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BBC Symphony With Sir Malcolm Sargent And Andor Foldes Play Music Of Shostakovich, Beethoven And Bartok – 1958 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Part One: Part Two: Another historic concert this week. This one from 1958, featuring the BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Sir Malcolm Sargent and featuring the legendary Hungarian pianist Andor Foldes in a program of music by Dmitri Shostakovich, Beethoven and Bartok. Beginning with the first performance outside the Soviet...

The World Of December 1958 – Past Daily Reference Room

The World Of December 1958 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Eric Sevareid Commentaries – December 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Some idea of how far-flung and wide-ranging our world was in 1958 can be heard in a sampling of these two commentaries by the legendary Broadcast...

Bubbling Under – Boiling Over – North Africa – February 13, 1958

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Life And The World – Hot Spots in North Africa – February 13, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the movements for independence from European powers gained momentum in the 1950s, so did the violence. Few places...

Dag Hammerskjold Has A Few Words About The People’s Part In Peace – February 4, 1958

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Dag Hammerskjold – The People’s Part In Making Peace – February 4, 1958 Probably one of the more Herculean tasks in the world is being Secretary General of The United Nations. And probably at no other time was the job more...

The Everly Brothers – Live – 1958 – (RIP Phil Everly – 1939-2014) – Past Daily Pop Chronicles: Tribute Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – The Everly Brothers – Live on The Big Record – June 15, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Starting the year off with the passing of another icon from the early days of Rock n’ Roll. The sad news earlier today...

Years Of Crisis – 1958 – December 29, 1958

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – Years of Crisis 1958 w/Edward R. Murrow – Dec. 29, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Since we’re rapidly approaching the end of 2013, the somewhat pained looks back at the year start now. But rather than mull...

Christmas Sing With Bing – 1958 – A Bing Crosby Christmas – Past Daily Pop Chronicles: Holiday Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player  – CBS Radio – A Christmas Sing With Bing – December 24, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Contrary to rumors that he hated it, Bing Crosby has become synonymous with Christmas and Christmas music. Starting in 1954 and going up to...

Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas 1958 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News reports, December 1958 – CBS Radio News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In case you think 2013 is weirder than most years, I’m afraid to tell you – no, it’s not. 1958 was just as strange, and it had The...

Horace Silver – Live at Newport ’58 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Horace Silver – live at Newport 1958 – Voice Of America Despite the rumors flying around a little while ago, regarding the passing of the legendary Horace Silver, all was proven to be, thankfully untrue. Horace Silver is one of the...

Commenting On The Thousand Yard Stare – 1955-1958 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Year End Observations – 1955-1958 The only thing more fascinating than hearing how a year in history wound up, is hearing that year in history interpreted by a pundit – those elements we overlooked, those seemingly benign events that became earth-shattering, or the...