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Murray Perahia - Bach: The French Suites (2016) [TR24][OF]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by SERTiL at Dec. 3, 2016
Murray Perahia - Bach: The French Suites (2016) [TR24][OF]

Murray Perahia - Bach: The French Suites
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | 91:16 min | 1.51 GB | Digital booklet
Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Tracks: 39 | Rls.date: 2016

One of the world’s best-loved artists, and a longtime proponent of Bach on the modern piano, Murray Perahia has been hailed as one of the composer’s “most rewarding interpreters both live and on disc.” For his debut recording on Deutsche Grammophon, Perahia turns to the six French Suites – works that are at once delicate, profound, tender and joyful, and all suffused with the rhythmic vitality of the dance. Perahia produced a series of award-winning recordings of Bach's keyboard works in the late 1990s and since then Bach has become his bench mark. Bach’s French Suites are new to his recording catalogue. It is his first release in the past 5 years and first release for DG.
Carolyn Sampson, Ex Cathedra, Jeffrey Skidmore - A French Baroque Diva: Arias for Marie Fel (2014)

A French Baroque Diva: Arias for Marie Fel
by Lacoste, Lalande, Rameau, Rousseau, Fiocco & Mondonville
Carolyn Sampson (soprano), Ex Cathedra, Jeffrey Skidmore (conductor)

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 370 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 172 Mb | Artwork included
Genre: Classical, Vocal | Label: Hyperion | # CDA68035 | Time: 01:12:55

GRAMOPHONE AWARD 2015 WINNER (RECITAL CATEGORY). A welcome return of Carolyn Sampson and Ex Cathedra to Hyperion, performing the rich, fulsome music of the French Baroque. Their recording of love songs from Rameau’s operas (Hyperion CDA67447) was hugely acclaimed for Sampson’s stylish, fluid, seductive performances, and ten years later her artistry is even more dazzling. This album is of particular interest as rather than concentrating on one composer it showcases the works written for the premiere soprano of the day, Marie Fel. Voltaire called her his ‘adorable nightingale’. For d’Aquin, she was an enchanted being. Marie Fel was the soprano who held an entire generation spellbound at the Paris Opéra and at Louis XV’s court during one of the most glorious periods of French music. With a voice described as ‘pure, charming, silvery’ (La Borde), ‘touching and sublime’ (Grimm) and ‘always lovely, always seductive’ (d’Aquin), she inspired some of Jean-Philippe Rameau’s finest music and introduced a whole new level of virtuosity and expression into the French singing tradition. Her long, triumphant career is traced through this fascinating recording.
Dorothee Oberlinger & Ensemble 1700 - French Baroque: Versailles 1700-1740 (2011) {Harmonia Mundi}

Dorothee Oberlinger & Ensemble 1700 - French Baroque - Versailles 1700-1740 (2011)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Artwork | 402 mb | MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 228 mb
Classical, Baroque | Label: Deutsche Harmonia Mundi - 88697735092

French Baroque: Versailles 1700-1740 album by Dorothee Oberlinger was released Mar 01, 2011 on the Deutsche Harmonia Mundi label.

BBC - French Gardens (2013)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Dec. 11, 2016
BBC - French Gardens (2013)

BBC - French Gardens (2013)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 3891 Kbps | 3x~58mn | 5.05 GB
Audio: English AAC 160 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

Monty Don visits some of the most famous and interesting gardens in France.
Anthony Bailes - Une Douceur Violente: 17th-century French Lute Music (2011, Ramee # RAM 1104) [RE-UP]

Anthony Bailes - Une Douceur Violente
17th-century french lute music by Jacques de Gallot (1625-1690), Pierre Gallot (1660-1715) & Charles Mouton (1617-1699)
EAC+LOG+CUE | WV: 298 MB | Full Artwork | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: Ramee # RAM 1104 | Country/Year: France 2011
Genre: Classical | Style: Baroque, Lute Music

…The Burwell lute tutor states: "[On] other instruments we sing, but on the lute we speak". That is exactly what Bailes does, and in a very eloquent manner.

French Your Way Podcasts (2014-2016)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Linguist_expert at July 29, 2016
French Your Way Podcasts (2014-2016)

French Your Way Podcasts (2014-2016)
Audio CDs: French / English, 128 Kbps (1 channels) | Duration: 15 hours | 2014-2016 | ISBN-10: N/A
PDF Books
Overal size: 2.22 GB | Genre: Learning French | Level: Intermediate

French Your Way Podcast - Expand your French vocabulary. Improve your French grammar. Discover the origins of some French words and French expressions, examples of related words and get a new understanding of common mistakes made by students.

News in Slow French (2014-2016)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Linguist_expert at July 28, 2016
News in Slow French (2014-2016)

News in Slow French (2014-2016)
Audio CDs: French / English, 96 Kbps (2 channels) | Duration: 140 hours | 2014-2016 | ISBN-10: N/A
PDF Books
Overal size: 6.03 GB | Genre: Learning French | Level: Intermediate

In our course we emphasize all aspects of language learning from listening comprehension, rapid vocabulary expansion, exposure to French grammar and common idiomatic expressions, to pronunciation practice and interactive grammar exercises. In our program we discuss the Weekly News, French grammar, and French expressions, and much more at a slow pace so that you can understand almost every word and sentence.
Arturo Sacchetti - Organ History: Erik Satie and French rarities of the XXth Century (2001)

Arturo Sacchetti - Organ History: Erik Satie and French rarities of the XXth Century (2001)
EAC | WV | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 318 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 195 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: ARTS Music | # 47641-2 | Time: 01:14:04

The present installment of Arturo Sacchetti’s encyclopedic Organ History survey for Arts Music drops anchor in late-19th/early-20th-century France. It can be argued that the five instrumental sections from Satie’s Mass for the Poor that open this recital lose poignancy when shorn of their surrounding vocal movements, although the organ is a perfect instrument for the composer’s quirky, instantly identifiable harmonic language. By contrast, D’Indy’s Les Vêpres du Commun des Saints, Roussel’s Prélude et Fughetta, and Honegger’s Deux Pièces pour Orgue make an arid, academic impression. After Wayne Marshall’s pulverizing speed through the Pastorale by Roger-Ducasse (Virgin Classics), Sacchetti’s relatively conservative virtuosity proves less engaging. However, his incisive hand/foot coordination enliven Tournemire’s Improvisation on “Te Deum” and Langlais’ Hymne d’Actions de grâces “Te Deum”, although the latter yields to Andrew Herrick’s more vivid and better engineered traversal on Hyperion. Organists looking for an effective, unhackneyed encore should consider Ibert’s Musette or Milhaud’s Pastorale.

Yabla - Authentic French (2006-2015) (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Linguist_expert at May 22, 2016
Yabla - Authentic French (2006-2015) (repost)

Yabla - Authentic French (2006-2015)
DVDRips | MP4 @ ~720 Kbit/s | 640x480 | French: AAC, 128 Kbps (2 channels) | Duration: 25 hours
Overal size: 11.6 GB | Genre: Learning French | Level: From Beginner to Advanced

Only Yabla language immersion sites give you authentic television, music videos, drama, interviews, travel, and Yabla exclusive shoots from throughout the world. Our unique Smart Subtitle™ technology is designed with language learners in mind: Slow Play, Integrated Dictionaries, Listening Game, Dual Language Subtitles, and more.
CHESS VIDEOS • GM Daniel King • Powerplay 22 • A Repertoire for Black With the French Defence • DVD-ROM (2015)

Powerplay 22 • A Repertoire for Black With the French Defence
by GM Daniel King
CHESSBASE | 2015 | English | DVD-ROM, 4h 43min | 990.95 MB

The French Defence is one of the most reliable openings against 1 e4. The solid central pawn chain protects Black's king and provides the basis for counter-attacks on both wings. On this DVD Grandmaster Daniel King offers you a repertoire for Black with the French. Based around ten stem games, all White’s major lines against the French are covered. The French Defence is one of the most flexible of openings. This DVD explores different systems so that you can always keep your opponent guessing as to your choice. Complete games are discussed so that one gains an idea about typical strategies for both sides. More than that, these model games provide inspiration to play the opening. This is an interactive DVD. At key moments in the games Grandmaster King pauses and puts you on the spot. You will have to find and play the best move. He then gives feedback in further video clips according to the move you chose.