Tagged: NPR

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...

Privacy, or lack thereof

1975 – Your Life As An Open Book – What Is Privacy In America? – Past Daily Reference Room

NPR – America’s Town Meeting: Privacy – May 21, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Once the world entered the Age of Electricity, the Age Of Privacy became quickly antiquated. With all the technological advances designed to bring the world and its people closer, it also signified an end...

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...

Eric Hass - Socialist Party Candidate

Eric Hass And The Socialist View Of Things In 1956 – Past Daily Reference Room

Eric Hass – Campaign Address – Socialist Labor Party Candidate For President – Nov. 3, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – We’ve always thought that American politics was essentially about a two-party system; Republicans and Democrats. The others, which ones they were, had been relegated to such obscurity that...

Ahmed Yassin

October 6, 1997 – Enter The Line-Item Veto – Return Of Yassin To Gaza.

October 6, 1997 – NPR News – All Things Considered – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 6, 1997 – Firsts and returns, this day 20 years ago. The first being from Capitol Hill, where President Clinton exercised the first use of the Line-Item Veto on a spending measure; an...

Paul Badura-Skoda

Paul Badura-Skoda Plays Schubert – In Recital 1978 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Paul Badura-Skoda – in recital at Xavier University – February 5, 1978 – NPR Recital Hall – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Historic recitals this week. The legendary Paul Badura-Skoda, in concert at Xavier University on February 5, 1978 and captured for posterity by National Public Radio for the series...