Tagged: Bashar al-Assad

Hans Pfitzner

Hans Pfitzner And The Munich Radio Orchestra Play Music Of Schumann – 1942 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Schumann: Genoveva Overture – Hans Pfitzner Conducts The Munich Radio Symphony – Broadcast 1942 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – One of the reasons for this Sunday feature is, not only to shed light on seldom performed pieces of music, but also to shed some light on those artists who...

French soldiers in Algiers

April 18, 1956 – Sniping In Israel – Endless Deaths In Algeria – Forever Hopeful At The UN

April 18, 1956 – News Of The Day – Various newscasts – Mutual Broadcasting – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 18, 1956. If you were around on this day you would be hearing news that had a roughly familiar ring to it. Factions forwarding an agenda of Independence from...

Jacques Ibert

Fernand Oubradous And The Ensemble Class Of The Paris Conservatory Play Music Of Jacques Ibert – 1955 – Weekend Gramophone

Ibert: Pieces en Trio – Ensemble Class of The Paris Conservatory – Fernand Oubradous, cond. – 1955 – Paris Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The music of Jacques Ibert tonight, as performed by the Ensemble Class of the Paris Conservatory, conducted by the legendary Fernand Oubradous in this...

Bill Bradley

March 9, 2000 – Horserace 2000 – The White House Looms.

March 9, 2000 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 9, 2000 – In case you forgot, it was an election year and it was a race to the White House. And on this day, candidates were dropping out – from the Democrats came Bill...

Gen. Zia - Huang Hua

February 2, 1980 – A War Of Vital Interests – Ultimately, Oil.

February 2, 1980 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 2, 1980 – In the midst of the Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan, the turn of events in Iran and the taking of 52 American Embassy employees hostage, it was a day of fast moving news....

Afghanistan - October 2001

October 31, 2001 – In Search For The Coalition Of The Willing

October 31, 2001 – BBC World Service: Newshour – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 31, 2001 – How the world was looking, this Halloween in 2001. With the search for Osama bin Laden leading to Afghanistan, and U.S.-led forces going after Taliban believed to be hiding bin Laden, it...

Nixon and Brezhnev 1974

July 6, 1974 – Nixon Heads To Moscow – Kissinger Heads To Rome – Opium Poppies Bloom Again In Turkey

  July 6, 1974 – CBS Radio: The World This Week – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – July 6, 1974 – Nixon and The Moscow Summit. A month before his unprecedented resignation, President Nixon went to Moscow to meet with Soviet Premier Leonid Brezhnev to discuss a range of issues...

Amber Arcades - live at Best Kept Secret 2017

Amber Arcades – Live At Best Kept Secret 2017 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Amber Arcades – in concert at Best Kept Secret 2017 – June 16, 2017 – VPRO/3VOOR12 Netherlands – Amber Arcades tonight. In concert from the Best Kept Secret Festival 2017, recorded earlier this month by VPRO in The Netherlands and broadcast by 3VOOR12–FM. Amber Arcades is no stranger to these...

Europe 1947

The Dawn Of Cold War Europe – Eve Of The Marshall Plan – 1947 – Past Daily Reference Room

  CBS Radio – Time Of Reason – August 31, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Europe in the midst of reconstruction and rejuvenation. Two years after the end of World War 2, a devastated Europe struggled to get back on its feet. Food was scarce, the infrastructure was...