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  • The battle hymn of the republic [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 4 min. | Audio track from Victor 45121-A as found on the Library of Congress Jukebox. (Content). Illustrations used: Victor 45121 label (http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.natlib.jukebox.5493/default.html) -- Sherman's march to the sea / drawn by F.O.C. Darley. (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c16520) -- The burning of Columbia, South Carolina, February 17, 1865 / sketched by W. Waud. (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.33131) -- [Portrait of Maj. Gen. William T. ...

    • Contributor: Victor Records - Howe, Julia Ward - Werrenrath, Reinald
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
  • Great conversations: the pianists

    videorecording | 1 digibeta videotape; duration: 60 min., 20 sec. | Eugene Istomin and his fellow pianists Emanuel Ax, Yefim Bronfman, Leon Fleisher, Gary Graffman, and Charles Rosen offer insights into the world of the piano as they discuss performance technique and adventures in recording, make humorous observations about their colleagues, and tell inside jokes about great musical icons. The conversations were filmed in ...

    • Contributor: Peter Rosen Productions, Inc - Istomin, Eugene - Bronfman, Yefim - Ax, Emanuel - Fleisher, Leon - Rosen, Charles - Graffman, Gary - Rosen, Peter
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • Dunham Technique: Dunham walk—double step or triplets

    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: Second position plié with parallel stretch in fourth position

    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 her anthropological films

    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
  • Danny Kaye - Rome

    videorecording | 16mm color film | Danny Kaye and others appear to be wandering through Rome in this silent footage. (Material viewed). (General). MAVIS record number: 1843850-1-126253-2 (General). From: Home Movies (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Assignment Children, Part 2

    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 2 of the 1973 revised and extended version. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Max Morath interview with Betty Auman and Loras Schissel, 2005-10-05

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Morath, Max - Auman, Elizabeth H. - Schissel, Loras J.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-10-05

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  • Over there [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 4 min. | Audio track taken from Victor 45130-B as found on the LOC Jukebox (http://www.loc.gov/jukebox/recordings/detail/id/5977) (Content). Illustrations: Victor 45130-B record label (http://www.loc.gov/jukebox/recordings/detail/id/5977) -- That's my fight too (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/acd.2a09928) -- I want you for U.S. Army / James Montgomery Flagg. (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g03859) -- [World War I Infantry soldiers, standing in front of photographers backdrop] (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.11422) -- Our boys in ...

    • Contributor: Bayes, Nora - Cohan, George M. (George Michael)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
  • 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
  • Government camp song [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 2 min. | Audio track taken from AFS 5101 a1 (General). Photographs taken from Library of Congress online collections (General). Photos used: Children under an FSA camp sign (http://memory.loc.gov/afc/afcts/images/p014/0001u.tif) -- Children of migrant Oklahoma family, now living near Fresno, California, picking cotton(http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/fsa1998021850/PP/ ) -- Pea picker's home (http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/fsa1998018292/PP/) -- Migrant agricultural worker's family (http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/fsa1998021554/PP/) -- Baseball game at ...

    • Contributor: Campbell, Mary - Treat, Margaret - Campbell, Betty - Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Come where my love lies dreaming and Beautiful dreamer

    motion picture | videorecording ; 9 min. | Motion Picture (Form).

    • Contributor: Graves, Denyce - Wintle, James - Foster, Stephen Collins
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Making Music Changes Brains

    Making music is an intense, multi-sensory and motor experience that is typically initiated at an early age and practiced throughout a musician's lifetime. Emerging research over the years has shown that long-term music making and continuous practice of learned skills can be a strong stimulator for neuroplastic changes in the developing, as well as the adult brain and has positive effects on motion, emotion ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Schlaug, Gottfried
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-12-04
  • [ Excerpt from "On the Double," 1961]

    videorecording | Danny Kaye sings the Sylvia Fine song "Darlin' Meggie." (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • 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
  • Levi & Cohen, the Irish comedians /

    Opens on a vaudeville or variety stage with a flat painted curtain of a stone fence and garden. On the right side of the stage sits a sign that reads "Zuzu Daffy, Singing Soubret." A boy in an usher's uniform crosses the stage and replaces the sign with one that reads "Levi and Cohen, Irish Comedians." The boy exits, and the curtain rises to ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Michael Feinstein on Musicals & Songs at the Library of Congress, Series 1 – Rodgers & Hammerstein, Episode 3 - It Might As Well Be Spring

    videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 4 min. | 16:9 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Feinstein, Michael
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • When I have sung my songs

    videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 2 min., 36 sec. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress July 2-3, 2012. (General). 16:9 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Charles, Ernest - Brewer, Christine - Rutenberg, Craig
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012
  • Floyd's Guitar Blues

    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
  • A Talk with Sebastian Currier

    videorecording | videorecording ; 34 min | Composer Sebastian Currier talks about his new work ("Xenakis Remix," performed later that evening) and his career. (Content). Recorded May 6, 2011 (Date). Speaker Biography: Sebastian Currier is the 2007 recipient of the prestigious Grawemeyer Award. Heralded as "music with a distinctive voice" by the New York Times and as "lyrical, colorful, firmly rooted in tradition, but ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Currier, Sebastian
    • 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
  • 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
  • Trinidad Fieldwork, 1936

    Filmed in 1936 on 16mm, Katherine Dunham captured calenda and banda dances of Trinidad in outdoor settings, accompanied by male drummers and women singing and playing maracas. (Content).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • [Performance of Bach's Chaconne on "Castelbarco" violin]

    videorecording | Violinist Nicholas Kitchen recorded Bach's Chaconne on 5 violins in the Library of Congress's collections to compare the sounds in March, 2007. Recording was made at the Library of Congress by the Information Technologies Services division. (General). The violin that is being performed was made by Antonio Stradivari in Cremona in 1697, and is known as the "Castelbarco." (General). Videorecording (Form). Videorecording ...

    • Contributor: Kitchen, Nicholas - Bach, Johann Sebastian
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • William Schuman's Puzzling Seventh Symphony

    videorecording | videorecording ; 61 min | The Music Division of the Library of Congress and the American Musicological Society, in joint partnership, presented another in a series of lectures highlighting musicological research conducted in the division's collections. Steven Swayne of Dartmouth College discussed William Schuman's Seventh Symphony. Commissioned by the Boston Symphony Orchestra in the fall of 1954, the symphony premiered in the ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Swayne, Steven
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010