Susan Osborn

Rossini - Otello (Muhai Tang, John Osborn, Cecilia Bartoli)  Music

Posted by Sowulo at June 29, 2014
Rossini - Otello (Muhai Tang, John Osborn, Cecilia Bartoli)

Rossini - Otello (Muhai Tang, John Osborn, Cecilia Bartoli) [2014]
NTSC 16:9 (720x480) VBR Auto Pan&Scan | Italiano (Dolby AC3, 2 ch) Italiano (DTS, 6 ch) | 7.39 Gb (DVD9)
Classical | DECCA | Sub: English, Francais, Deutsch, Italiano, Espanol, Chinese, Korean | 156 min | +3% Recovery

This new disc from the Zurich Opera presents just about as thoughtful and coherent account of Rossini's Otello as one could hope for. This isn't the first time the company has made something of a splash with the bel canto repertory. Some will remember their CD release, a few years back, of Bellini's Norma, also featuring Bartoli. That set got very mixed reviews, and those who hated that will probably hate this too, no doubt before they even watch it. But for those not initiated in the trench warfare that music loving often attracts, this disc will be most welcome. The world class cast, led by Cecilia Bartoli and tenor John Osborn, are (mostly) young, committed and talented. They deliver, here, an intense performance that makes a very strong case for this neglected opera… By Stephen McLeod
Krysia Osostowicz, Susan Tomes - Gabriel Fauré: Violin Sonatas (1999)

Krysia Osostowicz, Susan Tomes - Gabriel Fauré: Violin Sonatas (1999)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 49:47 | 238 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Helios | Catalog: 55030

Perhaps I should begin by reminding readers that Krysia Osostowicz (of Polish descent) and the Edinburgh-born Susan Tomes are founder members of Domus—the group whose debut recording of Faure's two piano quartets won them the Gramophone Chamber award in 1986. And once again these two artists affirm their very special affinity with this French composer. It is a record I can recommend without reservations for its style and conviction, as also for wholly natural tonal reproduction (Andrew Keener and Antony Howell) and discerning programme-notes (Richard Wigmore).

Susan Boyle - A Wonderful World (2016)  Music

Posted by 1rostik at Nov. 4, 2016
Susan Boyle - A Wonderful World (2016)

Susan Boyle - A Wonderful World (2016)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 36:49 min | 91 MB
Genre: Pop | Label: Columbia

Susan Boyle, the singing sensation who catapulted to international stardom in 2009, returns with her seventh album in seven years, A Wonderful World. The new album features spectacular renditions of well known tracks including Madonna's "Like A Prayer", Robbie William's 'Angels', a duet with Michael Bolton 'Somewhere Out There' and Paul McCartney s 'Mull of Kintyre'. Additionally, in a first for a British artist, Susan Boyle was granted rare permission by the Nat King Cole Estate to sing a virtual duet with the legendary performer and a stunning version of 'When I Fall In Love' was mastered.

Susan Kohler - My Romance (2016)  Music

Posted by funkerman at Oct. 11, 2016
Susan Kohler - My Romance (2016)

Susan Kohler - My Romance (2016)
Jazz Vocals | MP3 320 kbps | 38:30 | ~102 Mb
Label: An Ear for Music | Tracks: 09 | 2016

Moody, jazz interpretations of romantic gems from the Great American Songboo. My Romance is a collection of nine cover songs set to examine the cycle one endures in a romantic relationship. It begins appropriately with "Where Do You Start?" and ends with "On My Way to You," quietly suggesting that the journey is the destination. Susan produced the album with notable jazz musician Jeff Colella to find the tender, yet passionate message of each arrangement.

Susan Voelz - Beautiful Life (2016)  Music

Posted by funkerman at Sept. 19, 2016
Susan Voelz - Beautiful Life (2016)

Susan Voelz - Beautiful Life (2016)
Alternative Rock | MP3 320 kbps | 39:06 | ~103 Mb
Label: Octave 8 Records | Tracks: 11 | 2016

The songs are reinventions. They are re-orchestrated through Susan Voelz s unique sonic prism. On this her third record, she has woven together her mastery of rock strings (the lush violin played as a member of Poi dog Pondering) and the tenderness and tumult of her solos with punk poet Alejandro Escovedo, resulting in the magic carpet ride of Die 4 U, the dervish of Anna Stesia, the sway of The Most Beautiful Girl in the World, and the insistent strength of 17 Days. Joined by guitarist Charlie Sexton (Bob Dyaln), Grammy nominated singer Abra Moore, Poi dog Pondering creator Frank Orrall, and cellist Helen Money (aka Alison Chesley).
The Sea In Spring - Japanese Music for Flute and Guitar (1999) (Susan Hoeppner, flute; Rachel Gauk, guitar)

The Sea in Spring - Japanese Music for Flute and Guitar (1999) (Susan Hoeppner, flute; Rachel Gauk, guitar)
Michio Miyagi · Teruyuki Noda · Tōru Takemitsu · Katsutoshi Nagasawa · Yoshiharu Ganryu
Haseo Sugiyama · Ryūtarō Hirota · Kōhachiro Miyata

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 300 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 215 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical, World Music | Label: BIS | # BIS-CD-969 | Time: 01:13:24

During the Meiji Restoration (1868-1912) a broad diffusion of Western music flowed into Japan, first in the form of military band music and. later, Protestant hymns. By 1900, recitals of piano, violin and song were quite popular. Composers like Prokofiev, and performers such as Heifetz, Kreisler and Segovia also encouraged this musical direction, which strongly followed German Romanticism and French Impressionism. The new Western repertoire found a place with the traditional Japanese music, hdgaku, and as the two traditions came in contact, a new and unique form of music emerged. One of the most fascinating developments in Japanese music was the introduction of new instruments in the south of Japan, and their metamorphosis as they migrated north via Kyoto and Tokyo. Several composers on this disc have focused on natural themes, with water being a favourite and obvious choice. The works have been chosen to give a sampling of the diversity of Japanese music, from the beautiful, traditional folk-songs to the complex and challenging multi-movement works, many of which evoke the traditional instruments, namely shakuhachi and koto.

Susan Sheller - On The Way To Here (2015)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at May 20, 2015
Susan Sheller - On The Way To Here (2015)

Susan Sheller - On The Way To Here (2015)
Blues Rock, Country Rock | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 00:45:49 | 105 MB
Label: Lil Howler | Release Year: 2015

Mother of a child with Autism, Award Winning Indie artist , Unstoppable Entertainer, Susan Sheller brings a soulful, storytelling collection of songs that blur fine lines between Folk, Rock, & Country. With provocative lyrics that could make Johnny Cash blush, and a charismatic, God-given voice that would make Janis Joplin smile, Susan is a fireball entertainer who charms her audiences everywhere she goes.

Susan Wong My Live Stories (2013)  Music

Posted by peotuvave at Jan. 9, 2015
Susan Wong My Live Stories (2013)

Susan Wong My Live Stories (2013)
Vocal Jazz | Bluray-rip 1080p | Audio: English | Subtitles: None | Run time: 67 mins | 7.28 GB
AVC, MKV 1920x1080 (16:9) 23.976fps, 11.9Mbps | DTS, 24bits, 6ch, 3283kbps

Susan Wong's first ever blu-ray, My Live Stories was filmed live over 2 days in the world famous Ocean Way Studios in Nashville,USA. The performance was filmed in high definition and was recorded and mixed at 24bit/96khz and encoded as DTS-HD 96/24 & PCM Stereo 96/24. Highlights include Billie Jean, the blues tinged Cry Me A River, an up tempo Perfect and a spine tingling performance of Desperado.

Susan Wong - Woman In Love (2014)  Music

Posted by mark70 at Dec. 8, 2014
Susan Wong - Woman In Love (2014)

Susan Wong - Woman In Love (2014)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 49:29 min | 115 MB
Genre: Vocal Jazz | Label: Evolution Media

Woman In Love is Susan’s tribute to great women singers before her who made their fame with sensuous and endearing love songs. Woman In Love features romantic long songs old and new from Olivia Newton-John’s I Honestly Love You and Barbra Streisand’s classic Woman in Love to Rihanna’s hit Stay and Adele’s Make You Feel My Love. Woman in Love bears Susan’s signature sultry enticing vocal with fresh brilliant arrangements. The album features Susan’s original song Can’t You See (I’m Falling In Love), a heartfelt declaration of love. HQCD and SACD comes with the lovely bonus track Just Give Me A Reason.
Shostakovich: Piano Trios No 1 & 2, Seven Romances - Susan Gritton, Florestan Trio (2011)

Shostakovich: Piano Trios No 1 & 2, Seven Romances - Susan Gritton, Florestan Trio (2011)
EAC Rip | Flac (Tracks + cue + log) | 1 CD | Full Scans | 239 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Hyperion | Catalog Number: 67834

After sixteen years of exceptional achievement and vast critical acclaim, the career paths of the members of The Florestan Trio are diverging. Sadly, the trio will disband at the end of this year and this disc marks the end of their studio career. For their final recording, the trio performs an all- Shostakovich program comprising the two piano trios and the Seven Romances on Poems of Alexander Blok, for which they are joined by soprano Susan Gritton. Written in 1923, the first trio was an astonishing achievement for a seventeen-year-old student.