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Rodion Shchedrin - Contrasts For Piano And Orchestra- 1968 Holland Festival 0

Holland Festival – 1968 – Music of Baird And Shchedrin – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

1968 Holland Festival – Rotterdam Philharmonic -Amsterdam Concertgebouw – Radio Nederland – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – It helps, it really does: Become a Patron! Music from the 1968 Holland Festival this weekend. Two mid-twentieth century works. Starting with Sinfonia Brevis by Tadeusz Baird and concluding with Contrasts for piano...

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Little Richard In Concert – 1965 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend – Tribute Edition – (Little Richard – 1932-2020)

Little Richard (and The Upsetters) in concert – circa 1965 – Bellaphon Records, Germany – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – This has been a terrible day for Music – beyond it being a terrible year, with an obscene amount of loss to deal with – having icons leave is almost...

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Blur – Live At Glastonbury 1994 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Blur – In Concert At Glastonbury – June 26, 1994 – BBC Radio 1 – Become a Patron! Blur at Glastonbury 1994 to kick off the weekend. A landmark concert from a watershed year for the festival. Considered one of their best concert appearances, Blur were riding the crest of...

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Kraftwerk – In Concert From Croydon – 1975 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Tribute Edition (Florian Schneider-1947-2020)

Kraftwerk – live from Croydon – September 21, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Kraftwerk tonight, in tribute to the passing of founder and guiding light Florian Schneider who left us earlier this week at age 75 from a short battle with cancer. Kraftwerk were, admittedly, something of an...

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Tangerine Dream – In Concert At Royal Albert Hall – 1975 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Tangerine Dream – Live at Royal Albert Hall – 1975 – Introduced by John Peel – BBC Radio 1 – We’re here because you’re here: Become a Patron! Tangerine Dream in concert tonight. One of the pioneering bands of the German prog-Rock/Electonica genre – they were, along with Can and...

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May 5, 1945 – VE Only Days Away – Mass Surrenders – Mass Discoveries – Reports From The Front.

History you can use – support we can use: Become a Patron! May 5, 1945 – with the final collapse and capitulation of Germany only days away, and a much anticipated VE Day, reports of mass surrenders and pockets of fighting continued. Reports Supreme Allied Headquarters of a steady demoralization...

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Tony Allen – Live At Jazz A La Villette – 2017 – Past Daily Weekend Soundbooth: Tribute Edition (Tony Allen-1940-2020)

Tony Allen – live at Grande Halle de la Villette, Paris – September 9, 2017 – Radio France Musique – A little support goes a really long way: Become a Patron! More sad news this week – word from Paris last Thursday that legendary drummer Tony Allen had passed away....