Orchestra Age Enlightenment

Ivan Fischer, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment - Mozart: Cosi fan tutte (2009) [Blu-Ray]

Iván Fischer, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment - Mozart: Cosi fan tutte (2009) [Blu-Ray]
BluRay | BDMV | MPEG-4 AVC Video / 24128 kbps / 1080i / 29,970 fps | 181 min | 44,9 Gb
Audio1: Italian / Dolby TrueHD Audio / 2.0 / 24-bit | Audio2: Dolby TrueHD Audio / 5.0 / 48 kHz / 3435 kbps / 24-bit

BluRay-rip | AVC | MKV 1920x1080 / 6215 kbps / 29,97 fps | 181 min | 8,73 Gb
Audio: Italian / AC3 / 5ch / 48.0 KHz / 640 Kbps
Classical | Opus Arte | Sub: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian

Mozart's genius in setting to music Da Ponte's comic play of love, infidelity and forgiveness marks Così fan tutte as one of the great works of art from the Age of Enlightenment. Nicholas Hytner's beautiful production for the Glyndebourne Festival in 2006, with its sure touch and theatrical know-how, lives up to its promise to be 'shockingly traditional', while Iván Fischer teases artful performances from an outstanding international cast of convincing young lovers.
Ottavio Dantone, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment - Handel: Rinaldo (2012) [Blu-Ray]

Ottavio Dantone, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment - Handel: Rinaldo (2012) [Blu-Ray]
BluRay | BDMV | MPEG-4 AVC Video / 25643 kbps / 1080i / 29,970 fps | 190 min | 42,2 Gb
Audio1: Italian / LPCM Audio / 2.0 / 24-bit | Audio2: DTS-HD MA 5.1 / 48 kHz / 4415 kbps / 24-bit
Classical | OPUS ARTE | Sub: English, Francais, Deutsch

Skin-tight rubber and lacrosse sticks bring contemporary chic to this timeless fantasy of warriors and witches in Robert Carsen's fun-filled transformation of Handel's first London triumph. Conducting from the keyboard just as Handel himself did, Ottavio Dantone leads a youthful cast of today's luminaries in the dramatic art of Baroque opera, the 'affecting' Sonia Prina, the 'unadorned intensity' of Anett Fritsch and 'fire-breathing flair' (The Observer) of Brenda Rae.
Robin Ticciati, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment - Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro (2013) [Blu-Ray]

Robin Ticciati, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment - Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro (2013) [Blu-Ray]
BluRay | BDMV | MPEG-4 AVC Video / 1080i / 29,970 fps | 171 min | 39,7 Gb
Audio1: Italian / LPCM Audio / 2.0 / 24-bit | Audio2: DTS-HD Master Audio / 5.1 / 48 kHz / 24-bit

BluRay-rip | AVC | MKV 1920x1080 / 6215 kbps / 29,97 fps | 171 min | 9,26 Gb
Audio: Italian / DTS / 6ch / 48.0 KHz / 24 bits
Classical | OPUS ARTE | Sub: English, French, German, Japanese, Korean

Perhaps no opera is closely and affectionately associated with a single house as Le nozze di Figaro is with Glyndebourne. Effortlessly witty yet shot through with pain and sadness, this deeply ambivalent life in the day of masters and servants as they scheme and outwit one another was Glyndebourne's opening production in 1934. Michael Grandage's staging is the seventh, set in a louche Sixties ambience. Marshalled by the 'ideal pacing of Robin Ticciati, a youthful cast of principals has 'no weak link' and 'looks gorgeous' (The Sunday Times) in a production that continues Glyndebourne's rewarding history of engagement with Mozart's and da Ponte's 'day of madness'.
Denys Darlow, The London Handel Orchestra - Handel: The Triumph of Time and Truth (2005)

Denys Darlow, The London Handel Orchestra - Handel: The Triumph of Time and Truth (2005)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 638 Mb | Total time: 123:29 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Hyperion | # CDD22050 | Recorded: 1982

Handel tinkered with this allegory throughout his career, producing various versions in Italian and English. The plot is a contest for the heart and mind of Beauty: Pleasure and Deceit encourage hedonism, arguing that "life consists in the present hour." Time and Counsel advise Beauty to forswear worldly pleasures, which "will soon decay". (Guess who wins.) You'd expect the villains to get all the good tunes, but the musical interest here is evenly spread. Time and Counsel get lively and contemplative arias; in particular, Varcoe makes Time's "Loathsome urns" beguiling and chilling. Kirkby, playing a villain for once, is an all-too-convincing Deceit; Partridge as Pleasure, though not ideally youthful, makes some gorgeous sounds. Fisher is well cast as Beauty, and Darlow's direction is a triumph.
–Matthew Westphal
Ludger Remy, Michaelstein Telemann Chamber Orchestra - Telemann: Die Auferstehung; De Danske, Norske og Tydske (1999)

Ludger Rémy, Michaelstein Telemann Chamber Orchestra - Telemann: Die Auferstehung; De Danske, Norske og Tydske Undersaatters Glaede (1999)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 259 Mb | Total time: 60:32 | Scans included
Classical | Label: CPO | # 777 634-2 | Recorded: 1998

Georg Philipp Telemann's late work is almost inexhaustible in terms of surprises. How many times have I written this and yet I am not yet embarrassed to proclaim it again. With which creative power the 80 year old opens new worlds of expression at the end of the 18th century, one can only be astonished by his last oratorios. One of the very last - from 1761 - is his Easter oratorio "Die Auferstehung" (not to be confused with the "Auferstehung und Himmelfahrt Jesu", 1760). There is no longer a rigid sequence of recitatives and arias: flexible, almost through-composed, the music follows the strong affects of the (excellent) libretto, always in search of unconventional means of expression, such as a dramatic accompaniment, accompanied only by a highly virtuosic solo violin becomes. Or the beginning of the words: "Du tiefe, tote, grauenvolle Stille" …
The Bob Crewe Generation Orchestra - Barbarella OST (1968/2016) [Official Digital Download 24-bit/192kHz]

The Bob Crewe Generation Orchestra - Barbarella: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (1968/2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 48:12 minutes | 2,1 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Roger Vadim's 1968 cult sci-fi movie starring Jane Fonda features a soundtrack by the late composer and producer Bob Crewe (the Four Seasons), with vocals provided by Crewe himself and American psychedelic band the Glitterhouse. The score was composed by Charles Fox.

The Israel Jazz Orchestra - Nine Tales One Story (2017)  Music

Posted by Domestos at Jan. 19, 2018
The Israel Jazz Orchestra - Nine Tales One Story (2017)

The Israel Jazz Orchestra - Nine Tales One Story (2017)
MP3 CBR 320kbps | 00:45:34 | 119.18 Mb | Cover
Jazz, Big Band | Country: Israel | Label: The Israel Jazz Orchestra

The Israeli Jazz Orchestra was founded 14 years ago to play Avi Lebovich Music and since it has been creating new music, recording & performing nonstop in Israel & throughout the world. The Orchestra gathers Israel's top musicians into one creative and fruitful environment of composers, arrangers and unique instrumentalists. The Orchestra's performance is a thrilling and hypnotizing event, there’s never a dull moment with 13 virtuoso musicians on stage showing off their abilities.
The Brian Setzer Orchestra - Wolfgang's Big Night Out (2007) Repost

The Brian Setzer Orchestra - Wolfgang's Big Night Out (2007)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 339 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 123 Mb
Scans Included (JPG, 300 dpi) | RAR 5% Recovery
Retro Swing / Classical Crossover / Jump Blues / Rock & Roll / Rockabilly
Surfdog Records #2-211388

Brian Setzer reconvenes his big band for its first non-Christmas-related set since 2000's Vavoom! Here he rearranges well-known classical themes from Beethoven, Strauss, Mozart, Tchaikovsky, and others into Vegas-ized Rat Pack-era swing. It's a fun concept that buys the guitarist time by not having to compose new material, even though these arrangements, many of them quite complex, must have taken a while to construct. Setzer's well-received jump version of The Nutcracker Suite from 2002's Boogie Woogie Christmas probably got this ball rolling as Setzer digs the crazy classical beat with a dozen peppy selections that put his impressive guitar skills to use against finger-snapping horn charts.
Enlightened Colonialism: Civilization Narratives and Imperial Politics in the Age of Reason

Enlightened Colonialism: Civilization Narratives and Imperial Politics in the Age of Reason by Damien Tricoire
English | 2017 | ISBN: 3319542796 | 318 Pages | PDF | 31.3 MB

This book further qualifies the postcolonial thesis and shows its limits. To reach these goals, it links text analysis and political history on a global comparative scale.
Gianluigi Gelmetti, Orchestra e Coro del Teatro Regio di Parma - Verdi: Un Ballo in Maschera (2012) [Blu-Ray]

Gianluigi Gelmetti, Orchestra e Coro del Teatro Regio di Parma - Verdi: Un Ballo in Maschera (2012) [Blu-Ray]
BluRay | BDMV | MPEG-4 AVC Video / 1080i / 29,970 fps | 137 min | 39,4 Gb
Audio1: Italian / LPCM Audio / 2.0 / 24-bit | Audio2: DTS-HD Master Audio / 5.1 / 48 kHz / 24-bit

BluRay-rip | AVC | MKV 1920x1080 / 6215 kbps / 29,97 fps | 137 min | 7,42 Gb
Audio: Italian / DTS / 6ch / 48.0 KHz / 24 bits
Classical | C Major | Sub: Italian, English, German, French, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Japanese

This is a wonderful performance, one of the finest in this Tutto Verdi series of the complete operas. Conductor Gianluigi Gelmetti is an unlikely looking gentleman at first glance but at his first wave of the baton one realizes he is a master. His upbeat tempi have a big sweep that gives the opera the brilliance Verdi intended. The tenor, Francesco Meli (Riccardo), is a young fresh voice, powerful and sensitive; the baritone, Vladimir Stoyanov is beginning to take over from the venerable Nucci in the series. His voice is powerful, well shaded, his acting puts a menace into his Renato and we commiserate with his agony of being a betrayed husband. Serena Gamberoni’s Oscar is a delight—a stunning beauty, her voice supple and flexible, she moves like a real opera star! An American from Arkansas, Kristin Lewis is a passionate Amelia with power, secure in her top notes. Elisabetta Fiorillo (Ulrica), an old-timer now with an alto range, makes a strong impression as the wise and not at all wicked soothsayer. (The WholeNote)