Tagged: Berlin

March 3, 1941 – Signing Your Country’s Life Away – The Bulgaria Treaty.

Become a Patron! News for this day in 1941 was ominous but not unexpected. Bulgaria, reeling under the oppressive weight of the Nazi Government, relented and signed a Tripartite Treaty (i.e. surrender) to Germany, thus bringing one more country under the influence/domination of Berlin. Radio Berlin was reported to have...

Cornershop - in session BBC

Cornershop In Session – 1998 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Cornershop – In Session – May 5, 1998 – BBC Radio 1 – Cornershop for a Tuesday night/Hump Day morning. Formed in 1991 and with music that’s a fusion of Indian, Britpop, Electronic Dance and Alernative, they’ve been a staple in the British underground/club music scene ever since. Tjinder Singh...

The White Stripes

The White Stripes – In Concert From London – 2001 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The White Stripes – In Concert from The London Forum 2001 – BBC Radio 1 – The White Stripes in concert to kick off the week. The Detroit garage/blues/Indie/Punk duo Jack and Meg White were together from 1997 to 2011, released six studio albums, received wide critical acclaim for their...

Alphons Diepenbrock

The Hague Residentie Orchestra Play Music Of Diepenbrock – 1950 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Diepenbrock – Overture to Act 3 of Marsyas – Hague Residentie Orkest – Willem van Otterloo, Cond – Radio Nederland 1950 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Something a bit different this week – from the Radio Nederland series Netherlands Composers, issued by their Transcription department circa 1950 – a...

February 1945

February 9, 1945 – Offensives On The Western Front In High Gear – March To Berlin

February 9, 1945 – WEAF 6 o’Clock News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 9, 1945 – The offensive along the Western front got into high gear this day, as the Canadian 1st Army took fourteen towns and a gain of nearly five miles into Germany, and rapidly approaching...

Rafael Kubelik - Chicago Symphony - 1980

Rafael Kubelik With Lucia Popp And The Chicago Symphony Play Music Of Mozart – 1980 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Rafael Kubelik with Lucia Popp, Mira Zakai, Alexander Oliver, Malcolm King – Chicago Symphony Orch and Chorus – Nov. 8, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Legendary Rafael Kubelik, returning to The Chicago Symphony in 1980 with a concert of music by Mozart, featuring Soprano Lucia Popp, mezzo-Soprano...

Lech Walesa

December 21, 1981 – Poland’s Military Goes After The Church – Arrests And Threats

December 21, 1981 – CBS Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 21, 1981 – The odyssey of Poland continues. With government crackdowns and now threats of moving after the Roman Catholic Church as it imposed martial Law, a state of perpetual volatility spread throughout the country. Latest...

Dhani Harrison

Dhani Harrison – Live At World Cafe – 2017 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Dhani Harrison – Live at World Cafe, Philadelphia – November 10, 2017 – WXPN Free At Noon Program – Dhani Harrison to end the week, recorded earlier in the day today by WXPN-FM, Philadelphia for their Free At Noon program. When I first heard a track from In Parallel, Dhani...

Edward Benes

October 5, 1938 – Edward Benes Farewell Address (English Translation)

October 5, 1938 – Radio Prague – English Translation of Speech by Edward Benes – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Edward Benes, President of Czechoslovakia from 1935 until his resignation in 1938 was strongly opposed to the German annexation of what was known as the Sudeten territory in Czechoslovakia. Abandoned...

Berlin - August 1939

August 24, 1939 – Summer In Berlin On The Brink Of War

August 24, 1939 – Sigrid Schultz – Report from Berlin – MBS – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 24, 1939 – Reports from Berlin over the dangerous closeness of war, this day. As reported by Berlin Correspondent Sigrid Schultz for the Chicago Tribune. And even while talks were breaking...