Collection Items

  • Audio Recording
    Interview with Barbara Kates sound recording | 1 audio recording ; 39 min. | Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Kates, Barbara - Brown, Nicholas A.
  • Audio Recording
    Interview with Esther Geller sound recording | 1 audio recording ; 65 min. | Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Brown, Nicholas A. - Geller, Esther
  • Audio Recording
    Interview with Martin Boykan sound recording | 1 audio recording ; 61 min. | Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Boykan, Martin - Brown, Nicholas A. - Boykin, Martin
  • Article
    God Bless America Article. Irving Berlin lived a long life, one hundred and one years, and built a catalog of over 1,000 songs. His first published song was "Marie from Sunny Italy" (1907) and his first major hit was "Alexander's Ragtime Band" (1911). He also wrote for Broadway and the movies. Among his most recognized songs are "A Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody," "Mandy," "White Christmas," ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2002
  • Book/Printed Material
    Masquerades, tableaux and drills Book. print | 144 p. incl. illus., pl. 24 cm. | Cover title. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). It should be remembered that the more daintily clad the little ones are, the prettier will be the general effect of the drill and its ...
    • Contributor: Butterick Publishing Co. - Butterick Publishing Company
    • Date: 1906
  • Article
    The Boatmen's Dance and Simple Gifts Song Collection. Copland's holograph sketches for both sets of the Old American Songs can be accessed on-line through the Aaron Copland Collection at the Library of Congress: http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/copland/index.html.
  • Article
    The Golden Willow Tree Song Collection. The text of "The Golden Willow Tree" is the most extensive of the collection, featuring a fairly lengthy narrative tale of maritime exploits. Although Copland completely modified the contour of the melodic line, he retained the modal ambiguities found in the original folksong. Copland's reworking of the melody for "The Golden Willow Tree" can be found in the holograph sketches of the ...
  • Film, Video
    Ned Rorem interviewed by Ellen Taaffe Zwilich at Carnegie Hall on May 8, 1996. Ned Rorem speaks with Ellen Taaffe Zwilich about his life and career as a composer. videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 2 hrs., 42. min. | Recorded on May 8, 1996. (Date). Recorded at Carnegie Hall, New York City. (Venue). Transcribed by Jason P. Hobratschk. Edited by Pedro Gonzalez and James L. Wolf. (General). Courtesy of Carnegie Hall (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form). This has been ...
    • Contributor: Rorem, Ned - Zwilich, Ellen Taaffe
  • Film, Video
    Lukas Foss interviewed by Ellen Taaffe Zwilich at Carnegie Hall on April 30, 1996. Lukas Foss speaks with Ellen Taaffe Zwilich about his life and career as a composer. videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 2 hrs., 28 min. | Recorded on April 30, 1996. (Date). Recorded at Carnegie Hall, New York City (Venue). Transcribed by Paul Luongo. Edited by Pedro Gonzalez and James L. Wolf. (General). Courtesy of the Carnegie Hall Institute (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form). This has ...
    • Contributor: Foss, Lukas - Zwilich, Ellen Taaffe
  • Book/Printed Material
    Manners and social usages Book. print | 487 p. front. 18 cm. | by Mrs. John Sherwood ... (Statement Of Responsibility). Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). •The above work sent by mail, postage prepaid, to any part of the United States or Canada, on receipt of the ...
    • Contributor: Harper & Brothers - Sherwood, M. E. W. (Mary Elizabeth Wilson) - Sherwood, M. E. W.
    • Date: 1887
  • Book/Printed Material
    The danciad or, Dancer's monitor. Being a descriptive sketch in verse, on the different styles and methods of dancing quadrilles, waltzes, country dances, &c. &c. ... Together with observations on the laws ...
    Dancer's monitor
    Book. print | 2 p.l., xxi, 208 p. 18 cm. | By Thomas Wilson ... (Statement Of Responsibility). Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Bel. You'll own it has a school-boy like effect.
    • Contributor: The Author - Wilson, Thomas (Dancing Master) - Wilson, Thomas
    • Date: 1824
  • Book/Printed Material
    The amateur's vademecum A practical treatise on the art of dancing
    Vade mecum | Terpsichore
    Book. print | 231 p. front., illus. 16 x 12 cm. | By E. B. Reilley ... (Statement Of Responsibility). Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). " Victoria123
    • Contributor: J. Nicholas, Printer - Reilley, E.
    • Date: 1870
  • Book/Printed Material
    A history of dancing Directory. Book. print | 197 p. front., plates, ports. 24 cm. | By Reginald St. Johnston ... (Statement Of Responsibility). "Literature": p. 194-195. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Yucatan, Dance of74
    • Contributor: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent, & Co. - St.-Johnston, Reginald (Sir) - St.-Johnston, Reginald
    • Date: 1906
  • Film, Video
    Morton Gould interviewed by Ellen Taaffe Zwilich at Carnegie Hall on November 10, 1995. Morton Gould speaks with Ellen Taaffe Zwilich about his life and career as a composer. videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 2 hrs., 48 min. | Recorded on November 10, 1995 (Date). Recorded at Carnegie Hall, New York City. (Venue). Transcribed by Lyndsey Thorton Woods. Edited by Pedro Gonzalez and James L. Wolf. (General). Courtesy of the Carnegie Hall Institute (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form). This ...
    • Contributor: Zwilich, Ellen Taaffe - Gould, Morton
  • Book/Printed Material
    American dancing master, and ball-room prompter containing about five hundred dances including all the latest and most fashionable ... with elegant illustrations, and full explanation and every variety of the latest and ... Book. print | 160 p. illus. 17 cm. | By Elias Howe, assisted by several eminent professors of dancing. (Statement Of Responsibility). Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). AMERICAN DANCING MASTER & BALL-ROOM PROMPTER.
    • Contributor: E. Howe - Howe, Elias
    • Date: 1862
  • Book/Printed Material
    Dancing Book. print | xvii, 454 p. front., illus. (incl. music) plates. 19 cm. | by Mrs. Lilly Grove, F.R.G.S., and other writers, with musical examples. Illustrated by Percy Macquoid and by numerous reproductions of engravings, prints and photographs. (Statement Of Responsibility). Short contributions by Mrs. Wordsworth, Miss Middleton, the Hon. Mrs. Armytage and the Countess of Ancaster. First edition, 1895. Available also through the ...
    • Contributor: Longmans, Green - Frazer, (Lily Grove) (Lady) - Frazer
    • Date: 1907
  • Book/Printed Material
    Howe's complete ball-room hand book containing upwards of three hundred dances, including all the latest and most fashionable dances ... with elegant illustrations, and full explanation and every variety of the latest ...
    Complete ball-room hand book
    Book. print | 118 p. illus. 16 cm. | By Elias Howe, assisted by several eminent professors of dancing. (Statement Of Responsibility). Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Lyon & Healy, Chicago.
    • Contributor: Ditson & Co. - Howe, Elias
    • Date: 1858