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The Coronation Of King George II (1727) [2x SACD Reissue 2001] {2.0 & 5.1} {PS3 ISO + FLAC}

Coronation Of King George II (1727) [Reissue 2001] {2.0 & 5.1}
Robert King / Choir of the King’s Choir / The King’s Consort

PS3 Rip | ISO | SACD DST64 2.0 & 5.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 100:31 mins | Scans included | 4,5 GB
or FLAC 2.0 Stereo (converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Scans included | 1,23 GB
Handel’s Coronation Anthems & Ceremonial Music by Purcell, Blow, Tallis, Gibbons & others
2x SACD Reissue 2001 | Label: Hyperion | Catalog No.: SACDA67286

“Why present just Handel’s Coronation Anthems for King George II when you can present the whole Coronation?” seems to be the proposition that underlies this two-disc set, entitled The Coronation of King George II, 1727. And, thrillingly performed by Robert King directing the King’s Consort and the Choir of the King’s Consort, there seems no good reason not to, and every good reason to, do just that. King, who has led many stirring recordings of Handel’s oratorios in his time, turns in splendid performances of the four Coronation Anthems, along with superb performances of ceremonial choral music by Tallis, Purcell, Gibbons, Blow, Farmer, and Child. But those are just the highlights of the recording, which opens with the tolling of the bells of Westminster Abbey and closes with the tolling of the bells of London and includes along the way trumpet fanfares led by the inestimable Crispian Steele-Perkins, drum processions led by Charles Fullbrook, spoken acclamations by Andrew Carwood as the Archbishop of Canterbury, and shouts of praise by the assembled multitudes. This set may not be for everyone — enemies of the monarchy need not tune in — and may not be for every day — a steady diet of fanfares and processions may be much for some listeners — but when you are in the mood to hear royalty enthroned, this set cannot be surpassed.

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The Moody Blues – Days Of Future Passed (1967) [Deluxe Edition 2006] {2.0 & 5.1} {PS3 ISO + FLAC}

The Moody Blues – Days Of Future Passed (1967) [Deluxe Edition 2006] {2.0 & 5.1}
PS3 Rip | ISO | SACD DST64 2.0 & 5.1 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 43:35 minutes | Scans included | 2,62 GB
or FLAC 2.0 (converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | 41:37 minutes | Scans included | 867 MB
with the London Festival Orchestra – Conducted by Peter Knight. Features 2.0 Stereo and 5.1 multichannel surround sound

The Moody Blues’ 1967 concept album set a new standard for symphonic rock, marrying the band’s early R&B stylings with lush orchestral sounds, complex songforms, and epic interludes by the London Festival Orchestra. This hi-definition release adds even more depth to this essential, brilliantly recorded album.

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Johannes Somary & English Chamber Orchestra – Handel: The Water Music + Royal Fireworks Music (2004) [2.0 & 5.0] {PS3 ISO + FLAC}

Johannes Somary & English Chamber Orchestra –
Handel: The Water Music + Royal Fireworks Music (2004) [2.0 & 5.0]

PS3 Rip | ISO | SACD DST64 2.0 & 5.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 52:19 mins | Scans included | 3,17 GB
or FLAC 2.0 Stereo (converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Scans included | 1,04 GB
Vanguard Classics Series | Label: Artemis Classics, Ltd. | Catalog No.: ATM CD 1519

Regard this Vanguard “ultra analog” CD with caution. Having Handel’s Music for the Royal Fireworks in its original scoring is an obvious attraction, but Water Music is drastically shortchanged in the 11-movement suite offered here. Since it is possible to fit the complete Water Music and Music for the Royal Fireworks on a single disc, the loss of the Suite in G major and half of the Suite in D major is unreasonable. Be that as it may, Johannes Somary and the English Chamber Orchestra offer fairly enjoyable performances, though modern instruments are used and some niceties of Baroque interpretation — such as swung rhythms and freely improvised ornamentation — are used sparingly. The woodwind and brass sonorities in Fireworks should be more impressive and massive, but the microphone placement puts the horns and trumpets rather close and makes the choirs of oboes, bassoons, and serpents seem remote and echoic. The 1973 analog recordings have been cleaned of tape hiss, though few other enhancements are evident.

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Eagles – The Studio Albums 1972-1979 (2013) [Official Digital Download 24bit/192kHz]

Eagles – The Studio Albums 1972-1979 (2013)

FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/192 kHz | Time – 4:01:36 minutes | 8.69 GB | Genre: Rock / Pop
Official Digital Download – Source: HDTracks.com | Digital Booklet

One of the most successful groups of the 1970s, The Eagles scored six #1 albums and five number #1 singles. Their Greatest Hits (1971–1975), remains one of the top selling albums in U.S. history, having sold more than 29 million copies.
Originally comprised of Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Bernie Leadon and Randy Meisner, The Eagles formed in 1971 and continue to perform–their last album, Long Road out of Eden, was released in 2007. The band has earned six Grammy Awards, has been inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and was listed as one of Rolling Stone‘s “100 Greatest Artists of All Time.”

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Red Hot Chilli Peppers – Bonnaroo Festival (2012) HDTVRip 720p

Format: MKV | 5100kbps
Length: 00:02:13 | 4.8Gb
Video: H.264 | 1276×720 | 16:9 | 29.970fps
Audio: MP2 | 384kbps | 48kHz | 2ch.
Language: English

Setlist:
01. Monarchy of Roses
02. Can’t Stop
03. Dani California
04. Scar Tissue
05. Look Around
06. Throw Away Your Television
07. Charlie
08. The Adventures of Rain Dance Maggie
09. Right on Time
10. If You Have to Ask
11. Factory of Faith
12. Under the Bridge
13. Higher Ground (Stevie Wonder cover)
14. Californication
15. By the Way
Encore:
16. Chad & Mauro & Josh Jam
17. Suck My Kiss
18. Ethiopia
19. Give It Away
20. Final Jam

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The Incredible String Band – Earthspan (1972) (Original US) (24-Bit/96Khz) (Vinyl Rip)

The Incredible String Band – Earthspan (1972)
Vinyl rip in 24 bit/96 kHz | 810 Mb | FLAC tracks | Full LP Artwork
Reprise Records ‎– MS 2122 (Original US) (1972) | Folk, Rock

TRACKLIST:
A1 My Father Was A Lighthouse Keeper
Backing Vocals – Mike Heron , Robin Williamson Lead Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Songwriter – Malcolm Le Maistre Producer [Strings], Violin, Cello – Robin Williamson
A2 Antoine
Organ [Church], Vocals – Mike Heron
A3 Restless Night
Electric Piano, Arranged By [Horn] – Mike Heron Lead Vocals – Robin Williamson
A4 Sunday Song
Drums – Brian Davidson Lyrics By – Licorice McKechnie Oboe, Mandolin – Robin Williamson Vocals – Likky Vocals, Organ, Composed By – Mike Heron
B1 Black Jack David
Acoustic Guitar, Lead Vocals – Mike Heron Bass, Cymbal [High Hat], Handclaps – Stan Lee (4) Handclaps – Jack Ingram Mandolin – Malcolm Le Maistre Violin – Robin Williamson
B2 Banks Of Sweet Italy
Bass, Hardingfele [Hardanger Fiddle] – Robin Williamson Organ – Mike Heron Vocals – Likky Whistle – Malcolm Le Maistre
B3 The Actor
Backing Vocals, Electric Piano, Viola, Composed By – Robin Williamson Lead Vocals, Lyrics By – Malcolm Le Maistre
B4 Moon Hang Low
B5 Sailor And The Dancer
Guimbri, Flute [Chinese] – Robin Williamson Harmonium, Songwriter – Malcolm Le Maistre
B6 Seagull
Acoustic Guitar, Guitar [Electric], Lead Vocals, Organ [Hammond], Accordion – Mike Heron (2) Backing Vocals – Malcolm Le Maistre Bass – Likky Guimbri, Whistle – Robin Williamson

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Supersister – Present From Nancy (1970) (24-Bit/96Khz + 16-Bit/44.1Khz) (Vinyl Rip)

Supersister – Present From Nancy – 1970
Vinyl Rip in 24 Bit-96 kHz | Redbook 16 Bit-44 kHz | FLAC | Cue | SCANS | 728 MB + 197 MB
1970 / Genre: Prog-Rock – Canterbury Scene – Polydor – NL

Supersister was a band from The Hague, (Netherlands), playing progressive rock ranging from jazz to pop. The most predominant band members were Robert Jan Stips (keyboards, vocals), Sacha van Geest (flute), Marco Vrolijk (drums) and Ron van Eck (bass).
The band started as “Sweet OK Sister” in 1968 as a school band with singer and songwriter Rob Douw, who soon thereafter left. The remaining members continued as a more serious musical quartet under the name Supersister. Their style was progressive rock (in Canterbury Scene style) in which ‘Stips’ keyboard plays a dominant role. The album “Present from Nancy” is their enjoyable and sparkling debut; Enjoy this new upgrade rip!

Note > There are gapless tracks; gapless burning is essential to seamless play the album..

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Shankar – Vision (1984) (Original GER) (24-Bit/96Khz) (Vinyl Rip)

Shankar – Vision (1984)
Vinyl rip in 24 bit/96 kHz | 870 Mb | FLAC tracks | LP Artwork
ECM Records ‎– ECM 1261, ECM Records ‎– 811 969-1 (Original GER) (1984) | Contemporary Jazz, Ambient

Tracklist
A1 All For You 6:36
A2 Vision 13:43
B1 Astral Projection 5:43
B2 Psychic Elephant 11:50
B3 The Message 7:32
Personnel
Flugelhorn, Trumpet – Palle Mikkelborg
Percussion, Tenor Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Bass Saxophone – Jan Garbarek
Violin [10-string Stereophonic Double], Percussion, Composed By – Shankar

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Santana – Caravanserai (1972) (24-Bit/96Khz) (Vinyl Rip)

Santana – Caravanserai (1972)
Vinyl rip in 24 bit/96 kHz | 1040 Mb | FLAC tracks | Full LP Artwork
Columbia ‎– CQ 31610 (1972) (US, Quadraphonic) | Jazz-Rock, Psychedelic Rock

Side one
“Eternal Caravan of Reincarnation” (Tom Rutley, Neal Schon, Michael Shrieve) – 4:28
“Waves Within” (Doug Rauch, Greg Rolie, Carlos Santana) – 3:54
“Look Up (To See What’s Coming Down)” (Rauch, Rolie, Santana) – 3:00
“Just in Time to See the Sun” (Rolie, Santana, Shrieve) – 2:18
“Song of the Wind” (Rolie, Santana, Schon) – 6:04
“All the Love of the Universe” (Santana, Schon) – 7:40
Side two
“Future Primitive” (José Areas, Mingo Lewis) – 4:12
“Stone Flower” (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Santana, Shrieve) – 6:15
“La Fuente del Ritmo” (Lewis) – 4:34
“Every Step of the Way” (Shrieve) – 9:05

Personnel
Carlos Santana: lead guitar (2-4,8,9), guitar (5,6,10), vocals (6), percussion (1,8)
Neal Schon: guitar (1,3-6,8-10)
Gregg Rolie: organ (2-6,8,10), piano (6), vocals
Michael Shrieve: drums (1-6,8-10), percussion
José “Chepito” Areas: percussion, congas (7), timbales (2-4,6,7,9,10), bongos (8)
Douglas Rauch: bass (2-6), guitar (2,3)
Tom Rutley: acoustic bass (1,6,8-10)
James Mingo Lewis: percussion (1,8,9), congas (2-10), bongos (7), vocals (6), acoustic piano (9)
Armando Peraza: percussion (8), bongos (9)
Douglas Rodrigues: guitar (2)
Wendy Haas: piano (1,8)
Hadley Caliman: saxophone intro (1), flute (10)
Rico Reyes: vocals (6)
Lenny White: castanets (6)
Tom Coster: electric piano (9)
Tom Harrell: orchestra arrangement (10)

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