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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
  • Library of Congress Song of America Tour with Thomas Hampson, January 17, 2006, Saint Paul, MN

    Presented by the Schubert Club International Artist Series. (General). Performed at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, Saint Paul, Minnesota. (General). Thomas Hampson, baritone; Wolfram Rieger, piano. (General). Courtesy of The Schubert Club. (Copyright Notice). Due to copyright restrictions, only certain tracks from this item are available. (Standard Restriction).

    • Contributor: Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • Washerwoman

    Originally filmed in 1956 on 8mm, the film is a compilation of performance excerpts. The first set of works was filmed in close shots from a low angle at stage left; the second set is of wide shots filmed from the center of the auditorium. Close shots include sections of Tropics, Son, Rhumba Cerrada, Bel Congo, Choros #1, Island in the Sun, Washerwomen, Sube ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Katherine Dunham on "Shango"

    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Justice

    Videorecording. Filmed Operas.. electronic | composed by Roger Reynolds. (Statement Of Responsibility). Title from screen (viewed on March 20, 2009). Commissioned by the Julian E. Berla and Freda Hauptman Berla Fund in the Library of Congress for the celebration of the Library's Bicentennial. Carmen Pelton, soprano; Steven Schick, percussion; Donnah Welby, actress. (Performers). Recorded at the Thomas Jefferson Building's Great Hall on November 30, ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Pelton, Carmen - Schick, Steven - Welby, Donnah - Fonte, Henry
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001
  • 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
  • The Bajich Brothers Serbian American Tambura Music from Kansas

    The Bajich Brothers perform Serbian American Tambura Music from Kansas, Library of Congress, September 17, 2008. videorecording | videorecording ; 73 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). September 17, 2008. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Bajich Brothers (Musical Group)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • [ 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
  • Assignment Children, Part 1

    videorecording | 16mm color film | From original 1955: "Comedian Danny Kaye describes the work of the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund. Shows children of India, Japan, Korea, Burma, and Thailand receiving food, vaccinations, and medical treatment from UNICEF"--Summary from title card. (General). Part 1 of the 1973 revised and extended version. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Dunham Technique: Advanced second position plié with back leg lift

    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
  • [ 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
  • 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
  • Sing Along with Pete Seeger

    videorecording | videorecording ; 29 min | Forms part of the Seeger Family Tribute Collection (Source). Recorded at the Library of Congress (Venue). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Seeger, Pete
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007

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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
  • Amuma Says No: Traditional and Contemporary Basque Music from Idaho

    Amuma Says No performs traditional and contemporary Basque music and songs from Idaho at the Library of Congress, July 14, 2010. videorecording | videorecording ; 59 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). July 14, 2010. Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Amuma Says No
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Gandydancer

    Gandydancer, a string band from West Virginia performs at the Library of Congress December 12, 2007. Homegrown Concert Series. videorecording | videorecording ; 61 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). December 12, 2007. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Mullennex, Ron - Bing, Dave - Payne, Mark, Guitarist - Martin, Jim - Milnes, Gerald - Gandydancer
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • Max Morath interview with David Sager 2006-10-04

    • Contributor: Morath, Max
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • 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
  • Dunham Technique: Breathing

    With funds from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Library of Congress undertook the documentation of Katherine Dunham's dance technique during 2001-2003. Included in this website are clips on breathing; contractions; fall and recovery with body roll; 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 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Takacs Quartet

    motion picture | 1 videorecording ; 34 min. | Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, Washington, DC (Venue). November 13, 2012 (Date). Quartet in A minor, D. 804, "Rosamunde" / Schubert (Content). 4:3 Due to copyright restrictions, only excerpts from this item are available. (Standard Restriction). Motion Picture (Form).

    • Contributor: Tacaks Quartet - Schubert, Franz
    • 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
  • Martinique Fieldwork, 1936

    motion picture | Duration: 0:23:09 | Filmed in Martinique by Katherine Dunham in 1936, this clip shows women performing a traditional dance. The film is a compilation of travel and dance footage in Martinique and Jamaica. The footage of Martinique features scenes of the capital of Fort de France as well as the towns of Saint Pierre and Vauclin. The dance footage includes extensive ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video