Concerti Furiosi

Handel - Concerti Grossi Op.3 & 6 (Karl Richter) [1996/1971]

Handel - Concerti Grossi Op.3 & 6 (Karl Richter) [1996/1971]
Classical | ARCHIV Produktion 0289 453 2492 | TT: 66.31+66.27+64.22+59.51 | EAC (FLAC, cue, log) | Covers | 1.31 Gb

Richter actually made a full set of recordings for Handel's Concerti Grossi. The Munich Bach Orchestra, who almost played exclusively for Richter, maintained its essential baroque flur throughout all the pieces, under the impeccable conducting of Richter. The different string sections played as if they were in a chorus, each minute part played in fully melodious and engaging manner, while the ensemble as a whole displayed all the required congeniality and harmoniousness essential of the baroque style. The rhythms are enlivened while contrasts striking, and you will seldom find Handel's works played in such grand style as did Richter and the Munich Bach Orchestra here. (Amazon.com)
Antonio Vivaldi - I Solisti Italiani - 6 Violin Concerti Op.12 (1994, reissue 2007, Denon "Crest 1000" # COCO-70897) [RE-UP]

Antonio Vivaldi - I Solisti Italiani - 6 Violin Concerti Op.12
EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 435 MB | Artwork | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: Denon "Crest 1000" # COCO-70897 | Country/Year: Japan 2007, 1994
Genre: Classical | Style: Baroque, Chamber Music

…I Solisti Italiani continues, both spiritually and sonically, where the original Virtuosi di Roma left off, with creamy, expert, middle-of-the-road performances of Baroque and Classical period music, and occasional 20th-century pieces as well. The ensemble is small - only 12 players, without conductor - but the sound is full and caloric, the playing dapper and disciplined.
Vivaldi - Wispelwey, Florigelium - Concerti For Cello And Orchestra (1997, Channel Classics # CCS 10097) [RE-UP]

Antonio Vivaldi - Pieter Wispelwey & Florigelium - Concerti For Cello And Orchestra
EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 293 MB | Full Artwork | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: Channel Classics # CCS 10097 | Country/Year: Europe 1997
Genre: Classical | Style: Concerto

…This release joins the elite of great recordings, performances that will likely to be enjoyed for as long as music endures. (…) If you think Vivaldi a bore, try this and experience conversion.
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment - Antonio Vivaldi: Concerti (2000)

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment - Antonio Vivaldi: Concerti (2000)
XLD | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 376 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 178 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Linn Records | # CKD 151 | Time: 01:14:03

The popular Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment presents a fantastic and exuberantly played selection of Vivaldi. Named a ‘Choice' recording by Gramophone upon release, the OAE joyfully celebrate some of Vivaldi's finest instrumental writing. The soloists are drawn from within the distinguished ranks of the OAE including Anthony Robson (oboe), Andrew Clark (horn), Roger Montgomery (horn), David Watkin (cello), Lisa Beznosiuk (flute), Elizabeth Kenny (lute) and Catherine Mackintosh (viola). The concertos assembled on this disc afford the listener a glimpse of Vivaldi's originality, not only as a sensitive colourist and master of form, but also as a felicitous melodist whose harmonies and phraseology are charged with heady atmosphere. The dancing rhythms and distinctive characters of these concerti together with the variety of instrumental combinations and sparkling performances make this a fresh and constantly engaging listen.
The English Concert, Trevor Pinnok - Handel: Concerti Grossi, Op. 6, Nos. 5-8 (1982)

The English Concert, Trevor Pinnok - Handel: Concerti Grossi, Op. 6, Nos. 5-8 (1982)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 60:35 | 342 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: ARCHIV Produktion | Catalog: 410898

Handel's Concerti Grossi opus 6 must surely be ranked as some of the greatest orchestral music ever composed. Probably penned in or around 1739, the pieces were developed to serve as orchestral "interludes" for other operatic or oratorio performances. To listen to them, however, is to tempt us not believe that this could possibly be the case: the Concerti Grossi opus 6 works are without doubt among the pinnacle of Baroque composition. After listening to these, we are left with a distinct sadness that Handel did not turn his attention more to this genre, as his masterful treatment in the opus 6 shows us his true genius.
Venice Baroque Orchestra, Andrea Marcon - Vivaldi: Concerti e sinfonie per archi (2006)

Venice Baroque Orchestra, Andrea Marcon - Vivaldi: Concerti e sinfonie per archi (2006)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 01:07:36 | 337 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: DG Archiv | Catalog: 000672802

Someone ought to get some t-shirts made that say "Vivaldi rocks!" At least that partly accounts for his popularity in the twenty first century; among the old masters, Antonio Vivaldi's sense of rhythmic dynamics and the gale-like force of many of his string concertos are close enough to the ever-enervating pulse of pop music that he has found an unlikely audience among younger listeners. Andrea Marcon and the Venice Baroque Orchestra's disc Vivaldi: Concerti & Sinfonie per Archi delivers these very kinds of goods, and will prove pleasing to Vivaldi fanciers of the younger set.
Louis Lortie with I Musici de Montreal, Yuli Turovsky - Mozart: Piano Concerti Nos. 12 & 14 (1987) {Musical Heritage Society}

Louis Lortie with I Musici de Montreal, Yuli Turovsky - Mozart: Piano Concerti Nos. 12 & 14 (1987) {Musical Heritage Society}
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | scans | 176 mb
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 111 mb
Genre: classical

Mozart: Piano Concerti Nos. 12 & 14 is a 1987 album by Louis Lortie with I Musici de Montreal, conducted by Yuli Turovsky. This was released by the Musical Heritage Society.
G. Carmignola and A. Beyer, Gli Incogniti - Vivaldi: Concerti Per Due Violini (2016)

G. Carmignola and A. Beyer, Gli Incogniti - Vivaldi: Concerti Per Due Violini (2016)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) +cue, log, scans, digital booklet - 394 MB | 01:09:57
Classical | Label: harmonia mundi | Release Year: 2016

Vivaldi’s double concertos resemble jousts: there is bound to be comparison between the two protagonists, but in the end the triumph will be collective. And the least one can say is that Amandine Beyer and her illustrious guest Giuliano Carmignola, in his hm debut, have breathed new life into this dazzling form of musical theatre.
Johann Georg Albrechtsberger - Piccolo Concerto Wien - Concerti Per Trombula E Mandora (2003, ORF # ORF CD 344) [RE-UP]

Johann Georg Albrechtsberger - Piccolo Concerto Wien - Concerti Per Trombula E Mandora
EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 341 MB | Full Artwork: 68 MB | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: ORF "Edition Alte Musik" # ORF CD 344 | Country/Year: Austria 2003
Genre: Classical | Style: Viennese School

Johann Georg Albrechtsberger (3 February 1736 – 7 March 1809) was an Austrian musician. His published compositions consist of preludes, fugues and sonatas for the piano and organ, string quartets, etc.; but the greater proportion of his works, vocal and instrumental, exists only in manuscript. They are in the library of the Vienna Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde. Around 1765, he wrote at least seven concerti for jaw harp and strings (three survive in the Hungarian National Library in Budapest). They are pleasant, well written works in the galant style. One of his most notable works is his concerto for Alto Trombone and Orchestra in B♭ Major. As the trombone has few works dating back to the classical period, his concerto is often highlighted by the trombone community…

Conducting Concerti: A Technical and Interpretive Guide  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by bookwarrior at July 29, 2016
Conducting Concerti: A Technical and Interpretive Guide

Conducting Concerti: A Technical and Interpretive Guide By David Itkin
2014 | 416 Pages | ISBN: 1574415700 | PDF | 2 MB