Michael Riesman The Hours

Philip Glass - Music from 'The Hours' (2004) Performed by Michael Riesman

Philip Glass - Music from 'The Hours' (2004) Performed by Michael Riesman
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 220 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 171 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical, Minimalism, Score | Label: Orange Mountain Music | # 0012 | Time: 00:57:25

In 2002 Philip Glass composed the soundtrack score to the Stephen Daldry film "The Hours". The film went on to receive 9 Acadamy Awards nominations, including one for ‘best score’. At the beginning of the film, Daldry depicts the timelessness of small daily events, how the real elements of life are patterns that repeat across time. The movie opens with three women from three different eras intercut, all doing similar things. There's Virginia Woolf (Nicole Kidman) in 1923, a troubled young mother (Julianne Moore) in 1951 and a woman (Meryl Streep) in 2001 making preparations for a party later that evening. In one location flowers are bought, in another displayed, in another discarded. Philip Glass' score intensely underlines the images with a sense of strangeness and sympathy. Michael Riesman, Mr. Glass’ longtime musical director and producer of the film score recordings, created solo piano adaptations of the original score and has been performing them in concert.
Philip Glass - Symphony No.3 & Suite from 'The Hours' for Piano and Orchestra (2013)

Philip Glass - Symphony No.3 & Suite from 'The Hours' for Piano and Orchestra (2013)
Manitoba Chamber Orchestra; Anne Manson, conductor; Michael Riesman, piano

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 237 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 140 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical, Minimalism | Label: Orange Mountain Music | # 0086 | Time: 00:49:45

In this new recording made at Canada's famous Glenn Gould Studio at the CBC in Toronto, conductor and Philip Glass champion Anne Manson leads pianist Michael Riesman and her own Manitoba Chamber Orchestra in a tour de force performance of Glass's Oscar nominated music from The Hours and a virtuosic performance of Glass's Symphony No.3. Riesman, conductor and pianist on the original soundtrack recording of The Hours, was commissioned in 2002 to create a concert piece based on the score. Glass's third symphony was written in 1995 for the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra and is one of the composer's most performed and accessible concert works. This recording shows off the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra's versatility, especially in the quick paced second and fourth movements, as well as the ensembles silky interpretation of the many-layered voices of the third movement, all under the precise direction of Manson.

Michael Riesman - Philip Glass Soundtracks  Music

Posted by trackball at April 15, 2009
Michael Riesman - Philip Glass Soundtracks

Michael Riesman - Philip Glass Soundtracks
Classical | Easy CD-DA, FLAC tracks, No CUE, No Log | 1 CD, Covers, LQ, Notes | 185 MB
CD Date: September 2, 2008 | Orange Mountain Music

Michael Riesman is the conductor and producer of nearly every Philip Glass soundtrack recording, including the Academy-Award nominated scores to KUNDUN, THE HOURS and NOTES ON A SCANDAL. PHILIP GLASS SOUNDTRACKS presents his own transcriptions for solo piano of some of the best Philip Glass film scores.

Michael Jackson - The Essential Michael Jackson (2005) [TR24][OF]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by SERTiL at Dec. 2, 2016
Michael Jackson - The Essential Michael Jackson (2005) [TR24][OF]

Michael Jackson - The Essential Michael Jackson
Pop | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | 159:10 min | 3.07 GB | Front Cover
Label: Epic - Legacy | Tracks: 38 | Rls.date: 2005

The Essential Michael Jackson, a 2-disc greatest hits set compiling songs from as early as 1969's I Want You Back with the Jackson 5 to 2001's Invincible release You Rock My World. Sony. 2005.
Michael Nyman - The Cook, The Thief, His Wife & Her Lover: Soundtrack To The Film By Peter Greenaway (1989) [Re-Up]

Michael Nyman - The Cook, The Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989)
Soundtrack To The Film By Peter Greenaway

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 237 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 117 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Soundtrack, Score, Avant-Garde, Minimalism | Label: Venture | # DBEBN 55(4) | Time: 00:40:24

For this, his seventh soundtrack for director Peter Greenaway, Nyman deftly orchestrates a mix of strings, horns, and voices to produce another of his fetching and romantic minimalist backdrops. The opening "Memorial" is the highlight of the lot and drives along with stuttering saxophones, an insistent string arrangement, elegiac brass solos, and the soaring vocals of soprano Sarah Leonard (Leonard would be featured on a large part of the Prospero's Books soundtrack). The piece was originally inspired by a 1985 Belgian soccer match tragedy, in which 39 Italian fans were killed. Nyman utilized a death march in his earlier Greenaway collaboration, Drowning by Numbers, and revives the scheme to great effect here for what would become the main theme of The Cook, the Thief, His Wife, and Her Lover. Nyman contrasts the piece's climatic quality with two relatively sedate yet brooding numbers.
Michael Franks - The Best Of Michael Franks: A Backward Glance (1998) [Repost, New Rip]

Michael Franks - The Best Of Michael Franks: A Backward Glance (1998)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 435 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 166 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans ~ 80 Mb
Smooth Jazz, Jazz-Pop, Vocal Pop | Label: Warner Bros. | # 9362-46855-2 | Time: 01:09:10

The Best of Michael Franks: A Backward Glance is a good 15-track collection that is equally divided between soft rock like "Popsicle Toes" and smooth jazz. Any curious listener looking for a one-stop introduction to Franks would be well served with this collection. Among the highlights are "The Lady Wants to Know," "Antonio's Song," "When the Cookie Jar Is Empty," "Tiger in the Rain," "Baseball," "Your Secret's Safe with Me," "When I Give My Love to You," "The Art of Love," "Soul Mate," and "Hourglass".

Michael Jackson - The Essential Michael Jackson (2005)  Music

Posted by popsakov at July 29, 2016
Michael Jackson - The Essential Michael Jackson (2005)

Michael Jackson - The Essential Michael Jackson (2005)
2CD | EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 1,11 Gb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 373 Mb
Scans (JPG, 600 dpi) ~ 53 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Rhythm & Blues, Funk, Soul, New Jack Swing, Disco, Dance, Pop, Pop Rock
Epic / Legacy / Sony BMG Music Entertainment / MJJ Productions #5204222000

The Essential Michael Jackson is a greatest hits compilation album by American singer Michael Jackson. It was released on July 19, 2005, by Sony Music's catalog division Legacy Recordings as part of The Essential series. The two-disc compilation features thirty-eight hit songs by Michael Jackson, from his days at Motown Records with The Jackson 5 in the late 1960s to his 2001 hit "You Rock My World". As of 2013, the album was certified 3× platinum in the US.
Michael Riesman - Philip Glass: Beauty and the Beast (2015)

Michael Riesman - Philip Glass: Beauty and the Beast (2015)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 164 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 115 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical, Minimalism | Label: Orange Mountain Music | # 0105 | Time: 00:42:32

Following the recent successful albums of his transcriptions of music by Philip Glass, pianist Michael Riesman presents a new album of solo transcriptions and arrangements from Philip Glass's opera Beauty and the Beast. In Glass's music, the power of the creative and the raw world of nature, represented respectively by Beauty and the Beast, finally emerges and allows the world of imagination to take flight.
Michael Jackson - The Essential Michael Jackson (2005/2012) [Official Digital Download]

Michael Jackson - The Essential Michael Jackson (2005/2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44,1 kHz | Time - 159:29 minutes | 1,96 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover
Valentina Lisitsa plays Philip Glass: The Hours - Metamorphosis - Mad Rush (2015) 2CD

Valentina Lisitsa plays Philip Glass: The Hours - Metamorphosis - Mad Rush (2015) 2CD
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 530 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 388 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical, Minimalism | Label: DECCA | # 478 8079 | Time: 02:31:00

Valentina Lisitsa's double-CD of the music of Philip Glass is a generous collection of excerpts drawn from his film music, including The Hours, The Truman Show, and Mishima, as well as from concert works, such as Glassworks, How Now, The Metamorphosis, and Mad Rush, among other selections. While Glass achieved fame through his early ensemble pieces, where he developed a bright-edged sound through the use of electronic keyboards, his minimalism is easily adaptable to the piano, though the characteristic ostinato patterns that gave his earlier scores a fierce energy are somewhat softened in the piano's blander sonorities and more introspective tone. Lisitsa has found a niche in playing minimalist music, as she demonstrated on her successful 2014 album, Chasing Pianos, where she explored the film music of Michael Nyman. This collection is a natural follow-up, and Lisitsa's aptitude for Glass' style is shown in her steady, rocking rhythms and even dynamics, as well as in her poignantly lyrical expressions.