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Esa-Pekka Salonen With Anu And Piia Komsi And Leila Josefowicz – In Concert 2011 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Become a Patron! Esa-Pekka Salonen leads Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France – with Anu and Piia Komsi, sopranos and Leila Josefowicz, violin – February 6, 2011 – In concert from Paris. Long considered one of the bright bright lights in 21st Century Classical Music, Esa-Pekka Salonen has been that shot...

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FDR – Statue Of Liberty – October 28, 1936 – Past Daily Reference Room

Become a Patron! On October 28, 1936, President Roosevelt celebrated the 50th anniversary of the dedication of The Statue of Liberty. So, 127 years ago the Statue of Liberty was unveiled. It has come to symbolize a lot of things, and come to symbolize much that’s been forgotten and ignored....

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October 15, 1979 – Hua As Tourist – Jesse Jackson As Enemy – Carter As Non-Candidate Candidate

Become a Patron! October 15, 1979 – Historic news – Chinese Premier Hua Guofeng landed in Paris for his first of several stops on a three-week European tour. It was the first time a Chinese Communist leader visited Europe, and the purpose was to strengthen relations with nations that saw...

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September 27, 1938 – “Because Of A Quarrel In A Faraway Country, Between People Of Whom We Know Nothing” – Neville Chamberlain

Patrons get perks – join up and find out: Become a Patron! News for this September 27th in 1938 was grim. The crisis in Munich was rapidly coming to a boil and it seemed at the time inevitable that war would break out. British Prime Minister Chamberlain, exhausted from the...

Christian Garros - Four By . . .1957 0

Four By Christian Garros – Jazz From Paris – 1957 – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table

Christian Garros et son Orchestre – Jazz-Danse Nr. 1 – French Columbia Records – EP ESDF – 1218 – EMI/Columbia – France – Subscribers get the proverbial backstage pass: Become a Patron! Pulling records off the shelf tonight, running into sounds of French Big Band from the 1950s. Lest you...

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Mazzy Star – In Session 1993 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Mazzy Star – in Session for Bernard Lenoir – The Black Sessions – October 26, 1993 – RFI – Subscribers get an exclusive: Become a Patron! Mazzy Star tonight. Recorded in Paris for Bernard Lenoir and his legendary Black Sessions for Radio France International on October 26, 1993. One of...

David Fray - In Concert with the French National Orchestra 0

David Fray With Daniele Gatti And Orchestre National De France In Music Of Wagner, Schoenberg And Debussy – 2010 -Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

David Fray With Daniele Gatti and Orchestre National de France – Concert of May 21, 2010 – Radio France Musique – Become a Patron! Music of Wagner, Schoenberg and Debussy this week, featuring pianistic dynamo David Fray in a performance of the Schoenberg Piano Concerto. Daniele Gatti leads the orchestra...

Preparing for War - August 1939 0

August 29, 1939 – With The Whole World Watching – On The Eve Of World War 2

August 29, 1939 – Watching the skies and with last minute and last ditch efforts to avoid war, tensions between the Axis powers and the Allies grew more strained by the hour. British Envoy Sir Neville Henderson, stretching shuttle diplomacy to new vistas, was arriving in Berlin to receive a...

Hilary Hahn In Concert From Paris - 2011 0

Hilary Hahn With Mikko Franck And The Philharmonic Of Radio France Play Music Of Meyer And Prokofiev – 2011 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Hilhary Hahn, violin – Philharmonic of Radio France, Mikko Franck, cond. Live from Salle Pleyel, Paris – September 16, 2011 – Radio France Musique – Become a Patron! Three time Grammy winner Hilary Hahn this week, with the Philharmonic of Radio France, conducted by Mikko Franck in music by Edgar...

Babylon Circus - Live at Lowlands 2012 0

Babylon Circus – Live At Lowlands Festival 2012 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Rock Without Borders

Babylon Circus Live at Lowlands Festival 2012 – Recorded by VPRO, Netherlands – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Become a Patron! Babylon Circus to kick off the week. A band that, even though their bio calls them ska and reggae, miss the major mashup of a whole pile of genres,...