Daily Archive: December 25, 2016

Maurice Thiriet

Pierre-Michel LeConte And The ORTF Orchestra Play Music Of Thiriet – 1953 – Past Daily Gramophone Weekend

Thiriet – La Nuit Venitienne – ORTF Orchestra – Pierre-Michel LeConte, cond – ORTF-Paris circa 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The music of Maurice Thiriet this weekend. A prolific composer of many orchestral and instrumental works, Thiriet was also extremely prolific in writing film scores. With some 70...

George Michael

George Michael – Royal Albert Hall 2012 – RIP: George Michael 1963-2016 – Past Daily Tribute

George Michael In Concert – Symphonica Tour – Royal Albert Hall, London – September 29, 2012 – RTE Radio – George Michael left us earlier today – peacefully in his sleep, the press release said. Fifty-three and now gone. To say that 2016 has been a particularly bad year for...


Modern Jazz Quartet (MJQ) With Paul Desmond – Christmas 1971 – Past Daily Downbeat: Holiday Edition

MJQ With Paul Desmond – Christmas Concert at Town Hall, New York City – December 25, 1971 – Modern Jazz Quartet with Paul Desmond from Christmas Day 1971. I ran this one a few years ago, it’s one of my favorites and considering the year it’s been, more appropriate then...