1930’s

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Music Of John Knowles Paine – Howard Hanson – Eastman-Rochester Orchestra – 1938 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

John Knowles Paine – Overture to Oedipus Tyrannus – Eastman-Rochester Symphony conducted by Howard Hanson – from the album American Music For Orchestra – RCA Victor -M-608 – Recorded circa 1938 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Taking a small side-step from our usual broadcasts this Sunday, this one comes...

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Soprano Grace Moore – 10 Year Old Piano Prodigy Byron Janis – Alexander Woollcott – All This And So Much More – The Magic Key 1939 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

NBC Blue Network – The Magic Key – Grace Moore – Byron Janis and many others – Feb. 12, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Another installment of The Magic Key this weekend. featuring the celebrated Soprano, Grace Moore as well as a 10 year old Piano Prodigy Byron...

Nostalgia for the 1930s 0

Nostalgia For The 1930s As Seen From 1962 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

Nostalgia For The 1930s – Open Mind Program – January 31, 1962 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Feeling a sense of nostalgia for a decade other than the one you are currently in is a pretty common feeling. Usually the decade in question is often the one a person...

The New York Times - November 21, 1934 0

The White House Coup Of 1934 – Past Daily Reference Room

The White House Coup Of 1934 – BBC Radio 4 Documentary – September 21, 2008 – BBC Radio 4 – The White House Coup of 1934, or The Business Plot as it’s been referred to over the years. The Business Plot was an alleged political conspiracy in 1933 in the...

Paris By Night - 1939 2

Paris By Night – 1939 – D. E. Inglebrecht, Germaine Martinelli, Wal-Berg And His Orchestra – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Paris By Night- Co-production of Paris Radio/NBC Blue Network and the CBC in Canada – March 21, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Paris By Night – it probably looked very good on paper, it was an ambitious project and it was a showcase for the technological advances that...

Fred Allen - December 27, 1939 0

Fred Allen Town Hall Tonight – Post Christmas 1939 – Past Daily Holiday Gallimaufry

Fred Allen: Town Hall Tonight – December 27, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Fred Allen. If you’re a fan of comedy, study comedy or old enough to remember when Radio was the entertainment medium of choice, because TV wasn’t there yet, the name Fred Allen rings all sorts...

Gregor Piatigorsky 0

A Word Or Two With Gregor Piatigorsky – 1974 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Gregor Piatigorsky in conversation with James Day – Day At Night – May 24, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Gregor Piatigorsky. Without question one of the greatest cellists of the 20th century, and to some the greatest string player of all time. The Ukranian born American cellist settled...