Freidson, Eliot

Monteverdi - Vespro della Beata Vergine (John Eliot Gardiner) (2003/1989)

Monteverdi - Vespro della Beata Vergine (John Eliot Gardiner) (2003/1989)
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | Latin (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (Dolby AC3, 6 ch) | (DTS, 5 ch) | 7.80 Gb (DVD9) | 90 min + 20 min (bonus)
Classical | Deutsche Grammophon | Sub: Deutsch, Francais, Espanol, Chinese

“This large-scale live recording (Gardiner's second) was made in Venice's St Mark's Basilica. It captures the drama as well as the ceremonial aspect of the work, despite sometimes cloudy recorded sound.” Gramophone Classical Music Guide. “Gardiner's second [recording of the Vespers], spectacularly recorded live in St Mark's, has a punchy choral sound, near-operatic solo singing (Bryn Terfel and Alistair Miles are among the basses), emphatic enunciation, big contrasts and deliberate exploitation of the building's spaces. Its outright theatricality sets it apart from other performances.” Gramophone Magazine.

Eliot and His Age: T. S. Eliot's Moral Imagination in the Twentieth Century  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tarantoga at Oct. 16, 2016
Eliot and His Age: T. S. Eliot's Moral Imagination in the Twentieth Century

Russell Kirk, "Eliot and His Age: T. S. Eliot's Moral Imagination in the Twentieth Century"
ISBN: 1933859539 | 2008 | EPUB | 460 pages | 622 KB
Handel - L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato  - John Eliot Gardiner, Monteverdi Choir & English Baroque Soloists (2016)

Handel - L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato - John Eliot Gardiner, Monteverdi Choir & English Baroque Soloists (2016) {2CD Erato}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 345 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 173 Mb | Artwork | 5% repair rar
© 1981, 2016 Erato / Parlophone / Warner Classics | 08256 4698374 2
Classical / Baroque / Oratorio

Reedition bienvenue avec un exellent son remastérisé de cette trés belle version de Gardiner d'un oratorio de Handel qui est une oeuvre singuliere au sein de la production de ce grand compositeur. L'Allegro, il Pensiero ed il Moderato est dans sa structure trés different de l'oratorio traditionnel et consiste en un assemblage assez libre de solos et de choeurs, mettant en scene 3 personnages allegoriques , un peu comme "il trionfo del tempo", mais chaque" personnage" est ici representé par plusieures voix. Exellent casting choisi par Gardiner au niveu des voix, d'ou emerge Patricia Kwella, dont la beauté et la pureté du timbre illumine cette tres belle oeuvre, proposée a un prix trés doux, aucune raison de passer à coté.
Mozart - Le nozze di Figaro (John Eliot Gardiner, Bryn Terfel, Alison Hagley) (2001/1993)

Mozart - Le nozze di Figaro (John Eliot Gardiner, Bryn Terfel, Alison Hagley) (2001/1993)
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | Italiano (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | 7.26 Gb (DVD9) | 168 min
Classical | Deutsche Grammophon | Sub: Italiano, English, Deutsch, Francais, Espanol, Chinese

It is an oft-repeated saw, about life in the heavenly spheres, that the angels revere Bach but listen to Mozart. If they have DVD players, you can bet they're now watching this stunning production of Le Nozze di Figaro ("The Marriage of Figaro"), which comes about as close to Mozartian perfection as one could possibly hope to get. The faultlessly cast youthful performers bubble with infectious energy. Alison Hagley is a sprightly Susanna with a voice as clear as a bell, and brilliantly matched by a 28-year-old Bryn Terfel both acting and sounding in fine form. Hillevi Martinpelto demonstrates why she is one of the world's favourite Mozart singers with her melting tones, richly coloured voice and generous stage presence, and Rodney Gilfry gives a muscular, wonderfully controlled performance as the Count.
Mozart - Cosi fan tutte (John Eliot Gardiner, Amanda Roocroft, Rosa Mannion) (2002/1992)

Mozart - Così fan tutte (John Eliot Gardiner, Amanda Roocroft, Rosa Mannion) (2002/1992)
NTSC 16:9 (720x480) VBR | Italiano (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (DTS, 5 ch) | (Dolby AC3, 6 ch) | 7.06 Gb+7.77 Gb (2xDVD9) | 193 min
Classical | Deutsche Grammophon | Sub: Italiano, English, Deutsch, Francais, Espanol, Chinese

When this staging was presented in 1992, in various theatres, Gardiner decided to be his own director because he didn't trust any available alternative to be faithful to Da Ponte's and Mozart's original. In the circumstances his was a sensible decision because his deeply discerning stage interpretation perfectly seconds his own musically perceptive reading. His keen understanding of what this endlessly fascinating work is about is made plain in his absorbing essay in the booklet.
Natalie Dormer by Eliot Lee Hazel for FLAUNT Magazine April 2015

Natalie Dormer - Eliot Lee Hazel Photoshoot 2015 for FLAUNT
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English actress
Felicity Jones - Eliot Lee Hazel Photoshoot 2013 for So It Goes Magazine

Felicity Jones - Eliot Lee Hazel Photoshoot 2013
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English actress

Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer (2010)  Video

Posted by yorkiez at Oct. 3, 2013
Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer (2010)

Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer (2010)
DVDRip | MKV/AVC x264 ~1800 kbps avg | 1Hr 57Mins | 29.970 fps | 720x480 | 1.96 GB
Audio: English | AC3 6 Ch 448 Kbps; AAC 2 Ch 48.0 KHz (Commentary) | Subtitles: English, Spanish
Genre: Documentary | Director: Alex Gibney

Documentary on the rise of Eliot Spitzer, first as Attorney General and then Governor of New York and his subsequent downfall due to a sex scandal. Spitzer had a hard driving, take no prisoners approach to prosecuting criminals. When he focused his efforts on Wall Street, he came up against some very powerful men. The chink in his armor was an escort whom he met regularly. When the fact that he spent time with a prostitute became public the knives came out so to speak, and Spitzer found himself isolated, resigning the Governorship. At one point, Spitzer recounts the story of a friend who gave him a t-shirt with 'Hubris is Terminal' printed on the front. A fitting epitaph somehow for his political career.

(Arte) Eliot Ness contre Al Capone (2011)  Video

Posted by Morocco at Jan. 9, 2012
(Arte) Eliot Ness contre Al Capone (2011)

(Arte) Eliot Ness contre Al Capone (2011)
WEB-Rip | French | 53min | 720 x 404 | 25 fps | Mkv | AVC Main@L3.0 @ 799 Kbps | AAC @ 44.1 KHz | 314 MB
Genre : Documentaire

6 octobre 1931 : Al Capone est jugé au tribunal fédéral de Chicago. C'est un homme traqué, perdu, qui se présente ce jour-là devant une foule curieuse et des centaines de journalistes venus du monde entier. Celui qui, quelques jours auparavant, était encore considéré par le Times comme l'une des dix personnalités les plus importantes des États-Unis est devenu l'ennemi public n° 1. En ces temps de crise, de guerre des gangs et de puritanisme, c'est parce qu'on le juge responsable de tous les maux qui accablent le pays qu'il risque la prison à vie. Fier de sa gloire neuve, Eliot Ness, le célèbre chef des Incorruptibles qui a permis son arrestation, est au premier rang du tribunal…
Literary Paths to Religious Understanding: Essays on Dryden, Pope, Keats, George Eliot, Joyce, T.S. Eliot, and E.B. White

Literary Paths to Religious Understanding: Essays on Dryden, Pope, Keats, George Eliot, Joyce, T.S. Eliot, and E.B. White by G. Atkins
English | 2009 | ISBN: 0230621473 | 170 Pages | PDF | 2.06 MB