John Berberian

John Berberian and the Rock East Ensemble - Middle Eastern Rock (1969)

John Berberian and the Rock East Ensemble - Middle Eastern Rock (1969)
World | 1cd | EAC Rip | Flac + Cue + Log | covers
Acid Symposium AS006 | rel: 2001 | 260Mb

Released originally in 1969, Middle Eastern Rock is a unique, compelling fusion record from Armenian-American oud player John Berberian. The Rock East Ensemble, Beberian’s backing band, consists of the artist’s standard group, which specializes in traditional Armenian music with a jazz edge, and American session musicians who bring more of a rock sound. The results, which blend elements of psychedelia, free jazz, surf music, and various klezmer, African, and Middle Eastern textures, are dazzling, and are sure to thrill anyone with a taste for rare "outside" albums. ~Allmusic
The John Berberian Ensemble - Music Of The Middle East (1966) [Reissue 2001]

The John Berberian Ensemble - Music Of The Middle East (1966)
EAC Rip | FLAC Tracks + Cue + Log => 246 MB | MP3 CBR @320 kbps => 86.9 MB | Full scans => 29.4 MB
Label: Universe / Comet Records | Catalog.#: UV 023 | Genre: World Fusion

After recording two thoroughly excellent LPs for the Mainstream label, Expressions East and Oud Artistry, John Berberian followed his benefactor, A&R man Peter Spargo, to the notorious Morris Levy's Roulette Records, where he waxed this standout album. Recorded in 1965 or 1966 and released around the same time, Music of the Middle East continues the oud master's progressive interpretations of traditional Armenian, Turkish, Greek, and Arabic material.
Cathy Berberian a Hommage (Walton, Monteverdi, Debussy, Stravinsky, Cage, Gerschwin, Purcell) [1997]

Cathy Berberian a Hommage (Bernasconi, Travis; W. Walton, Cl. Monteverdi, Cl. Debussy,
I. Stravinsky/Стравинский, J. Cage, G. Gerschwin, H. Purcell) [1997]

EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG | Covers | 1cd, 315 MB
Classical | Label: Accore / MPO, France | Catalog Number: 205722 | TT: 70’55

Catherine Anahid Berberian (July 4, 1925 – March 6, 1983) was an American soprano and composer. She interpreted contemporary avant-garde music composed, among others, by Luciano Berio, Bruno Maderna, John Cage, Henri Pousseur, Sylvano Bussotti, Darius Milhaud, Roman Haubenstock-Ramati, and Igor Stravinsky. She also interpreted works by Claudio Monteverdi, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Kurt Weill, Philipp Zu Eulenburg, arrangements of songs by The Beatles, and folk songs from several countries and cultures. As a composer, she wrote Stripsody (1966), in which she exploits her vocal technique using comic book sounds (onomatopoeia), and Morsicat(h)y (1969), a composition for the keyboard (with the right hand only) based on Morse code.

Berberian Sound Studio (2012)  Video

Posted by Helladot at Nov. 7, 2017
Berberian Sound Studio (2012)

Berberian Sound Studio (2012)
BDRip 720p | MKV | 1280 x 690 | x264 @ 6483 Kbps | 1h 32mn | 4,63 Gb
Audio: English AC3 5.1@ 640 Kbps + Director's Commentary track | Subtitles: English
Genre: Horror, Thriller | Director: Peter Strickland

In the 1970s, a British sound technician is brought to Italy to work on the sound effects for a gruesome horror film. His nightmarish task slowly takes over his psyche, driving him to confront his own past. Berberian Sound Studio is many things: an anti-horror film, a stylistic tour de force, and a dream of cinema. As such, it offers a kind of pleasure that is rare in films, while recreating in a highly original way the pleasures of Italian horror cinema.
Luciano Berio - Folk Songs a.o. (Luciano Berio  - Cathy Berberian)

Luciano Berio - Folk Songs a.o. (Luciano Berio - Cathy Berberian)
Classical | EAC: FLAC+Cue+Log | 1 Cd, Cover+Booklet | 359 Mb
Label: BMG - Date: 1995

Luciano Berio was one of the most important Italian composers of the second half of the twentieth century, a leader of the international avant-garde who has managed to write music that is communicative and pleasing to audiences. He received musical instruction from his father and grandfather, organists in Oneglia, and continued musical training through his school years. After World War II he went to Milan to study law but also became a composition pupil with Ghedini, a composer known for his interest in many styles. He passed that interest on to Berio, who started his career as a neo-Classicist.
While in school Berio met met a remarkable American singer, Cathy Berberian. They married and went to the U.S. on their ……..
From Allmusic

Magnificathy: The Many Voices of Cathy Berberian (1993)  Music

Posted by hopscotch at Feb. 14, 2009
Magnificathy: The Many Voices of Cathy Berberian (1993)

Magnificathy - The Many Voices of Cathy Berberian (1993)
Classical | EAC (APE & CUE) | 141 MB

Cathy Berberian (Attleboro, Massachusetts, July 4 1925 - Rome, Italy, March 6 1983) was a composer, mezzo-soprano singer, and vocalist. From 1950 to 1966 she was married to Luciano Berio, who deconstructed her voice in Thema (Omaggio a Joyce) (1958) and wrote his Circles (1960) and Recital I (for Cathy) (1972) for her. In addition, she worked in close collaboration with Sylvano Bussotti, John Cage, Hans Werner Henze and Igor Stravinsky. In this CD, Berberian exploits her groundbreaking, sometimes eardrum-shattering, vocal prowess to produce invariably astonishing results. This is particularly evident in the compositions by John Cage and Sylvano Bussotti as well as Berberian's own infamous "Stripsody." It is in these three pieces that this album serves up the filet mignon, although the Debussy songs and a Kurt Weill piece are quite a treat as well.

Magnificathy - The Many Voices of Cathy Berberian  Music

Posted by peachfuzz at Feb. 11, 2007
Magnificathy - The Many Voices of Cathy Berberian

Magnificathy - The Many Voices of Cathy Berberian
EAC (APE & CUE) | Classical | 1 CD / 141 MB
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Cathy Berberian (Attleboro, Massachusetts, July 4 1925 - Rome, Italy, March 6 1983) was a composer, mezzo-soprano singer, and vocalist. From 1950 to 1966 she was married to Composer Luciano Berio, who deconstructed her voice in Thema (Omaggio a Joyce) (1958) and wrote his Circles (1960) and Recital I (for Cathy) (1972) for her. In addition, she worked in close collaboration with Sylvano Bussotti, John Cage, Hans Werner Henze and Igor Stravinsky.

John Byrne's Next Men Digital 1-9  Comics

Posted by Lebedev30 at May 25, 2018
John Byrne's Next Men Digital 1-9

John Byrne's Next Men Digital 1-9
English | CBZ | 9 Volumes | 202.6 Mb

JOHN CARTER  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Barvaz at May 25, 2018
JOHN CARTER

JOHN CARTER by Giovanni Baratono
Italian | 2012 | ISBN: n/a | 111 pages | PDF | 0.6 MB
John Bradbury, BBC Philharmonic, Neeme Järvi - Busoni: Orchestral Works, Vol.1 (2002) (Repost)

John Bradbury, BBC Philharmonic, Neeme Järvi - Busoni: Orchestral Works, Vol.1 (2002)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 69:54 | 266 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Chandos Records | Catalog: CHAN 9920

Some years ago a distinguished music professor said to me, "You must go and see Doktor Faust at English National Opera - you'll hear a second rank composer at the height of his powers". Backhanded though this compliment may seem, it was clearly conveyed with a spirit admiration and perhaps a tinge of surprise.