Ensemble Blumina

Elisaveta Blumina - Valentin Silvestrov: Piano Works (2013)  Music

Posted by Designol at April 3, 2024
Elisaveta Blumina - Valentin Silvestrov: Piano Works (2013)

Elisaveta Blumina - Valentin Silvestrov: Piano Works (2013)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 155 Mb | Scans included | Time: 01:05:56
Classical, Contemporary | Label: Grand Piano | # GP639

Piano music is central to Valentin Silvestrov’s output. With its frequent allusions to lingering recollections of the past, this programme presents an overview of various creative periods. It begins with the composer’s reworkings of youthful sketches (Naive Musik), followed by Der Bote (The Messenger) with its beautiful Mozartian theme leading into a sonatina in the style of the 18th century. After recent works from Silvestrov’s self–defined ‘Bagatelle’ period, the recording concludes with the striking Kitschmusik, which engages with the music of Schumann, Chopin and Brahms. The Two Waltzes are dedicated to Elisaveta Blumina.

Elisaveta Blumina - Frid: Piano Works (2021)  Music

Posted by delpotro at June 8, 2021
Elisaveta Blumina - Frid: Piano Works (2021)

Elisaveta Blumina - Frid: Piano Works (2021)
WEB FLAC (tracks) - 181 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 136 Mb | 00:59:13
Classical | Label: Grand Piano

Grigori (Grigory) Samuilovich Frid was a distinguished member of the generation of composers born in Russia just before the Revolution of 1917. Frid’s significant corpus of piano music can trace its lineage to Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky and Stravinsky, and his skill in conjuring entire worlds in music can be heard throughout this recording. His albums of Children’s Pieces are rich in gems that evoke poetic nostalgia, seasonal moods and witty pictorial descriptions that genuinely transcend their didactic purpose. In these world première recordings, distinguished pianist Elisaveta Blumina reveals Frid’s extraordinary character – a gifted composer, pedagogue and artist who lived his life to the full, despite many personal setbacks and difficulties.
Elisaveta Blumina - Frid: Piano Works (2021) [Official Digital Download 24/48]

Elisaveta Blumina - Frid: Piano Works (2021)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | Front Cover | Time - 59:13 minutes | 523 MB
Classical | Label: Grand Piano, Official Digital Download

Grigori (Grigory) Samuilovich Frid was a distinguished member of the generation of composers born in Russia just before the Revolution of 1917. Frid’s significant corpus of piano music can trace its lineage to Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky and Stravinsky, and his skill in conjuring entire worlds in music can be heard throughout this recording.
Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester Berlin, David Robert Coleman & Elisaveta Blumina - Kaufmann: Piano Concerto No. 3 (2024) [24/48]

Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester Berlin, David Robert Coleman & Elisaveta Blumina - Walter Kaufmann: Piano Concerto No. 3; Symphony No. 3; An Indian Symphony; Six Indian Miniatures (2024)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | Front Cover & Digital Booklet | Time - 70:05 minutes | 683 MB
Classical | Label: CPO, Official Digital Download

Who the devil is Walter Kaufmann? Sorry that the cloven-hoofed one is summoned right at the start in a prominent place. But it is true – Armin Kaufmann is an Austrian composer, known at least for the title of one of his orchestral works, Erotikon. Dieter Kaufmann is an Austrian composer, pioneer of electro-acoustic music, co-founder of the society for electro- acoustic music. So far, so good.
Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester Berlin, David Robert Coleman & Elisaveta Blumina - Walter Kaufmann: Piano Concerto No. 3 (2024)

Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester Berlin, David Robert Coleman & Elisaveta Blumina - Walter Kaufmann: Piano Concerto No. 3; Symphony No. 3; An Indian Symphony; Six Indian Miniatures (2024)
WEB FLAC (tracks) - 288 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 165 Mb | Digital booklet | 01:10:05
Classical | Label: CPO

Who the devil is Walter Kaufmann? Sorry that the cloven-hoofed one is summoned right at the start in a prominent place. But it is true – Armin Kaufmann is an Austrian composer, known at least for the title of one of his orchestral works, Erotikon. Dieter Kaufmann is an Austrian composer, pioneer of electro-acoustic music, co-founder of the society for electro- acoustic music. So far, so good.

Elisaveta Blumina - Memories from Home (2020)  Music

Posted by varrock at Jan. 17, 2020
Elisaveta Blumina - Memories from Home (2020)

Elisaveta Blumina - Memories from Home (2020)
WEB FLAC (tracks+booklet) - 319 MB | Tracks: 49 | 80:00 min
Style: Classical | Label: Dreyer Gaido

Elisaveta Blumina prefers playing character pieces. This may be because, even as a child, she was attracted to the ballet and her most fervent wish was to become a ballerina. This wish was never to be fulfilled (You are too tall, they said at the ballet school, but it had a significant impact in her understanding of music: Through the perception of dance, of movements and the characters involved, she can get a better feeling for the music. The fundamental reason for the choice of repertoire on this album was that the works by Scriabin, Prokofiev, Weinberg, Frid and Kancheli also, for her, represent a retrospective connection to her home country.
Huelgas Ensemble, Jos van Immerseel & Paul Van Nevel - Max Reger: Melancholy (Vocal Works) (2024) [Digital Download 24/96]

Huelgas Ensemble, Jos van Immerseel & Paul Van Nevel - Max Reger: Melancholy (Vocal Works) (2024)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Front Cover | Time - 50:01 minutes | 821 MB
Classical, Choral | Label: deutsche harmonia mundi, Official Digital Download

This album features the works of German Romantic composer Max Reger by the Woergas Ensemble, which has made numerous rediscoveries in medieval and Renaissance polyphonic music over the past 50 years. Led by choral work specialist Paul van Nervel, the ensemble departs from the usual repertoire of ancient music to explore Reger's vocal music. Max Reger (1873-1916) is a composer best known for his symphonies and organ works, but his vocal music has been largely ignored.
Sollazzo Ensemble, Anna Danilevskaia - Le cueur vous demeure: Leuven Chansonnier, Vol. 3 & 4 (2024)

Sollazzo Ensemble, Anna Danilevskaia - Le cueur vous demeure: Leuven Chansonnier, Vol. 3 & 4 (2024)
FLAC (tracks), Lossless +Booklet | 1:42:06 | 456 Mb
Genre: Classical

Avec ce double album, Anna Danilevskaia, violiste virtuose, et son Ensemble Sollazzo concluent l'enregistrement du Manuscrit de Louvain. L'exceptionnelle découverte, en 2015, de ce manuscrit émanant du centre de la France et daté approximativement de 1475 enrichit et renouvelle notre connaissance de la chanson de langue française du milieu du XVe siècle. En effet, sur les 49 chansons séculières qu'il rassemble, 12 ne figurent dans aucune autre source. Si aucune indication d'auteur ne figure dans le manuscrit, les chercheurs ont pu, par recoupements, attribuer nombre d'entre elles à des compositeurs déjà connus ; d'autres restent anonymes. Ce sont bien sûr des chansons d'amour, ballades, lais et virelais. Dominent naturellement dans cet album des compositeurs franco-flamands de la cour des ducs de Bourgogne, comme Antoine Busnois, Hayne van Ghizeghem, Gilles Binchois, ou encore l'Anglais Robert Morton. Mais on y trouve aussi des chansons d'autres compositeurs nordiques ayant oeuvré pour la cour des rois de France, comme Firminus Caron et Johannes Ockeghem, ainsi qu'un représentant de la « contenance angloise », Walter Frye. Ainsi qu’un certain Barbingant dont on ne sait rien d'autre que son « Au travail suis » fut la base d'une messe parodique d'Ockeghem. L’Ensemble Sollazzo nous aura offert de ce manuscrit richement enluminé une lecture passionnante, fraîche, variée, éclatante, osée mais convaincante. (Marc Galand)

Huelgas Ensemble - Max Reger: Melancholy (Vocal Works) (2024)  Music

Posted by ciklon5 at April 18, 2024
Huelgas Ensemble - Max Reger: Melancholy (Vocal Works) (2024)

Huelgas Ensemble - Max Reger: Melancholy (Vocal Works) (2024)
FLAC (tracks), Lossless | 50:01 | 195 Mb
Genre: Classical

Seit über einem halben Jahrhundert gilt das von Paul Van Nevel gegründete Huelgas Ensemble als eines der weltbesten Vokalensembles für Alte Musik. Nach zahllosen, preisgekrönten Aufnahmen mit Werken aus dem Mittelalter und der Renaissance widmen sie sich mit Max Reger (1873-1916) erstmals ausschließlich einem Komponisten aus der Spätromantik.Reger ist wahrscheinlich am besten für seine symphonischen und Orgelwerke bekannt, während sein Vokalrepertoire weitgehend in Vergessenheit geraten ist. Zu Unrecht, wie Paul van Nevel meint, denn er ist ein großer Fan der polyphonen Musik Max Regers. Mit dieser Aufnahme demonstriert er eindrücklich, welche Intensität, Tiefe, Vielfalt und Qualität Regers Musik bietet.
Marco Angioloni & Ensemble Contraste - Dolce Vita: French and Italian Songs & Chansons (1932-1956) (2024) [24/96]

Marco Angioloni & Ensemble Contraste - Dolce Vita: French and Italian Songs & Chansons (1932-1956) (2024)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Front Cover & Digital Booklet | Time - 48:30 minutes | 888 MB
Classical, Vocal | Label: Glossa, Official Digital Download

For as long as I can remember, I have loved and admired France, and especially the city of Paris – ever since my first visit as a young boy: I was captivated by the powerful charm of the country to the point of falling in love with it and later settling there. And today, after living there for over a decade, I still feel the same sense of wonder for this city. In this album, I pay homage to my two homelands with a selection of pieces and songs that grasp the essence of the 20th century, from the period between the two wars and in the 1950's.