Monthly Archive: February 2018

Paul Sacher

Vienna Festival 1959 – Philharmonia Hungarica – Paul Sacher – Yehudi Menuhin – Marilyn Horne – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Vienna Festival 1959 – Philharmonia Hungarica – Paul Sacher, Conductor – Yehudi Menuhin, violin – Marilyn Horne, soprano – June 21, 1959 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Something historic this week – Music from the Vienna Festival in 1959, featuring Philharmonia Hungarica led by the legendary Paul Sacher and...

Berlin 1959

Paul-Henri Spaak – Father Of The EU – Talks About Berlin And Moscow – 1959 – Past Daily Reference Room –

Paul-Henri Spaak – Meet The Press – April 5, 1959 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Berlin in the middle of the Cold War. It was often said, during these uncertain times, that if World War 3 was to break out, Berlin would be ground zero. A city divided since...

Ronald Reagan - New Hampshire

February 27, 1980 – Word From New Hampshire

February 27, 1980 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 27, 1980 – The results were in from the New Hampshire Presidential Primaries and the big winner was former California Governor Ronald Reagan, who swept to victory with 50% of the Republican vote and 13...

Nick Lowe's Cowboy Ouitfit

Nick Lowe’s Cowboy Outfit – In Concert – 1984 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Nick Lowe’s Cowboy Outfit – Live at The Paris Theatre, London – 1984 – BBC Radio 1 In Concert – Nick Lowe and his somewhat short-lived Cowboy Outfit was together only a few months before heading off in another direction. That was the thing about Nick Lowe; he was always...

Tito's Yugoslavia

Sava Kosanovic, Yugoslavia And The Cold War – 1949 – Past Daily Reference Room

Meet The Press – Sava Kosanovic – November 12, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Post-War Yugoslavia; smack in the middle of the East European Iron Curtain and ruled over by Josip Broz Tito, leader of the partisan resistance movement during World War 2, when Yugoslavia was overrun by...

Eric Arturo Valle - Figurehead President

February 26, 1988 – A Turbulent 18 Hours In Panama.

February 26, 1988 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 26, 1988 – Characterized as a turbulent 18 hours in Panama, figurehead President Eric Arturo del Valle stunned the country by firing General Manuel Noriega who was his political godfather. The ploy didn’t work, as...

Fiat Lux - in session - BBC - 1984

Fiat Lux In Session -1984 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Fiat Lux – In session BBC Radio 1 – March 1984 – BBC Radio 1 – Fiat Lux tonight. Never heard of them? Well . . .they were together for only three years. They released one mini-album and 7 singles and had the distinction of their sax and keyboards player,...

Hein Jordans

Music Of Jurriaan Andriessen – Amsterdam Concertgebouw – Hein Jordans – 1951 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Jurriaan Andriessen: Sinfonietta Concertante – Hein Jordans, cond. Amsterdam Concertgebouw – 1951 – Radio Nederland – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – More music of Dutch composers this week. Jurriaan Andriessen was a contemporary Dutch composer, whose father, Hendrik, brother Louis, and uncle Willem have also been notable composers. Andriessen studied...