1940’s

The Montreal String Quartet Play The Music Of Barbara Pentland – 1955 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone 0

The Montreal String Quartet Play The Music Of Barbara Pentland – 1955 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Barbara Pentland – String Quartet Nr. 1 – Montreal String Quartet – CBC Radio Performance – 1955. CBC Transcription service. Although she is virtually unknown in the U.S. and less well-known in her native Canada since...

Hell Night – April 17, 1941 0

Hell Night – April 17, 1941

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC News Of The World – April 17, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Touted as a “reprisal attack” by Germany for Britain’s raid on Berlin and Potsdam a few days earlier, the Luftwaffe staged a ten-hour...

45 Miles From Berlin – April 16, 1945 0

45 Miles From Berlin – April 16, 1945

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC News Of The World – April 16, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On this day, 70 years ago, America was still coming to grips with the loss of President Roosevelt. But there was still...

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April 14, 1945 – Funeral For A President – The Death Of FDR

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – FDR Funeral (recap) – April 14, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection This day 70 years ago, the country was in mourning as it paid its last respects to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who had died two...

A Remembrance And A Dedication – Hyde Park Dedication – April 12, 1946 0

A Remembrance And A Dedication – Hyde Park Dedication – April 12, 1946

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Dedication of FDR Home At Hyde Park – April 12, 1946 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. April 12th 1946 marked one year since the sudden passing of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Since then a war was...

A Million Stories From The Front – Seldom The Same Story Twice – April 13, 1941 0

A Million Stories From The Front – Seldom The Same Story Twice – April 13, 1941

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – News for April 13, 1941 – NBC Blue Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Another day inching closer to a World at War. This April 13th in 1941 was filled with stories of the situation in...

An Interview With Fritz Kreisler – 1955 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry 1

An Interview With Fritz Kreisler – 1955 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Fritz Kreisler – 80th birthday celebration – Feb. 2, 1955 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection February 2nd of this year would have marked the 140th birthday of Fritz Kreisler, probably one of the most famous and...

A Word Or Two With Jacques Lipchitz – 1963 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry 0

A Word Or Two With Jacques Lipchitz – 1963 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

    . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Sum and Substance – Interview with Jacques Lipchitz – March 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. An interview this week with legendary sculptor/painter Jacques Lipchitz. At the vanguard of the Cubist movement in the early...