French Radio

Jacques Higelin

Jacques Higelin – Live At Antibes 1980 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Tribute Edition (Jacques Higelin – Oct. 18, 1940 – April 6, 2018)

Jacques Higelin – in concert from Antibes – 1980 – Radio France International – In a year already overloaded with passings, news that the death earlier today of French legend – poet, singer-songwriter, actor, activist Jacques Higelin, offered one more bit of evidence that 2018 is going down as another...

Quincy Jones - Amazing keystone Big Band

The Amazing Keystone Big Band – Django Extended – Live At Salle Pleyel – 2018 – Past Daily Downbeat Extra

The Amazing Keystone Big Band – Live At Salle Pleyel, Paris – March 10, 2018 – France Musique – As an extra-added bonus, and as a sort of companion to the Coleman Hawkins Munich concert from 1950, The Amazing Keystone Big Band, live in concert just yesterday from Paris, recorded...

Claude Arrieu

Jeanne Gautier With Pierre Michel-LeConte And The French National Orchestra Play Music Of Claude Arrieu – 1952 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Claude Arrieu – Violin Concerto – Jeanne Gautier, Violin – French National Orchestra – Pierre-Michel LeConte – Paris Radio – 1952 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Back over to France this week for a radio broadcast performance of Claude Arrieu’s violin Concerto with Jeanne Gautier, violin and the French...

Monique Haas

Monique Haas Plays Music Of Ravel – 1952 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Monique Haas – Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin – Paris Radio session – 1952 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The legendary, though somewhat forgotten French pianist Monique Haas this weekend. Born in 1909, she studied at the Paris Conservatoire under Joseph Morpain and Lazare Lévy, taking a Premier Prix...

Arthur Honegger

Arthur Honegger – Christmas Cantata – 1954 – Past Daily Gramophone Weekend: Holiday Special

Arthur Honegger – Christmas Cantata – Soloists and The French National Orchestra, conducted by Jean Martinon – Just in time for Christmas. Again from the French Radio Transcription collection. Here is a 1955 radio broadcast performance of A Christmas Cantata by Arthur Honegger, featuring Baritone Pierre Mollet, Maurice Duruflè, Organ....