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  • Dvorak in the New World

    For the first time in more than a century, Antonin Dvorak's original manuscript for Symphony No. 9, "From the New World," returned to the United States for a special one-day display at ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-10-01
  • Olli Kotekangas & Norman Scribner

    Composer Olli Kortekangas and Norman Scribner, artistic director of The Choral Arts Society of Washington discuss the composer's new work, "Seven Songs for Planet Earth," which has been described as "a statement ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-05-16
  • Managing Stress and Enhancing Wellness with Music Therapy

    A discussion in association with the American Music Therapy Association.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-05-15
  • Jazz Conversation: Ron Carter & Larry Appelbaum

    The Library's Larry Appelbaum talks with legendary jass bassist Ron Carter.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-10-17
  • On LOCation: Dafnis Prieto Si O Si Quartet

    Concerts from the Library of Congress go on location at the new Atlas Performing Arts Center. Dafnis Prieto Si O Si Quartet with guest artist, Christian Howes.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-04-24
  • Reflections on the Mendelssohn Bicentenary

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Todd, R. Larry
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-02-19
  • Dance Treasures of the Music Division

    Elizabeth Aldrich makes a docent training presentation on the dance treasures of the Library's Music Division.

    • Contributor: Aldrich, Elizabeth
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-12-07
  • Burt Bacharach on Composing

    Burt Bacharach was interviewed at the Library while he was here to receive the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song (along with his frequent collaborator, lyricist Hal David). The interview focuses on Bacharach's ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-05-08
  • Rock Hall of Fame Guitarist Chris Hillman

    Rock pioneer Chris Hillman talks about the craft of the songwriter and about his prolific career.

    • Contributor: Hillman, Chris
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-10-16
  • Allen Toussaint & Larry Appelbaum

    Prior to a concert by Allen Toussaint and Henry Butler at the Library of Congress, Toussaint sat for an interview with Larry Appelbaum about his hit records, life in the recording studios, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-11-07
  • The Dexter Gordon Collection at the Library of Congress

    Considered one of the world's greatest tenor saxophonists, jazz legend Dexter Gordon (1923-1990) was once quoted as saying, "Jazz to me is a living music. It's a music that since its beginning ...

    • Contributor: Gordon, Maxine
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-04-16
  • What the Autograph Can Tell Us: Beethoven's Sonata in E Major, Opus 109

    One of the treasures of the Library's collection of composers' autographs is the manuscript of Ludwig van Beethoven's late E major piano sonata. William Meredith presents a fascinating event with a distinguished ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-10
  • Pre-Concert Lecture: Fabio Bonizzoni

    Fabio Bonizzoni was interviewed by Daniel Boomhower prior to a concert at the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Bonizzoni, Fabio
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-11-29
  • Samuel Barber: The Composer and His Music

    Barbara B. Heyman discusses her book "Samuel Barber: The Composer and His Music."

    • Contributor: Heyman, Barbara B.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-10-28
  • Jazz Conversation: Lyricist Iola Brubeck

    Denise Gallo, Head of Acquisitions and Processing with the Library of Congress Music Division, conducts a conversation with lyricist Iola Brubeck, wife of famed jazz musician Dave Brubeck.

    • Contributor: Brubeck, Iola
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-04-10
  • Stevie Wonder Discusses Library Commission "Sketches of a Life"

    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.

    • Contributor: Wonder, Stevie
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-02-24
  • The Mind of an Artist

    Michael Kubovy and Judith Shatin, both from the University of Virginia, discuss "The Mind of the Artist." Debate has long raged about whether and how music expresses meaning beyond its sounding notes. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-03-27
  • 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
  • Gershwin Prize Gala Dinner

    Paul Simon receives the first annual Gershwin Prize for Popular Song during a gala dinner sponsored by the Library's Music Division.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-05-22
  • Russian-American Jazz Summit Featuring Cyril Moshkow and Larry Appelbaum

    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, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-30