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Maya Stepper by Brydie Mack for SIR Magazine January 2016  Girls

Posted by nrg at April 12, 2016
Maya Stepper by Brydie Mack for SIR Magazine January 2016

Maya Stepper - Brydie Mack Photoshoot
14 jpg | up to 693*1024 | 3.02 Mb
German model and actress

Time Lord: Sir Sandford Fleming and the Creation of Standard Time (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by arundhati at Feb. 20, 2017
Time Lord: Sir Sandford Fleming and the Creation of Standard Time (repost)

Clark Blaise, "Time Lord: Sir Sandford Fleming and the Creation of Standard Time"
2002 | ISBN-10: 0375727523, 0756760569 | 272 pages | EPUB | 2 MB

The Man Who Created the Middle East: The Life of Sir Mark Sykes  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tarantoga at Feb. 18, 2017
The Man Who Created the Middle East: The Life of Sir Mark Sykes

Christopher Simon Sykes, "The Man Who Created the Middle East: The Life of Sir Mark Sykes"
ISBN: 0008121907 | 2016 | EPUB | 320 pages | 28 MB
London Symphony Orchestra & Sir Colin Davis - Nielsen: Symphonies Nos. 4 & 5 (2011) [TR24][OF]

London Symphony Orchestra & Sir Colin Davis - Nielsen: Symphonies Nos. 4 & 5
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | 66:31 min | 1.34 GB | Digital booklet
Label: LSO Live | Tracks: 07 | Rls.date: 2011

Colin Davis and the London Symphony Orchestra serve up a marvelous pair of recordings on this 2011 SACD that offers Carl Nielsen's Symphony No. 4 ("Inextinguishable") and the Symphony No. 5. Because of Davis' late arrival in conducting these works, some Nielsen devotees might be skeptical about the depth of his interpretations. But anyone familiar with his great recordings of the symphonies of Jean Sibelius will be excited at the prospect of hearing him lead the LSO in Nielsen's most popular symphonies.
London Symphony Orchestra & Sir Simon Rattle - Schumann: Das Paradies und die Peri (2015) [TR24][OF]

London Symphony Orchestra & Sir Simon Rattle - Schumann: Das Paradies und die Peri
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | 87:50 min | 1.62 GB | Digital booklet
Label: LSO Live | Tracks: 26 | Rls.date: 2015

In his debut recording on LSO Live, Sir Simon Rattle conducts a stunning performance of Schumanns rarely recorded Das Paradies und die Peri featuring a superb line-up of soloists. Rattle is well-known for being a champion of this rarely-heard work, and yet this is the first audio recording he has made of it. Here it is brought to life by the LSO under his baton, and the starry line-up makes the best possible case for Schumanns great oratorio. Sir Simon Rattle says of the piece, Its the great masterpiece youve never heard, and there arent many of those now.
BBC Symphony Orchestra / Sir Colin Davis - Beethoven: Piano Concertos No.2 & 4 (2002) [SACD ISO+HiRes FLAC]

BBC Symphony Orchestra / Sir Colin Davis - Beethoven: Piano Concertos No.2 & 4 (2002)
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DST64 2.0 & DST64 4.0 >1-bit/2.8224 MHz | Front Cover | 3.08GB + 5% Recovery
FLAC Image+CUE 2.0 24bit/88.2 kHz | Front Cover | 1.09GB + 5% Recovery

This particular recording has been a favourite of mine since its initial release nearly 30 years ago. Stephen Kovacevich (or Bishop-Kovacevich. if you prefer) appeals as 1 of those pianists whose playing is rather forthright & precise, giving us here a rather lyrical presentation of the concerti full of grace & good demeanor. A little on the light side compared to those who pound out their Beethovens some would think.
London Symphony Orchestra / Sir Colin Davis - Haydn: Die Schöpfung (2009) [2SACDs ISO+HiRes FLAC]

London Symphony Orchestra / Sir Colin Davis - Haydn: Die Schöpfung (2009) [2SACDs ISO+HiRes FLAC]
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DST64 2.0 & DST64 6.0 >1-bit/2.8224 MHz | Front Cover | 6.6GB + 5% Recovery
FLAC tracks 2.0 24bit/88.2 kHz | Front Cover | 1.72GB + 5% Recovery

This recording of one of Haydn’s greatest masterpieces is not to be missed. Those who are familiar with Colin Davis’s recordings of the Haydn London Symphonies, made over 30 years ago with the Concertgebouw Orchestra, will know that he has a special affection for this composer’s music and unfailingly communicates his love of it to both performers and listeners alike. Surprisingly this would appear to be the first time that he has recorded Haydn’s Creation, but it has been worth the wait.
London Symphony Orchestra / Sir Colin Davis - Beethoven: Fidelio (2006) [2SACDs+HiRes FLAC]

London Symphony Orchestra / Sir Colin Davis - Beethoven: Fidelio (2006) [2SACDs+HiRes FLAC]
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DST64 2.0 & DST64 6.0 >1-bit/2.8224 MHz | Front Cover | 7.41GB + 5% Recovery
FLAC Image+CUE 2.0 24bit/88.2 kHz | Front Cover | 1.96GB + 5% Recovery

Best of 2007 Classical CDs ‘This thrilling performance was given in the Barbican last May when Sir Colin excelled himself in the power & nobility of his interpretation, with the LSO in terrific form, & the American soprano Christine Brewer sang with gleaming white-hot tone as Leonore. The final paean of joy at liberation is overwhelming. 1st-class recording quality.
Sir Lord Baltimore - Kingdom Come `70 & Sir Lord Baltimore `71 (1994)

Sir Lord Baltimore - Kingdom Come `70 & Sir Lord Baltimore `71 (1994)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
Polygram / Mercury, 314 522 241-2 | ~ 470 or 172 Mb | Scans Included
Hard Rock, Blues Rock, Stoner Rock

Rumbling, generic hard rock/metal, the record's primary distinction being that it was one of the first of its kind. Touches like the harpsichord on the ballad "Lake Isle of Innersfree" made it clear that the band was interesting in more than bombastic boogie…
London Symphony Orchestra, Monteverdi Choir & Sir John Eliot Gardiner - Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream (2017)

London Symphony Orchestra, Monteverdi Choir & Sir John Eliot Gardiner - Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 55:06 min | 190 MB
Label: LSO Live | Tracks: 13 | Rls.date: 2017

Continuing his award-winning cycle, Sir John Eliot Gardiner leads the London Symphony Orchestra, his singers and actors through a novel performance of Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream: this version—performed as part of the celebrations marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death—makes some cuts to the original movements, in Gardiner's words, ‘removing all of the music relating to the Mechanicals and thus focusing on the world of the fairies and the human lovers.’