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Daily Archive: April 20, 2014

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Eugene Ormandy And The Philadelphia Orchestra Play Music Of Harl McDonald – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Harl McDonald: Saga of The Mississippi – Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy, Conductor – Broadcast recording – (circa 1944). Gordon Skene Sound Collection Some historic Americana tonight by way of Harl McDonald. Like many American composers of the early-mid 20th Century, McDonald...

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Yehudi Menuhin With Charles Munch And The Boston Symphony Rehearse Music Of Bruch 1951 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – The Boston Symphony In Rehearsal – February 24, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Another classic rehearsal this week. This time it’s The Boston Symphony, under Charles Munch and guest artist Yehudi Menuhin in a rehearsal of the...

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L.A. Radio In 1952 – Jim Hawthorne – KNX – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player – KNX-AM – Hawthorne’s Encore Time – June 3, 1952 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection No shortage of personalities, when it came to local radio in Los Angeles in the 1950s. You could say the same of just about any major metropolitan...

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Rahsaan Roland Kirk – Live In Warsaw 1967 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Rahsaan Roland Kirk – live from Warsaw – 1967 – Polish Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The legendary Rahsaan Roland Kirk this weekend. A concert given in Poland from 1967 and recorded by Polish Radio. One of the truly unique...

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A Word Or Two From Robert F. Kennedy – Meet The Press 1968 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Meet The Press – Robert F. Kennedy – March 17, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Certainly, 1968 ended a lot differently than it started out. Since it was an election year, speculation was rife as to what...