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Salvatore Accardo, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Kurt Masur - Max Bruch - Complete works for Violin and Orchestra (1991)

Salvatore Accardo, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Kurt Masur - Max Bruch - Complete works for Violin and Orchestra (1991)
EAC | APE (image+.cue, log) | Boocklet Included | 03:34:11 | 1 Gb
Genre: Classical | Label: Philips | Catalog: 432 282-2

Accardo's performances are nothing short of spectacular, and (the late) Kurt Masur and the Gewandhaus's performances never disappoint. Most classical audiophiles may be familiar only with Bruch's first violin concerto and the "Scottish Fantasy," but there are two more wonderful violin concertos, a Romance, a Konzertstuck, a Serenade, a piece entitled "Adagio Appassionato" and a piece that was new to me, "In Memoriam," a very beautiful and moving composition that is the last band on the last record.
Riccardo Chailly, Gewandhausorchester (Leipzig) - Brahms: The Symphonies (2013) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96 kHz]

Gewandhausorchester, Riccardo Chailly - Brahms: The Symphonies (2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24bit/96 kHz | Time - 233:58 minutes | 4,42 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

This comprehensive overview of Johannes Brahms's orchestral works includes several rarities, among them world premieres of two piano intermezzi orchestrated by Paul Klengel (brother of the Gewandhaus's long-standing principal cellist Julius Klengel) and the original first performance version of the Andante of Symphony No. 1 and the even rarer revised opening of the Fourth Symphony.
Hans-Joachim Rotzsch, Thomanerchor Leipzig, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig - Bach: Geistliche Kantaten (11CD) (2008)

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch, Thomanerchor Leipzig, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum - Bach: Geistliche Kantaten (11CD) (2008)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 3,03 Gb | Total time: 10h 55min | Scans included
Classical | Label: Berlin Classics | # 0184212BC | Recorded: 1975-1984

These performances are not, to be sure, historically informed, nor are they fashionably chamber-like. The Thomanerchor is traditionally large (and all male), and it is accompanied in four of the 11 discs by the Gewandhaus Orchestra and in the remaining seven by the Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum. The roster of the latter is not listed, but, like the Gewandhaus Orchestra, its players use modern instruments and are not adverse to vibrato. On the other hand, Rotzsch does avoid, for the most part, languid tempos and extravagant gestures. The young men of the Thomanerchor are well trained and attentive and make, collectively, a joyfully controlled noise. The orchestral players and instrumental soloists, too, are beyond reproach. Similarly, Rotzsch’s soloists are top-drawer. Among the latter, Arleen Augér, Otrun Wenkel, Peter Schreier, and Hermann Christian Polster make the most frequent appearances, but the others, including the likes of Regina Werner, Doris Soffel, Theo Adam, and Siegfried Lorenz, are splendid as well. Rotzsch, himself, sings on two of the discs (he is a tenor).
–George Chien
Alexander Knyazev - Johann Sebastian Bach: 18 Leipzig Chorales, BWV 651-668 (2015)

Alexander Knyazev - Johann Sebastian Bach: 18 Leipzig Chorales, BWV 651-668 (2015)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 429 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 254 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Melodiya | # MEL CD 10 02397 | Time: 01:46:55

Equally adept with both the cello and organ, Alexander Knyazev, a graduate of the Moscow Conservatory specializing in cello and Nizhny Novgorod Conservatory specializing in organ has long focused on the organ and cello repertory of J.S. Bach. Lauded for his innate musicality and interpretative skills, Knyazevs first public acclaim came as a cellist. This collection presents the rarely performed chorale preludes composed by Bach during his stay in Leipzig in the last decade of his life and not published until after his death. Recorded in 2012 in the Riga Cathedral in Latvia renowned for its historic pipe organ.
Thomasorganist Ullrich Bohme - The Organs of St Thomas, Leipzig (2017)

Thomasorganist Ullrich Böhme - Die Orgeln der Thomaskirche zu Leipzig (2017)
works by Buxtehude, J.S. Bach, Krebs, Piutti, Mendelssohn, Boellmann

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 313 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 162 Mb | Scans ~ 64 Mb
Classical, Organ | Label: Rondeau | # ROP6117 | Time: 01:10:57

St. Thomas, dating back to the twelfth century, is a musical landmark for the city of Leipzig, in which renowned composers like Gustav Mahler, Richard Wagner and Felix Mendelsson Bartholdy worked. Johann Sebastian Bach was the Thomaskantor here from 1723 to 1750, the world-famous Thomanerchor sings motets here every Saturday, and here resounds the wonderful music played on the instrument Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart once declared the "Queen of Instruments" and about which the poet Honore de Balzac said, "The organ is without a doubt the greatest, boldest and most magnificent of all instruments. It is an entire orchestra form which a skilled hand can demand everything." St. Thomas houses not one but two organs wtihin its walls. In 1889 Wilhelm Sauer built the organ, named after him, in the west choir loft. On the north gallery, the Bach Organ has stoody since 2000. The Sauer Organ has over 88 stops, and the Bach Organ, whose facade is adorned with the seal of the famous Thomakantor, has 61 stops. "Soli Deo Gloria" - Glory to God alone - is the motto by which Bach wrote his music.
Georg Christoph Biller, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Thomanerchor Leipzig - Bach: Matthaus-Passion (2012) [Blu-Ray]

Georg Christoph Biller, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Thomanerchor Leipzig - Bach: Matthäus-Passion (2012) [Blu-Ray]
BluRay | BDMV | MPEG-4 AVC Video / 25939 kbps / 1080i / 29,970 fps | 164 min | 41,3 Gb
Audio1: German / LPCM Audio / 2.0 / 24-bit | Audio2: DTS-HD Master Audio / 5.1 / 48 kHz / 3752 kbps / 24-bit

BluRay-rip | AVC | MKV 1920x1080 / 6215 kbps / 29,970 fps | 164 min | 8,88 Gb
Audio: German / DTS / 6ch / 48.0 KHz / 24 bits
Classical | Accentus Music | Sub: German, English, French, Korean

The renowned St. Thomas Boys Choir of Leipzig, which boasts J. S. Bach as a former cantor, celebrates its 800th anniversary with an extraordinary interpretation of the St. Matthew Passion. The Guardian praised how the harmonic lines interwove with a transcendence that can only be achieved through living, eating and working together. This Accentus Music production is the only audio-visual release of Bachs St. Matthew Passion, performed by the choir for which it was written, in St. Thomas Church, Leipzig, where the composer worked and is buried.
Rundfunkchor Leipzig, Staatskapelle Dresden, Herbert Blomstedt - Beethoven: Leonore, Op.72 (1977) 2 CDs, Reissue 2014 [Re-Up]

Ludwig van Beethoven - Leonore, Op.72 (1977) 2 CDs, Reissue 2014
Rundfunkchor Leipzig; Staatskapelle Dresden; Herbert Blomstedt, conductor
Edda Moser, Richard Cassilly, Theo Adam, Helen Donath, Eberhard Büchner

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 704 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 363 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical, Opera | Label: Brilliant Classics | # 94868 | Time: 02:35:40

Reissue of this near legendary recording of Beethoven’s Leonore (the first version of what later became Fidelio). This recording from 1977 was the first recording of this opera, and since then remains a benchmark. Featuring the best singers of the time: Eberhard Büchner, Edda Moser, Edith Mathis, Theo Adam, Karl Ridderbusch, and the Staatskapelle Dresden conducted by Herbert Blomstedt.
Michael Rische, Rainer Maria Klaas, Kammersymphonie Leipzig - C.P.E. Bach: Piano Concertos Wq.22, Wq.43/5, Wq.46 (2014)

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach - Piano Concertos Wq.22, Wq.43/5, Wq.46 (2014)
Michael Rische, piano; Rainer Maria Klaas, piano; Kammersymphonie Leipzig

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 228 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 136 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: hänssler CLASSIC | # CD 98.027 | Time: 00:58:45

The previous two CDs from pianist Michael Rische of the Piano Concertos of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach have been universally acclaimed for their high degree of musicality and the pianist’s passionate commitment to this composer. And in fact, much of the work of this highly original genius remains to be discovered. The 300th Birthday of Bach's second son offers an ideal occasion to become better acquainted with this extraordinary and surprising composer. In addition to the solo concertos, this CD also presents the Concerto for 2 Pianos and Orchestra Wq 46. In each work, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach makes the claim - once again – of his unique place in the history of music, and as evident in these vital, life-affirming performances, is one of the truly great “rediscovered” composers of the past.
Riccardo Chailly, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig - Mahler: Symphony No. 8 (2011) [Blu-Ray]

Riccardo Chailly, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig - Mahler: Symphony No. 8 (2011) [Blu-Ray]
BluRay | BDMV | MPEG-2 Video / 19789 kbps / 1080i / 29,970 fps | 92 min | 20,2 Gb
Audio1: Latin, German / LPCM Audio / 2.0 / 24-bit | Audio2: DTS-HD Master Audio / 5.1 / 48 kHz / 4047 kbps / 24-bit

BluRay-rip | AVC | MKV 1920x1080 / 6215 kbps / 29,97 fps | 92 min | 4,99 Gb
Audio: Latin, German / DTS / 6ch / 48.0 KHz / 24 bits
Classical | Accentus Music | Sub.: English, German, French, Latin

How good to see Riccardo Chailly so radiant at the end of this great event.It's an exhilaration he earns through sheer hard work as well as injecting the adrenalin at most of the right moments.(Majority) of the singers are excellent,from two very different but keenly-projected lyric-dramatic sopranos,Erika Sunnegardh and Ricardo Merbeth,to Georg Zeppenfeld,whose bass is rock solid and expressive across a huge range.Chailly holds attention between movements and makes you realise how many soloists within the orchestra have to sing,too.His Leader,the superb Sebastian Breuninger,assists him between blazes in the most striking of chamber-musical moments.Breuninger shares the front desk of viloins in Claudio Abbado's Lucerne festival Orchestra,but this one Mahler symphony Abbado's forces have yet to tackle,and Chailly's rendering leads the field on DVD. (BBC Music Magzine)

SOKO Leipzig - Das Genetische Limit 331 S17e04  Video

Posted by Tavaz at Nov. 2, 2017
SOKO Leipzig - Das Genetische Limit 331 S17e04

SOKO Leipzig - Das Genetische Limit 331 S17e04
MOV | 1280x720 | German | h264 @ 3218 kbps | Audio: AAC Stereo @ 96 kb/s | 43:39 | 1.01 GB

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