BBC - Lucian Freud: Painted Life (2012) HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2356 Kbps | 1h 29mn | 1.57 GB Audio: English AAC 160 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English Genre: Documentary, Arts, Biography
Painted Life explores the life and work of Lucian Freud, undoubtedly one of Britain's greatest artists. Freud gave his full backing to the documentary shortly before his death. Uniquely, he was filmed painting his last work, a portrait of his assistant David Dawson.
Lucian Ban & Elevation - Songs From Afar (2016) Jazz, Contemporary Jazz| MP3 320 kbps | 56:58 min | ~145 Mb Label: Sunnyside | Tracks: 09 | Rls.date: 2016
Streams of influence from the past and cultural identities sometimes merge with one s quest for forms of expression. "Songs From Afar is very personal for me because the album is intimately tied to my Romanian cultural heritage and to the jazz influences that help me find out more about where I come from and where I m going. It's not only the ancient Transylvanian folk songs that we approach in this recording, it's also how the other pieces and improvisations reflect the constant search for musical meaning," notes Transylvanian expat pianist and composer Lucian Ban talking about his second album with Elevation quartet (and his third album on Sunnyside).
Phoebe Hoban, author of definitive biographies of Jean-Michel Basquiat and Alice Neel, now turns her attention to Lucian Freud, the grandson of Sigmund and one of the greatest painters England has produced. Lucian Freud: Eyes Wide Open is the first biography to assess Freud’s work and life, showing how the two converge.
Lucian Plessner - Leonard Bernstein on Guitar EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 163 MB | Full Artwork: 96 MB | 5% Recovery Info Label/Cat#: CPO # 999 505-2 | Country/Year: Germany 1998 | Ltd. Ed. of 500 Genre: Classical | Style: Classical Guitar, Contemporary
"Plessner's transcriptions from Bernstein's more popular theatre works, notably Mass, Candide, and West Side Story, are immensely attractive. They capture the spirit of their originals yet sound completely at home on the guitar." ~BBC