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BBC Philharmonic, Rumon Gamba - Malcolm Arnold: Ballet Music (2009) (Repost)

BBC Philharmonic, Rumon Gamba - Malcolm Arnold: Ballet Music (2009)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 76:14 | 327 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Chandos Records | Catalog: CHAN 10550

Ballet is not a form for which British composers are generally known, but this CD includes four dance works by Malcolm Arnold: two of the composer's complete shorter ballets, Rinaldo and Armida and Electra, as well as suites from two of his longer ballets, Homage to the Queen and Sweeny Todd, performed with impressive enthusiasm by the BBC Philharmonic under Rumon Gamba and recorded in imposed digital sound by Chandos.
Benjamin Wallfisch, Chieko Baisho - Gamba: Ganba to nakamatachi. Original Soundtrack (2015)

Benjamin Wallfisch, Chieko Baisho - Gamba: Ganba to nakamatachi. Original Soundtrack (2015)
EAC Rip | FLAC, TRACKS+CUE, LOG, Scans | 01:07:44 | 339.09 MB
Score | Varèse Sarabande

The Adventures of Gamba, was a book of children's literature published in 1972. It’s a grand adventure story of a small mouse and hero and the much-loved tale has now become an epic animated motion picture.

Benjamin Wallfisch is one of the most exciting new names in film music! His music has been heard in such films as Desert Dancer, Hours and Summer In February. Now his magnificent orchestral score for the Japanese animated film Gamba comes to CD! This is a grand symphonic adventure, written it the great tradition of the classics and recorded with the Chamber Orchestra of London at Abbey Road Studios.
Susanne Heinrich -  Mr Abel’s Fine Airs - Carl Friedrich Abel: Music for solo viola da gamba (2007)

Susanne Heinrich - Mr Abel’s Fine Airs - Carl Friedrich Abel: Music for solo viola da gamba (2007)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 341 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 179 Mb | Artwork included
Genre: Classical | Label: Hyperion | # CDA67628 | Time: 01:17:46

Carl Friedrich Abel (1723–1787) was a contemporary of J C Bach, and a fashionable performer and promoter in London in the eighteenth century. By that time the viola da gamba was a rarity, but Abel’s performances sparked a revival of interest among performers and audiences. The works recorded on this disc (six of which have never been previously recorded) can be seen as musical expositions of sensibility, inhabiting the same tragic world as the gamba solos in J S Bach’s Passions. Abel’s contemporary Charles Burney commented on the musician’s ability to ‘breathe’ the notes as he played them, and this extraordinary sensitivity is present too in the beautiful playing of Susanne Heinrich.
Jonathan Manson, Trevor Pinnock - J.S. Bach: Sonatas for Viola da Gamba and Harpsichord (2006)

Jonathan Manson, Trevor Pinnock - J.S. Bach: Sonatas for Viola da Gamba and Harpsichord (2006)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 59:36 | 454 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: AVIE | Catalog: AV2093

The first thing to strike the listener about these 2006 Avie recordings of Bach's Sonata for viola da gamba and harpsichord will be how loud they are. While neither instrument is noted for its power to project, the instruments are recorded so closely here as to be gargantuan in these recordings by Jonathan Manson and Trevor Pinnock. After adjusting the volume, the second thing to strike the listener will be how brilliantly played they are.
Arnaud De Pasquale & Lucile Boulanger - Bach: Sonate a Cembalo e Viola da Gamba (2012) {Alpha}

Arnaud De Pasquale & Lucile Boulanger - Bach: Sonate a Cembalo e Viola da Gamba (2012) {Alpha}
EAC 1.3 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 554MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 159MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Classical

Imagined as a concert that Bach could have instigated, this disc explores the Cantor ‘s art of transcription and reveals the wealth of influences which the Germanic empire was exposed to in the first half of the eighteenth century. Going back and forth between fantasy and counterpoint, between German and Italian styles, Bach makes these forms and styles his own and thus plays with the rich sound pallets of the viola da gamba and the harpsichord. This album is the first recorded by two rising stars whose tremendous energy and complicity has conferred greater depth to this concert.
Lucile Boulanger, Arnaud de Pasquale - Bach C.P.E., Graun, Hesse: Trios For Fortepiano & Viola Da Gamba (2015) [24/96]

Lucile Boulanger, Arnaud de Pasquale - Bach C.P.E., Graun, Hesse: Trios For Fortepiano & Viola Da Gamba (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 71:36 minutes | 1.40 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

For this second recording as a duo, Lucile Boulanger and Arnaud de Pasquale propose a journey to 18th-century Germany, in the marvelous setting of the Sans Souci palace where Frederick II of Prussia had established his court.
Jordi Savall & Ton Koopman - J.S. Bach - Die Sonaten für Viola da gamba und Cembalo (2000) {Alia Vox AV9812}

Jordi Savall & Ton Koopman - J.S. Bach - Die Sonaten für Viola da gamba und Cembalo (2000) {Alia Vox AV9812}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 347 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 137 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 73 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2000 Alia Vox | AVSA 9812
Classical / Baroque / Chamber Music

It is 22 years since Savall and Koopman first recorded the Bach gamba sonatas, in the days when Koopman still looked like he should have been presenting The Old Grey Whistle Test. This release for Savall's own Alia Vox label, however, is right up to date, a tame-haired Koopman and an amazingly unaltered Savall having set them down at the beginning of this year. The recording's quick turnaround is a fitting reflection of the state of the musical relationship that has obtained between these two ever since they first performed together in 1970 after only half an hour's rehearsal. Make no mistake, these Bach performances are right in the slot.
Dietmar Berger - The Berlin Gamba Book: Chorale Varations (2015) 2CDs

Dietmar Berger - The Berlin Gamba Book: Chorale Varations (2015) 2CDs
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 655 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 267 Mb | Artwork included
Genre: Classical | Label: Naxos | # 8.573392-93 | Time: 01:54:46

This recording presents the chorale variations for solo viola da gamba by an anonymous 17th-century master, collected in the so-called Berlin Gamba Book. Only the initials of the arranger—‘J.R.’—are known, but this was clearly someone of passion and discernment who transformed hymns into instrumental music which preserves the solemnity and gravitas of the originals. Dietmar Berger’s recording of the Manchester Gamba Book (8.572863-64) was acclaimed as ‘a considerable achievement by any standard’ (Gramophone).
Bassorilievi - Telemann: Trios & Quartets with Transverse Flute and Viola da gamba (2015) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Bassorilievi - Telemann: Trios & Quartets with Transverse Flute and Viola da gamba (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 76:19 minutes | 1.41 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

This program of Trios and Quartets reveals Telemann as an accomplished and fastidious craftsman, with an acute sense of effective colour and an ability to blend stylistically divergent features into a fluent and satisfying whole. The performances by Bassorilievi are characteristically energetic and stylish.
Bassorilievi - Telemann: Trios & Quartets with Transverse Flute and Viola da gamba (2015)

Bassorilievi - Telemann: Trios & Quartets with Transverse Flute and Viola da gamba
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 76:19 min | 390 MB
Label: Deutsche Harmonia Mundi | Tracks: 33 | Rls.date: 2015

This program of Trios and Quartets reveals Telemann as an accomplished and fastidious craftsman, with an acute sense of effective colour and an ability to blend stylistically divergent features into a fluent and satisfying whole. The performances by Bassorilievi are characteristically energetic and stylish.