The Hollywood Christmas Parade 2013-12-11 1080i HDTV DD2.0 MPEG2-TrollHD | 8.91 GB

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Erik Estrada, Laura McKenzie, Dean Cain and Montel Williams will host the 82nd Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade, the largest Christmas celebration in America, presented by Associated Television International at 5 p.m. on December 1st. The Grand Marshal of the parade is Buzz Aldrin, the second man to ever walk on the moon. The Parade will benefit Toys for Tots and salute Disabled American Veterans.

The spectacular live event will kick off with star-studded red carpet arrivals down an expansive red carpet followed by feature performances from Stevie Wonder, Bill Ray Cyrus, the Goo Goo Dolls, Daughtry, Kenny Loggins, LeAnn Rimes, William Shatner, The McClain Sisters, Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo, Richie Sambora, and Olate Dogs with special television shout-out’s from Debby Ryan, Susan Lucci, Wayne Brady, Marie Osmond, Taylor Hicks, Larry King and Joe Mantegna with the Criminal Minds cast. A special tribute to the stars of The Young and the Restless will be in attendance to celebrate its 40th anniversary, and the festivities will also include marching bands, giant balloons, classic cars, equestrian groups and more.

A Hollywood tradition for over 80 years, millions of people have come out to Hollywood Boulevard to celebrate the entertainment capital of the world in the annual Hollywood Christmas Parade. This star-studded event has been the center of the holiday celebrations in Tinsel Town for more than eight decades, with the best in family entertainment – a tradition that children of all ages look forward to every holiday season. Now bigger and better than ever before, the 82nd Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade is a nationwide Primetime television event, premiering as a two-hour special December 11th on Hallmark Channel with two runs on the Hallmark Movie Channel on December 20th and 24th. The show will be broadcast throughout the holiday season on more than 350 stations including KTLA in Los Angeles on December 20th from 8-10 p.m. It will also air to over 1 million American servicemen and women worldwide on American Forces Television Network.

http://thehollywoodchristmasparade.org/

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First of all, Merry Christmas to all of you who celebrate! Today is the 30th Annual running of the holiday special we have come to know as the Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade.

How I Met Your Mother star Neil Patrick Harris will be hosting the festivities from the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida, while America’s Got Talent host Nick Cannon, who hosted last year’s Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade, will be hosting the fun at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California. Lara Spencer, co-anchor of Good Morning America, will be the show’s special correspondent.

In addition to all of your favorite Disney characters like Mickey & Minnie, along with their pal Duffy the Disney Bear, Donald & Daisy, the Disney Princesses, and so many more, we will have plenty of star-studded performances.

At the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando we will have Grammy Award Winner Ne-Yo, English-Irish boy band The Wanted, the Italian vocal trio known as Il Volo, andCandice Glover, the winner of American Idol Season 12.

At “The Happiest Place on Earth”, the Disneyland Resort in California, we will see Grammy Award Winning R&B queen Mary J. Blige, who will be performing songs from her new album “A Mary Christmas”, a duet between American Idol Season 6 winner Jordin Sparks and her boyfriend, R&B superstar Jason Derulo, Disney Channel alum Demi Lovato, the cast of the Disney Channel original movie Teen Beach Movie, and Dove Cameron, star of the Disney Channel original series Liv and Maddie.

So after you are done opening presents with your family, because we all know the little ones are going to be up as soon as the sun rises, gather around the television, get settled in on the couch, and watch the fun with the entire family.

http://parks.disney.com/christmas-parade

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The many passionate, fiery or lyrical vocal pieces of Spanish zarzuelas have
continued to thrive in concerts and recitals all over the world. One of the most
renowned and ardent supporters of zarzuela melodies is Plácido Domingo. Belying
his 66 years, the world-famous tenor sings these rousing, seductive melodies with the
beguiling sweetness of a much younger man and transports the enraptured listener to
the calles and plazas of Madrid and Seville. Domingo is accompanied by the
Mozarteum Orchestra under Jesús López Cobos and, above all, by his partner for the
evening, soprano Ana María Martínez, ‘a beautiful woman with a fascinating
voice, full of velvety mezzoish half-tints in the middle and bottom ranges, with a
gleaming top.’ (London Times) Martínez and Domingo serve up an evening of
infectious good spirits and exquisite vocal treats. ‘The dazzle of genuine stars
shone brightly over Salzburg!’ (Die Welt)

1. Preludio to El bateo, Frederico Chueca
2. “Amor, vida de mi vida” from La maravilla, Federico Moreno Torroba (Domingo)
3. “De España vengo” from El niño judio, Pablo Luna Carné (Martínez)
4. “Tienes razón, amigo” from La chulapona, Federico Moreno Torroba (Domingo)
5. “La Petenera: “Tres hora antes del diá”” from La marcharena, Federico Moreno Torroba (Martínez)
6. Danza ritual del fuego from El amor brujo, Manuel de Falla
7. “Cállate corazón” from Luisa Fernanda, Federico Moreno Torroba (Martínez, Domingo)
8. Romanza: “Qué te importa que no venga?” from Los claveles, José Serrano (Martínez)
9. “Quiero desterrar de tu pecho el temor” from La del Soto del Parral, Reveriano Soutullo Otero (Domingo)
10. Interludio from La boda de Luis Alonzo, o La noche del encierro, Jerónimo Giménez Bellido
11. Habanera duet: “Todas la man˜anitas” from Don Gil de Alcalá, Manuel Penella (Martínez, Domingo)
12. “En un país de fábula” from La taberna del puerto, Pablo Sorozábal (Martínez)
13. “Luché la fe por el triunfo” from Luisa Fernanda, Federico Moreno Torroba (Domingo)
14. Jota from El sombrero de tres picos, Manuel de Falla
15. “Junto al puente de la peña” from La cancíon de olvido, José Serrano (Domingo)
16. Les carceleras: “Al pensaren el dueño de mis amores” from Las hijas de Zebedeco, Ruperto Chapi (Martínez)
17. “En mi tierra extremeña” from Luisa Fernanda, Federico Moreno Torroba (Martínez, Domingo)
Encores:
18. “No puede ser” from La taberna del puerto, Pablo Sorozábal (Domingo)
19. “Mulata infeliz, tu vida acabó” from María la O, Ernesto Lecuona (Martínez)
20. “Soleá!” — “Me llamabas, Rafaeliyo?” from El gato montés, Manuel Penella (Domingo, Martínez)
21. “Lippen schweigen” from De lustige Witwe, Franz Léhar (Domingo, Martínez). (more…)

Reference quality DTS demonstration Blu-ray disc.

Contains following tracks in 5.1 surround :

Sade – Smooth Operator
Adele – Chasing Pavements
Andrea Bocelli & Katharine McPhee – The Prayer
Laura Pausini – Primavera In Anticipo
Coldplay – Charlie Brown
Europe – Superstitious
AC/DC – Thunderstruck
Iron Maiden – Hallowed Be Thy Name
Metallica – Seek And Destroy
Linkin Park Vs  Jay-Z – Numb/Encore
Green Day – 21 Guns
Queen – Another One Bites The Dust
Bee Gees – Night Fever  More Than A Woman
Santana – Corazon Espinado
Rob Thomas – If You`re Gone
Lady Gaga – Bad Romance
Caro Emerald – Stuck
Kylie Minogue – All The Lovers
Scooter – How Much Is The Fish
OMD – Enola Gay
Van Halen – Jump  (audio only)
Phil Collins – Don`t Lose My Number
The B-52`s – Love Shack
Andre Rieu – Kalinka
Domingo, Netrebko & Villazón – Dein Ist Mein Ganzes Herz

All clips were included on this disc in their original form and unmanipulated, please be aware of volume differences between the clips.

Auto-Loop function

BDMV and Certificate folders for burning on BD-25 with Blu-Ray burner
or for playing with for example Arcsoft Total Media Theatre or other BD PC players. VLC Player also plays individual tracks in BDMV/STREAM folder.

If you don’t own an Blu-Ray burner, you can easily and very quick convert individual .m2ts clips (in folder BDMV-STREAM) without re-encoding to .mkv with MKVToolnix.

Those .mkv files are then playable from external HDD in all Blu-Ray and multimedia players and even on most newer TV’s with DTS support (Samsung, LG & Panasonic TV’s – models from 2012 and up and Sony’s from 2013 and up)

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Reference quality DTS demonstration Blu-ray disc.

Adele – Someone Like You
Andrea Bocelli – Libiamo Ne’lieti Calici

Gotye feat. Kimbra – Somebody That I Used To Know —> (contains two DTS-HD mixes – first one is more bright sounding, the second one is more audiophile like – more natural, with better timing, dynamics and more homogeneous 5.1 sound stage, only less bright….  You can toggle between them with “”Audio”” button in your player)

Peter Gabriel – Digging In The Dirt
Guido’s Orchestra – Con Te Partiro
Bryan Adams – Heaven
Bee Gees – Islands In The Stream
Julieta Venegas – Mírame Bien
Helene Fischer – Poker Face
Stevie Wonder – Living For The City
Bruno Mars – Gorilla
Katy Perry – Firework
Pitbull feat. Neyo – Give Me Everything
Lily Allen – Not Fair
Shakira – Waka Waka (This Time For Africa)
The Killers – When You Were Young
John Mayer – Waiting For A World To Change
Placebo – The Bitter End
Europe – The Final Countdown
Jeff Beck – Apache
Lindsey Buckingham – Go Your Own Way
Santana and McLaughlin – Downstairs
Rob Thomas – Smooth
Foster The People – Pumped Up Kicks
Tom Tom Club – Genius Of Love
Patricia Barber – Light My Fire (audio only clip)

Audio Codecs:  DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS
Video Codecs:  Full HD uncompressed h.264 & VC-1
except tracks 5 and 7 contains upscaled SD video

All clips were included on this disc in their original form and unmanipulated, please be aware of volume differences between the clips.

Auto-Loop function

BDMV and Certificate folders for burning on BD-25 with Blu-Ray burner
or for playing with for example Arcsoft Total Media Theatre or other BD PC players. VLC Player also plays individual tracks in BDMV/STREAM folder.

If you don’t own an Blu-Ray burner, you can easily and very quick convert individual .m2ts clips (in folder BDMV-STREAM) without re-encoding to .mkv with MKVToolnix.

Those .mkv files are then playable from external HDD in all Blu-Ray and multimedia players and even on most newer TV’s with DTS support (Samsung, LG & Panasonic TV’s – models from 2012 and up and Sony’s from 2013 and up)

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Reference quality DTS demonstration Blu-ray disc.

Contains following tracks in 5.1 surround :
(except tracks indicated with 7.1)

Andrea Bocelli – La Voce Del Silenzio
André Rieu – Ave Maria
Sea Wolf – Old Friend  (7.1)
Lee Ritenour – Possibilities
Rihanna feat. Mikky Ekko – Stay
Rob Thomas – You Know Me
Labirinth feat. Emeli Sande – Beneath Your Beautiful
Santana – Maria Maria
Alicia Keys – Girl On Fire
Neil Cowley Trio – Rooster Was A Witness
Herbie Hancock – Tamatant Tilay/Exodus
Joe Bonamassa – Black Lung Heartache
Joe Satriani – Flying In A Blue Dream (7.1)
John Mayer – Slow Dancing In A Burning Room
Eagles – Already Gone
Owl City – Deer In The Headlight
Michael Bolton – Steel Bars
Jeff Beck – Led Boots
U2 – The Unforgettable Fire
Whitesnake – Here I Go Again
Alanis Morissette – Thank You
Robbie Williams – Angels
Shakira – Underneath Your Clothes
Mika – Big Girl (You Are Beautiful)
Minus The Bear – Listing (7.1)
Royal Teeth – Wild (7.1)
Fun – Some Nights
Avicii – Wake Me Up
OMD – Electricity

All clips were included on this disc in their original form and unmanipulated, please be aware of volume differences between the clips.

Auto-Loop function

BDMV and Certificate folders for burning on BD-25 with Blu-Ray burner
or for playing with for example Arcsoft Total Media Theatre or other BD PC players. VLC Player also plays individual tracks in BDMV/STREAM folder.

If you don’t own an Blu-Ray burner, you can easily and very quick convert individual .m2ts clips (in folder BDMV-STREAM) without re-encoding to .mkv with MKVToolnix.

Those .mkv files are then playable from external HDD in all Blu-Ray and multimedia players and even on most newer TV’s with DTS support (Samsung, LG & Panasonic TV’s – models from 2012 and up and Sony’s from 2013 and up)

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