Tagged: Saint Petersburg

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Critic John Simon Talks To Artie Shaw – 1972 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Conversations With Artie Shaw – Guest: John Simon – Feb. 29, 1972 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Critics – an alternately loved and despised lot, viewed by some as a combination of giddy swooning fan and stone-faced curmudgeon. The critic, throughout history has been a starmaker and icon-basher. Why...

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Roots Of Racism – 1958 – Discussion Of Prejudice And Racism In The World – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Roots Of Racism and Prejudice – The Open Mind – September 14, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Racism, it seems, has always been with us. Whether its overt or subtle, sanctioned or scorned, that idea of one race of people considering themselves superior over another has been a...

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August 20, 1991 – In Walked Yeltsin

August 20, 1991 – The view from Moscow on this day was anything but settled. Russian Federation President Boris Yeltsin spearheaded protests and the backlash against the Coup takeover of the Moscow government. The coup installed a leader, but support was faltering, and even the Army were defecting in large...

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Alena Baeva With Valery Gergiev And The Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra Play Music Of Shostakovich – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra, Valery Gergiev, Cond. – Alena Baeva, Violin – Salle Pleyel – February 16, 2014 – Part 1 Click on the link here for Audio Player – Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra, Valery Gergiev, Cond. – Alena Baeva, Violin – Salle...