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Avengers Standoff - Welcome To Pleasant Hill 001 (2016)  Comics

Posted by mikestoke at Feb. 17, 2016
Avengers Standoff - Welcome To Pleasant Hill 001 (2016)

Avengers Standoff - Welcome To Pleasant Hill 001 (2016)
English | CBR | 39 pages | 70.51 MB

Pleasant Hill looks like the perfect small-town community – but underneath the surface, a deadly secret lurks. One so explosive it will draw estranged allies Steve Rogers and Sam Wilson back together to save a friend in danger and put things right. But when the combined might of the Captain Americas isn’t enough, whom do they call? In the face of unspeakable evil, it’s time for the Avengers to Assemble like never before!
Oscar Peterson - Plays The Richard Rodgers Song Book (1959/2014) [24bit/192kHz]

Oscar Peterson - Plays The Richard Rodgers Song Book (1959/2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/192 kHz | Time - 30:25 minutes | 1,19 GB
Official Digital Download / Transferred from a Verve 4-track tape | Artwork: Digital booklet

Karen Geoghegan Plays Mozart, Crusell & Kreutzer (2010)  Music

Posted by peotuvave at April 23, 2014
Karen Geoghegan Plays Mozart, Crusell & Kreutzer (2010)

Karen Geoghegan Plays Mozart, Crusell & Kreutzer (2010)
EAC Rip | Flac (Image + cue + log) | 1 CD | Full Scans | 231 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Chandos | Catalog Number: 10613

Chandos signed Karen Geoghegan as an exclusive artist in 2007 following her wonderful performances on the BBC TV ‘Classical Star’ programme. This is her fourth recording with the label, following her CD of works by Hummel, Weber, Berwald, Jacobi, Elgar and Gershwin, her CD of French music for bassoon and piano, and her contribution, in the Suite-Concertino in F major, to Noseda’s Wolf-Ferrari CD. All of these received much acclaim, and the expressive maturity and sensitivity of her playing have quickly cemented her status as a rising star.
Russell Gunn - Russell Gunn Plays Miles (2007) {Highnote Records}

Russell Gunn - Russell Gunn Plays Miles (2007) {Highnote Records}
EAC 0.99pb4 | FLAC Image level 6 | Cue+Log | Full Scans 300dpi | 314MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 130MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Fusion, Post-Bop, Jazz-Funk

Trumpeter Russell Gunn has always been a forward-thinking musician, incorporating his love of hip-hop and electronics along with his obvious talent for edgy post-bop improvisation. So, it should come as no surprise that Russell Gunn Plays Miles, while obviously a record paying tribute to one of Gunn's biggest influences, the legendary trumpeter Miles Davis, is an edge-of-your-ear experience. Not only has Gunn not made a straight-ahead, acoustic jazz album, he's made a '70s-'80s fusion-era Davis album that defies expectations even on those far-reaching terms.

The 50 Greatest Plays in Georgia Bulldogs Football History  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by thingska at May 18, 2017
The 50 Greatest Plays in Georgia Bulldogs Football History

The 50 Greatest Plays in Georgia Bulldogs Football History by Patrick Garbin
English | 2008 | ISBN: 1600781195, 9781600781193 | 256 Pages | PDF | 22.82 MB
The 50 Greatest Plays in New York Giants Football History (50 Greatest Plays the 50 Greatest Plays)

The 50 Greatest Plays in New York Giants Football History (50 Greatest Plays the 50 Greatest Plays) by John Maxymuk
English | 2008 | ISBN: 1600781098, 1617498041, 9781617498046, B008W3VVPK | 256 Pages | PDF | 17.91 MB
Louis Lortie - Louis Lortie Plays Chopin, Vol. 4 (2015) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Louis Lortie - Louis Lortie Plays Chopin, Vol. 4 (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 83:09 minutes | 1.18 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

This is the fourth volume of Louis Lortie's highly-successful series devoted to Chopin. The recording perfectly illustrates how Chopin elevated the waltz to a genre of musical art, from danses de salon evocative of a genial milieu to 'works' with proper opus numbers. Growing up in the 1820s, the composer at first viewed the waltz purely pragmatically, as a means to a social end in the dance salon. But after spending time in Vienna and Paris in the 1830s he decided that a waltz might be worthy of the deeper appreciation accorded a 'work'.
Louis Lortie - Louis Lortie Plays Chopin, Vol. 3 (2014) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Louis Lortie - Louis Lortie Plays Chopin, Vol. 3 (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 76:31 minutes | 1.07 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Louis Lortie here gives us the third volume in his ongoing Chopin project. Throughout the series his guiding principle has been to emulate the recital practice of the great romantic pianists, who might play a short improvisation before a major work in order to set the audience in the right frame of mind. On this disc Lortie plays the four Impromptus and the Piano Sonata in B minor, introducing each with a Chopin Nocturne (typically of an improvisatory character) in the same or a related key.
Enrique Granados, Sergey Prokofiev, Igor Stravinsky, George Gershwin: The Composer Plays (1997) [Grand Piano Series]

Granados, Prokofiev, Stravinsky, Gershwin: The Composer Plays (1997)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 268 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 187 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Nimbus | # NI 8813 | Time: 01:18:30

Grand Piano is a series devoted to the art of the Reproducing Piano. It presents major performances by the legendary pianists who recorded for the Aeolian Company between 1915 and 1930. The acoustic gramophone rarely attempted major keyboard works. The 78s' restricted sound and duration was acceptable for short virtuoso pieces but little else. In contrast, by 1915, the Aeolian Company's "Duo-Art" was already a highly sophisticated digital recording process. Pianists, well aware of the gramophone's limitations, turned enthusiastically to the reproducing piano. Hofmann, Bauer, Paderewski and Grainger were especially committed, not alone in believing that they had achieved the ultimate recording process. Great pianists joined them in recording their concert repertoire, including much that was never repeated on disc.
Louis Lortie - Louis Lortie Plays Chopin, Vol. 2 (2012) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Louis Lortie - Louis Lortie Plays Chopin, Vol. 2 (2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 75:11 minutes | 1.16 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Recording exclusively for Chandos, Lortie is recognised as one of the finest interpreters of Chopin today. He first recorded Chopin's Etudes for Chandos more than twenty years ago; the disc was named as one of the '50 great performances by superlative pianists' by BBC Music. Volume 1 of his current Chopin series also has received excellent reviews: the magazine Pianist wrote: 'He is a pianist of our time when it comes to speed, energy and an unfussy approach to Chopin. His way of playing is like a sharply cut steel sculpture, super elegant and with not one single smudge.' And in the words of International Piano: 'These are full-blooded and eloquent performances, an auspicious start to what looks likely to become one of the finest of Chopin surveys.'