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John Wojciechowski - Focus (2015)  Music

Posted by mark70 at Sept. 20, 2015
John Wojciechowski - Focus (2015)

John Wojciechowski - Focus (2015)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 72:31 min | 170 MB
Genre: Jazz | Label: Origin Records

In choosing Focus as the title of this bristling, no-holds-barred album, saxophonist John Wojciechowski spells out his entire artistic philosophy, and does so with the succinct force that has marked his work throughout Chicago over the last decade. With his quartet of equally respected and dynamic musical partners - pianist Ryan Cohan, bassist Dennis Carroll, and drummer Dana Hall - they create a timeless recording full of rich melodic compositions and inspired interplay.
John Williams - The Guitarist (Complete Columbia Album Collection): Box Set 59CDs (2016)

John Williams - The Guitarist (Complete Columbia Album Collection): Box Set 59CDs (2016)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 7,08 Gb
Label: Sony Music Classical | Release Year: 2016

The new box contains no fewer than three different Williams recordings of that most popular of all guitar works, Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez – from 1964 with the Ormandy and the Philadelphia Orchestra, from 1974 with Barenboim and the English Chamber Orchestra, and from 1983 with Frémaux and the Philharmonia Orchestra – plus a performance of its much-loved Adagio in Williams’s celebrated 1993 “Seville Concert”.
Franz Halasz - All In Twilight - Toru Takemitsu: Complete Music for Solo Guitar (2000)

Franz Halász - All In Twilight - Tōru Takemitsu: Complete Music for Solo Guitar (2000)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 277 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 173 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical, Chamber Music | Label: BIS | # BIS-CD-1075 | Time: 01:10:10

German guitarist Franz Halász displays a fine sense of tone and pacing in this revealing overview of Takemitsu's solo guitar music. Takemitsu wrote for the concert stage in an original avant-garde idiom, created over 100 film soundtracks, and produced arrangements of Japanese folk tunes and Western popular music. This range, except for the soundtracks, is represented here. The title tracks are from the concert work All in Twilight – Four pieces for guitar (1987), inspired by Paul Klee's painting of the same name. Here Halász's beautiful touch is shown in contrasting and subtle timbres on the composer's rich, jazz-like harmonies, sometimes brooding, sometimes in quickly flowing passages like those of the third movement. Next, the first six of "12 Songs" introduces some technically challenging, but aesthetically straightforward arrangements – Sammy Fain's classic Secret Love, four tunes by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, and George Gershwin's Summertime in which Takemitsu spectacularly manages to reduce the best orchestral parts to the limits of the guitar and to improvise in a free-flowing manner.

John Clare's Romanticism  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AvaxGenius at July 21, 2017
John Clare's Romanticism

John Clare's Romanticism By Adam White
English | PDF | 2017 | 331 Pages | ISBN : 3319538586 | 6.64 MB

This book offers a major reassessment of John Clare’s poetry and his position in the Romantic canon. Alert to Clare’s knowledge of the work of his Romantic contemporaries and near contemporaries, it puts forward the first extended series of comparisons of Clare’s poetry with texts we now think of as defining the period – in particular poems by Robert Burns, William Wordsworth, Lord Byron, and John Keats.

The Routledge Handbook of Franz Brentano and the Brentano School  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by roxul at July 21, 2017
The Routledge Handbook of Franz Brentano and the Brentano School

Uriah Kriegel, "The Routledge Handbook of Franz Brentano and the Brentano School"
2017 | ISBN-10: 1138023442 | 408 pages | PDF | 2 MB
The Hidden Smile of God: The Fruit of Affliction in the Lives of John Bunyan, William Cowper, and David Brainerd

John Piper - The Hidden Smile of God: The Fruit of Affliction in the Lives of John Bunyan, William Cowper, and David Brainerd
Published: 2001-01-15 | ISBN: 1581342470, 1433501899 | PDF | 176 pages | 0.61 MB

John Lee Hooker - His Best Chess Sides (1997) (REPOST)  Music

Posted by shamanicus at July 20, 2017
John Lee Hooker - His Best Chess Sides (1997) (REPOST)

John Lee Hooker - His Best Chess Sides (1997)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Artwork | 248 mb | MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 129 mb
Blues| Label: Chess - Chess CHD-9383

John Lee Hooker, as anyone with a decent-sized blues collection knows, recorded for a virtual parade of labels early in his career, including Chess, although his stays with the company were fairly brief. Hooker's best early recordings, most would agree, were issued on Modern and Vee-Jay, not Chess.
Benjamin Frith - John Field: Piano Music, Vol. 2 (Nocturnes and Sonatas) (2000)

Benjamin Frith - John Field: Piano Music, Vol. 2 (Nocturnes and Sonatas) (2000)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 173 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 160 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Naxos | # 8.550762 | Time: 01:06:57

The first volume of this series (Naxos 8.550761) mixed the first two sonatas of Field's Op. 1 with the first nine Nocturnes. The Sonata Op. 1 No. 3 in C minor logically appears on this second volume, in a most successful performance. Dedicated to Clementi, the first movement shows distinct tendencies towards 'Sturm und Drang'. Neither movement is fast: the concluding Rondo (marked Allegretto scherzando) is bursting with wit and charm to balance the stress of the first. This piece alone justifies the modest outlay for this disc. The remaining tracks, the next nine Nocturnes in the series, demonstrate Frith's sensitivity. Importantly, he shows a laudable restraint with the sustaining pedal. His sweet cantabile is the result of an acute musical sensitivity, and he never overblows the scale of these miniatures.
The Machines of Leonardo Da Vinci and Franz Reuleaux: Kinematics of Machines from the Renaissance to the 20th Century [Repost]

Francis C. Moon - The Machines of Leonardo Da Vinci and Franz Reuleaux: Kinematics of Machines from the Renaissance to the 20th Century
Published: 2007-07-11 | ISBN: 1402055986 | PDF | 419 pages | 8.77 MB

John Kay - Heretics & Privateers (2001)  Music

Posted by popsakov at July 19, 2017
John Kay - Heretics & Privateers (2001)

John Kay - Heretics & Privateers (2001)
EAC Rip | WV (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 341 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 121 Mb
Full Scans (JPG, 600 dpi) ~ 180 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Blues, Folk, Acoustic | CrossCut Records #CCD 12004

Originally released in 2001 on Cannonball Records, this album contains 12 'blues flavored' songs. John Kay, leader of one of rock's most venerable bands, Steppenwolf, has returned to the folk/blues roots of his troubador days with the release of his fourth solo recording "Heretics and Privateers". The musical subtlety and emotional depth of the albums 12 composistions feature provacative lyrics which offer a gritty view of contemporary life, surveying the human toll of institutional callousness with unflinching clarity. Kay's lyrics aren't the gripes of a chronic malcontect but the deeply felt observations of a first-generation American whose appreciation of his adopted country's promise and potential is balanced by an awareness of it's lapses…