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Tchaikovsky - Serenade in C / Bartok - Divertimento - Roman Simovic, LSO String Ensemble (2014) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/96kHz

Сomposer: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840–1893), Béla Bartók (1881–1945)
Artist: Roman Simovic, LSO String Ensemble
Title: Tchaikovsky- Serenade in C / Bartók- Divertimento
Genre: Classical
Label: © LSO Live
Release Date: 2014
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 96kHz/24bit
Source: hyperion-records.co.uk
Duration: 55 minutes 47 seconds
Recorded live in DSD, 27 October 2013 at the Barbican, London

The LSO’s magnificent string sound is world renowned and this recording marks the LSO Live debut of the LSO String Ensemble, led by LSO Leader Roman Simovic, who directs a performance of the much loved Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings, together with Bartók’s Divertimento.
The Serenade has proved to be one of Tchaikovsky’s most enduringly popular works, a piece he described as being “passionately in love with”. Inspired in part by Mozart, its elegant music weaves Russian folk-song, and a fine example of the composer’s beloved Waltz, with an elegiac musical centrepiece.
Also featured on this release is Bartók’s Divertimento, one of the composer’s last works before leaving Europe for exile in the US. The Divertimento is a highly original work in its own unique idiom, contrasting two buoyant and light-hearted movements with a sombre Adagio in four sections.
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Spark - Wild Territories (2015) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/44.1kHz

Сomposer: Various
Artist: Spark
Title: Wild Territories
Genre: Classical, Modern
Label: © Edel Germany GmbH
Release Date: 2015
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 44,1kHz/24bit
Source: highresaudio.com
Duration: 01:00:02
Recorded: Kleine Audiowelt, Sandhausen between september 2013 and august 2014

The ECHO-winning group Spark pursues the logical development of its wholly personal sound in the space between Post Classical, Minimal music and Avant-garde. Virtuosic and unfettered, the five young musicians move between the poles of contrasting musical worlds and eras and forge tradition and innovation into a thrilling new sonic experience attuned to the zeitgeist. The album title tells a story. These are five young artists determined to chart virgin musical territory, confound convention and give free rein to their imagination. Together they conjure up a luxuriant rainforest that spreads its fronds from baroque times to the present day.
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Sonya Yoncheva - Paris, mon amour (2015) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/96kHz

Composers: Various
Artist: Sonya Yoncheva
Title: Paris, mon amour
Genre: Classical, Opera
Label: © Sony Classical
Release Date: 2015
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 96kHz/24bit
Source: HDTracks
Duration: 55:37
Recorded at the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía, Valencia, January 17, 2014 - January 20, 2014 & January 23, 2014.

The Bulgarian soprano Sonya Yoncheva is a rising star in the opera world. First prize-winner at Placido Domingo's Operalia competition in 2010, she made her Met Opera debut as Gilda in Rigoletto, garnering praise from The New York Times: "She brought lovely stage presence and a sumptuous, penetrating voice to her performance. Ms. Yoncheva has such vocal glamour."
Her debut album, Paris, mon amour, focuses on music of 19th-century Paris as an homage to the Belle Époque era, with arias from of the most beautiful operas set in Paris or by French composers.
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Slipknot - Iowa (2001/2014) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/96kHz

Artist: Slipknot
Title: Iowa
Genre: Rock, Alternative Metal, Heavy Metal, Rap-Metal, Nü Metal
Label: © Roadrunner Records
Release Date: 2001/2014
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 96kHz/24bit
Source: HDTracks
Duration: 01:06:21
Recorded: 2001 at Sound City Studios and Sound Image in Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California

Iowa is the second studio album by American heavy metal band Slipknot. Produced by Ross Robinson and Slipknot, the album was originally relased on August 28, 2001 after great anticipation. Iowa premiered in the top ten album charts in nine countries and was very well-received by critics. John Mulvey of Yahoo called the album and band " The final, absolute triumph of alternative metal." It peaked at #1 in the UK & Canada, and at #3 on the US Billboard 200 chart. It has been certified Platinum by the RIAA.
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Dmitry Shostakovich - Symphony No. 7 ‘Leningrad’ - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Vasily Petrenko (2013) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/96kHz

Сomposer: Dmitry Shostakovich (1906-1975)
Artist: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Vasily Petrenko
Title: Symphony No. 7 ‘Leningrad’, Op. 60 (1941)
Genre: Classical
Label: © Naxos Right US, Inc.
Release Date: 2013
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 96kHz/24bit
Source: HDTracks
Duration: 79:15
Recorded: Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, England, from 1st to 3rd June, 2012

Three weeks after the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941, Shostakovich volunteered with the Home Guard in Leningrad. As the siege of the city intensified, he worked on his Seventh Symphony, completing three movements before being forced to leave Leningrad and travel east by train. The work was completed in December that year. Initially he gave each movement a programmatic title, but later withdrew them, leaving this epic work as an emblem of heroic defiance in the face of conflict and crisis: ‘I dedicate my Seventh Symphony to our struggle against fascism, to our coming victory over the enemy, to my native city, Leningrad.’
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Norah Jones - Not Too Late (2006/2012) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/192kHz

Artist: Norah Jones
Title: Not Too Late
Genre: Jazz, Alternative/Indie Rock, Jazz Blues, Singer/Songwriter, Vocal Jazz
Label: © Blue Note Records
Release Date: 2002/2012 Remaster
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 192kHz/24bit
Source: HDTracks
Duration: 45:19
Recorded: 2005–2006 at The Coop, NYC and Brooklyn Recording, NY
Remastered at New York’s legendary Sterling Sound by Norah Jones’ longtime mastering engineer Greg Calbi, Not Too Late was remastered from the original analog mix tapes in 192kHz/24 bit and 96kHz/24 bit audio.

Norah Jones’ third studio album, Not Too Late, is an understated masterpiece from one of music’s greatest singer/songwriters. The album follows the success of her first two albums, Come Away with Me and Feels Like Home, which combined have sold over 27 million copies worldwide. The album, which features only self-penned material, finds Jones branching out and developing her signature crooner sound. The album highlighted by her extraordinary artistic growth is eloquently sung and immaculately performed. The outing topped Billboard’s Top 200 and featured the hit single, “Thinking About You.” This transitional effort is easily one of her most compelling and personal albums to date.
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Norah Jones - Feels Like Home (2004/2012) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/192kHz

Artist: Norah Jones
Title: Feels Like Home
Genre: Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Singer/Songwriter, Torch Songs, Jazz Blues
Label: © Blue Note Records
Release Date: 2002/2012 Remaster
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 192kHz/24bit
Source: HDTracks
Duration: 46:16
Recorded: Allaire Studios, Shokan NY and Avatar Studios, Sear Sound, and Sorcerer Sound, NYC
Remastered at New York’s legendary Sterling Sound by Norah Jones’ longtime mastering engineer Greg Calbi, Not Too Late was remastered from the original analog mix tapes in 192kHz/24 bit and 96kHz/24 bit audio.

Feels Like Home is the sophomore follow-up to Norah Jones’ chart-topping, multi-Platinum, GRAMMY® Award-winning debut, Come Away with Me. Producer Arif Mardin and Norah Jones followed the same formula producing a renowned counter-part to her breakthrough album. Feels Like Home features guest collaborators, Garth Hudson, Dolly Parton and Levon Helm. Led by the intimate hit single, “Sunrise” the album topped the Billboard charts. This effortless blend of jazz, soul and country music is supported by Jones’ enthralling vocals and inspired piano playing.
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Norah Jones - Come Away With Me (2002/2012) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/192kHz

Artist: Norah Jones
Title: Come Away With Me
Genre: Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Singer/Songwriter, Torch Songs, Jazz Blues
Label: © Blue Note Records
Release Date: 2002/2012 Remaster
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 192kHz/24bit
Source: HDTracks
Duration: 45:04
Recorded: 2001; Sorcerer Sound, New York City; Allaire Studios, Shokan
Remastered at New York’s legendary Sterling Sound by Norah Jones’ longtime mastering engineer Greg Calbi, Not Too Late was remastered from the original analog mix tapes in 192kHz/24 bit and 96kHz/24 bit audio.

Come Away with Me is the breakthrough, chart-topping debut from admired singer-songwriter, Norah Jones. The album is infused with elements of acoustic pop, jazz, folk and soul. The critically acclaimed album topped various “Album of the Year” charts and won eight GRAMMY® Awards including Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Album, Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance. Included on the album are some of Norah’s biggest hits including “Come Away with Me” and “Don’t Know Why.” The album of immaculate progressions and evocative lyrics is a perfect representation of Jones’ alluring talents.
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Ozzy Osbourne - Blizzard Of Ozz (1980/2011) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/96kHz

Artist: Ozzy Osbourne
Title: Blizzard Of Ozz
Genre: Rock, British Metal, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal
Label: © Epic Records
Release Date: 1980/2011
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 96kHz/24bit
Source: HDTracks
Duration: 50:49
Recorded: March 22 - April 19, 1980; mixed May 5 - 20, 1980 at Ridge Farm Studios

Blizzard of Ozz is Ozzy Osbourne's debut solo album. The record was originally released in 1980, a year after the heavy metal vocalist was dismissed from Black Sabbath. The record had major commercial success, was certified 4x Platinum in the U.S. The single "Crazy Train" peaked at number 9 on Billboard's track list and has since become one of Osbourne's signature songs.
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New York Polyphony - Sing thee Nowell (2014) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/96kHz

Сomposer: Various
Artist: New York Polyphony
Title: Sing thee Nowell
Genre: Classical, Vocal
Label: © BIS Records AB
Release Date: 2014
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 96kHz/24bit
Source: eclassical.com
Duration: 71:05
Recorded: March 2014 at the Chapel at The American Boychoir School, Princeton New Jersey, USA

Nowell, Nowel, Noel – on their new release, Sing thee Nowell, New York Polyphony sing of and to the birth of Christ. They do so in a typically sophisticated programme which fuses the ancient with the modern into a seamless whole: seven centuries of Christmas passes before the listener, with new works composed for these performers by Michael McGlynn, Andrew Smith and John Scott alongside traditional medieval and Renaissance carols and motets by Clemens ‘non Papa’, Philippe Verdelot and Tomás Luis de Victoria. The wide-ranging sequence is anchored by Richard Rodney Bennett’s Five Carols, in which the sopranos Sarah Brailey and Elizabeth Baber Weaver join the four members of New York Polyphony in celebrating ‘the joyful birth’ and in praising ‘Mary mild’. The wondrous events related to the Nativity and the joy they bring to mankind naturally dominate, but intimations of Christ’s death on the cross also surface in the course of the disc, as in Peter Warlock’s Bethlehem Down: ‘they will clothe him in grave-sheets, myrrh for embalming, and wood for a crown.’ Formed in 2006, New York Polyphony has rapidly emerged as one of the leading vocal chamber ensembles, applying a distinctly modern touch to repertoire that ranges from austere medieval melodies to cutting-edge contemporary compositions. Two previous recordings for BIS have received critical acclaim, including a Grammy nomination for the 2013 release Times go by Turns, interleaving masses by Byrd and Tallis with works from the 21st century.’
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