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  • General William Booth enters into Heaven

    videorecording | Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Homer, Sidney - Lindsay, Vachel - Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Cake walk /

    Five African Americans--three men and two women--perform a cakewalk, a dance featuring fancy strutting that was named after the prize awarded in the original contests. The dancers wear rather formal attire, with the men in dark suits and black tie and the women in full-length, high-collared dark dresses; one woman carries a small American flag. As they step in place against a light background, ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • La Risonanza

    motion picture | 1 videorecording ; 105 min. | Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, Washington, DC (Venue). November 29, 2012 (Date). Yetzabel Arias Fernandez, soprano. Fabio Bonizzoni, Artistic Director, harpsichord. Marco Brolli, flute. Carlo Lazzaroni, Rosella Croce and Claudia Combs, violin. Gianni de Rosa, viola. Caterina Dell'Agnello, violoncello. Vanni Moretto, contrabass. (Performers). Dorrilla in Tempe: Sinfonia, RV 709 -- Concerto for violin and cello ...

    • Contributor: Bonizzoni, Fabio - Arias Ferna ́Ndez, Yetzabel - Vivaldi, Antonio - Handel, George Frideric - Bach, Johann Sebastian
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • The Paquito D'Rivera Ensemble

    Webcast of a concert performed in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, May 31, 2002. videorecording | 2 digital video files (2 hr., 45 sec.) : sd., col. | Title from cover of printed program. On cover: The McKim Fund, The Carolyn Royall Just Fund, in the Library of Congress. All works composed by Paquito D'Rivera; lyrics for Panamericana suite and Song for peace ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Paquito D'Rivera Ensemble - D'Rivera, Paquito - Urcola, Diego - Yavnai, Alon - Stagñaro, Oscar - Walker, Mark - Carter, Regina - Piccinini, Marina - Feliciano, Brenda - Colina, Annie - Mckim Fund - The Carolyn Royall Just Fund - Music Division - Recording Laboratory - Coolidge Auditorium (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002
  • Theater Treasures in the Music Division

    videorecording | videorecording ; 19 min | Walter Zvonchenko makes a presentation on the theater treasures in the Music Division for the Library's docent training program. (Content). Recorded December 7, 2006 (Date). Speaker Biography: Walter Zvonchenko is a theater specialist in the Library's Music Division. (Biographical). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Zvonchenko, Walter
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • The rose of no man's land [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track from Victor 18508-B. Matrix B-22411-2. (Source Note). Recorded on Nov. 8, 1918 (Date). Illustrations used: sheet music (http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/D?dukesm:1:./temp/~ammem_q2qb::)-- Red Cross Nurses (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/hec.08356) -- French Red Cross nurses (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ggbain.17067) -- The spirit of America--Join (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g09738) -- Red Cross nurse alongside of soldier in hospital bed, with Christmas decorations (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c07731) -- Third Red Cross roll ...

    • Contributor: Caddigan, Jack - Brennan, James A. - Shaw, Elliott - Hart, Charles H.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • The History and Reconstruction of Native American Flutes in the Library's Dayton C. Miller Collection

    motion picture | 1 videorecording ; 65 min. | Whithall Pavillion, Library of Congress, Washington, DC (Venue). November 28, 2012 (Date). 4:3 Motion Picture (Form).

    • Contributor: Higgins, Barry
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • God moves on the water [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 4 min. | Audio track taken from AFS 188 B2 (General). Photographs and drawings from Library of Congress online resources. (General). Photos used: [Photograph of front page of The world 16 April 1912 headlining the sinking of the Titanic] (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c16257) -- Survivors struggle to get away from the Titanic in this artist's conception (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c16256) -- TANIC life boats ...

    • Contributor: Washington, Lightnin - Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Ann Yao Trio Traditional Chinese Zheng Music from Florida

    videorecording | 1 videorecording; 70 min. | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). July 27, 2011. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Yao, Ann - Chen, Yihan - Wang, Guowei
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
  • Sreevidhya Chandramouli

    Sreevidhya Chandramouli of Portland, Oregon, performs vina music and Sanscrit songs of South India at the Library of Congress, August 20, 2009. videorecording | videorecording ; 64 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). August 20, 2009. Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Chandramouli, Sreevidhya - Sriji, Poovalur
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • The dodger

    motion picture | videorecording ; 8 min. | Motion Picture (Form).

    • Contributor: Shirley, Wayne D. - Copland, Aaron
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • [ Excerpt from "Here Comes Peter Cottontail," 1971]

    videorecording | Seymour S. Sassafras and Antoine (both played by Danny Kaye) help Peter Cottontail (played byCasey Kasem) with their 'yester-morrow-bile.' (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • D. W. Groethe -- Cowboy songs and poetry from Montana

    D. W. Groethe performs cowboy songs and poetry from Montana at the Library of Congress, July 20, 2005. videorecording | videorecording ; 58 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). July 20, 2005. (Date). Groethe, a working cowboy, performs his own compositions as well as traditional songs. (Content). D. W. Groethe was born and grew up in western North Dakota, the third generation descendant of ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Groethe, D. W. - Swaney, Alexandra - Bulger, Peggy A.
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2005
  • The boatmen's dance

    videorecording | Copyright 1950 by The Aaron Copland Fund for Music. Copyright renewed. Boosey & Hawkes, Inc., Sole licensee. (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Copland, Aaron - Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
    • Original Format: Film, Video

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  • Dunham Technique: "Congo Paillette"

    In 2002, with funds from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Library of Congress undertook the documentation of Katherine Dunham's dance technique. Included in this website are clips on breathing; contractions; fall and recovery; pull-through contraction or full body roll; second position plié with footwork; second position plié with parallel stretch in fourth position; second position plié with contraction and release variations; advanced second ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Dunham Technique: Dunham walk—slow

    In 2002, with funds from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Library of Congress undertook the documentation of Katherine Dunham's dance technique. Included in this website are clips on breathing; contractions; fall and recovery; pull-through contraction or full body roll; second position plié with footwork; second position plié with parallel stretch in fourth position; second position plié with contraction and release variations; advanced second ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Katherine Dunham on "L'Ag'Ya"

    In this series of clips recorded in September 2002, Katherine Dunham speaks about her influence on American dance; dance anthropology; her anthropological films; Shango; L'Ag'Ya; the Mazouk from L'Ag'Ya; the need for a Dunham Technique; breathing in Dunham Technique; the circle of energy; the concept of the "pole through the body" in Dunham Technique; the hand in Dunham Technique; the position of the arm ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Ibo

    Katherine Dunham describes a traditional Haitian Ibo dance. (Content). A Visit with Katherine Dunham, a film by D.A. Pennebaker, Chris Hegedus, Patricia Kerr Ross with David Dawkins © Pennebaker Associates, Inc. Filmed in Haiti in 1983. (Copyright). A Film by Chris Hegedus and D. A Pennebaker Used by permission of Pennebaker-Hegedus Films 262 W. 91st Street New York, NY 10024 (Copyright Notice). A Film ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • We write the songs: celebrating the ASCAP Collection

    videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 110 min. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on May 10, 2011. (General). 16:9 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Williams, Paul - Deshannon, Jackie - Steinberg, Billy - Kelly, Tom - Eastmond, Barry - Jackson, Freddie - Kay, Dean - Broughton, Bruce - James, Brett - Sampson, Gordie - Lindsey, Hillary - Lovett, Lyle - David, Hal - American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
  • 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
  • [ Clip of "The Gypsy Drinking Song" from the film "The Inspector General"]

    videorecording | Clip features Danny Kaye performing the Sylvia Fine song "The Gypsy Drinking Song." (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • " Justice" by Roger Reynolds

    videorecording | videorecording ; 50 min | Composer Roger Reynolds' operatic work "Justice," commissioned for the celebration of the Library's Bicentennial in 2000, was performed in the Great Hall of the Library's Jefferson Building. Written for actress, soprano, percussionist, multichannel computer sound and real-time surround sound, "Justice" is based on the Greek tragedy of Clytemnestra and Agamemnon. The text was adapted from "Aeschylus and ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Reynolds, Roger
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001
  • [ Excerpt from "Musical Comedy Tonight II," February 11, 1981]

    videorecording | Segment 1: Sylvia Fine explains the history behind the 1941 musical "Lady in the Dark" by Moss Hart, Ira Gershwin, and Kurt Weill. (General). Segment 2: Danny Kaye, Lynn Redgrave, and other cast members reenact the circus scene from the original production of "Lady in the Dark." (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • James "Super Chikan" Johnson and Richard Christman

    James "Super Chikan" Johnson and Richard Christman performs Mississippi blues songs and music at the Library of Congress, May 23, 2006. videorecording | videorecording ; 62 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). May 23, 2006. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Super Chikan - Christman, Richard
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • The Not Too Bad Bluegrass Band

    The Not Too Bad Bluegrass Band from Indiana performing at the Library of Congress, October 13, 2010. videorecording | videorecording ; 63 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). October 13, 2010. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Not Too Bad Bluegrass Band - Lappin, Brian - Hardin, Doug - Norman, Greg - Todd, Kent - Austen, Theodocia Millich - Kay, Jon
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010