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June 17, 1940 – Marshall Pétain: “The French Army Has Stopped Fighting”.

Pennies, nickels, dimes – it all adds up: Become a Patron! June 17, 1940 – The day the war came to an end for France. In an emotional address to the world, Marshall Pétain announced that France had ceased fighting and that a negotiate surrender was anticipated over the coming...

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June 16, 1945 – Europe After V-E Day – Life Returns To London – Eyes On The Pacific.

Become a Patron! June 16, 1945 – The view from Europe – how the ravages of war were slowly fading from cities and towns and how the slow readjustment to peacetime was starting to take place, after over five years of bombings and invasions which left a continent in mostly...

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Paul Paray Leads L’Orchestre Philharmonique De Radio France In An Imaginary Concert – 1964-1971- Episode 5 (Final) – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Paul Paray – Retrospective with l’Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France – Last Episode (#5) – Radio France Musique 2014 – The fifth and last episode of this wonderful series of live performances featuring the legendary Paul Paray leading l’Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France – this time in an imaginary concert...

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Paul Paray Leads L’Orchestre Philharmonique De Radio France With Denise Monteil In Music of Paray, Lesur And Rosselini – 1959-1972- Episode 4 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Paul Paray and l’Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France – Retrospective -Part 4 – Radio France Musique – The fourth installment of the excellent series on the tenure of the legendary Paul Paray with l’Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France – this time as interpreter of 20th century works, his own included....

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Paul Paray Leads L’Orchestre Philharmonique De Radio France With Aline Van Barentzen, Elisabeth Söderström, Yvonne Lefébure and Jean-Jacques Kantorow – 1960-1971- Episode 3 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concer

Paul Paray and L’Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France – Retrospective Part 3 – Radio France Musique – Continuing with Paul Paray this week – part three of the excellent series produced by Radio France Musique in 2014 featuring performances with Paray leading the ORTF Orchestra, this time in a support...

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Paul Paray Leads L’Orchestre Philharmonique De Radio France – 1960-1973- Episode 2 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Paul Paray – L’Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France – 1960-1973 – Episode 2 – France Musique – The second installment of the wonderful five-part series on the legendary Paul Paray and his relationship with the ORTF Orchestra (L’Orchestra Philharmonique de Radio France as it’s called now), during the years 1960-1973....

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The Busque-Bouquet-Lemaire Trio Play Music Of Lalo – 1954 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Lalo – Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello – Hélèle Busque, piano – Paule Bouquet, violin – Jules Lemaire, cello – Paris Radio session – circa 1954 – ORTF – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Music of Edouard Lalo this weekend. His trio for Piano, Violin and Cello featuring Hélène...

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Paul Paray Leads L’Orchestre Philharmonique De Radio France – 1964-1972 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Paul Paray with L’Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France – Retrospective Program #1 – 2014 – Radio France Musique- Paul Paray in concert with the Radio France Philharmonic in the first of a series of programs produced by France Musique in 2014 featuring the legendary conductor leading the orchestra during his...

Denis Mtsuev - in recital from Paris - 2012

Denis Matsuev – In Recital From Paris – 2012 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Denis Matsuev – in recital from Paris – Recorded May 15, 2012 – Radio France Musique – Become a Patron! Russian pianist Denis Matsuev in recital this week. Recorded live at Théåtre des Champs Elysées in Pari on April 12, 2012 by the venerable Radio France Musique. Here’s what’s on...

Christophe - (1945-2020)

Christophe – In Concert From Rome – 2014 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Tribute Edition (RIP: Christophe – 1945-2020)

Christophe – In Concert from Villa Aperta, Rome – 2014 – Radio France International – Become a Patron! Another sad and painful blow to the music world this week. News of the death yesterday (April 16th) of legendary French singer-songwriter, best known for his ballads “Aline” and “Les Mots Bleus,”...