Music From 100 Years Ago
Music from the early days of the 20th Century with comments.

More classical music from the V-Disc program of the 1940s.  Works include: Bizet's Habanera, Rossinini's Dance of the Soldiers, Purcell's Trumpet Tune and Air, Scott's From the Sacred Harp and Ginastara's Panambi Suite.  Artists include: Marian Anderson, Arturo Toscanini, Virgil Fox, Erich Kleiber, The Norwalk Symphony and Morley and Gearhart.

Direct download: Classical_V_discs_part_2.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:25am CST

Singers include: Vaughn DeLeath, Kitty Kallen, Jo Stafford, Helen Ward, Evelyn Dall and Annette Handshaw.  Songs include: Are You Lonesome Tonight, Ain't He Sweet, Paper Moon, Skylark, It's Been A Long Long Time and Some Enchanted Evening.

Direct download: Female_Crooners.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:44am CST

Cheerful songs from the Great Depression.  Songs include: Happy Days Are Here Again, When You're Smiling, Pennies From Heaven, Don't Let It Bother You and Dawn of a New Day.  Performers include; Alice Faye, Leo Reisman, Louis Armstrong, Horace Heidt, Lee Morse and Bing Crosby.

Direct download: Cheer_Up.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:00pm CST

Pianists include; Jelly Roll Morton, James P Johnson, Earl Hines, Fats Waller, Art Tatum, Bud Powell and Lenny Tristano.  Songs include: Original Rags, Chimes in Blues, It had to be You, I Can't Get Started and Rosetta.

Direct download: Jazz_Piano_1920s-1940s.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:06pm CST