1940’s

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April 21-22, 1940 – “Germany Calling” – “Rome Calling” – “Paris Calling” – The Day Through Different Eyes.

April 22, 1940 – Radio Berlin – Radio Paris – EIAR, Rome – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 22, 1940 – News from Germany this day, via Radio Berlin told of the situation unfolding in Norway and how it was now down to a battle between ships and airplanes....

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FDR- Pan-American Day Address – April 15,1940 – Past Daily Reference Room

FDR – Address on Pan-American Day – April 15, 1940 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – On April 15, 1940, President Roosevelt addressed the leaders of the Pan American Union on its 50th anniversary gathering. Saying that the 21 American Republics must be prepared to ‘meet forces with forces’ he...

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Germaine Smadja And Henry Swoboda Play Music Of Norman Dello Joio – 1950 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Norman Dello Joio – Ricercari For Piano And Orchestra – Germaine Smadja, piano – Henry Swoboda and The “Concert Hall Symphony” – Concert Hall Society Release D-6 – 1950. Continuing our break from broadcasts and staying with small American labels featuring noteworthy American composers, once again Concert Hall Society and...

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Lionel Hampton And Dinah Washington On The Air – 1944 – Past Daily Downbeat

Jubilee – Lionel Hampton and Dinah Washington – October 16, 1944 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – If it wasn’t for the Armed Forces Radio Service, started during World War 2, a vast treasure trove of our cultural heritage would be lost forever. Because the service was aimed at troops...

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Sten Frykberg With The Swedish Radio Symphony Play Music Of Wilhelm Peterson-Berger – 1948 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Wilhelm Peterson-Berger: Soros Flowers (arr. Orch.) – Swedish Radio Symphony – Sten Frykberg, cond. – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Over to Sweden this week for some radio performances of less-known works from Sweden with the Swedish Radio Symphony conducted by Sten Frykberg in this 1948 radio broadcast via Sveriges...

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Howard Hanson With Jacques Gordon And The Eastman-Rochester Symphony – Festival Of American Music – 1946 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Howard Hanson and The Eastman-Rochester Symphony w/Jacques Gordon, Violin – Festival Of American Music – 1946 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Howard Hanson leads the Eastman-Rochester Symphony with Jacques Gordon as violin soloist in the broadcast portion of the final concert from the 1946 Festival Of American Music. Beginning...