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Günter Wand And The Hamburg Radio Symphony In Music Of Fortner, Webern And Schubert – 1985 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert.

Günter Wand and The Hamburg Radio Symphony – Music Of Fortner, Webern And Schubert – Recorded September 11, 1985 – Deutsche Welle Transcription Service, Köln. The legendary Günter Wand in concert this week. Leading the Hamburg Radio Symphony in music of Wolfgang Fortner, Anton Webern and Franz Schubert – recorded...

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December 16, 2001 – Jabberwocky In The Land Of The Unknown Knowns – The Known Knowns – The Unknown Unknowns.

BBC World Service News + From Our Own Correspondent – December 16, 2001 – BBC World Service Seems like another lifetime ago, but on this December 16th in 2001 we were just getting our feet wet in what was to become the mess, the gift that keeps on giving, the...

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December 15, 1950 – War In Korea – The Eerie Familiarity – An Ominous Glance At World War 3 –

December 15, 1950 – Edward R. Murrow – Hear It Now – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 15, 1950 – It was all about Korea, this December day in 1950. What was initially described as a “police action” was rapidly spiraling out of control and there...

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December 15, 1981 – The Official Press Says Poland Is Calm –

A world of unease, this December 15th in 1981. Starting with news of a purported calm descending over Poland in wake of the latest and growing set of strikes sweeping the country. The State News agency also took steps to cut off all communications between Warsaw and the rest of...

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The Tourists – In Concert – 1979 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Tourists for a Monday night – Live At The Paris Theatre, London – June 23, 1979 – BBC Radio 1. The Tourists had a reasonable following in the U.S., but nothing compared to the success when Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart left to form The Eurythmics. Guitarists Peet Coombes...

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Guy Fallot, Vlado Perlemuter And Lorand Fenyves Play Music Of Ravel – 1964 Jeunesses Musicales – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Something a bit different this week. A concert from Canadian Jeunesses Musicales held during the Summer of 1964, and featuring (as always) a veritable who’s who of world musicians. This concert, all-Ravel, features the noted French cellist Guy Fallot, French/Hungarian violinist Lorand Fenyves and the celebrated Lithuanian/French pianist Vlado Perlemuter....