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  • Film, Video

    Alan Lomax : Your ballad man

    motion picture | videorecording ; 6 min. | Motion Picture (Form).

    • Contributor: Harvey, Todd - Lomax, Alan
  • Film, Video

    America the beautiful [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track from Victor 19242-A as found on the LOC Jukebox (http://www.loc.gov/jukebox/recordings/detail/id/9509) (Content). Illustrations: Victor 19242-A record label (http://www.loc.gov/jukebox/recordings/detail/id/9509) -- Rolls of hay dot the landscape of rural Virginia (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/highsm.13875) -- Distant view of Colorado Springs, Colorado, in which the red rocks of the Garden of the Gods state park jut up from the landscape ...

    • Contributor: Shannon Quartet - Ward, Samuel - Bates, Katherine Lee
    • Date: 1924
  • Film, Video

    ASCAP Collection concert

    videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 112 min. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on May 11, 2010. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Williams, Paul - Souther, J. D. - Bergman, Alan - Holyfield, Wayland - Alexander, Jessi - David, Hal - Hammond, Albert - Withers, Bill - American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers - Dion
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video

    At the river [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track taken from Bridge BCD 9046, Track 2 (General). Photos taken from Library of Congress online collections (General). Photos used: Epiphany ceremony. Jordan River. Sanctifying the waters of the Jordan on Ephphany (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/matpc.07454 ) -- Down the Jordan Valley from the Sea of Galilee to the Dead Sea. (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/matpc.15250 ) -- Baptismal scene in ...

    • Contributor: Bridge Records - Copland, Aaron - De Gaetani, Jan - Smit, Leo
    • Date: 1993
  • Film, Video

    Barbara Allen [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track taken from AFS 2087A, recorded at the Library of Congress in 1936 (General). Illustrations from LOC online collections. (General). Illustrations: Reproduction of an illustration showing a painting of a river bank (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.16312) -- Flowers and plants. Hollyhock I (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/thc.5a46504) -- Beautiful May (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b14260) -- Man and woman sitting near waterfront (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cai.2a15005) -- A ...

    • Contributor: Tarwater, Rebecca - Seeger, Charles
  • Film, Video

    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
    • Date: 1917
  • Film, Video

    Beautiful dreamer [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 5 min. | Audio track from Angel: CDC 7 54621 2 (General). Illustrations from LOC online collections (General). Illustrations: 1865 sheet music (http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.natlib.ihas.200031128/default.html) -- Stephen Collins Foster (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b04776) -- Oh, hush thee, little dear-my-soul, and close thine eyes in dreaming (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cai.2a15158) -- Elevated railroads in New York City: in the Bowery (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b04565) -- La figure, etudes lithographiées par ...

    • Contributor: Foster, Stephen Collins - Hampson, Thomas - Mason, Molly
  • Film, Video

    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
  • Film, Video

    Booth killed Lincoln [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 2 min. | Audio track taken from AFS 9512 B1 (General). Photographs and drawings from Library of Congress online resources. (General). Photos Used: [Miss Margot Mayo and Miss Deska of American Square Dance Group of New York City and Bascom Lamar Lunsford (center), director of the Mountain Music Festival, Asheville, North Carolina] (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsc.00452 ) -- John Wilkes Booth ...

    • Contributor: Lunsford, Bascom Lamar - Emrich, Duncan
  • Film, Video

    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
    • Date: 1924
  • Film, Video

    Can you imagine that?

    videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 3 min., 59 sec. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress July 2-3, 2012. 16:9 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Brewer, Christine - Rutenberg, Craig - Merrill, Bob
    • Date: 2012
  • Film, Video

    Christine Brewer discusses American song

    videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 35 min., 23 sec. | Recorded at the Library of Congress July 2-3, 2012. (General). Music specialist James Wintle from the Library of Congress interviews soprano Christine Brewer about American song. (Content). 16:9 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Brewer, Christine - Wintle, James
    • Date: 2012
  • Film, Video

    CMA songwriters series 2011

    videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 97 min. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on Nov. 16, 2011. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Dipiero, Bob - Black, Clint - Loveless, Patty - Nichols, Tim - Country Music Association (u.s.)
    • Date: 2011
  • Film, Video

    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.)
    • Date: 2010
  • 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
  • Film, Video

    David Diamond interviewed by Ellen Taaffe Zwilich at Carnegie Hall on October 15, 1995.

    David Diamond speaks with Ellen Taaffe Zwilich about his life and career as a composer. videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 2 hrs, 51 min. | Recorded on October 15, 1995. (Date). Recorded at the Carnegie Hall, New York City. (Venue). Transcribed by John D. Spilker. Transcription edited by Robin Rausch and James L. Wolf. (General). Courtesy of the Carnegie Hall Institute (Copyright Notice). Videorecording ...

    • Contributor: Diamond, David - Zwilich, Ellen Taaffe
  • Film, Video

    De brewer's big hosses [illustrated] Temperence song

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track taken from Victor 17455-A as found on the Library of Congress Jukebox. (General). Photos taken from Library of Congress online collections. (General). Photos used: Beer wagon, Minneapolis, Minnesota (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8a05323 ) -- [New York City Deputy Police Commissioner John A. Leach, right, watching agents pour liquor into sewer following a raid during the height ...

    • Contributor: Rodeheaver, Homer A. (homer Alvan) - Taylor, H. S. - Herbert, J.
  • Film, Video

    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
  • Film, Video

    The dodger

    motion picture | videorecording ; 8 min. | Motion Picture (Form).

    • Contributor: Shirley, Wayne D. - Copland, Aaron
  • Film, Video

    Don't blame me

    motion picture | videorecording ; 6 min. | Motion Picture (Form).

    • Contributor: Graves, Denyce - Wintle, James - Fields, Dorothy - McHugh, Jimmy
  • Film, Video

    The dying cowboy [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio Track from Library of Congress LP AFS L28 (General). Photos from Library of Congress online collections (General). Photos used: Bury me not on the lone prairie - as sung originally in "The End of the Trail" - words and music by William Jossey (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b04655 ) -- "Phantom Ridge," Black Hills, Dak. (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsc.02652 ) -- ...

    • Contributor: Matthews, Sloan - Lomax, John A. (john Avery)
  • Film, Video

    Ellen Taaffe Zwilich Interviewed by Ara Guzelimian at Carnegie Hall on April 16, 1999.

    Ellen Taaffe Zwilich speaks with Ara Guzelimian about her life and career as a composer. videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 2 hrs., 54 min. | Recorded on April 16, 1999. (Date). Recorded at Carnegie Hall, New York City. (Venue). Transcribed by Denise Von Glahn. Edited by Pedro Gonzlez and James L. Wolf. (General). Courtesy of Carnegie Hall (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Zwilich, Ellen Taaffe - Guzelimian, Ara
  • Film, Video

    Elliott Carter interviewed by Ellen Taaffe Zwilich at Carnegie Hall on November 14, 1996.

    Elliott Carter speaks with Ellen Taaffe Zwilich about his life and career as a composer. videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 2 hrs., 58 min. | Recorded on November 14, 1996. (Date). Recorded at Carnegie Hall, New York City. (Venue). Transcribed by Amy Dunning. Edited by Pedro Gonzalez and James L. Wolf. (General). Courtesy of Carnegie Hall (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Carter, Elliott - Zwilich, Ellen Taaffe
  • Film, Video

    General William Booth enters into Heaven

    videorecording | Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Homer, Sidney - Lindsay, Vachel - Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
  • Film, Video

    God moves on the water [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 4 min. | Audio track taken from AFS 188 B2 (General). Photographs and drawings from Library of Congress online resources. (General). Photos used: [Photograph of front page of The world 16 April 1912 headlining the sinking of the Titanic] (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c16257) -- Survivors struggle to get away from the Titanic in this artist's conception (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c16256) -- TANIC life boats ...

    • Contributor: Washington, Lightnin - Lomax, John A. (john Avery) - Lomax, Alan