Malcolm Arnold – 4 Scottish Dances & Symphony No. 3 – London Philharmonic Orchestra, Malcolm Arnold (1959/2013) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Malcolm Arnold – 4 Scottish Dances & Symphony No. 3 – London Philharmonic Orchestra, Malcolm Arnold (1959/2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time – 44:26 minutes | 1,49 GB | Genre: Classical
Official Digital Download – Source: HDTracks.com | @ Everest Records
Recorded: November 1958 at the Walthamstow Assembly Hall in London, UK

Malcolm Arnold (1921-2006) was a successful English contemporary composer, known for his musical versatility. He was a renowned professional trumpeter, joining the London Philharmonic Orchestra as third trumpeter in 1941; within a year had graduated to the first chair in the trumpet section.

The Four Scottish Dances were composed early in 1957, and are dedicated to the BBC Light Music Festival. They are all based on original melodies but one, the melody of which was composed by Robert Burns. Arnold’s Symphony No. 3 was composed between 1954 and 1957, is written for normal symphony orchestra without harp or percussion. It is in three movements. The symphony was dedicated to the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Society. (more…)

The Quintet: Jazz At Massey Hall [Original Jazz Classics Remasters] (1956/2012) [Official Digital Download 24bit/192kHz]

The Quintet: Jazz At Massey Hall [Original Jazz Classics Remasters] (1956/2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/192 kHz | Time – 46:38 minutes | 919 MB | Genre: Jazz
Official Digital Download – Source: HDTracks.com | @ Concord Music

Jazz at Massey Hall is an exhilarating live recording from one of, if not the finest quintets ever assembled. This legendary recording features performances by five of jazz’s leading players, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Bud Powell, Charles Mingus and Max Roach. The performance was listed on Guardian’s “50 Greatest Moments in Jazz.” Inducted into the GRAMMY® Hall of Fame, the jam session is widely considered the greatest jazz concert ever.

Reviews

“Sonically, the recording has been improved 150%, thereby improving one of the treasures of the American Jazz Canon.” All About Jazz

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