Sebastian Smee

The Art of Rivalry: Four Friendships, Betrayals, and Breakthroughs in Modern Art [Audiobook]

The Art of Rivalry: Four Friendships, Betrayals, and Breakthroughs in Modern Art [Audiobook] by Sebastian Smee
English | September 27, 2016 | ASIN: B01LY7U74D, ISBN: 151596213X, 1515912132 | M4B@64 kbps | 10 hrs 22 mins | 283 MB
Narrator: Bob Souer

The Best Australian Essays 2015  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ksveta6 at Dec. 19, 2015
The Best Australian Essays 2015

The Best Australian Essays 2015 by Geordie Williamson
2015 | ISBN: 1863957774 | English | 370 pages | EPUB | 1 MB

Sebastian Fitzek, "Tu ne te souviendras pas"  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by TimMa at Feb. 14, 2017
Sebastian Fitzek, "Tu ne te souviendras pas"

Sebastian Fitzek, "Tu ne te souviendras pas"
Audible | 2016 | ISBN: N/A | French | MP3 128 Kbps | Lenght: 10:45:00 | 651.6 MB

Depuis la disparition de son fils, le couple de Robert Stern, célèbre avocat berlinois, a volé en éclats. Un soir de pluie, l'une de ses anciennes maîtresses lui donne rendez-vous dans une friche industrielle désaffectée, à l'écart de la ville. Elle est accompagnée de Simon, 10 ans, atteint d'une tumeur au cerveau et, surtout, convaincu d'avoir été un assassin dans une vie antérieure. Impensable ! Et pourtant, sur les indications du jeune garçon, Robert découvre le cadavre d'un homme que Simon prétend avoir assassiné quinze ans plus tôt à coups de hache. …

Rafal Blechacz - Johann Sebastian Bach (2017)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at Feb. 10, 2017
Rafal Blechacz - Johann Sebastian Bach (2017)

Rafal Blechacz - Johann Sebastian Bach
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 65:40 min | 152 MB
Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Tracks: 23 | Rls.date: 2017

A new statement from Rafa Blechacz, one of the finest young pianists of his generation
SonyaBoo photographed by Sebastian Satyr for NIF Magazine

SonyaBoo - Sebastian Satyr Photoshoot 2017
12 jpg | up to 1474*1800 | 5.02 MB
Polish model
David Watkin - Johann Sebastian Bach: Cello Suites, BWV 1007-1012 (2015)

David Watkin - Johann Sebastian Bach: Cello Suites, BWV 1007-1012 (2015)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 620 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 360 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical, Baroque | Label: Resonus Classics | # RES10147 | Time: 02:24:58

GRAMOPHONE AWARD WINNER 2015 - BAROQUE INSTRUMENTAL RECORDING OF THE YEAR. This recording is the first time that the five-stringed Amati has been used to record the 6th suite and it is the only original five-string cello in existence in the UK and unique in being the only one by this maker. The Cello Suites are performed on two gut-string cellos Suite Nos. 1-5 on a Francesco Ruggieri from 1660 and Suite No. 6 the five-stringed Cremona cello by A. & H. Amati from c.1600, both tuned to Baroque pitch. Bachs cello suites are renowned as the pinnacle of the instruments repertoire and are performed here in period performances by the internationally acclaimed cellist, David Watkin. David Watkin has been performing Bachs Cello Suites in concert for 35 years, and Bachs unaccompanied cello repertoire has taken him all over Europe, from the Palace of Frederick the Great at Potsdam to the Prague Spring Festival, and, as part of Sir John Eliot Gardiner's Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, included performances sitting by the font in which Bach was baptised.
Angela Hewitt - Johann Sebastian Bach: The Art of Fugue (2014) 2CDs

Angela Hewitt - J.S. Bach: Die Kunst der Fuge (The Art of Fugue) (2014) 2CDs
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 275 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included | Time: 01:29:40
Genre: Classical | Label: Hyperion | # CDA67980

Even though Angela Hewitt's repertoire is quite extensive and diverse, encompassing the Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and modern eras, her true specialty is the music of J.S. Bach, which she has recorded almost exclusively for Hyperion since the 1980s. With this recording of The Art of Fugue, Hewitt completes her long-running series of piano renditions of the solo keyboard works, and while not everyone is convinced that Bach composed this study of fugal techniques for the keyboard, Hewitt's performance is credible and satisfying. She controls the often unwieldy counterpoint by regarding the lines as if they were vocal parts, and her phrases are shaped by natural breathing points, as well as the different emotional qualities she brings to each fugue and canon. The Art of Fugue can be daunting for both performer and listener because its persistent tonality of D minor and monothematic material can be quite tedious in the wrong hands.
Markku Luolajan-Mikkola - Johann Sebastian Bach: Sonatas and Partitas, BWV 1001-1006 (2015)

Markku Luolajan-Mikkola - J.S. Bach: Sonatas and Partitas, BWV 1001-1006 (2015)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 738 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included | Time: 02:38:00
Genre: Classical, Baroque | Label: Linn Records | # CKD 548

Markku Luolajan-Mikkola has a reputation for excellence and already has two Gramophone Awards. With a fan base to match, Luolajan-Mikkola is at the top of his game. In Luolajan-Mikkola’s Linn debut, he tackles the pinnacle of Bach’s productions for violinists: the Partitas and Sonatas. Luolajan-Mikkola transcribed these works for cello. His goal with this recording has been to encapsulate expression and emotion according to the character of each movement. A historically informed musician, he performs on baroque cello.
Kristen Stewart by Sebastian Kim for Vanity Fair France September 2014

Kristen Stewart - Sebastian Kim Photoshoot 2014
8 jpg | up to 2000*1500 | 10.96 MB
American actress
Colin Tilney - Johann Sebastian Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1 & 2 (1990) 4CDs

Colin Tilney - Johann Sebastian Bach: Das Wohltemperirte Clavier (1990) 4CDs
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 1.8 Gb (incl 5%) | Scans included | Time: 05:04:36
Genre: Classical | Label: Hyperion | # CDA66351/4

In his recording of Bach's 48 Colin Tilney, unlike his fellow competitors in the same repertory, plays both a clavichord (Book 1) and a harpsichord (Book 2). Why not? Bach's title for the first book of 24 preludes and fugues, The Well-tempered Clavier leaves both this issue and that of tuning wide open. The clavichord was a favourite instrument of Bach's, so was the harpsichord and the organ; indeed, I am sorry that Tilney does not include a chamber organ since some of the pieces, the E major Prelude and Fugue (Book 2), for instance, seem well-suited to it. Tilney's performance of the 48 differs again from almost if not all others in the sequence which he adopts in playing the preludes and fugues. But an apparently random approach is in fact nothing of the kind, but one that is directly linked with tuning. We know that Bach himself was a master in matters of tuning as he was in all other aspects of his craft. What we do not know is the exact nature of his tuning.