Christopher Page

Christopher Page, Gothic Voices - The Spirits Of England & France Vol 3 (2009)

Christopher Page, Gothic Voices - The Spirits Of England & France Vol 3 (2009)
EAC Rip | Flac (Tracks + cue + log) | 303 MB | MP3 320Kbps CBR | 158 MB | 1 CD | Full Scans
Genre: Classical | Label: Helios | Catalog Number: 55283

IN THE LAST DECADES of the fourteenth century, composers working in the French tradition were sometimes musicians of profligate imagination. In addition to polyrhythms, extravagant melodic sequences and sudden dissonances, they sometimes created a sense of forward momentum in their compositions by sheer crowding of the texture, a legacy reaching back to the leading composer of the French Ars nova, Guillaume de Machaut (d1377). The music of Machaut, represented here by the exotic four-part ballade, Il m’est avis, was still being enjoyed in Italy around 1430 according to the theorist Ugolino of Orvieto, and even the most flamboyant aspects of late fourteenth-century style, fostered by Machaut’s successors, did not perish entirely in the 1400s.
Masters Of The Rolls - Christopher Page, Gothic Voices (2012)

Masters Of The Rolls - Christopher Page, Gothic Voices (2012)
EAC Rip | Flac (Tracks + cue + log) | 1 CD | Full Scans | 250 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Hyperion | Catalog Number: 55364

This recording from Gothic Voices and Christopher Page—acknowledged as one of the finest performances of medieval music of the last twenty years—follows their many Gramophone Award-winning albums and celebrates the anonymous English composers of the fourteenth century. The combination of Page’s tremendous scholarship, the simple beauty of the singing and the extraordinary freshness of the music is irresistible.

Page, Gothic Voices - The Earliest Songbook In England (2012)  Music

Posted by peotuvave at Aug. 16, 2015
Page, Gothic Voices - The Earliest Songbook In England (2012)

Page, Gothic Voices - The Earliest Songbook In England (2012)
EAC Rip | Flac (Tracks + cue + log) | 256 MB | MP3 320Kbps CBR | 154 MB | 1 CD | Full Scans
Genre: Classical | Label: Helios | Catalog Number: 55297

Probably copied around 1200, this songbook was discarded within a generation or so and used as flyleaves for another book. It was poorly written, decayed and damp, marred by stains and the ravages of time, but because the pages were being used for another purpose, some unknown benefactor preserved this wealth of music and poetry. The songbook then remained hidden for some six hundred years.
A Song For Francesca - Music In Italy 1330-1430 / Page, Gothic Voices (2011)

A Song For Francesca - Music In Italy 1330-1430 / Page, Gothic Voices (2011)
EAC Rip | Flac (Image + cue + log) | 1 CD | Full Scans | 241 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Hyperion | Catalog Number: 55291

This is one of the fine series of CDs which Christopher Page and his Gothic Voices made for Hyperion. The group were founded in 1980 and during the 1980s and 1990s made more than twenty recordings, starting with ‘A feather on the breath of God’ their influential and popular disc of music by Hildegard of Bingen.

Christopher Marlowe the Craftsman: Lives, Stage, and Page  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tarantoga at March 27, 2017
Christopher Marlowe the Craftsman: Lives, Stage, and Page

M.L. Stapleton, Sarah K. Scott, "Christopher Marlowe the Craftsman: Lives, Stage, and Page"
ISBN: 0754669831 | 2010 | EPUB | 272 pages | 17 MB

Alectryomancer and Other Weird Tales by Christopher Slatsky and Jordan Krall  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by bisneswoman at Feb. 16, 2016
Alectryomancer and Other Weird Tales by Christopher Slatsky and Jordan Krall

Alectryomancer and Other Weird Tales by Christopher Slatsky and Jordan Krall
English | July 24, 2015 | ASIN: B012J6UOEO | 192 pages | EPUB | 0.3 MB

The debut collection from Christopher Slatsky, author of NO ONE IS SLEEPING IN THIS WORLD.

Learn to Play Jimmy Page - The Solos [repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by FenixN at Feb. 10, 2016
Learn to Play Jimmy Page - The Solos [repost]

Learn to Play Jimmy Page - The Solos
DVDRips | AVI/XviD, ~520 kb/s | 720x352 | Duration: 02:41:13 | English: MP3, 128 kb/s (2 ch) | + Jam Tracks | 649 MB
Genre: Guitar Lessons

This excellent DVD & CD Guitar tutorial set shows you how to nail five of the best guitar solos by Led Zeppelin's legendary guitarist, Jimmy Page. It also includes performances and Guitar jam tracks for each solo section at slow, medium and full tempo so you can learn each solo at your own pace and steadily build up to full speed. Danny Gill is a former pupil of Joe Satriani, and co-author of the Musicians Institute Rock Lead Guitar series. His songs have appeared on numerous TV shows including 'The Osbournes' as well as motion picture soundtracks such as 'Insomnia' and 'Under Siege'.

Fra Angelico: Colour Library by Christopher Lloyd  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ksenya.b at Jan. 6, 2016
Fra Angelico: Colour Library by Christopher Lloyd

Fra Angelico: Colour Library by Christopher Lloyd
PDF | 1998 | 128 pages | ISBN: 0714827851 | English | 19.5 MB

Fra Angelico (c. 1400-55) is one of the most popular artists of the early Italian Renaissance. In his own lifetime churches and cathedrals competed for his work, and the style he evolved has come to be regarded as the natural language of religious painting. For more than a century the popular image of an angel has been that of an angel by Fra Angelico.

Haydn - Orfeo ed Euridice (Christopher Hogwood) [1997]  Music

Posted by Vilboa at March 15, 2015
Haydn - Orfeo ed Euridice (Christopher Hogwood) [1997]

Haydn - Orfeo ed Euridice (Christopher Hogwood) [1997]
Classical | DECCA 452 668-2 | TT: 124.26 | EAC (flac, cue, log) | Covers | 527 Mb

A surprising fact from the musicological realm is that Haydn wrote about the same number of operas as Mozart–though it's true that some of them were written for the marionette theater at Esterhaza, rather than the opera house. In other words, old "Gius[eppe] Haydn"–as the title page of this opera refers to him–was a master. Better known to some by its alternate title, L'anima del filosofo, Haydn's Orfeo ed Euridice was written in 1791 for the King's Theater, Haymarket, during the composer's first English sojourn, but went unperformed there or anywhere else until 1950. The libretto, by Carlo Francesco Badini, is based on Ovid's Metamorphoses, with its decidedly unhappy ending to the story (Euridice dies a second time, Orpheus is poisoned, and the Bacchantes perish in a storm). While the score as a whole does not possess the kind of momentum or dramatic sweep one finds in Mozart, it nonetheless is vintage Haydn: highly imaginative in its use of a large orchestra, with numerous fine choruses and beautiful arias. A strong cast has been assembled for this recording, with Cecilia Bartoli a special delight in two roles–Euridice, a lyric role requiring remarkable agility, and the Genio (or Sybill), originally written for a castrato, whose one aria ("Al tuo seno fortunato") is a coloratura tour de force. The score is played with marvelous fluency by the Academy of Ancient Music under the direction of Christopher Hogwood, contributing to a realization that is, in every respect, elegantly informed. (Ted Libbey)

Arne - Artaxerxes (Ian Page) [2010]  Music

Posted by Vilboa at March 14, 2015
Arne - Artaxerxes (Ian Page) [2010]

Arne - Artaxerxes (Ian Page) [2010]
Classical | Linn CKD 358 | TT: 137.27 | EAC (flac, cue, log) | Covers | 594 Mb

'Artaxerxes is a rare beast, perhaps a unique one: an 'opera seria' composed to English words. Almost all of the numbers are solo arias; there are two duets, and an ensemble Finale newly composed by Duncan Druce to replace the missing ending. Arne owes much to Handel, but he tends to write more concisely. This studio recording is based on a staged production, and it shows in the natural way in which the characters interact. The recitatives—also new, composed by Ian Page—are delivered with conviction, flowing seamlessly into the arias. Christopher Ainslie as Artaxerxes woos with honeyed tone, while Caitlin Hulcup as his friend Arbaces impresses with her coloratura. 'The soldier, tir'd of war's alarms', recorded years ago by Joan Sutherland, goes to the excellent Elizabeth Watts as Arbaces' lover. There's much delectable writing for the woodwind and horns, all beautifully played. This lively account of a charming work will give much pleasure' (Classic FM)