Conversations Nocturnes

La Femme - Mystere (2016) [Official Digital Download]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by HDV at May 27, 2022
La Femme - Mystere (2016) [Official Digital Download]

La Femme - Mystère (2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44,1 kHz | Time - 71:38 minutes | 829 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

La Femme is a French krautrock and psych-punk rock band established by keyboard player Marlon Magnée and guitarist Sacha Got in Biarritz. Many members joined in later including bass player Sam Lefevre, drummer Noé Delmas and Lucas Nunez from Paris. The group was named La Femme in 2010. The band got to know the lead singer Clémence Quélennec on the internet. Other members include Clara Luciani, Jane Peynot and Marilou Chollet. The band's music is described as synthetic and hypnotic influenced by Velvet Underground, Kraftwerk and mix of coldwave, punk and yéyé. "Mystère" is the band's second full-lenght album.
Gergely Boganyi - Frederic Chopin: The Complete Nocturnes (Remastered) (2022) [Official Digital Download]

Gergely Boganyi - Frederic Chopin: The Complete Nocturnes (Remastered) (2022) [Official Digital Download]
FLAC (tracks), Lossless [24bit-44kHz] +Booklet | 1:52:09 | 862 Mb
Genre: Classical / Label: Stockfisch Records

Gergely Bogányi was so affected by the piano-recordings from Northeim, that he decided spontaneously to play a selection of his Chopin repertoire for Stockfisch-Records. Günter Pauler were quick off the mark and prepared the microphones. During two (night)sessions Gergely Bogányi recorded all of the 21 Nocturnes by Frédéric Chopin - an amazing performance of concentration and musicianship! Gergely Bogányi’s piano playing is really fascinating, because he becomes one with Chopin’s genius.

Stephen Hough - Chopin: Nocturnes (2021)  Music

Posted by delpotro at May 18, 2022
Stephen Hough - Chopin: Nocturnes (2021)

Stephen Hough - Chopin: Nocturnes (2021)
XLD Rip | FLAC (tracks+log+.cue) - 279 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 268 Mb | Digital booklet | 01:51:25
Classical | Label: Hyperion Records

‘Some of the finest operatic arias ever written’ is Stephen Hough’s brilliant characterization of the Nocturnes, one which holds the key to his intensely lyrical interpretations of these most perfect of bel canto masterworks.

Nelson Goerner - Chopin: Nocturnes (2017)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at Oct. 6, 2017
Nelson Goerner - Chopin: Nocturnes (2017)

Nelson Goerner - Chopin: Nocturnes
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 108:01 min | 377 MB
Label: Alpha | Tracks: 21 | Rls.date: 2017

Sophisticated colourist and cerebral virtuoso though he is, Nelson Goerner nevertheless brings out the moments of weakness, the hesitations, the lightning passions in the labyrinth of Chopin’, wrote Diapason on the release of the Preludes in 2015 (Diapason d’Or, Choc de Classica). ‘Serenity’, ‘balance’, ‘clarity’, ‘phrasing’ are the key words that recur in reviews of the discs and concerts of the Argentine pianist, whose fifth solo release on Alpha this is.

Míceál O'Rourke - Field: The Complete Nocturnes (1989)  Music

Posted by tirexiss at Dec. 3, 2019
Míceál O'Rourke - Field: The Complete Nocturnes (1989)

Míceál O'Rourke - Field: The Complete Nocturnes (1989)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 01:29:56 | 315 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Chandos Records | Catalog: 8719

Les compositions de FIELD sont consacrées au piano et préfigure 30 ans après le choix ultérieur de CHOPIN de se consacrer à cet instrument. Les oeuvres de l'Irlandais reflètent fidèlement les principales caractéristiques de son jeu, Spohr, Hummel, Glinka et Liszt témoignèrent de sa délicatesse et de sa vitesse perlée, de son jeu langoureux et apaisant qui remplaçait la vacuité d'une virtuosité à la mode.
Maurizio Pollini - Frederic Chopin: Nocturnes (2005) 2CDs [Re-Up]

Maurizio Pollini - Frédéric Chopin: Nocturnes (2005) 2CDs
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 255 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 218 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | # B0005804-02 GH2 | Time: 01:30:31

Pollini's traversal of Chopin's 19 Nocturnes (he leaves out the pair of posthumous ones) is one of his finest recordings in years. His long-lined yet detailed performances are comparable to the very different ones that have long stood at the pinnacle of recorded sets. Not as serene as Artur Rubinstein's, not as philosophical as Claudio Arrau's, nor as warm as Ivan Moravec's, Pollini's interpretations have their own allure. One is the way he shapes the melodies with a natural flow enhanced by his tonal beauty, less lean and streamlined than his usual way with Romantic music.
Yevgeny Mravinsky, LPO - Jean Sibelius: Symphony No.3 & No.7, 'The Swan of Tuonela'; Claude Debussy: Nocturnes (2016)

Jean Sibelius: Symphony No.3 & No.7, 'The Swan of Tuonela'; Claude Debussy: Nocturnes (2016)
Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra; conducted by Yevgeny Mravinsky

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 354 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 180 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Praga Digitals | # 350 106 | Time: 01:10:53

Sibelius's Symphony No.3 was composed in 1907. It is the link between the romantic intensity of his first two symphonies and the more cold complexity of his later symphonies. Symphony No.7 was completed in 1924 and is notable for having only one movement. The Swan of Tuonela is a tone poem based on the Kalevala epic of Finnish mythology. The Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra and Yevgeny Mravinsky pair these with Debussy's Nocturnes Nos.1 & 2.
Maria Joao Pires, Sinfonia Varsovia, Christopher Warren-Green - Frederic Chopin: Piano Concerto No.2; Nocturnes (2015)

Frédéric Chopin: Piano Concerto No.2 in F Minor, Op.21; Nocturnes (2015)
Maria João Pires, piano; Sinfonia Varsovia; Christopher Warren-Green, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 247 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 179 Mb | Scans ~ 74 Mb
Classical | Label: Narodowy Instytut Fryderyka Chopina | # NIFCCD 040 | 01:15:55

This grande dame of the piano world, possessed of an extraordinarily modest, charming personality – focused on the music, devoted to deeply understanding it – has performed three times during the Chopin and His Europe Festival at the invitation of The Fryderyk Chopin Institute. The recordings on this album come from her concerts in 2010 (when she performed the Piano Concerto in F minor op. 21 with the Sinfonia Varsovia orchestra under the baton of Christopher Warren-Green) and 2014 (when she performed a recital including, among other items, the Nocturnes presented here). A presentation of – by nature – completely different interpretations, which nonetheless form an extraordinarily coherent artistic whole. Superb creations displaying the most beautiful side of pianistic art.
Jenny Lin - Chopin: The Complete Nocturnes (2018) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Jenny Lin - Chopin: The Complete Nocturnes (2018)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 107:25 minutes | 1.57 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front Cover

The night has always been a time of enchantment; it embodies the uncanny, but also the romantic side of human existence. For her new Hänssler release Jenny Lin has selected a program of night pieces that speak to both the sensual and more complex psychological aspects of nocturnal experiences – from Debussy’s "Clair de lune" to Arthur Lourié‘s "A Phoenix Park Nocturne" to Liszt's "Liebestraum" she evokes sounds, dancing, romance, far from everyday experiences, whispering of things hidden from the light of day.

Nelson Freire - Chopin: The Nocturnes (2010)  Music

Posted by tirexiss at Sept. 12, 2018
Nelson Freire - Chopin: The Nocturnes (2010)

Nelson Freire - Chopin: The Nocturnes (2010)
EAC | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 01:42:10 | 320 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Decca | Catalog: 14053

As one of the foremost interpreters of the piano music of Frédéric Chopin, Nelson Freire has a rather small number of all-digital recordings of this oeuvre on CD, most of them recorded for Decca since 2005. This double-disc package of the nocturnes is an excellent example of Freire's artistry, and the expressive lyricism and refined execution that are hallmarks of his playing are fully evident. The 20 nocturnes are among Chopin's most personal and intimate pieces, and Freire treats them all with tender feeling and a melodic sensibility that emphasize the vocal quality of the ornate melodies.