Tagged: Paris

Aline van Barentzen

Aline Van Barentzen And Pierre Dervaux With The ORTF Symphony Play Music Of Manen – 1965 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Christian Manen – Piano Concerto – Aline van Barentzen w/The ORTF Symphony, Pierre Dervaux, cond. – 1965 – ORTF – The music of Christian Manen this week – a French composer, still very much with us and with a prodigious output of some 180 (and counting) compositions for Orchestra, soloists,...

Max Roach - Abbey Lincoln

Max Roach – Abbey Lincoln – Live In Paris – 1967 – Past Daily Downbeat

Max Roach Quartet with Abbey Lincoln – Live in Paris at Studio 104, Maison de la Radio – May 19,1967 – Radio France Musique – Max Roach and Abbey Lincoln, a milestone collaboration this week. In their own right, both Roach and Lincoln were highly regarded and much admired performers;...

Pamela Hute

Pamela Hute – I Know – 2016 – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table

  Pamela Hute – I Know – My Dear Recordings – 2016 French singer/songwriter/guitarist/Rocker Pamela Hute was one of the first artists I played when I began my initial incarnation of the Nights At The Round Table series over 8 years ago. I had been a fan ever since first...

Louis Durey

Ina Marika And Désiré Dondeyne Play Music Of Durey – 1956 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Louis Durey – Concertino For Piano and Wind Instruments – Ina Marika, Piano – Paris Wind Ensemble – Désiré Dondeyne – 1956 – ORTF – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Music of Lous Durey this weekend. His Concertino for Piano and Wind ensemble as performed in what is no doubt...

Guillaume Lekeu

The Jean-Claude Ambrosini Trio Play Music Of Lekeu – 1958 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

For Audio Files: Guillaume Lekeu – Trio for Piano, Cello and Violin – French Radio session circa 1958 – ORTF – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The music of Gullaume Lekeu tonight. One of the most promising of the late 19th century composers, whose life was cut short after contracting...

Pierre-Michel LeConte

Pierre-Michel LeConte Plays Music Of Bizet – 1949 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

For Audio Files: If you’re a record collector, particularly of early lps, the name Pierre-Michel LeConte is most likely familiar to you. During that period of transition in the late 1940s to the early 1950s, from 78s to what was the revolutionary Long Playing album, LeConte was the mainstay with...

Princess Diana escaping Paparazzi - August 30, 1997

August 30-31, 1997 – Not The Fairy-Tale Ending – The Death Of A Princess

Hour 1 Hour 2 It was still early in the evening on the West Coast of the U.S.when news broke that “something had happened” to Princess Diana and her companion Dodi Fayed in a suburb of Paris. A speeding car they were in spun out of control, presumably while escaping...

Pierre Germain

Pierre Germain – Songs Of Jean Rivier 1953 – Paris Radio – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Pierre Germain, Baritone with Odette Pigot, piano – Three Songs by Jean Rivier – ORTF, Paris – circa 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Pierre Germain, was a brilliant star-on-the-rise at The Opera-Comique in Paris as well as the recital and concert stage, until a car accident in 1963...