Bbc Baroque

BBC - Baroque! from St. Peters to St. Pauls (2009)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Feb. 24, 2017
BBC - Baroque! from St. Peters to St. Pauls (2009)

BBC - Baroque! from St. Peters to St. Pauls (2009)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 3210 Kbps | 3x~59min | 4.44 GiB
Audio: English AC3 384 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

This spectacular three-part series explores the baroque tradition in many of its key locations. Starting in Italy and following the spread of the wildfire across Europe and beyond, art critic Waldemar Januszczak takes us on a tour of the finest examples of baroque art to be found, and tells the best stories behind those works. In Baroque! From St. Peter's to St. Paul's, Januszczak follows the trajectory of baroque from its beginnings as a Vatican-sanctioned religious art style to its ascendance as the first global art movement.
Monica Huggett, Raglan Baroque Players, Nicholas Kraemer - Antonio Vivaldi: La Cetra, Op. 9 (1987) 2CDs

Antonio Vivaldi: La Cetra, Op. 9 (1987) 2CDs
Monica Huggett (violin); Raglan Baroque Players; Nicholas Kraemer, direction

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 545 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 270 Mb | Scans ~ 32 Mb
Classical | Label: EMI | # CDS 7 47829 8 | Time: 01:56:39

For all the charges of unacceptable schematicism levelled at Vivaldi and his kind, Monica Huggett, as supremely imaginative as well as technically and stylistically accomplished an exponent of the baroque violin as any, demonstrates clearly that this music benefits from the guiding hand of a charismatic interpreter: her delivery of Vivaldi’s exuberant, even manic, inspiration is never less than involving and, in the slow movements, never less than touching.

BBC - Francesco's Italy: Top to Toe (2007)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Sept. 8, 2017
BBC - Francesco's Italy: Top to Toe (2007)

ВВС - Francesco's Italy: Top to Toe (2007)
PDTV | 704 x 400 | .AVI/XviD @ 1642 Kbps | 4x~59mn | 2.91 GB
Audio: English AC-3 192 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary, Arts, Travel

Following his sumptuous series on Venice, Francesco da Mosto celebrates the art and beauty of Italy - its cathedrals, churches, palaces, opera houses, paintings, sculpture and music. It is a story of the Italy we all know and love, enhanced by a look at the secret side of the country that only an insider can show us. Da Mosta reveals the full glories of Renaissance Italy and the country's astonishing cultural diversity, which was only recently unified under one flag.

BBC - Bunkers Brutalism and Bloodymindedness (2014)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Sept. 1, 2017
BBC - Bunkers Brutalism and Bloodymindedness (2014)

BBC - Bunkers Brutalism and Bloodymindedness (2014)
HDTV | 1440 x 810 | .MKV/AVC @ 3290 Kbps | 2x~59mn | 2.87 GB
Audio: English AAC 128 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, Arts

Jonathan Meades looks at the architectural movement known as brutalism.
Simon Murphy & New Dutch Academy Chamber Orchestra - Grand Tour: Baroque Road Trip (2017)

Simon Murphy & New Dutch Academy Chamber Orchestra - Grand Tour: Baroque Road Trip
Classical, Baroque | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 78:28 min | 427 MB
Label: PentaTone | Tracks: 19 | Rls.date: 2017

From London to Venice via Leipzig and The Hague, with Grand Tour - Baroque Road Trip, simon Murphy and the New Dutch Academy take a fascinating journey through Europe in a sumptuous programme of Baroque musical treasures. Using authentic instruments in an immersive acoustic, these vivid performances not only celebrate the glories of the Baroque but also teh sheer joy of making music. ''We've aimed to create a musical experience where you can really feel the human physicality involved'', writes simon Murphy, ''…and the earthy and raw, textured and gritty, sometimes rustic aspects of this Baroque craft of music making.''
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.
John Eliot Gardiner, English Baroque Soloists - Leclair: Scylla et Glaucus [1988]

Leclair - Scylla et Glaucus (John Eliot Gardiner) [1988]
Classical | Erato ECD 75339 | TT: 170' | EAC (flac, cue, log) | Covers | 752 Mb

"Leclair's single opera Scylla et Glaucus may lack the sheer audacity of his teacher Rameau, but it's enormously likeable…the performers respond…stylishly to Leclair's charming if slightly predictable sound-world…and the conducting preserves a neat balance between drama and ornament…It is clear that Gardiner favours intervention over chilly authenticity; whether or not you agree with all his decisions, the clarity of the image he presents is often provocative and always bracing." – Jan Smaczny, BBC Music Magazine
John Eliot Gardiner, English Baroque Soloists - Rameau: Les Boreades [1990]

Rameau - Les Boréades (John Eliot Gardiner) [1990]
Classical | Erato 2292-45572-2 | TT: 162 | EAC (flac, cue, log) | Covers | 739 Mb

"John Eliot Gardiner has proved himself a doughty champion of the later French Baroque, cultivating credible performing methods and unearthing undeservedly neglected repertoire. … "Les Boreades" recorded in 1982. Viewed by many as one of the greatest of Rameau's operas, the score is both dramatically effective and a riot of orchestral colour. Gardiner conducts with a real feeling for the way in which instrumental timbre underpins the drama, while in a strong cast Philip Langridge is both stylish and superbly theatrical as Abaris." – Jan Smaczny, BBC Music Magazine
BBC - Bought with Love: The Secret History of British Art Collections (2017)

BBC - Bought with Love: The Secret History of British Art Collections (2017)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MP4/AVC @ 2589 Kbps | 3x~59mn | 3.24 GB
Audio: English AAC 161 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, Arts

Britain's country houses are home to astonishing world-class art collections full of priceless old masters and more. In this three-part series art historian Helen Rosslyn opens the doors of some of our most impressive country houses to tell the story of how so many great paintings came to Britain and of the adventurous men and women who brought them here.

BBC - Michael Palin's Quest for Artemisia (2015)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Feb. 4, 2017
BBC - Michael Palin's Quest for Artemisia (2015)

BBC - Michael Palin's Quest for Artemisia (2015)
HDTV | 1920 x 1080 | .MKV/AVC @ 3538 Kbps | 58mn 56s | 1.54 GB
Audio: English AAC 126 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, Arts

Curious about a powerful but violent painting that caught his eye, Michael Palin sets off on a quest to discover the astonishing story of the forgotten female artist who painted it over 400 years ago. Travelling to Italy in search of Artemisia Gentileschi's tale, Michael encounters her work in Florence, Rome and Naples.