2015 Tension

Conceptual Tension: Essays on Kinship, Politics, and Individualism  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Nice_smile) at Feb. 19, 2017
Conceptual Tension: Essays on Kinship, Politics, and Individualism

Conceptual Tension: Essays on Kinship, Politics, and Individualism by Leon J. Goldstein
English | 2015 | ISBN: 1498504221 | 206 Pages | PDF | 902.13 KB

Kholat (2015)  Games

Posted by Lebedev30 at Jan. 23, 2017
Kholat (2015)

Kholat (2015)
PC Game | Developer: IMGN.PRO | 3.5 GB
Languages: English, polski
Version GOG: 2.0.1.2
Genre: Adventure - FPP - Horror
Otis Taylor - Albums Collection 1997-2015 (13CD) [Re-Up + Upgrade]

Otis Taylor - Albums Collection 1997-2015 (13CD)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 4.6 Gb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 2.1 Gb (incl 5%) | Time: 10:51:18
Contemporary Blues, Modern Acoustic Blues, Electric Country Blues, Blues-Rock | Scans Included

A collection of 13 studio albums by highly acclaimed Denver, Colorado-based blues guitarist and singer-songwriter.. He is a multi-instrumentalist whose talents include the guitar, banjo, mandolin, harmonica, and vocals.
Elias String Quartet - Ludwig van Beethoven: The Complete String Quartets, Vol.1 (2015) 2 CDs

Elias String Quartet - Ludwig van Beethoven: The Complete String Quartets, Vol.1 (2015)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 509 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 275 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Wigmore Hall Live | # WHL0073/2 | Time: 01:53:30

At the heart of Beethoven’s life’s statement as a composer lies the cycle of sixteen string quartets, which, to this day, has retained a special status and reverence. Since 2012, the Elias String Quartet has been immersed in its Beethoven Project, performing all Beethoven’s string quartets at venues throughout the UK. In this live recording, the ensemble captures both the intimacy and grandeur of the works. With an ever-expanding recording catalogue that has been met with widespread critical acclaim, the quartet is delighted to release this disc, the first volume of its complete Beethoven cycle to be recorded live at Wigmore Hall over the coming Seasons.
Doric String Quartet, Allison Bell - Brett Dean: Epitaphs; String Quartets Nos. 1 & 2 (2015)

Brett Dean - Epitaphs; String Quartets Nos. 1 & 2 (2015)
Doric String Quartet; Allison Bell, soprano; Brett Dean, viola

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 246 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 153 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical, Contemporary | Label: Chandos | # CHAN 10873 | Time: 01:01:50

Brett Dean is not shy about revealing what his music is ‘about’. Whether inspired by certain individuals (as in Epitaphs), or by an ecological or human disaster (as in his String Quartet No. 1, on the now all too topical plight of refugees), Dean’s works are usually – perhaps invariably – driven by extra-musical narratives. Rather than tease out any innate structural puzzles or tensions, his music typically falls into short little dramatic narratives – no movement on this disc lasts as long as eight minutes, many of them rather less than five. The most obviously successful work here is Quartet No. 2, ‘And once I played Ophelia’, effectively a dramatic scena. Its soprano soloist is no mere extra voice (as in Schoenberg’s Second Quartet) but the leading protagonist. Allison Bell’s genuinely affecting performance is backed by the Doric Quartet’s expressionist scampering and sustained harmonies, the strings occasionally coming to the fore in the manner of a Schumann-style song postlude.
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Rebecca Miller - C.P.E. Bach: Symphonies (2015)

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach - Symphonies (2015)
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, conducted by Rebecca Miller

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 312 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 144 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Signum Records | # SIGCD395 | Time: 00:56:33

Avant garde. Eccentric. A maniac. Wild and adventurous. Off the wall. Extraordinary. No marketing hyperbole - this is how the players of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment describe Carl Philip Emmanuel Bach and his music. One of the many children of JS Bach, CPE Bach always lived in his father’s shadow, and now is an almost unknown figure at least beyond the classical cogniscenti. How can such an unknown be considered a gamechanger? A listen to his music reveals just why – it constantly shifts, wrongfooting the listener when they least expect it with wild changes of direction and colour – it is bright, effervescent, and is a fascinating link between the music of his father (and the Baroque era) and Joseph Haydn (and the Classical era).
Christian Tetzlaff, Tanja Tetzlaff, Lars Vogt - Johannes Brahms: The Piano Trios (2015)

Christian Tetzlaff, Tanja Tetzlaff, Lars Vogt - Johannes Brahms: The Piano Trios (2015)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 330 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 203 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Ondine | # ODE 1271-2D | Time: 01:23:19

Brahms (1833-97) devoted much of the 1880s to his three Piano Trios, having decided, as he told a friend, that there was “no further point in attempting an opera or a marriage”. They are among his less familiar chamber works. He originally wrote No 1 as a young man, overhauling it more than three decades later in 1889. All three works – the B major Op 8, C major Op 87 and C minor Op 101 – have a tender, shadowy intensity, without quite the same heart-on-sleeve fervour of the bigger chamber works. The string players here – brother and sister Christian and Tanja Tetzlaff – are regular quartet partners. Together with sensitive pianism from Lars Vogt, ensemble is alert, accurate, never forced: already a favourite CD.
Ten Years After - Stonedhenge (1969) 2CDs, Remastered, Deluxe Edition 2015

Ten Years After - Stonedhenge (1969) 2CDs, Remastered, Deluxe Edition 2015
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Blues Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Jazz Rock | Label: Deram/Universal | # 472 644-6 | Time: 01:41:40

"I'm Going Home" from Ten Years After's previous release put them on the charts, at least in the U.K. (the band's U.S. breakthrough was at Woodstock a year after its release), but the four-piece was already experimenting with ways to expand their basic boogie rock template. Stonedhenge was the result, as producer Mike Vernon helped steer the band into a more jazz- and blues-oriented direction. That's especially evident in the swinging "Woman Trouble," but this set is generally more prone to broadening the sound without losing TYA's basic concept. It doesn't always gel – the four short pieces that feature each musician alone on their instrument is an interesting idea that ends up as a distraction – yet the album boasts some terrific performances by a group that was hitting its peak. Canned Heat, who TYA supported in America and who were also trying to push their own boogie envelope, were a big influence, born out by the very Heat-sounding "Hear Me Calling." Alvin Lee keeps his fleet fingers in check, preferring to work his style into a more organic fusion.
Jutta Hipp - Hipp Is Cool: The Life And Art Of Jutta Hipp (2015) {Be! Jazz Records 6CD+DVD5 PAL Set rec 1945-1956}

Jutta Hipp - Hipp Is Cool - The Life And Art Of Jutta Hipp (2015) {Be! Jazz Records 6CD+DVD Set rec 1945-1956}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 1.80 Gb | MP3 @320 -> 1.03 Gb
DVD5 -> 291 Mb | All Regions | PAL 4:3 | LPCM, 2 ch | ~ 6 min | ISO Image
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (jpg) -> 439 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1945-1956, 2015 Be! Jazz Records | BE 6103~09
Jazz / Cool / Hard Bop / Bop / Piano

An incredible tribute to German pianist Jutta Hipp – one of the few female players in the postwar European jazz scene, and one of the few who managed to make a splash on this side of the Atlantic too! Jutta's best known to American audiences for a handful of records she cut for Blue Note – and this set takes those records, and moves way way past them – to including a huge range of material that really opens up our understanding of Hipp's music in her all-too-short career! The CDs feature early German recordings – in a number of sessions with small groups that include a quintet with Emil Mangelsdorff on alto and Joki Freeund on tenor, a number of performances in the New Jazz Stars group of tenorist Hans Koller, work in a quintet with Attila Zoller on guitar, another sextet with Albert Mangelsdorff on trombone, and a group co-led with baritone saxoponist Lars Gullin.
Fred Broer · William Coble · Stephen Yip - Turbulent Sky (2015)

Fred Broer · William Coble · Stephen Yip - Turbulent Sky (2015)
Contemporary Classical | Navona Records NV6012 | 2015 | 58:49 | EAC (FLACs, cue, log) | Booklet | Various File Hosts | 259 MB
Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra, Moravian Philharmonic Chamber Players, Petr Vronský (conductor), Hailey Fuqua (soprano), Vít Mužík (violin)

Broer’s (b.1942) three-movement Symphony for String Orchestra illustrates his intense and expressive style, contrasted with passages of soulful lamentation, whirling structures, and whimsical rhythms. The angular, dark, and fluid qualities of the strings showcase his bold and often frenzied composition. In Zephyr, Coble (b. 1959) uses a multi-layered narrative to emphasize his management of tension, resulting in passages of mounting and waning intensities as well as moments that suggest rolling clouds forming into an unexpected storm. Written for solo violin and orchestra, The Luminous Mystery by Yip (b. 1971) draws inspiration from five mysteries of Catholicism. This single-movement secular piece explores these mysteries by creating a variety of tone colors and textures that culminate with a radiant intensity.