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Darden Purcell - Where The Blue Begins (2016)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at Oct. 28, 2016
Darden Purcell - Where The Blue Begins (2016)

Darden Purcell - Where The Blue Begins (2016)
Vocal Jazz | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 00:53:51 | 125 MB
Label: Armored Records | Release Year: 2016

Darden Purcell's highly anticipated second CD, Where the Blue Begins, masterfully showcases her honey and spice drenched voice, artistic sophistication, and vocal maturity. From her adept navigation of intricate lines on "Destination Moon" to her delicate interpretation of "Stairway to the Stars," Where the Blue Begins demonstrates Purcell is a musical "tour de force."

Purcell - The Fairy Queen (Nicholas Kok) (2001/1995)  Music

Posted by Vilboa at Oct. 19, 2016
Purcell - The Fairy Queen (Nicholas Kok) (2001/1995)

Purcell - The Fairy Queen (Nicholas Kok) (2001/1995)
PAL 16:9 (720x576) VBR | English (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | 6.94 Gb (DVD9) | 134 min
Classical | Arthaus Musik | Sub: Francais, Deutsch, Espanol

The new production of Purcell's The Fairy Queen launched in 1995 by the English National Opera (ENO) was received with great enthusiasm by both the public and musical press. This atmospheric production was prepared by David Pountney, Robert Israel created the stage set, Dunya Ramicova was responsible for costume design and Quinny Sacks was responsible for the choreography of the dance roles as well as the numerous breathtaking ballet scenes. Under the musical direction of Nicholas Kok, the English National Orchestra played a baroque music which was as crystal clear as it was expressively infectious. Next to outstanding performers of the dancing roles such as Puck (Simon Rice) and the Indian boy (Arthur Pita), an entire armada of excellent singers was summoned up such as one seldom experiences together on the baroque opera stage. These included Yvonne Kenny as Titania, Thomas Randle as Oberon and Richard Van Allan as King Theseus. Jonathan Best, with his comic portrayal of the drunken poet, was loved by the audience and praised highly by the press, while other singers like Michael Chance, Mary Hegarthy, Janis Kelly, Marc Le Brocq and Christopher Ross all contributed their talents to produce an unusual musical theatre experience that has been masterfully preserved on this DVD.
Mozart - Requiem K.626, Kyrie K.341 (Philippe Herreweghe) [1997]

Mozart - Requiem K.626, Kyrie K.341 (Philippe Herreweghe) [1997]
Classical | EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG | Harmonia Mundi | Covers
HMX 2901620 | Covers | Scans | TT: 53’57 | 280.7 MB

Mozart's Requeim is another masterpiece where he unleashes his overwhelming genius, which even his jealous contemporaries could not not find words for other than "divine". At the same time, it is also a subject of great controversy as to how the unfinished portions should have been completed (serious listeners should try to learn more about how Sussmayr completed the work and how his work is criticized). Whatever the case, this is unquestionably one of the greatest works of art ever created by man….
The Parley of Instruments, Mark Caudle - The Noble Bass Viol: From Purcell To Handel  (1999)

The Parley of Instruments, Mark Caudle - The Noble Bass Viol (1999)
Purcell, Bocchi, Conti, Corelli, Draghi, Finger, Gorton, Hely, Handel

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 362 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 189 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Hyperion | # CDA67088 | Time: 01:17:58

The viol consort was introduced to England in the early sixteenth century and was mainstay of domestic music until the middle of the seventeenth century. After the Restoration of Charles II to the throne in 1660, things rapidly changed with the rise in popularity of the violin amongst court musical lfe and amateurs. Composers soon ceased to contribute to the viol consort repertory, with some of Purcell's contemporaries such as Roger North regretting the change. North acknowledged that the violin was 'very excellent in it's kind', but thought that the 'noble Base Viol' embodied all its 'sublimitys'. As North recognised, the viol was not entirely supplanted by the violin in the Restoration period. The bass viol remained in use as a continuo instrument in chamber music until the early eighteenth century, and the instrument acquired a new repertory of solos, duet and trios with continuo. This recording is a survey of this little-known but rewarding repertory.
"Frontiers in Decadal Climate Variability" rap. by Amanda Purcell and Nancy Huddleston

"Frontiers in Decadal Climate Variability" by Amanda Purcell and Nancy Huddleston
Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate; Ocean Studies Board; Division on Earth and Life Studies; National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
NAS Press | 2016 | ISBN: 0309444616 9780309444613 | 92 pages | PDF | 10 MB

This volume is dedicated to understanding climate variability on the decadal timescale to examine variability in Earth’s climate on decadal timescales, defined as 10 to 30 years. Ocean and climate scientists reviewed the state of the science of decadal climate variability and its relationship to rates of human-caused global warming, and they explored opportunities for improvement in modeling and observations and assessing knowledge gaps.

Philippe Herreweghe - Antonin Dvorak: Requiem (2015)  Music

Posted by peotuvave at May 5, 2016
Philippe Herreweghe - Antonin Dvorak: Requiem (2015)

Philippe Herreweghe - Antonin Dvorak: Requiem (2015)
EAC Rip | Flac (Image + cue + log) | 361 MB | MP3 320Kbps CBR | 221 MB | 2 CDs | Full Scans
Genre: Classical | Label: Phi | Catalog Number: 16

The Collegium Vocale Gent, the Royal Flemish Philharmonic and Philippe Herreweghe join forces once again for a monument of the sacred choral repertoire: Antonín Dvorák’s Requiem, Op. 89. This work, dating from 1890, is one of those that marked a new phase
Purcell - Odes for Saint Cecilia’s Day (Philippe Herreweghe) [1998]

Purcell - Odes for Saint Cecilia’s Day (Philippe Herreweghe) [1998]
Classical | EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG | Scans
Harmonia Mundi | HMC 901643 | 1cd, 299.64 MB

The odes that Purcell wrote for annual concerts in honor of St. Cecilia (the patron saint of music) are among his most celebrated works. Chief among them is Hail! Bright Cæcilia, which calls for the "Warb'ling Lute … airy Violin … Am'rous Flute," and all the Harmony of War," along with chorus and a bevy of soloists, to demonstrate their prowess… –Matthew Westphal
Beethoven - Collegium Vocale Gent / Herreweghe - Missa Solemnis in D major Op. 123 (1995, Harmoni Mundi # HMX 2901557) [RE-UP]

Ludwig van Beethoven - Missa Solemnis in D major Op. 123
Collegium Vocale Gent - Orchestre Des Champs-Élysées - Philippe Herreweghe
EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 312 MB | Full Artwork | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: Harmoni Mundi # HMX 2901557 | Country/Year: France 1995
Genre: Classical | Style: Classical Period

…And Herreweghe himself is actually an apt interpreter of the work. Not only does he have a knack for bringing out better than the best in his performers, but he actually seems to believe in the spiritual and sublime essence of the work, a very, very rare quality in any conductor these days…
Henry Purcell - Ten Sonatas in Four Parts - Retrospect Trio (2009)

Henry Purcell - Ten Sonatas in Four Parts - Retrospect Trio (2009)
EAC Rip | Flac (Image + cue + log) | 379 MB | MP3 320Kbps CBR | 177 MB | 1 CD | Full Scans
Genre: Classical | Label: Linn Records | Catalog Number: 332

This release marks a new collaboration between Linn Records and Retrospect Ensemble. Released to celebrate the 350th anniversary of the birth of “Henry Purcell: Ten Sonata’s in Four Parts”, is performed by Retrospect Trio, a group formed under the umbrella of the larger Retrospect brand. The release date will coincide with the launch of Retrospect, formerly known as The King’s Consort.

Voces8, Les Inventions - A Purcell Collection (2014)  

Posted by peotuvave at July 29, 2015
Voces8, Les Inventions - A Purcell Collection (2014)

Voces8, Les Inventions - A Purcell Collection (2014)
EAC Rip | Flac (Tracks + cue + log) | 311 MB | MP3 320Kbps CBR | 170 MB | 1 CD | Full Scans
Genre: Classical | Label: Signum U.k. | Catalog Number: 375

The young, virtuoso a cappella ensemble VOCES8 return to disc on Signum with a sumptuous collection of early works by Henry Purcell, one of England’s greatest composers. Joined by the specialist early music ensemble ‘Les Inventions’, the group explores Purcell’s astoundingly diverse output. There is hardly a genre in which he did not express himself: anthems, odes, funeral music, semi–operas, masques, sonatas, consort–music, songs and catches populate his extraordinarily multifaceted oeuvre. It is this astonishing diversity that Signum and VOCES8 celebrate.