Tagged: 1956

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Nicole Henriot With Bernard Haitink And The Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Play Music Of Gluck, Cherubini, Ravel And Debussy – 1956 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Part 1: Part 2: Nicole-Henriot (Schweitzer) with the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic, conducted by Bernard Haitink in music by Gluck, Cherubini, Ravel and Debussy, recorded by AVRO on July 10, 1956. Nicole Henriot (or Nicole Henriot-Schweitzer, her married name), was a brilliant French pianist who began her career at the age...

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Christmas Ponder Past – 1956 – Past Daily Holiday Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Conversation: Christmas 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Christmas Eve 1956. Certainly a different time – different sets of values, different communication skills, different world all together. But then, as now, the times were nervous and uncertain. The...

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Clifford Brown – Max Roach – Live At Basin Street – 1956 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Clifford Brown/Max Roach and Erroll Garner Trio – Live At Basin Street – CBS Radio – May 6, 1956 -Gordon Skene Sound Collection A repost from a few years ago. A significant and historic club date by a Jazz legend, gone...

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Living On The Edge In 1956 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: The Great Challenge – Individual Relationships In A Mass Society -April 22, 1956 By 1956 it would be pretty safe to say America was headed well into nervous breakdown territory. Everything was on the rise – divorce, alcohol abuse, prescription medications, fear,...

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Nassar’s Egypt – January 1957 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: CBS Radio – Update- Nasser’s Egypt – Jan. 1957 1956 and 1957 were pivotal years for the emergence of Egypt as a power to be reckoned with in the Middle East. Since the rise of Gamal Abdul Nassar in 1952, Egypt came...

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Looking At The Rose Through World Colored Glasses – January 18, 1956

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Keys To The Capitol – Jan. 18, 1956 For the week ending this day in 1956, all attention seemed to be on an interview, conducted by Life Magazine, with Secretary of State John Foster Dulles. The gist of the interview was Dulles’...

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Uprising In Hungary – November 1956 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Soviet Invasion of Hungary – Nov. 4, 1956 Almost overshadowed by the Presidential election, the situation in Hungary quickly spiraled out of control by November 4th 1956. News reports were coming in thick and fast regarding Russian tanks heading for Budapest with...

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Orchestre de la Suisse Romande With Ferenc Fricsay And Aldo Ciccolini – Historic 1956 Concert – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert.

A special concert this week from the archives of Radio Suisse Romande (RSR Espace 2). Recorded on February 8, 1956 and featuring legendary conductor Ferenc Fricsay leading Orchestre de la Suisse Romande in music of Bartok, Liszt and Brahms. Famed Pianist Aldo Ciccolini is featured in the Liszt Piano Concerto...

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Louis Prima – 1956 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Louis Prima – Buona Sera – 1956 In the 1980’s, legendary Las Vegas madman and trumpeter extraordinaire Louis Prima was immortalized to a whole new generation of fans via David Lee Roth‘s version of Prima’s classic Just A Gigolo/I Ain’t Got Nobody....