Tagged: Columbia Records

Dimitri Mitropoulos and The New York Philharmonic

Dimitri Mitropoulos And The N.Y. Philharmonic Play Music Of Prokofiev – 1943 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Dimitri Mitropoulos Piano/Conductor – The New York Philharmonic – Jan. 8, 1943 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Something historic this week. A performance by the celebrated New York Philharmonic, guest conducted by Dimitri Mitropoulos as well piano soloist in the Piano Concerto Number 3 by Sergei Prokofiev. Taken from...

Juliette Greco

Four By Juliette Greco – 1956 – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table

Juliette Greco – Four Songs – words by Francois Sagan – 1956 – Philips Records France – Juliette Greco to end the week. The iconic French singer who captured the spirit of Paris in the Postwar years of the late 1940s, 1950s and 1960s – who paved the way for...

Dave Brubeck Quartet

Dave Brubeck Quartet – Live In Antibes 1967 – Past Daily Downbeat

Dave Brubeck Quartet – Live at Juan les Pines Festival, Antibes – July 22, 1967 – Radio France – Dave Brubeck Quartet this weekend. The quartet that formed a first impression of Modern Jazz on a lot of non-Jazz people in the formative period of the mid-late 1950s. And their...

Horace Silver

Horace Silver – Live At Newport ’58 – Past Daily Downbeat

Horace Silver – Live at the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The legendary Horace Silver this week. A influential voice and a pioneer in the early Bop movement. A multi-faceted composer, arranger and band leader as well as instrumentalist, Silver began playing sax and piano...

Genesis

Genesis – Live At The Roxy (West Hollywood) 1973 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Genesis – in concert at The Roxy – December 19, 1973 – early show – Roxy soundboard – When Genesis played their first West Coast gig, at the fabled Roxy on Sunset strip in West Hollywood, they were initially booked to play two nights – a band their label thought...

Claude Thornhill – That Old Feeling – 1948 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Shellac Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Claude Thornhill (Piano Solo) – That Old Feeling – Columbia Records – 1948 We tend to think the Wall of Shame, that grim testimony to all those overlooked and underrated bands and musicians is the exclusive property of Rock n’ Roll....

MGMT – Live At Cirkus, Stockholm – 2013 – Nights At The Roundtable: Mini-Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – MGMT – Live at Cirkus, Stockholm – September 29, 2013 – Sveriges Radio P3 Over to Stockholm tonight for a short concert by Connecticut Psych-meisters MGMT, paying a visit to Sweden, hot on the heels of the release of their third...

Glenn Gould And The Moog Synthesizer – 1968 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBC Radio – Glenn Gould and The Moog Synthesizer – 1968 – CBC Radio Without a doubt, there isn’t a musician or a band in the last 40 years that doesn’t owe some debt (or some curse, depending on how you...

Music Of Hartley, Pursell And Nelson – America’s Composers 1953 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Become a Patron! Continuing this week with American Composers of the 1950’s. This broadcast, part of the America’s Composers series features the Eastman School Student Symphony conducted by Howard Hanson in music by Student composers, studying at the school at the time of this broadcast on March 16, 1953. In...

Shostakovich: Piano Quintet Op. 57 – Vivian Rivkin With The Stuyvesant Quartet – 1941 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

I originally posted this in 2009 on the now-defunct Newstalgia site. It’s such a good and historic recording that it would be a shame not to include here on Past Daily. One of his most popular Chamber pieces, the op. 57 Piano Quintet had its premier in Moscow in November...