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Cat Stevens In Session – 1971 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Even though at the time Cat Stevens was probably one of the more heavily played and universally well-known artists, even to the point of overkill in the early 70s, his work has stood up remarkably well over the years. So when I ran across this BBC session from around the...

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A World Premier By Hindemith – 1949 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Paul Hindemith: Concerto for Woodwinds, Harp and Orchestra – CBS Symphony, Thor Johnson – World Premier – May 15, 1949 – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Something special this weekend. A world premier performance of the Concerto for Woodwinds, Harp and Orchestra by German 20th century music legend...

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The Zombies In Session – 1964 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Zombies – In session at The BBC – 1964-1965 A perennial favorite tonight – The Zombies were one of the truly great bands that were part of the first British Invasion of the early 1960’s. Having gone through all the stylistic changes during that decade, finally breaking up with...

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Howard Hanson And The Eastman-Rochester Symphony Play Music Of Porter, Rogers And Copland – 1945 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Another dose of Americana tonight, by way of the venerable Eastman-Rochester Symphony, conducted by none other than Howard Hanson. A recreation of a portion of the first concert given spotlighting new American composers which the Eastman-Rochester Symphony took part in on May 19, 1925. Howard Hanson was an American composer,...

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The National Philharmonic Of Russia Featuring Nikolai Lugansky In Music Of Beethoven And Brahms – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Over to Moscow this week for a concert by The National Philharmonic of Russia, conducted by Vladimir Spivakov and featuring Nikolai Lugansky, Piano. Two works on the program: Beethoven’s Piano Concerto Number 4 and Brahms’ Symphony Number 4. The concert was recorded on October 6th of this year by Orpheus...

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Lily Bienvenu Plays Bienvenu – 1951 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Within the vast heading of The History Of Music, I don’t think there is, or will ever be, a shortage of musicians and composers whose work has gone mostly unnoticed, or at best, largely underrated. Lily Bienvenu is one of those composers. To be fair, she is known for composing...