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  • 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
  • Tom Mauchahty-Ware with Thomas Ware, III and Chester Tieyah, Jr. Kiowa and Comanche Music and Dance

    videorecording | videorecording ; 16 min | Forms part of Legends and Legacies: A Concert and Symposium Celebrating Joe Wilson and the NCTA Collection (Source). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Mauchahty Ware, Tom - Ware, Tom - Tieyah, Chester
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • 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
  • Bob Milne at the Library of Congress an oral history with Larry Appelbaum

    videorecording | 1 digital video file (1 hr., 27 min.) : sd., col. | Interviewer: Larry Appelbaum; piano: Bob Milne. (Cast). Courtesy of Bob Milne. (Permission). Bob Milne, ragtime pianist, discusses and demonstrates ragtime piano music in an interview with Larry Appelbaum, Library of Congress. (Summary). Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, October 13, 2004. (Venue). Courtesy of Bob Milne. (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Milne, Bob, Pianist - Appelbaum, Larry - Coolidge Auditorium (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
  • [Joshua Rifkin in an interview with Denise Gallo]

    videorecording | 1 digital video file (54 min., 42 sec.) : sd., col. | Title supplied by cataloger. Interviewer: Denise Gallo; pianist/conductor: Joshua Rifkin. Recorded in the Recording Laboratory, Motion Picture Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Sept. 5, 2006. (Venue). Courtesy of Joshua Rifkin. (Copyright Notice). In an interview with Denise Gallo, Library of Congress, pianist/conductor Joshua Rifkin discusses his musical ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Rifkin, Joshua - Gallo, Denise P.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • Not the Same Old(Folk) Song and Dance: Field Recordings in the European Communities of the United States

    videorecording | videorecording; 52 min | Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series. (Source). July 27, 2006. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Barton, Matthew - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2006
  • Odetta! An Interview for the American Folklife Center

    videorecording | 1 videorecording; 35 min | Interview on November 3, 2003. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Odetta - Bulger, Peggy A.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003
  • Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time

    videorecording | videorecording ; 54 min | French composer Olivier Messiaen wrote his seminal chamber work Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time) while he was a prisoner of the German army during World War II. The first performance, given for an audience of about four hundred of his fellow prisoners of war and their prison guards in Stalag ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Wintle, James
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
  • Press Conference Announcing Library Commission of Stevie Wonder Composition

    videorecording | videorecording ; 22 min | Singer/songwriter Stevie Wonder, the awardee of the second Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, and Librarian of Congress James H. Billington held a press conference to discuss the world premiere of his instrumental composition, which was commissioned by the Library. Wonder described the evolution of "Sketches of a Life," which was inspired by his life ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Wonder, Stevie
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Balla Kouyaté and World Vision

    Balla Kouyaté and World Vision of Massachusetts perform Malian music and songs at the Library of Congress, April 28, 2010. videorecording | videorecording ; 68 min | The performers refer to the language used as "Mandinka." (Content). Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). April 28, 2010. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Balla Kouyaté and World Vision - Kouyate?, Balla - Demba, Adjaratou
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Writing About Music in a Time of Change

    videorecording | videorecording ; 38 min | Tim Page, Pulitzer Prize winner and chief classical music critic for The Washington Post, delivered the 2006 Louis C. Elson Memorial Lecture on "Writing About Music in a Time of Change" in a program sponsored by the Library's Music Division and John W. Kluge Center. The Louis C. Elson Memorial Fund was established at the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Page, Tim
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • Pianist, vocalist and composer Henry Butler discusses teaching and performing rhythm & blues and jazz

    videorecording | videorecording ; 69 min. | Recorded on November 1, 2007 (Date). Pianist, vocalist and composer Henry Butler discusses his life of teaching and performing rhythm and blues and jazz. He performs selected pieces on the piano that were influenced by his native New Orleans. Butler also shares his experience of losing his home from Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Interviewing Butler is the ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Butler - Henry Butler - Henry - Pianist Butler - Pianist - Appelbaum, Larry
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • Holocaust Cantata: Songs from the Camps

    videorecording | videorecording ; 71 min | The Master Chorale of Washington, in partnership with the Library of Congress Veterans History Project, presented the "Holocaust Cantata: Songs from the Camps," a work based on the songs and letters written by Nazi concentration camp prisoners. The cantata, composed and conducted by Donald McCullough, stands as a tribute to the victims and survivors of the Holocaust. ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - McCullough, Donald
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • The Steve Meisner Band Traditional and Contemporary Polka from Wisconsin

    The Steve Meisner Band performs traditional and contemporary Milwaukee Slovenian-style polka music and songs. videorecording | videorecording ; 65 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). August 25, 2010. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Steve Meisner Band - Meisner, Steve
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • " When the Saints Go Marching In"

    videorecording | videorecording ; 9 min | Forms part of Legends and Legacies: A Concert and Symposium Celebrating Joe Wilson and the NCTA Collection (Source). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Sweet Heaven Kings
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • 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
  • 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
  • The Star Spangled Banner

    videorecording | videorecording ; 2 min | Forms part of the Baseball Americana Symposium (Source). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Reverb (Vocal Group) - Langley, Steve - Pinkney, Victor - Hunter, Chris - Edler, Troy - Owens, Kevin - Deering, Jason
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • 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
  • Bob Milne at the Library of Congress an oral history with Jennifer Cutting

    videorecording | 1 digital video file (1 hr., 7 min., 11 sec.) : sd., col. | Interviewer: Jennifer Cutting; piano: Bob Milne. (Cast). Courtesy of Bob Milne. (Permission). Bob Milne, ragtime pianist, discusses his experiences as a performer of ragtime music and demonstrates ragtime music performance style in an interview with Jennifer Cutting, Library of Congress. (Summary). Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, October 14, ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Milne, Bob, Pianist - Cutting, Jennifer - Coolidge Auditorium (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004

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  • The Cellos of Stradivari

    videorecording | videorecording ; 59 min | Cellists Richard Belcher, Enso String Quartet, and Steven Honigberg, along with sculptor/instrument collector Alfredo Halegua, luthier John Montgomery and Carol Lynn Ward-Bamford of the Library's Music Division presented a lecture on Stradivari's cellos preceding the Enso String Quartet Concert. (Content). Recorded December 18, 2006 (Date). Speaker Biography: Richard Belcher has performed as soloist with orchestras touring Australia ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Belcher, Richard - Honigberg, Steven - Halegua, Alfredo - Montgomery, John - Ward Bamford, Carol Lynn
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • Stolen Souls from Africa

    videorecording | videorecording ; 3 min | Recorded at the Library of Congress (Venue). Forms part of the Seeger Family Tribute Collection (Source). A version of this song titled, "The Song of the Coffle Gang," was published in abolishionist song collections: The Liberty Minstrel, compiled by George Washington Clark in New York, 1844, and in The Anti Slavery Harp, compiled by William Wells Brown ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Seeger, Mike
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • Paul McCartney Interview: Gershwin Prize

    videorecording | videorecording ; 32 min | Upon his receipt of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, Paul McCartney discusses his life, career and music. (Content). Recorded June 1, 2010 (Date). Speaker Biography: Sir Paul McCartney is an English singer, songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, businessman, record and film producer, poet, painter, and animal rights activist. Formerly of the Beatles and Wings, according ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - McCartney, Paul
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Reverb

    Reverb performs a capella songs at the Library of Congress, February 7, 2007. videorecording | videorecording ; 62 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). February 7, 2007. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Reverb (Vocal Group)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • Interview with Thomas Hampson, conducted by Denise Gallo

    videorecording | 1 video, 41 minutes | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium at the Library of Congress, 2009. (General). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Hampson, Thomas - Gallo, Denise
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009