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Leif Ove Andsnes - In Recital 2011

Leif Ove Andsnes In Recital – Music Of Brahms, Schoenberg And Beethoven – 2011 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Leif Ove Andsnes In Recital – Recorded at Accademia Nazionale de Santa Cecilia – 2011 – RAI Radio – Become a Patron! Lef Ove Andsnes in recital this week in a program of music by Brahms, Schoenberg and Beethoven. Starting with Brahms’ 4 Ballads op. 10 – and after intermission...

March 19, 1948 – A Cold War Tinderbox – Roman Spring – The Marshall Plan

If we’re helping keep your mind off things, maybe chipping in a buck of five would be a good idea, no?: Become a Patron! Characterized as a tinderbox by the State Department, Turkey, Italy, Greece and the Balkan region were hot in the grips of rioting on this March 19th...

Berlin Calling

April 21-22, 1940 – “Germany Calling” – “Rome Calling” – “Paris Calling” – The Day Through Different Eyes.

April 22, 1940 – Radio Berlin – Radio Paris – EIAR, Rome – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 22, 1940 – News from Germany this day, via Radio Berlin told of the situation unfolding in Norway and how it was now down to a battle between ships and airplanes....

Archie Shepp in concert - Venice, Italy - 1980

Archie Shepp – Quintet And RAI Big Band – Live In Italy 1980 – Past Daily Downbeat

Archie Shepp – Quintet With The RAI Big Band – Live In Venice, Italy – March 3, 1980 – RAI Radio – Archie Shepp this weekend. In Concert from Venice, Italy on March 3, 1980 featuring his Quintet (Archie Shepp, tenor and soprano saxophones, voice, and PIANO on Round Midnight,...

Danig Pro-Nazi demonstrations

August 2-6, 1939 – “Danzig Was Always A German City” – Days Of Provocations And Provocateurs

August 2-6, 1939 – News/commentary from Radio Berlin – BBC, London – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 2-6, 1939 – days when tensions between Germany and Poland were heating up over the city of Danzig (now Gdasnk). The issue was one where Germany claimed Danzig was theirs and Poland...

Duke Ellington - Live at San Remo 1964

Duke Ellington Octet – Live At San Remo Festival 1964 – Past Daily Downbeat

Duke Ellington Octet – Live At San Remo Jazz Festival – March 22, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Duke Ellington this weekend. Live at The San Remo Jazz Festival in 1964. With his Octet, featuring Rolf Ericson, trumpet – Lawrence Brown, trombone – Johnny Hodges, alto sax –...

Mal Waldron - Jackie McLean

Mal Waldron – Jackie McLean – Live In Verona – 2001 – Past Daily Downbeat

Mal Waldron – Jackie McLean duet – Recorded at Piazzo Dante, Verona Italy – June 25, 2001 – RAI-Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Two legends of Free Jazz this weekend; pianist Mal Waldron and alto-player Jackie McLean in one of their many collaborations, recorded live at Piazzo Dante...

Gerry Mulligan Quartet

Gerry Mulligan Quartet – Live In Rome – 1959 – Past Daily Downbeat

Gerry Mulligan Quartet – live in Rome – recorded June 19, 1959 – RAI – Rome – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Gerry Mulligan Quartet this weekend, recorded live at the Teatro Adriano in Rome by the venerable Italian Radio/TV network RAI on june 19, 1959. This is the classic...

South Africa reaction to Benjamin Moloise execution

October 19, 1985 – Achille Lauro Aftermath – Benjamin Moloise Aftermath

October 19, 1985 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 19, 1985 – A day of reactions and protest. Anti-American sentiment was running high in Rome as an emissary of the White House arrived for discussions over the Italian stance on the Achille Lauro hijacking...