Daily Archive: June 24, 2013

Nelson Mandela – Milestone Moments – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Election Night – May 9, 1994 Click on the link here for Audio Player: Inauguration addresses – May 10, 1994 As news from South Africa today isn’t optimistic over the condition of former President and Nobel Prize winner Nelson Mandela, and as...

Bobby “Blue” Bland (1930-2013) – Live At The Boarding House – 1975 – Nights At The Roundtable: Tribute Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Bobby Blue Bland – live at The Boarding House, San Francisco – Oct. 8, 1975 More sad news to report tonight – the passing of Blues legend Bobby “Blue” Bland at the age of 83. One of the vital voices in...

An Henri Tomasi World Premier – 1952 – Past Daily Gramophone Weekend

The music of Henri Tomasi this week. His Woodwind Quintet 1952, as performed at it’s premier by Quintett a Vent Francaise, featuring Jean-Pierre Rampal, Jacques Lancelot, Paul Hongne and Gilbert Coursier. As a prominent composer in the 20th Century, Tomasi divided his time between a busy composition as well as...