Pedro Marin

São Paulo Symphony Orchestra, Marin Alsop - Prokofiev: Symphony No. 6, Op. 111 & Waltz Suite (2016)

São Paulo Symphony Orchestra, Marin Alsop - Prokofiev: Symphony No. 6, Op. 111 & Waltz Suite
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks)+cue, log, m3u, d.booklet | 68:16 min | 287 MB
Label: Naxos - 8.573029 | Tracks: 09 | Rls.date: 2016
Classical, Orchestral

Prokofiev started work on his Sixth Symphony in 1945 and, unlike the victorious mood of the Fifth (Naxos 8.573029) it reveals a darker response to war and its consequences. The work was condemned by the ‘Zhdanov decree’ but composer and critics regarded the symphony highly, the noble yet anguished threnody of its central Largo balanced by the painful violence of the outer movements. The work’s ending has been described as “one of the most shattering in the repertoire”. With themes both capricious and sensuous, the Waltz Suite recycles material from earlier scores to create a remarkably effective quasi-symphonic entity.
BSO, Marin Alsop - Bartok: Concerto For Orchestra - Music For Strings, Percussion & Celesta (2012) [Official Digital Download]

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Marin Alsop - Bartok: Concerto For Orchestra - Music For Strings, Percussion & Celesta (2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 66:57 minutes | 2.26 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Bela Bartok's Concerto for Orchestra, one of his greatest works, was written in the United States after the composer was forced to flee Hungary during World War II. It is not only a brilliant display vehicle for each instrumental section but a work of considerable structural ingenuity that unites classical forms and sonorities with the pungency of folk rhythms and harmonies. Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta explores darker moods through a score of marvelously poised symmetry. This release follows Marin Alsop's 'riveting' (Gramophone) Baltimore Symphony recordings of Dvorak's symphonies.

Rossini - Semiramide (Ion Marin) [1994]  Music

Posted by Vilboa at April 4, 2017
Rossini - Semiramide (Ion Marin) [1994]

Rossini - Semiramide (Ion Marin) [1994]
Classical | Deutsche Grammophon 437 797-2 | TT: 59.45+74.48+72.49 | EAC (flac, cue, log) | Covers | 831 Mb

Semiramide is Rossini's last opera seria. The title role was written for his wife, Isabella Colbran. The extremely florid vocal style is often a vehicle for spectacular vocal display rather than an intrinsic part of the score. The ensemble-scenes (particularly the duos between Arsace and Semiramide) and choruses are also of a high order, as is the orchestral writing, which makes full use of a large pit. The work starts with a well-known overture, and throughout it calls for outstanding singers in the leading soprano and contralto roles. Semiramide is occasionally performed but is not part of the standard operatic repertoire.
Colorado SO, Marin Alsop, Joseph Alessi - Christopher Rouse: Trombone Concerto; Gorgon; Iscariot (1997)

Christopher Rouse: Trombone Concerto; Gorgon; Iscariot (1997)
Joseph Alessi, trombone; Colorado Symphony Orchestra; Marin Alsop, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 254 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 162 Mb | Scans included
Classical | Label: RCA Victor Red Seal | # 09026-68410-2 | Time: 01:01:44

Among contemporary composers of orchestral music, Christopher Rouse is a prominent figure, noted for his extremely virtuosic scores as well as for his dark subject matter. Such fantastic – some might say nightmarish – pieces as the ultra-violent Gorgon (1984) and the enigmatic Iscariot (1989) are true to form in their evocation of mythology or religion, and even the elegiac Trombone Concerto (1991) has its suggestions of otherworldly things, particularly in its quotation of Leonard Bernstein's "Kaddish" Symphony and the haunting, dirge-like adaptation of the folk song Tsintskaro at the opening of the third movement. Yet Rouse's music is much more than its allusions, however meaningful, and it's possible to enjoy these works for their raw power and ethereal beauty without knowing anything about their references.
Boston SO, Marin Alsop - Leonard Bernstein: Symphony No. 3 'Kaddish'; Missa Brevis; The Lark (2015)

Leonard Bernstein - Symphony No. 3 'Kaddish'; Missa Brevis; The Lark (2015)
Claire Bloom (narrator), Kelley Nassief (soprano);
São Paul Symphony Choir; Maryland State Boychoir; Washington Chorus;
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Marin Alsop

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 267 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 172 Mb | Artwork included
Genre: Classical | Label: Naxos | # 8.559742 | Time: 01:09:38

Three examples of Leonard Bernstein’s vocal art can be heard in this recording. His Symphony No. 3 ‘Kaddish’ shuns traditional symphonic ideas in favor of an eclectic theatrical and oratorio-like form with a prominent rôle for speaker. For this recording Marin Alsop has returned to the work’s original narrative text, heard before the 1977 revision. The Lark – heard in a concert version with added narration – derives from Lillian Hellman’s adaptation of L’Alouette on the life of Joan of Arc, and it was this music that Bernstein reworked into his Missa Brevis many years later. Marin Alsop is a Bernstein protégé, and has written fondly and extensively about studying with him. He mentored her when he was conductor of the New York Philharmonic and few conductors today understand his music better. This disc presents Bernstein the vocal composer performed inlargely original editions by one of his best contemporary interpreters. The speaker in Kaddish is the great actress Claire Bloom.

Pedro Soler & Gaspar Claus - Al Viento (2016) {InFine}  Music

Posted by shamanicus at Feb. 18, 2017
Pedro Soler & Gaspar Claus - Al Viento (2016) {InFine}

Pedro Soler & Gaspar Claus - Al Viento (2016)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Artwork | RAR | 341 mb
Flamenco, World, Classical | Label: InFiné - iF 21036

Pedro Soler & Gaspar Claus new album “Al viento” was sketched out in Icelandic territory, with Valgeir Sigurösson in his Greenhouse studio, then later completed in Spain with Didier Richard, drives the nail home.

Marin Ledun, "L'Homme qui a vu l'homme"  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by TimMa at Oct. 17, 2016
Marin Ledun, "L'Homme qui a vu l'homme"

Marin Ledun, "L'Homme qui a vu l'homme"
Sixtrid | 2016 | ISBN: N/A | French | MP3 128 Kbps | Lenght: 11:04:00 | 548.8 Mb
Pays basque nord, janvier 2009. La tempête Klaus vient de s'abattre sur la façade atlantique. Les rumeurs autour de la disparition d'un militant basque, Jokin Sasko, enflent. Iban Urtiz, reporter, comprend que cette affaire n'est pas un cas isolé. La jeune Eztia, soeur du disparu, lui ouvre les portes d'un monde de mensonges et de trahisons où enlèvements, tortures et séquestrations sont devenus les armes de l'ombre. Tandis que deux tueurs tentent d'étouffer la vérité, la vie d'Iban bascule dans une guerre sans pitié qui ne dit pas son nom. …
Paco de Lucia - Castro Marin (1981) {2010 Nueva Integral Box Set CD 17 of 27}

Paco de Lucia - Castro Marin (1981) {2010 Nueva Integral Box Set CD 17 of 27}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 186 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 86 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (jpg) -> 21 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1981, 2010 Philips / Universal Music Spain | 0042283202320
Jazz / Flamenco / International Jazz / World Music / Guitar

New version of the Paco de Lucía Integral, 27 CDs his complete work remastered. "Cositas Buenas", his last album, comes as a new in this new Integral. Now in a new economic format. This collection is a unique tour of the work of Paco de Lucia from 1964 to 2004. One of the least well-known of the extensive body of work recorded by the Algeciran, which contains some of the tracks that he would include months later on his 1981 record Solo Quiero Caminar with The Sextet. On two songs he counts on the participation of John McLaughlin and Larry Coryell, both of whom collaborated on a series of virtuoso trio performances, an idea promoted by Paco’s manager, Barry Marshall, towards the end of 1978 (Al di Meola soon took the place of Larry Coryell).

Mihail Marin: Winning against the Grünfeld  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by FenixN at Sept. 26, 2016
Mihail Marin: Winning against the Grünfeld

Mihail Marin: Winning against the Grünfeld
DVDRips | MP4/AVC, ~40 kb/s | 606x606 | Duration: 04:40:48 | English: AAC, 32 kb/s (1 ch) | 154 MB
Genre: Chess

The Grünfeld is a highly dynamic opening in which Black’s position often seems to hang together by a single thread; and yet, this apparently precarious equilibrium appears to be enough to make it entirely viable - up to the highest level.

Marin Marais - Suites pour Viole de Gambe (Jordi Savall)  Music

Posted by Bibixy at July 5, 2014
Marin Marais - Suites pour Viole de Gambe (Jordi Savall)

Marin Marais - Suites pour Viole de Gambe (Jordi Savall)
7 CD | MP3 | 1975-1983 / 2006 | 6 RAR 1.02 Gb
MP3 192 Kbps | Lame encoded | Tracks, Covers

French composer Marin Marais (1656-1728) was remarkably prolific, writing nearly 600 compositions for viola da gamba, as well as many operas. One of his major collections of music for the gamba is Suitte d'un Gôut Etranger, a collection of 33 short works written, according to the composer, "to stretch the skill of those who do not like easy pieces.". Between 1975 and 1983, Jordi Savall recorded five albums including the most beautiful pieces from each of the five Books of Pieces for the Viol composed by Marin Marais between 1686 and 1725. A silence of nearly 250 years came to an end. A repertoire - and even better, an instrument - returned from oblivion. The memory of a composer had never been so closely linked to the performing art of a musician.