Daily Archive: December 11, 2016

Pierre Husquenoph

Roger Delmotte With Manuel Rosenthal And The ORTF Chamber Orchestra Play Music Of Husquenoph – 1963 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Pierre Husquenoph – Concertino for Trumpet – Roger Delmotte, Trumpet – ORTF Chamber Orch. Manuel Rosenthal, Cond. – ORTF-Paris 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The music of 20th Century composer Pierre Husquenoph this weekend. Not a name many people are familiar with, but a name that was active...

King Edward VIII - Wallace Simpson

Waiting For The King’s Speech – Dec. 9, 1936 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

December 9, 1936 – BBC/NBC – Alistair Cooke and Bulletins from London – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Ironically, it was this day (December 11) eighty years ago, that King Edward VIII of England abdicated the throne to marry Wallace Simpson, an American divorcée and a “commoner”. The move was...

Count Basie

Count Basie – Live From Birdland – 1956 – Past Daily Downbeat

Count Basie and His orchestra – Live From Birdland – All-Star Parade Of Bands – Feb. 6, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Count Basie this weekend. Recorded for the NBC-Radio All-Star Parade Of Bands broadcast of February 6, 1956. Referred to by aficionados and collaborators as The Chairman...