James Alexander Thom

The Art and Craft of Writing Historical Fiction: Researching and Writing Historical Fiction

James Alexander Thom, "The Art and Craft of Writing Historical Fiction: Researching and Writing Historical Fiction"
ISBN: 1582975698 | 2010 | EPUB | 256 pages | 777 KB

Follow the River (Audiobook) (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tukotikko at Jan. 16, 2015
Follow the River (Audiobook) (Repost)

Follow the River (Audiobook) By James Alexander Thom, read by David Drummond
Unabridged edition 2010 | 16 hours and 11 mins | ISBN: 1400169976 | MP3 32 kbps | 232 MB

Follow the River (Audiobook) (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by enmoys at Jan. 15, 2014
Follow the River (Audiobook) (Repost)

Follow the River (Audiobook) By James Alexander Thom, read by David Drummond
Unabridged edition 2010 | 16 hours and 11 mins | ISBN: 1400169976 | MP3 32 kbps | 232 MB

Follow the River (Audiobook)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at Nov. 6, 2012
Follow the River (Audiobook)

Follow the River (Audiobook) By James Alexander Thom
English | 2010 | ISBN: 1400169976 | MP3 | 667 MB

Mary Ingles was twenty-three, happily married, and pregnant with her third child when Shawnee Indians invaded her peaceful Virginia settlement in 1755 and kidnapped her, leaving behind a bloody massacre. For months they held her captive. But nothing could imprison her spirit.With the rushing Ohio River as her guide, Mary Ingles walked one thousand miles through an untamed wilderness no white woman had ever seen. Her story lives on-extraordinary testimony to the indomitable strength of one pioneer woman who risked her life to return to her own people.
Alexei Lubimov, Alexander Trostiansky, Kirill Rybakov - Misterioso: Valentin Silvestrov, Arvo Part, Galina Ustvolskaya (2006)

Misterioso: Valentin Silvestrov, Arvo Pärt, Galina Ustvolskaya (2006)
Alexei Lubimov, piano; Alexander Trostiansky, violin; Kirill Rybakov, clarinet

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 245 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 199 Mb | Scans ~ 41 Mb | 01:19:54
Contemporary Classical, Chamber | Label: ECM | # ECM New Series 1959, 476 3108

The title of ECM's release of works by three composers born in the former Soviet Union perfectly captures the mood of the CD – it is truly mysterious. Although more than half a century separates the first of these pieces from the most recent, they share a sense of otherness that defies easy explanation. The pieces are not so much mysterious in the sense of being eerie (although there are several moments that might raise the hairs on the back of your neck if you were listening alone in the dark); they are unsettling because they raise more questions than they answer.
Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Alexander Janiczek - Mozart: Oboe Quartet K. 370, Divertimento K. 334 (2011) [24/96]

Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Alexander Janiczek - Mozart: Oboe Quartet K. 370, Divertimento K. 334 (2011)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 63:37 minutes | 1.23 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Director and violinist Alexander Janiczek leads principal players from the Scottish Chamber Orchestra in this beautifully intimate recording. Mozart's writing allows each player to shine and demonstrates the depth of talent within the ensemble, illustrating why this orchestra has had such extensive success with its previous Mozart recordings. The works on this disc are full of well-known tunes which demonstrate Mozart's trademark melodic beauty. Acclaimed oboist, Robin Williams, gives a dazzling performance of the composer's great masterpiece. This is the fourteenth recording in the orchestra's hugely successful partnership with Linn Records, a series that includes the award-winning Mozart Symphonies recordings with the late Sir Charles Mackerras.

James Bond Collection (1962-2015) || Tribute to Sir Roger Moore  Video

Posted by wcruiser at May 24, 2017
James Bond Collection (1962-2015) || Tribute to Sir Roger Moore

James Bond Collection (1962-2015) || Tribute to Sir Roger Moore
1080p BDRip | MKV | ~1920x1080 | x265 @ ~3500 Kbps | English, ~Italian AC3 (6 ch) @ 448 Kbps | 26 Films | 107 GB
Subs: English, Italian
Genre: Action | Adventure | Thriller

Tribute to the iconic star of seven James Bond films Sir Roger Moore. This pack contain all twenty six James Bond movies including his seven films.
Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Alexander Janiczek - Stravinsky: Apollon musagete & Pulcinella Suite (2009) [24/192]

Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Alexander Janiczek - Stravinsky: Apollon musagete & Pulcinella Suite (2009)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 53:42 minutes | 1.88 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

The Chamber Orchestra of Europe performs Stravinsky's Apollon Musagète and Pulcinella Suite, repertoire that demands the fresh and energetic delivery for which the COE is renowned. The COE deliver the 'wonderful freshness' Stravinsky himself envisioned in Apollon Musagète with their bright and spirited performance. The Guardian commented: 'In Stravinsky's Apollon Musagète each and every player contributed to the distinctive, rich-toned sonority.'

Etta James - At Last: The Best Of Etta James (2010)  Music

Posted by Designol at May 23, 2017
Etta James - At Last: The Best Of Etta James (2010)

Etta James - At Last: The Best Of Etta James (2010)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 462 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 203 Mb | Scans included
Early R&B, Soul, Blues | Label: Decca | # 5330843 | Time: 01:15:47

In many ways Etta James resembled a female Ray Charles in her unerring ability to tackle (and sometimes combine) all of the strands of American popular music, from rock & roll to R&B, blues, country, gospel, jazz, and pure pop and soul, while still maintaining a distinct feel and sound that was all her own, and she did this throughout a five-decade career that is impressive for its consistency. This 25-track set (mostly drawn from her time with Chess Records) is hardly definitive (it doesn't have classic James' tracks like "Anything to Say You're Mine," "Don't Cry Baby," "Something's Got a Hold on Me," or the girl group pop of "Two Sides (To Every Story)," for instance, or any of her late-career blues tracks), but it does do a good job of spotlighting James' range and versatility by collecting sides like her signature "At Last," the soul-pop masterpieces "Tell Mama" and "I'd Rather Go Blind," and saucy versions of Willie Dixon's "Spoonful" and Randy Newman's "You Can Leave Your Hat On," all of which offer ample proof that James was one of the best singers of her generation – in any style.
Leningrad PO, Yevgeny Mravinsky - Alexander Glazunov: Symphonies Nos. 4 & 5; The Seasons, Op. 67 (2016)

Alexander Glazunov: Symphonies Nos. 4 & 5; The Seasons, Op. 67 (2016)
Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Yevgeny Mravinsky

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 408 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 198 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Praga Digitals | # PRD/DSD 350129 | Time: 01:19:23

A tribute to Alexander Glazunov who turned post-Tchaikovsky Russian musicians into true professionals. He was a composer emeritus and helped raise the profile of classical symphonies and ballet music before and after the Mighty Handful. Mvravinsky insisted on performing pieces by this incredibly selfless pedagogue which slip into the category of Romanticism, although he preferred the ‘banned’ compositions of his students such as the obstreperous young Stravinsky or the insufferably pretentious Prokofiev.