Victoria Sprigg takes you through the principles of Swedish Massage, and demonstrates the techniques needed to bring about ultimate relaxation. Massage is one of the most effective ways to promoting good health and it's been the case for as long as man has walked the earth.
Elisabeth Jacquet (Couperin’s senior by three years) was a remarkable girl. A member of a family of musicians, at the age of only five she attracted the benevolent attention of Louis XIV by her harpsichord playing, and subsequently was taken under the wing of his favourite, Mme de Montespan. At 18 she married the organist Marin de la Guerre and became famous for the concerts she gave at her home, in which her powers of improvisation were greatly admired. She wrote trio sonatas, an opera (the first one by a woman to be produced in France), violin sonatas that include double-stopping, and two books of Cantates francaises on Old Testament subjects.
Perfect for complete beginners or those in need of a brush up, Teach Yourself Swedish Conversation introduces you to the key words, useful phrases, grammar, and sample conversations you will need to start speaking Swedish immediately. In this audio program there are plenty of review opportunities, so you can gauge your progress and reinforce what you have learned…
A how-to for erotic massage that's almost as good to watch as to experience the actual techniques demonstrated. Includes methods from both Swedish and Asian practices to encourage shared sensual pleasure between couples.
Christian Lindberg and his Swedish Wind Ensemble here perform a colourful programme of original works and arrangements. The British composer Adam Gorb (b. 1958) opens the disc with his suite of Yiddish Dances inspired by klezmer, the folk music of the Eastern European Jews. The dance theme reappears in An American in Paris and is followed by the programmatic work Homenaje a Sorolla by the Spanish composer Bernardo Ferrero.