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Rhythm And The Blues: A Life in American Music
Author: First1

Rhythm And The Blues: A Life in American Music by Jerry Wexler
English | November 7th 2012 | ISBN: 0307819000 | 334 Pages | EPUB/MOBI | 11.39 MB

Atlantic Records partner and producer, Wexler presided over the evolution of the modern music business and made prodigious contributions through to our cultural history. Wexler has worked with the entire range of American genius: Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding, Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, and others. 75 photographs. Details
Jenny Lin - Melody's Mostly Musical Day (2016)
Author: delpotro

Jenny Lin - Melody's Mostly Musical Day (2016)
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Classical, Piano | Label: Steinway & Sons

Classical music for children has been an underserved genre, even though nothing could be more beneficial to the cause of bringing the music to future generations. Any such release is worthy of note, but one like this, charming and original, is cause for celebration. Pianist Jenny Lin organizes for children some favorite compositions and a few delightful rarities along a timeline "from breakfast to bedtime." There are 26 short pieces, enough to give a feel for the variety and importance of this tradition in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Along the way you get Chopsticks, which you may not have known was an actual composition with an actual composer (female, at that), former chestnuts like Grieg's Grandmother's Minuet, the utterly charming I Danced with a Mosquito by Anatoly Liadov, ragtime and jazz works, and, to end, starlight familiar (Mozart) and more rare (Selim Palmgren), plus the famed cradle songs of Brahms and Chopin. Lin and the engineers from the Steinway label create a magical atmosphere, amplified by excellent children's illustrations in the booklet by Mikela Prevost. An ideal holiday, or anytime, gift item.
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VA - Best Of Lounge Music (2012) 6 CD Box Set
Author: Designol

VA - Best Of Lounge Music (2012) 6 CD Box Set
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Lounge, Easy Listening, Bossa Nova, Vocal Jazz, Jazz-Pop, Chill Out | Label: Wagram | # 3284592

120 tracks of best lounge music, in six parts: 'Cocktail Time', 'Electro Swing', 'Vintage Lounge', 'Brazilian Sounds', 'Chic & Glamour', 'Spirit Of Chill-Out'. Details
Various Artists - A Guide to Musical Instruments, Vol. II: 1800-1950 (2013) {8CD Box Set Ricercar RIC104}
Author: ruskaval

Various Artists - A Guide to Musical Instruments, Vol. II: 1800-1950 (2013) {8CD Box Set Ricercar RIC104}
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© 2013 Ricercar / Outhere Music | RIC104
Classical / Viennese School / Romantic / Early 20th Century Music

This second volume of the Guide to Musical Instruments explores the history of musical instruments in the period from 1800 to 1950. Its purpose is both to discuss improvements and transformations of instruments dating from before 1800 and to investigate all the novelties thought up by instrument makers during this era. All these developments took place in a context in which the process of instrument making moved from artisans’ workshops to commercial firms which became veritable factories, typical of the ‘age of industrialisation’. The majority of the musical examples are recordings of individual instruments that allow us to hear timbres often lost under the weight of the orchestral mass.This second volume of the Guide follows the same principles as the first.
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Various Artists - Now That's What I Call Music! 96 (2017)
Author: delpotro

Various Artists - Now That's What I Call Music! 96 (2017)
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Pop, Rock, R'n'B | Label: Sony Music

Now That's What I Call Music! 96 or Now 96 is a double-disc compilation album which will be released in the United Kingdom and Ireland on 7 April 2017. It is the 96th edition of the UK Now! series and will be available on CD and for digital download. "Fastlove", which reached number one on the UK Singles Chart in 1996, was added as a tribute to George Michael who died before the release of this album. A remixed version of the song known as the Forthright Edit, previously appeared on Now 35. It is the only number one to appear on the album.
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Louis Moreau Gottschalk - The Complete Solo Piano Music (2011) (Philip Martin) (8CD Box Set) {Hyperion}
Author: shamanicus

Louis Moreau Gottschalk - The Complete Solo Piano Music (2011) (Philip Martin)
XLD Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers, d.booklet | 370 mb | RAR | 1881 mb
Classical, PIano | Label: Hyperion - CDS44451/8

With his idiomatic and graceful style, pianist Philip Martin has established himself as the foremost exponent of Gottschalk. Much of his music is by no means easy to play; it requires an impeccable technique matched with Èlan and joie de vivre for its most effective execution. Although not essentially a great composer, Louis Moreau Gottschalk had a unique spontaneity and individuality which Martins performances bring vividly to the fore. The composers music was hugely popular during his lifetime and his works display a real melodic charm and a great sense of fun. Each of the eight discs in Martins extensive Gottschalk series has received wide acclaim and left pianophiles eagerly awaiting the next issue.
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Jean Sibelius - The Sibelius Edition, Vol. 2: Chamber Music 1 (2007) (Box Set 6CD) (PEPOST)
Author: shamanicus

Jean Sibelius - The Sibelius Edition, Vol. 2: Chamber Music 1 (2007)
XLD Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers, booklet | 2039 mb | MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 1044 mb
Classical, Chamber Music | Label: BIS - 1903

Vol. 2 in BIS' complete Sibelius Edition is given over the Finnish master's chamber music for strings and for strings and piano. Fifty years earlier, this release would've included only the "Voces intimae" string quartet. But BIS' 2007 release includes all four quartets and all four piano trios, plus 35 other works or substantial fragments lasting between 13 seconds to 32 minutes. One thing is instantly clear: Sibelius scholarship has made enormous strides since the mid-twentieth century.
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Various Artists - The Best Of Indian Classical Music Ever - Hindustani Classical Vocal From 1902 To 2010 (2011) {14CD Bos Set}
Author: ruskaval

Various Artists - The Best Of Indian Classical Music Ever - Hindustani Classical Vocal From 1902 To 2010 (2011) {14CD Bos Set Saregama}
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© 1902-2010, 2011 Saregama India | CDNF 151100 - 113
Indian Music / World Music / Classical / Vocal

One of the best collections of Indian Vocal Music ever. Some rare and hard to find tracks and musicians are included in this very large disc set - 14 discs in total. The inlays within the pack provide song track details as well as the history of each musician. For anyone wishing to gain an insight into the Classical tradition, this is one of the best collections to start with. Saregama is proud to present this premium pact of 14 CDs that is a labor of respect and adulation. Comprising of vocal music spread over 108 years. The next step was to then select the 100 artistes featured herein over 135 tracks, their Gharanas their Gayakis and the Guru Shishya Parampara imbibed by them. This pack gives connoisseurs a glimpse of the creativity of performing artistes their methodologies their thinking patterns and how & why their signature styles also been artistes of repute with a prowess of their own.
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Maria João Pires - Complete Chamber Music Recordings On Deutsche Grammophon (2016) {12CD Set}
Author: ruskaval

Maria João Pires - Complete Chamber Music Recordings On Deutsche Grammophon (2016) {12CD Set}
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© 2016 Deutsche Grammophon | 0289 479 5964 9
Classsical / Chamber Music / Piano

Chamber music has always formed the heart of Maria João Pires’s musicianship. Indeed, she has often commented that she is happier working with others than performing on her own. “Not sharing a stage is very difficult for me,” she once remarked (in an interview for ArtsJournal in 2012) “You are apart from the group, apart from community, apart from everything. You become different and special. And, if you become different and special, you’re alone.”
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Orchestre de Chambre, Jean Francois Paillard - Handel: Water Music, Music For The Royal Fireworks (199?)
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Orchestre de Chambre, Jean Francois Paillard - Handel: Water Music/Music For The Royal Fireworks (199?)

Orchestre de Chambre, Jean Francois Paillard - Handel: Water Music/Music For The Royal Fireworks (199?)
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Genre: classical

Handel: Water Music/Music For The Royal Fireworks is a CD by the Orchestre de Chambre, conducted by Jean Francois Paillard. It is released by Erato as part of the label's Collection Bonsai series. It has no release date but Discogs says other associated titles in this series are of early 90's vintage and the credits state they are originally recordings released in 1962 and 1973. No other credits are on the disc. Details
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