Angel Vivaldi

Angel Vivaldi - Synapse (2017)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at Oct. 5, 2017
Angel Vivaldi - Synapse (2017)

Angel Vivaldi - Synapse (2017)
Progressive Metal, Instrumental, Guitar Virtuoso | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 00:29:16 | 67 MB
Label: Angel Vivaldi

Synapse will mark his 6th release and first time an album of his will be made available to retail. The album features guests Gus G. (Ozzy Osbourne), Oli Herbert (All That Remains) and Nita Strauss (Alice Cooper).
Max Richter - Recomposed By Max Richter: Vivaldi, The Four Seasons (2013) [Official Digital Download]

Max Richter, Daniel Hope, Konzerthaus Kammerorchester Berlin, André de Ridder - Recomposed By Max Richter: Vivaldi, The Four Seasons (2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | Time - 59:19 minutes | 590 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

Following the success of Recomposed by Max Richter, DG will release a Version 2 of the album. The new edition will come with new artwork and booklet incl. brand new remixes, shadows and the film that was shot in Berlin in December, that some of you experienced on site.
La musique au temps des Castrats: Allegri, Broschi, Charpentier, Gluck, Vivaldi (1995)

La musique au temps des Castrats: Allegri, Broschi, Charpentier, Gluck, Vivaldi (1995)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 207 Mb | Total time: 47:31 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Astrée | # E 8552 | Recorded:1989, 1992, 1994

It is extremely difficult nowadays to reproduce the sound castrato singers where capable of doing at their time and, too often, one finds voices that are too nasal or merely good falsettos. But in many of the performances in this CD one can let the imagination wander and almost imagine you are in the 18th century. In particular, the performance of James Bowmann is outstanding. Also very special the performace of Charpentier 'Salve Regina' by Gerard Lesne and the others; this of course enhanced by the exquisite sensibility of the director Jordi Saval. Also, the duo of Derek Lee Ragin and Ewa Mallas-Godlewska in 'Son qual nave ch'agitata' is so exquisite it brings tears to your eyes. (Carmen E. Alvarez)
Claudio Scimone, I Solisti Veneti - Vivaldi: Orlando Furioso (2002)

Claudio Scimone, I Solisti Veneti - Vivaldi: Orlando Furioso (2002)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 768 Mb | Total time: 53:20+57:24+52:01 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Erato | # 2292-45147-2 | Recorded: 1977

There are three absolutely amazing performances on this set, and not because the voices are more or less beautiful than usual: those of Victoria de los Angeles, Marilyn Horne, and Sesto Bruscantini. The first-named sings here with dramatic expression, cleanly executed coloratura runs, and trills, none of which she was known for through most of her career. By dramatic expression I do not mean the generalized drama of her Butterfly, but word-painting and attention to text, of getting inside the character. Her coloratura runs here are far more cleanly executed than on her famous recording of Il Barbiere di Siviglia. As for trills, yes, she attempted a couple of imperfect ones on her recordings, but none in her Jewel Song from Faust, neither the mono recording from 1952 nor the stereo remake of 1957, neither in Nedda’s 1953 “Ballatella” nor in Antonia’s music in the 1965 Contes d’Hoffman. But here, suddenly, Victoria is loaded with trills—she even sings an ascending scale of them in her first-act aria—and they are cleanly defined trills, not that half-hearted little shake that she made pass for a trill in her earlier days.
Roel Dieltiens - Vivaldi & Geminiani: Sonatas for Violoncello and Basso Continuo (1991) Reissue 2008

Vivaldi & Geminiani - Sonatas for Violoncello and Basso Continuo (1991) Reissue 2008
Roel Dieltiens (violoncello), Richte van der Meer (violoncello continuo)
Anthony Woodrow (double bass), Robert Kohnen (organ & harpsichord)

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 365 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 193 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Accent | # ACC 10081 | Time: 01:11:19

It is now generally accepted that Vivaldi wrote ten cello sonatas – one of them now lost. Six (RV 47, 41, 43, 45, 40 and 46) of the surviving nine were published posthumously as a set, in Paris, by Charles-Nicolas Le Clerc around 1740. The other three survive in manuscript collections: RV 42 (along with RV 46) is preserved in the library at Wiesentheid Castle at Unterfranken in Germany; RV 39 and 44 (along with RV 47) are to be found in a manuscript in the Naples Conservatoire.
Geminiani’s opus 5 consists of six cello sonatas, and was first published in Paris in 1746. The twenty years either side of 1740 saw the cello rise to a very fashionable position in French musical society, largely at the expense of the bass-viol – a change of fashion which stirred such strong emotions that in 1740 Hubert Le Blanc published his fierce Defense de la basse de viole contre les entreprises du violon et les pretensions du violencel. Music such as that by Vivaldi and Geminiani which is played here by Roel Dieltiens and his colleagues must have made a powerful counter-case for the cello.
Hofkapelle Munchen - Angel, Devil, Priest - Leclair, Locatelli & Vivaldi Violin Concertos (2015) [Official Digital Download]

Hofkapelle Munchen - Angel, Devil, Priest - Leclair, Locatelli & Vivaldi Violin Concertos (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | Time - 71:35 minutes | 778 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

The fascinating album is devoted to a trio of 18th-century musicians who may be said without any exaggeration to have so exhausted the violin’s potential that their 19th-century spiritual successor, Nicolò Paganini, needed to do little more than consolidate that potential and refine the performer’s technique. The musicians in question are Jean-Marie Leclair (the ANGEL), Pietro Locatelli (the DEVIL), and Antonio Vivaldi (the PRIEST).
Alan Curtis, Il Complesso Barocco - Vivaldi: Ercole su'l Termodonte (2007)

Alan Curtis, Il Complesso Barocco - Vivaldi: Ercole su'l Termodonte (2007)
NTSC 16:9 (720x480) | Italiano (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | Italiano (Dolby AC3, 6 ch) | 136 min | 6.67 GB (DVD9)
Classics | Label: Dynamic | Sub: Italiano, English, Francais, Deutsch, Espanol

Ercole su’l Termodonte was Vivaldi’s 16th opera, appearing in 1723 in Rome. There was a Papal ban on women appearing on stage at the time and so the opera was sung by seven castrati and a male tenor, the latter singing the title role, Hercules. Portraying either the Amazons of myth or Greek warriors, the castrati must have been quite a scene and made quite a sound. Conducted by a Catholic priest–Vivaldi himself–with red hair, the entire proposition boggles the mind.

Searching for Augusta: The Forgotten Angel of Bastogne [Audiobook]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Feb. 22, 2018
Searching for Augusta: The Forgotten Angel of Bastogne [Audiobook]

Searching for Augusta: The Forgotten Angel of Bastogne [Audiobook] by Martin King
English | January 30th, 2018 | ISBN: 1977373712 | MP3@64 kbps | 6 hrs 40 mins | 183.98 MB
Narrator: Roger Clark

A brutal siege. A forgotten heroine. A war-torn romance. And a historian determined to uncover the truth.

Dream Angel - March/April 2018  Magazines

Posted by Pulitzer at Feb. 20, 2018
Dream Angel - March/April 2018

Dream Angel - March/April 2018
English | 58 pages | True PDF | 9.3 MB

Angel’s Heart  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Barvaz at Feb. 19, 2018
Angel’s Heart

Angel’s Heart by Tanya Fioravanti
Italian | 2011 | ISBN: 9788891005007 | 137 pages | PDF | 0.5 MB