18th Century

Silvia Frigato - Feo & Manna: Lux in tenebris (Liturgy and Devotion in 18th Century Naples) (2017) [Official Digital Download]

Silvia Frigato - Feo & Manna: Lux in tenebris (Liturgy and Devotion in 18th Century Naples) (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | Time - 50:48 minutes | 474 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

One of the most talented singers of the new generation brings to light four gems for soprano and orchestra belonging to the great eighteenth -century tradition of Neapolitan sacred music. The three composers are representative of as many generations of an industrious dynasty: Francesco Feo (1691-1761) was the uncle of Gennaro Manna (1715-79), who in turn was the uncle of Gaetano (1751-1804). Comparison between their scores allows us to observe the extraordinary development from the austerity of the late Baroque to the elegance of the galant style.
Silvia Frigato - Feo & Manna: Lux in tenebris (Liturgy and Devotion in 18th Century Naples) (2017)

Silvia Frigato - Feo & Manna: Lux in tenebris (Liturgy and Devotion in 18th Century Naples)
Classical, Vocal | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 50:48 min | 236 MB
Label: Arcana | Tracks: 28 | Rls.date: 2017

One of the most talented singers of the new generation brings to light four gems for soprano and orchestra belonging to the great eighteenth -century tradition of Neapolitan sacred music. The three composers are representative of as many generations of an industrious dynasty: Francesco Feo (1691-1761) was the uncle of Gennaro Manna (1715-79), who in turn was the uncle of Gaetano (1751-1804).
Abchordis Ensemble - Stabat Mater - Italian Sacred Music from the 18th Century (2016) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Abchordis Ensemble - Stabat Mater - Italian Sacred Music from the 18th Century (2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 60:07 minutes | 1.08 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Unbekannte italienische Sakral- und Instrumentalmusik des 18. Jahrhunderts aus Neapel: Das Abchordis Ensemble interpretiert von Gennaro Manna (1715-1779) die Lectio VIII Defunctorum (für Soprano, zwei Violinen und Basso continuo), von Aniello Santangelo (18. Jahrhundert) die Sinfonie in F (für zwei Violinen, Viola und Basso continuo) und das Stabat Mater (für vier Stimmen, mit Geigen, Violetta und Basso Continuo) von Giacomo Sellitto (1701-1763).

Afghanistan at War: From the 18th-Century Durrani Dynasty to the 21st Century  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by readerXXI at July 19, 2017
Afghanistan at War: From the 18th-Century Durrani Dynasty to the 21st Century

Afghanistan at War:
From the 18th-Century Durrani Dynasty to the 21st Century

by Tom Lansford
English | 2017 | ISBN: 1598847597 | 626 Pages | PDF | 7 MB
Frank de Bruine, Orchestra of the 18th Century & Kenneth Montgomery - Mozart: Oboe Concerto & Other Works with Oboe (2016)

Frank de Bruine, Orchestra of the 18th Century & Kenneth Montgomery - Mozart: Oboe Concerto & Other Works with Oboe
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 69:01 min | 315 MB
Label: Glossa | Tracks: 13 | Rls.date: 2016

Following the death of Frans Brüggen in August 2014, the decision was taken by the Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century to continue touring the world, and inviting various guest conductors who have worked with the ensemble over the years, such as Daniel Reuss and Andrea Marcon, and indeed Kenneth Montgomery, who directs the orchestral pieces on this brand new recording for Glossa.
Tobie Miller, Marc Meisel & Ensemble Danguy - La belle vielleuse: The Virtuoso Hurdy Gurdy in 18th Century France (2017)

Tobie Miller, Marc Meisel & Ensemble Danguy - La belle vielleuse: The Virtuoso Hurdy Gurdy in 18th Century France (2017)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:16:16 | 177 MB
Label: Ricercar | Release Year: 2017

In the time of Madame de Pompadour, the hurdy-gurdy, like the musette, enjoyed a great success. It was considered to be on a level with other instruments and, as can be seen in various paintings, was highly regarded by the ladies of the aristocracy. Several books of instruction for the instrument were published, one of which was Michel Corrette's La belle vielleuse; virtuoso players such as Danguy and Dupuits extended its playing techniques to their limits. The instrument's charm was sung by various poets whose words were then set as cantatas. The unknown works that constitute this recording place it firmly in the French court of the time with its stylized pastoral diversions.

In Bed with the Georgians: Sex, Scandal and Satire in the 18th Century  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by IrGens at May 15, 2017
In Bed with the Georgians: Sex, Scandal and Satire in the 18th Century

In Bed with the Georgians: Sex, Scandal and Satire in the 18th Century by Mike Rendell
English | March 3, 2017 | ISBN: 147383774X | EPUB | 176 pages | 50.6 MB
Medical Empiricism and Philosophy of Human Nature in the 17th and 18th Century (repost)

Medical Empiricism and Philosophy of Human Nature in the 17th and 18th Century by Claire Crignon, Carsten Zelle and Nunzio Allocca
English | 2014 | ISBN: 900426812X | ISBN-13: 9789004268128 | 167 pages | PDF | 1,2 MB
Orchestra of the 18th Century, Frans Bruggen - Mozart: The Last Three Symphonies (2014) [Official Digital Download 24/44]

Orchestra of the 18th Century, Frans Bruggen - Mozart: The Last Three Symphonies (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | Time - 91:09 minutes | 878 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

More than three decades have elapsed since Frans Brüggen set down his earlier visions of the three final symphonies by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart with his Orchestra of the 18th Century. Now, he has chosen to release his new views of these contrasting yet complementary works as part of his Grand Tour series on Glossa. The Dutch maestro has been regularly engaging with the music of the Salzburg genius throughout the time of his musical journey with the Orchestra of the 18th Century and the symphonies of Mozart have frequently appeared in their concert schedules.

CM - 18th Century Parchment Textures 1 90741  Graphics

Posted by LENYAA at April 4, 2017
CM - 18th Century Parchment Textures 1 90741

CM - 18th Century Parchment Textures 1 90741
JPG | 6768 x 4986 px | 352.43 MB

These textures are 100% genuine scans from sources over 200 years old. It doesn't get any more authentic than that. Each German paper has been stained through the ages and will give your work an old world feel in no time. There are 27 textures included, and they are perfect for anything vintage. There are personal letters, accounting ledgers, sheet music, and more, giving this bundle a range of different uses. The textures in this set are well over 6,000 pixels in size so can be used for both print and web without worrying about any loss in quality.