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Reluctant Genius: Alexander Graham Bell and the Passion for Invention (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by roxul at Jan. 1, 2017
Reluctant Genius: Alexander Graham Bell and the Passion for Invention (Repost)

Charlotte Gray, "Reluctant Genius: Alexander Graham Bell and the Passion for Invention"
English | ISBN: 1611450608, 1559708093 | 2011 | EPUB | 480 pages | 3 MB

The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (1956)  Video

Posted by Notsaint at Nov. 27, 2015
The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (1956)

The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (1956)
DVD9 | VIDEO_TS | NTSC | 8.0Gb
Audio: #1 English AC3 2.0 @ 192 Kbps, #2 Spanish AC3 2.0 @ 192 Kbps | Subtitles: English, Spanish
02:33:00 | USA | Drama, War

An ex-soldier faces ethical questions as he tries to earn enough to support his wife and children well.

The Telephone Gambit: Chasing Alexander Graham Bell's Secret  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by free4magazines at July 30, 2015
The Telephone Gambit: Chasing Alexander Graham Bell's Secret

The Telephone Gambit: Chasing Alexander Graham Bell's Secret
Language: English | AZW3 / EPUB / MOBI | ISBN-10: 0393062066 | 2008 | 256 pages | 0.4 MB / 0.2 MB / 0.3 MB

A gripping intrigue at the heart of one of the world’s most important inventions.

Reluctant Genius: Alexander Graham Bell and the Passion for Invention  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by arundhati at March 26, 2014
Reluctant Genius: Alexander Graham Bell and the Passion for Invention

Charlotte Gray, "Reluctant Genius: Alexander Graham Bell and the Passion for Invention"
2011 | ISBN: 1611450608, 1559708093 | 480 pages | EPUB, MOBI | 2,6 MB

Reluctant Genius: Alexander Graham Bell and the Passion for Invention  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tarantoga at Feb. 7, 2014
Reluctant Genius: Alexander Graham Bell and the Passion for Invention

Charlotte Gray, "Reluctant Genius: Alexander Graham Bell and the Passion for Invention"
ISBN: 1611450608, 1559708093 | 2011 | EPUB | 480 pages | 3 MB

Varg Veum: In The Dark, All Wolves Are Gray (2011)  Video

Posted by TinyBear at June 4, 2012
Varg Veum: In The Dark, All Wolves Are Gray (2011)

Varg Veum - I mørket er alle ulver grå – Varg Veum: In The Dark, All Wolves Are Gray (2011)
BRRip 480p - TinyBearDs | MKV | 848 x 382 | x264 600kbps 23.976fps | HE-AACv2 64kbps 2CH
Language: Norwegian | Subtitle: English Included | 86min | 410.42MB | 3% Recovery
Genre: Action | Crime | Thriller

After the explosion, the intensity of the movie starts to spread. Varg, and his pregnant girlfriend, Karin, are affected immediately by this. Someone breaks into their apartment, and threatens Varg's girlfriend, not only does he threaten her, he also kills the unborn baby by kicking Karin in the stomach. So it's a very personally involved Varg who goes to Budapest in Hungary, with far more than justice in his luggage, he is after revenge!
Utrecht String Quartet - Alexander Grechaninov: String Quartets Op. 75 & 124 (2006)

Utrecht String Quartet - Alexander Grechaninov: String Quartets Op. 75 & 124 (2006)
XLD | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 339 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 182 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: MDG Scene | # MDG 603 1388-2 | Time: 01:08:38

Grechaninov was born in Moscow a year before Sibelius and also died in New York a year before Sibelius. He was taught by Rimsky-Korsakov. His music did not migrate far from his roots and continued to write in that style well after the 1917 revolution had led to exile first in France and then in the USA. A prolific composer in all the usual genres, his reputation seems to rest mainly on choral music and to be rather tainted by suggestions of lack of originality. Certainly, by comparison with his near contemporary Sibelius, his style did not develop much, meaning it is rather hard to believe the fourth quartet was written as late as 1929. But, listening to this disc, I sometimes found the music hard to place and was not continually reminded of other composers, surely one sign of an original voice. There are four Grechaninov string quartets and this offering completes the Utrecht Quartet’s cycle. The previous disc was well-received by Michael Cookson three years ago (see review). Both works are in four movements with the slow movement placed second. They are fairly conventional but well-crafted and pleasant listening.
Utrecht String Quartet - Alexander Grechaninov: String Quartets Op. 2 & 70 (2003)

Utrecht String Quartet - Alexander Grechaninov: String Quartets Op. 2 & 70 (2003)
XLD | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 278 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 158 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: MDG Scene | # MDG 603 1157-2 | Time: 00:58:34

Grechaninov tends to be remembered rather tepidly as a conservative relic from Imperial Russia. Yet his progress as a child of the 1860s went as far as one might reasonably expect, from the healthy absorption of 19th-century Russian masters in the Op. 2 Quartet, his self-styled ‘first large independent work’, to the chromatic experimentation of the D minor Quartet, composed in 1913. They make a pretty pair. The warm, slightly laid-back approach of the likeable Utrecht Quartet fits the simple folksiness of the earlier piece like a delicately fashioned glove, making modest claims for a humble offshoot of Borodin’s glorious Second Quartet, with a discreet dash of Tchaikovskian melancholy. A more urgent, forward-moving approach would surely make a better case for the seemingly fragmented gestures of Op. 70’s opening movement; but first violinist Eeva Koskinen’s unaffected way with the Largo melody before fugal earnestness takes over is ideal, and an equally natural robustness highlights Grechaninov’s instinctive if hard-fought goodbye to chromaticism in much the more successful and meaningful of the two finales. Worth investigating, but there’s no doubt that Taneyev is a long way in front of Grechaninov as master of turn-of-the-century Russian chamber music.

The Campaigns of Alexander of Tunis 1940-1945  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by bakerman at Jan. 20, 2017
The Campaigns of Alexander of Tunis 1940-1945

The Campaigns of Alexander of Tunis 1940-1945
Pen & Sword | 2008 | 264 pages | ISBN: 1844157725 | ePub (e-book) | 3 MB
Railroad Empire across the Heartland: Rephotographing Alexander Gardner's Westward Journey

James E. Sherow, "Railroad Empire across the Heartland: Rephotographing Alexander Gardner's Westward Journey"
English | ISBN: 0826355099 | 2014 | EPUB | 224 pages | 8,1 MB