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  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Remembering Istomin - Great Conversations in Music - Collections

    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 ...

  • 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
  • Articles and Essays - Great Conversations in Music - Collections

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  • Sharon Robinson

    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
  • 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
  • Related Resources - Great Conversations in Music - Collections

    Selected Web Sites Emanuel Ax Official Web Site www.emanuelax.com External Milton Babbitt G. Schirmer, publisher, profile www.musicsalesclassical.com/composer/short-bio/Milton-Babbitt External An interview with Milton Babbitt By Gabrielle Zuckerman, American Public Media, July 2002 musicmavericks.publicradio.org/features/interview_babbitt.html External Yefim Bronfman Official Web site www.yefimbronfman.com External James Conlon Official Web site www.jamesconlon.com External Richard Danielpour Faculty Bio: Curtis Institute of Music www.curtis.edu/faculty/faculty-bios-by-name/richard-danielpour.html External Leon Fleisher Biography - American Composers Orchestra ...

  • 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 ...

  • About this Collection - Great Conversations in Music - Collections

    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 ...

  • Featured Musical Examples - Great Conversations in Music - Collections

    These manuscript scores are original versions of the some of the compositions performed in these concerts from the Library of Congress.

  • Milton Babbitt

    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 ...

  • Yo-Yo Ma

    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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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
  • 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 ...

  • James Conlon

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

  • Ned Rorem

    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 ...

  • Yefim Bronfman

    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 ...

  • 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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  • 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 ...

  • Concerto di violino

    manuscript score | 1 ms. score ([88] p.), bound ; 17 x 23 cm. | di Wolfgango Amadeo Mozart. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph, signed. Caption title. In caption: Salisburgo, li 20 di decembre 1775. In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection of the Library of Congress. Manuscript Score (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1775

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  • Jaime Laredo

    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 ...