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John Eliot Gardiner - Gabriel Faure: Requiem; French Choral Works: Saint-Saens, Debussy, Revel, Faure (1994) [Repost, New Rip]

Gabriel Fauré - Requiem; French Choral Works: Saint-Saëns, Debussy, Revel, Fauré (1994)
Monteverdi Choir; Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique; John Eliot Gardiner, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 255 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 185 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical, Choral | Label: Philips | # 438 149-2PH | Time: 01:09:37

This generously programmed disc provides excellent value and outstanding performances of both major and lesser-known masterpieces of French choral music. The Fauré Requiem has been recorded many times, and several excellent versions of the original orchestration are available on disc. This one is among them, owing to John Eliot Gardiner's experience and perfectionist mastery of details overlooked by less-successful choral conductors. The real bonus here is the inclusion of the popular but very difficult Debussy and Ravel chansons, and the rarely heard but eminently worthy little part songs by Saint-Saëns. These pieces are a lesson in how to achieve maximum effect with the simplest materials.
Monteverdi Choir, John Eliot Gardiner - Johann Sebastian Bach: Mass in B minor (2015) 2 CDs

Johann Sebastian Bach - Mass in B minor (2015) 2 CDs
Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, conducted by John Eliot Gardiner

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 533 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included | Time: 01:45:44
Genre: Classical | Label: Soli Deo Gloria | # SDG722

The Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists are renowned of their spectacular performances of Bach’s epic masterpiece, which they have toured extensively. During their last tour (in Munich, Frankfurt, Lucerne, Aix-en-Provence and Paris) there was a stampede for tickets and they performed every night in full houses, to spellbound audiences. This album is the culmination of the tour: it was recorded in an open session in London, and captures the special atmosphere of the concerts. It is presented in a 2-CD casebook and contains a booklet featuring original notes by John Eliot Gardiner translated in English, German and French.

Postcolonial George Eliot  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AvaxGenius at Aug. 20, 2017
Postcolonial George Eliot

Postcolonial George Eliot By Oliver Lovesey
English | PDF | 2017 | 313 Pages | ISBN : 1137332115 | 3.74 MB

This book examines the range of the colonial imaginary in Eliot’s works, from the domestic and regional to ancient and speculative colonialisms. It challenges monolithic, hegemonic views of George Eliot — whose novelistic career paralleled the creation of British India — and also dismissals of the postcolonial as ahistorical. It uncovers often-overlooked colonized figures in the novels.
The World Broke in Two: Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, D. H. Lawrence, E. M. Forster and the Year That Changed Literature

Bill Goldstein, "The World Broke in Two: Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, D. H. Lawrence, E. M. Forster and the Year That Changed Literature"
ISBN: 0805094024 | 2017 | EPUB | 405 pages | 15.29 MB
John Eliot Gardiner, The English Baroque Soloisits, The Monteverdi Choir - Mozart: La clemenza di Tito [1991]

John Eliot Gardiner, The English Baroque Soloisits, The Monteverdi Choir - Mozart: La clemenza di Tito [1991]
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 473 Mb | Total time: 58:20+59:44 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Archiv Produktion | # 431 806-2 | Recorded: 1990

Listening to this work so soon after hearing Zauberflote one is amazed anew that Mozart could write two such totally contrasted pieces within months of each other. Here, in the composer's last opera seria, we are in another world, one of formality tempered by the deep emotions engendered by love and jealousy. Instead of birdcatchers and Masonic rights we are dealing with historic figures in a supposedly historic context with down-to-earth feelings. For each Mozart finds precisely the appropriate music.
John Eliot Gardiner, The English Baroque Soloisits, The Monteverdi Choir - Mozart: Idomeneo [1991]

John Eliot Gardiner, The English Baroque Soloisits, The Monteverdi Choir - Mozart: Idomeneo[1991]
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 832 Mb | Total time: 78:02+70:45+61:46 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Archiv Produktion | # 431 674-2 | Recorded: 1990

“This is unquestionably the most vital and authentic account of Idomeneo to date on disc. We have here what was given at the work's first performance in Munich plus, in appendices, what Mozart wanted, or was forced, to cut before that premiere and the alternative versions of certain passages, so that various combinations of the piece can be programmed by the listener. Gardiner's direct, dramatic conducting catches ideally the agony of Idomeneo's terrible predicament – forced to sacrifice his son because of an unwise row. This torment of the soul is also entirely conveyed by Anthony Rolfe Johnson in the title role to which Anne Sofie von Otter's moving Idamante is an apt foil. Sylvia McNair is a diaphanous, pure-voiced Ilia, Hillevi Martinpelto a properly fiery, sharp-edged Elettra.

The Letters of T. S. Eliot Volume 7: 1934-1935  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ksveta6 at Aug. 5, 2017
The Letters of T. S. Eliot Volume 7: 1934-1935

The Letters of T. S. Eliot Volume 7: 1934-1935 by T. S. Eliot
2017 | ISBN: 0571316360 | English | 960 pages | EPUB | 3 MB

The Letters of T. S. Eliot: Volume 6: 1932–1933  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ksveta6 at Aug. 5, 2017
The Letters of T. S. Eliot: Volume 6: 1932–1933

The Letters of T. S. Eliot: Volume 6: 1932–1933 by T. S. Eliot
2016 | ISBN: 0300211805 | English | 896 pages | PDF/EPUB | 4 MB/6 MB

The Letters of T. S. Eliot: Volume 5: 1930-1931  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ksveta6 at Aug. 5, 2017
The Letters of T. S. Eliot: Volume 5: 1930-1931

The Letters of T. S. Eliot: Volume 5: 1930-1931 by T. S. Eliot
2015 | ISBN: 0300211791 | English | 928 pages | EPUB | 5 MB

The Letters of T. S. Eliot: Volume 4: 1928-1929  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ksveta6 at Aug. 5, 2017
The Letters of T. S. Eliot: Volume 4: 1928-1929

The Letters of T. S. Eliot: Volume 4: 1928-1929 by T. S. Eliot
2013 | ISBN: 0300187246 | English | 864 pages | PDF/EPUB | 5 MB/4 MB