joi, 10 decembrie 2009

Christmas 2009 Shopper's List

The most important market researchers from the most important shopping portals established the most requested products for the 2009 Christmas. Even if 2009 was not an easy year for many industries, Christmas is Christmas. They’ve established The Christmas 2009 Shopping List.

1. Cameras
Holidays are the best occasions to take pictures and make short movies to share with the family and friends as well as on all the social networks. The favourite cameras for this season are: Nikon D90 SLR, Sony Handicam Camcorder, Canon Power Shot, Kodak Easy Share and Sony Cyber-shot.
2. Cell Phones and PDAs
Most telecom companies had traffic increases in 2009 and the most desirable phones are: iPhone 3G and 3GS/ new 32GB and 16 GB, T-Mobile G1, Palm Pre, LG en V Touch and BlackBerry Storm, Curve, Bold and Tour.

3. Clothing, Shoes and Accessories

Which can be an occasion more important than Christmas to buy new clothes? This Christmas, the most important items are: L.A.M.B. shoes and handbags, Dooney & Bourke handbags, Juicy Couture handbags, Michael Kors handbags, Gymboree clothing for baby & kids, Anthropologie dresses, Ed Hardy shirts, sweatshirts and hats, Men’s Diesel jeans, Men’s Lucky Brand jeans, Men’s A&F jeans, Abercrombie & Fitch hoodies, polos and jeans, Victoria’s Secret PJs and sweat/track suits.
4. Computers
The movement of technology is faster than ever. The most wanted items are MacBook Pro and Air, Dell Inspiron and XPS, Western Digital My Passport Essential and Iomega external hard drives.
5. Dolls & Bears
The most popular Barbie products are: 2009 Holiday Doll, My Favorite Barbie: The Original Teenage Fashion Model, 50th Anniversary Doll and Twilight dolls.
6. DVDs & Movies
Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen DVD and Blu-ray, Up DVD and Blu-ray and Star Trek DVD or Blu-ray are the most popular this season.
7. Electronics
Apple products lead the way. In the top of the list are: iPod Touch, iPod Touch/ new 64GB & 32GB which boast “50 percent” faster performance and Open GL- enhanced graphics, iPod Nano, iPod Nano 16GB & 8GB with built-in camera, a larger 2,2 inch display, an FM radio, pedometer, voice recorder, and a built-in speaker and iPod Shuffle. Also popular are Garmin nuvi 750 and nuvi 265 WT
8. Health & Beauty
Victoria’s Secret skin care and makeup and designer fragrances Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue, Viva La Juicy, Clinique Happy, Vera Wang Princess and Armani Code are between the favorites and are accompanied by Bare Escentuals, Smashbox, MAC and Mary Kay.
9. Home and Garden
The Home and Garden chapter was taken over by Snuggie Blanket and DeWALT Power Tools.
10. Jewelry & Watches
The most popular items are Pandora, Lia Sophia, Silpada and Men’s watches Omega, Breitling, Seiko and Pocket watches.
11. Toys
Have you seen Transformers movies? Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen toys are between the favourites and among them Transformers Bumblebee Voice Mixer Helmet and Transformers 2 Revenge of the Fallen Action Figure – Leader Megatron. Also popular are G.I. Joe Rise of Cobra Toys – Conrad Duke Hauser Desert Ambush action figure and Snake Eyes Ninja Commando action figure and Lego products – LEGO Star Wars Anakin;s Fighter and Duplo, Elmo Tickle Hands and Elmo Live.
12. Video games
From the video games consoles, the most popular ones are Playstation 3 Slim (120 Gb), Microsoft Xbox 360 and Nintendo Wii (Wii MotionPlus RC accessory), Nintendo Dsi (new pink and white colors) and PSP/ new PSP Go.
And from the video games section – Madden NFL 10, Beatles: Rock Band, Wii Sports Resort, Wii Fit with Balance Board and Wii Fit Plus, Batman: Arkham Asylum, Halo 3 ODST and New Super Mario Bros are the most desired ones.

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marți, 1 decembrie 2009

Cleopatra Stratan Colinde Magice

Cadoul perfect pentru Craciun, noul CD Cleopatra Stratan Colinde Magice poate fi comandat online aici.

Lista melodiilor:

1.Domn, Domn, să-nălţăm (3:10)
Muzică şi text: Gheorghe Cucu

2.Îngerii şoptesc (3:39)
Muzică şi text: tradiţional

3.Steaua sus răsare (2:44)
Muzică şi text:Dragoş Alexandrescu

4.Deschide uşa, creştine (5:34)
Muzică şi text: tradiţional

5.A venit, a venit, iarna (3:41)

Muzică şi text: tradiţional

6.La Betleem colo-n jos (3:03)

Muzică şi text:Nicolae Lungu

7.Într-un miez de noapte (3:51)
Muzică şi text: tradiţional

8.Leru-i Doamne (4:20)
Muzică şi text: tradiţional

9.Florile dalbe (3:04)

Muzică şi text: Timotei Popovici

10. Seara de Crăciun frumos (4:24)

Muzică şi text: Anton Pann

11. Astăzi s-a născut Hristos (2:43)
Muzică şi text:Timotei Popovici

12. Maria şi Iosif colindă (3:04)
Muzică şi text: tradiţional

Timp Total: (43:48)

miercuri, 30 septembrie 2009

Carti de muzica de specialitate - partituri

Magazinul virtual si-a diversificat gama de produse, introducand o sectiune dedicata cartilor de muzica de specialitate. Aici veti regasi partituri individuale ale unor melodii sau arii celebre, precum si volume intregi cu partituri de muzica clasica, partituri speciale pentru pian sau pentru toate tipurile de voce din opera, cum ar fi soprana, mezzo-soprano, bass, alto etc.

Nici fanii muzicii rock sau pop nu au fost uitati. Ei pot gasi albume cu partituri chitari, pian, versuri complete, precum si CD-uri care ii pot ajuta sa invete sa cante intocmai ca artistii preferati. Daca sunteti fani Metallica, Limp Bizkit, Robbie Williams, John Lennon, Craig David, Backstreet Boys, Jimi Hendrix, R. Kelly, Brian Adams etc, nu ezitati si vizitati magazinul nostru virtual. Veti descoperi aici albume de colectie, albume unicat, la preturi foarte bune.

Descopera Romania!

Sunteti in cautarea unor informatii detaliate despre Romania, sau poate cautati un cadou special pentru un prieten? Aici veti regasi o colectie variata cu informatii despre Romania, atingand mai multe topicuri, cum ar fi: istorie, turism, spiritualitate, muzica traditionala, pictori celebrii. Materialele se gasesc pe suport cd / dvd sau carte, prezentarea individuala fiind realizata in conditii de maxima calitate.

joi, 20 august 2009

Viva Music

duminică, 26 iulie 2009

The history of posters, buy Michael Jackson posters

According to French historian Max Gallo, "for over two hundred years, posters have been displayed in public places all over the world. Visually striking, they have been designed to attract the attention of passers-by, making us aware of a political viewpoint, enticing us to attend specific events, or encouraging us to purchase a particular product or service."The modern poster, as we know it, however, dates back to 1870 when the printing industry perfected color lithography and made mass production possible.
"In little more than a hundred years," writes poster expert John Barnicoat, "it has come to be recognized as a vital art form, attracting artists at every level, from painters like Toulouse-Lautrec and Mucha to theatrical and commercial designers." They have ranged in styles from Art Nouveau, Symbolism, Cubism, and Art Deco to the more formal Bauhaus and the often incoherent hippie posters of the 1960s.
Mass production
Posters, in the form of placards and posted bills, have been used since earliest times, primarily for advertising and announcements. Purely textual posters have a long history: they advertised the plays of Shakespeare and made citizens aware of government proclamations for centuries. However, the great revolution in posters was the development of printing techniques that allowed for cheap mass production and printing, including notably the technique lithography which was invented in 1796 by the German Alois Senefelder. The invention of lithography was soon followed by chromolithography, which allowed for mass editions of posters illustrated in vibrant colors to be printed.
Developing art form
By the 1890s, the technique had spread throughout Europe. A number of noted artists created poster art in this period, foremost amongst them Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec and Jules Chéret. Chéret is considered to be the "father" of advertisement placards. He was a pencil artist and a scene decorator, who founded a small lithography office in Paris in 1866. He used striking characters, contrast and bright colors, and created over 1000 advertisements, primarily for exhibitions, theatres, and products. The industry soon attracted the service of many aspiring painters who needed a source of revenue to support themselves.
Chéret developed a new lithographic technique that suited better the needs of advertisers: he added a lot more colour which, in conjunction with innovative typography, rendered the poster much more expressive. Not surprisingly, Chéret is said to have introduced sex in advertising or, at least, to have exploited the feminine image as an advertising ploy. In contrast with those previously painted by Toulouse-Lautrec, Chéret’s laughing and provocative feminine figures meant a new conception of art as being of service to advertising.
Posters soon transformed the thoroughfares of Paris into the "art galleries of the street." Their commercial success was such that some of the artists were in great demand and theatre stars personally selected their own favorite artist to do the poster for an upcoming performance. The popularity of poster art was such that in 1884 a major exhibition was held in Paris.
Commercial uses
By the 1890s, poster art had widespread usage in other parts of Europe, advertising everything from bicycles to bullfights. By the end of the 19th century, during an era known as the Belle Époque, the standing of the poster as a serious artform was raised even further. Between 1895 and 1900, Jules Chéret created the Maîtres de l'Affiche (Masters of the Poster) series that became not only a commercial success, but is now seen as an important historical publication. Alphonse Mucha and Eugène Grasset were also influential poster designers of this generation, known for their Art Nouveau style and stylized figures, particularly of women. Advertisement posters became a special type of graphic art in the modern age. Poster artists such as Théophile Steinlen, Albert Guillaume, Leonetto Cappiel and others became important figures of their day, their art form transferred to magazines for advertising as well as for social and political commentary.
In the United States, posters did not evolve to the same artistic level. American posters were primarily directed towards basic commercial needs to deliver a written message. However, the advent of the travelling circus brought colorful posters to tell citizens that a carnival was coming to town. But these too were very commercially utilitarian, of average quality, and few saw any real artistic creativity.
Many posters have had great artistic merit and have become extremely collectible. These include the posters advertising World's Fairs and Colonial Exhibitions.
Political uses
Other times of great turmoil also produced great posters. The 1960s saw the rise of pop art and protest movements throughout the West; both made great use of posters. Perhaps the most acclaimed posters were those produced by French students during the so-called "événements" of May 1968.

Poster printing
Many printing techniques are used to produce posters. While most posters are mass-produced, posters may also be printed by hand or in limited editions. Most posters are printed on one side and left blank on the back, the better for affixing to a wall or other surface. Pin-up sized posters are usually printed on A3 Standard Silk paper in full colour. It is possible to use poster creation software to print large posters on standard home or office printers.
Types of posters
Propaganda and political posters
During the First and Second World Wars, recruiting posters became extremely common, and many of them have persisted in the national consciousness, such as the "Lord Kitchener Wants You" posters from the United Kingdom, the "Uncle Sam wants you" posters from the United States, or the "Loose Lips Sink Ships" posters that warned of foreign spies. Posters during wartime were also used for propaganda purposes, persuasion, and motivation, such as the famous Rosie the Riveter posters which exhorted women workers during World War II that "We can do it!". The Soviet Union also produced a plethora of propaganda posters, some of which became iconic representations of the Great Patriotic War. During the democratic revolutions of 1989 in Central and Eastern Europe the poster was very important weapon in the hand of the opposition. Brave printed and hand-made political posters appeared on the Berlin Wall, on the statue of St. Wenseslas in Prague and around the unmarked grave of Imre Nagy in Budapest and the role of them was indispensable for the democratic change. A recent example of an influential political poster is Shepard Fairey's Barack Obama "HOPE" poster.
Advertising posters
Many posters, particularly early posters, were used for advertising products. Posters continue to be used for this purpose, with posters advertising films, music (both concerts and recorded albums), comic books, and travel destinations being particularly notable examples.

Film posters
The film industry quickly discovered that vibrantly coloured posters were an easy way to sell their pictures. Today, posters are produced for most major films, and the collecting of movie posters has become a major hobby. The most valuable poster in the world, of which there is only 1 known copy, is the 1931 stone litho Frankenstein 6-sheet.

Comic book posters
The resurgence of comic book popularity in the 1960s led to the mass production of comic book posters in the 1970s and onward. These posters typically feature popular characters in a variety of action poses. The fact that comic books are a niche market means that a given poster usually has a smaller printing run than other genres of poster. Therefore, older posters may be quite sought after by collectors. Promotional posters are usually distributed folded, whereas retail posters intended for home decoration are rolled.
Event posters
Posters advertising events have become common. Any sort of public event, from a rally to a play, may be advertised with posters; a few types of events have become notable for their poster advertisements.Posters are common because this can be hung around places where people go.

Boxing posters
Boxing Posters were used in and around the actual venue to advertise the forthcoming fight, date, ticket prices, and usually consisted of pictures of each boxer. Boxing Posters vary in size and vibrancy, but are not usually smaller than 18x22 inches. In the early days few boxing posters survived the actual event and thus they are indeed very collectible and scarce.

Concert posters
Many concerts, particularly rock concerts, have custom-designed posters that are used for advertisement of the event. These often become collectors items as well.

Educational posters
Research posters and "poster sessions"
Posters are used in academia to promote and explain research work. They are typically shown during conferences, either as a complement to a talk or scientific paper, or as a publication. They are of lesser importance than actual articles, but they can be a good introduction to a new piece of research before the paper is published. Poster presentations are often not peer-reviewed, but can instead be submitted, meaning that as many as can fit will be accepted.

Classroom posters
Most classrooms in North American schools have posters on the walls. There are several types of these posters:
Advertising posters for products used or discussed in the class (e.g. movie posters in a film class).
Books on poster, in which entire works of literature are legibly printed onto single posters.
Motivational posters, similar to those found in offices or specific to the class subject matter.
Quick reference posters: In elementary schools, these usually include first-language vocabulary charts (numbers, colours, weather, etc.) and multiplication tables. In secondary and post-secondary schools, they are more likely to include second-language vocabulary charts, the standard periodic table and related graphs, and laboratory safety protocols. A world map and one or more regional maps are common at all levels.
Posters giving more detailed information on a subject, usually containing paragraph-form text, in relatively small print.
Pseudo-advertising posters for sports, works of classic literature, etc.
The latter two types are sometimes prepared by students as part of an assignment, but most posters are usually store-bought.

Vintage Poster Restoration/Conservation
Poster restoration and conservation. The backing of posters with fabric dates back to 19th century France, where posters were occasionally glued to linen for reinforcement. This provided some protection, but with the passage of time the paper continued to become brittle and was frequently torn by stress. Modern backing techniques have eliminated this problem by using an acid free paper between the poster and the fabric. The adhesive used is wheat paste treated to inhibit mold growth.
Why fabric-back a poster? The principal reason is to provide support for the paper. It also enables the conservator to flatten the folds and to more easily make repairs. Fabric backing also eliminates the waviness that can occur when the poster is framed.
Reversibility is a concept that is important in all conservation work, because today's curators and collectors are only temporary custodians of a cultural object (the poster) that will have continuing and timeless interest for future collectors. We strive to make certain that materials and techniques that are applied to the poster are not harmful over time and are reversible to bring it back to the state in which we found it.
Restoration can dramatically improve the appearance of a poster. Damage caused by clear adhesive tape, residual stains, water marks and dirt can be easily repaired; combining this with the replacement of lost paper can bring the poster back to virtually its original state.

Cheesecake posters
Cheesecake posters, or "pinups," are pictures of attractive women designed to be displayed, first coming to popularity in the 1920s. The popularity of sexy Pin-up girl posters has been erratic in recent decades. Pin-ups such as Betty Grable and Jane Russell were highly popular with soldiers during World War II but much less so during the Vietnam War. The late 1970s and into the beginning of the 1980s were boom years for large posters of television actresses, especially Farrah Fawcett and Cheryl Tiegs.

The goal of creating a Fanposter is to show all or a large portion of devoted fans on one poster which will be presented and can be seen in a place where many other fans or members have access (hallway of a club house, fanzine, fan webpage, public place).
Affirmation posters
This refers to decorative posters that are meant to be motivational and inspirational. One popular series has a black background, a scene from nature, and a word such as "Leadership" or "Opportunity." Another version (usually framed and matted) uses a two-image hologram which changes as the viewer walks past.

Band/Music posters
Posters that showcase a person's favorite artist or music group are popular in teenager's bedrooms, as well as in college dorm rooms and apartments. Many posters have pictures of popular rock bands and artists.
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luni, 13 iulie 2009

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