Daily Archive: December 30, 2018

Chalres Munch

Charles Munch And The Boston Symphony Rehearse Music Of Roussel And Debussy – 1951 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Charles Munch Conducts The Boston Symphony In Rehearsal – October 28, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Charles Munch rehearsing the BSO in another one of the weekly broadcasts NBC radio did in the late 1940s and early 1950s with this orchestra. Narrated by veteran broadcaster Ben Grauer, this...

Claude Thornhill and His Orch.

Claude Thornhill And His Orchestra – Live At Glen Island Casino – 1947 – Past Daily Downbeat

Claude Thornhill – live at Glen Island Casino – June 23, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Claude Thornhill and his band, recorded live at Glen island Casino in New York on June 23, 1947. Thornhill’s music has fortunately weathered well with age. Almost completely mis-diagnosed as a “Sweet...