The Sky Before The Storm

Royal Liverpool PO, Vasily Petrenko - Dmitry Shostakovich: Symphony No. 11 'The Year 1905' (2009)

Dmitry Shostakovich: Symphony No. 11 in G minor, Op. 103 'The Year 1905' (2009)
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Vasily Petrenko

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 217 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 141 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Naxos | # 8.572082 | Time: 00:57:35

The good news is this recording of Shostakovich's Eleventh Symphony is in the same class as the best ever made. The even better news is it's the start of a projected series of recordings of all the Soviet master's symphonies. Vasily Petrenko has demonstrated before this disc that he is among the most talented of young Russian conductors with superb recordings of Tchaikovsky's Manfred Symphony and of selected ballet suites. But neither of those recordings can compare with this Eleventh. Paired as before with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Petrenko turns in a full-scale riot of a performance that is yet tightly controlled and cogently argued. Said to depict the failed revolution of 1905, Shostakovich's Eleventh is not often treated with the respect it deserves, except, of course, by Yevgeny Mravinsky, the greatest of Shostakovich conductors whose two accounts have been deemed the most searing on record. Until now: Petrenko respects the composer's score and his intentions by unleashing a performance of staggering immediacy and violence, a virtuoso performance of immense drama, enormous tragedy, and overwhelming power.

1913: The Year Before the Storm (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by viserion at Oct. 25, 2015
1913: The Year Before the Storm (repost)

Florian Illies, Shaun Whiteside, Jamie Lee Searle, "1913: The Year Before the Storm"
ISBN: 161219351X | 2013 | EPUB | 272 pages | 4 MB

A History of Modern Tibet, volume 2: The Calm before the Storm: 1951-1955  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AlenMiler at Oct. 13, 2014
A History of Modern Tibet, volume 2: The Calm before the Storm: 1951-1955

A History of Modern Tibet, volume 2: The Calm before the Storm: 1951-1955 by Melvyn C. Goldstein
University of California Press | April 13, 2009 | English | ISBN: 0520259955, 0520249410 | 676 pages | PDF | 2 MB

It is not possible to fully understand contemporary politics between China and the Dalai Lama without understanding what happened—and why—during the 1950s.

1913: The Year Before the Storm  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tarantoga at Dec. 31, 2013
1913: The Year Before the Storm

Florian Illies, Shaun Whiteside, Jamie Lee Searle, "1913: The Year Before the Storm"
ISBN: 161219351X | 2013 | EPUB | 272 pages | 4 MB
The Calm before the Storm: Selected Writings of Itamar Singer on the End of the Late Bronze Age in Anatolia and the Levant

Itamar Singer, "The Calm before the Storm: Selected Writings of Itamar Singer on the End of the Late Bronze Age in Anatolia and the Levant (Society of Biblical Literature: Writings from the Ancient World Supplement) "
Publisher: Society of Biblical Literature | ISBN: 1589835581 | 2011 | PDF | 779 pages | 5.5 MB

Micah P Hinson - And The Pioneer Saboteurs (2010)  Music

Posted by drtoyu1 at May 26, 2010
Micah P Hinson - And The Pioneer Saboteurs (2010)

Micah P Hinson - And The Pioneer Saboteurs (2010)
MP3 CBR 192 kbps | 58:36 min | 80.7 MB
Country | Tracks:12

'And The Pioneer Saboteurs' is the fourth full album by Abilene, Texas-based singer-songwriter Micah P. Hinson. The album was mixed in Argyle, Texas with Matt Pence of Texas outfit Centro-matic, then mastered in Nashville by guys who cut their teeth working on Dylan and Stax Records.Some strings were recorded in a canyon in Colorado and some of the strings were recorded in small apartments in Zaragoza, Spain. The string arrangers are Eric Bachmann and "a fella from Spain I call Manitee", and the players include members of Techanko, Devotcha, Crooked Fingers.Micah P. Hinson is currently completing a set of Spanish EPs and is also releasing a Spanish-language novel.

The Summer Before the Dark  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Jeembo at Feb. 9, 2017
The Summer Before the Dark

The Summer Before the Dark by Doris Lessing
English | 2009 | ISBN: 0307390624 | 288 Pages | EPUB, MOBI, PDF | 6.7 MB

Nobel laureate Doris Lessing's classic novel of the pivotal summer in one woman's life is a brilliant excursion into the terrifying gulf between youth and old age.

Beyond The Black - Lost In Forever (2016) [Japanese Ed. 2017]  Music

Posted by Andi_Deris at Feb. 2, 2017
Beyond The Black - Lost In Forever (2016) [Japanese Ed. 2017]

Beyond The Black - Lost In Forever (2016) [Japanese Ed. 2017]
EAC Rip | FLAC: Image+Cue+Log | 576 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 196 Mb | Scans | 98 Mb | Time: 01:17:49
Marquee Inc./Avalon | MICP-11332
Symphonic Power Metal/Female Vocal

Lost In Forever is the second studio album by the German symphonic metal band Beyond the Black. This is the first album to feature all six band members instead of studio and guest musicians. The band from Mannheim, Germany came out of nowhere and went from zero to hero in no time.

Horizon - The Sky's The Limit (2002) [Japanese Ed.]  Music

Posted by Andi_Deris at Feb. 2, 2017
Horizon - The Sky's The Limit (2002) [Japanese Ed.]

Horizon - The Sky's The Limit (2002) [Japanese Ed.]
EAC Rip | FLAC: Image+Cue+Log | 419 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 143 Mb | Scans | 63 Mb | Time: 54:58
King Record Co. | KICP-875
Melodic Power/Progressive Metal

This is the debut release of Horizon who play melodic power metal with some hard rock songs added to the mix. There is a slight progressive feel to the music due to the thick keyboard lines throughout some of the songs. Guitarist and vocalist Patrick Hemer really shines on this disc with his impressive guitar playing skills and his memorable voice.
Outlaws - In The Eye Of The Storm & Hurry Sundown (1979 & 1977) (24-bit Remastered)

Outlaws - In The Eye Of The Storm & Hurry Sundown (1979 & 1977) (24-bit Remastered)
Rock | 2lp on the cd | EAC Rip | Ape + Cue + Log | covers
Magic Records, 3930327 | rem: 2003 | 495Mb

In 2003, Magic released In the Eye of the Storm/Hurry Sundown, which contained two albums - In the Eye of the Storm (1979) and Hurry Sundown (1977), both originally issued on Arista - by the Outlaws on one compact disc.