Daily Archive: July 27, 2016

The Chills

The Chills – Live At Primavera Sound 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Festival Edition

The Chills – live at Primavera Sound, Barcelona – recorded by the venerable RNE Radio 3 on June 6th of this year. Sticking with Primavera Sound, a set by New Zealand stalwarts The Chills – who have been more or less together (in one form or another) since 1980. And...

Nicole Henriot

Nicole Henriot With Bernard Haitink And The Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Play Music Of Gluck, Cherubini, Ravel And Debussy – 1956 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Nicole-Henriot (Schweitzer) with the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic, conducted by Bernard Haitink in music by Gluck, Cherubini, Ravel and Debussy, recorded by AVRO on July 10, 1956. Nicole Henriot (or Nicole Henriot-Schweitzer, her married name), was a brilliant French pianist who began her career at the age of 7, when she...

Moscow Olympics - Steve Ovett - 1980

July 27, 1980 – The View From Moscow

July 27, 1980 – news from Radio Moscow on this day 36 years ago. The Olympic games, held in the Russian capital, were the big news. Despite a boycott by the U.S., the games went on and Olympic records were set and broken, while America quietly waited until 1984 to...