1940’s

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Maurice Miles And The New London String Ensemble Play Music Of John Humphries – 1945 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Maurice Miles – New London String Ensemble: John Humphries, Concerto – Recorded February 16, 1945 – BBC Transcription Service – Become a Patron! Maurice Miles leading the New London String Ensemble in a performance of John Humphries’ Concerto, recorded at the BBC on February 16, 1945 and issued as part...

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Jimmie Lunceford, Joe Liggins, Effie Smith – Jubilee -1945 – Past Daily Downbeat

Jubilee – Armed Forces Radio Service – June 11, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Here is a prime example of just how diverse and all-inclusive Jazz was (and still is). Jubilee was one of the most popular programs aired to service personnel during and just after World War...

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Music Of Frederick Jacobi – Irene Jacobi And The Belgian National Orchestra, Franz André – 1953 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Frederick Jacobi – Concertino For Piano And Orchestra – Irene Jacobi, Piano – Belgian Radio Orchestra, Franz André – SPA Records #7 – circa 1953 – Frederick Jacobi tonight. Most likely the premier recording of his Concertino for Piano And Orchestra composed in 1946, premiered shortly after – and this...

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July 31, 1947 – A UN With Its Plate Full – Situation In Greece – Situation In Jerusalem – Situation in Jakarta.

Become a Patron! July 31, 1947 – While New York City baked in the sticky heat, the scene at the UN meeting in Lake Success was overheating with strife, overthrow and discontent. The United Nations, whose temporary headquarters was at Lake Success, was dealing with a wide range of potentially...

Insurance Ad - 1939 0

America’s Little Insurance Problem – 1940 – The Fleece Factor And Morris H. Siegel. Past Daily Reference Room

Become a Patron! Insurance – an integral and inescapable part of our national fabric; the thing that hounds us, protects us and promises us. The thing most abused, exploited and feared. Because we are a society pretty much based on fear, the notion of being “left unprotected” is something we’ve...

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A West Coast Stravinsky Premier – 1948 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Igor Stravinsky – The Soldiers Tale (L’histoire du Soldat) – Ojai Festival Ensemble – 1948 – KNX – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Igor Stravinsky’s L’histoire du Soldat had its premier in September of 1918, conducted by Ernest Ansermet. Since that time, its had a series of premiers throughout the...