Songs of Greece's Gypsies

BBC - Songs of Praise, Manchester Remembered (2018)  Video

Posted by Tavaz at May 21, 2018
BBC - Songs of Praise, Manchester Remembered (2018)

BBC - Songs of Praise, Manchester Remembered (2018)
WEBRip | MOV | 960x540 | English | H264 @ 1598 kbps | AAC @ 317 kbps | 34 min 10 s | 469 MiB
Genre: Documentary

On Pentecost Sunday Kate Bottley is in Manchester to hear from survivors and families of the Manchester terrorist attack one year on. She meets a woman who tragically lost her son that night and a Methodist minister who was in …

VA - 30 Songs Of Peace (2018)  Music

Posted by ciklon5 at May 20, 2018
VA - 30 Songs Of Peace (2018)

VA - 30 Songs Of Peace (2018)
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 1:51:37 | 254 Mb
Genre: Classical Music, Easy Listening, Instrumental / Label: Green Hill

Let the peace of Christ settle into your soul! Unwind with tranquil instrumental arrangements of familiar favorites including "Softly and Tenderly," "There Is a Balm in Gilead," "Wonderful Peace," "What a Friend We Have in Jesus," "As the Deer," "Shout to the Lord," "This Is My Father's World," "Peaceful Light," "The Lord's Prayer," and "The Water Is Wide."
Ring Around Quartet & Consort - Frottole: Popular Songs of Renaissance Italy (2015) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Ring Around Quartet & Consort - Frottole: Popular Songs of Renaissance Italy (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 60:04 minutes | 1,15 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Set to vernacular texts dealing mainly with the theme of love, frottole were short, improvisatory polyphonic songs with instrumental accompaniment that flourished in the Renaissance courts of Italy for some forty years between c. 1480 and 1520. Despite its apparent simplicity, this completely new genre of song inspired some of Europe’s greatest vocal and instrumental musicians. The recent invention of movable type added further to its popularity. This recording explores a representative selection, including work published by the historically pivotal figure of Ottaviano Petrucci.
Tim Hart and Maddy Prior - Folk Songs of Olde England, Vol. 1 (1968) Reissue 1991

Tim Hart and Maddy Prior - Folk Songs of Olde England, Vol. 1 (1968)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 169 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 111 Mb | Scans included
British Folk, Celtic | Label: Mooncrest | # CRESTCD 006 | Time: 00:37:39

The first album by the trad folk duo of Tim Hart and Maddy Prior, Folk Songs of Olde England, Vol. 1, is as interesting for what came of it as for what it is. This album, recorded in 1968, led directly to the formation of Steeleye Span, whose early albums were an electrified variation on this album's traditional acoustic British folk-rock. It could also be argued that Hart and Prior's example was influential in Fairport Convention's decision to move from a California-style folk-rock sound into something more uniquely British. In light of what came after, Folk Songs of Olde England, Vol. 1 sounds a bit tentative and at times slightly twee (Prior's voice has not quite matured into the rich, expressive instrument it would soon become), but on their own merits, these sensitive renditions of traditional British folk favorites like "Maid That's Deep in Love" or "A Wager a Wager" are respectful of tradition but not bound to it, performed with an infectious enthusiasm quite similar to what the Young Tradition were doing around the same period.

VA - Night City Tribute: The Songs Of Secret Service (2018)  Music

Posted by ciklon5 at April 29, 2018
VA - Night City Tribute: The Songs Of Secret Service (2018)

VA - Night City Tribute: The Songs Of Secret Service (2018)
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:47:07 | 244 Mb
Genre: Electronic, New Wave, Pop, Disco, Dance / Label: pbhmedia

Secret Service is one of Sweden's internationally most succesful groups. In 1979 they made an instant impact with the debut single "Oh Susie" and with "Flash In The Night" in 1981 they conquered the European dancefloors. "Night City", "Let Us Dance Just A Little Bit More" and "I'm So, I'm So, I'm So" are a couple of the additionaly most well-known songs by the band. For this tribute we've also added a cover of "The Way You Are", originally released as a duet with Secret Service-singer Ola Håkansson and Agnetha Fältskog of ABBA - and a cover of the quite unknown original version of "Oh Susie", in Swedish!
Alamire with Fretwork, David Skinner - Thomas Tallis: Queen Katherine Parr & Songs of Reformation (2017)

Thomas Tallis: Queen Katherine Parr & Songs of Reformation (2017)
Alamire with Fretwork, directed by David Skinner

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 340 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 181 Mb | Artwork included
Classical, Renaissance, Choral | Label: Obsidian | # CD716 | Time: 01:15:36

English composer Thomas Tallis witnessed dramatic changes of religion under four monarchs, and his career accordingly represents the development of polyphonic church music in Renaissance England. Along with his student and fellow Roman Catholic, William Byrd, Tallis was one of the earliest composers to publish music under royal patent in England, and his works demonstrated the shifting doctrines and styles of liturgy in the reigns of Henry VIII, Edward VI, Mary I, and Elizabeth I. This 2017 Obsidian release features one piece with a text by Henry VIII's sixth and last wife, Katherine Parr, which gives the album its title, though the mix of Roman Catholic and Anglican pieces on the program suggests that "songs of Reformation" may be seen as one-sided. In any case, the performances by the vocal ensemble Alamire and the viol consort Fretwork put the emphasis on Tallis and his varied output, rather than on the theological preferences of royalty. The result is a well-balanced portrait of Tallis, and his choral music is given transparent textures and clear diction by the 14-voice choir, which maintains independence of parts while offering an evenly blended tone.
Charlie Daniels - Memories, Memoirs & Miles: Songs of a Lifetime (2018)

Charlie Daniels - Memories, Memoirs & Miles: Songs of a Lifetime (2018)
WEB FLAC (Tracks) - 398 MB | Cover | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 137 MB | 00:58:43
Country | Label: CDC Records

GRAMMY® winning music icon Charlie Daniels released a new album titled Memories, Memoirs and Miles – Songs of a Lifetime. The album is the musical companion to his forthcoming memoir ‘Never Look At The Empty Seats’. The 14-track project features two bonus tracks, “Long Haired Country Boy” and “Still In Saigon,” and is dedicated to the man and friend who taught him his first guitar chord, Russell Palmer.

VA - NOW That's What I Call Country Songs of Inspiration (2018)  Music

Posted by delpotro at April 10, 2018
VA - NOW That's What I Call Country Songs of Inspiration (2018)

VA - NOW That's What I Call Country Songs of Inspiration (2018)
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:05:15 | 149 Mb
Country | Label: Universal Music, Sony Music

The latest installment in the popular NOW series. Country music fans can hear the most moving hits from some of their favorite artists, including Carrie Underwood, Josh Turner, Lady Antebellum, Alison Krauss, Tim McGraw and more.
Sergio Franchi - The Songs Of Richard Rodgers (1965/2015) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Sergio Franchi - The Songs Of Richard Rodgers (1965/2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 33:10 minutes | 767 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Romantic tenor Sergio Franchi was born in Italy; during a career spanning close to three decades he won acclaim not only as an entertainer but also as a humanitarian, earning the title of "Cavaliery" from the Italian government. Becoming an American citizen, Franchi issued a series of recordings for RCA before succumbing to cancer on May 1, 1990. This, long time out-of-print 1965 album, features the songs Of Richard Rodgers, who was one of the major figures in American musical theatre in the 20th century.
Karim Sulayman, Apollo's Fire, Jeannette Sorrell - Songs Of Orpheus (2018) [Official Digital Download 24-bit/96kHz]

Karim Sulayman, Apollo's Fire, Jeannette Sorrell - Songs Of Orpheus (2018)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 63:19 minutes | 1,3 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Karim Sulayman is a Lebanese-American tenor pays tribute to his favorite myth " Orpheus" on this debut album. He brings to life Orpheus's character through his sensitivity to dynamics and emotional delivery of this beautifully composed music. Sulayman is accompanied by leading baroque interpreters Jeannette Sorrell and Apollo's Fire.