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A World Premier By Hindemith – 1949 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Paul Hindemith: Concerto for Woodwinds, Harp and Orchestra – CBS Symphony, Thor Johnson – World Premier – May 15, 1949 – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Something special this weekend. A world premier performance of the Concerto for Woodwinds, Harp and Orchestra by German 20th century music legend...

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Lily Bienvenu Plays Bienvenu – 1951 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Within the vast heading of The History Of Music, I don’t think there is, or will ever be, a shortage of musicians and composers whose work has gone mostly unnoticed, or at best, largely underrated. Lily Bienvenu is one of those composers. To be fair, she is known for composing...

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Elastica – Live At Bristol Sound City Festival – 1995 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

Staying with the 90s again this week and one of the less-celebrated bands of the Brit-Pop Invasion, Elastica. In mid-1992, ex-Suede band members Justine Frischmann and Justin Welch decided to form a group. By the autumn of that year, bassist Annie Holland and guitarist Donna Matthews were added. After initially...

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Magazine In Concert From Berlin – 1980 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Concert Edition

One of the perennial favorites of the late 70s/early 80s for Friday. Magazine, in concert at The Metropol in Berlin, on October 30, 1980. Having remembered Howard Devoto as the early frontman for Buzzcocks, his transition over to Magazine in 1977 was a big change and a huge step in...

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Kaleidoscope – Live At The 1968 Newport Folk Festival – Past Daily Soundbooth

Not to be confused with the UK Psych band of the same name, the U.S. Kaleidoscope were one of the more eclectic assemblages of musicians ever to hit the stage in the 1960s. Incorporating a wild array of Middle Eastern instruments and freely tossing World Beat rhythms into their songs...