Daily Archive: July 13, 2014

John Lewis Plays John Lewis – 1958 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Click on the link here for Audio Player – John Lewis – Midsommer – from the album European Windows – February 1958 – RCA-Victor John Lewis, aside from being a founding member of the legendary Modern Jazz Quartet was a musical renaissance man of sorts. Along with his milestone collaborations...

‘Can We Resolve Conflict Without War?’ – An Erich Fromme Lecture – 1971 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Erich Fromme Lecture – “Can We Resolve Conflict Without War?” – September 8, 1971 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection When Psychologist, Sociologist and Philosopher Erich Fromme delivered this lecture in 1971, we were still in the midst of a Cold War....

The Music Of Paul Creston – 1943 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Paul Creston: Fantasy For Piano and Orchestra – Martin Balsam, piano – NBC Studio Orchestra – Joseph Stulpak, cond. – July 1, 1943 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Heading over to some Mid-Century Americana this weekend. One of the bright names...

Forever Doesn’t Mean Forever Anymore – Love In The Era Of Watergate – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Second Sunday – The Dark Side of Love – July 8, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection According to this Radio documentary The Battered Marriage, the institution of Matrimony was taking a nosedive in 1973, starting roughly twenty...

Guido Cantelli And The New York Philharmonic Play Music Of Ravel – 1953 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Click on the link here for Audio Player – New York Philharmonic, Guido Cantelli, guest Conductor – March 15, 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection While we’re busily digitizing the next batch of Boston Symphony In Rehearsal programs, I ran across this portion of a concert given by The New...