Daily Archive: May 26, 2013


Henri Dutilleux (1916-2013) – Symphony Number 1 – World Premier 1951 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Even at the ripe old age of 97, the passing earlier this week of French Contemporary composer  Henri Dutilleux was sad news. One of the leading Contemporary Composers of the late 20th Century, Dutilleux was a rugged individualist, refusing to...


Top Of The Pops – Cat Stevens, The Tremeloes, The Fortunes, Paul Jones, Dave Dee etc. – 1967 – Nights At The Roundtable: Weekend Special

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Billed as “featuring live London performances of today’s top sounds”, the BBC launched Top Of The Pops in its radio version in 1964. No connection with the TV version of the show (oddly), the radio version featured bands, hit makers...


Pharoah Sanders – Live In Zurich – 1984 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Over to Zurich this weekend for a few words from Pharoah Sanders and his Quartet, recorded live at the Volkshaus during the International Jazzfest from October 26, 1984. Accompanying Sanders during this adventure are – Kirk Lightsey, piano – Santi...