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British PM Chamberlain 1938

Summits And Promises – Crisis In Munich – September 27-30, 1938 – Past Daily Reference Room

September 27-30,1938 – BBC Home Service – NBC Radio Blue Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The recent world developments have brought a plethora of speculation and comparisons. One that stands out is a series of events which took place in 1938, some 80 years ago, between then-Czechoslovakia, France,...

Shostakovich - Rostropovich - Rozhdestvensky

Mstislav Rostropovich With Gennadi Rozhdestvensky And The Leningrad Symphony – 14th Edinburgh Festival 1960 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

14th Edinburgh Festival – Leningrad Symphony – September 16, 1960 – BBC Transcription Service – A rare concert this week. And since we’re sliding into Festival season, a historic recording from a legendary festival. The Leningrad Symphony, conducted by Gennadi Rozhdestvensky and featuring the iconic cellist Mstislav Rostropovich. Beginning with...

Jerusalem wedding Hall

May 25, 2001 – A Building Collapse In Jerusalem; For Once, No Terrorism- Bob Dylan At 60

May 25, 2001 – BBC World Service News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 25, 2001 – The collapse of a wedding hall during festivities in Jerusalem brought the instant assumption of a terrorist bombing. But after a few minutes, it was determined the Versailles Wedding Hall, hosting a...

Malaria!

Malaria! In Session – 1981 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Malaria! In session for John Peel – July 25, 1981 – BBC Radio 1 A breath of agitated air from Wester Berlin comes via Malaria! tonight. Malaria! was an experimental electronic band from West Berlin formed in 1981 by Gudrun Gut and Bettina Köster following the dissolution of Mania D with...