and the Vienna Philharmonic recorded the remaining concertos without a conductor.

New Music at Darmstadt: Nono, Stockhausen, Cage, and Boulez  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at Nov. 10, 2015
New Music at Darmstadt: Nono, Stockhausen, Cage, and Boulez

New Music at Darmstadt: Nono, Stockhausen, Cage, and Boulez (Music Since 1900) by Dr Martin Iddon
English | 2013 | ISBN: 1107033292, 1107480019 | 354 pages | PDF | 4,6 MB

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.