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

A special, short podcast in honor of Mozart's 259th birthday.  Music includes the Symphony 38, the Piano Sonata 12 and the Marriage of Figaro Overture.  Performers include: Eugene Ormandy, Eileen Joyce and Thomas Beecham.

Direct download: Mozarts_Birthday_2015.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:46pm CDT

Pianists include: Thomas 'Fats" Waller, Art Tatum, Oscar Peterson, Thelonius Monk, George Shearing, Errol Garner, Dave Brubeck, Albert Ammons, Pete Johnson and Bud Powell.

Works include: Tea For Two, Running Wild, Honeysuckle Rose, Perdido, Ruby My Dear and Barrelhouse Boogie.

Direct download: Jazz_piano_1940s.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:13pm CDT

More musicians born 100 years ago, this year. Perfomers include: Billie Holiday, Frankie Yankovic, Willie Dixon, Edith Piaf, Sviatoslav Richter, Brownie McGee and Bobby Hackett.

Songs include: Key To My Door, Lie Vie En Rose, Blue Skirt Waltz, God Bless The Child, Exactly Like You and Chopin's Nocturne Op 9 No. 1.

Direct download: Centennials_2015_Part_2.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:50pm CDT

A tribute to musicians born in 1915. Performers include: Frank Sinatra, Una May Carlise, Les Paul, Alice Faye, Turk Murphy, Billy Strayhorn, Earl Wild, Al Hibbler & Memphis Slim.

Music inclues: Begin the Beguine, Brazil, I'm Crazy Bout My Baby, Grandpa's Spells, Ther's a Lull In My Life, Every Day i Have the Blues and Rachmanioff's Prelude #5 Op 32.

Direct download: Centennials_2015_Part_1.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:11am CDT

Songs from 1915, including: It's a Long Way to Tipperarary, Listen to the Mockingbird, Swing Low, I Didn't Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier, St Louis Blues and The Little Ford Rambled.

Performers include: Billy Murrary, Tuskeege Institute Singers, Alma Gluck, John McCormack, Bert Williams and  Prince's Band.

Direct download: 1915.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:41pm CDT