Tue, 27 January 2015
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
Sun, 25 January 2015
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
Mon, 19 January 2015
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
Sun, 11 January 2015
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
Sat, 3 January 2015
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.