Tagged: Orson Welles

Jacques Ibert

Lily Laskine Plays Music Of Jacques Ibert – 1955 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Jacques Ibert – Trio for Harp, Violin and Cello – ORTF Broadcast session – circa 1955 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The music of Jacques Ibert this weekend – a performance of the Trio for Harp, violin and cello, featuring the legendary Lily Laskine, harp as well as Roland Charmy...

John Houseman (R) with Orson Welles (L)

John Houseman Talks About Theatre And Orson Welles – 1972 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

  John Houseman – interviewed by Caspar Citron – March 30, 1972 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – John Houseman is a name probably most people draw blanks over these days. And those who do, mostly likely remember him in the 1970s from a TV series based on the Academy...

Bernard Herrmann

Bernard Herrmann And The CBS Concert Orchestra Play Music Of Charles Tomlinson Griffes – 1949 – Past Daily Weekend Gramphone

Griffes: Two Indian Sketches For Strings – CBS Concert Orchestra – Bernard Herrmann – March 22, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Bernard Herrmann, known primarily for his landmark film scores was also a vigorous supporter of new music as well as Music Director for CBS. Beginning in the...

The State Of High-Tech In 1938 – May 28, 1938 – Past Daily Reference Room

The State Of High-Tech In 1938 – May 28, 1938 – Past Daily Reference Room

When we look at our current state of Technology – how it changes every few months or so, the concept of a Home Computer, the Internet, or even wireless technology was something that belonged only in Science Fiction, and had nothing to do with real life. In 1938, a serious...