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1940’s

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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...

Lights Back on In London 0

April 2, 1949 – When The Lights Went Back On In London – Past Daily Reference Room

BBC World Service – London Letter – March 23, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 2, 1949 was a significant day if you were a Londoner. Difficult to imagine, but London had been under black-out/dim-out conditions since September 1939 – almost ten years, almost five since the war...

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Music Of Hamilton Harty – Jean Martinon Conducts The Radio Eireann Symphony – 1948 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Hamilton Harty – With The Wild Geese – Jean Martinon conducts The Radio Eireann Symphony – 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Music of Sir Hamilton Harty for this St. Patrick’s Day. The multi-talented Irish Composer/Conductor/Accompanist is probably better known for his milestone 1930s recordings of works by Berlioz...

The Charioteers - Standard Radio Transcripitons 0

The Charioteers In Session – 1945 – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table

The Charioteers – Standard Transcription sessions – 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Charioteers this weekend. A few weeks ago I ran a session from The Deep River Boys, recorded for another transcription company at roughly the same time. The Charioteers had much more exposure and a string...

Communism in Europe 0

March 13, 1948 – Europe’s Communism Dilemma – The Senate Goes Back To Work On European Aid – Elections In Argentina

March 13, 1948 – NBC News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 13, 1948 – While the Senate was getting back to work on a European Aid package, signs that Communist influence was spreading throughout Europe was becoming more and more apparent and was even making...

American Aid - feeding Greece 0

Cold War And Dollar Diplomacy – 1947 – U.S. Aid To Greece And Turkey – Past Daily Reference Room

NBC Radio Special Program – U.S. Congressional Hearings on Aid to Greece And Turkey – March 28, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As post-World War 2 went into the era of the Cold War, a new phrase entered our vocabulary; Dollar Diplomacy. On March 12, 1947, President Truman...

Western Landscape -- Maynard Dixon 1927 1

Call Of The Range – Cliffie Stone And The Plainsmen – 1946 – Past Daily Gallimaufry

Call Of The Range – Cliffie Stone With The Plainsmen – CBS Radio/KNX Los Angeles – October 21, 1946- Gordon Skene Sound Collection – This is something you absolutely don’t hear anymore. Not unless you already know about, grew up with, have been a fan of or have a propensity...