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Martha Argerich With Claudio Abaddo And The Mahler Chamber Orchestra In Music Of Ravel And Debussy – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Martha Argerich, piano – with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra – conducted by Claudio Abaddo – April 21, 2011 – RAI Radio 3 – Piano legend Martha Argerich this week. In concert from Rome and featuring the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, conducted by the venerable Claudio Abaddo in music of Ravel and...

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Communiquè Number 1 – September 1, 1939

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Radio Warsaw, Radio Berlin, BBC Home Service – reports – September 1, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection 75 years ago today began what eventually became the start of World War 2. On September 1, 1939 German troops crossed the border...

Nixon In Warsaw – May 31, 1972 Past Daily Reference Room 0

Nixon In Warsaw – May 31, 1972 Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC coverage of Nixon Arrival in Warsaw – May 31, 1972 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On his way back from a historic visit to Moscow in May of 1972, President Nixon stopped in Warsaw, the first time since 1959. During...

The Aukso Chamber Orchestra Of Tychy And The Orchestra Of The 18th Century Play Music Of Lutoslawski, Godefroid, Pescetti, Brahms And Strauss – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert 0

The Aukso Chamber Orchestra Of Tychy And The Orchestra Of The 18th Century Play Music Of Lutoslawski, Godefroid, Pescetti, Brahms And Strauss – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Ausko Chamber Orch. + Orchestra of The 18th Century – Live in Warsaw – August 27, 2013 – Polski Radio – Radio Nacional de España Heading over to Warsaw (by way of Madrid) this week for something Spring-like from the Aukso...

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Rahsaan Roland Kirk – Live In Warsaw 1967 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Rahsaan Roland Kirk – live from Warsaw – 1967 – Polish Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The legendary Rahsaan Roland Kirk this weekend. A concert given in Poland from 1967 and recorded by Polish Radio. One of the truly unique...

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December 17, 1981 – Solidarity: Warsaw Hardball

December 17, 1981: The world was taking a wait-and-see with the goings-on in Poland. Fears of mass demonstrations on the anniversary of the Gdansk Food Riots in 1970 brought a swift preemptive crackdown and proclamation of Martial law by Communist leader Wojciech Jaruzelski, with the hope of heading off a...

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Lech Not Arrested, Sharon Blasts U.S., The Pope Sends Envoys – December 19, 1981

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for December 19, 1981 Despite crackdowns and declared Martial Law, the situation in Poland was, if anything intensifying on this December 19th in 1981. Despite “Official” radio reports to the contrary, strikes were spreading throughout Poland and Solidarity leader Lech Walesa was...

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Solidarity In The Balance – December 14, 1981

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for December 14, 1981   News for this day in 1981 had to do with the growing protest movement in Poland known as Solidarity. Begun as a Dock Workers strike in the Port city of Gdansk, the movement gained steam and momentum,...