A Midsummer Night’s Dream

John Eliot Gardiner, London Symphony Orchestra - Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Symphony No 1 (2017) [Blu-Ray]

John Eliot Gardiner, London Symphony Orchestra - Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Symphony No 1 (2017) [Blu-Ray]
BluRay | BDMV | MPEG-4 AVC Video / 1080i / 29,970 fps | 55+97 min | 32,4 Gb
Audio1: English / LPCM Audio / 2.0 / 24-bit | Audio2: DTS-HD MA / 5.1 / 192 kHz / 10478 kbps / 24-bit

BluRay-rip | AVC | MKV 1920x1080 / 6215 kbps / 29,97 fps | 55+97 min | 6,4 Gb
Audio: English / DTS / 6ch / 48.0 KHz / 24 bits | PCM / 2ch / 48.0 KHz / 24 bits
Classical | LSO Live

Continuing his award-winning cycle of works by Felix Mendelssohn, Sir John Eliot Gardiner leads the LSO, his Monteverdi Choir and three talented young actors from the Guildhall in a landmark performance of 'A Midsummer Night’s Dream', which was performed as part of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. To mark the celebrations, Gardiner produced a special version of the work featuring some cuts to the original movements that, in his words, "remove all of the music relating to the Mechanicals and thus focus on the world of the fairies and the human lovers". Mendelssohn, who adored Shakespeare’s writings, composed his concert overture based on 'A Midsummer Night’s Dream' in 1827 aged 17, after having read a German translation of the play. The overture was immediately acclaimed as a masterpiece and quickly became a popular favourite throughout Europe. Years later in 1843 he was asked by the King of Prussia to provide a score for an entire production: 14 short works based on themes and moods from the original overture, with a broadly romantic sound although classical in style and structure.
Alexander Liebreich - Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream & Symphony No. 4 (2015) [Official Digital Download]

Alexander Liebreich & Munich Chamber Orchestra - Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream & Symphony No. 4 (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | Time - 69:31 minutes | 646 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Herrlich klar und dynamisch! Der Komponist schuf mit seiner Musik zu William Shakespeares bunter Komödie voller Feen, Elfen und Kobolde ist die wohl populärste Vertonung des 'Sommernachtstraums'. Werke wie der wunderbare 'Hochzeitsmarsch' zählen bis heute zu den berühmtesten der Musikgeschichte. Wunderbar intoniert vom Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks, dem Münchener Kammerorchester unter dem Dirigat von Alexander Liebreich.
André Rieu / Andre Rieu. Live in Maastricht 4. A midsummer night's dream (2010)

André Rieu / Andre Rieu. Live in Maastricht 4. A midsummer night's dream (2010)
DVD Video | Video_ts | PAL 16:9 | 720x576 | 2hr 14mn | 7.44 Gb
Dutch: Dolby AC3, 2 ch \ Dolby AC3, 5 ch
Subtitles: English, French, Dutch, German
Genre: Show | Music | Classical

After a successful South African tour in 2010, the Vrijthof concerts were all about Africa that year.
André invited the South African soloists from the tour to take part in this summer’s Vrijthof concerts: the fantastic young soprano Kimmy Skota from Cape Town, the Bloemfontein Children’s Choir and the children from the Hout Bay Music Project provided a real South African atmosphere.
This fabulous summer evening concert also featured the sopranos Mirusia Louwerse and Carmen Monarcha, the Platinum Tenors and the Berlin Comedian Harmonists.
The evening has an upbeat end with a guest appearance from DJ Ötzi.
This is a truly fantastic concert that you really can’t miss!
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy / Balanchine - A Midsummer Night’s Dream 2017 [HDTV 1080i]

Mendelssohn-Bartholdy / Balanchine - A Midsummer Night’s Dream 2017 [HDTV 1080i]
AVC, 1920x1080i (16:9), 19.2 mbps, 25 fps | AC3 384 kbps, 2 ch | 01:16:00 | 16.7 GB
Claisscal, Ballet | Opera De Paris | HDTV->MKV

A new bright production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Le Songe d'une nuit d'été).
LSO, Monteverdi Choir & Sir John Eliot Gardiner - Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream (2017) [Official Digital Download]

LSO, Monteverdi Choir & Sir John Eliot Gardiner - Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 55:03 minutes | 1.19 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Continuing his award-winning cycle, Sir John Eliot Gardiner leads the London Symphony Orchestra, his singers and actors through a novel performance of Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream: this version—performed as part of the celebrations marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death—makes some cuts to the original movements, in Gardiner's words, ‘removing all of the music relating to the Mechanicals and thus focusing on the world of the fairies and the human lovers.’

A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999)  Video

Posted by Helladot at April 2, 2017
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999)

A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999)
BRRip 720p | MKV | 1280 x 720 | x264 @ 2560 Kbps | 2h 0mn | 2,54 Gb
Audio: English AC3 2.0 @ 448 Kbps | Subtitles: English (embedded)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance | Director: Michael Hoffman

It all begins when Hermia and Lysander flee deep into the forest to escape Hermia's father, Egeus, who wishes Hermia to marry Demetrius. Demetrius himself bicycles into the woods to follow his true love Hermia. Demetrius is soon followed by yet another desperate lover: Helena, who adores Demetrius but finds her affections dreadfully unrequited. Crashing and flailing, and falling into mud puddles, the foursome find themselves near the secret home of the fairies, where water nymphs and satyrs party into the night at the fairy bars and cafes. Chaos ensues when the trickster Puck (Stanley Tucci) administers a secret love potion-causing the lovers to mix-and-match with outrageous results. Meanwhile, a band of actors come to the same woods to put on a play-a play that is interrupted when its star actor Bottom becomes a strange pawn in the love battles between Oberon, King of the Fairies, and Titania his Queen.

A Midsummer Night's Dream: The Oxford Shakespeare  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by lengen at March 21, 2017
A Midsummer Night's Dream: The Oxford Shakespeare

A Midsummer Night's Dream: The Oxford Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
English | June 15, 2008 | ISBN: 0199535868 | 65 Pages | PDF | 0.30 MB

A Midsummer Night's Dream is perhaps Shakespeare's most popular play, particularly as a first introduction to Shakespeare for children–filled as it is with a marvelous mixture of aristocrats, workers, and fairies. Simple and engaging on the surface, it is none the less a highly original and sophisticated work, remarkable for both its literary and its theatrical mastery. It is one of the very few of Shakespeare's plays which do not draw on narrative sources, which suggests that it reflects his deepest imaginative concerns to an unusual degree.
RCO Amsterdam; George Szell - Felix Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream; Franz Schubert: Rosamunde (1989)

Felix Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Franz Schubert: From the Incidental Music to Rosamunde
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Amsterdam; George Szell, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 290 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 143 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Philips | # 426 071-2 | Time: 00:59:23

George Szell's Philips Concertgebouw legacy includes some distinguished recordings, with the scintillating Midsummer Night's Dream suite taking pride of place. Few if any rivals can match the ''Scherzo'' (not even Szell's later Cleveland recording is as buoyant or precise), while the Overture is extraordinarily well drilled and the ''Nocturne'', although cool, has a genuine sense of repose. The Schubert Rosamunde excerpts display all the drive and textural clarity that Szell habitually brought to, say, the Great C major Symphony…
Swedish Chamber Orchestra, Thomas Dausgaard - Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream (2015) [24-96]

Swedish Chamber Orchestra, Thomas Dausgaard - Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 69:07 minutes | 1,12 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Following a series of acclaimed recordings of 19th-century music including complete cycles of the symphonies by Schubert and Schumann, Thomas Dausgaard and his Swedish Chamber Orchestra turn to Felix Mendelssohn…
London Symphony Orchestra, Monteverdi Choir & Sir John Eliot Gardiner - Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream (2017)

London Symphony Orchestra, Monteverdi Choir & Sir John Eliot Gardiner - Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 55:06 min | 190 MB
Label: LSO Live | Tracks: 13 | Rls.date: 2017

Continuing his award-winning cycle, Sir John Eliot Gardiner leads the London Symphony Orchestra, his singers and actors through a novel performance of Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream: this version—performed as part of the celebrations marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death—makes some cuts to the original movements, in Gardiner's words, ‘removing all of the music relating to the Mechanicals and thus focusing on the world of the fairies and the human lovers.’