Borodin Ballet

Simon Rattle, Berlin Philharmonic - Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition; Borodin: Symphony No.2 (2008) [Blu-Ray]

Simon Rattle, Berlin Philharmonic - Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition; Borodin: Symphony No.2 (2008) [Blu-Ray]
BluRay | BDMV | MPEG-2 Video / 24038 kbps / 1080i / 29,970 fps | 90 min | 21,7 Gb
Audio1: LPCM Audio / 2.0 / 24-bit | Audio2: DTS-HD Master Audio / 5.1 / 48 kHz / 24-bit / 4000 kbps

BluRay-rip | AVC | MKV 1920x1080 / 6215 kbps / 29,97 fps | 90 min | 4,89 Gb
Audio: DTS / 6ch / 48.0 KHz / 24 bits
Classical | EuroArts

A true celebration, ushering in the New Year with one of the finest orchestras and greatest conductors in the world. The 2007 Gala from Berlin features the Berliner Philharmoniker and Sir Simon Rattle in Alexander Borodin's Second Symphony, a richly lyrical work of immense poetic grandeur and fairy-tale magic, in a programme that also includes one of the greatest classical hits ever: Modest Mussorgsky's 'Pictures at an Exhibition'.
Valery Gergiev, Kirov Orchestra, Nikolai Putilin, Galina Gorchakova, Olga Borodina - Borodin: Prince Igor (2003/1998)

Valery Gergiev, Kirov Orchestra, Nikolai Putilin, Galina Gorchakova, Olga Borodina - Borodin: Prince Igor (2003/1998)
NTSC 16:9 (720x480) VBR | Russian (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (DTS, 5 ch) | 6.75 Gb+7.01 Gb (2xDVD9) | 194 min
Classical | Philips | Sub: English, Francais, Deutsch, Italiano, Espanol, Chinese

Valery Gergiev directs the Kirov Opera and Ballet in this magnificent 1998 production of Borodin’s "Prince Igor", presented in a new Mariinsky Theatre performing edition and featuring Mikhail Fokine’s original choreography in the famous Polovtsian Dances. Its four acts tell of the struggle between the Russians and Polovtsian nomads, of Prince Igor’s capture and escape from his noble opponent, Khan Konchak, and of love between Igor’s son, Vladimir, and Konchak’s daughter, Konchakovna.
Escher String Quartet - Dvořák: String Quartet No. 12; Tchaikovsky: String Quartet No. 1; Borodin: String Quartet No. 2 (2018)

Escher String Quartet - Dvořák: String Quartet No. 12; Tchaikovsky: String Quartet No. 1; Borodin: String Quartet No. 2 (2018)
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 396 MB
Label: BIS | Tracks: 12 | Time: 81:11 min

Full-blooded quartet playing in the grand, classic manner: extrovert and eloquent is how the performances of the Escher String Quartet were described in a review of their recording of Mendelssohns first and fourth quartets in BBC Music Magazine. After completing the three-disc cycle of Mendelssohn quartets and earning further accolades, including a nomination to the 2017 BBC Music Magazine Awards the quartet now returns with a programme which leaves plenty of opportunity for their special brand of playing.
Borodin - Prince Igor - Jerzy Semkow (2017) {2CD Set Warner Classics 0190295900618 rec 1966}

Borodin - Prince Igor - Jerzy Semkow (2017) {2CD Set Warner Classics 0190295900618 rec 1966}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 777 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 365 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (png) -> 116 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1966, 2017 Parlophone / Warner Classics | 0190295900618
Classical / Opera

Borodin’s splendid epic of Old Russia was recorded in Paris in 1966 with the forces of Sofia National Opera, conducted by Polish-born Jerzy Semkow, a protégé of the legendary Russian maestro Yevgeny Mravinsky. The great Bulgarian bass Boris Christoff, a master of vocal characterisation, takes two roles: Prince Igor’s wicked brother-in-law Prince Galitsky and the surprisingly benign Khan Konchak, who famously commands his people, the Polovtsy, to dance for his noble Russian prisoner of war.
Herbert von Karajan, Philharmonia Orchestra - Ballet Music From The Operas (1960/2014) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Herbert von Karajan, Philharmonia Orchestra - Ballet Music From The Operas (1960/2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 46:20 minutes | 980 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Herbert von Karajan conducts the Philharmonia Orchestra in ballet music from the operas Aida, Khovanshchina, Prince Igor, La Gioconda, and Tannhäuser.
Loris Tjeknavorian, National Philharmonic Orchestra - Alexander Borodin: Symphonies Nos. 1-3 (2004)

Alexander Borodin - Symphonies Nos. 1-3 (2004)
National Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Loris Tjeknavorian

EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 410 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 211 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: RCA Red Seal | # 82876-62321-2 | Time: 01:18:58

Borodin’s First Symphony isn’t especially interesting, but his Second is a masterpiece, tightly constructed, brilliantly orchestrated, and tunefully delightful. It’s really the only work of its period to rank with the symphonies of Tchaikovsky (along with, possibly, Balakirev’s First), and Tjeknavorian’s performance of it, indeed of all three works, is outstanding. He doesn’t fuss with or manipulate tempos or textures, preferring instead to keep the music moving energetically and allowing the musicians of the National Philharmonic to inject as much color and vitality as possible. The scherzo flashes by like lightning, the slow movement is aptly seductive, and the finale dazzles. As I suggested, the other two works are less obviously successful, but the performances are no less adept. Produced by Charles Gerhardt, we can expect fine sonics, and that’s just what RCA delivers. In this music, you won’t find better.
Nicholas McGegan, Pal Nemeth, Capella Savaria - Handel: Terpsicore, Alcina (orchestral parts), Ariodante (ballet music) (1993)

Nicholas McGegan, Pál Németh, Capella Savaria - Handel: Terpsicore, Alcina (orchestral parts), Ariodante (ballet music) (1993)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 292 Mb | Total time: 61:20 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Hungaroton | # HCD31193 | Recorded: 1993

Terpsicore (HWV)(8b) is a prologue in the form of an opéra-ballet by George Frideric Handel. Handel composed it in 1734 for a revision of his opera Il pastor fido which had first been presented in 1712. The revision of Il pastor fido with Terpsicore as the prologue was first performed on 9 November 1734 at Covent Garden theatre in London, opening Handel's first season in that newly built theatre. Terpsicore mixes dance along with solo and choral singing and was patterned after models in French operas, a particular source being Les festes grecques et romaines by Louis Fuzelier and Colin de Blamont, first presented in Paris in 1723. The work featured the celebrated French dancer Marie Sallé as well as stars of Handel's Italian operas and was a success with audiences of the day.

The Encyclopedia of World Ballet (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by step778 at Jan. 8, 2018
The Encyclopedia of World Ballet (Repost)

Mary Ellen Snodgrass, "The Encyclopedia of World Ballet"
2015 | pages: 385 | ISBN: 1442245255 | PDF | 13,8 mb

Eight Female Classical Ballet Variations (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by roxul at Jan. 6, 2018
Eight Female Classical Ballet Variations (repost)

Nina Danilova, "Eight Female Classical Ballet Variations"
English | ISBN: 0190227095, 0190227109 | 2016 | 288 pages | PDF | 180 MB

BBC - Dancing the Nutcracker: Inside the Royal Ballet (2016)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Jan. 4, 2018
BBC - Dancing the Nutcracker: Inside the Royal Ballet (2016)

BBC - Dancing the Nutcracker: Inside the Royal Ballet (2016)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2509 Kbps | 1 h 28 min | 1.64 GiB
Audio: English AAC 128 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

The Royal Ballet gives full access behind the scenes for a landmark documentary as they prepare for the season's yuletide production. This year's Nutcracker marks the debut of one of Britain's brightest young stars, Francesca Hayward, in one of the most famous roles in ballet (and every little girl's dream) - the Sugar Plum Fairy. We follow her as she prepares to dance the role that made her want to be a ballerina when she was just three years old.