Cologne

Gurzenich-Orchester Cologne, Cologne Opera Chorus, Dmitrij Kitajenko - Tchaikovsky: Iolanta (2015)

Pjotr Iljitsch Tschaikowsky: Jolanthe (2015) 2CDs
Gürzenich-Orchester Köln, Chor der Oper Köln; Dmitrij Kitajenko, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 469 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 250 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: OEHMS | # OC963 | Time: 01:47:27

The world premieres of Iolanta and The Nutcracker took place on 18 December 1892 at St. Petersburg’s Mariinsky Theatre. “The execution of both,” wrote the composer to his brother Anatoly the next day, “was magnificent, and that of the ballet perhaps too magnificent – its brilliance made one’s eyes tired.” Gustav Mahler conducted the first performance of the one-act opera outside Russia on 3 January 1893 in Hamburg and also directed the Viennese premiere of Iolanta on 22 March 1900.
Der Bettler vom Kölner Dom / The beggar from the Cologne Cathedral (1927)

Der Bettler vom Kölner Dom / The beggar from the Cologne Cathedral (1927)
DVD9 | VIDEO_TS | PAL mpeg 2 ~6288 kbps avg | ~109 minutes | 25 fps | 720x576 | 4.74 GB
Audio: German Intertitles | AC3 2 Ch 224 Kbps ; AC3 1 Ch 64 Kbps | Subtitles: English, French
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy | Director: Rolf Randolf

The policeman Tom Wilkins is a man of a thousand disguises and masks. He is a gang of jewel thieves on the trail, disguised as beggars, in Cologne, drives up to mischief. Is killed as a police officer disguised as a beggar in the shadow of Cologne Cathedral, pointed to the events. Randolf now almost forgotten work fascinated audiences with his former masked villains, spies and secret lodges. Gangsters infiltrate all layers of the Cologne-based company. No one is who he seems and no one can dare go unpunished. The hero of the film travels the fastest cars, surrounds himself with beautiful women and live in the most expensive hotels.

Champion Jack Dupree - Live At Rockpalast: Cologne 1980 (2017)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at March 13, 2017
Champion Jack Dupree - Live At Rockpalast: Cologne 1980 (2017)

Champion Jack Dupree - Live At Rockpalast: Cologne 1980 (2017)
Piano Blues | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:59:44 | 278 MB
Label: M.I.G. | Release Year: 2017

Because Champion Jack Dupree lived and toured in Germany for an extended period of time, many older blues fans will remember his live shows, which were a mixture of barrelhouse blues and boogie, stories and mostly saucy jokes (Shakesbeer says …). On the other side, there also were his very emotional, often autobiographical slow blues. The concert DVD presents all facets of this great barrelhouse piano player and singer; it is fun to watch, offers musical pleasures and makes you realize that there are hardly any true characters left in the blues who would ask for another beer even in a TV studio, before the show goes on.

Pat Travers - Live At Rockpalast: Cologne 1976 (2017)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at March 2, 2017
Pat Travers - Live At Rockpalast: Cologne 1976 (2017)

Pat Travers - Live At Rockpalast: Cologne 1976 (2017)
Blues Rock | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 00:53:25 | 125 MB
Label: MIG | Release Year: 2017

His intoxicating, rough and dynamic Rockpalast performance on November 4, 1976 marked the big European breakthrough for young Canadian multi-instrumentalist Pat Travers who had just landed a major deal with Polydor in London. At that time, his band consisted of Peter “Mars” Cowling on bass and Nicko McBrain who is meanwhile drumming for Iron Maiden. Several albums later, in the 80’s, when hard rock and blues orientated rock lost its impact due to punk and new wave, Travers moved back to the US where the scene was still hooked on the genre. Still, Travers has the best reputation as a great live act with all his full speed energy and he connected well with his fans.

Kula Shaker - Live in Cologne 2016 [HDTV 720p]  Music

Posted by stfine at Jan. 9, 2017
Kula Shaker - Live in Cologne  2016 [HDTV 720p]

Kula Shaker - Live in Cologne 2016 [HDTV 720p]
AVC, 1280x720p (16:9), 6.4 mbps, 50 fps | AC3, 448 kbps, 2 ch | 01:29:21 | 4.8 GB
Psychedelic rock/Raga rock/Britpop | WDR HD | HDTV->TS

English psychedelic rock band Kula Shaker present their well-received album K 2.0 in a sold out European tour, at Gloria Theater, Cologne, Germany 11/6/2016. The band enjoyed commercial success in the UK in 90s, notching up a number of hits, including "Tattva", "Hey Dude", "Govinda", "Hush", and "Sound of Drums".

Mokhtar Samba & WDR Big Band Cologne - Musique d'Afrique (2016)  Music

Posted by tomashass at Nov. 9, 2016
Mokhtar Samba & WDR Big Band Cologne - Musique d'Afrique (2016)

Mokhtar Samba & WDR Big Band Cologne - Musique d'Afrique (2016)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 01:04:57 | 150 MB
Genre: World, Jazz | Label: Jazzline

Germany's esteemed WDR Big Band alongside guest musicians, including the dynamic Moroccan/Senegalese drummer Mokhtar Samba and his son Reda Samba on percussion. During August 2015 the WDR Big Band performed an impressive concert of large ensemble jazz crossed with African timbres and rhythms, at the Cologne Philharmonic. The guests also included Rhani Krija on percussion, Henry Dorina, electric bass, Woz Kaly, vocals and Jean-Philippe Rykiel, keyboard. The pieces were arranged and conducted by Michael Mossmann. The music is presented by Mokhtar Samba: it is about vibrant rhythms and hypnotising melodies. As Samba feels very close to the music of his ancestors, his pieces are naturally heavily influenced by the elementary power of African rhythms.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra - Duke Ellington and His Orchestra Live in Cologne 1969 (2016)

Duke Ellington And His Orchestra - Duke Ellington and His Orchestra Live in Cologne 1969 (2016)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 01:08:58 | 160 MB
Genre: Jazz | Label: Jazzline

Duke Ellington and his Orchestra in Cologne. For the first time released featuring the soloists Cat Anderson, Cootie Williams, Lawrence Brown, Johnny Hodges and Paul Gonsalves to name a few. Including the Ellington Hits Take The A-Train, Caravan, Mood Indigo, Sophisticated Lady and many more.
Dave Stewart and The Spiritual Cowboys - Live At Rockpalast (Live Cologne 1990) (2016)

Dave Stewart and The Spiritual Cowboys - Live At Rockpalast (Live Cologne 1990) (2016)
Rock, Pop Rock | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:24:52 | 213 MB
Label: Mig Music | Release Year: 2016

In view of this broad range of activities it was not such a big surprise after the EURYTHMICS' (temporary) split to see DAVE STEWART pull THE SPIRITUAL COWBOYS out of his hat in 1990, a band that musically had little to nothing in common with the synth pop of his duo with Annie Lennox. Three guitars! Two drum kits! Up to now, that was only known from southern rock/ jam bands like THE ALLMAN BROTHERS, GRATEFUL DEAD and LYNYRD SKYNYRD. Behind one of the drum sets sat Martin Chambers whom STEWART had borrowed from Chrissie Hynde (PRETENDERS) - if Chambers did not hurry to the front edge of the stage to shake the maracas or sing backing vocals.

After the Battle 104: The Battle For Cologne  Magazines

Posted by sawk2x at March 3, 2016
After the Battle 104: The Battle For Cologne

After the Battle 104: The Battle For Cologne
Battle of Britain International | 1999 | English | 55 Pages | True PDF | 11 MB
Cathy Krier - Rameau & Ligeti (2014) {Deutschlandradio / Avi Service for music, Cologne}

Cathy Krier - Rameau & Ligeti (2014) {Deutschlandradio / Avi Service for music, Cologne}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 189 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 153 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (png) -> 76 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2014 Deutschlandradio / Avi Service for music, Cologne | 8553308
Classical / Baroque / Contemporary Classical / Piano

In 2014 we celebrate Jean-Philippe Rameau s 250th anniversary. To highlight his wonderful compositions, this disc also presents works by 20th-century musical pioneer Ligeti. Rameau and Ligeti have a similar approach to generating music, and their short pieces are of similar drama and effect. Krier steers her own path between sentimental and spiky, with a bright, forthright tone. “Does it make sense to combine the music of a French Baroque master with avant-garde works written in the 1950‘s? Can one place these two composers – Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764) and György Ligeti (1923-2006) – side by side? Do they have anything in common, and, if so, how can such traits be viewed from the vantage points of two entirely different centuries?