Tagged: Michigan

October 16, 1964 – An Absence Of Nikita – Shakeup In The Kremlin

Become a Patron! The stunning news, on this October 16, 1964, was the revelation that Soviet Premier Nikita Khruschev had been removed from office in what many believed to be a bloodless coup on the parts of hardliners. Afraid that Khruschev was getting a little too soft toward the West,...

Eugene Ormandy

Eugene Ormandy Leads The Boston Symphony In Music Of Barber, Strauss And Brahms – 1983 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Eugene Ormandy, guest Conducts The Boston Symphony – February 26, 1983 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Another historic Boston Symphony concert this week. This time it’s the legendary Eugene Ormandy guest conducting the orchestra in music of Samuel Barber, Richard Strauss and Johannes Brahms. Almost no other conductor in the...

Nuria Graham

Nuria Graham – Live At Primavera Sound 2017 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Rock Without Borders

  Nuria Graham – Live At Primavera Sound – 2017 – June 2, 2017 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – New faces and voices tonight. This one comes by way of Spain – Nuria Graham is Irish/Catalonian and 22. Having released her first record in 2013, at the tender age...

The Flaming Lips

The Flaming Lips – Live In Poland- 2010 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

The Flaming Lips -Live at Off Festival, Katowice, Poland – August 8, 2010 The Flaming Lips this weekend. Recorded in concert at Off Festival 2010, Katowice Poland on August 8, 2010. Proclaimed in Q Magazine to be one “the 50 bands you need to see before you die”, The Flaming...

Lin Yutang - Pearl S. Buck

Dorothy Thompson, Carl Van Doren, Pearl S. Buck, Lin Yutang – 1939 World Congress Of Writers Dinner – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

  May 10, 1939 – World Congress Of Writers Dinner – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Unless you are an English Major or a Writer or reader with a voracious appetite, the above names may mean nothing to you. In 1939 they represented the vanguard of established writers in the...

Robert F. Kenney

April 1, 1968 – Robert F. Kennedy Holds A Press Conference – Past Daily Reference Room

April 1, 1968 – Robert F. Kennedy Press Conference – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 1, 1968. A day after President Johnson announced his decision not to seek re-election, the focus was now on Robert F. Kennedy, who announced his candidacy on March 16th. On March 31, President Johnson...

Alexis "Sigi" Weissenberg

Alexis “Sigi” Weissenberg With Max Reiter And The San Antonio Symphony Play Music Of Casella – 1949 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Casella: Scarlatiana – Alexis “Sigi” Weissenber, piano – San Antonio Symphony – Max Reiter, cond. – March 26, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Piano legend Alexis Weissenberg, as he sounded when he had turned 20 and had made his American debut with the New York Philharmonic only a year...

Eddie Harris

Eddie Harris – Live At Lugano -1989 – Past Daily Downbeat

Eddie Harris Quartet – Live at Lugano, Switzerland – July 1, 1989 – RTS – Switzerland – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Eddie Harris this weekend. Don’t know about you, but my first encounter with Eddie Harris was by way of Exodus To Jazz, an album he did for Vee-Jay...