Posts Tagged ‘flight’

From The Library — Anniversary of the Airship!

On the 24th of Sep­tem­ber 1852 Hen­ri Gif­fard became the first per­son to suc­cess­ful­ly fly a pow­ered air­ship, trav­el­ling 27 km from Paris to Trappes. In hon­our of this momen­tous occa­sion today’s music will fea­ture songs that refer (some­times very ten­u­ous­ly) to the theme of flight. From the Library is pro­duced by Radio Riel in […]

From the Library: Flight!

On this the 227th anniver­sary of the Mont­golfi­er Broth­ers first manned flight From the Library presents a col­lec­tion of tunes involv­ing fly­ing and it’s many vari­a­tions. From bal­loons, to aero­planes, to birds and clouds and mag­ic car­pets there’s a mode of trans­porta­tion for near­ly every­one. Radio Riel pro­duces this pro­gram in con­junc­tion with the Alexan­dri­an […]

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