Tagged: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Michel Perrault Plays Michel Perrault – 1958 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

  Michel Perrault: Quebec Folk Sketches – CBC Toronto Chamber Orch. Cond. Michel Perrault – CBC 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The music of Michel Perrault this weekend, performed by the CBC Toronto Chamber Orchestra, led by the composer. This comes by way of a broadcast transcription made...

Sir Lancelot

Sir Lancelot And The Caribbean Serenaders – 1940s – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table: Archeology Edition

Sir Lancelot and The Caribbean Serenaders – Keynote Records Album K-126 – Circa 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Sir Lancelot to end the weekend. Calypso is most likely buried in the backroom of musical memory, having been hugely popular in the early part of the 20th century and...

Classroom 1950s

Who Should Pay For Higher Education? 1958 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

  It seems odd now, but the question of education and how it should be paid for has been an issue going on, in America at least, for well over 100 years. Who is entitled to an education? Who deserves one? Is education for everyone? Or is it only for...

‘Nobody Understands You. Nobody Will Try’ – Youth In 1969 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBC Radio – Searching – Program 1 – 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Here’s a casual reminder that some things are inevitable, predictable and always on time. A series of Radio documentaries produced by the CBC...

Posturing, Saber Rattling And Remembering Stalin – March 5, 2003

Click on the link here for Audio Player – BBC World Service – Newshour – March 5, 2003 – BBC World Service Looking at the days’ news from a different perspective. This time it’s news for this day in 2003 as reported by the BBC World Service program Newshour. During...