Tagged: New York City

Stock Market: 1979 - what a 48 point drop was cause for panic. 0

October 11, 1979 – Castro Comes – Wall Street Goes, And Capitol Hill Haggles Over Abortion Forever.

Become a Patron! October, it would seem, is not historically without its surprises. On this day in 1979 New York City was turned upside down over a United Nations visit from Cuba‘s Fidel Castro, his first since 1959. Air Traffic was disrupted, street traffic was disrupted, and all told the...


Michel Perrault Plays Michel Perrault – 1958 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

  Michel Perrault: Quebec Folk Sketches – CBC Toronto Chamber Orch. Cond. Michel Perrault – CBC 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The music of Michel Perrault this weekend, performed by the CBC Toronto Chamber Orchestra, led by the composer. This comes by way of a broadcast transcription made...

Rudolf Serkin - Seiji Ozawa 0

Rudolf Serkin With Seiji Ozawa And The Boston Symphony Play Music Of Beethoven And Bernstein – 1980 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Rudof Serkin, Piano – Boston Symphony – Seiji Ozawa, Cond. Sept, 25, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Normally, I don’t post half concerts or portions of concerts for the Mid-Week feature. And I almost didn’t post this one, had it not been for the very special nature of...

Pierre Cochereau 0

Pierre Cochereau With Pol Mule And The ORTF Chamber Orchestra Play Music Of Roger Calmel – 1968 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Roger Calmel – Concerto For Organ, Strings and Percussion – Pierre Cochereau, Organ – ORTF Chamber Orch. Pol Mule, Cond. ORTF Session – December, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Back to France this week for music of a highly prolific, but almost totally unknown composer outside his native...

Impromptu sing-along 0

You’re A Teenager – It’s 1968 – You’re From L.A. – You’re Living In Boston – College Radio Is Bizarre

WTBS – Cambridge – The Joe Shmo Go-Go Show – May 15, 1968 – M.I.T. – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Admit it, you wanted to be a disc-jockey at your college radio station. Anybody who owned more than 25 records considered themselves experts on the subject and capable of...