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  • Interview with José James

    The Library's Larry Appelbaum talks with singer and songwriter José James.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-05-12
  • Michael Feinstein on Musicals & Songs at the Library of Congress, Series 1 – Rodgers & Hammerstein, Episode 3 - It Might As Well Be Spring

    videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 4 min. | 16:9 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Feinstein, Michael
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • A Talk with Sebastian Currier

    Composer Sebastian Currier talks about his new work ("Xenakis Remix," performed later that evening) and his career.

    • Contributor: Currier, Sebastian
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-05-06
  • Preconcert Talk: David Nelson & Chaya Czernowin

    Composer Chaya Czernowin and Orchestra 2001 percussionist David Nelson discuss an evening concert of works by George Crumb and a Library of Congress Dina Koston and Roger Shapiro Fund for New Music commission by Czernowin, "Slow Summer Stay II: Lakes" (2012).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-05-03
  • Michael Feinstein on Musicals & Songs at the Library of Congress, Series 1 – Rodgers & Hammerstein, Episode 4 - Cinderella

    motion picture | 1 videorecording ; 5 min. | 16:9 Motion Picture (Form).

    • Contributor: Feinstein, Michael
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • [ Excerpt from "The Danny Kaye Show," November 6, 1961]

    videorecording | The clip opens with a dance number that stars Danny Kaye and company dance members. (General). The second scene features a joke about golfers with different nationalitites complaining about missing a short put. (General). The final scene fo the clip shows the life of a man, played by Danny Kaye, through the eyes of the people he meets throughout the day. (General). ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Interview with Guillermo Klein

    videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 49 min. | Whittall Pavilion, Library of Congress (Venue). February 29, 2008 (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Klein, Guillermo - Appelbaum, Larry
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • Don't blame me

    motion picture | videorecording ; 6 min. | Motion Picture (Form).

    • Contributor: Graves, Denyce - Wintle, James - Fields, Dorothy - McHugh, Jimmy
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Performing early American song

    motion picture | videorecording ; 15 min. | Motion Picture (Form).

    • Contributor: Baird, Julianne - Wintle, James
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Founder's Day Concert: Party Like It's 1587

    A tribute to Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge's commitment to fostering performance of Renaissance music in the United States, this evening's triple bill sampled some of the most popular trends and performance styles from the period. The party begins as combined brass choirs of the U.S. Navy Band exult antiphonal music by Italian composers Giovanni Gabrieli and Carlo Gesualdo. On their shawms, sackbuts, dulcians, bagpipes and ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-10-30
  • That baseball rag [illustrated]

    videorecording | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track from online Jukebox. 3332 (General). Photos used: [President Woodrow Wilson throwing out the first ball, opening day, 1916] (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.18475 ) -- Baseball fans - at Polo Grounds, N.Y. April 12, 1911 (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b06584) -- Bugs Raymond, New York Giants, baseball card portrait (http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2007685634/) -- [Oscar Stanage/Edgar Summers, Detroit Tigers, baseball card portrait] (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/bbc.1981f) -- [Orval ...

    • Contributor: Collins, Arthur - Wolff, Dave - Jones, Clarence
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • "Taps" and Gen. Daniel Butterfield

    In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of "Taps," Nicholas Brown (a descendant of General Daniel Butterfield, who arranged the military call) explores the origin and history of America's bugle call and the man behind it. Special appearances by Master Sergeant Allyn Van Patten, principal special bugler for U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own," and Jari Villanueva, director, Taps for Veterans. Presented in conjunction with the ...

    • Contributor: Brown, Nicholas A.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-12-16
  • In Concert: Paolo Pandolfo & Thomas Boysen

    Paolo Pandolfo (viola da gamba) and Thomas Boysen (theorbo/Baroque guitar) play in a dazzling program of Renaissance improvisations and celebrated works by Sainte-Colombe and Marin Marais.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-02-26
  • Song of the deathless voice

    videorecording | Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Farwell, Arthur - Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Discussion: Daniels & Kellaway & the American Songbook

    videorecording | videorecording ; 59 min | The Library's Larry Appelbaum talks with musicians Eddie Daniels and Roger Kellaway on jazz and the American songbook. (Content). Recorded February 25, 2011 (Date). Speaker Biography: American tenor saxophonist and clarinetist Eddie Daniels took up alto saxophone at the age of nine, began doubling on tenor saxophone and clarinet about three years later, and attended the High ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Daniels, Eddie - Kellaway, Roger - Appelbaum, Larry
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
  • Interview with Composer and Pianist Fred Hersch

    Part of the series "American Creativity: The Composer-Performer," this interview with the composer and pianist Fred Hersch, one of a series of portraits of major jazz figures appearing at the Library of Congress, was presented by the Library's Music Division as a pre-concert presentation. The interviewer is Ben Roe.

    • Contributor: Hersch, Fred
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-10-26
  • Treasures in the Pre-1800 General Collections of Music

    videorecording | videorecording ; 28 min | Susan Clermont makes a presentation on the Music Division's collections prior to 1800 as part of the Library's docent training. (Content). Recorded December 7, 2006 (Date). Speaker Biography: Susan Clermont is the music specialist in the Library's Music Division. (Biographical). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Clermont, Susan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • National Anthem Remix Panel Discussion

    The Library's stacks include a trove of arrangements of our national anthem, including Stravinsky's "The Star-Spangled Banner," and "Ode to the Star-Spangled Banner" by Ferde Grofé. This panel discusses the history and value of revamping one of our most provocative songs. Panelists include Matt Spivey (vice president of artistic operations, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra), Loras John Schissel (music division, Library of Congress), Neil Grauer (assistant ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-09-18
  • A fireside chat with Gunther Schuller

    videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 56 min. | Whittall Pavilion, Library of Congress (Venue). December 16, 2005 (Date). Pre-concert interview (General). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Schuller, Gunther - Vita, Susan - Schissel, Loras J.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • Over there [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 4 min. | Audio track taken from Victor 45130-B as found on the LOC Jukebox (http://www.loc.gov/jukebox/recordings/detail/id/5977) (Content). Illustrations: Victor 45130-B record label (http://www.loc.gov/jukebox/recordings/detail/id/5977) -- That's my fight too (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/acd.2a09928) -- I want you for U.S. Army / James Montgomery Flagg. (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g03859) -- [World War I Infantry soldiers, standing in front of photographers backdrop] (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.11422) -- Our boys in ...

    • Contributor: Bayes, Nora - Cohan, George M. (George Michael)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
  • Capturing Sound: How Technology Has Changed Music

    Mark Katz, a professor at the Peabody Conservatory of Music at The Johns Hopkins University, discussed his book, "Capturing Sound: How Technology Has Changed Music." The event was sponsored by the Library's John W. Kluge Center, the Music Division and the Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division. According to Katz, who teaches in the Department of Musicology at the Peabody, there is more ...

    • Contributor: Katz, Mark
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-11-09
  • The Many Rooms of Bach's Suites

    Daniel Boomhower discusses Bach.

    • Contributor: Boomhower, Daniel
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-04-28
  • Preconcert Talk: George & Gregory Walker

    Pulitzer Prize-winning composer George Walker discusses his music with his son, violinist Gregory Walker, and Nicholas A. Brown of the Music Division. Gregory Walker performs the the world concert premiere of George's Bleu, for unaccompanied violin (2012). Gregory's performance marks the debut of the Library of Congress' "Oberlin Betts," and exact copy of the Library's "Betts" violin by Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1704. This pre-concert ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-04-20
  • Jazz Conversation: Ron Carter with Larry Appelbaum

    motion picture | 1 videorecording ; 71 min. | Whithall Pavillion, Library of Congress, Washington, DC (Venue). October 17, 2012. 1:00 PM (Date). 16:9 Motion Picture (Form).

    • Contributor: Carter, Ron - Appelbaum, Larry
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Pamela Frank and friends

    motion picture | 1 videorecording ; 95 min. | Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, Washington, DC (Venue). October 10, 2012 (Date). Pamela Frank and Alexander Simionescu, violin. Dmitri Murrath and Nokuthula Ngwenyama, viola. Peter Wiley and Edward Arron, violoncello. (Performers). Miniatures, op. 75a(1887)/ Antoni ́n Dvora ́k -- Verkla ̈rte Nacht, op.4 / Arnold Schoenberg -- Sextet in B-flat major, op. 18 / Johannes Brahms (Content). 16:9 ...

    • Contributor: Frank, Pamela - Simionescu, Alexander - Murrath, Dmitri - Ngwenyama, Nokuthula - Wiley, Peter - Arron, Edward - Dvora ́K, Antoni ́N - Schoenberg, Arnold - Brahms, Johannes
    • Original Format: Film, Video