Bbc Baroque

BBC - How to Get Ahead (2014)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Feb. 16, 2016
BBC - How to Get Ahead (2014)

BBC - How to Get Ahead (2014)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 1930 Kbps | 3x~58min | 2.79 GiB
Audio: English AC3 192 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

In the fascinating three-part documentary HOW TO GET AHEAD, host Stephen Smith immerses himself in three of the most infamous courts in European history to discover what it took for a courtier to survive and prosper. Touching upon the Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque periods, the program investigates incidents ranging from bribery to blackmail, sycophancy to sporting prowess, and partying to praying. Along the way, the series showcases the great paintings, sculptures and bejeweled treasures that unlock the secrets to life at court.

BBC - The Fairytale Castles of King Ludwig II (2013)  

Posted by notbanned at July 9, 2013
BBC - The Fairytale Castles of King Ludwig II (2013)

BBC - The Fairytale Castles of King Ludwig II (2013)
PDTV | 832x468 | .MKV/AVC @ 1480 Kbps | 59mn 12s | Audio: English AAC 175 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English | 627 MiB
Genre: Documentary

Ludwig II of Bavaria, more commonly known by his nicknames the Swan King or the Dream King, is a legendary figure - the handsome boy-king, loved by his people, betrayed by his cabinet and found dead in tragic and mysterious circumstances. He spent his life in pursuit of the ideal of beauty, an ideal that found expression in three of the most extraordinary, ornate architectural schemes imaginable - the castle of Neuschwanstein and the palaces of Linderhof and Herrenchiemsee. Today, these three buildings are among Germany's biggest tourist attractions. In this documentary Dan Cruickshank explores the rich aesthetic of Ludwig II - from the mock-medievalism of Neuschwanstein the iconic fairytale castle, which became the inspiration for Walt Disney's Sleeping Beauty castle, to the rich Baroque splendour of Herrenchiemsee, Ludwig's answer to Versailles. Dan argues that Ludwig's castles are more than flamboyant kitsch and are, in fact, the key to unravelling the eternal enigma of Ludwig II.
Bach - BBC Symphony Orchestra, Slatkin - The Conductors' Transcriptions (2004) {Hybrid-SACD // EAC Rip}

Johann Sebastian Bach - The Conductors' Transcriptions (Damrosch, Gui, Klemperer, Ormandy, Wood & more)
BBC Symphony Orchestra / Leonard Slatkin
EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 305 MB | Artwork | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: Chandos # CHSA 5030 | Country/Year: Europe 2004
Genre: Classical | Style: Baroque

…The point is that Bach is the most indestructible of all composers, in the best sense of the term. And as with all great music the work is always greater than any one performance of it, so these wonderfully imaginative reincarnations of Bach’s originals bring with them a great deal of satisfaction. Part of the intention in every case, surely, was to realise the nature of Bach’s music in new ways through the potential offered by a great orchestra in performance. In that crucial and important way Leonard Slatkin and the BBC Symphony Orchestra, along with the Chandos engineers, have triumphed…

BBC - Brainwashing Stacey: Series 1 (2016)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Dec. 8, 2016
BBC - Brainwashing Stacey: Series 1 (2016)

BBC - Brainwashing Stacey: Series 1 (2016)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MP4/AVC @ 2050 Kbps | 2x~45mn | English AAC 128 Kbps, 2 channels | 1.41 GB
Genre: Documentary

Brainwashing Stacey is a new series which sees Stacey Dooley attempt to understand the psychology of some of the world’s most controversial movements – by living amongst them.

BBC: Life on Earth: A Natural History (1979)  Video

Posted by Mindsnatcher at Dec. 8, 2016
BBC: Life on Earth: A Natural History (1979)

BBC: Life on Earth: A Natural History (1979) by Sir David Attenborough
720p BDRip | x265 HEVC @ 735 Kbps, 25 fps | 960 x 720 | 11h 12min | 13 Episodes | 5.44 GB
2-ch English AC-3 @ 224 Kbps | Subtitles: English, Arabic, Dutch, Hungarian, Portuguese, Vietnamese
Genre: Documentary, Nature

Life on Earth: A Natural History by David Attenborough is a television natural history series made by the BBC in association with Warner Bros. and Reiner Moritz Productions. It was transmitted in the UK from 16 January 1979. During the course of the series presenter David Attenborough, following the format established by Kenneth Clark's Civilisation and Jacob Bronowski's The Ascent of Man (both series which he designed and produced as director of BBC2), travels the globe in order to trace the story of the evolution of life on the planet. Like the earlier series, it was divided into 13 programmes (each of around 55 minutes' duration). The executive producer was Christopher Parsons and the music was composed by Edward Williams. Highly acclaimed, it is the first in Attenborough's 'Life' series of programmes and was followed by The Living Planet (1984). It established Attenborough as not only the foremost television naturalist, but also an iconic figure in British cultural life.

BBC - Fair Isle: Living on the Edge (2016)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Dec. 8, 2016
BBC - Fair Isle: Living on the Edge (2016)

BBC - Fair Isle: Living on the Edge (2016)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MP4/AVC @ 2037 Kbps | 2x~58mn | 1.75 GB
Audio: English AAC 160 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

Fair Isle is Britain's most remote inhabited island, situated halfway between the Shetland and Orkney Islands. It's an extraordinary place to live. There's no power at night, no pub and it can be cut off for days at any time of the year.

BBC - Russia's Lost Princesses (2014) [Repost]  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Dec. 8, 2016
BBC - Russia's Lost Princesses (2014) [Repost]

BBC - Russia's Lost Princesses (2014)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2012 Kbps | 2x~58mn | 1.70 GB
Audio: English AAC 127 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, History, Drama

Two-part series focusing on Tsar Nicholas II's four daughters - Olga, Tatiana, Maria and Anastasia - combining interviews with leading historians, stunning archive footage and dramatic reconstruction to reveal the real girls behind the fairy-tale images.

BBC - Jazzie B's 1980s: From Dole to Soul (2016)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Dec. 8, 2016
BBC - Jazzie B's 1980s: From Dole to Soul (2016)

BBC - Jazzie B's 1980s: From Dole to Soul (2016)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2752 Kbps | 58mn 51s | 1.21 GB
Audio: English AAC 128 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, Music

The Soul II Soul frontman tells his Back to Life tale of the decade, an against-the-odds story of a young black British musician and entrepreneur in a time of mass unemployment and radical social change.

Sofi Jeannin - Noel Baroque (2016)  Music

Posted by tomashass at Dec. 8, 2016
Sofi Jeannin - Noel Baroque (2016)

Sofi Jeannin - Noel Baroque (2016)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 01:11:12 | 140 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Alpha

Since the dawn of Christianity, Christmas has been celebrated with festive singing. In the Baroque era numerous composers such as Charpentier, Delalande, Balbastre, Dandrieu and Daquin created masterpieces out of these simple tunes. When Sofi Jeannin told me of her wish to get her Maîtrise choir to sing Christmas music, I was delighted. For a long time I had been gathering French sources of the 17th and 18th centuries with the intention of working on baroque carol arrangements with Les Musiciens de Saint-Julien.
Handel - Orlando (2013) (Pacific Baroque Orchestra, A. Weimann)

Handel - Orlando (2013) (Pacific Baroque Orchestra, A. Weimann)
Opera | 3cd | EAC Rip | Flac + Cue + Log | covers
ATMA, ACD2 2678 | rec: 2012 | 680Mb

The complete version of Orlando, considered to be one of Handel’s most successful operas, is presented for the first time on a Canadian label. Singing the title role is the English countertenor Owen Willetts, a rising figure on the international scene. He is joined by the American soprano Amanda Forsythe, and several of the finest Canadian singers: Karina Gauvin, Allyson McHardy, and Nathan Berg.