• Russian-American jazz summit featuring Cyril Moshkow and Larry Appelbaum

    videorecording | videorecording ; 62 min. | The Open World Leadership Center and the Library of Congress Music Division cosponsored the Russian-American Jazz Summit. Conversations on the American influence in Russian Jazz were led by two world-renowned jazz experts, Russian Cyril Moshkow and American Larry Appelbaum. Both of these experts have been involved with Open World Jazz delegations. (Content). Recorded on September 30, 2009 ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Appelbaum, Larry - Moshkow, Cyril
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Drago Ensemble Concert

    videorecording | videorecording ; 49 min | Drago, Russia's preeminent Romani (Gypsy) ensemble, presented a lunchtime concert. (Content). Recorded April 27, 2009 (Date). The Drago Ensemble takes its name from the word "drag," which means dear or beloved person in both the Romani and Romanian languages. Drago was founded in February 2007 by a group of like-minded Saint Petersburg artists and musicians. Each of ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • " If It Wasn't for the Irish and the Jews" Irish and Jewish Influences on the Music of Vaudeville and Tin Pan Alley

    videorecording | videorecording; 74 min | Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series. (Source). December 1, 2009 (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Moloney, Mick
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • The McIntosh County Shouters

    The McIntosh County Shouters perform ring shouts from Georgia at the Library of Congress, December 2, 2010. videorecording | videorecording ; 57 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Date). December 2, 2010. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Mcintosh County Shouters (Musical Group)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Sama Ensemble

    The Sama Ensemble of Maryland performs Persian music and chants in Farsi at the Library of Congress, April 25, 2007. Concert sponsored by the American Folklife Center. videorecording | videorecording ; 55 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). April 25, 2007. (Date). Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress. (Venue). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Sama (Musical Group) - Turner, Rory P. B. - Analouei, Ali - Khorasani, Naser - Ameen, Bahman - Elizabeth, Audrey - Bibizadeh, Behnaz - Hosseini, Neda - Hosseini, Puneh - Shirzadi, Souri - Bulger, Peggy - Esmaeli, Hasti - Abrishami, Giti - Zolriasatein, Nazanin - Bloom, Steve, Percussionist
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • Bernstein Meets Broadway

    videorecording | videorecording ; 60 min | The composer Leonard Bernstein once wrote that his now-famous "West Side Story" of 1957 included a plea for racial tolerance as materials reveal in the Bernstein Collection in the Music Division of the Library of Congress. This lecture traces Bernstein's composer-activism back to "On the Town" of 1944, which was his first Broadway show and grew out ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Oja, Carol J.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
  • Major League Tassa

    videorecording | 1 videorecording: 53 min | Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Major League Tassa (Performing Group)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • Songs of Robert Burns

    videorecording | videorecording ; 37 min | Forms part of Robert Burns at 250: Poetry, Politics, and Performance (Source). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Bennett, Margaret - Miller, Ed - Kruesi, Margaret - Burns, Robert
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • The sound of Broadway music - A conversation with Jonathan Tunick

    videorecording | videorecording : 149 min. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditourium, Library of Congress, Washington DC. (Venue). Recorded on May 6, 2009 at 5 PM. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Tunick, Jonathan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • The Ragheb Moftah Collection Demonstration and Celebration

    videorecording | videorecording ; 72 min | Staff and guests gather to mark the launch of a new presentation on the Library's website on Coptic Christian chant. A demonstration of the site is given by the project curator, Carolyn Ramzy. With its roots in Ancient Egyptian music, Coptic Christian chant is one of the oldest liturgical genres still performed today. Drawing on the Ragheb ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Youssef, His Grace Bishop - Michael, His Grace Bishop - Moftah, Laurence - Lund, Karen - Ramzy, Carolyn
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • John Koster: What Did Harpsichords Sound Like in 1910?

    videorecording | videorecording ; 27 min | John Koster discusses the sound of harpsichords in the early part of the 20th Century, in a companion lecture to a concert by Mahan Esfahani. (Content). Recorded May 29, 2010 (Date). Speaker Biography: John Koster is conservator and curator of keyboard instruments at the National Music Museum in Vermillion, South Dakota. (Biographical). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Koster, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver

    Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver perform at the Library of Congress, September 13, 2006. videorecording | videorecording ; 70 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). September 13, 2006. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Quicksilver (Musical Group) - Lawson, Doyle
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • New Ballard's Branch Bogtrotters

    videorecording | videorecording ; 27 min | Forms part of Legends and Legacies: A Concert and Symposium Celebrating Joe Wilson and the NCTA Collection (Source). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - New Ballard's Branch Bogtrotters (Musical Group)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Makers of the Sacred Harp

    videorecording | videorecording; 47 min | Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series. (Source). October 21, 2010. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Steel, David Warren
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • The Star Spangled Banner

    videorecording | videorecording ; 2 min | Forms part of the Baseball Americana Symposium (Source). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Reverb (Vocal Group) - Langley, Steve - Pinkney, Victor - Hunter, Chris - Edler, Troy - Owens, Kevin - Deering, Jason
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Benton Flippen and the Smokey Valley Boys

    videorecording | 1 videorecording: 59 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). August 17, 2005. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Flippen, Benton - Smokey Valley Boys - Clifton, Verlen - Brown, Paul - Bode, Frank
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • Give My Poor Heart Ease: Voices of the Mississippi Blues

    videorecording | videorecording; 55 min | Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series. (Source). February 17, 2010. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Ferris, William R.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Reflections on the Mendelssohn Bicentenary

    videorecording | videorecording ; 71 min | Hailed in the New York Times as "the dean of Mendelssohn scholars in the United States," R. Larry Todd shares his insights on the Mendelssohn reception in the 19th and 20th centuries and how different composers responded to his music. (Content). Recorded February 19, 2009 (Date). Speaker Biography: Hailed in the New York Times as "the dean ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Todd, R. Larry
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • [Juilliard String Quartet 40 year anniversary : panel discussion]

    Panel discussion sponsored by the Library of Congress Music Division to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Juilliard String Quartet. videorecording | 1 digital video file (1 hr., 52 min., 27 sec.) : sd., col. | Title supplied by cataloger. Panelists: Joe McLellan, Christopher Kendall, Jessica Krash, Frances McKay, Juilliard String Quartet (Ronald Copes, Samuel Rhodes, Joel Krosnick, Joel Smirnoff); Jon Newsom, moderator. (Performers). ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Juilliard String Quartet - Coolidge Auditorium (Library of Congress) - Music Division - Newsom, Jon - McLellan, Joseph D. - Kendall, Christopher - Krash, Jessica - McKay, Frances - Copes, Ronald - Rhodes, Samuel - Krosnick, Joel - Smirnoff, Joel
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Interview with composer and pianist Fred Hersch

    videorecording | videorecording ; 50 min. | Recorded on October 26, 2007 (Date). Part of the series "American Creativity: The Composer-Performer," this interview with the composer and pianist Fred Hersch was presented by the Library's Music Division as a pre-concert presentation. The interviewer is Ben Roe. (Content). Speaker Biography: Fred Hersch (born October 21, 1955 in Cincinnati, Ohio) is a contemporary American jazz pianist ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Hersch, Fred - Roe, Ben
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • Dave Brubeck Quartet

    videorecording | 2 digital video files : 123 min., 17 sec. ; sd., col. | Title from printed program. Brubeck Institute Jazz Sextet ; Dave Brubeck Quartet ; Christian McBride, bass. (Performers). Concert given under the auspices of the Irving Caesar Lifetime Trust in the Library of Congress. Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., Oct. 1, 2003. Contents ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Dave Brubeck Quartet - Brubeck Institute Sextet - Irving Caesar Lifetime Trust - Music Division - Recording Laboratory
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003
  • Stevie Wonder Discusses Library Commission "Sketches of a Life"

    videorecording | videorecording ; 32 min | Stevie Wonder talks to Norman Middleton of the Library's Music Division about his new Library of Congress commission, "Sketches of a Life," and his thoughts about composition and music. (Content). Recorded February 24, 2009 (Date). Speaker Biography: Born in Saginaw, Michigan in 1950, Stevie Wonder became blind shortly after birth. He learned to play the harmonica, piano ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Wonder, Stevie
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Sophia Bilides with Mal Barsamian and Mike Gregian Traditional Greek Smyrneika Music from Massachusetts

    videorecording | Library of Congress (Venue). August 24, 2011 (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Bilides, Sophia - Barsamian, Mal - Gregianm, Mike
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
  • Legends and Legacies Concert Celebrating Joseph T. Wilson and the National Council of Traditional Arts Collection

    videorecording | 1 videorecording; 176 min. | This concert forms part of the Legends and Legacies: An American Folklife Center Celebration of Public Folklore symposium events. (Source Note). September 10, 2009. (Date). This concert honors the life and work of Joseph T. Wilson and includes a presentation of the Library of Congress Living Legend Award to him by the Librarian of Congress. (Content). This ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Wilson, Joe - Sheehy, Daniel Edward - Sweet Heaven Kings - New Ballard's Branch Bogtrotters (Musical Group) - Mauchahty Ware, Tom - Mulvihill, Brendan - McComiskey, Billy - Wiggins, Phil - Douglas, Jerry - Dukes, Josh - Tieyah, Chester, Jr. - Ware, Tom, III - Olin, Julia - Billington, James H. - Bulger, Peggy A. - Obey, David R. - Moloney, Mick
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Composer John Adams Reads from His Autobiography

    videorecording | videorecording ; 64 min | Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer John Adams will read from his autobiography, "Hallelujah Junction." (Content). Recorded May 14, 2010 (Date). Speaker Biography: As a composer, conductor, and creative thinker, Adams occupies a unique position in the world of classical music. His works, both operatic and symphonic, stand out among contemporary classical compositions for their depth of expression, brilliance ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Adams, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010