Daily Archive: August 6, 2012


Not Like Any Other Day – August 6, 1945

Click on the link here for audio: News for August 6, 1945 Even though the most horrific event of the 20th Century had taken place many hours earlier, no word of it having taken place was mentioned. August 6th, 1945 was seemingly just another day in World War 2 as...


Shostakovitch: Piano Quintet Op. 57 – Vivian Rivkin With The Stuyvesant Quartet – 1941 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio player: Shostakovitch – Piano Quintet – The Stuyvesant String Quartet w/Vivian Rivkin, piano – recorded in 1941 I originally posted this in 2009 on the now-defunct Newstalgia site. It’s such a good and historic recording that it would be a shame not to...