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George Mikes - How to be a Brit [Repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by rotten comics at Feb. 18, 2016
George Mikes - How to be a Brit [Repost]

George Mikes - How to be a Brit
1984 | ISBN: 0140081798 | English | 272 pages | EPUB | 9 MB

How to be an Alien (Penguin Reading Lab Level 3) by Mikes  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tanas.olesya at Jan. 4, 2015
How to be an Alien (Penguin Reading Lab Level 3) by Mikes

How to be an Alien (Penguin Reading Lab Level 3) by Mikes
English | Feby 15, 2000 | ISBN: 0582416868 | 48 Pages | MP3 128 Kbps + PDF | Lenght: 01:04:00 | 40 MB

Educational: English language: readers & reading schemes; ELT graded readers.One of a series of simplified educational editions written for learners of English. This award-winning collection of adapted classic literature and original stories develops reading skills for low-beginning through advanced students.
Bohuslav Martinu – Opening of the Wells, Legend of the Smoke from Potato Fires, Mikes of the Mountains (Kühn)

Bohuslav Martinu – Opening of the Wells, Legend of the Smoke from Potato Fires, Mikes of the Mountains (Kühn)
EAC Rip | FLAC tracks + CUE, LOG | TT 62:45 | cover (jpg) included | 300 MB
Kuhn Mixed Chorus, Pavel Kühn
Recorded 1988 | Released 2009 | Supraphon

Robert Reed - Variations On Themes By David Bedford (2017)  Music

Posted by delpotro at Aug. 21, 2017
Robert Reed - Variations On Themes By David Bedford (2017)

Robert Reed - Variations On Themes By David Bedford (2017)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+log+.cue) | 00:35:53 | 186 Mb
Crossover Prog, Folk | Label: Tigermoth Records

Robert Reed will also release Variations On Themes By David Bedford. "I've been working with David's family as part of this years celebrations of David's work, he would have been 80 this year," Reed told Prog of the composer and musician who orchestrated Mike Odlfield's Tubular Bells. "So I have recorded an EP of re-workings of some of his work. Sid Smith has written the sleeve notes, and Tom Newman has mixed it, and it features appearances from Terry Oldfield and Les Penning. I think his work it a little over shadowed by Mikes, even though he had a massive influence on Oldfield's work."
Arne Domnerus - Jazz At The Pawnshop 3: Good Vibes (1976/2017) [DSD128 + Hi-Res FLAC]

Arne Domnérus, Bengt Hallberg, Georg Riedel, Egil Johansen, Lars Erstrand -
- Jazz At The Pawnshop, Volume 3: Good Vibes (1976/2017)

DSD128 (.dsf) 1 bit/5,6 MHz | Time - 55:08 minutes | 2,53 GB
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/176,4 kHz | Time - 55:08 minutes | 2,15 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

The recordings that comprise Jazz At The Pawnshop, made by recording engineer Gert Palmcrantz in 1976, are widely regarded by audiophiles as the best jazz recordings of the 20th Century. Jazz At The Pawnshop 3 is the last in this series that revisits the legendary Stockholm sessions from musicians Arne Domnerus, Bengt Hallberg, Georg Riedel, Egil Johansen, and Lars Erstrand, presenting five previously unreleased tracks that highlight the unique relationship these jazz musicians have, their fervent improvisations bonding them to each other and to their audience.

Giuliano Carmignola - Haydn - Violin Concertos (2012) (Repost)  Music

Posted by tirexiss at Aug. 16, 2017
Giuliano Carmignola - Haydn - Violin Concertos (2012) (Repost)

Giuliano Carmignola - Haydn - Violin Concertos (2012)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 59:23 | 345 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Archiv Produktion | Catalog: 4778774 AH

Italian violinist Guiliano Carmignola has a crisp, sharp style that can do wonderful things in High Baroque repertory. In Classical-period music he is again distinctive, but your mileage may vary. This release harks back to the middle days of historically informed playing, when Baroque groups first began to explore the Classical era (and music beyond). There are no graceful, gentle lines here, no warm, muted colors of mythological figures frolicking in summer sunshine.

English Humour for Beginners  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at July 8, 2017
English Humour for Beginners

English Humour for Beginners by George Mikes
English | June 2nd, 2016 | ASIN: B01CUIAD92, ISBN: 0048270717 | 134 pages | AZW3 | 19.11 MB

If you want to succeed here you must be able to handle the English sense of humour. So proclaims George Mikes' timeless exploration of this curious phenomenon. Whether it's understatement, self-deprecation or plain cruelty, the three elements he identifies as essential to our sense of humour, being witty here is a way of life.

Gavin Bryars ‎- A Portrait (2003) 2CDs [Repost]  Music

Posted by Designol at May 28, 2017
Gavin Bryars ‎- A Portrait (2003) 2CDs [Repost]

Gavin Bryars ‎- A Portrait (2003) 2CDs
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 703 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 362 Mb | Scans included | 02:30:19
Modern Classical, Experimental, Minimalism | Label: Philips | # 473 296-2

Philips's collection of major works that have propelled Gavin Bryars to New Music stardom is an effective overview of his music. The longest work is his Cello Concerto, handsomely played by Julian Lloyd Webber with a big, colorful tone and sustained intensity throughout its contemplative half-hour. A comparable mood pervades the bright tintinnabulating textures of the whimsically titled One Last Bar, Then Joe Can Sing. Similar as well, in their attractive serenity and suppressed sadness, are many of the other works here, prime among them the viola concerto in all but name, The North Shore, a tone painting of the rugged cliffs of northeast England. Adnan Songbook, settings of six poems by Lebanese poet Etel Adnan, are beautifully sung by soprano Valerie Anderson and delicately scored for a small ensemble. Bryars's biggest hits, The Sinking of the Titanic and Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet, have inspired him to numerous reworkings and capsuled fragments. They're represented by Titanic Lament, depicting a hymn tune dissolving into gray, watery textures, and two very different four-minute versions of Jesus' Blood, both with Tom Waits.

Mike Levine - Star Gazing (2017)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at May 10, 2017
Mike Levine - Star Gazing (2017)

Mike Levine - Star Gazing (2017)
Jazz, Smooth Jazz | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 00:54:28 | 125 MB
Label: Downtimes Productions | Release Year: 2017

Based in the Sunshine State, Jazz pianist Mike Levine has developed a reputation as a solid player, producer, and composer on the Miami scene. With a career that stretches back to the early 80’s, the University of Miami alumnus made his record debut in 1981 as co-leader of The Ross-Levine Band, a project upon which Pat Metheny was a guest artist. The effort drew national attention and remained in the top ten of the AC-Jazz Chart for six weeks. The subsequent effort also faired well and paved the band’s way as an opening act for such highly regarded performers as Michael Franks, Gato Barbieri, and Dionne Warwick.

Jacintha - SACD Collection (1998-2005) PS3 ISO + Hi-Res FLAC  Vinyl & HR

Posted by HDAtall at Feb. 17, 2017
Jacintha - SACD Collection (1998-2005) PS3 ISO + Hi-Res FLAC

Jacintha - SACD Collection (1998-2005)
PS3 Rip | 5x SACD ISO | DSD64 2.0 (& DST64 5.1) > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 259:31 minutes | Scans | 10,6 GB
or FLAC Stereo (converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Scans included | ~ 5,11 GB

Jacintha is a Singaporean jazz singer/torch singer and stage actress who has been well-known in parts of the Asia-Pacific region since the '80s and has been increasing her exposure in North America since the late '90s. Jacintha has never been the type of jazz artist who goes out of her way to be abstract, difficult, or complicated; her work has been quite accessible and easy to absorb, drawing on direct or indirect influences that have included Julie London and Shirley Horn as well as Brazilian star Astrud Gilberto. Jacintha has long been fluent in English, which is widely spoken in Singapore and is one of its four official languages along with Malay, Mandarin Chinese and Tamil.