• Mahan Esfahani: Harpsichord Concert

    videorecording | videorecording ; 92 min | Mahan Esfahani plays Wanda Landowska's Pleyel harpsichord, featuring pieces from her 1927 concert at the Library of Congress. (Content). Recorded May 29, 2010 (Date). Speaker Biography: Mahan Esfahani is fast gaining international recognition as a soloist and collaborative artist on the harpsichord, fortepiano and organ in both early and contemporary repertoire. He was the first harpsichordist to ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Esfahani, Mahan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • The sound of Broadway music - An introduction and a discussion with Sid Ramin

    videorecording | videorecording : 103 min. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditourium, Library of Congress, Washington DC. (Venue). Recorded on May 6, 2009 at 10 AM. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Ramin, Sid - Vita, Sue
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • 2010 Gershwin Prize Press Conference

    videorecording | videorecording ; 16 min | Prior to receiving the third annual Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, Sir Paul McCartney was on hand for a press conference at the library. The third annual Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song is presented to Sir Paul McCartney at a special concert in the East Room of the White House on June 2, 2010, ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - McCartney, Paul
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • 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
  • Tchaikovsky & Taneyev: Mentor and Protégé

    videorecording | videorecording ; 45 min | Set within the artistic milieu of the last decades of Imperial Russia, this presentation traces the lives and careers of two of that country's most influential composers: Petr Il'ich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893), and his student Sergei Ivanovich Taneyev (1856-1915) -- the former having enjoyed a worldwide celebrity during his lifetime, and the latter's reputation having been eclipsed to ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lavine, Kevin
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
  • Early Music at the Library: 85 Years of Performance Practice History

    videorecording | videorecording ; 3511 min | A panel discussion on early music performance at the Library of Congress. (Content). Recorded October 14, 2010 (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Bicket, Harry - Middleton, Norman - Wintle, James - McLean, Anne E.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • The sound of Broadway music - Great Broadway orchestrators discussed by people who knew them and worked with them

    videorecording | videorecording : 107 min. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditourium, Library of Congress, Washington DC. (Venue). Recorded on May 6, 2009 at 1:30 PM. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Alexander String Quartet with Robert Greenberg

    videorecording | videorecording ; 134 min | The Alexander String Quartet and composer-pianist-musicologist Robert Greenberg, who has been called "the Elvis of music history and appreciation" unravel the mysteries and marvels of Beethoven's String Quartet op. 130, bringing to life the history, art, politics, intrigue and romance that have shaped this music. The Alexander String Quartet was formed in New York City in 1981. ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Greenberg, Robert
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • 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
  • Opalanga Pugh African American storytelling from Colorado with Askia Touré on voice and drum

    videorecording | 1 videorecording: 67 min | Storytelling, songs, and music, including songs and stories Pugh learned while traveling in Africa. (Content). Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). May 28, 2008. (Date). Opalanga Pugh died of cancer on June 5, 2010. (Biographical). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Pugh, Opalanga D.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • Wayne Newell and Blanch Sockabasin: Traditional Passamaquoddy Music From Maine

    Wayne Newell and Blanch Sockabasin perform Passamaquoddy songs and music at the Library of Congress, Septermber 16, 2009. videorecording | videorecording ; 65 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). September 16, 2009. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Sockabasin, Blanch - Newell, Wayne - Mundell, Kathleen - Bulger, Peggy A.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Dineh Tah Navajo Dancers

    Dineh Tah Navajo Dancers perform traditional dances and songs at the Library of Congress, November 16, 2005. videorecording | videorecording ; 69 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). November 16, 2005. (Date). The members of this ensemble are from Arizona and New Mexico. Most are students at the University of New Mexico. (Biographical). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Dineh Tah Navajo Dancers - Bass, Howard
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • Jonathan Larson: The Man Who Died Too Young

    videorecording | videorecording ; 60 mim | Mark Horowitz discusses the life and work of Jonathan Larson, composer of the hit musical "Rent." (Content). Recorded May 9, 2011 (Date). Speaker Biography: Mark Horowitz is a reference librarian in the Music Division of the Library of Congress. (Biographical). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Horowitz, Mark
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
  • 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
  • [Patricia Lamb Conn in an interview with David Sager]

    videorecording | 1 digital video file (1 hr., 11 min., 51 sec.) : sd., col. | videorecording | Title supplied by cataloger. Interviewers: David Sager, Loras Schissel; interviewee: Patricia Lamb Conn. Recorded in the Recording Laboratory, Motion Picture Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, 2006 (Venue). Courtesy of Pat Lamb Conn. (Copyright Notice). In an interview with David Sager and Loras Schissel, ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Conn, Patricia Lamb - Sager, David - Schissel, Loras J. - Library of Congress. Recording Laboratory
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006

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  • Rock Hall of Fame Guitarist Chris Hillman

    videorecording | videorecording ; 82 min | Rock pioneer Chris Hillman talks about the craft of the songwriter and about his prolific career. (Content). Recorded October 16, 2009 Chris Hillman began his career playing guitar and mandolin, later becoming a bass player, a songwriter and a vocalist. The Byrds' first single, a cover of Bob Dylan's "Mr. Tambourine Man," was a huge international hit ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Hillman, Chris
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Beethoven: The Universal Composer

    videorecording | videorecording ; 45 min | Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edmund Morris discussed his new book, "Beethoven: The Universal Composer." The Library's Music Division cosponsored the event with the Center for the Book. Morris, a classically trained pianist, has studied Beethoven and his music for 40 years. "Of all the great composers, Beethoven is the most enduring in his appeal to dilettantes and intellectuals ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Morris, Edmund
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • Uri Caine Trio

    videorecording | videorecording ; 101 min | The Uri Caine Trio performs at the Atlas Performing Center in Washington, D.C. (Content). Recorded May 22, 2010 (Date). Admired for original compositions and reinventions, jazz pianist and composer Uri Caine brings an eclectic array of disciplines and influences to his music. His classical and jazz training and his poetic sense combine in ambitious hybrids that are ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Caine, Uri
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Barbara Lynn and Friends

    Barbara Lynn performs Texas Rhythm and Blues at the Library of Congress, November 18, 2009. videorecording | videorecording ; 58 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). November 18, 2009. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lynn, Barbara
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • 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
  • Hard Luck Blues: Roots Music Photographs from the Great Depression

    videorecording | videorecording; 59 min | Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series. (Source). June 2, 1010. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Remsberg, Rich
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Tony Ellis & the Musicians of Braeburn

    Tony Ellis and the Musicians of Braeburn from Ohio perform banjo and string band songs and music at the Library of Congress, June 22, 2011. sound recording | videorecording ; 62 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). June 22, 2011. (Date). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Ellis, Tony, Banjoist - Austen, Theadocia Millich
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
  • ASCAP Collection Concert

    videorecording | videorecording ; 112 min | The stories of, and back stories behind, several beloved songs were laid out for a most entertained audience May 11th as the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) Foundation brought forward an evening of songs sung by ASCAP's member songwriters at the Library of Congress Coolidge Auditorium. The offering the second annual "We Write the ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Williams, Paul - Souther, J.D. - Bergman, Alan - Holyfield, Wayland - Alexander, Jessi - David, Hal - Hammond, Albert - Withers, Bill
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Jazz Conversation: Argentine Pianist and Composer Guillermo Klein

    videorecording | videorecording ; 49 min | Argentine pianist and composer Guillermo Klein talks with Library of Congress music specialist Larry Appelbaum. (Content). Recorded February 29, 2008 (Date). Speaker Biography: In the early 1990s, pianist, composer and bandleader Guillermo Klein moved from his native Argentina to Boston to study at the Berklee School of Music. He spent the remainder of that decade in New ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Klein, Guillermo - Appelbaum, Larry
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • The sound of Broadway music - The song: From piano bench to stage

    videorecording | videorecording : 116 min. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditourium, Library of Congress, Washington DC. (Venue). Recorded on May 7, 2009 at 10 AM. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009