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Izia Live In Bordeaux – 2018 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend – Rock Without Borders

Izia In Concert From Bordeaux – May 28, 2018 – RTL2, Belgium – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Keeping with our “Rock Without Borders” theme this weekend – another artist who gives further evidence the French Rock scene is alive and well and kicking ass. Izia (Higelin), daughter of the...

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André Navarra And Henriette Roget Play Music Of Jean-Baptiste Bréval – 1953 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Jean-Baptiste Bréval – Sonata In G Major – André Navarra, Cello – Henriette Roget, Piano – ORTF Studios – Paris, circa 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Historic musicians in less-than-familiar Baroque music this weekend. Taking the occasional break from 20th Century composers, or the neglected ones of the...

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Florian Hollard Ensemble Play Music Of Florent Schmitt – 1967 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Florent Schmitt – Lied et Scherzo – Florian Hollard Ensemble – 1967 – Paris Studios – ORTF recording – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The music of Florent Schmitt this weekend. Described as “one of the most fascinating of France’s lesser-known classical composers”, Schmitt has witnessed a revival of his...

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Pierre-Michel Leconte And The ORTF Orchestra Play Music Of Pierre Sancan – 1961 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Pierre Sancan – Symphony No. 2 For Strings – ORTF Symphony – Pierre-Michel LeConte – Circa 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Pierre Sancan: A name virtually unknown outside his native France, but a major figure in mid-twentieth century music in France who, along with Henri Dutilleux and Olivier...

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Pierre Dervaux And The French National Orchestra Play Music Of Roussel – 1958 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Roussel – Symphony Number 3 – French National Orchestra – Pierre Dervaux, Cond. French Radio Broadcast 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Covering some familiar territory this week. Usually, it’s a case of underrated and overlooked composers or composers whose work has fallen into neglect in recent years. Not...