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Lee Konitz Live At The Art Park Jazz Festival 1979 – Past Daily Downbeat

It helps, a lot: Become a Patron! From NPR’s legendary and much lamented Jazz Alive! series comes this weekend’s Downbeat post. Recorded at the 3rd Annual Art Park Jazz Festival in Lewiston New York, between September 1-3, 1979 and featuring the Lee Konitz Nonet. He performed successfully in a wide...

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January 12, 1978 – Starting The Political Year Off With A Jimmy Carter Press Conference –

This day in 1978 saw President Jimmy Carter give his first Press Conference of 1978. And by the looks and sounds of it, the political year would have enough drama to go around. Taking center stage was the crisis in Africa between Somalia and Ethiopia, taking place around the Ogaden...

Reine Gianoli

Reine Gianoli And The ORTF Philharmonic With Pierre-Michel LeConte Play Music Of Lalo – 1967 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Lalo: Piano Concerto – Reine Gianoli, Piano – ORTF Phil. Pierre-Michel LeConte – ORTF Broadcast 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Another slice of history this weekend – a legendary pianist playing a seldom-performed work. The celebrated and enthusiastically embraced cult figure Reine Gianoli performs in this broadcast Studio...

Adlai Stevenson - 1953

Adlai Stevenson Assesses The Future Of The Democratic Party – 1953 – Past Daily Reference Room

Adlai Stevenson – assessing the 1952 elections and looking to the future – February 14, 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Unless you’re a history buff, or are old enough to remember either the 1952 or 1956 Presidential election, or his famous showdown with Russia’s¬†Ambassador Zorin at the United...

Kenneth Lay - Enron scandal

February 12, 2002 – A Heightened State Of Alert – An Enron State Of Mind

February 12, 2002 – NPR News – All Things Considered – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 12, 2002 – A day which would sound all-too familiar for the months and years ahead. A heightened state of alert, based on information received from inmates at Guantanamo of a pending Terrorist...

Hans Werner Henze

1963 Vienna Festival – Henze Plays Henze With Wolfgang Schneiderhan – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

1963 Vienna Festival – Berlin Radio Symphony – Hans Werner Henze, cond. Wolfgang Schneiderhan, violin – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Something historic this week. A concert from the 1963 Vienna Festival featuring the Berlin Radio Symphony, conducted by composer Hans Werner Henze with Wolfgang Schneiderhan, violin in a program...

Murray Perahia with Zubin Mehta in Concert

Murray Perahia With Zubin Mehta And The N.Y. Phil. Play Music Of Chopin And Bruckner – 1980 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Murray Perahia with Zubin Mehta, cond – N.Y. Philiharmonic – April 27, 1980 (broadcast date) – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Another historic concert this week. The New York Philharmonic, led by Music Director Zubin Mehta and featuring the legendary Murray Perahia in a performance of the Chopin Piano Concerto...