Joshua Bell

Joshua Bell & Academy of St Martin in the Fields - Bach (2014) [Official Digital Download 24/44]

Joshua Bell & Academy of St Martin in the Fields - Bach (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | Time - 49:57 minutes | 284 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Joshua Bell is one of the most acclaimed classical musicians of today - renowned for his expressive, elegant, intelligent playing and his deep commitment to bringing the classical tradition to wider audiences. Over the past three decades he has recorded more than 40 albums including most of the great violin repertoire. Now, Sony Classical is excited to announce that Bell has for the first time recorded the masterpieces of J.S. Bach with the Academy of St Martin in the Fields.
Joshua Bell - Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto (2005/2013) [Official Digital Download 24/176]

Joshua Bell - Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto (2005/2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/176.4 kHz | Time - 51:24 minutes | 1.61 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Familiarity usually breeds contempt, but in music, overexposure most often leads to indifference: attempts to revive a tired warhorse like Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto in D major may attract the attention of specialists, but jaded listeners are unlikely to get excited over yet another acclaimed release and may pass it by without a thought. But when Joshua Bell performs – nay, resuscitates – the concerto, with the superb backing of Michael Tilson Thomas and the Berlin Philharmonic, listeners should take notice. Granted, nothing new has been discovered in the score, and there's nothing especially revelatory about the restored cuts in the Finale, which Bell finds significant.
Joshua Bell, Steven Isserlis, Jeremy Denk, Academy of St Martin in the Fields - For the Love of Johannes Brahms (2016)

Johannes Brahms: Double Concerto in A Minor & Piano Trio in B Major (2016)
Robert Schumann: Violin Concerto in D Minor (coda by Benjamin Britten)
Joshua Bell, violin & music director; Steven Isserlis, cello
Academy of St Martin in the Fields; Jeremy Denk, piano

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 358 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included | Time: 01:16:35
Genre: Classical | Label: Sony Classical | # 88985321792

Violinist Joshua Bell and cellist Steven Isserlis are joined by two acclaimed musical forces - pianist Jeremy Denk and the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, of which Bell is Music Director – in a landmark joint recording, For the Love of Brahms (Sony Classical). Available September 30, 2016, the new album is a unique project that features works of Brahms and Schumann that Bell calls “music about love and friendship.” Bell, Isserlis and Denk unite here in Brahms’s first published chamber work, the Piano Trio in B Major, Op. 8 in its rarely performed original 1854 version. Isserlis also joins Bell – as violin soloist and director – and the Academy of St Martin in the Fields in Brahms’s last orchestral work, the celebrated Double Concerto (for Violin and Cello) in A Minor, Op. 102. Bell, Isserlis and members of the Academy also offer the first recording of an unusual coupling: the slow movement of Schumann’s rarely heard Violin Concerto, in a version for string orchestra made by Benjamin Britten, who also added a short coda.

Joshua Bell - For The Love Of Brahms (2016) [TR24][OF]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by SERTiL at Nov. 24, 2016
Joshua Bell - For The Love Of Brahms (2016) [TR24][OF]

Joshua Bell - For The Love Of Brahms
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | 76:20 min | 1.49 GB | Front Cover
Label: Sony Classical | Tracks: 08 | Rls.date: 2016

As follow-up to 2014 s acclaimed and chart-topping all-Bach recording, Grammy® Award-winning violinist Joshua Bell continues as Music Director and Conductor of the world-renowned ensemble, the Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Joshua Bell is the first American and first person to hold the title of Music Director since Sir Neville Marriner formed the orchestra in 1958.

Joshua Bell - For The Love Of Brahms (2016)  Music

Posted by LoveHive at Oct. 5, 2016
Joshua Bell - For The Love Of Brahms (2016)

Joshua Bell - For The Love Of Brahms (2016)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:16:20 | 175 MB
Label: Sony Classical

As follow-up to 2014 s acclaimed and chart-topping all-Bach recording, Grammy® Award-winning violinist Joshua Bell continues as Music Director and Conductor of the world-renowned ensemble, the Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Joshua Bell is the first American and first person to hold the title of Music Director since Sir Neville Marriner formed the orchestra in 1958. On their new collaboration, Bell conducts ASMF mostly from the concertmaster s chair in a Brahms/Schumann program.
Joshua Bell, Jeremy Denk - French Impressions: Camille Saint-Saens, Cesar Franck, Maurice Ravel (2012) [Repost]

Joshua Bell, Jeremy Denk - French Impressions (2012)
Camille Saint-Saëns, Cesar Franck, Maurice Ravel

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 299 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 171 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Sony Classical | # 88697891822 | Time: 01:07:19

Unusually the liner note deserves a mention ahead of the music: the fine pianist Jeremy Denk, half of this regular duo, manages to encapsulate the elusiveness of French romantic music with such insight in a few sharp sentences, his words almost shape the way we listen to this superbly played disc. Saint-Saëns' wistful and emotional Sonata No 1 and Ravel's bluesy, ironic sonata have a whipped, airy quality. Joshua Bell plays with fire and finesse, with Denk a powerful ally. Franck's dark-light violin sonata, mysterious, ardent and far more than the sum of its parts when played as majestically as here, forms the centrepiece of this seriously beguiling disc.

Joshua Bell - Vivaldi: The Four Seasons (2008)  Music

Posted by Designol at June 5, 2015
Joshua Bell - Vivaldi: The Four Seasons (2008)

Joshua Bell - Vivaldi: The Four Seasons (2008)
Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, John Constable, harpsichord

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 286 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 138 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Sony Classical | # 88697 35705 2 | Time: 00:53:58

When the Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields began to popularize Vivaldi's music in the 1970s, it was on the cutting edge with its light, warm chamber orchestra sound, burnished to technical perfection yet sounding completely different from its symphonic cousins. Now, a recording like this one, with star violinist Joshua Bell, sounds conservative in comparison with young bucks like Fabio Biondi on the historical-performance side or even the young Dutch firebrand Janine Jansen. This big-budget (by classical standards) release is the kind of thing you don't see so often now, with a big poster showing Bell carefully decked out in a partially undone tie, as well as individual full-color cards reproducing, in Italian and English, the descriptive seasonal sonnets that provide the program for the four concertos. It could have collapsed under its own weight, but Bell pulls it off. Conducting the Academy strings himself, he forges tight, not-overly-sweet recordings of Vivaldi's four familiar concertos, with a nice contrast between orchestra and solo that showcases his easy, compelling agility and his Heifetz-like sharpness and brilliance.

Beethoven, Mendelssohn: Violin Concertos - Joshua Bell (2002)  Music

Posted by peotuvave at March 23, 2014
Beethoven, Mendelssohn: Violin Concertos - Joshua Bell (2002)

Beethoven, Mendelssohn: Violin Concertos - Joshua Bell (2002)
EAC Rip | Flac (Tracks + cue + log) | 1 CD | Full Scans | 307 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Sony | Catalog Number: 89505

Joshua Bell's fresh approach to these violin warhorses makes for an unexpectedly inviting listening experience. In the Mendelssohn he marries his bright tone to forthright phrasing in a manner that communicates the music's emotion without sliding into the gooey sweetness heard in some interpretations. There's little if anything hackneyed about Bell's reading, indicating he's thought about the work anew, right through to the stylistically appropriate cadenza he composed himself (Bell cites research that suggests Mendelssohn's friend Ferdinand David may have actually composed the original cadenza). Roger Norrington's crisp, period-informed style, with its pointed accents and propulsive energy easily fits in with Bell's conception.
Edgar Meyer / Joshua Bell / Yo-Yo Ma - Meyer Bottesini Concertos (2002)

Edgar Meyer, Joshua Bell, Yo-Yo Ma - Meyer Bottesini Concertos
EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 259 MB | Full Artwork | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: Sony Classical # SK 60956 | Country/Year: Europe 2002
Genre: Classical | Style: Romantic, Contemporary

Nobel Prize Concert - Joshua Bell, Sakari Oramo (2011)  Music

Posted by peotuvave at Dec. 15, 2012
Nobel Prize Concert - Joshua Bell, Sakari Oramo (2011)

Nobel Prize Concert - Joshua Bell, Sakari Oramo (2011)
Classical - Concert | Bluray-rip 1080p | Audio: English | Run time: 91 mins | 6.56 GB
AVC, MKV 1920x1080 (16:9) 29.97fps, 8738kbps | DTS, 48KHz, 6ch, 1510kbps

Joshua Bell lights of the stage with this dazzling performance of Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto, the centerpiece of the Nobel Prize Concert in Stockholm in honour of the 2010 Nobel Laureates. Part of the official Nobel Week, this tribute concert opens with music by Beethoven that urgently evokes the spirit of freedom from tyranny. Closing the evening is a glowing account by Sakari Oramo and the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic of Sibelius's monument to orchestral majesty, the titanic Fifth Symphony.