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  • Barbara Lynn & Friends

    Barbara Lynn & Friends perform Texas rhythm and blues at the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Lynn, Barbara
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2009-11-18
  • David and Levon Ayriyan

    David and Levon Ayriyan performed Armenian music from Rhode Island, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. David Ayirian plays Armenian dance music and is accompanied by his son on the dumbek, a Middle Eastern drum. The kemancha is one of the oldest stringed instruments from the Middle East. Played in ancient Persia, it has continued to be used ...

    • Contributor: Ayriyan, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2006-04-12
  • " If It Wasn't for the Irish and the Jews" Irish and Jewish Influences on the Music of Vaudeville and Tin Pan Alley

    videorecording | videorecording; 74 min | Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series. (Source). December 1, 2009 (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Moloney, Mick
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2009
  • Catalog Record

    Stevie Wonder Gershwin Prize concert at the Library of Congress Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: RealPlayer Title from screen (viewed on March 20, 2009). Stevie Wonder, the second recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. The Library has commissioned a new composition by Stevie Wonder, "Sketches of a life". Stevie Wonder, piano, keyboard/harmonica, vocals; Dr. James H. Billington, speaker; chamber ensemble (1st work). Ricky Minor, producer. Recorded ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Stevie Wonder Performs "Sketches of a Life"

    Singer/songwriter Stevie Wonder, the awardee of the second Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, premieres "Sketches of a Life," a sprawling, hybrid pop-classical concerto, written between 1976 and 1994. The work was unveiled through a commission for the Library of Congress in the Coolidge Auditorium.

    • Contributor: Wonder, Stevie
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-02-23
  • Paraguayan Folk Harp Ensemble from Nevada

    The Paraguayan folk harp is one of the most recognizable folk music traditions in South America. Las Vegas resident Mariano Gonzales mesmerizes audiences with his delightful and sometimes surprising repertoire on this handcrafted traditional instrument. His solo performances have included concerts at prestigious venues including Carnegie Hall in New York and Suntory Hall in Tokyo.

    • Contributor: Gonzalez, Mariano
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2012-09-26
  • Tommy Sands with Moya and Fionan Sands in Concert

    Tommy Sands, with his daughter Moya and son Fionan, performed in concert as part of the Rediscover Northern Ireland Program at the Library of Congress. This event was co-sponsored by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and the American Folklife Center. The Arts Council of Northern Ireland is the lead development agency for the arts in Northern Ireland. It is the main support for ...

    • Contributor: Sands, Tommy
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008-10-09
  • Open Mic: A Conversation with David Bromberg

    David Bromberg's genre-defying performance style and eclectic repertoire make him a great example of an outstanding artist who draws upon both tradition and personal creativity to captivate contemporary audiences. His second and equally successful career as a luthier (violin maker) and musical instrument expert will also be an important part of the conversation.

    • Contributor: Bromberg, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2014-03-31
  • Catalog Record

    Sajray phul, 1968-1970. Catalog Record Only

    A compilation of popular songs performed and sung in Panjabi, from black and white films of Pakistani cinema released between 1968 and 1970.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Catalog Record

    Super Golden Chimes : final reunion concert / Catalog Record Only

    Live recording of the reunion concert of Super Golden Chimes, a Sri Lankan musical group.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
  • Catalog Record

    Ispashal hīṭs Catalog Record Only

    Popular songs.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Catalog Record

    Jonah Moyo video album. Catalog Record Only

    Musical performances by Jonah Moyo and his Devera Ngwena Jazz Band.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • Catalog Record

    50 years of having fun / Catalog Record Only

    PA0001616003 U.S. Copyright Office Kingston Trio. Includes bonus extra, The Kingston Trio performing This little light of mine. Title from container. Not viewed.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • Catalog Record

    Beats of the heart. Konkombe--the Nigerian pop music scene / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Camera, Ernes Vincze, Nicholas Beeks-Sanders ; editor, Richard Bedford ; advisors, Tunde Kuboye, Chris May ; commentary voices, Jumoke Debayo, Willie Payne, Alex Tetteh-Lartey. Cataloged from copyright descriptive material and videocassette box. Received: 12/19/91; viewing copy; copyright deposit--407; Copyright Collection. Received: 10/04/2006; viewing copy; copyright deposit--407; Copyright Collection. Not screened. qxp

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1979
  • Catalog Record

    2006 año de éxitos. Pop. Catalog Record Only

    PA0001332751 U.S. Copyright Office Performed by various artists. Sung in Spanish. Sources used: video container; Copyright catalog online; Copyright data sheet.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • Catalog Record

    Buena Vista Social Club / Catalog Record Only

    Documentary focusing on the relationship between American music star Ry Cooder and a veteran group of Cuban musicians. Cooder worked to reunite as many of Havana's old guard as possible, first for the hugely successful Buena Vista Social Club album, and then for another record and shows in Havana, New York and Amsterdam. Here band members are inteviewed, including the 90 year old guitarist ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1999
  • Catalog Record

    O Jongo na Serrinha : um tributo à Mestre Darcy / Catalog Record Only

    "An example of joyfulness, drum beating and African tradition, Jongo is one of the greatest relics of the Brazilian popular music and considered one of the ancestors of Samba. This film is about the Jongo da Serrinha, a group created in 2000 to preserve the Jongo tradition"--Container.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • Catalog Record

    Dos generaciones / Catalog Record Only

    PA0001329922 U.S. Copyright Office Banda el Recodo ; Banda Los Recoditos. Sung in Spanish. Sources used: video container; Copyright catalog online; Copyright data sheet.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • Catalog Record

    Tappe māhiye. Catalog Record Only

    Popular music.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Catalog Record

    Lo mejor de Dinora : en video clips / Catalog Record Only

    Music video of Dinora's best songs.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • Catalog Record

    Lailaʹ lasht dā progrām : Pushtū Fārsī gulchīn / Catalog Record Only

    Afghan popular songs.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • Catalog Record

    Marians miyesi mantra : live in concert / Catalog Record Only

    20th anniversary concert of the Sri Lankan music band Marians.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Catalog Record

    Sitārahʹhā, shukhan mīgūyand / Catalog Record Only

    A two hour television program in which popular Afghan singers perform and are interviewed in their homes or in a stage setting.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • Catalog Record

    Manhattan Tuesday Catalog Record Only

    Three videorecordings, each using a different camera angle, showing Jandek and band performing Afternoon of insensitivity; includes rehearsal footage.

    • Contributor: Jandek
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • Catalog Record

    Ṭappe māhiye. Catalog Record Only

    A filmed performance of popular Panjabi music.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010