George Guest

Faure – Requiem; Durufle – Requiem; Poulenc - Mass in G major (George Guest) (1994)

Fauré – Requiem; Duruflé – Requiem; Poulenc - Mass in G major (George Guest)
Classical | Eac. Flac, Img+Cue, Log | Covers | 577 MB
Label: Decca | Catalog N.: 426 486-2 | TT: 149:21

George Guest is generally regarded among the finest British choral conductors of his time. Some musicologists have attributed the endurance, if not the very survival, of the English cathedral choir to him. He made more than 60 recordings with St. John's Choir (Cambridge), covering a broad range of repertory (Palestrina and Mozart to Tippett and Lennox Berkeley) and garnering consistent critical acclaim.
Vivaldi - Glorias, Dixit Dominus, Magnificat, Beatus Vir (Stephen Cleobury, George Guest, Philip Ledger) (1994)

Vivaldi - Glorias, Dixit Dominus, Magnificat, Beatus Vir (Stephen Cleobury, George Guest, Philip Ledger) (1994)
Classical | Eac. Flac, Img+Cue, Log | Covers | 594.77 MB
Label: Decca | Catalog N.: 443 455-2 | TT: 125:53

Vivaldi's sacred music is not so famous as that of his contemporaries Bach and Handel, so this is a bargain opportunity to catch up. You might think Vivaldi's playful, virtuoso Italianate character and Catholic context would produce radically different music, but in George Guest's urgent readings, the mixture of restrainedly exultant choruses and austerely beautiful arias are near-identical to Bach.
Haydn - Masses (David Willcocks, George Guest) (1997)

Haydn - Masses (David Willcocks, George Guest) (1997)
Classical | Eac. Flac, Img+Cue, Log | Covers | 705.7 MB
Label: DECCA | Catalog N.: 455 020-2 | TT: 141:19

The masses of Joseph Haydn have received a great deal of attention over the years, including some intriguing embellishments by students of the composer. This recording aims to get back to some of the Haydn's original vision.
For instance, 'Missa in angustiis,' also known as the "Nelson Mass" because it's debut coincided with the Admiral's great victory over the French, was written for a simple orchestra featuring bassoons (doubling the bass line), trumpets, timpani, solo organ and strings–as appear on this recording. It wasn't until years later that pupils added independent bassoon parts, as well as horns and wind instruments. Strikingly different from many other recordings, adherence to the original orchestration is definitely a point in favor of this collection.
Al Jarreau - My Old Friend: Celebrating George Duke (2014) {Digital Download 24bit/96kHz}

Al Jarreau - My Old Friend: Celebrating George Duke (2014)
FLAC tracks | 24bit/96kHz | Digital Booklet (PDF) | 990MB + 5% Recovery
Digital Download | Genre: Vocal Jazz, Soul, Jazz-Funk

Al Jarreau and George Duke were friends long before they became household names. They began playing together in the mid-1960's in San Francisco as Al Jarreau and the George Duke Trio. The successes of these performances are what helped to launch both their careers. George's tragic passing in August, 2013, inspired Al to record this loving tribute to his longtime friend. With the exception of the fitting title track composed by Jarreau, all the tunes were written by George. Guest artists/collaborators include Gerald Albright, Stanley Clarke, Dr. John, Lalah Hathaway, Boney James, Marcus Miller, Jeffrey Osborne, Kelly Price, Dianne Reeves and Patrice Rushen. There's even a song with George Duke playing on it!
Al Jarreau - My Old Friend: Celebrating George Duke (2014) [Official Digital Download 24-bit/96kHz]

Al Jarreau - My Old Friend: Celebrating George Duke (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 45:20 minutes | 1,01 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

The world of music was forever changed in 2013 with the passing of legendary keyboardist, composer and producer George Duke. This year, Al Jarreau, famed vocalist and long-time friend of Duke, re-interprets some of Duke's renowned catalog of post-bop, jazz-fusion, R&B and Brazilian jazz with My Old Friend: Celebrating George Duke. This work also hosts a stellar blend of guest artists including Gerald Albright, Dianne Reeves, Marcus Miller, Lalah Hathaway, Jeffrey Osborne, Kelly Price, Dr. John, and more, with a special appearance by George Duke on the track "Bring Me Joy" which also features Boney James.

A Guest in My Own Country: A Hungarian Life (Repost)  

Posted by bookwyrm at April 16, 2013
A Guest in My Own Country: A Hungarian Life (Repost)

A Guest in My Own Country: A Hungarian Life By George Konrad, Michael Henry Heim, Jim Tucker
2007 | 352 Pages | ISBN: 1590511395 | EPUB | 2 MB

A Guest in My Own Country: A Hungarian Life  

Posted by lout at March 21, 2011
A Guest in My Own Country: A Hungarian Life

A Guest in My Own Country: A Hungarian Life By George Konrad, Michael Henry Heim, Jim Tucker
Publisher: Oth er Press 2007 | 352 Pages | ISBN: 1590511395 | PDF + EPUB | 2 MB + 1 MB
The Sages: Warren Buffett, George Soros, Paul Volcker, and the Maelstrom of Markets (Repost)

Charles R. Morris, "The Sages: Warren Buffett, George Soros, Paul Volcker, and the Maelstrom of Markets"
PublicAffairs | 2009 | ISBN: 1586487523 | 224 pages | PDF | 0,9 MB

Throughout the violent financial disruptions of the past several years, three men have stood out as beacons of judgment and wisdom: Warren Buffett, George Soros, and Paul Volcker.

George Benson - The Best Of George Benson (1989)  Music

Posted by TmanHome at Dec. 6, 2016
George Benson - The Best Of George Benson (1989)

George Benson - The Best Of George Benson (1989)
Contemporary Jazz | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 73 min | 181 MB
Label: Sony | Rel:1989

Released in 1989, this anthology is a generous cross-section of tracks from Benson's CTI period, where he consolidated his jazz/soul guitar credentials just before striking gold with Warner Bros. All of the albums except Benson & Farrell are touched upon with one or two tracks, and CBS is enterprising enough to reach a bit further for "I Remember Wes" (from the anthology CTI Masters Of The Guitar) - an octave-laden theme that soon enough turns into pure Benson - and a gentle solo outtake from Bad Benson, "From Now On." The only "unrepresentative" track per se is the vocal on "Summertime," in the sense that there were hardly any vocal tracks to pick from in the CTI catalogue.
Selling Teaching Hospitals and Practice Plans: George Washington and Georgetown Universities

Selling Teaching Hospitals and Practice Plans: George Washington and Georgetown Universities by John A. Kastor
English | May 23, 2008 | ISBN: 0801888115 | 281 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

Why would a university renowned for its school of medicine ever sell its teaching hospital? In his newest book, Dr. John A. Kastor presents an insider’s view of why university medical centers decide to sell teaching hospitals, why the decision might be a good one, and how such transitions are received by the faculty and administration.