Savall Bal Kan

Jordi Savall & Hesperion XXI - Bal-Kan - Miel et Sang (2013) [3CD Set] {Alia Vox}

Jordi Savall & Hesperion XXI - Bal-Kan - Miel et Sang (2013) [3CD Set] {Alia Vox}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 1.21 Gb | MP3 @320 -> 554 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (jpg) -> 323 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2013 Alia Vox | AVSA 9902
Classical / World Music / Chamber Music

The name of the Balkans has an unusually graphic etymology: having discovered the beauty of this pivotal part of Europe, which stretches from Italy to the Bosphorous, and the ruggedness of its people, who put up fierce resistance to invasion, the Turks chose to describe the region with the words Bal (Honey) and Kan (Blood). Honey & Blood: never was there so apt a metaphor! So much richness and drama packed into such a small area is guaranteed to fire the imagination of historians and artists, especially musicians. Thanks to the magic of an ambitious programme built around the cycles of life, Jordi Savall invites us to travel the length and breadth of a region which has always had more than its share of human and historical drama. 230 minutes of music scan the full range of human emotions illuminated by 1001 different musical traditions, all of which nevertheless spring from a common source. "The future belongs to those with the longest memory", wrote Nietzsche. Once more, Jordi Savall brilliantly demonstrates that music is a key component of the collective memory that enables us to face our future. This lavishly documented CD-Book, translated into 12 languages, is a must for any self-respecting collector.

Jordi Savall - Llibre Vermell de Montserrat (2016)  Music

Posted by tomashass at Dec. 2, 2016
Jordi Savall - Llibre Vermell de Montserrat (2016)

Jordi Savall - Llibre Vermell de Montserrat (2016)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 01:11:44 | 166 MB
Genre: Classical, Medieval Era, Sacred | Label: Alia Vox

Jordi Savall is among the leading instrumentalists and conductors of the European early music scene, specializing in Renaissance and medieval music. He began studying music when he was six, learning cello and pursuing that instrument at the Barcelona Conservatory. He took an interest in early music, and began learning the viola da gamba. That instrument possesses approximately the same range and similar playing technique as the cello, but instead of being a member of the violin family is part of the related, older family of stringed instruments, the viol family, visually most easily distinguished from their cousins by their sloping shoulder lines.
Francois Couperin - Les Concerts Royaux (2005) (Jordi Savall)

Francois Couperin - Les Concerts Royaux (2005) (Jordi Savall)
Classical | 1cd | EAC Rip | Flac + Cue + Log | covers
Alia Vox, AV9840 | rec: 2004 | 400Mb

Composed for the Sunday concerts of the aging Louis XIV, François Couperin's Concerts Royaux are as good as it gets for French Baroque chamber music. The lightness, the tenderness, the elegance, the etherealness, and, above all, the endearing poetry and enduring musicality of Couperin's works are as ingratiating today as they were 300 years ago. This is particularly true in this AliaVox recording by the international Le Concert des Nations led by bass violist Jordi Savall.
Jordi Savall - Carlos V - Mille Regretz: La Cancion Del Emperador (2000) {Alia Vox AV 9814}

Jordi Savall - Carlos V - Mille Regretz: La Cancion Del Emperador (2000) {Alia Vox AV 9814}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 361 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 180 Mb
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© 2000 Alia Vox | AV 9814
Classical / Renaissance / Medieval / Choral / Instrumental Music

Jordi Savall has brought us yet another treasure on his own Alia Vox label, this time a mixed bag of music by Reformation Era composers and a handful of slightly earlier works. It’s all taken from a concert program Savall gave last year under the aegis of “greatest hits of the court of Charles V”. The composers presented are mostly court musicians for that Holy Roman Emperor, but Josquin and Heinrich Isaac also are included, the latter as a nod to Charles’ grandfather, Maximilian I, who was responsible for getting Charles the crown. Savall combines his first-rate instrumental ensemble, updated to Hespèrion XXI, with his own vocal group, La Capella Reial de Catalunya. The results are captivating. Savall’s musicians are tops in the field, and their collective talents, constantly on display in this varied program, are simply a joy to hear.
Jordi Savall - Alfons V El Magnanim (1396 - 1458) - El Cancionero De Montecassino (2001) {2CD Alia Vox AV9816 A+B}

Jordi Savall - Alfons V El Magnanim (1396 - 1458) - El Cancionero De Montecassino (2001) {2CD Alia Vox AV9816 A+B}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 651 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 342 Mb
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© 2001 Alia Vox | AV9816 A+B
Classical / Medieval / Renaissance / Choral / Instrumental Music

The works on this 2-CD set all come from a single source: a document called "Cancionero de Montecassino" which is believed to contain works composed between 1430 and 1480. Somehow the document has survived down through the centuries; it was almost lost when the Abbey where it was stored was bombed in 1944. Luckily the document survived so that this amazing CD set could be recorded by the - also amazing - Le Capella Reial de Catalunya. This CD is the second in a series entitled "Musicas Reales", the first of which being "Carlos V" containing works mainly from the 16th century. If you enjoyed that one, then "Alfons V el Magnanim" will be a welcome addition to your CD spinner.
Watcher in the Attic / Edogawa Ranpo ryoki-kan Yaneura no sanposha (1976)

Watcher in the Attic / Edogawa Ranpo ryoki-kan Yaneura no sanposha (1976)
Japanese | DVDRip | MKV | 716x372 | AVC @ 1915 kb/s | 1.23 GB
Audio: AC-3 @ 384 kb/s | 2 channels | 01:16:23 minutes | Subs: English, Spanish (embedded)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Erotic

Based on a story by well-praised Japanese writer Edogawa Rampo. In Tokyo, 1923, Saburo Gouda is exploring secrets of his fellow-occupants of an apartment building. All from above, using spy-holes bored in ceilings of his neighbors rooms.

VA - Kan-Gu-Wa and Chop Chop (2016)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at Oct. 22, 2016
VA - Kan-Gu-Wa and Chop Chop (2016)

VA - Kan-Gu-Wa and Chop Chop (2016)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) +cue, log, artworks - 223 MB |MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 131 MB | 00:56:44
RnB, Soul, Blues, Oldies | Label: Stag-O-Lee | Release Year: 2016

First time on CD! The third and fourth volumes in the Exotic Blues & Rhythm series were released on limited edition 10" vinyl (500 copies per volume) and sold out in next to no time! Enjoy amazing and danceable tunes from the late 50s and early 60s - a handful of Popcorn dancefloor smashs, a few grinding Tittyshakers, awesome Rhythm & Blues - most of them with an exotic twist! 24 songs.
Jordi Savall & Le Concert des Nations - Tous les matins du Monde (2001) {Alia Vox CD & Bonus CD AV9821}

Jordi Savall & Le Concert des Nations - Tous les matins du Monde (2001) {Alia Vox CD & Bonus CD AV9821}
XLD rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 694 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 326 Mb
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© 2001 Alia Vox | AV9821 / BE-AV9821
Classical / Baroque / Chamber Music / Bass Viola da gamba

The 1991 French film Tous les matins du monde (All the Mornings of the World) attracted an audience of unexpected size for a story about French Baroque viol music, becoming a runaway hit in France and Germany and even gained wide distribution in the classical-chary U.S. The commercial ramifications grew with the release of the film's soundtrack, featuring early music giant Jordi Savall on viol; the soundtrack achieved platinum sales levels in its initial release. The film's story, built on a very few sketchy facts about the reclusive seventeenth century viol player known only as Monsieur de Sainte Colombe, drew viewers with its modern resonances touching on the conflict between art and popular success, and partly with its dramatic lighting reminiscent of the paintings of Louis le Nain. The soundtrack has a few pieces with vocals or with a small ensemble of other players.
Jordi Savall, Ton Koopman, Ariane Maurette - Francois Couperin - Pieces de violes - 1728 (2012) {Alia Vox AVSA9893}

Jordi Savall, Ton Koopman, Ariane Maurette - Francois Couperin - Pieces de violes - 1728 (2012) {Alia Vox AVSA9893}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 239 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 103 Mb
Artwork @ 600 dpi (jpg) -> 344 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1975, 2012 Alia Vox | AVSA9893
Classical / Baroque / Chamber Music / Bass Viola da gamba / Harpsichord

This beautiful recording, once long out-of-print, is now remastered in high definition multi-channel hybrid SACD, and is the first album made by Jordi Savall for the Astrée label, now reissued on Alia Vox. With this rare 1975 disc, Savall confirmed François Couperin as a master composer for viola da gamba with affinities to the previous masters of French music. On the recording Mr. Savall plays an authentic 7-string bass viol, anonymously constructed in 17th century France. He is joined by musicians Ton Koopman playing a Gilbert des Ruisseaux harpsichord built in the late 17th century and Ariane Maurette playing a Barak Norman bass viol constructed in London in 1697. Couperin’s music for these colorful instruments is marvelous, contemplative and beguiling. The highly collectible album, a must-have of the Savall oeuvre, is now available again and features a very informative booklet.

Alvin - Tome 02 - Le Bal des Monstres  Comics

Posted by Maroutan at Sept. 25, 2016
Alvin - Tome 02 - Le Bal des Monstres

Alvin - Tome 02 - Le Bal des Monstres
French | CBZ | 58 pages | 67.13 MB

Alvin est déjà de retour ! Hautière et Dillies clôturent ce diptyque au son du banjo ! Après avoir traversé les États-Unis dans la bonne humeur (« J'ai mal aux pieds. - Marche sur les mains. »), Gaston, Alvin et « le Bizarre » atteignent le Bayou. Objectif : trouver la famille du petit orphelin dans cette bonne ville du sud pétrie de préjugés. Heureusement, la philosophie et la poésie trouvent toujours à se loger dans les petits riens de l'existence et ce d'autant plus sous le trait virtuose de Renaud Dillies !