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Jan Lisiecki – Chopin: Etudes (2013) [HRA 24-96]

Jan Lisiecki – Chopin – Etudes (2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time – 01:00:15 minutes | 895 MB | Genre: Classical
Official Digital Download – Source: highresaudio.com | Label: Deutsche Grammophon
Recorded: January 2013, The Royal Conservatory Of Music, Toronto, Canada

The incredible Jan Lisiecki performs both cycles of Chopin’s virtuosic Études. This is the second Deutsche Grammophon release from the young Canadian pianist, and his first-ever studio recital album

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Jean-Philippe Collard – Chopin: Preludes & Piano Sonata No. 2 (2013) [Qobuz 24-96]

Frederic Chopin – Preludes & Piano Sonata No. 2 – Jean-Philippe Collard (2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time – 00:58:01 minutes | 890 MB | Genre: Classical
Official Digital Download – Source: Qobuz | Label: La Dolce Volta
Recorded: 9-11 avril 2013, Paris (Paroisse protestante luthérienne « Bon-Secours »)

It has taken him decades to feel comfortable with the composer. Today he is confident in his approach to this repertory and has no qualms about his interpretative options. Chopin’s music gives him two very powerful impressions. First of all, it interprets the sensation of being in love, an aspect he finds fascinating. Moreover, his language speeds up the process of communication between artist and audience.

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Samson Francois – Chopin: Etudes, Op.10 & 25 (2011 Remaster) (1966/2012) [HDTracks 24bit/96kHz]

Samson Francois – Chopin: Etudes, Op.10 & 25 (2011 – Remaster) (1966/2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time – 1:06:53 minutes | 708 MB | Genre: Classical
Official Digital Download – Source: HDTracks.com | Label: Warner Classics/Erato

Accomplished pianist Samson Francois interprets masterworks by Chopin. His execution is powerful and precise, driven by his sophisticated intellect. Francois moves effortlessly through these demanding works producing a spine-tingling experience that exudes pianism at its finest. A must have for any collection.

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Samson Francois – Chopin: Preludes, Op.28; 4 Impromptus (1959/2012) [HDTracks 24-96]

Samson Francois – Chopin: Preludes, Op.28; 4 Impromptus (1959/2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time – 54:16 minutes | 867 MB | Genre: Classical
Official Digital Download – Source: HDTracks.com | Label: Warner Classics/Erato

Esteemed pianist Samson Francois interprets pieces by Chopin. His performance is poised, powerful and exhilarating, driven by his deep appreciation for Chopin’s works. With astounding sound quality, Francois exudes pianism at its finest. A definitive collection for any audiophile.

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Krystian Zimerman, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Carlo Maria Giulini – Chopin: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 (1978/79/2002) [HighResAudio 24-96]

Frederic Chopin – Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 – Krystian Zimerman, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Carlo Maria Giulini (1978/79/2002)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time – 01:12:30 minutes | 1,22 GB | Genre: Classical
Official Digital Download – Source: highresaudio.com | Label: Deutsche Grammophon
Recorded: November 1978, Music Centre, Los Angeles; November 1979, Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles

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Charles Trenet – The 100 Greatest Hits (2014) [Qobuz 24-96]

Charles Trenet – The 100 Greatest Hits (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time – 04:45:15 minutes | 2,8 GB | Genre: Rock
Studio Master, Official Digital Download  | Source: Qobuz | Label: BNF Collection

Louis Charles Auguste Claude Trenet, known as Charles Trenet, was a French singer and songwriter. He was most famous for his recordings from the late 1930s until the mid-1950s, though his career continued through the 1990s. In an era in which it was unusual for singers to write their own material, Trenet wrote prolifically and declined to record any but his own songs.

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Charles Lloyd Quartet – Mirror (2010) [Qobuz 24-88,2]

Charles Lloyd Quartet – Mirror (2010)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/88.2 kHz | Time – 01:13:13 minutes | 1,43 GB | Genre: Jazz
Official Digital Download – Source: Qobuz | Label: ECM

Charles Lloyd has always led exceptional bands, and this is one of the finest. Following on from the live “Rabo de Nube” which won both the Readers and Critics Polls of Jazz Times, here is a studio album from the quartet with Jason Moran, Reuben Rogers and Eric Harland. Familiar material is reappraised and transformed in this session recorded in California in December 2009.

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Charles Lloyd & Jason Moran – Hagar’s Song (2013) [HDTracks 24-96]

Charles Lloyd & Jason Moran – Hagar’s Song (2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time – 68:25 minutes | 1,29 GB | Genre: Jazz
Official Digital Download – Source: HDTracks | Digital booklet

Hagar’s Song, the latest album from long-time ECM luminary Charles Lloyd, is a thrilling duo recording with Jason Moran. The pianist was a key member of Lloyd’s latter-day quartet, performing on the albums Rabo de Nube, Mirror and Athens Concert. This stunning new release features pieces dear to Lloyd including compositions by Billy Strayhorn, Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, Bob Dylan and Brian Wilson. The centerpiece on the album is the title suite, dedicated to Lloyd’s great-great-grandmother.

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