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Hans Werner Henze

1963 Vienna Festival – Henze Plays Henze With Wolfgang Schneiderhan – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

1963 Vienna Festival – Berlin Radio Symphony – Hans Werner Henze, cond. Wolfgang Schneiderhan, violin – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Something historic this week. A concert from the 1963 Vienna Festival featuring the Berlin Radio Symphony, conducted by composer Hans Werner Henze with Wolfgang Schneiderhan, violin in a program...

June 7, 1947

June 7, 1947 – In The Matter Of Food And Survival

June 7, 1947 – ABC Radio – News Of Tomorrow – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 7, 1947 – news for this day was about survival and about reconstruction. Secretary of State George Marshall was in Paris to discuss the plan for aiding the war-torn European countries and to...

The Changing Presidency 1975 – Past Daily Reference Room

The Changing Presidency 1975 – Past Daily Reference Room

The Changing Presidency – NPR-National Town Meeting – 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Presidency. In 1975, with the country reeling over Watergate and the White House now occupied by someone not elected to the highest office, the question arose as to just how much power the President...

Civil Rights Legislation In 1949 – Past Daily Reference Room

Civil Rights Legislation In 1949 – Past Daily Reference Room

Harry Truman’s Civil Rights Legislation – Chicago University Roundtable – February 6, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Harry Truman’s Civil Rights legislation. It was the fulfillment of a promise Truman made while campaigning for election (re-election) in 1948. It succeeded in alienating the South. So much so, that...

Carlo Maria Giulini Conducts The Vienna Symphony – 1977 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Carlo Maria Giulini Conducts The Vienna Symphony – 1977 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

– Vienna Symphony – Cond. Carlo Maria Giulini – Concert of June 21, 1977 – Austrian Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Another classic concert this week – The Vienna Symphony, guest conducted by the legendary Carlo Maria Giulini in two works: Tchaikovsky: Symphony Number 2 “Little Russian” and...

Santo Domingo

May 13, 1965 – Crisis In The Dominican Republic – The View From Santo Domingo –

No arm-twisting, but . . .Become a Patron! May 13, 1965; we were embroiled in another Latin–American conflict. This time it was the Dominican Republic and a coup with leanings towards a Civil War which erupted in April. In the early morning of April 27, 1,176 foreign civilians who had...

The NBC Studio Orchestra Play Music Of Camargo Guarnieri – 1943 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

The NBC Studio Orchestra Play Music Of Camargo Guarnieri – 1943 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player РGuarnieri РFlor de Temembé РNBC Studio Orch. Josef Stulpak, Cond. РJune 24, 1943 РGordon Skene Sound Collection. The name Camargo Guarnieri may not be completely familiar to a lot of people, but it...