Tagged: Vienna

March 28, 2000 – Mixed Signals

March 28, 2000 – CBS World News Roundup – Late Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 28,2000 – a day full of mixed signals, not the least from Mars. On this day 16 years, OPEC was meeting in Vienna, debating a production increase of oil production. If they...

Elisabeth Leonskaja And Christoph Eschenbach With The NDR Symphony Play Music Of Bach And Mendelssohn – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Elisabeth Leonskaja And Christoph Eschenbach With The NDR Symphony Play Music Of Bach And Mendelssohn – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

– NDR Symphony – Christoph Eschenbach and Elizabeth Leonskaja – Live In Hamburg – May 3, 2009 – NDR – Part 1 – – NDR Symphony – Christoph Eschenbach and Elisabeth Leonskaja – Live In Hamburg – May 3, 2009 – NDR – Part 2 – One of the most...

Pierre Boulez With Bertrand Chamayou And Orchestre De Paris In Music Of Schönberg And Bartok – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Pierre Boulez With Bertrand Chamayou And Orchestre De Paris In Music Of Schönberg And Bartok – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

– Orchestre de Paris – Pierre Boulez, cond. – Bertrand Chamayou, piano – Dec. 21, 2011 – Radio France Musique – Part 1 – – Orchestre de Paris – Pierre Boulez, cond. – Bertrand Chamayou, piano – Dec. 21, 2011 – Radio France Musique – Part 2 – Classic concert...

The View Of Europe From London – February 21, 1938

The View Of Europe From London – February 21, 1938

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Mutual – John Steele, Reporting From London – Feb. 21, 1938 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. 1938 started out with War jitters. With the German issues over the situation in Austria and a general purge of Hitler‘s...

Tangerine Dream – Live In Berlin 1982 – (RIP: Edgar Froese – 1944-2015) – Past Daily Backstage Weekend: Tribute Edition

Tangerine Dream – Live In Berlin 1982 – (RIP: Edgar Froese – 1944-2015) – Past Daily Backstage Weekend: Tribute Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Tangerine Dream – live in Berlin – November 15, 1982 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. And another loss this week – Electronic Music Pioneer and founding member of Tangerine Dream Edgar Froese passed away earlier this week...

Claudio Arrau With Hans Swarowsky And The L.A. Philharmonic Play Music Of Brahms, Berg And Kodaly – 1967 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – L.A. Philharmonic – Hans Swarowsky, cond – Claudio Arrau, Piano – January 26, 1967 – Part 1 . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – L.A. Philharmonic – Hans Swarowsky, cond. –...

The Hostage Crisis Goes To The UN – December 2, 1979

The Hostage Crisis Goes To The UN – December 2, 1979

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – United Nations Security Council Session – Dec. 2, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection With the U.S. Embassy takeover in Tehran and some 50 Embassy employees held hostage for some 28 days, it was time to get...

Horace Silver (1928-2014) – RIP – In Concert From Vienna – 1968 – Past Daily Tribute Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Horace Silver Quintet – live at Konzerthaus, Vienna – March 11, 1968 – ORF Radio A few months ago I ran a post of a concert featuring Horace Silver, after hearing a number of unsubstantiated rumors that the great Pianist and...

A Few Cold War Words From Nikita Khruschev – 1961 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio Special Report – Nikita Khruschev Reports – Jan. 16, 1961 As the Kennedy Years started to unfold, the Cold War took on new aspects. The U-2 incident during the last months of the Eisenhower administration put a damper on...

April 1, 1945 – A Place Called Okinawa – 115 Miles From Berlin.

Not foolin’ around:Become a Patron! News for this April 1st in 1945 wasn’t about joking around. It was announced hours before this broadcast that Allied forces had landed on the island of Okinawa. The strategic objective was some 325 miles from Japan, and one step closer to ending the War...