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Steve Reich & Beryl Korot - Three Tales (2003) CD + DVD  Music

Posted by Designol at Nov. 11, 2017
Steve Reich & Beryl Korot - Three Tales (2003) CD + DVD

Steve Reich & Beryl Korot - Three Tales (2003) CD + DVD
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 292 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 136 Mb | 00:59:37 | Scans ~ 30 Mb
DVD9 | PAL | 4:3 (720x576) VBR | AC3 5.1 / 2.0 @ 448 kbps; DTS | ~ 5.3 Gb
Subs: English, French, Italian, German | Label: Nonesuch | # 7559-79835-2
Avant-Garde, Minimalism, Video Opera

Three Tales is a video-opera in three acts (titled Hindenburg, Bikini and Dolly) with music by American composer Steve Reich and visuals by Beryl Korot, his wife. It is scored for two sopranos, three tenors, string quartet, percussion, keyboards, and pre-recorded audio. Its premiere was at the Vienna Festival on May 12, 2002; the BBC had commissioned a version for television broadcast four months later. The 12-minute tale Hindenburg had been written (and recorded) in 1998, while the remaining tales were completed (and recorded) in the year of the premiere.
Ensemble Signal, Brad Lubman - Steve Reich: Music for 18 Musicians (2015) [Re-Up]

Ensemble Signal, Brad Lubman - Steve Reich: Music for 18 Musicians (2015)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 309 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 171 Mb | Scans included
Classical, Minimalism | Label: Harmonia Mundi | # HMU 907608 | 00:59:16

As more ensembles perform and record Steve Reich's Music for 18 Musicians, its status as a minimalist masterpiece is increasingly affirmed. Ensemble Signal's 2015 release on Harmonia Mundi is one of several amazing performances that have matched Reich's original ECM New Series recording in technical brilliance and expressivity, and it has even earned the composer's approval for being, "…fast moving, spot on, and emotionally charged." Under the direction of Brad Lubman, Ensemble Signal maintains a relentlessly steady pulse and articulates the interlocking patterns with absolute precision, though the shifting tone colors are perhaps a little clearer in this performance than in other recordings. The microphone placement is not so close that individual instruments stand out, but there is enough separation of parts to allow some sense of direction and the orientation of the smaller sub-groups of pianos, xylophones, marimbas, strings, clarinets, and voices. This is a mesmerizing performance that will transfix listeners, and the music is so compelling that it will linger on well after the CD stops. Highly recommended.

Steve Reich - Music for 18 Musicians (1978) [Re-Up]  Music

Posted by Designol at April 8, 2017
Steve Reich - Music for 18 Musicians (1978) [Re-Up]

Steve Reich - Music for 18 Musicians (1978)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 290 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 140 Mb | Scans included
Avant-Garde, Minimalism | Label: ECM | # ECM New Series 1129, 422 821 417-2 | 00:56:31

If Steve Reich's Music for 18 Musicians is simply described in terms of its materials and organization – 11 chords followed by 11 pieces built on those chords – then it might seem utterly dry and monotonous. The actual music, though, is far from lackluster. When this recording was released in 1978, the impact on the new music scene was immediate and overwhelming. Anyone who saw potential in minimalism and had hoped for a major breakthrough piece found it here. The beauty of its pulsing added-note harmonies and the sustained power and precision of the performance were the music's salient features; and instead of the sterile, electronic sound usually associated with minimalism, the music's warm resonance was a welcome change. Yet repeated listening brought out a subtle and important shift in Reich's conception: the patterns were no longer static repetitions moving in and out of phase with each other, but were now flexible units that grew organically and changed incrementally over the course of the work.
Hilary Griffiths, Drottningholm Court Theatre Orchestra - Domenico Cimarosa: Il Matrimonio Segreto (2005)

Hilary Griffiths, Drottningholm Court Theatre Orchestra - Domenico Cimarosa: Il Matrimonio Segreto (2005)
DVD 9 | NTSC 4:3 (720x480) | MPEG-2 | LinearPCM, 2 ch; Dolby AC3, 6 ch; DTS, 5 ch | Language: Italiano | Subtitles: Italiano, English, Deutsch, Francais | 153 min | 7.52 GB
Drottningholm Court Theatre Orchestra, Hilary Griffiths
Recorded at the Rokokotheater Schwetzingen in 1986 | Released: 2005 | Label: EuroArts

The Third Reich in History and Memory [Repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ChrisRedfield at Dec. 11, 2017
The Third Reich in History and Memory [Repost]

Richard J. Evans - The Third Reich in History and Memory
Published: 2015-03-23 | ISBN: 0190228393, 0190679174 | PDF | 496 pages | 2.22 MB
Race and the Third Reich: Linguistics, Racial Anthropology and Genetics in the Dialectic of Volk

Christopher M. Hutton, "Race and the Third Reich: Linguistics, Racial Anthropology and Genetics in the Dialectic of Volk"
2017 | ISBN-10: 0745631762, 0745631770 | 256 pages | EPUB | 7 MB

Royals and the Reich: The Princes von Hessen in Nazi Germany  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by arundhati at Dec. 6, 2017
Royals and the Reich: The Princes von Hessen in Nazi Germany

Jonathan Petropoulos, "Royals and the Reich: The Princes von Hessen in Nazi Germany"
2008 | ISBN-10: 0195339274, 0199203776 | 546 pages | EPUB | 3 MB
Wunderwaffen Présente - Space Reich - Tome 2 - Rapaces En Orbite

Wunderwaffen Présente - Space Reich - Tome 2 - Rapaces En Orbite
French | CBR | 49 pages | 61.5 MB

Germany's Second Reich : Portraits and Pathways  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by readerXXI at Nov. 23, 2017
Germany's Second Reich : Portraits and Pathways

Germany's Second Reich : Portraits and Pathways
by James Retallack
English | 2015 | ISBN: 1442628529 | 369 Pages | PDF | 26 MB

The Rocket and the Reich: Peenemunde and the Coming of the Ballistic Missile Era  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by bakerman at Nov. 17, 2017
The Rocket and the Reich: Peenemunde and the Coming of the Ballistic Missile Era

The Rocket and the Reich: Peenemunde and the Coming of the Ballistic Missile Era
Free Press | 1995 | ISBN: 0029228956 | English | 408 pages | PDF | 155 MB