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James Moody - The Chronological James Moody 1951-1954 (2006) [Classics 1410]

James Moody - The Chronological James Moody 1951-1954 (2006)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 328 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 166 Mb | Scans included
Bop, Hard Bop, Saxophone Jazz | Label: Classics | # 1410 | Time: 01:10:53

Back in New York after three years spent gigging and recording in Europe, a mature and rejuvenated James Moody resumed the endless North American scuffle to get by as a contemporary jazz musician. Volume five in the Classics James Moody chronology presents 16 rare Mercury recordings made between October 1951 and June 1953, followed by eight Prestige titles from January and April, 1954. The first four tracks feature baritone saxophonist Cecil Payne; high points include the rowdy, bristling "Moody's Home" and "Wiggle Waggle," an R&B rocker that sounds like something right up out of the King record catalog. Beginning with the material recorded on May 21, 1952, Moody is heard leading a group largely composed of players who, like him, had worked in Dizzy Gillespie's big band. Two of these individuals – trumpeter Dave Burns and baritone saxophonist Numa "Pee Wee" Moore – show up regularly in the front line of Moody's excellent recording ensembles between 1952 and 1955.
James Blunt - All The Lost Souls {Deluxe Edition} (2007/2013) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

James Blunt - All The Lost Souls (2007/2013) [Deluxe Edition]
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 85:39 minutes | 1,72 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

"All the Lost Souls" is the second studio album by the English singer-songwriter James Blunt. It is the follow-up to his hugely successful 2004 debut album, "Back to Bedlam". The album received mixed reviews, but peaked at number one in over 20 countries. This Deluxe edition features 11 bonus tracks.
James Newton Howard - Falling Down: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (1993) Intrada Special Collection Edition 2014

James Newton Howard - Falling Down: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (1993)
Intrada Special Collection Edition 2014
XLD | FLAC (Tracks) + cue.+log ~ 306 Mb | Mp3, CBR320 kbps ~ 183 Mb | Scans included
Soundtrack, Score | Label: Intrada | # Special Collection Volume ISC 265 | Time: 01:10:17

At long last! World premiere release of oft-requested James Newton Howard score to Joel Schumacher's Falling Down. Dark, violent urban thriller stars Michael Douglas as tragic protagonist on rampage, heading inexorably towards final showdown with retiring cop Robert DuVall. As confrontations grow in intensity, Douglas becomes increasingly unhinged. Howard follows in tow, with initially sparse score growing increasingly dense, clustered as film progresses. Dark ideas, intense action all have their say. Highlights are many, including riveting chase cues, pulsating conflict music, but one standout motif deserves spotlight: Howard writes moving minor-key trumpet solo that plays just once during "not economically viable" scene ("Miracle Mile"), then disappears completely until conclusion ("Falling Down"), where composer now brings film and score together in brilliant, powerful fashion. Sensational writing! Also worthy of attention: haunting series of string chords shifting between minor, major, playing for estranged relationship between everyman Douglas and wife Barbara Hershey. Howard even quotes nursery rhyme "London Bridge", which subtly relates to cop Duvall's own wife Tuesday Weld, who needs the tune to help calm her troubled nerves. It is difficult to overstate dramatic complexities and thematic subtleties of this important music.
James Newton Howard - Maleficent: Original Soundtrack (2014) [Re-Up]

James Newton Howard - Maleficent: Original Soundtrack (2014)
EAC | FLAC (Tracks) + cue.+log ~ 327 Mb | Mp3, CBR320 kbps ~ 140 Mb | Scans ~ 70 Mb
Soundtrack, Score | Label: Walt Disney | # 050087296001 | Time: 01:11:59

The soundtrack to Maleficent, a reimagining of Disney's Sleeping Beauty from the villain's perspective, puts the focus on James Newton Howard's foreboding yet witty score. Stormy brass and percussion duke it out with sparkling strings and woodwinds on pieces that range from the tumultuous ("Maleficent Suite," "Battle of the Moors," "Path of Destruction") to the light-hearted ("Welcome to the Moors," "Aurora and the Fawn"). Lana Del Rey rounds out the album with an equally eerie and alluring version of "Once Upon a Dream," which serves as a reminder as to why she's become one of the most in-demand soundtrack contributors of the 2010s.
James Horner & London Symphony Orchestra - Braveheart: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (1995)

James Horner - Braveheart: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (1995)
performed by London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by James Horner

EAC | FLAC (Tracks)+cue.+log ~ 339 Mb | Mp3, CBR320 kbps ~ 183 Mb | Scans included
Soundtrack, Score, Celtic | Label: London | # 448 295-2 | Time: 01:17:54

A 1996 Academy Award nominee for Best Dramatic Score, Braveheart is one of composer James (Titanic) Horner's most accomplished works. Utilizing the full range of the London Symphony Orchestra, the Choristers of Westminster Abbey, and a small ensemble of traditional folk instrumentalists, Horner largely eschews the bombast typical of the genre and cuts a more emotionally complex–and satisfying–musical course through this 14th-century tale of betrayal and rebellion. This album presents ample evidence of why Horner is currently at the peak of his profession.
The Choir of Westminster Abbey, James O'Donnell, Robert Quinney - A Christmas Caroll From Westminster Abbey (2008)

A Christmas Caroll From Westminster Abbey (2008)
The Choir of Westminster Abbey, conducted by James O'Donnell; Robert Quinney, organ

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 253 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 169 Mb | Scans included
Classical, Choral, Sacred, Christmas | Label: Hyperion | # CDA67716 | 01:03:34

This seasonal offering from The Choir of Westminster Abbey presents a delightful and unusual selection of music for Christmas. It encompasses many of the diverse themes of Christmas which have inspired composers across the ages: light shining in darkness; the tenderness of mother and child; the fulfilment of promise; and the warm merriment of corporate celebration. An excellent selection of contemporary carols features the composers Jonathan Dove and Bob Chilcott among others. The richness of twentieth-century church music is illustrated in works by Poulenc, Walton, Mathias and Leighton, and by the heartbreakingly lovely piece The little road to Bethlehem by Michael Head. Skilful arrangements of the traditional carols Silent night, In dulci jubilo and I saw three ships, complete this attractive seasonal release.

15 books by Wrath James White  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by naag at Nov. 30, 2017
15 books by Wrath James White

15 books by Wrath James White
English | 15 Books | Epub | 3 MB
Eveliyn Glennie - James MacMillan: Veni, Veni, Emmanuel (1993) (Repost)

Eveliyn Glennie - James MacMillan: Veni, Veni, Emmanuel (1993)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 01:08:42 | 289 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Catalyst | Catalog: 09026-61916-2

Much of James MacMillan's orchestral music is concerned with matters of Christian theology, and his concerto for percussion and orchestra, Veni, Veni, Emmanuel, may be counted among his most religiously inspired pieces. Outwardly, though, it is ambiguous and difficult to distinguish from purely secular music. Since all of MacMillan's motives and chords are derived from the plainchant hymn for Advent, some will listen for its permutations in the complex network of overlapping fragments.

James Horner - A Beautiful Mind (OST) (2001)  Music

Posted by gribovar at Nov. 27, 2017
James Horner - A Beautiful Mind (OST) (2001)

James Horner - A Beautiful Mind (OST) (2001)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue+log) - 304 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 174 MB | Covers (5 MB) included
Genre: Soundtrack/Modern Classical | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Decca/UMG Soundtracks (440 016 191-2)

This Ron Howard film parlays the troubled story of Nobel laureate John Forbes Nash Jr., a gifted Princeton mathematics professor tormented for decades by paranoid schizophrenia, into something considerably richer than typical Hollywood triumph-against-all-odds fare. Howard has teamed here again with frequent collaborator James Horner, and it's the composer who deftly shades the film's difficult emotional landscape and helps impart a compelling humanity. Horner's first task is not inconsiderable: musically portraying the arcane realm of mathematical theorems that are the story's backdrop…

James Emery - Transformations (2003)  Music

Posted by Domestos at Nov. 24, 2017
James Emery - Transformations (2003)

James Emery - Transformations (2003)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image+.cue, log) ~ 296.91 Mb | 1:05:14 | Cover
Contemporary Jazz | Label: Between The Lines ‎– BTL 027

This is no doubt a remarkable album, and if not, then at least a wondrous or perhaps curious one. It showcases the rapidly developing skills of guitarist and composer James Emery, whose career has traversed a not altogether straight line from the pure avant-garde of his early years to this highly detailed third stream symphonic work that incorporates a light (though not unserious) touch that defies categorization.