Piano

Paul Stewart - Medtner: Complete Piano Sonatas Vol.2 (2016)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at Dec. 4, 2016
Paul Stewart - Medtner: Complete Piano Sonatas Vol.2 (2016)

Paul Stewart - Medtner: Complete Piano Sonatas Vol.2 (2016)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 00:54:57 | 129 MB
Label: Grand Piano | Release Year: 2016

Nikolay Medtner’s 14 piano sonatas are considered the most significant achievement in this genre by any composer since Beethoven. After the success of his First Piano Sonata (GP617) he turned to Goethe for inspiration, and the life and love-affirming Sonata-Triad Op. 11 translates the poet’s words of passion, suffering and redemption into sound. The capricious, mysterious and beautiful Sonata-Skazka is a masterpiece in miniature and was once Medtner’s most performed work. Dating from his years of exile, the eloquent themes of the fourteenth and final Sonata-Idyll linger long in the memory.
Paul Lewis - Brahms: Piano Concerto No.1 - Ballades Op.10 (2016) [TR24][OF]

Paul Lewis - Brahms: Piano Concerto No.1 - Ballades Op.10
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | 72:07 min | 661 MB | Digital booklet
Label: Harmonia Mundi | Tracks: 07 | Rls.date: 2016

Following his highly acclaimed surveys of the piano works of Beethoven and Schubert, British pianist Paul Lewis turns to the romantic period and Brahms's mighty D minor Piano Concerto. Lewis performed the work across Europe in 2014 and in the US for his New York Philharmonic debut. In a review of that concert, New York Times critic Anthony Tomassini praised Lewis for his, "majestic and insightful performance," adding, "I have seldom heard the contrasting theme, which sounds like an affirming chorale, played with such elegant shaping of inner voices." For this new recording, Lewis is accompanied by Daniel Harding leading the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra.

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.
Ralph van Raat - Gavin Bryars: Piano Concerto (The Solway Canal); After Handel’s Vesper; Ramble On Cortona (2011)

Gavin Bryars - Piano Concerto (The Solway Canal); After Handel’s Vesper; Ramble On Cortona (2011)
Ralph van Raat, piano; Cappella Amsterdam, Netherlands Radio Chamber Philharmonic, Otto Tausk

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 216 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 152 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Contemporary Classical | Label: Naxos | # 8.572570 | Time: 00:52:39

The emotional content, lyricism and direct appeal of Gavin Bryars’s music are unique, reflecting a contemporary composer’s absorption and transformation of several centuries of musical craftsmanship in order to reflect his, and our, own epoch. Originally written for harpsichord, After Handel’s Vesper is a strong illustration of Bryars’s post-minimal interests in early music repertoire. Ramble on Cortona, derived from 13th-century music, makes expressive use of the piano’s resonant qualities, while in the highly-coloured, almost impressionistic The Solway Canal, landscapes pass by as if in a dream.

Blank and Jones - Silent Piano (Songs for Sleeping) (2016)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at Dec. 2, 2016
Blank and Jones - Silent Piano (Songs for Sleeping) (2016)

Blank and Jones - Silent Piano (Songs for Sleeping) (2016)
Instrumental, Piano | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 00:59:18 | 136 MB
Label: Soundcolours | Release Year: 2016

Discover Blank & Jones classics in Solo Piano interpretations by Marcus Loeber calm down, relax, chill, or even fall asleep to this wonderful & intimate music! Their sound evolved with the years and so did their Worldwide success. To date they released 11 artist albums, which all charted in the sales charts and cover such various styles like Ambient, Lounge, and Dance Music. Their great variety is also proved by the highly acclaimed compilations which pays tribute to the original club mixes of the 80s or Milchbar where they bring the listener new soundscapes of downbeat. They also served the dance audience with records like The Logic of Pleasure and launched a popular eighties mix series. In 2016, they staged a sound installation at the Gamescom in Cologne Cathedral, which was also to be heard on the album DOM.
Daniel Barenboim, Staatskapelle Berlin, Gustavo Dudamel - Johannes Brahms: The Piano Concertos (2015) 2CDs

Johannes Brahms: The Piano Concertos 1 & 2 (2015) 2CDs
Daniel Barenboim, piano; Staatskapelle Berlin; Gustavo Dudamel, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 415 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included | Time: 01:42:06
Genre: Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | # 479 4899 GH2

The old model for creating a hit classical recording – big-name soloist plus big-name conductor in major repertory work – is not so common anymore, but this live Brahms recording from the Staatskapelle Berlin under Venezuela's Gustavo Dudamel, with Argentine-Israeli-Palestinian-Spanish pianist Daniel Barenboim as soloist, shows that there's life in the concept yet. One could point to the virtues of pianist and conductor separately: it's a rare septuagenarian who can combine power and clear articulation of detail the way Barenboim does, and Dudamel builds a vast sweep in, especially, the Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15. But it's the way that the two work together that really makes news. Chalk it up to shared South American heritage or to whatever the listener wants, but the way the orchestra and piano define separate spheres and work them together is extraordinary. Again, it is in the Piano Concerto No. 1 and its Beethovenian drama that their mutual understanding is most evident, but there is a sense of great variety powerfully unified throughout.
Simple Chord-style Piano with LRPCN Chord Notation: A Left-hand Right-Hand Piano Chord Notation Primer

Simple Chord-style Piano with LRPCN Chord Notation: A Left-hand Right-Hand Piano Chord Notation Primer by Joe Doran
English | Feb. 3, 2016 | ASIN: B01BGWCKB2 | 85 Pages | AZW3/MOBI/EPUB/PDF (conv) | 37.51 MB

If you’ve ever wanted to just be able to sit at a piano and play chords that sound “like the song”, then this book is for you.

International Piano - March-April 2016  Magazines

Posted by crazy-slim at Feb. 24, 2016
International Piano - March-April 2016

International Piano - March-April 2016
English | 88 pages | True PDF | 16 MB
Learn Piano #6 - Jazz Cocktail Sound 7b9 in Piano Bar Music

Learn Piano #6 - Jazz Cocktail Sound 7b9 in Piano Bar Music
MP4 | Video: AVC 1280x720 | Audio: AAC 44KHz 2ch | Duration: 1.5 Hours | 390 MB
Genre: eLearning | Language: English

Learn Music Harmony on how to alter a tone in V7 piano chords to play cool jazzy music. Learn Piano Runs & Piano Fills.

Play Piano in a Flash! [repost]  

Posted by FenixN at Oct. 31, 2015
Play Piano in a Flash! [repost]

Play Piano in a Flash!
DVDRip | AVI/XviD, ~1188 kb/s | 640x480 | Duration: 00:59:03 | English: AC3, 448 kb/s (2 ch) | 695 MB
Genre: Piano Lessons

Watch Houston turn what you think about learning to play piano on its ear, and get ready for the time of your life! This terrific video contains not only the same hour-long special seen by millions on PBS, but also an additional hour and a half of bonus material never seen on TV! Learn how to have fun playing your favorite tuns at the piano using the same approach that professionals use. Also features Scott at his humorous best giving a presentation in front of a live audience.