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The Carnival of the Animals in Full Score (Dover Music Scores) [Repost]
Author: Nice_smile)

The Carnival of the Animals in Full Score (Dover Music Scores) by Camille Saint-Saëns
English | Aug. 31, 1998 | ISBN: 0486404129 | 72 Pages | PDF | 8.39 MB

Written in 1886 for a Mardi Gras celebration, Saint-Saëns' best-known work consists of 14 pieces scored for flute/piccolo, clarinet, glass harmonica (tuned glass bowls), xylophone, two pianos, and strings. Details
SonicCouture Balinese Gamelan II KONTAKT
Author: orientazure

SonicCouture Balinese Gamelan II KONTAKT | 12.7 Gb

Gamelan is an ensemble of instruments originating from Indonesia. The majority of Gamelan instruments are percussive, and most of these are bronze. They include xylophone-like metallophones of different sizes and pitch, tuned gong chimes, very large pitched gongs, and an assortment of drums and percussion. There are many types of Gamelan ensembles, but the two dominant types are Javanese and Balinese. Balinese Gamelan has a characteristic 'shimmering' sound which is due to the detuning of paired instruments playing the same musical part. Details
Kuniko Kato - Iannis Xenakis: Pleiades / Rebonds (2015) PS3 ISO + Hi-Res FLAC
Author: HDAtall

Kuniko Kato - Iannis Xenakis: Pléïades / Rebonds (2015)
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DST64 2.0 & 5.1 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 59:21 minutes | Scans included | 3,32 GB
or FLAC 2.0 Stereo (converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Scans included | 991 MB
Features Stereo and Multichannel surround sound | Linn Records # CKD 495

KUNIKO's much-anticipated third studio recording features the works of Iannis Xenakis, whose work has had a huge impact within the world of music, and in particular on percussion repertoire. Full of challenges, from the pioneering mathematical influences, to unusual notation and virtuosic performance requirements, many classify Xenakis' compositions as unplayable, but KUNIKO's unrivalled prowess sees her perfectly realise the composer's vision. KUNIKO gave the world premiere of Project IX at the Japan Society in New York in 2014. Pléiades explores a rich variety of percussive sounds and textures; marimba, vibraphone, xylophone, xylo-marimba and drums create a sound world of rhythmic complexity and vibrant colours. Uniquely, Pléiades also requires a SIXXEN, an instrument designed by Xenakis and customised by KUNIKO, who hand-selected 120 metal bars to craft the perfect sound. Details
Steve Reich - Music for 18 Musicians (2015) Ensemble Signal, Brad Lubman
Author: Designol

Steve Reich - Music for 18 Musicians (2015) Ensemble Signal, Brad Lubman
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 325 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 181 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Avant-Garde, Minimalism | Label: harmonia mundi usa | # HMU 907608 | Time: 00:59:16

As more ensembles perform and record Steve Reich's Music for 18 Musicians, its status as a minimalist masterpiece is increasingly affirmed. Ensemble Signal's 2015 release on Harmonia Mundi is one of several amazing performances that have matched Reich's original ECM New Series recording in technical brilliance and expressivity, and it has even earned the composer's approval for being, "...fast moving, spot on, and emotionally charged." Under the direction of Brad Lubman, Ensemble Signal maintains a relentlessly steady pulse and articulates the interlocking patterns with absolute precision, though the shifting tone colors are perhaps a little clearer in this performance than in other recordings. The microphone placement is not so close that individual instruments stand out, but there is enough separation of parts to allow some sense of direction and the orientation of the smaller sub-groups of pianos, xylophones, marimbas, strings, clarinets, and voices. This is a mesmerizing performance that will transfix listeners, and the music is so compelling that it will linger on well after the CD stops. Highly recommended.
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Precisionsound Marching Glockenspiel MULTiFORMAT
Author: orientazure

Precisionsound Marching Glockenspiel MULTiFORMAT | 27 Mb

The JenCo bell lyra/glockenspiel is mainly used in marching band orchestras and has a sound similar to a xylophone or a Celeste without the body only the brightness. The Marching Glockenspiel has been sampled in both damped and sustained versions. Details
Solkyri - Sad Boys Club (2015)
Author: varrock

Solkyri - Sad Boys Club (2015)
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | Tracks: 10 | 47:17 min | 109 Mb
Style: Post-Rock, Shoegaze, Ambient | Label: Bird’s Robe Records

From the start of the album opener ‘Team Solar’, it’s evident how far Solkyri has come as a band. Humming with purposeful energy, the quiet beginning unfolds to a quickly tapping drumline as the guitars work their way before the bass guitar blasts away the quietness with a melodic run. There are strutting fiery guitar solos, a delicate xylophone-led interlude and a powerful finish. Finally Solkyri have captured the raucous joyful energy of their live performance on a recording and this continues to be demonstrated with the racing start to the following track, ‘Yes I’m Breathing’. Details
DK Eyewitness Books: Music (repost)
Author: MoneyRich

DK Eyewitness Books: Music by Neil Ardley
DK CHILDREN | August 2, 2004 | English | ISBN: 0756607094 | 72 pages | PDF | 47 MB

Here is an original and exciting look at the fascinating world of sound and music. Superb real-life photographs of instruments ranging from zithers and panpipes to electric guitars and synthesizers offer a unique "eyewitness" view of ancient and contemporary music. See how strings vibrate to make a note sound, how an invisible "column" of air sounds a pipe, which instrument resembles a peacock, how sousaphone players wear their instruments. Learn who invented an important new key system, how to master the bagpipes, why pipe organs have "ears" and "mouths", and why French horns are "doubled up". Discover how a vegetable gourd charms snakes, why tangled fingers led to the invention of the piano, why spiders add a "buzz" to xylophones, where reindeer toe-bones were used as whistles, and much, much more! Details
VH2 Music X Motion Orchestral WAV
Author: Dizel_

VH2 Music X Motion Orchestral WAV | 8.53 Gb

X Motion Orchestral features over 30 instruments sampled in different musical articulations and containing over 4,800 samples packed into 8.5 GB of content. You'll find bassoons, bells, xylophones, brass, cellos, clarinets, contrabass, violas, violins, flutes, French horns, harp, oboe, sax, trombone, trumpet, tuba, and string ensembles. Details
Rachael Dadd - We Resonate (2014)
Author: SERTiL

Rachael Dadd - We Resonate
Folk, Indie Pop, Singer-Songwriter | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 43:51 min | 108 MB + 5% Recovery
Label: Talitres | Tracks: 12 | Rls.date: 15-09-2014

Born from the richness of Rachael Dadd`s semi-nomadic lifestyle, partly recorded live in a studio followed by playful overdubbing in Rachael’s front room, ‘We Resonate’ carves out a niche of its own, crossing genres from folk, through pop and experimental. Pulsing with poly-rhythms on prepared-piano, homemade xylophone, voice, clarinets, typewriter, boxes of matches, steel drum, tap-dancing, clapping, and even the heartbeat of Rachael’s baby in the womb, it reveals that her love of African field-recordings and the spirit embodied within them has seeped into the diverse mix of influences, along with Steve Reich, Tune Yards, and the Japanese underground/ improv scene. Details
Lionel Hampton – The Legacy Of Bluebird (1937-1940) [3CD] {1990 Bluebird Japan Remaster}
Author: ruskaval

Lionel Hampton – The Legacy Of Bluebird (1937-1940) [3CD] {1990 Bluebird Japan Remaster}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 0.98 Gb | MP3 @320 -> 518 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600dpi (jpg) -> 183 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1990 Bluebird / BMG Victor | BVCJ-7025~27
Jazz / Big Band / Vibraphone

Lionel Hampton was the first jazz vibraphonist and was one of the jazz giants beginning in the mid-'30s. He has achieved the difficult feat of being musically open-minded (even recording "Giant Steps") without changing his basic swing style. Hamp started out as a drummer, playing with the Chicago Defender Newsboys' Band as a youth. His original idol was Jimmy Bertrand, a '20s drummer who occasionally played xylophone. Hampton played on the West Coast with such groups as Curtis Mosby's Blue Blowers, Reb Spikes, and Paul Howard's Quality Serenaders (with whom he made his recording debut in 1929) before joining Les Hite's band, which for a period accompanied Louis Armstrong.
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