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Margaret Leng Tan: The Art of the Toy Piano  Music

Posted by peachfuzz at Feb. 8, 2007
Margaret Leng Tan: The Art of the Toy Piano

Margaret Leng Tan: The Art of the Toy Piano
EAC (APE & CUE) | Classical | 1 CD / 238 MB
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Margaret Leng Tan is internationally renowned for her performances and recordings that transcend the piano's conventional boundaries. The New Yorker hails her as ''the diva of avant-garde pianism'' and she is recognized by The New York Times as ''the most convincing interpreter of John Cage's keyboard music.'' On a personal note, this is truly a work of art that I highly recommend.

John Clare's Romanticism  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AvaxGenius at July 21, 2017
John Clare's Romanticism

John Clare's Romanticism By Adam White
English | PDF | 2017 | 331 Pages | ISBN : 3319538586 | 6.64 MB

This book offers a major reassessment of John Clare’s poetry and his position in the Romantic canon. Alert to Clare’s knowledge of the work of his Romantic contemporaries and near contemporaries, it puts forward the first extended series of comparisons of Clare’s poetry with texts we now think of as defining the period – in particular poems by Robert Burns, William Wordsworth, Lord Byron, and John Keats.
The Hidden Smile of God: The Fruit of Affliction in the Lives of John Bunyan, William Cowper, and David Brainerd

John Piper - The Hidden Smile of God: The Fruit of Affliction in the Lives of John Bunyan, William Cowper, and David Brainerd
Published: 2001-01-15 | ISBN: 1581342470, 1433501899 | PDF | 176 pages | 0.61 MB

John Lee Hooker - His Best Chess Sides (1997) (REPOST)  Music

Posted by shamanicus at July 20, 2017
John Lee Hooker - His Best Chess Sides (1997) (REPOST)

John Lee Hooker - His Best Chess Sides (1997)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Artwork | 248 mb | MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 129 mb
Blues| Label: Chess - Chess CHD-9383

John Lee Hooker, as anyone with a decent-sized blues collection knows, recorded for a virtual parade of labels early in his career, including Chess, although his stays with the company were fairly brief. Hooker's best early recordings, most would agree, were issued on Modern and Vee-Jay, not Chess.
Benjamin Frith - John Field: Piano Music, Vol. 2 (Nocturnes and Sonatas) (2000)

Benjamin Frith - John Field: Piano Music, Vol. 2 (Nocturnes and Sonatas) (2000)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 173 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 160 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Naxos | # 8.550762 | Time: 01:06:57

The first volume of this series (Naxos 8.550761) mixed the first two sonatas of Field's Op. 1 with the first nine Nocturnes. The Sonata Op. 1 No. 3 in C minor logically appears on this second volume, in a most successful performance. Dedicated to Clementi, the first movement shows distinct tendencies towards 'Sturm und Drang'. Neither movement is fast: the concluding Rondo (marked Allegretto scherzando) is bursting with wit and charm to balance the stress of the first. This piece alone justifies the modest outlay for this disc. The remaining tracks, the next nine Nocturnes in the series, demonstrate Frith's sensitivity. Importantly, he shows a laudable restraint with the sustaining pedal. His sweet cantabile is the result of an acute musical sensitivity, and he never overblows the scale of these miniatures.

John Kay - Heretics & Privateers (2001)  Music

Posted by popsakov at July 19, 2017
John Kay - Heretics & Privateers (2001)

John Kay - Heretics & Privateers (2001)
EAC Rip | WV (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 341 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 121 Mb
Full Scans (JPG, 600 dpi) ~ 180 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Blues, Folk, Acoustic | CrossCut Records #CCD 12004

Originally released in 2001 on Cannonball Records, this album contains 12 'blues flavored' songs. John Kay, leader of one of rock's most venerable bands, Steppenwolf, has returned to the folk/blues roots of his troubador days with the release of his fourth solo recording "Heretics and Privateers". The musical subtlety and emotional depth of the albums 12 composistions feature provacative lyrics which offer a gritty view of contemporary life, surveying the human toll of institutional callousness with unflinching clarity. Kay's lyrics aren't the gripes of a chronic malcontect but the deeply felt observations of a first-generation American whose appreciation of his adopted country's promise and potential is balanced by an awareness of it's lapses…
Benjamin Frith - John Field: Piano Music, Volume 1 (Nocturnes and Sonatas) (1999)

Benjamin Frith - John Field: Piano Music, Vol. 1 (Nocturnes and Sonatas) (1999)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 160 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 147 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Naxos | # 8.550761 | Time: 01:01:39

Fifteen years before Chopin wrote his first “nocturne”, Irish pianist/composer John Field composed his Nocturne No. 1 in E-flat major, followed by at least 15 more pieces in the same style. In these short works for solo piano, Field–who was one of the most celebrated pianists in the world during the first quarter of the 19th century–put form to the idea of a contemplative, lyrical composition, specifically tailored to the piano’s expressive capabilities. These “night” pieces are primarily characterized by a dominant, gracefully flowing melody, with most of the harmonic activity in the pianist’s left hand. Although other pianists have recorded at least some of Field’s Nocturnes–most notably John O’Conor (Telarc) and Miceál O’Rourke (Chandos)–Benjamin Frith’s own uniquely inflected, poetic readings have a satisfying aura of intimacy cast in the warm colors of his well-tempered, expertly recorded piano. Although O’Conor’s playing is more lyrical, with more fluid legatos, Frith generally takes more time–and these invariably lovely pieces blossom just as fully and brilliantly.

John Steinbeck, "Le roi Arthur et ses preux chevaliers"  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by TimMa at July 19, 2017
John Steinbeck, "Le roi Arthur et ses preux chevaliers"

John Steinbeck, "Le roi Arthur et ses preux chevaliers"
J'ai lu | 2001 | ISBN: 2277217840 | French | EPUB | 347 pages | 0.4 MB

Le roi Arthur, les chevaliers de la Table ronde, Merlin l’Enchanteur, Excalibur, l’épée magique… autant de légendes qui font partie de notre patrimoine. Mais derrière ces légendes se cache l’Histoire. L’histoire d’une époque cruelle et sanglante. La Table ronde évoque pour nous une compagnie de joyeux lurons. Or, ils ont existé, ces preux chevaliers, qui se faisaient tuer, pour l’honneur ou pour l’amour d’une dame. …
Jack DeJohnette, Larry Grenadier, John Medeski & John Scofield - Hudson (2017)

Jack DeJohnette, Larry Grenadier, John Medeski & John Scofield - Hudson
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks)+cue, log, m3u, covers | 71:55 min | 435 MB
Label: Motéma – MTM0228 | Tracks: 11 | Rls.date: 2017
Jazz

Music giants Jack DeJohnette, Larry Grenadier, John Medeski, and John Scofield, join forces in the electrifying new jazz-meets-rock supergroup, Hudson. Inspired by the beauty and spirit of their home region, New York’s Hudson River Valley, these famed improvisers bring fresh dimensions to Woodstock associated classics by Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Jimi Hendrix and The Band and as well as compelling original compositions. The music also celebrates NEA Jazzmaster Jack DeJonnette’s 75th birthday.

John Boyne - Il bambino con il cuore di legno  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Karabas91 at July 19, 2017
John Boyne - Il bambino con il cuore di legno

John Boyne - Il bambino con il cuore di legno
Italian | 2012 | 279 pages | ASIN: B007H6VDHY | EPUB | 0,7 MB