Tagged: Historic Broadcast

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Orchestre de la Suisse Romande With Ferenc Fricsay And Aldo Ciccolini – Historic 1956 Concert – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert.

A special concert this week from the archives of Radio Suisse Romande (RSR Espace 2). Recorded on February 8, 1956 and featuring legendary conductor Ferenc Fricsay leading Orchestre de la Suisse Romande in music of Bartok, Liszt and Brahms. Famed Pianist Aldo Ciccolini is featured in the Liszt Piano Concerto...

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Oubradous Plays Challan – 1948 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Become a Patron! Another of the lately-less known French composers featured this weekend. Rene Challan is probably better recognized among collectors as the producer of some of the great recording sessions to come out of France in the 1950’s and 1960’s, associated with EMI France (Pathè Marconi). But he was...

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Republican Convention – Day One – 1956 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for audio player: 1956 Republican Convention – Day 1 A reminder of just how much has changed in the race for the Presidency. For example – this short address by Utah Senator Wallace Bennett: Sen. Wallace Bennett (R-Utah): “Our country has always recognized that people...

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FDR-Churchill Secret Summit-French Resistance Grows – August 15, 1941

Click on the link here for audio player: News for August 15, 1941 It was finally disclosed on this day in 1941 that British Prime Minister Winston Churchill had concluded a three day summit meeting with President Roosevelt “somewhere at sea” around the previous Sunday to discuss the War in...