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Mstislav Rostropovich With Gennadi Rozhdestvensky And The Leningrad Symphony – 14th Edinburgh Festival 1960 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

14th Edinburgh Festival – Leningrad Symphony – September 16, 1960 – BBC Transcription Service – A rare concert this week. And since we’re sliding into Festival season, a historic recording from a legendary festival. The Leningrad Symphony, conducted by Gennadi Rozhdestvensky and featuring the iconic cellist Mstislav Rostropovich. Beginning with...

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Eugene Ormandy Leads The Boston Symphony In Music Of Barber, Strauss And Brahms – 1983 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Eugene Ormandy, guest Conducts The Boston Symphony – February 26, 1983 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Another historic Boston Symphony concert this week. This time it’s the legendary Eugene Ormandy guest conducting the orchestra in music of Samuel Barber, Richard Strauss and Johannes Brahms. Almost no other conductor in the...

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Clifford Curzon With Leopold Hager And The Bavarian Radio Symphony Play Music Of Mozart – 1979 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Clifford Curzon, Piano – Bavarian Radio Symphony – Leopold Hager, cond. 1979 Mozart Festival – DW – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Back to historic concerts. This week it’s a performance from the 1979 Wurzburg Mozart Festival in 1979, featuring the Bavarian Radio Symphony, conducted by Leopold Hager with the...

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Maria João Pires With Herbert Blomstedt And The NHK Symphony Play Music Of Beethoven – 2018 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Maria João Pires, Piano – NHK Symphony – Herbert Blomstedt, guest Conductor – April 20, 2018 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With the announcement by pianist Maria João Peres last year of her retirement from the stage in 2018, this concert, recorded live only a few days ago by...

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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...

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February 13, 2002 – Controversies On Ice – Waylon Jennings: Passing Of A Country Legend – Trial Of

February 13, 2002 – CBS World News Roundup, Late Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 13, 2002 – Lots of news this day. Starting with the International Skating Union calling a conference in Salt Lake City to announce what it called an “internal assessment” of allegedly tainted judging...

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January 23, 1989 – Tajikistan – Salvador Dali And A Cleaner, More Ethical Presidency.

January 23, 1989 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 23, 1989 – An earthquake in Tajikistan, settling down to business in Washington, and an icon of the Art World and Popular Culture died. All in a day. The news from the Soviet republic of...