Tagged: Arts

Spacemen 3 – Live In The Hague – 1987 – Nights At The Roundtable: Mini-Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Spacemen 3 – Live At Paard Van Troje in Den Haag – 11 March 1987 In 1982, when most Pop Music consisted of busily exploring New Wave and post-Disco Techno or dealing with post-Punk, there were bands around quietly plotting and...

Howard Hanson Plays The Music Of Lyndol Mitchell – 1950 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Howard Hanson Plays The Music Of Lyndol Mitchell – 1950 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Howard Hanson and The Eastman School Orchestra – Pioneers Of Music – May 27, 1950 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection More Americana, by way of The Eastman School of Music, and the orchestra conducted by founder, champion and cheering section Howard...

A Word Or Two From Maya Angelou (1928-2014) – RIP – Past Daily Tribute

A Word Or Two From Maya Angelou (1928-2014) – RIP – Past Daily Tribute

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NPR – Weekend Edition – 80th Birthday Interview with Maya Angelou April 6, 2008 Waking up to the sad news this morning on the passing of iconic writer, poet, humanitarian, conscience Maya Angelou, who left us at 86. While the news...

Alec Wilder Octet – Walking Home In Spring – 1939 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Shellac Edition

Alec Wilder Octet – Walking Home In Spring – 1939 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Shellac Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – The Alec Wilder Octet – Walking Home In Spring – March 30, 1939 – Brunswick Records Taking it down several notches tonight. One of the most widely admired, but little known American Music composers of the 1930s, 40s and 50s, Alec...

Biographies In Rhythm – Music Of Africa 1955 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Biographies In Rhythm – Music Of Africa 1955 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC News Special – Biographies In Rhythm – July 26, 1955 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In the 1950s, as Jazz evolved and as Rhythm & Blues and Rock n’ Roll exploded on the scene, mainstream media were scratching their collective...