Shakespeare Music

VA - William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet: Music From The Motion Picture (1996) [Re-Up]

VA - William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet: Music From The Motion Picture (1996)
EAC | FLAC (Tracks) + cue.+log ~ 383 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 162 Mb | Scans included
Soundtrack, Alternative Rock, Pop/Rock | Label: Capitol | # 7243 8 37715 0 9 | 00:51:23

Baz Luhrmann's garish, flamboyant adaptation of Romeo + Juliet was hyper-kinetic and colorful, boasting a heavy inspiration from the visual style of MTV, so it's only appropriate that the soundtrack was tailored for the alternative nation that MTV fostered. Combining modern rock acts like Garbage, Radiohead, the Cardigans, and the Butthole Surfers with contemporary soul like Des'ree and adult alternative like Gavin Friday, the album is slick, polished, catchy – and surprisingly strong. Though the soul and pop is good, the alternative rock acts on the soundtrack fare the best, with Garbage and Radiohead both contributing excellent B-sides ("Number One Crush" and "Talk Show Host," respectively), with the Cardigans' sleek, sexy lounge-disco number "Lovefool" stealing the show.
Pierre Boulez conducts Igor Stravinsky (2010) 6CD Box Set [Re-Up]

Pierre Boulez conducts Igor Stravinsky (2010) 6CD Box Set
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 1.3 Gb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 812 Mb | Scans included
Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | # 00289 477 8730 | Time: 05:54:22

The years have seen Pierre Boulez record for CBS, Erato, EMI, and Philips, among other labels, but his most consistent and critically praised work has appeared on Deutsche Grammophon, where he has conducted the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Cleveland Orchestra, the Berlin Philharmonic, and his own Ensemble InterContemporain in many successful performances. These ensembles are heard on this trimline, six-CD box set of Igor Stravinsky's major works, which brings together Boulez's recordings of L'oiseau de feu, Petrushka, Le Sacre du printemps, L'histoire du Soldat, the symphonies, concertos, and other works, recorded between 1980 and 1996. As one of the leading champions of modernism, first as a composer and essayist, then as a prominent conductor, Boulez is regarded as an authority on Stravinsky's oeuvre, and it is difficult to imagine many conductors who have a better understanding of the technical and stylistic issues that affect performances. Boulez is also famous for his precision and meticulousness, which make the details stand out clearly in the rhythmically complex and texturally dense orchestral scores of the ballets, and yet seem so delicate and exact in the concertos and pieces for smaller ensembles.

Shakespeare And Music: Arden Critical Companions  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at April 19, 2017
Shakespeare And Music: Arden Critical Companions

Shakespeare And Music: Arden Critical Companions by David Lindley
English | 2005 | ISBN: 1903436184, 1904271715 | 296 pages | PDF | 4 MB
William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet (1996) Special Edition [Re-Up]

William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet (1996) Special Edition
DVD9 | VIDEO_TS | NTSC, 16:9 (720x480) VBR | 02:00:04 | 7.84 Gb
Audio: English AC3 5.1 @ 448 Kbps or AC3 2.0 @ 192 Kbps;
French AC3 2.0 @ 192 Kbps | Subs: English, Spanish
Genre: Drama, Romance, Tragedy

The classic Shakespearean romantic tragedy is updated by director Baz Luhrmann to a post-modern Verona Beach where swords are merely a brand of gun and bored youths are easily spurred toward violence. Longtime rivals in religion and business, the Montagues and the Capulets share a page from the Jets and Sharks of West Side Story when they form rival gangs. Romeo (Leonardo DiCaprio) is aloof toward the goings-on of his Montague cousins, but after he realizes that Juliet (Claire Danes) is a Capulet at the end of one very wild party, the enmity between the two clans becomes the root of his angst. He relies heavily – and with serious consequences – on his rebel gender-bender of a friend, Mercutio (Harold Perrineau Jr.), and Father (not Friar) Lawrence (Pete Postlethwaite) for protection and support. Romeo is, of course, exiled, and it looks like Juliet will be forced into an arranged marriage with the bland Paris (Paul Rudd). It ends, as Romeo and Juliet must, when Romeo hears a tragic piece of misinformation and brings his suicide wish to what was meant to be Juliet 's temporary tomb.

Cymbeline (The Arden Shakespeare Third Series)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Bayron at Feb. 14, 2017
Cymbeline (The Arden Shakespeare Third Series)

Cymbeline (The Arden Shakespeare Third Series) by William Shakespeare
English | 2017 | ISBN: 1904271308, 1904271294 | 474 pages | EPUB | 4 MB

TTC Video - How to Listen to and Understand Great Music, 3rd Edition [Repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by IrGens at Feb. 1, 2017
TTC Video - How to Listen to and Understand Great Music, 3rd Edition [Repost]

TTC Video - How to Listen to and Understand Great Music, 3rd Edition
Course No. 700 | .AVI, XviD, 578 kbps, 640x480 | English, MP3, 128 kbps, 2 Ch | 48x45 mins | + PDF Guidebook | 10.9 GB
Lecturer: Robert Greenberg, Ph.D.
Musicians of Shakespeare's Globe - Twelfth Night & Richard III (2017)

Musicians of Shakespeare's Globe - Twelfth Night & Richard III
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 44:43 min | 104 MB
Label: Globe Music | Tracks: 24 | Rls.date: 2017

Globe Music is a new record label from Shakespeare's Globe celebrating special projects, concerts and performances. Recordings capture the intimacy of our candlelit concerts in the oaken Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, while creating an international platform for the finest live music created at the Globe. This second release celebrates the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death by recording the music from these two legendary and Tony and Olivier award-winning productions that enjoyed sold-out runs on Broadway, the West End, in the cinema and at the Globe.
William Shakespeare’s «A Midsummer Night’s Dream» in the History of Music Theater

Ulrike Küpper, "William Shakespeare’s «A Midsummer Night’s Dream» in the History of Music Theater"
English | 2011 | ISBN: 3631609345 | PDF | pages: 296 | 4.9 mb

Sarah Walker, Graham Johnson - Shakespeare's Kingdom (1988)  Music

Posted by tirexiss at Jan. 8, 2017
Sarah Walker, Graham Johnson - Shakespeare's Kingdom (1988)

Sarah Walker, Graham Johnson - Shakespeare's Kingdom (1988)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 54:30 | 223 MB
Genre: Classical, Vocal | Label: Hyperion | Catalog: CDA66136

If you love Shakespeare, and / or Brahms, Schubert, Schumann, Berlioz and R. Strauss, you need to have this superb album in your collection. Walker is the most gratifying performer in opera and lieder, for beauty of voice (ravishing, audible silk); technique (perfection), intelligence (never-failing); phrasing (absolutely unsurpassed); and interpretation – Walker does not merely "sell" a song, or act convincingly, she etches her performance on your soul. Just listen to her interpretation of the excerpts from MacBeth, set to music by Joseph Horovitz: Walker is a candidate for best Lady MacBeth. One wonders what she would do with the part as straight drama. If that isn't enough, she caresses the Schumann and the Berlioz, nails the Brahms (no accompaniment – totally exposed voice), and slinks away with the tango "Under the Greenwood Tree."
Henry Purcell - Funeral Music For Queen Mary, Sacred Music, Dioclesian, Songs (Michael Chance, Choir Of Clare College) [2001]

Henry Purcell - Funeral Music For Queen Mary, Sacred Music, Dioclesian, Songs
(Michael Chance, Choir Of Clare College, Cambridge) [2001]

EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG | Covers | 2cd, 522 MB
Classical | Label: C Majeur / NCRV ‎/ Columns Classics | Catalog Number: 290170 | TT: 2:07;41

Compilations are highly useful in understanding the works of the inexhaustibly tuneful British composer Henry Purcell (1659-1695). He had a few big hits, like the Funeral Music for Queen Mary (which is included here) and the opera Dido and Aeneas (which isn't). But much of his best music is scattered around in small bits, residing within genres that are rather odd from today's perspective. Purcell spent much of his short adult life as a theater composer, and his incidental music, for example, is filled with perfect miniatures…