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  • Schumann Trio

    videorecording | videorecording ; 78 min | The Schumann Trio plays works of Mozart (Trio in E-flat Major, K. 498, "Kegelstatt"), Zwilich (Romance for Violin and Piano, Library of Congress commission), Marchenerzahlungen (Op. 132) and Brahms (Clarinet Trio in A minor, op. 114, arranged for viola by Michael Tree). (Content). Recorded March 3, 2011 (Date). The Schumann Trio was conceived in 2008 by Anthony ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
  • 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
  • Dipper Mouth Blues

    Thomas Brothers discusses Louis Armstrong, composer of King Oliver's "Dipper Mouth Blues."

    • Contributor: Thomas Brothers
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-03-29
  • ASCAP 2013: We Write the Songs

    The Library of Congress hosted the annual ASCAP "We Write the Songs" concert that celebrates the Library's partnership with the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers, a non-profit organization that handles licensing and royalties for songwriters. Performers included Paul Williams, Alan Bergman, the Carolina Chocolate Drops, Jim Weatherly, Siedah Garrett, Charles Strouse and Liz Calloway.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-05-14
  • The Dodger

    videorecording | From Favorites from the Song of America Tour with Thomas Hampson, baritone, and Wolfram Rieger, piano. Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, Washington, DC, October 28, 2010. (Source). Used by permission of the Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Inc., copyright owner. For musical works contact the Business Affairs Department, Boosey & Hawkes, Inc., 35 East 21st Street, New York, NY, 10010, fax (212) ...

    • Contributor: Copland, Aaron - Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • The Musical Worlds of Victor Herbert: Concert

    An intimate concert sampling Herbert's operetta classics, including "Babes in Toyland," "Naughty Marietta," and moments from the Ziegfield Follies. Rediscover an important composer and cellist who influenced Antonín Dvořák, and later, great American musical theater figures like Irving Berlin and the Gershwins. Hosted by the Library's Loras John Schissel with William Hicks (music director/pianist), Rebecca Luker (vocalist), Ron Raines (vocalist), Aaron Lazar (vocalist), Korliss ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-12-03
  • Selections from Six ballads from the poem, 'The lady of the lake'

    motion picture | videorecording ; 30 min. | Motion Picture (Form).

    • Contributor: Baird, Julianne - De Silva, Preethi - Carr, Benjamin - Scott, Walter, Sir
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Ragheb Moftah's 100th birthday party

    videorecording | 1 video disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in. | December 21, 1998 (Date). Duration - 2:00:47 (General). Courtesy of Welcome Video Film, Cairo, Egypt. (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Welcome Video Film
    • Original Format: Film, Video

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  • ASCAP Collection Concert

    The stories of, and back stories behind, several beloved songs were laid out for a most entertained audience May 11 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 Songs" event held at the Library in ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-05-11
  • La Risonanza

    The La Risonanza ensemble -- made up of Fabio Bonizzoni, Yetzabel Arias Fern&aactue;ndez, Matthew Jennejohn, Carlo Lazzaroni, Rossella Croce, Claudia Combs, Gianni de Rosa, Caterina Dell'Agnello and Davide Nava -- perform works of Vivaldi and Handel.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-11-29
  • The boatmen's dance

    videorecording | Copyright 1950 by The Aaron Copland Fund for Music. Copyright renewed. Boosey & Hawkes, Inc., Sole licensee. (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Copland, Aaron - Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
    • Original Format: Film, Video

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  • Wellness and Growth: Acoustic Medicine and Music Therapy

    A discussion presented in cooperation with the American Music Therapy Association.

    • Contributor: Standley, Jayne
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-05-14
  • Birmingham Contemporary Music Group Discussion

    Stephen and Jackie Newbould of Birmingham Contemporary Music Group join the Library's Nicholas Brown to discuss the work of the ensemble, Oliver Knussen and their unique Sound Investment commissioning scheme.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-04-08
  • [Performance of Bach's Chaconne on "Kreisler" 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 Giuseppe Guarneri (del Gesu) in Cremona ca. 1730, and is known as the "Kreisler." (General). Videorecording ...

    • Contributor: Kitchen, Nicholas Kitchen - Bach, Johann Sebastian
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Pre-Concert Lecture: The Violin

    motion picture | 1 videorecording ; 55 min. | Whithall Pavillion, Library of Congress, Washington, DC (Venue). December 18, 2012 (Date). 4:3 Motion Picture (Form).

    • Contributor: Schoenbaum, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Music and the Brain: The Positive Affects of Music Therapy on Health

    Why can someone with Alzheimer's disease recall lyrics to songs when they can't remember the names of their children? Why can a stroke survivor sing words to a familiar song even though they cannot speak? Drawing from more than 30 years of clinical experience and current research into the therapeutic applications of music for persons with acute or chronic health conditions, Concetta Tomaino will ...

    • Contributor: Tomaino, Dr. Concetta M.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-03-12
  • Jonathan Larson: The Man Who Died Too Young

    Mark Horowitz discusses the life and work of Jonathan Larson, composer of the hit musical "Rent."

    • Contributor: Horowitz, Mark
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-05-09
  • California here I come [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track from Victor 19261-A as found on the Library of Congress Jukebox (General). Pictures used: Washington, D.C. Snow-covered cars and broken limbs felled by a storm (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8b37438) -- Westward Ho! (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b32810) -- View from Twin Peaks, Aug. 1, 1929 (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c02728) -- In the heart of modern Chinatown, San Francisco, Calif. (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b44570) -- [Unidentified house, ...

    • Contributor: Victor Records - Manhattan Merrymakers - Price, George - Desylva, G. (Buddy Gard) - Meyer, Joseph - Jolson, Al
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1924
  • The old man's love song

    videorecording | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium at the Library of Congress, October 2009. (General). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Hampson, Thomas - Farwell, Arthur
    • Original Format: Film, Video

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  • [ Rehearsal and Performance silent video of Danny Kaye performing at a UNICEF gala]

    videorecording | 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • U.N. Story "Ambassador-At-Large" Starring Danny Kaye

    sound recording | Sound Recording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Rose of Sharon

    motion picture | 1 videorecording ; 64 min. | Friday, October 26, 2012, 8:00 PM (Date). Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, Washington, DC (Venue). Lay Me Low -- He Comes, the Hero Comes -- The President's March -- The Toast -- The Death of General Wolfe -- Jefferson and Liberty (The Gobby O)-- Serenade -- My Days Have Been So Wondrous Free -- Drumdelgie ...

    • Contributor: Frederiksen, Joel - Berry, Brandi - Lepkoff, Jesse - Henriksen, Olav Chris
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Pre-Concert Conversation with Nico Muhly & Daniel Hope

    Violinist Daniel Hope and pianist Jeffrey Kahane join composer Nico Muhly for a pre-concert conversation.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-10-12
  • Michael Feinstein on Musicals & Songs at the Library of Congress, Series 1 – Rodgers & Hammerstein, Episode 2 - My Favorite Things

    videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 8 minutes | 16:9 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Feinstein, Michael
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Writing About Music in a Time of Change

    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 Congress by Elson's widow, Bertha, to provide ...

    • Contributor: Page, Tim
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-11-30