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English Bach Festival, Leonard Bernstein, Soloists - Igor Stravinsky: Les Noces; Mass (1977) Reissue 1988

Igor Stravinsky - Les Noces; Mass (1977) Reissue 1988
English Bach Festival Choir & Orchestra, Trinity Boys Choir, conducted by Leonard Bernstein
Patricia Parker (Mezzo Soprano), John Mitchinson (Tenor), Paul Hudson (Bass), Anne Mory (Soprano)
Pianos: Martha Argerich, Krystian Zimerman, Cyprien Katsaris, Homero Francesch

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 192 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 109 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Classical, Ballet, Choral, Sacred | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | # 423 251-2 | Time: 00:44:29

Les Noces is a screaming, shrieking, flat-out masterpiece. Leonard Bernstein himself has referred to it as Stravinsky's greatest work, and listening to this incendiary performance, it's awfully hard to disagree. Scored for voices, four pianos, and percussion, the work provided the inspiration for the entire career of Orff (of Carmina Burana fame), but it's so much better as sheer music than anything Orff wrote. And what a cast! The pianists for this performance include Martha Argerich, Krystian Zimerman, Cyprien Katsaris, and Homero Francesch, four certified virtuoso performers, while the singers of the English Bach Festival Chorus really cover themselves with glory in both works. A stunner.

Leonard Bernstein - Liszt: A Faust Symphony (1996/2016) [TR24][OF]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by SERTiL at Jan. 22, 2017
Leonard Bernstein - Liszt: A Faust Symphony (1996/2016) [TR24][OF]

Leonard Bernstein - Liszt: A Faust Symphony
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | 76:58 min | 1.31 GB | Digital booklet
Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Tracks: 03 | Rls.date: 1996/2016

Giuseppe Sinopoli projects Liszt’s “Mephistopheles” with such unrelenting urgency that he could as well be fighting the devil in person. True, the recorded balance keeps the strings fairly close at hand (the actual sound image is not dissimilar to EMI’s on their Masur/Leipzig Liszt series), but the playing itself has real drive and panache, frequently throwing caution to the winds in pursuit of maximum spontaneity (as regards tempo, Sinopoli beats Bernstein to the finishing post by no less than ten minutes).
PBS American Masters - Leonard Bernstein: Reaching for the Note (1998)

PBS American Masters - Leonard Bernstein: Reaching for the Note (1998)
DVDRip | 704x536 | .MKV/AVC @ 1563 Kbps | 1h 57mn | 1.45 GiB
Audio: English AC3 192 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

The definitive look at the outstanding life and career of Leonard Bernstein, world-renowned composer, conductor, pianist and educator. This film and moving celebration conveys a fully rounded portrait of Bernstein's complex life–from his debut conducting performance for the New York Philharmonic in 1943 to his historic and electrifying performance at the fall of the Berlin Wall; from his Broadway experiences to his finale at Tanglewood. Filled with archival footage including concert films, home movies and clips from Broadway hits West Side Story and On the Town, the film showcases the many talents of Bernstein.

Andrija Puharich, "Le champignon magique secret des pharaons"  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by TimMa at Oct. 22, 2015
Andrija Puharich, "Le champignon magique secret des pharaons"

Andrija Puharich, "Le champignon magique secret des pharaons"
Publisher: Tchou | 1977 | ISBN: 2710700433 | French | PDF | 237 pages | 21.52 Mb

Selon un vieux dicton, les meilleures histoires sont celles que l'on ne raconte jamais. De nombreuses années j'ai gardé le silence sur une histoire à laquelle j'avais été personnellement mêlé. Si j'ai agi ainsi, c'est qu'il s'agissait, à mon sens, d'une aventure spirituelle, par conséquent des plus secrètes et des plus intimes. …

The Unanswered Question - Six Talks at Harvard by Leonard Bernstein  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by groovebeat at Jan. 17, 2014
The Unanswered Question - Six Talks at Harvard by Leonard Bernstein

The Unanswered Question - Six Talks at Harvard by Leonard Bernstein
DVD-Rip (6 DVD Set) | AVI | XviD @ 1.5 Mbit/s | 640x480 | AC3 Stereo @ 192 Kbit/s 48 KHz | 14 Hours | 8.2 GB
Genre: Music Education | Language: English

Always absorbing and frequently brilliant, Leonard Bernstein's The Unanswered Question is a very lucid and convincing discussion of music's history and forms, with particular emphasis on modern music. It addresses the average intelligent listener who is not musically trained but wants to know what makes music work–what is meant, for example, by "tonal" and "atonal." It requires some concentration, but Bernstein, a superb teacher, keeps technical jargon to a minimum, illustrates what he means with musical examples and graphics, and repeats key points. This amazing 6 volume DVD explores all types of music, including: folk music, pop songs, symphonies, tonal and atonal works; all taught by legendary master composer and conductor, Leonard Bernstein.

Rachel Bernstein - J.Valentine Streetwear 2011  Graphics

Posted by guasman at Oct. 18, 2011
Rachel Bernstein - J.Valentine Streetwear 2011

Rachel Bernstein - J.Valentine Streetwear 2011
13 JPG | 1500x1500 | 4,31 mb
American model

Marin Alsop - Bernstein: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 2 (2017)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at Jan. 17, 2017
Marin Alsop - Bernstein: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 2 (2017)

Marin Alsop - Bernstein: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 2
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 59:16 min | 138 MB
Label: Naxos | Tracks: 21 | Rls.date: 2017

It's great to see this music being played with such conviction. We all know that Alsop is a superb Bernstein conductor, and Naxos already has a terrific account of the First Symphony from James Judd and the New Zealand Symphony, but this newcomer is, if anything, even finer certainly sonically and conducted with even more pizzazz. In the central Profanation movement, Alsop really does outdo Bernstein himself; the playing of the Baltimore Symphony here is sensational, and in the finale Jennifer Johnson Cano sings with great sensitivity and a beautiful tone.
Rudolf Serkin, New York Philharmonic‎, Leonard Bernstein - Beethoven: Piano Concertos Nos. 3 & 5 (2004)

Rudolf Serkin, New York Philharmonic‎, Leonard Bernstein - Beethoven: Piano Concertos Nos. 3 & 5 (2004)
MP3 (CBR 320 kbps) | 78:43 | 191 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Sony Music

Rudolf Serkin's 1964 recording of Beethoven's Piano Concerto in C minor is surely among the greatest recordings of the work ever made, and certainly his finest performance of the work. The energy and enthusiasm and even passion he brings to Concerto in C minor is overwhelming, and indeed, it overwhelms Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic, who accompany Serkin with the sort of commitment that only a conductor and orchestra give to soloists when they are deeply inspired. But while Serkin's 1962 recording of Beethoven's Piano Concerto in E flat major is also surely among the greatest recordings of the work ever made, it is not quite Serkin's finest recording of the work.

Sarah Bernstein Quartet - Still Free (2016)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at Nov. 25, 2016
Sarah Bernstein Quartet - Still Free (2016)

Sarah Bernstein Quartet - Still Free (2016)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) +cue, log, artworks - 344 MB | 00:55:44
Jazz | Label: | Release Year: 2016

Nominated 'Rising Star' in the 63rd Annual DownBeat critics poll, this is a spectacular debut of the New York's violinist Sarah Bernstein on Leo Records. The CD features the acclaimed violinist with master musicians Kris Davis on piano, Stuart Popejoy on electric bass and Ches Smith on drums. The album showcases Bernstein's distinctive post-tonal and polyrhythmic jazz compositions deconstructed by open improvisation and sonic exploration. The music is developing through seven pieces which flow organically from minimal music to breathtaking be-bop to free jazz.
Polyphony, Stephen Layton - American Polyphony: Barber, Bernstein, Copland, Thompson (2015)

Polyphony, Stephen Layton - American Polyphony: Barber, Bernstein, Copland, Thompson (2015)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 354 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 179 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical, Choral | Label: Hyperion | # CDA67929 | Time: 01:14:08

An all-too-rare new recording from Polyphony and Stephen Layton presents highlights from the choral repertoire by four twentieth-century American giants: Samuel Barber, Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland and Randall Thompson. Framed by Thompson’s understated favourites Alleluia and Fare Well, the programme includes Bernstein’s Missa brevis, Copland’s early set of four motets, and—of course—Barber’s inimitable Agnus Dei.