Hitsugi no Chaika

Gakuen Chaika!  Comics

Posted by Lebedev30 at March 17, 2017
Gakuen Chaika!

Gakuen Chaika!
Japanese | SAKAKI Ichirou | CBR | 152 pages | 68.1 Mb
Genre: Action Comedy Fantasy Romance School Life Shounen
LSO, Rostropovich - Shostakovich - Symphony No. 11 (2017) {B&W Society of Sound no. 84 Digital Download 16-44.1}

LSO, Rostropovich - Shostakovich - Symphony No. 11 (2017) {B&W Society of Sound no. 84 Digital Download 16-44.1}
FLAC (tracks) - 16bit/44kHz - Official Digital Download (bowers-wilkins.com) -> 237 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 169 Mb
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© 2017 LSO / B&W Society of Sound | LSO89 / SoS no. 84
Classical / Contemporary Classical / Symphony

Shostakovich’s atmospheric Eleventh Symphony recounts the events surrounding the First Russian Revolution of 1905, while reflecting on the brutality of the later Soviet regime. Its cinematic depiction of winter cold and military might is utterly compelling, and never more so than under the baton of the composer’s friend Mstislav Rostropovich.
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra & Vasily Petrenko - Tchaikovsky: Symphonies No. 1, 2 & 5 (2016) [24/96]

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra & Vasily Petrenko - Tchaikovsky: Symphonies No. 1, 2 & 5 (2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 105:24 minutes | 2.05 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

The eagerly awaited Tchaikovsky Symphony cycle from the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and Vasily Petrenko gets underway with Symphonies 1, 2 & 5.
LSO, Rostropovich - Shostakovich - Symphony No. 8 (2017) {B&W Society of Sound no. 80 Digital Download 16-44.1}

LSO, Rostropovich - Shostakovich - Symphony No. 8 (2017) {B&W Society of Sound no. 80 Digital Download 16-44.1}
FLAC (tracks) - 16bit/44kHz - Official Digital Download (bowers-wilkins.com) -> 259 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 161 Mb
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© 2017 LSO / B&W Society of Sound | LSO85 / SoS no. 80
Classical / Early 20th Century / Symphony

Shostakovich wrote his Eighth Symphony (from a total of fifteen) in the summer of 1943, across a period of around ten weeks. It was given its first performance on 4 November that year by the USSR Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Evgeny Mravinsky, to whom the work is dedicated. Expectations were high, for Shostakovich’s Seventh Symphony, associated with the siege of Leningrad, had been adopted both in Russia and the West as a symbol of resistance to the Nazis. It was hoped that the Eighth would follow in its patriotic footsteps – earlier that year the German Sixth army had been annihilated at Stalingrad, the siege of Leningrad has been lifted, and the Nazis were in retreat.
The Lounge Lizards - No Pain For Cakes (1987) {Island-Antilles 314-510 090-2}

The Lounge Lizards - No Pain For Cakes (1987) {Island-Antilles 314-510 090-2}
XLD rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 202 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 90 Mb
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© 1987 Island Records / Antilles | 314-510 090-2
Jazz / Post Bop / Modern Creative / Avant-Garde Jazz

In the record "Big Heart, Live in Tokyo" a new Lizard breed was in the mist of formation, less noir, more accessible but by no means "commercial.." In "No Pain for Cakes" the Lizards are out and anew, teeming with beautiful and boisterus sounds; some tunes are even quite sensual check out The Magic of Palermo and No Pain for Cakes. No space for muddy tunes, no time for boredom. "No Pain for Cakes" and "Voice of Chunk" represent the Lounge Lizards climax…for now!! The great guys are all there: Evan, Erik, E.J., Marc, Curtis, Dougie, Roy and John. It seems that instinctive forces worked among this line-up so the could effortlessly create this inspired and powerful music. I will end my review with this: I have two vinyl copies of this record…one is kept closed as a sacred jewel!! Unsatisfied, I bought a CD to play and abuse on a daily basis. I will not say more…

Shinpi no Sekai El-Hazard TV (1995-1996) [5 DVD]  Video

Posted by Lebedev30 at March 31, 2018
Shinpi no Sekai El-Hazard TV (1995-1996) [5 DVD]

Shinpi no Sekai El-Hazard TV (1995-1996) [5 DVD]
DVD9 | ISO | NTSC 4:3 | 39 Gb
Audio: Japanese PCM@1536 Kbps
Subtitles: Chinese
Genre: action, adventure, fantasy, parallel universe, romance, seinen, super power
LSO, Gardiner - Mendelssohn - Symphony No. 2, Op. 52, 'Lobgesang' (2017) {B&W Society of Sound no. 83 Digital Download 16-44.1}

LSO, Gardiner - Mendelssohn - Symphony No. 2, Op. 52, 'Lobgesang' (2017) {B&W Society of Sound no. 83 Digital Download 16-44.1}
FLAC (tracks) - 16bit/44kHz - Official Digital Download (bowers-wilkins.com) -> 255 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 152 Mb
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© 2017 LSO / B&W Society of Sound | LSO88 / SoS no. 83
Classical / Romantic / Symphony

In October 2016, to bring his acclaimed Mendelssohn symphonies cycle to a rousing conclusion, Sir John Eliot Gardiner and the London Symphony Orchestra – accompanied by Lucy Crowe, Jurgita Adamonytė, Michael Spyres and the Monteverdi Choir – gave two performances of the composer’s symphony-cantata, ‘Lobgesang’. Also known as ‘Hymn of Praise’, it sits slightly uneasily with Mendelssohn’s four other symphonies, with its extended last movement involving soloists and chorus. However, the idea was not without precedent – the work has its roots in both Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony (‘Choral’), and Berlioz’s Roméo et Juliette.
Aimi Kobayashi - Chopin: Piano Sonata No. 2 - Liszt: Dante Sonata & 3 Petrarch Sonnets (2018)

Aimi Kobayashi - Chopin: Piano Sonata No. 2 - Liszt: Dante Sonata & 3 Petrarch Sonnets (2018)
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 218 MB
Label: Warner Classics | Tracks: 09 | Time: 65:23 min

Aimi Kobayashi is a leading young Japanese pianist, one of the finalists at the Chopin Competition in 2015 Aimi Kobayashi is a leading young Japanese pianist, one of the finalists at the Chopin Competition in 2015. Born in Yamaguchi, Japan, on 23 September 1995, Aimi began her piano studies aged three, and made her first appearance with orchestra at the age of seven, followed by her international debut two years later. Since then, Aimi has appeared at the Carnegie Hall in New York no less than four times.
The Borodin Trio - Shostakovich: Piano Quintet Op.57 & Trio No.2 Op.67 (1983)

The Borodin Trio - Shostakovich: Piano Quintet Op.57 & Trio No.2 Op.67 (1983)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 65:35 | 322 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Chandos | Catalog: CHAN 8342

Both these couplings are extremely fine, but taken together they add up to even more than the sum of their parts. The point of coupling Shostakovich’s first and last string quartets is obvious, and the contrast between what the composer himself called his “Springtime Quartet” and the unprecedented sequence of six slow movements written months before his death could not be more poignant.
Aimi Kobayashi - Chopin: Piano Sonata No. 2 / Liszt: Dante Sonata & 3 Petrarch Sonnets (2018) [Official Digital Download]

Aimi Kobayashi - Chopin / Liszt: Solo Piano (2018)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44,1 kHz | Time - 65:27 minutes | 526 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Aimi Kobayashi is a leading young Japanese pianist, one of the finalists at the Chopin Competition in 2015 Aimi Kobayashi is a leading young Japanese pianist, one of the finalists at the Chopin Competition in 2015…