Jerusalem Quartet

Jerusalem Quartet - Beethoven: String Quartets Op. 18 (2015)  Music

Posted by newskl at Sept. 1, 2015
Jerusalem Quartet - Beethoven: String Quartets Op. 18 (2015)

Jerusalem Quartet - Beethoven: String Quartets Op. 18 (2015)
Classical | MP3 320kbps CBR | 2 CDs | 361 MB
Label: Harmonia Mundi | Catalog Number: 902207 | Rls.date: 28th Aug 2015

"Only now have I learnt how to write quartets properly". So wrote Beethoven in 1801, having just finished his first set of string quartets at the surprisingly advanced age of 30: the competition of Haydn and Mozart must have been intimidating for the young composer. But these six Quartets Op.18, which cost him great effort and extensive revision, already display much boldness and originality, from the dramatic echoes of 'Romeo and Juliet' in No.1 to the astonishing programmatic finale of No.6, ‘La Malinconia’. The Jerusalem Quartet was founded in 1993, and began its training in Jerusalem, under the direction of the violinist Avi Abramovitch. From 1999 to 2001 the quartet received support from the BBC (as BBC New Generation Artists), then in 2003 it was the recipient of the first Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award. The Jerusalem Quartet is now a regular guest in the world’s leading concert halls, notably in the United States where it is increasingly present. It performs with such artists as Alexander Melnikov, Lawrence Power, and Sharon Kam.
Schumann - Melnikov / Jerusalem Quartet - Piano Quartet & Piano Quintet (2012, Harmonia Mundi # HMC 902122)

Robert Schumann - Piano Quartet op.47 / Piano Quintet op.44
Alexander Melnikov / Jerusalem Quartet
EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 233 MB | Full Artwork: 106 MB | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: Harmonia Mundi # HMC 902122 | Country/Year: France 2012
Genre: Classical | Style: Romantic, Piano

"These performances are notable for the blending of piano and strings into impeccably balanced textures. It’s an approach that’s better suited to the subtle Piano Quartet, a masterwork that owes much to classical models, than to the Piano Quintet. (…) These highly recommendable performances (…) join many other polished, modern accounts such as Takács/Hamelin and Mandelring/Le Guay that have been praised in these pages…" ~Fanfare
Schumann: Piano Quintet; Dvorak: Piano Quintet No 2 - Biss, Elias String Quartet (2012)

Schumann: Piano Quintet; Dvorak: Piano Quintet No 2 - Biss, Elias String Quartet (2012)
EAC Rip | Flac (Image + cue + log) | 1 CD | Full Scans | 271 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Onyx | Catalog Number: 4092

Schumann’s Piano Quintet, composed in the autumn of 1842, was one of the earliest examples of the combination of piano with a string quartet – Boccherini, Dussek and Hummel had each produced one, and Schubert used the double bass in his ‘Trout’ Quintet. It instantly became one of Schumann’s most popular works. It was composed at a time of almost feverish industry – he composed his three string quartets Op.41, the Piano Quartet and a set of Fantasy Pieces for piano trio, all in 1842. The piano quintet is a captivating, almost spontaneous work, and is a brilliant example of Schumann’s inspiration from start to finish.
John Zorn & Ben Goldberg Quartet - Baal: Book Of Angels, Volume 15 (2010) {Tzadik TZ 7381}

John Zorn & Ben Goldberg Quartet - Baal: Book Of Angels, Volume 15 (2010) {Tzadik TZ 7381}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 280 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 116 Mb | Artwork | 5% repair rar
© 2010 Tzadik | TZ 7381 | Tzadik Archival Series
Jazz / Avant-Garde Jazz / Modern Composition / Klezmer / Clarinet

A mind blowing and fiery new quartet featuring Ben Goldberg, one the true pioneers of Radical Jewish Culture whose groundbreaking group New Klezmer Trio proved an important influence on the Masada legacy. Turning his hand to Masada music in this fabulous all star quartet organized, arranged and conducted by Zorn himself, Ben plays like never before, displaying a sensitive virtuosity and a brilliant sense of sound and space. At times moody, intense, meditative, driving, lyrical and atmospheric, this is brilliant Jewish chamber music from four longtime and intimate members of the Masada family. Absolutely stunning!
Maria Kalaniemi Quartet - Kaustinen Live 2003 (2014) {Åkerö Records ÅKERÖCD014}

Maria Kalaniemi Quartet - Kaustinen Live 2003 (2014) {Åkerö Records ÅKERÖCD014}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 363 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 137 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 134 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2014 Åkerö Records | ÅKERÖCD014
Folk / Nordic Folk / Finland / Accordeon

There’s something about the natural flow of a live recording, particularly when it just happens to be recorded rather than being a tense special event, and as here where punctuating applause is left out. Lovely, melodic, Finnish.
Matt Wilson Quartet + John Medeski - Gathering Call (2013) **[REPOST]**

Matt Wilson Quartet + John Medeski - Gathering Call (2013)
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | scans | 305 mb
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 123 mb
Genre: jazz

Gathering Call is a 2013 CD by the Matt Wilson Quartet and John Medeski. An MP3 version had been posted before by another user but after checking, it was removed so I decided to re-up the FLAC and create an MP3 version of this very nice album.

To Die in Jerusalem (2007)  Video

Posted by fekmax at Feb. 22, 2017
To Die in Jerusalem (2007)

To Die in Jerusalem (2007)
Hebrew, Arabic, English | DVDRip | MKV | 720x352 | AVC @ 1463 kb/s | 906 MB
Audio: AC-3 @ 192 kb/s 2 ch | 01:15:03 minutes | Subs: English (hardcoded for non English parts)
Genre: Documentary

Ever since 17-year-old Rachel Levy, an Israeli, was killed four years ago in Jerusalem by a Palestinian suicide bomber, her mother Abigail has found hardly a moment's peace.
The Alban Berg Quartet - Haydn: Emperor / Mozart: Hunt (1994) [Japan 2014] PS3 ISO + Hi-Res FLAC

Alban Berg Quartet - Haydn: Emperor / Mozart: Hunt (1994) [Japan 2014]
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DSD64 2.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 50:05 minutes | Scans included | 1,56 GB
or FLAC(converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Full Scans included | 1021 MB
Jack Wilson - The Jack Wilson Quartet featuring Roy Ayers (1963) {2012 Japan Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series 24bit WPCR-27094}

Jack Wilson - The Jack Wilson Quartet featuring Roy Ayers (1963) {2012 Japan Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series 24bit WPCR-27094}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 225 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 82 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (jpg) -> 117 Mb | 5% repair rar | 24-bit remaster
© 1963, 2012 Warner Japan / Atlantic / Rhino | WPCR-27094 | Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series
Jazz / Cool / Post Bop / Piano

A great album recorded in 1963 for Atlantic – one of our favorite ever! Jack Wilson's one of our favorite piano players, and we rave about him all the time on these pages – and one of the reasons why we love him so much is that he was often accompanied by Roy Ayers, who started out his career playing vibes in his group! The pair together are a dream, and this album is arguably their best effort – filled with moody modal cuts, and lots of lyrical interplay that hits these beautiful high points, then dives into pits of darkness. Titles include "Harbor Freeway", "De Critifeux", "Corcovado", "Jackleg", and "Nirvana & Dana".
Harmonia Mundi - 50 Years Of Musical Exploration: Limited Edition Box Set 30CDs (2007)

Harmonia Mundi - 50 Years Of Musical Exploration: Limited Edition Box Set 30CDs (2007)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 4,87 Gb | Covers 2,25 Mb
Label: Harmonia Mundi | Release Year: 2007

To celebrate its 50th Anniversay, harmonia mundi presents 50 masterworks in the development of Western classical music, performed by undisputed masters in their field. This set features over 36 hours of music (all complete works, no excerpts) of music in audiophile-quality sound, elequently packaged in a deluxe boxed set and offered at a very low price. Whether you are an inquisitive novice or a discerning connoisseur, you will be thrilled to experience the sonic triumphs of the world's most innovative independent label.