Metropolitan Life

The Metropolitan Revolution: The Rise of Post-Urban America  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tarantoga at Dec. 29, 2014
The Metropolitan Revolution: The Rise of Post-Urban America

Jon C. Teaford, "The Metropolitan Revolution: The Rise of Post-Urban America"
ISBN: 0231133723, 0231133731 | 2006 | EPUB | 352 pages | 9 MB

TTC Video - Great Masters - Mahler - His Life and Music  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ParRus at May 15, 2017
TTC Video - Great Masters - Mahler - His Life and Music

TTC Video - Great Masters - Mahler - His Life and Music
8xWEBRip | English | AVI + PDF Guide | 640 x 480 | DX50 ~378 kbps | 23.976 fps
MP3 | 128 kbps | 48.0 KHz | 2 channels | 06:03:47 | 1.4 GB
Genre: eLearning Video / Biography, Music

"I am thrice homeless, as a Bohemian in Austria, as an Austrian among Germans, as a Jew throughout the world—everywhere an intruder, never welcomed." Thus spoke Gustav Mahler (1860–1911), composer, conductor, symphonist. More than many other composers, Gustav Mahler's works are highly personal expressions of his inner world, a world characterized by an overwhelming alienation and loneliness.
Amy Pfrimmer & Dreux Montegut - Eternal Life: Sacred Songs and Arias (2017)

Amy Pfrimmer & Dreux Montegut - Eternal Life: Sacred Songs and Arias
Classical, Sacred, Vocal | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 48:04 min | 112 MB
Label: MSR Classics | Tracks: 14 | Rls.date: 2017

O sing unto the Lord a new song; for He hath done marvelous things: His right hand, and His holy arm, hath gotten Him the victory [Psalm 98:1]. Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all ye lands. Serve the Lord with gladness: Come before His presence with singing [Psalm 100:1-2]. Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord [Ephesians 5:19].
Maurizio Benini, The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Juan Diego Florez, Joyce Di Donato - Rossini - Le Comte Ory (2012) [Blu-Ray]

Rossini - Le Comte Ory (Maurizio Benini, Juan Diego Flórez, Joyce Di Donato, Diana Damrau) (2012) [Blu-Ray]
BluRay | BDMV | MPEG-4 AVC Video / 1080i / 29,970 fps | 144 min | 32,1 Gb
Audio1: French / LPCM Audio / 2.0 / 24-bit | Audio2: DTS-HD Master Audio / 5.1 / 48 kHz / 24-bit

BluRay-rip | AVC | MKV 1920x1080 / 6215 kbps / 29,97 fps | 144 min | 7,81 Gb
Audio: French / DTS / 6ch / 48.0 KHz / 24 bits
Classical | Erato | Sub: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish

In spring 2011, the first-ever performances at New York's Metropolitan Opera of Rossini's Le Comte Ory brought standing ovations and critical-acclaim. The spectacular trio of Juan Diego Florez, Diana Damrau and Joyce DiDonato ignited vocal and theatrical fireworks. Le Comte Ory tells the story of a libidinous and cunning nobleman who disguises himself first as a hermit and then as a nun ("Sister Colette") in order to gain access to the virtuous Countess Adele, whose brother is away at the Crusades. The 2011 Met production was directed by the Tony Award-winning Broadway director Bartlett Sher, who in recent years has also staged Il barbiere di Siviglia and Les Contes d'Hoffman for the Met. Sher presented the action as an opera within an opera, updated the action by a few centuries and giving the costume designer, Catherine Zuber, the opportunity to create some particularly extravagant headgear. Juan Diego Florez starred as the title role while Diana Damrau plays his love interest, Countess Adele, and Joyce DiDonato was in breeches as his pageboy Isolier. The trio had appeared in Sher's production of Rossini's Il barbiere di Siviglia.
VA - Wagner at the Met: Legendary Performances from the Metropolitan Opera (2013)

VA - Wagner at the Met: Legendary Performances from the Metropolitan Opera (2013) (25 CD Box Set)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks, log) | Covers included | 4,62 Gb
MP3 320 kbps | 25 CDs, 03:44:38 min | 3,7 Gb
Genre: Classical, Opera & Classical Vocal / Label: Sony Classical

Wagner at The Met is the first authorized release of Richard Wagner's operatic masterpieces, including the complete Ring Cycle, captured live in historic broadcasts from The Metropolitan Opera.
VA - Verdi at the Met: Legendary Performances from the Metropolitan Opera (2013) (20 CD Box Set)

VA - Verdi at the Met: Legendary Performances from the Metropolitan Opera (2013) (20 CD Box Set)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks, log) | Covers included | 3,53 Gb
MP3 320 kbps | 20 CDs, 21:27:47 min | 2,87 Gb
Genre: Classical, Opera & Classical Vocal / Label: Sony Classical

Verdi at the Met captures the drama of Verdi's greatest operas as they were performed live at The Metropolitan Opera in New York. These ten recordings cover four decades starting with La Traviata in 1935 and feature some of the best-loved voices and conductors of the twentieth century. The famous pairing of tenor Richard Tucker and baritone Leonard Warren can be heard in Simon Boccanegra and La Forza del Destino.
James Levine, The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Renata Scotto - Puccini: Il Trittico [2010/1981)]

Puccini - Il Trittico (James Levine, Renata Scotto) [2010/1981]
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | Italiano (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (DTS, 6 ch) | 7.34 Gb+3.53 Gb (DVD9+DVD5) | 170 min
Classical | The Metropolitan Opera | Sub: English

Leading the enormous forces to bring Puccini's huge vision to life in this now-legendary performance, James Levine presides over an evening of three one-act operas that cover the full spectrum of human experience. The great singing actress Renata Scotto is featured in all three operas, perhaps most memorably in her searing portrayal of Suor Angelica - a nu whose extreme atonement for he sin ultimately wins her redemption.
Tokyo Metropolitan SO, Yuzo Toyama, Rie Hamada - Toru Takemitsu - Orchestral Works IV: Coral Island, etc. (1998)

Toru Takemitsu - Orchestral Works IV: Coral Island, etc. (1998)
Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra; Yuzo Toyama, conductor; Rie Hamada, soprano

EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 218 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 153 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Denon/Nippon Columbia | # CO-18073 | Time: 00:53:26

Performed by the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra and conducted by Yuzo Toyama with soprano Rie Hamada. A beautiful digital recording of several rarely performed works by Takemitsu (the soprano part of the marvelous "Coral Island" is very difficult, for example, and the "Archipelago S" is for an unusual ensemble of instruments). Many of the subtleties of Takemitsu's writing are lost in recording (for example, subtle harmonics behind more foreground material), but the engineers made a good effort here.

Goya in the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by step778 at May 20, 2016
Goya in the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Repost)

Colta Feller Ives, Susan Alyson Stein, "Goya in the Metropolitan Museum of Art"
1995 | pages: 82 | ISBN: 0870997521 | PDF | 10 mb

Metropolitan Knits: Chic Designs for Urban Style  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ksveta6 at April 18, 2016
Metropolitan Knits: Chic Designs for Urban Style

Metropolitan Knits: Chic Designs for Urban Style by Melissa Wehrle
2013 | ISBN: 1596687789 | English | 160 pages | EPUB | 10 MB