Collection Items

  • Film, Video
    Remembering David McCullough A remembrance of historian and biographer David McCullough, a frequent speaker at the Library of Congress and the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: McCullough, David
    • Date: 2022-08-10
  • Film, Video
    Botkin Lecture: Songs and Tunes from the French Creole Corridor French cultural historian Camille Moreddu presents an overview of the American Folklife Center's collections of songs and music recorded in various Midwestern French-American communities during the first half of the 20th century. She reviews the repertoire found in these and related collections--from Great Lakes voyageurs' songs and French-Canadian fiddle tunes to the ballads, winter ritual songs, and local songs of the Creole settlements of...
    • Contributor: Winick, Stephen - Moreddu, Camille
    • Date: 2022-08-10
  • Film, Video
    Botkin Lecture: Musiques du corridor franco-créole French cultural historian Camille Moreddu presents an overview of the American Folklife Center's collections of songs and music recorded in various Midwestern French-American communities during the first half of the 20th century. She reviews the repertoire found in these and related collections - from Great Lakes voyageurs' songs and French-Canadian fiddle tunes to the ballads, winter ritual songs, and local songs of the Creole...
    • Contributor: Moreddu, Camille - Winick, Stephen
    • Date: 2022-08-10
  • Film, Video
    Conversation with Ritz Chamber Players Watch a conversation with the musical group, The Ritz Chamber Players. Kelly Hall Tompkins and James Lee talk about the world premiere of James Lee's work for violin and piano entitled, "Lament. Sing. Arise." Ann Hobson-Pilot talks about her life and career as a harpist and member of the Boston Symphony.
    • Contributor: Lee III, James - Hall Tompkins, Kelly - Hobson Pilot, Ann - Abdullah, Kazem
    • Date: 2022-08-04
  • Film, Video
    Ritz Chamber Players Concert The Ritz Chamber Players are hailed by The Baltimore Sun as "one of the most interesting and dynamic ensembles to emerge in recent years," boasting some of the world's preeminent musicians spanning the African diaspora. Its members perform with prestigious organizations including the New York Philharmonic, Boston Symphony, Chicago Symphony, and Philadelphia Orchestra. Interesting, often newly-rediscovered repertoire is a feature of the group's concerts,...
    • Contributor: Ritz Chamber Players
    • Date: 2022-08-04
  • Film, Video
    Johnny Gandelsman: This is America Johnny Gandelsman's "This is America" captures the sense of a broad vista for new music in our country: 24 commissions for solo violin from a richly diverse group of composers. In this recital, presented by the Library of Congress in cooperation with Washington Performing Arts, he performs five works drawn from the project, written by Clarice Assad, Olivia Davis, Anjna Swaminathan, Rhiannon Giddens and...
    • Contributor: Bilfield, Jenny - Swaminathan, Anjna - Gandelsman, Johnny - McLean, Anne - Assad, Clarice - Davis, Olivia - Giddens, Rhiannon - Hughes, Marika
    • Date: 2022-08-03
  • Film, Video
    Conversation with Janusz Prusinowski Watch a conversation with Janusz Prusinowski who discusses progressive village music from Poland.
    • Contributor: Prusinowski, Janusz
    • Date: 2022-08-03
  • Film, Video
    Janusz Prusinowski Kompania Janusz Prusinowski Kompania play rural music of Polish villages on fiddles, flutes, accordions, and other traditional instruments. They ground their music in dance rhythms, adding a modern improvisational flair to old melodies. They follow in traditions of village masters they have learned from, including Jan Lewandowski, Kazimierz Meto, Józef Zaraś, Piotr and Jan Gaca, Tadeusz Kubiak and many others. But they are also a...
    • Contributor: Prusinowski Kompania, Janusz
    • Date: 2022-08-03
  • Film, Video
    Elva Ambía on Andean Storytelling The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections.
    • Contributor: Ambía, Elva
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Andean Poetry in Quechua The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections. In this video, Peruvian professor Julio Noriega shares his research journey on Andean poetry in Quechua.
    • Contributor: Noriega, Julio
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Narratives from the Ayllu: A Look Inside Qoricha The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections.
    • Contributor: Huancacuri, Jessica
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Luisa CastellÓN on Her Experiences as a Quechua-speaking Woman From Bolivia The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections.
    • Contributor: Castellón, Luisa
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Exploring the Collection of Stereographic Cards on the Andes at the Library The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections. In this video, Professor Juan Leal-Ugalde explores the collection of stereographic cards on the Andes at the Library.
    • Contributor: Leal-Ugalde, Juan
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Narratives from the Ayllu: Peruvian poet Washington Córdova The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories, & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections.
    • Contributor: Córdova, Washington
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Narratives from the Ayllu: Leonard Soto on Andean Huaynos, Memory and Family The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections.
    • Contributor: Soto, Leonard
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Narratives from the Ayllu: Renata Flores on Andean Music & Indigenous Identity The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections.
    • Contributor: Huancacuri, Jessica
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Elizabeth Sumida Huaman on Quechua Knowledges, Cultural Practices & Relationality The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections.
    • Contributor: Sumida Huaman, Elizabeth
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    The Practice of Weaving in Peru The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections.
    • Contributor: Gutiérrez, Cristina
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Quechua and Andean Art Through a Decolonizing and Unifying Lens The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections.
    • Contributor: Vizcarra Wood, Suni Sonqo
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Julieta Zurita, Bolivian Educator and Poet The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections.
    • Contributor: Zurita, Julieta
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Language as a Living Intersection Between Quechua & Andean Heritage The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections.
    • Contributor: Mendoza-Mori, Américo
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Narratives from the Ayllu: Andean Creativity, Culture and Futurisms The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections. In this video, Megan Rakos and Sam Herscher discuss Andean creativity, culture and futurisms.
    • Contributor: Herscher, Sam - Rakos, Megan
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Indigenous Andean Culture and the Bolivian Community of Greater D.C. The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections.
    • Contributor: Inofuentes, Shana
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Quichua in Santiago del Estero The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections. In this video, Argentinean professor Lelia Inés Albarracín shares her research on Quichua in Santiago del Estero.
    • Contributor: Inés Albarracín, Lelia
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Narratives from the Ayllu: Human Power of Calligraphy and Andean Textiles The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections. In this video, artist Marina Soria discusses the human power of calligraphy and Andean textiles.
    • Contributor: Soria, Marina
    • Date: 2022-07-29