Monthly Archive: May 2017

Andre Watts

André Watts With Erich Leinsdorf And The Boston Symphony Play Music Of Beethoven And Brahms – 1969 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

  Boston Symphony Orchestra – André Watts, Piano – Erich Leinsdorf, Conductor – Tanglewood Festival – July 25, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – More history this week. The legendary André Watts with Erich Leinsdorf and The Boston Symphony in a concert of music by Beethoven and Brahms. It...

Cessna In Red Square

May 31, 1987 – A Cessna Lands In Red Square – An Air Of Dirty Laundry In Public – End Of A Two-Year Nightmare

May 31, 1987 – ABC World News This Week – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 31, 1987 – the last day of a perplexing month in 1987, and the last haywire week of May, 30 years ago. A week you needed a scorecard and interpreter to figure out. Starting...

Connee Boswell

Connee Boswell – Booglie Wooglie Piggy – 1942 – Nights At The Round Table: Music Of World War 2

Connee Boswell – Booglie-Wooglie Piggy – unknown band – NBC Transcription – 1942 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Diving into the antiquities this weekend. Pulling up an unreleased aircheck recording of a song not recorded commercially by Connee Boswell. Initially performing as The Boswell Sisters, Connee and her siblings...

Carroll Glenn and Eugene List

Carroll Glenn And Eugene List Play Music Of Leonard Bernstein 1946 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Carroll Glenn/Eugene List – Bernstein: Sonata for Violin and Piano – State Department Transcription Service – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Carroll Glenn and Eugene List, two names synonymous with discovering seldom played music and recognizing up-and-coming talent. The husband and wife team were both formidable talents on their own....