Monthly Archive: July 2019

Samuel Adler - Composer

National Gallery Orchestra With Richard Bales – Americana Concert – 1982 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

National Gallery Orchestra In Concert – Richard Bales, Conductor – June 29, 1982 – NPR – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A heavy-duty dose of Americana this week in the form of The National Gallery Orchestra, under the leadership of Music Director Richard Bales and featuring a veritable feast of...

UN Secretary General Trygve Lie

July 31, 1947 – A UN With Its Plate Full – Situation In Greece – Situation In Jerusalem – Situation in Jakarta.

Become a Patron! July 31, 1947 – While New York City baked in the sticky heat, the scene at the UN meeting in Lake Success was overheating with strife, overthrow and discontent. The United Nations, whose temporary headquarters was at Lake Success, was dealing with a wide range of potentially...

Róisin Murphy - Bristol Music Festival 2016

Róisin Murphy – Live In Bristol 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth –

Róisin Murphy – live at BBC 6 Music Festival, Bristol – February 12, 2016 – BBC 6 Music – Become a Patron! Róisín Marie Murphy (born 5 July 1973) is an Irish singer-songwriter and record producer. She first became known in the 1990s as one-half of the UK-Irish trip hop...

Saddam Hussein

July 30, 2001 – Iraq Pushes Buttons – Gas Guzzlers Head To Capitol Hill – Code Red Worm Heading To A Computer Near You

Become a Patron! July 30, 2001 – News from Iraq this day had Saddam Hussein flexing his antagonism as reports came in of another Iraqi surface-to-air missile was fired at an American aircraft near the border of Saudi Arabia. It was becoming clearly evident that Hussein was becoming more aggressive...

The Hough Riots - July 1966

July 29, 1966 – Three Faces Of Violence – The Fire This Time – Cities On The Verge – Past Daily Reference Room

July 29, 1966 – July was a bad month for America. In reality, it would be the start of what became known as The Long Hot Summer, as the pattern of violence would be repeated over and over in cities throughout the country. In this year, the problems were triple-fold....

Bad Brains - Amsterdam Paradiso - May 28, 1987

Bad Brains – Live In Amsterdam – 1987 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Bad Brains – Live At Against Tones Festival – Paradiso Theatre, Amsterdam – May 28, 1987 – VPRO – Netherlands – Looking around for something that echoed the current state of affairs, I could find no better example than to run a concert given by Washington D.C.’s own Bad Brains...

Chernobyl Trial - July 1987

July 28, 1987 – Trial At Chernobyl – Meese At Iran-Contra – Mines In The Persian Gulf.

  Become a Patron! July 28, 1987 – The nuclear power plant disaster at Chernobyl was still in the news. This time the trial, where half a dozen Soviet nuclear officials were on trial, and prepared to pay heavily for the 1986 disaster which was blamed for 31 deaths and...

Walter Wanderley - 1963

Four By Walter Wanderley – 1963 – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table

Walter Wanderley – Four from Samba No Esquema – Odeon Records, Brazil – 1963 Become a Patron! Brazilian Organist Walter Wanderley for Sunday night. One of the cornerstones of the Samba and Bossa Nova movements in Brazil from the late 1950s through the 1960s. These are selections from his Brazilian...

Ruth Posselt in rehearsal with the Boston Symphony

Ruth Posselt With Charles Munch And The Boston Symphony Rehearse Bloch And Haydn – 1951 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Ruth Posselt with Charles Munch and the Boston Symphony In Rehearsal – March 24, 1951 Become a Patron! Continuing our series of Boston Symphony Rehearsals. This week it’s the BSO under Music Director Charles Munch and the legendary American violinist Ruth Posselt in a rehearsal of Ernst Bloch‘s Baal Shem...