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  • Thema mit Variationen

    manuscript score | [8] p. of music ; 29 x 42 cm. | Holograph, signed. The composer's arrangement of the second movement (Andante) of the Sextet no. 1, opus 18, for piano solo. (General). Caption title. (General). Title on cover: Sextet, opus 18, arrangement of second movement for piano solo. (General). "Von John [sic] Brahms"--Caption. (Statement Of Responsibility). On p. [1]: 13 September 1860. ...

    • Contributor: Brahms, Johannes
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1860

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  • Video Programs -- Great Conversations in Music

    These programs were created and hosted by the late Eugene Istomin (1925-2003), one of the world's most admired classical musicians. This presentation includes additional footage as well as an additional program, "Chamber Music", released here for the first time.

    • Date: 2001
  • Great conversations: the composers

    videorecording | 1 digibeta videotape; duration: 56 min., 4 sec. | Composers Milton Babbit, Richard Danielpour, Lowell Liebermann, George Perle, Ned Rorem, and Ellen Taaffe Zwilich join Istomin at the American Academy of Arts and Letters in New York to discuss and argue about the strong feelings and controversies surrounding modern contemporary music and the challenges that programming their music presents. The composers talk ...

    • Contributor: Peter Rosen Productions, Inc - Istomin, Eugene - Zwilich, Ellen Taaffe - Rorem, Ned - Perle, George - Lieberman, Lowell - Danielpour, Richard - Babbitt, Milton - Rosen, Peter
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • Great conversations: the virtuosos

    videorecording | 1 digibeta videotape; duration: 51 min., 12 sec. | The violinists Pamela Frank, Jaime Laredo, and Arnold Steinhardt; the cellists Lynn Harrell, Yo-Yo Ma, and Sharon Robinson; and the pianists Claude Frank and Joseph Kalichstein join Istomin in the Library of Congress' Whittall Pavilion for a conversation among intimate friends about chamber music, performance practices, the influences of master teachers, and the ...

    • Contributor: Peter Rosen Productions, Inc - Istomin, Eugene - Kalichstein, Joseph - Frank, Claude - Robinson, Sharon - Ma, Yo Yo - Harrell, Lynn - Steinhardt, Arnold - Laredo, Jaime - Frank, Pamela - Rosen, Peter - Warshaw, Hilan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • Claude Frank

    Biography. Biography. While many of the recordings listed here are in the collections of the Library of Congress, not all are. If you have a question about specific recordings, please contact the Recorded Sound Reference Center at 202-707-7833. All recordings listed are protected by applicable Federal and State laws. The Library of Congress cannot provide copies of any of these recordings without proper permission ...

  • Remembering Istomin -- Great Conversations in Music

    Eugene Istomin was born in New York in 1925 of Russian émigré singers. From his earliest public appearance at the age of 6, he went on to become one of America's most respected pianists, excelling both as a soloist and interpreter of chamber music. His recordings with Isaac Stern and Leonard Rose, the renowned Istomin-Stern-Rose Trio, remain an important pedagogical model of the artistry ...

    • Date: 2001
  • Great conversations: the conductors: James Conlon

    videorecording | 1 digibeta videotape; duration: 55 min., 45 sec. | In a series of three one-on-one discussions, the Russian-born Mstislav Rostropovich, Indian-born Zubin Mehta, and James Conlon, a native of New York City, converse about leadership and inspiration on the podium, their views about the influence of European classical music on American music, and the influence of American popular music on other cultures. ...

    • Contributor: Peter Rosen Productions, Inc - Istomin, Eugene - Conlon, James - Rosen, Peter - Warshaw, Hilan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • Richard Danielpour

    Biography. Biography. While many of the recordings listed here are in the collections of the Library of Congress, not all are. If you have a question about specific recordings, please contact the Recorded Sound Reference Center at 202-707-7833. All recordings listed are protected by applicable Federal and State laws. The Library of Congress cannot provide copies of any of these recordings without proper permission ...

  • Schelomo rapsodie hébraïque pour violoncelle solo et grand orchestre

    manuscript score | 1 ms. score (61 p.) ; 46 cm. | par Ernest Bloch. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph, signed. At end: Janvier-février 1916, Genève. In the Moldenhauer Archives collection of the Library of Congress. acquire 1 shelf copy [policy default] (Selection Decision). Manuscript Score (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Bloch, Ernest - Library of Congress - Moldenhauer Archives
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1916

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  • Gary Graffman

    Biography. Biography. While many of the recordings listed here are in the collections of the Library of Congress, not all are. If you have a question about specific recordings, please contact the Recorded Sound Reference Center at 202-707-7833. All recordings listed are protected by applicable Federal and State laws. The Library of Congress cannot provide copies of any of these recordings without proper permission ...

  • Poème pour violon et orchestre, op. 25

    manuscript score | 1 ms. score ([6], 11 p.) ; 46 cm. | Holograph, signed. (General). "A Eugène Ysaye"--T.p. (General). On p. [4]: Gift, Fritz Kreisler, Dec. 28, 1948. (General). Manuscript Score (Form). Manuscript Score (Form).

    • Contributor: Chausson, Ernest - Kreisler, Fritz
    • Original Format: Notated Music

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  • James Conlon

    Biography. Biography. James Conlon's extensive discography includes recordings for EMI, Erato, Capriccio, Sony Classical, and Telarc.

  • Sonate für das Hammerklavier

    manuscript score | 20 [i.e. 40] p. of ms. music ; 24 x 31 cm. | von L. v. Beethoven. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph. In ink, with notations in pencil. In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection of the Library of Congress. Manuscript Score (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Beethoven, Ludwig Van - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1820

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  • Leon Fleisher

    Biography. Biography. While many of the recordings listed here are in the collections of the Library of Congress, not all are. If you have a question about specific recordings, please contact the Recorded Sound Reference Center at 202-707-7833. All recordings listed are protected by applicable Federal and State laws. The Library of Congress cannot provide copies of any of these recordings without proper permission ...

  • Zubin Mehta

    Biography. Biography. Mehta's recordings include the major works of the orchestral and operatic repertoire as well as collaborations with the phenomenally popular Three Tenors: Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo, and José Carreras. Cultural honors he has received include the Order of the Lotus, from India, the Médaille d'Or Vermeil (gold medal), from the city of Paris, and an appointment as Commendatore (Commander/Knight) by the Italian ...

  • Lynn Harrell

    Biography. Biography. While many of the recordings listed here are in the collections of the Library of Congress, not all are. If you have a question about specific recordings, please contact the Recorded Sound Reference Center at 202-707-7833. All recordings listed are protected by applicable Federal and State laws. The Library of Congress cannot provide copies of any of these recordings without proper permission ...

  • Great conversations: the conductors: Mstislav Rostropovich

    videorecording | 1 digibeta videotape; duration: 45 min., 35 sec. | In a series of three one-on-one discussions, the Russian-born Mstislav Rostropovich, Indian-born Zubin Mehta, and James Conlon, a native of New York City, converse about leadership and inspiration on the podium, their views about the influence of European classical music on American music, and the influence of American popular music on other cultures. ...

    • Contributor: Peter Rosen Productions, Inc - Istomin, Eugene - Rostropovich, Mstislav - Rosen, Peter - Warshaw, Hilan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • Eugene Istomin

    Biography. Biography. While many of the recordings listed here are in the collections of the Library of Congress, not all are. If you have a question about specific recordings, please contact the Recorded Sound Reference Center at 202-707-7833. All recordings listed are protected by applicable Federal and State laws. The Library of Congress cannot provide copies of any of these recordings without proper permission ...

  • Joseph Kalichstein

    Biography. Biography. While many of the recordings listed here are in the collections of the Library of Congress, not all are. If you have a question about specific recordings, please contact the Recorded Sound Reference Center at 202-707-7833. All recordings listed are protected by applicable Federal and State laws. The Library of Congress cannot provide copies of any of these recordings without proper permission ...

  • Lowell Lieberman

    Biography. Biography. While many of the recordings listed here are in the collections of the Library of Congress, not all are. If you have a question about specific recordings, please contact the Recorded Sound Reference Center at 202-707-7833. All recordings listed are protected by applicable Federal and State laws. The Library of Congress cannot provide copies of any of these recordings without proper permission ...

  • Great Conversations in Music

    The programs for "Great Conversations in Music" were created and hosted by the late Eugene Istomin (1925-2003), one of the world's most admired classical musicians. The four-part series was commissioned by the Library of Congress in 2001 and produced and directed by Peter Rosen of Peter Rosen Productions, Inc. Filmed between December 2001 and March 2003 at the Library of Congress and the American ...

    • Date: 2001
  • Emanuel Ax

    Biography. Biography. While many of the recordings listed here are in the collections of the Library of Congress, not all are. If you have a question about specific recordings, please contact the Recorded Sound Reference Center at 202-707-7833. All recordings listed are protected by applicable Federal and State laws. The Library of Congress cannot provide copies of any of these recordings without proper permission ...

  • George Perle

    Biography. Biography. While many of the recordings listed here are in the collections of the Library of Congress, not all are. If you have a question about specific recordings, please contact the Recorded Sound Reference Center at 202-707-7833. All recordings listed are protected by applicable Federal and State laws. The Library of Congress cannot provide copies of any of these recordings without proper permission ...

  • Great conversations: the conductors: Zubin Mehta

    videorecording | 1 digibeta videotape; duration: 65 min., 10 sec. | In a series of three one-on-one discussions, the Russian-born Mstislav Rostropovich, Indian-born Zubin Mehta, and James Conlon, a native of New York City, converse about leadership and inspiration on the podium, their views about the influence of European classical music on American music, and the influence of American popular music on other cultures. ...

    • Contributor: Peter Rosen Productions, Inc - Istomin, Eugene - Mehta, Zubin - Rosen, Peter - Warshaw, Hilan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005