1940’s

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Herbert Hoover – Address To Haverford College – June 7, 1941 – Past Daily Reference Room

Herbert Hoover – Address to Haverford College Commencement – June 7, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Former President Herbert Hoover, who lost to Franklin D. Roosevelt in the 1932 election didn’t retire from the public eye after the election. He became the Elder Statesman and spokesman for the...

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Manuel Rosenthal With The ORTF Philharmonic Play Music Of Ravel – 1963 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Ravel: Menuet Antique – ORTF Philharmonic – Manuel Rosenthal,Conductor – ORTF Broadcast Studio session – 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Two familiar names tonight – one; one of the most celebrated composers of the 20th century and the other, one of the most admired conductors on the French...

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Connee Boswell – Booglie Wooglie Piggy – 1942 – Nights At The Round Table: Music Of World War 2

Connee Boswell – Booglie-Wooglie Piggy – unknown band – NBC Transcription – 1942 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Diving into the antiquities this weekend. Pulling up an unreleased aircheck recording of a song not recorded commercially by Connee Boswell. Initially performing as The Boswell Sisters, Connee and her siblings...

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Carroll Glenn And Eugene List Play Music Of Leonard Bernstein 1946 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Carroll Glenn/Eugene List – Bernstein: Sonata for Violin and Piano – State Department Transcription Service – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Carroll Glenn and Eugene List, two names synonymous with discovering seldom played music and recognizing up-and-coming talent. The husband and wife team were both formidable talents on their own....

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Dimitri Mitropoulos And The N.Y. Philharmonic Play Music Of Prokofiev – 1943 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Dimitri Mitropoulos Piano/Conductor – The New York Philharmonic – Jan. 8, 1943 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Something historic this week. A performance by the celebrated New York Philharmonic, guest conducted by Dimitri Mitropoulos as well piano soloist in the Piano Concerto Number 3 by Sergei Prokofiev. Taken from...