Tagged: France

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September 27, 1938 – “Because Of A Quarrel In A Faraway Country, Between People Of Whom We Know Nothing” – Neville Chamberlain

Patrons get perks – join up and find out: Become a Patron! News for this September 27th in 1938 was grim. The crisis in Munich was rapidly coming to a boil and it seemed at the time inevitable that war would break out. British Prime Minister Chamberlain, exhausted from the...

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Jacques Higelin – Live At Antibes 1980 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Tribute Edition (Jacques Higelin – Oct. 18, 1940 – April 6, 2018)

Jacques Higelin – in concert from Antibes – 1980 – Radio France International – In a year already overloaded with passings, news that the death earlier today of French legend – poet, singer-songwriter, actor, activist Jacques Higelin, offered one more bit of evidence that 2018 is going down as another...

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Music From Jules et Jim – Georges Delerue – 1962 – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table

Jules et Jim – Original Soundtrack – Philips ep 432.728 – 1962 – Diving back into vinyl this weekend for the original soundtrack recording to Francois Truffaut‘s landmark film Jules et Jim from 1962, composed by the veteran film composer Georges Delerue, who frequently collaborated with Truffaut throughout his career...

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Music Of Maurice Blackburn – Canadian Composers In Wartime – 1944 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Maurice Blackburn: Charpente: Canadian Forest – 1944 – CBC Symphony – Jean-Maurice Beaudet, cond. – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The music of Canadian composer Maurice Blackburn in this premier performance of his Charpente: Canadian Forest, written in 1944 and featuring the CBC Symphony of Montreal, conducted by Jean-Maurice Beaudet....