videorecording | videorecording ; 45 min | Set within the artistic milieu of the last decades of Imperial Russia, this presentation traces the lives and careers of two of that country's most influential composers: Petr Il'ich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893), and his student Sergei Ivanovich Taneyev (1856-1915) -- the former having enjoyed a worldwide celebrity during his lifetime, and the latter's reputation having been eclipsed to ...
videorecording | videorecording ; 92 min | West African harmonies and jazz rhythms are seamlessly blended by guitarist/singer/composer Lionel Loueke with Massimo Biolcati on bass and Ferenc Nemeth on drums. (Content). Recorded December 3, 2010 (Date). Speaker Biography: Originally from the small West African nation of Benin, guitarist Lionel Loueke has enjoyed a meteoric rise over the past several years. In 2008 and 2009, ...
Wayne Newell and Blanch Sockabasin perform Passamaquoddy songs and music at the Library of Congress, Septermber 16, 2009. videorecording | videorecording ; 65 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). September 16, 2009. (Date). Videorecording (Form).
Library of Congress - Sockabasin, Blanch - Newell, Wayne - Mundell, Kathleen - Bulger, Peggy A.
Videorecording. Filmed Operas.. electronic | composed by Roger Reynolds. (Statement Of Responsibility). Title from screen (viewed on March 20, 2009). Commissioned by the Julian E. Berla and Freda Hauptman Berla Fund in the Library of Congress for the celebration of the Library's Bicentennial. Carmen Pelton, soprano; Steven Schick, percussion; Donnah Welby, actress. (Performers). Recorded at the Thomas Jefferson Building's Great Hall on November 30, ...
Library of Congress - Pelton, Carmen - Schick, Steven - Welby, Donnah - Fonte, Henry
videorecording | videorecording ; 21 min | Susan Vita makes a presentation on the Library's Music Division for the docent training program. (Content). Recorded December 7, 2006 (Date). Speaker Biography: Susan Vita is chief of the Library's Music Division. (Biographical). Videorecording (Form).
videorecording | videorecording ; 46 min | Wayne Shirley discusses the manuscript sources for Arnold Schoenberg's Verklärte Nacht in the Library's Whittall Collection. (Content). Recorded February 4, 2011 (Date). Speaker Biography: Wayne D. Shirley worked as a reference librarian and music specialist in the Music Division at the Library of Congress. During that time and since, he has made substantial contributions to American music ...
videorecording | videorecording ; 50 min. | Recorded on October 26, 2007 (Date). Part of the series "American Creativity: The Composer-Performer," this interview with the composer and pianist Fred Hersch was presented by the Library's Music Division as a pre-concert presentation. The interviewer is Ben Roe. (Content). Speaker Biography: Fred Hersch (born October 21, 1955 in Cincinnati, Ohio) is a contemporary American jazz pianist ...
Library of Congress - Hersch, Fred - Roe, Ben
Flory Jagoda with Susan Gaeta, Howard Bass, and Tina Chancey, performs traditional Sephardic music from the former Yugoslavia and other parts of the world at the Library of Congress, 2007. videorecording | videorecording ; 52 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). March 21, 2007. (Date). Videorecording (Form).
Library of Congress - Jagoda, Flory - Bass, Howard - Gaeta, Susan - Chancey, Tina
The Zionaires perform Gospel music at the Library of Congress, July 24, 2008. videorecording | videorecording ; 61 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). July 24, 2008. (Date). Videorecording (Form).
Library of Congress - Zionaires (musical Group) - Brooks, O. Wendell - Brady, Dennis
videorecording | 2 digital video files : 123 min., 17 sec. ; sd., col. | Title from printed program. Brubeck Institute Jazz Sextet ; Dave Brubeck Quartet ; Christian McBride, bass. (Performers). Concert given under the auspices of the Irving Caesar Lifetime Trust in the Library of Congress. Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., Oct. 1, 2003. Contents ...
Library of Congress - Dave Brubeck Quartet - Brubeck Institute Sextet - Irving Caesar Lifetime Trust - Music Division - Recording Laboratory
Margaret MacArthur performs songs and ballads from Vermont at the Library of Congress, June 21, 2005. videorecording | videorecording ; 63 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). June 21, 2005. (Date). Videorecording (Form).
Library of Congress - Macarthur, Margaret
videorecording | videorecording ; 34 min | Composer Sebastian Currier talks about his new work ("Xenakis Remix," performed later that evening) and his career. (Content). Recorded May 6, 2011 (Date). Speaker Biography: Sebastian Currier is the 2007 recipient of the prestigious Grawemeyer Award. Heralded as "music with a distinctive voice" by the New York Times and as "lyrical, colorful, firmly rooted in tradition, but ...
Library of Congress - Currier, Sebastian
Ben Payton and the Thundering Harps perform Delta blues at the Library of Congress, May 25, 2011. videorecording | videorecording ; 66 | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). May 25, 2011. (Date). Videorecording (Form).
Library of Congress - Payton, Ben Wiley - Thundering Harps (musical Group)
The "New Deal" Franklin Delano Roosevelt had promised the American people began to take shape immediately after his inauguration on March 4, 1933. The multi-faceted social, cultural and fiscal recovery program aimed to reform and reinvigorate national life, and to end the Great Depression. Many New Deal administrators believed that art could be a part of the daily lives of all Americans, not just ...
Various - Brannan, Beverly W. - Birney, Alice L. (alice Lotvin) - Breiseth, Christopher Neri - Camp, Charles - Clark, Robert William - Cleary, Beth M. - Cole, John Young - Dimunation, Mark G. - Gottesman, Laura ...
Various - Brannan, Beverly W. - Birney, Alice L. (alice Lotvin) - Breiseth, Christopher Neri - Camp, Charles - Clark, Robert William - Cleary, Beth M. - Cole, John Young - Dimunation, Mark G. - Gottesman, Laura - Kalin, Andrea - Katzman, Laura - Kazin, Michael - Kerst, Catherine Hiebert - McDannell, Colleen - Morgan, Mindy J. - Peatross, C. Ford - Rachleff, Peter J. - Remsberg, Rich - Sapoznik, Henry - Tidwell, John Edgar - Wiltsey, Tom - Zvonchenko, Walter - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress) - Library of Congress - National New Deal Preservation Association - United States. National Archives and Records Administration
videorecording | videorecording ; 57 min. | Recorded on March 30, 2009 (Date). Speaker Biography: Jim [James Stanley] Hall was born in Buffalo, Dec. 4, 1930. After studying composition at the Cleveland Institute of Music, Hall moved to Los Angeles where he studied classical guitar and began working with Chico Hamilton's Quintet and the Jimmy Giuffre Three. A gifted, thoughtful improviser, Hall is best ...
Library of Congress - Hall, Jim - Appelbaum, Larry
videorecording | videorecording ; 50 min | Composer Roger Reynolds' operatic work "Justice," commissioned for the celebration of the Library's Bicentennial in 2000, was performed in the Great Hall of the Library's Jefferson Building. Written for actress, soprano, percussionist, multichannel computer sound and real-time surround sound, "Justice" is based on the Greek tragedy of Clytemnestra and Agamemnon. The text was adapted from "Aeschylus and ...
Library of Congress - Reynolds, Roger
videorecording | videorecording ; 134 min | The Alexander String Quartet and composer-pianist-musicologist Robert Greenberg, who has been called "the Elvis of music history and appreciation" unravel the mysteries and marvels of Beethoven's String Quartet op. 130, bringing to life the history, art, politics, intrigue and romance that have shaped this music. The Alexander String Quartet was formed in New York City in 1981. ...
Library of Congress - Greenberg, Robert
Sonny Burgess and the Pacers perform at the Library of Congress, October 18, 2006. videorecording | videorecording ; 54 minutes | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). October 18, 2006. (Date). Videorecording (Form).
Library of Congress - Burgess, Sonny - Pacers (musical Group)