France

German Troops on the Offensive 0

October 16, 1939 – Day Of Offensives – War In The Making – A Massing Of Troops

October 16, 1939 – CBS Today In Europe – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 16, 1939 – The day German offensives were taking place on all fronts – the first German air attack on the British Isles took place over the Firth of Forth in Scotland where British warships...

Mundell Lowe Quartet - live in Paris 1988 0

Mundell Lowe Quartet – Live In Paris – 1988 – Past Daily Downbeat.

Mundell Lowe Quartet – live at Le Bilboquet, Paris – May 4, 1988 – Radio France Musique “Jazz Club” – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Mundell Lowe this weekend. With a quartet featuring Olivier Hutman on piano, Luigi Trusardi on bass and Philippe Combelle on drums. It was recorded at...

Thelonious Monk - live in Amiens - 1966 0

Thelonious Monk Quartet – Live in Amiens, France – 1966 – Past Daily Downbeat.

Thelonious Monk Quartet – live in Amiens, France – 1966 – ORTF – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – I realize I ran another Monk concert from his 1966 tour in July of this year. But times call for much needed comfort and Thelonious Monk is comfort food – and man,...

Christian Tetzlaff in concert 2011 0

Christian Tetzlaff With Marc Albrecht And The Strasbourg Philharmonic Play Music Of Bertrand, Debussy And Beethoven – 2011 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert.

Christian Tetlaff, violin – Strasbourg Philharmonic – Concert of February 11, 2011 – Radio France Musique – Back to France this week for a concert by the Strasbourg Philharmonic, conducted by Marc Albrecht and featuring German Violinist Christian Tetzlaff in music of Christophe Bertrand, Claude Debussy and Ludwig van Beethoven....

Arcadi Volodos - In concert - Berlin 2010

Arcadi Volodos With Neeme Järvi And The Berlin Philharmonic Play Music Of Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky And Taneyev – 2010 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert.

Berlin Philharmonic – Neeme Järvi, cond. – Arcadi Volodos, Piano – Recorded December 15, 2010 – Radio France Musique- Over to Berlin (by way of Paris) this week for a concert featuring the Berlin Philharmonic, led by Neeve Järvi with Russian wunderkind Arcadi Volodos as piano solo. Starting the concert...

Idles in concert - Le Cabaret Vert - 2018 (photo: Noise Floor Photography)

IDLES In Concert- 2018 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Idles – in concert a La Cabaret Vert – Charleville-Mézières, France – August 25, 2018 – RFI – Idles in concert at La Cabaret Vert 2018 and recorded on August 25th. I first became familiar with Idles via Chris Hawkins’ BBC 6 Music show and hearing Well Done for the...

Somewhere in England - September 1940

September 8-9, 1940 – Europe Engulfed – The Air War Over Britain – The Air War Over Germany – Raids Over Malta

September 8-9, 1940 – News reports from the BBC Home Service, Shortwave relay to America – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 8-9, 1940 – News for this set of days had much to do with the Air War over Britain and events unfolding throughout Central and Eastern Europe as...

Catherine Ringer - aka Les Rita Mitsouko

Les Rita Mitsouko – Live In Munich – 1994 – Past Daily Soundbooth – Rock Without Borders

Les Rita Mitsouko – live at Alabamahalle, Munich – February 7, 1994 – Bavarian Radio – French Synthpop legends Les Rita Mitsouko in concert at Alabamahalle in Munich on February 7, 1994 and preserved for posterity by Bavarian Radio. Les Rita Mitsouko was a French pop rock group formed by...

Thelonious Monk - live in Paris - 1966

Thelonious Monk Quartet – Live In Paris – 1966 – Past Daily Downbeat

Thelonious Monk Quartet – Live At Maison de l’ORTF, Paris – March 20, 1966 – Radio France – The legendary Thelonious Monk and his quartet, featuring Charlie Rouse on tenor sax, Larry Gales on bass and Ben Riley on drums, recorded live at ORTF Paris’ Maison de l’ORTF on March...

Communist Party Convention in France as view from Moscow

July 7, 1947 – Moscow Looks At France’s Big Turn To The Right – Wage Demands And Strikes – Postwar Uneasiness.

July 7, 1947. One of the side aspects to the Cold War; the propaganda war and the regular newscasts portraying life in the Soviet world, as opposed to life everywhere else. On this particular newscast, the emphasis is on the then-current state of affairs in France and the “big turn...