1930’s

Ivan Papinin 0

The First Polar Research Station – 1938 – Past Daily Reference Room

Radio Moscow-CBS Radio – Broadcast from Moscow celebrating first Soviet Arctic Expedition to establish a drifting research station – March 23, 1938 – The crew of the first polar research station North Pole 1 consisted of four people: head of the expedition Ivan Papanin, hydrobiologist and oceanologist Pyotr Shirshov, astronomer...

The Deep River Boys 0

The Deep River Boys In Session – 1939 Past Daily Nights At The Round Table

The Deep River Boys – In Session for Lang-Worth Transcription Service -circa 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Something different to end the weekend; a series of radio recordings made by The Deep River Boys for the Lang-Worth Transcription Company, circa 1939. The Deep River Boys left a legacy...

Kent Kennan 0

Music Of Kent Kennan – Howard Hanson And The Eastman-Rochester Symphony – 1938 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Kent Kennan – Night Soliloquy – Howard Hanson and The Eastman-Rochester Symphony – RCA Victor Set – M-608 Music of Kent Kennan this weekend. As promised, a continuation of music from the RCA Victor set American Music For Orchestra (M-608) from 1938. This piece begins the set and is on...

George W. Chadwick 0

Music Of George W. Chadwick – Howard Hanson And The Eastman-Rochester Symphony – 1939 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

George W. Chadwick – Jubilee – Howard Hanson, Eastman-Rochester Symphony – From Victor Set M-608 – 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – George W. Chadwick this weekend. Continuing with more selections from the landmark American Music For Orchestra set of 78 rpm discs (M-608) for RCA-Victor, featuring The Eastman-Rochester...

John Knowles Paine 0

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...

Grace Moore 0

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...