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Darren Levine - Krav Maga (Complete 5-DVD Set) (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Bouncer at Dec. 20, 2010
Darren Levine - Krav Maga (Complete 5-DVD Set) (Repost)

Darren Levine - Krav Maga (Complete 5-DVD Set)
English | 5h 51mn | 640 x 480 | AVI XVID 991 Kbps | MP3 192 Kbps | 2.36 GB
Genre: eLearning

"This is a comprehesive Self Defense System taught by the most qualified instructors of Krav Maga in the world."
Bedrich Smetana - Ma Vlast (James Levine, Wiener Philharmoniker) (1987) {Deutsche Grammophon}

Bedrich Smetana - Ma Vlast (James Levine, Wiener Philharmoniker) (1987)
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | 325 mb | MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 180 mb
Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon / 431 652 2


James Levine's viennese recording of Smetana's famed masterpiece is one of the best performances of the work around today. With clear, full-bodied digital recording and ripe, rich and opulent playing from the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, it presents a performance that is as comporable to Kubelik as any other. Despite Levine's roots in the theatre (Metropolitan Opera), he manages to grasp a clear sense of drama in the work, and while some might argue that he is mainly concerned with orchestral effect for its own sake, he certainly does not do this but presents every minute detail in this musical kaliedascopic picture.

Zandonai - Francesca da Rimini (James Levine) (2007/1984)  Music

Posted by Vilboa at Jan. 9, 2017
Zandonai - Francesca da Rimini (James Levine) (2007/1984)

Zandonai - Francesca da Rimini (James Levine) (2007/1984)
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | Italiano (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (Dolby AC3, 6 ch) | (DTS, 6 ch) | 7.76 Gb (DVD9) | 150 min
Classical | Deutsche Grammophon | Sub: Italiano, English, Deutsch, Francais, Espanol, Chinese

The Met's first production in more than 60 years is "treated with a keen appreciation for the special requirements of verismo and a practically vanished performing tradition. Scotto has found her ideal role…a great performance… Domingo sang glamorously… Levine's affectionate concern for the music told in every measure… The massive sets by Ezio Frigerio serve the work exquisitely … Piero Faggioni’s graceful direction strikes a perfect balance” (New York Magazine)
Bach J.S. - Brandenburg Concertos Nos. 2 & 5; Wedding Cantata, BWV 1047, 1050, 202, 1067 (Levine, Faerber, Battle)

Bach J.S. - Brandenburg Concertos Nos. 2 & 5; Wedding Cantata, BWV 1047, 1050, 202, 1067 (James Levine, Jorg Faerber, Kathleen Battle & SCO, Wurttembergisches Kammerorchester Heilbronn; Jorg Faerber) - 2006
EAC Rip | FLAC, TRACKs+CUE, LOG | Covers | 1cd, 468.64 MB
Classical | Label: Sony and BMG Music | Catalog Number: 82876762222

In many ways this is a special recording. It features first-desks from the Chicago Sym. playing two of Bach's Brandenburg Concertos, and so far beyond the average Baroque ensemble are they that one yearns for the other four. Just to hear the amazing trumpet solos in Concerto no. 2 by the legendary Adolph Herseth repays the cost of the CD. But we also get James Levine doing double duty at the harpsichord in Concerto no. 5. One deficit from the rise of period performance is that non-specialists have been driven out. The days when an all-around musician like Levine or Leonard Bernstein performed Bach and Handel are more or less over, and their replacements, to be tactful, are not on such an exalted level of talent…. By Santa Fe Listener

Puccini - Il Trittico (James Levine) (2010/1981)  Music

Posted by Vilboa at Sept. 26, 2016
Puccini - Il Trittico (James Levine) (2010/1981)

Puccini - Il Trittico (James Levine) (2010/1981)
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | Italiano (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (DTS, 6 ch) | 7.34 Gb+3.53 Gb (DVD9+DVD5) | 170 min
Classical | The Metropolitan Opera | Sub: English

Leading the enormous forces to bring Puccini's huge vision to life in this now-legendary performance, James Levine presides over an evening of three one-act operas that cover the full spectrum of human experience. The great singing actress Renata Scotto is featured in all three operas, perhaps most memorably in her searing portrayal of Suor Angelica - a nu whose extreme atonement for he sin ultimately wins her redemption.
Richard Wagner - Der Fliegende Hollander (1997) 2CD, Reissue 2009 [Levine, Morris, Voigt, Heppner]

Richard Wagner - Der Fliegende Holländer (1997) 2CD, Reissue 2009
James Morris, Deborah Voigt, Ben Heppner, J-H Rootering, Birgitta Svendén, Paul Groves
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus, conducted by James Levine

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 667 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 388 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical, Opera | Label: Sony Classical | # 88697448222 | Time: 02:32:03

James Levine's is a more recent entry in the realm of Dutchman recordings, and sonically the recording is absolutely stunning, with great attention having been paid to the recording process. The casting for this Metropolitan Opera effort is also uniformly first rate, even in the less grateful roles of the hapless Erik, sung by the impressive Ben Heppner, and the scolding nurse, Mary, sung by Birgitta Svendén. Morris's brooding Dutchman is hard to match on any other available recording, and Deborah Voigt is a ravishing Senta. The chorus work is quite good, though not quite as rich as that heard in the Solti/Chicago recording. Overall, Levine does a workmanlike job of conducting these impressive forces, though there are passages in which his tempi seem to drag. This recording is a must for anyone who needs a completely up to date version of Wagner's first major opera.

Verdi - Rigoletto (James Levine) (2014/1981)  Music

Posted by Vilboa at March 3, 2015
Verdi - Rigoletto (James Levine) (2014/1981)

Verdi - Rigoletto (James Levine) (2014/1981)
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | Italiano (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (DTS, 6 ch) | 7.38 Gb (DVD9) | 126 min
Classical | DECCA | Sub: Italiano, English, Deutsch, Francais

Decca is proud to present this unique recording of Rigoletto. The only Rigoletto stage production on film featuring Luciano Pavarotti, this performance of one of Verdi's best-loved operas was discovered in the Metropolitan Opera Archives and is available here for the first time. Recorded in 1981, it presents Pavarotti at the peak of his career, supported by an outstanding cast that includes Louis Quilico in the title role, Christine Eda-Pierre as Gilda, Ara Berberian as Sparafucile, and Isola Jones as Maddalena, with Met Music Director James Levine on the podium.
Richard Wagner - Die Walkure - The Metropolitan Opera cond. James Levine (2002) [2DVD] {Deutsche Grammophon}

Richard Wagner - Die Walkure - The Metropolitan Opera cond. James Levine (2002) [2DVD] {Deutsche Grammophon}
2xDVD -> 11.1 Gb | All Regions | NTSC 4:3 | ~ 241 min | Deutsch LPCM, 2 ch / Dolby AC3, 6 ch / DTS, 5 ch | ISO Images
Subs: Deutsch, English, Francais, Espanol, Chinese
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (png) -> 156 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1991, 2002 Deutsche Grammophon | 073 049-9
Classical / Opera

The 1990 Metropolitan Opera performance of Die Walkure ("The Valkyrie") with James Levine conducting is a solid, four-square performance with few frills and no gimmicks, just extraordinarily fine singing and orchestral playing. There is no point in this where you find yourself asking why the director did something: this is the sort of production which could be criticised as unimaginative but defended as serving Wagner's intentions for this instalment of his Ring cycle. Levine and his orchestra give the music an emotional intensity that never overwhelms its grandeur, though perhaps in Wotan's farewell to Brunnhilde, we feel him more as father than as god.

Darren Shan, "The Thin Executioner"  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by s13tas at May 5, 2011
Darren Shan, "The Thin Executioner"

Darren Shan, "The Thin Executioner"
Publisher: Little | ISBN: 0316078654 | edition 2010 | PDF | 382 pages | 1,22 mb

Though its basis on The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn provides a potential inroad for educators, the nonstop action and violence make Shan’s latest best suited for reading with no strings attached. It is the saga of young Jebel Rum, the weakest son of the best executioner in the land of Wadi. When Jebel is publicly shamed, he embarks upon a quest to mythical Tubaygat, where legend holds he will be granted invincibility if he makes it through alive and sacrifices a slave.

Darren Smith Band - Keep The Spirit Alive  Music

Posted by kyo110288 at May 8, 2010
Darren Smith Band - Keep The Spirit Alive

Darren Smith Band - Keep The Spirit Alive
MP3 320 Kbps | Size: 104.8 Mb | Playing Time: 00:46:43
Genre: Hard Rock | 13 Tracks


The Darren Smith Band's "Keep the Spirit Alive" is meant to do just as the title says, keep the rock n' roll spirit alive and kicking. The album is stuffed to the brim with songs that focus themselves on the lighter side of life, good times, love trysts and good ol rock n roll. There's also a bitter little piece in here too but it doesn't darken the overall brighter picture. With Harem Scarem's ex-drummer turned frontman and band leader, ,he puts on a surprising show of song penning competency and a grittier take on the Harry Hess vocal sound. Maybe a little Paul Stanley flavor is thrown in here and there. His vocal prowess should not come as a shock, afterall he crooned the lead vocals on "Sentimental BLVD" on Harem Scarem's "Mood Swings" album, which was superb.