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  • CMA songwriters series: Bob DiPiero, Brett James, Little Big Town, Lori McKenna

    videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 88 min. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on Dec. 4, 2010. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Dipiero, Bob - James, Brett - Little Big Town (Musical Group) - McKenna, Lori - Country Music Association (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Uri Caine & Larry Appelbaum

    Larry Appelbaum interviewed pianist-composer Uri Caine at the Atlas Performing Arts Center, Lang Theatre in Washington, D.C.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-05-22
  • Danny Kaye Website Launch

    At an evening celebration on March 19, the Library launched a website featuring 2,000 items from its Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine Collection.

    • Contributor: Speakers, Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-03-19
  • The Saiyuki Trio with Rudresh Mahanthappa

    "Sound magic" from a trio whose name means "Journey to the West." French jazz guitarist Nguyen Le studied visual arts and philosophy before working with artists like Ornette Coleman, Ray Charles, and Mauricio Kagel. Influences from Jimi Hendrix to the traditional music of Vietnam meld harmonies from East and West to paint an Asia without borders.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-02-24
  • Touching History - Pianos in Perspective

    videorecording | videorecording ; 98 min | Dr. Frank P. Baer, curator of historic instruments at the German National Museum, Nuremberg, and fortepianist Ludwig Semerjian from Quebec, shared their experience of a journey into the land of the forgotten sound. The event was presented in collaboration with the Orchestre de la Nouvelle France and SMW World of Sound. (Content). Recorded April 30, 2009 (Date). ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Baer, Frank - Semerjian, Ludwig
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • 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
  • Treasures in the Pre-1800 General Collections of Music

    Susan Clermont makes a presentation on the Music Division's collections prio to 1800 as part of the Library's docent training.

    • Contributor: Clermont, Susan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-12-07
  • If you've only got a moustache

    motion picture | videorecording ; 4 min. | Motion Picture (Form).

    • Contributor: Graves, Denyce - Wintle, James - Foster, Stephen Collins - Cooper, George
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Rodgers & Hammerstein: Carousel

    In the sixth episode of a series of videos that explore the Rodgers and Hammerstein collections at the Library of Congress, Michael Feinstein examines the origins of the opening number from the hit musical Carousel, "Carousel Waltz." Produced by special arrangement with Imagem/Williamson Music Inc.

    • Contributor: Feinstein, Michael
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-01-03
  • [ Excerpt from "On the Double," 1961]

    videorecording | Danny Kaye as Ernie Williams does his imitation of General McKenzie Smith, also played by Danny Kaye. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • The New Deal Legacy and Contemporary Scholarship, Part 1

    The "New Deal" Franklin Delano Roosevelt had promised the American people began to take shape immediately after his inauguration on March 4, 1933. The multi-faceted social, cultural and fiscal recovery program aimed to reform and reinvigorate national life, and to end the Great Depression. Many New Deal administrators believed that art could be a part of the daily lives of all Americans, not just ...

    • Contributor: Various - Brannan, Beverly W. - Birney, Alice L. (Alice Lotvin) - Breiseth, Christopher Neri - Camp, Charles - Clark, Robert William - Cleary, Beth M. - Cole, John Young - Dimunation, Mark G. - Gottesman, Laura - Kalin, Andrea - Katzman, Laura - Kazin, Michael - Kerst, Catherine Hiebert - McDannell, Colleen - Morgan, Mindy J. - Peatross, C. Ford - Rachleff, Peter J. - Remsberg, Rich - Sapoznik, Henry - Tidwell, John Edgar - Wiltsey, Tom - Zvonchenko, Walter - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress - National New Deal Preservation Association - United States. National Archives and Records Administration
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008-03-14
  • Music & Technology: Ge Wang & Mark Applebaum

    In collaboration with Stanford University, Mark Applebaum and Ge Wang speak about and demonstrate their work exploring technology in music. They illuminate key issues at the intersection of art and the technologies that contribute to it.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-10-26
  • Alexander String Quartet with Robert Greenberg

    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: Greenberg, Robert
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-04-17
  • [ Excerpt of "Live from Lincoln Center - An Evening with Danny Kaye and the New York Philharmonic" September 23, 1981]

    videorecording | Danny Kaye conducts the New York Philharmonic in a rendition of the overure to "The Thieving Magpie." (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Pre-Concert Conversation with Jefferson Friedman

    Jefferson Friedman and members of the Chiara String Quartet discuss Friedman's Library of Congress commission. The Chiara String Quartet is renowned for innovative approaches to chamber music masterworks and a commitment to new compositions for string quartet.

    • Contributor: Friedman, Jefferson
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-12-05
  • 2010 Gershwin Prize Press Conference

    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, where the President and First Lady will ...

    • Contributor: McCartney, Sir Paul
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-06-01
  • 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
  • We Write the Songs: ASCAP Concert 2012

    The Library hosted the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) Foundation for its annual event "We Write the Songs," a night of songwriters performing their own tunes and telling the stories behind their creations. Performers included Terri Nunn, Ray Parker Jr., Irving Burgie, Stephen Bishop, Melanie, Dan Foliart, Dino Fekaris, Chris Stapleton, Stephen Schwartz, Valerie Simpson (of Ashford & Simpson fame) and ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-05-15
  • Gretchen Parlato & Gerald Clayton Interviewed

    Larry Appelbaum of the Library's Music Division talks with musicians Gretchen Parlato and Gerald Clayton.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-12-02
  • Chamber Music in 1750 Berlin

    A lecture with live musical performances from Caitlin McSherry, violin; Daniel Boomhower, violin; Daniel McCarthy, viola; Emily Cantrell, viola; Gozde Yasar, cello; and Daniel Walshaw, theorbo.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-04-05
  • Dipper Mouth Blues

    Thomas Brothers discusses Louis Armstrong, composer of King Oliver's "Dipper Mouth Blues."

    • Contributor: Thomas Brothers
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-03-29
  • General William Booth enters into Heaven

    videorecording | Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Homer, Sidney - Lindsay, Vachel - Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
    • 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
  • Wellness and Growth: Acoustic Medicine and Music Therapy

    A discussion presented in cooperation with the American Music Therapy Association.

    • Contributor: Standley, Jayne
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-05-14
  • Master class with Thomas Hampson and Sgt Kenneth G. Maxwell, tenor vocalist, May 30, 2006

    videorecording | Master class conducted at the Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha, Nebraska, on May 30, 2006. (General). Courtesy of Sgt Kenneth G. Maxwell,tenor vocalist, USAF Heartland of America Band, Offutt AFB, NE. (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Hampson, Thomas - Maxwell, Sgt. Kenneth G.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006