Daily Archive: August 2, 2015

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1944 Music Critics Circle Awards – William Schuman – Norman Dello Joio – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

– 1944 Music Critics Circle Awards – NBC Symphony – Dr. Frank Black – May 11, 1944 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Award winners this weekend – from the 1944 Music Critics Circle Awards – two prize winners in Contemporary American composition; William Schuman and Norman Dello Joio –...

Nina Simone – Live in Amsterdam 1965 – Past Daily Downbeat 0

Nina Simone – Live in Amsterdam 1965 – Past Daily Downbeat

– Nina Simone – Live at Mickery Theatre, Loenersloot – Netherlands – December 25, 1965 – VPRO/VARA – Few artists have made such an impact on contemporary society as Nina Simone. Deeply rooted in Jazz, Nina Simone was embraced as a consummate musician, singer-songwriter, gospel singer, activist, writer and teacher....

An Interview With Pierre Boulez – 1973 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry 0

An Interview With Pierre Boulez – 1973 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

– Speaking Freely – Edwin Newman interviews Pierre Boulez – May 6, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – It’s difficult to imagine Pierre Boulez turning 90 this year (March 25) – he has always been considered one of those firebrands of Contemporary Music. His compositions have elicited outrage, adoration,...