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    Laurence Moftah interviews Margit Toth and Martha Roy, March ... videorecording | 1 video disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in. | Duratation - 1:31:23 (General). Courtesy of Laurence Moftah and Philip Croom, Associate Dean of the Rare Books and Special Collections Library, American University in Cairo. (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: American University in Cairo - Moftah, Laurence - Toth, Margit - Roy, Martha
    • Date: 2002
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    Master class with Thomas Hampson and Sgt Kenneth G. Maxwell, ... videorecording | Master class conducted at the Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha, Nebraska, on May 30, 2006. (General). Courtesy of Sgt Kenneth G. Maxwell,tenor vocalist, USAF Heartland of America Band, Offutt AFB, NE. (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Hampson, Thomas - Maxwell, Sgt. Kenneth G.
    • Date: 2006
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    Sure on this shining night videorecording | 1 video, 2 minutes, 27 seconds | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium at the Library of Congress, October 2009. (General). Courtesy of G. Schirmer, Inc., www.schirmer.com (Copyright Notice). This item used by permission of the copyright holder. (Standard Restriction). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Hampson, Thomas - Barber, Samuel
    • Date: 2009
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    Grief videorecording | 1 video, 3 minutes, 9 seconds | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium at the Library of Congress, October 2009. (General). Courtesy of William Grant Still Music, www.williamgrantstill.com (Copyright Notice). This item used by permission of the copyright holder. (Standard Restriction). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Hampson, Thomas - Still, William Grant
    • Date: 2009
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    Rodgers & Hammerstein: Introduction & Oklahoma! Michael Feinstein explores the music of Rodgers & Hammerstein in this first of a series of videos. The first episode introduces Rodgers & Hammerstein as two leading figures in American musical theater history, and delves into the creation of Oklahoma's most famous song, "Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'." Produced by special arrangement with Imagem/Williamson Music Inc.
    • Contributor: Feinstein, Michael
    • Date: 2014-02-03
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    A Celebration of Max Roach Library staff and the family of Max Roach came to the Library to celebrate the pioneering jazz drummer, composer, educator and activist. The program included an overview of the recently acquired Max Roach papers and a glimpse at some of its rare treasures. Participating in the event were Roach's wife Janus Adams, his children Daryl, Maxine, Raoul, Dara and Ayo, and poet Sonia Sanchez.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2014-01-27
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    Rodgers & Hammerstein: My Favorite Things In the second episode of a series of videos that explore the Rodgers and Hammerstein collections at the Library of Congress, Michael Feinstein traces the origin of the lyrics for "My Favorite Things" from the hit Broadway musical The Sound of Music. Produced by special arrangement with Imagem/Williamson Music Inc.
    • Contributor: Feinstein, Michael
    • Date: 2014-02-03
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    Rodgers & Hammerstein: It Might as Well Be Spring In the third episode of a series of videos that explore the Rodgers and Hammerstein collections at the Library of Congress, Michael Feinstein examines the creative process of songwriting via "It Might as Well Be Spring" from the film "State Fair," which won an Academy Award for Best Song. Produced by special arrangement with Imagem/Williamson Music Inc.
    • Contributor: Feinstein, Michael
    • Date: 2014-02-03
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    Rodgers & Hammerstein: Cinderella In the fourth episode of a series of videos that explore the Rodgers and Hammerstein collections at the Library of Congress, Michael Feinstein discusses the impact of their "Cinderella" on television, as well as the ways that creators work with rhythm, text and music. Produced by special arrangement with Imagem/Williamson Music Inc.
    • Contributor: Feinstein, Michael
    • Date: 2014-02-03
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    Blue Note at 75 Library music specialist Larry Appelbaum moderates a panel discussion marking the 75th anniversary of the influential jazz label, Blue Note Records. Panelists include veteran saxophonist Lou Donaldson, producer Michael Cuscuna and pianist Jason Moran.
    • Date: 2014-05-10
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    Rodgers & Hammerstein: "Getting to Know You" & South Pacific In the seventh episode of a series of videos that explore the Rodgers and Hammerstein collections at the Library of Congress, Michael Feinstein and Mark Eden Horowitz share the discovery that "Getting to Know You" from The King and I originated as unused songs from South Pacific, "Suddenly Lucky" and "Suddenly Lovely." Produced by special arrangement with Imagem/Williamson Music Inc.
    • Date: 2014-02-03
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    Poets & Patriotism: The 200th Birthday of the Star-Spangled B... Internationally-renowned baritone Thomas Hampson presented a special program commemorating the 200th anniversary of our national anthem. The program included American music from colonial days to the present, rare historical documents from the Library's extensive collections. Hampson was joined by the University of Michigan Alumni Chorus, Mark Clague (University of Michigan) and pianist Matthew Thompson.
    • Date: 2014-07-03
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    Recital: Valerie Tryon, Piano The Library celebrated the bicentennials of composers Richard Wagner and Giuseppe Verdi with lecture/recital double-bill. In the recital, Valerie Tryon performed a range of these works that draws on the Library's substantial holdings. In addition to Lisztian encounters with Verdi and Wagner, Tryon included several unique works based on the music of Mozart and Allegri.
    • Contributor: Tryon, Valerie
    • Date: 2013-11-09
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    Mahan Esfahani, Harpsichord Concert Leading international harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani played works by Kuhnau, J.S. Bach, W.F. Bach and C.P.E. Bach in commemoration of C.P.E. Bach's 300th birthday.
    • Contributor: Esfahani, Mahan
    • Date: 2014-04-04
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    In Defense of Transcription The Library celebrated the bicentennials of composers Richard Wagner and Giuseppe Verdi with lecture/recital double-bill. In the lecture, prominent Liszt scholar Alan Walker spoke about the art of arrangement as exemplified in the transcriptions and paraphrases of Franz Liszt. Perhaps the 19th century's greatest advocate at the keyboard of orchestral and operatic scores, Liszt produced a tremendous body of piano works based on the...
    • Contributor: Walker, Alan
    • Date: 2013-11-09
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    A Conversation with Randy Newman Mark Horowitz talks with award-winning composer and performer Randy Newman about the creative process.
    • Date: 2013-11-11
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    Finding New Perspectives on the Germania Musical Society Nancy Newman presents an American Musicological Society lecture, "A Program Not Greatly to Their Credit": Finding New Perspectives on the Germania Musical Society through the American Memory Sheet Music Collection.
    • Contributor: Newman, Nancy
    • Date: 2014-04-22
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    C.P.E. Bach Sources at the Library of Congress A discussion of the C.P.E. Bach manuscripts at the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Boomhower, Daniel
    • Date: 2014-04-04
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    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.
    • Date: 2014-04-08
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    Editing & Performing the Music of C.P.E. Bach Paul Corneilson and Mark Knoll of the Packard Humanities Institute discuss the music of C.P.E. Bach, in commemoration of the composer's 300th birthday.
    • Date: 2014-04-05
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    An Introduction to Irving Fine's Fantasia for String Trio wit... Pulitzer-winning composer Richard Wernick introduces the music of American composer Irving Fine to students from the Peabody Preparatory Performance Academy for Strings. Produced in conjunction with the Library of Congress Irving Fine Centennial Festival.
    • Contributor: Wernick, Richard
    • Date: 2012-11-10
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    Koussevitzky's Legacy: A Conversation with Members of the Kou... Serge Koussevitzky championed the music of his time throughout his career, and the Foundation established in his name has continued to support the music of living composers since his death in 1951. Members of the foundation board (James Kendrick, Fred Lerdahl, Gunther Schuller, Fred Sherry) discuss the conductor and composer's legacy with former Library staff member Jon Newsom.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2014-05-02
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    Conversation with Rosanne Cash & Natasha Trethewey Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey discusses music, poetry and creativity with country musician Rosanne Cash.
    • Date: 2013-12-07
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    Motive Cello: Motivations in the Cello Sonatas of Beethoven, ... As part of a talk preceding a performance by Daniel Müller-Schott and Simon Trpceski, David Plylar speaks about some of the relationships between musical materials in three major sonatas for cello and piano -- in essence, an introduction to motives and their motivations. Works addressed include Beethoven's Sonata in C major, op. 102/1, Brahms' Sonata in F major, op. 99 and Chopin's Sonata in...
    • Contributor: Plylar, David
    • Date: 2014-04-24
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    Rodgers & Hammerstein: Do-Re-Mi In the eighth episode of a series of videos that explore the Rodgers and Hammerstein collections at the Library of Congress, Michael Feinstein discusses "Do-Re-Mi" from "The Sound of Music." Produced by special arrangement with Imagem/Williamson Music Inc.
    • Contributor: Feinstein, Michael
    • Date: 2014-02-03
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    Rodgers & Hammerstein: A Real Nice Clambake In the ninth episode of a series of videos that explore the Rodgers and Hammerstein collections at the Library of Congress, Michael Feinstein discusses Oscar Hammerstein's research techniques, and "A Real Nice Clambake" from "Carousel." Produced by special arrangement with Imagem/Williamson Music Inc.
    • Contributor: Feinstein, Michael
    • Date: 2014-02-03
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    Rodgers & Hammerstein: Manhattan & Epilogue In the final episode of a series of ten videos that explore the Rodgers and Hammerstein collections at the Library of Congress, Michael Feinstein discusses the Rodgers & Hart collaboration that led to the hit song "Manhattan." Produced by special arrangement with Imagem/Williamson Music Inc. and Piedmont Music Co. (Carlin America, Inc.).
    • Contributor: Feinstein, Michael
    • Date: 2014-02-03
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    Rebel Music: Race, Empire & the New Muslim Youth Culture Hisham D. Aidi discusses his widely acclaimed new book that examines how hip-hop, jazz and reggae play crucial roles in the global Muslim youth culture.
    • Contributor: Aidi, Hisham D.
    • Date: 2014-09-25
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    The Audacity of Hopekirk A lecture-recital featuring a rare performance of Helen Hopekirk's "Five Songs on Poems of Fiona MacLeod," published in 1904. Helen Hopekirk was an accomplished Scottish concert pianist and composer who immigrated to the U.S. in 1897 to teach at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston. A collection of her manuscripts is housed in the Library of Congress. The songs are settings of...
    • Date: 2014-11-04
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    Stew In a special appearance, Stew discusses his career as a playwright, songwriter, poet and lyricist. Adrien-Alice Hansel talks with him about the song lyric as poem and as a dramatic text, and takes a look at some interesting recent projects -- his song cycle "Brooklyn Omnibus" and a new show written for the 2014 Oregon Shakespeare Festival, "Family Album."
    • Date: 2014-10-23
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    American Ballet Theatre: 75 Years Touring the Globe Victoria Phillips discusses the history of the American Ballet Theatre in relation to the exhibit she curated at the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Phillips, Victoria
    • Date: 2014-10-14
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    Henry Threadgill's Zooid A rare Washington appearance from Henry Threadgill, "one of the most important living composers in and around the jazz idiom" (Nate Chinen) and a dazzling alto saxophonist and flutist with masterly improvisational skills.
    • Contributor: Threadgill, Henry
    • Date: 2013-10-25
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    Chamber Music in 1750 Berlin A lecture with live musical performances from Caitlin McSherry, violin; Daniel Boomhower, violin; Daniel McCarthy, viola; Emily Cantrell, viola; Gozde Yasar, cello; and Daniel Walshaw, theorbo.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2012-04-05
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    Race & the Broadway Musical Warren Hoffman discusses the role of race in American musical theater.
    • Contributor: Hoffman, Warren
    • Date: 2014-10-10
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    Technofiles: Music, Technology & the Entrepreneur Panos Panay discusses the intersection of creativity, technology and business. Case Rae discusses issues presenting both challenges and opportunities for creative entrepreneurs in the digital marketplace. David Dufresne, Emilien Moyon, Ethna Schiff and Nick Susi talk about the real-life, first-hand experience of investing in their own ideas while managing their risk.
    • Date: 2014-11-05
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    Pre-Concert Conversation with St. Lawrence String Quartet A pre-concert conversation with the St. Lawrence String Quartet, considered to be among the world's finest chamber ensembles.
    • Contributor: St. Lawrence String Quartet
    • Date: 2014-10-24
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    George Lewis on his Library of Congress Commission, "The Mang... George Lewis discusses his Library of Congress commission, "The Mangle of Practice," which received its world premiere (with Ensemble Dal Niente) at the Library of Congress in commemoration of founding patron Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge's 150th birthday.
    • Contributor: Lewis, George
    • Date: 2014-10-30
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    Pre-Concert Conversation with Jefferson Friedman Jefferson Friedman and members of the Chiara String Quartet discuss Friedman's Library of Congress commission. The Chiara String Quartet is renowned for innovative approaches to chamber music masterworks and a commitment to new compositions for string quartet.
    • Contributor: Friedman, Jefferson
    • Date: 2014-12-05
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    ASCAP 2014: We Write the Songs The Library's annual ASCAP concert featuring: Jon Batiste, Alan Bergman, Josh Kear, Randy Newman, Carly Simon, Narada Michael Walden with Shelea Frazier, Jimmy Webb and Heart's Ann and Nancy Wilson.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2014-05-16
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    Pre-Concert Conversation with Matthias Maute of Ensemble Caprice Matthias Maute discusses his musical career in a pre-concert conversation.
    • Contributor: Maute, Matthias
    • Date: 2014-11-21
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    Choir of Clare College, Cambridge One of the England's most revered choral ensembles, the Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, makes its Library of Congress debut with a commemoration of Irving Fine's legacy as one of the preeminent American composers of choral music. Their performance will feature works by Fine and composers who influenced him. The choir is led by Graham Ross, director of Music and Fellow of Clare College,...
    • Contributor: Speakers, Various
    • Date: 2014-12-06
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    Pre-Concert Conversation with Oliver Knussen & Marc Neikrug Oliver Knussen and Mark Neikrug discuss their residency at the Library of Congress and commission, "Tiger's Nest for Piano Trio."
    • Date: 2014-04-11
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    Pre-Concert Conversation with the Calefax Reed Quintet A conversation with the Calefax Reed Quintet prior to their concert at the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Calefax Reed Quintet
    • Date: 2015-02-02
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    Poets and Patriotism: The 200th Birthday of the Star-Spangled... A panel discussion on the national anthem with experts in music and history.
    • Date: 2014-07-03
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    Copland as Good Neighbor: Cultural Diplomacy in Latin America... Carol Hess will discuss the beginnings of cultural diplomacy in the United States vis-a-vis the ideology of the Good Neighbor period and this most overtly political of Aaron Copland's Latin American trips.
    • Contributor: Hess, Carol
    • Date: 2014-10-07
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    Ensemble Caprice Ensemble Caprice conjures the fascinating musical dialogue between the Old and New Worlds, an exchange that produced a vibrant fusion of European harmonies and melodies blended with Latin, African, and Amerindian nuances. Performed on flutes and recorders, baroque guitar, cello and a wealth of percussion, these colorful works feature texts in Spanish, Italian, French, and Nahuatl, the language of the Aztecs.
    • Contributor: Various Performers
    • Date: 2014-11-21
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    Cello Master Class with Daniel Müller-Schott Daniel Müller-Schott conducts a cello master class.
    • Contributor: M&uuml - Ller-Schott, Daniel
    • Date: 2014-04-15
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    Richard Goode & Friends Pianist Richard Goode convened three talented colleagues for performances of chamber works from the heart of the Romantic repertoire. He also played Robert Schumann's brilliant, seldom-heard "Humoreske" for solo piano.
    • Contributor: Goode, Richard
    • Date: 2015-02-18
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    Conversation with Ian Bostridge Ian Bostridge discusses Schubert's song cycle Winterreise, D. 911, following his performance of the work in the Library's Coolidge Auditorium.
    • Contributor: Bostridge, Ian
    • Date: 2015-02-07
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    The Aesthetics of Data Much of Jonathan Berger's music is inspired by data. In this lecture, he discussed the use of medical and neuroscience imaging in his recent opera, "Theotokia," and in his current collaboration with the Kronos Quartet, "My Lai." Berger also described interpretive, diagnostic and therapeutic implications of complex numerical data.
    • Contributor: Berger, Jonathan
    • Date: 2014-12-10
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    Lubana Al Quntar & Kenan Adnawi: Traditional Music and Song f... In this concert Lubana Al Quntar performs classical Arabic Maqam pieces with a melancholy flavor, characteristic of this genre. She is accompanied by the internationally known oud player Kenan Adnawi, who also presents traditional instrumental music of Syria.
    • Contributor: Al Quntar, Lubana - Adnawi, Kenan - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - Library of Congress. African and Middle Eastern Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2015-03-25
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    Gray Clouds: Late Chamber Music of Franz Liszt Cellist Tamás Zétényi presents a program developed in a year-long residency as visiting Hungarian fellow at Bard College, through research in the Library's Liszt collections. Harmonically visionary transcriptions and chamber works -- elegies, prayers and meditations -- that stretch the boundaries of tonality and foreshadow music written a century later. With Sabrina Tabby, Scott Moore, violin / Dávid Tóth, viola / Anna Bikales, harp...
    • Contributor: Z&eacute - T&eacute - Nyi, Tam&aacute - S
    • Date: 2011-10-29
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    Saving Mary: Stabat Mater Settings from Pergolesi to Poulenc Nicholas Alexander Brown discusses musical settings of the Catholic "Stabat Mater" text from Pergolesi to Poulenc, in conjunction with a performance by Belgian early music ensemble Vox Luminis.
    • Contributor: Brown, Nicholas A.
    • Date: 2014-10-29
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    African-American Spirituals of the Civil War A panel discussion on African-American spirituals of the Civil War.
    • Date: 2013-03-30
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    Broadway Composers Concert: Jeanine Tesori, Steven Lutvak & D... Three of Broadway's most popular musical creators -- Steven Lutvak, Jeanine Tesori and David Yazbek -- perform their own work in an intimate evening of music. Special guests include Catherine Walker, Jacqueline Echols, Joshua Henry, Dean Sharenow and Mike Chiavaro. Part of the Library's Songs of America project.
    • Date: 2014-10-17
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    The Sherman Holmes Project with Brooks Long & Phil Wiggins In this concert, Sherman Holmes and Brooks Long are joined by the great blues harmonica player Phil Wiggins.
    • Contributor: Wiggins, Phil - Holmes, Sherman - Long, Brooks - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2015-04-15
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    Irving Fine Partita for Wind Quintet "The President's Own" U.S. Marine Band Woodwind Quintet performs the Partita for Wind Quartet by Irving Fine as part of the Library's celebration of the composer's centenary.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2014-12-02
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    Irving Fine Romanza for Wind Quintet "The President's Own" U.S. Marine Band Woodwind Quintet performs the Romanza for Wind Quartet by Irving Fine as part of the Library's celebration of the composer's centenary.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2014-12-02
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    Irving Fine & the American Woodwind Quintet Nicholas Alexander Brown discusses Irving Fine and the American Woodwind Quintet as part of the Library's celebration of the composer's 100th birthday Irving Fine, described by Aaron Copland as "the greatest of us all." A leading voice in the American Neoclassical School, Fine was a member of the Boston Group of composers--Arthur Berger, Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland, Lukas Foss and Harold Shapero--who were key...
    • Contributor: Brown, Nicholas Alexander
    • Date: 2014-12-02
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    Dear Dorothy: Letters from Nicolas Slonimsky to Dorothy Adlow Electra Slonimsky Yourke talks with the Library's Kevin LaVine about "Dear Dorothy: Letters from Nicolas Slonimsky to Dorothy Adlow," a new collection of letters by her father -- musicologist, conductor and composer Nicolas Slonimsky.
    • Contributor: Yourke, Electra Slonimsky
    • Date: 2013-11-07
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    Does My Bow Really Need a Passport? Travels & Travails of the... Musicians, policy experts, and music industry professionals discuss current issues facing musicians while traveling: ivory regulations, carry-on instrument policies and artist visas.
    • Date: 2014-12-18
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    St. Lawrence String Quartet Concert The St. Lawrence String Quartet performs a concert on the Library's Stradivari instruments. This webcast includes their performance of Haydn's String Quartet in E-flat major, op. 33/2, H.III: 38 ("The Joke") and Antonin Dvorak's String Quartet in C major, op. 61. Composer John Adams also introduces his second quartet, a Library of Congress co-commission [performance unavailable due to copyright restriction].
    • Contributor: St. Lawrence String Quartet
    • Date: 2015-01-23
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    St. Lawrence String Quartet with Hsin-Yun Huang The St. Lawrence String Quartet is joined by violist Hsin-Yun Huang for the Library's annual Stradivari Anniversary Concert. The program includes Erwin Schulhoff's "Five Pieces for String Quartet," Mozart's String Quintet in G minor, KV 516, and Beethoven's String Quartet in C-sharp minor, op. 131.
    • Date: 2014-12-18
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    Conversation with Nick Kitchen & Gunther Schuller Violinist Nicholas Kitchen of the Borromeo String Quartet and composer Gunther Schuller discuss Schuller's compositions, including String Quartet no.4, which was performed as part of the 2011 Stradivari Anniversary Concert at the Library.
    • Date: 2011-12-17
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    Curtis Chamber Orchestra Robert Spano leads the Curtis Chamber Orchestra in an exclusive Washington, D.C. appearance. Violist Roberto Díaz premieres a new concerto by Jennifer Higdon, commissioned by the Library of Congress and the Curtis Institute, and Spano puts on his composer hat for a performance of his Hölderlin-Lieder. The orchestra rounds out the program with works by Prokofiev and Mozart.
    • Date: 2015-03-07
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    Akademie für alte Musik Berlin Marking the 300th birthday of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, one of Europe's most impressive period orchestras brings alive his sometimes quirky, harmonically innovative and highly original music in a concert of works by the Bach family and George Frideric Handel.
    • Contributor: Akademie Fur Alte Musik Berlin
    • Date: 2014-04-05
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    Franz Schubert's "Winterreise" Tenor Ian Bostridge and pianist Julius Drake bring a masterly command of vocal nuance and style to Schubert's late masterpiece, a bleak, powerfully cathartic song cycle written in the last months of the composer's life. A young man, rejected by his beloved, wanders into the darkness of a wintry countryside, wracked by searing emotions-- grief, anger, loneliness and alienation, touched with brief moments of...
    • Date: 2015-02-07
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    Leipzig String Quartet With a program featuring a Romantic era classic by Borodin and favorites by Debussy and Stravinsky, the Leipzig String Quartet demonstrated some of their most dramatic works, highlights from their 50 recordings.
    • Contributor: Leipzig String Quartet
    • Date: 2015-03-21
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    Jennifer Koh & Reiko Uchida Violinist Jennifer Koh and pianist Reiko Uchida performed as part of the Library's John Adams Residency. The program included Janáček's Sonata for violin and piano, Salonen's "Lachen verlernt," Schubert's Sonata in A major, D. 574, op. 162, and John Adams discussing his "Road Movies."
    • Date: 2013-05-23
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    Pre-Concert Lecture with Susan Youens Musicologist and author Susan Youens discusses Franz Schubert's song cycle "Winterreise," in conjunction with a performance by Ian Bostridge and Julius Drake.
    • Contributor: Youens, Susan
    • Date: 2015-02-07
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    Chiara String Quartet with Simone Dinnerstein The Chiara String Quartet performs on the Library's Stradivari instruments, joining forces with pianist Simone Dinnerstein to commemorate the centennial of American composer Irving Fine with works by Mozart, Fine and a Library of Congress commission by Jefferson Friedman.
    • Date: 2014-12-05
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    The Roman Totenberg Legacy A discussion marking the acquisition by the Library of Congress of the Roman Totenberg Papers. Totenberg was a distinguished violinist and pedagogue that taught at the Longy School of Music and Boston University.
    • Date: 2014-12-12
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    Preconcert Interview with Jennifer Higdon Composer Jennifer Higdon discusses her viola concerto.
    • Contributor: Higdon, Jennifer
    • Date: 2015-03-07
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    Interview with Claremont Trio & Misha Amory Emily and Julia Bruskin of the Claremont Trio discuss their performance of works by Helen Grime, Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel and Johannes Brahms with violist Misha Amory.
    • Date: 2015-02-20
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    Stradivari Violas at the Library of Congress Jessica Bodner, Kikuei Ikeda, Carol Lynn Ward-Bamford and John Montgomery discuss the Library's two Stradivari violas, the 1690 "Tuscan-Medici" and the 1727 "Cassavetti."
    • Date: 2013-12-18
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    Calefax Reed Quintet A performance by the Calefax Reed Quintet, including Ockeghem's "Mort, tu as navré de ton dart", Franck's "Prélude, fugue et variation, op. 18", Selected Studies for Player Piano by Nancarrow, Richard Strauss' "Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, op. 28" and Selections from Shostakovich's Preludes and Fugues, op. 87.
    • Contributor: Calefax Reed Quintet
    • Date: 2015-02-04
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    Kim Kashkashian & Peter Nagy Violist Kim Kashkashian (performing on violas from the Library's Stradivari instrument collection) and Hungarian pianist Peter Nagy perform Schumann's "Fantasiestucke," op. 73, for viola and piano; Bartok's "Rhapsody" no. 1 for violin and piano, BB 94a, Sz. 87; Tihanyi's "Eight Invocations to the Lunar Phases"; and Brahms' Sonata for viola and piano in E-flat major, op. 120, no. 2.
    • Date: 2015-03-13
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    Making Show Boat: Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II & the Pow... Part of the American Musicological Society-Library of Congress lecture series, musicologist Todd Decker discusses his research into the creation of the hit Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II musical "Show Boat." Decker's research was principally conducted in the Kern and Hammerstein collections in the Music Division.
    • Contributor: Decker, Todd
    • Date: 2013-03-19
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    A Hint of West Side Story: The Genesis of Chichester Psalms a... Musicologist Paul Laird discusses "The Genesis of Bernstein's Chichester Psalms as Seen in the Library of Congress Leonard Bernstein Collection," as part of the Library of Congress and American Musicological Society lecture series.
    • Contributor: Laird , Paul
    • Date: 2015-04-14
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    Music in the Lincoln White House: US Marine Band "The President's Own" United States Marine Band performs a special program in commemoration of the Civil War Sesquicentennial. "Music in the Lincoln White House" traces the influence of composer/conductor Francis Maria Scala, who was leader of "The President's Own" during Abraham Lincoln's administration. On the program are works by Scala and contemporary composers, reflecting Lincoln's musical tastes.
    • Date: 2013-02-09
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    Concert: Daniel Müller-Schott, Cello & Simon Trpčeski, Piano Cellist Daniel Müller-Schott and pianist Simon Trpčeski perform Beethoven's Sonata in C major, op. 102, no. 1, Brahms' Sonata in F major, op. 99, and Chopin's Sonata in G minor, op .65.
    • Date: 2014-04-24
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    Concert: Celebration of Roman Totenberg Legendary violinist and teacher Roman Totenberg is celebrated with this evening of chamber music that features one of his former students, Mira Wang, with chamber music partners Jan Vogler and Antti Siirala. The program included Beethoven, Sonata for cello and piano in D major, op. 102/2; Harbison, Fantasy Duo for violin and piano; and Tchaikovsky, Piano Trio in A minor, op. 50.
    • Date: 2014-12-12
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    Parker String Quartet with Kikuei Ikeda, Viola The 2013 Stradivari Anniversary Concert featured the Parker String Quartet and violist Kikuei Ikeda performing on the Library's Stradivari instruments. The quartet performed Mendelssohn's String Quartet no. 3 in D major, op. 44, no. 1, and Shostakovich's String Quartet no. 9. They were joined by Kikuei Ikeda for the Dvorak String Quintet in E-flat major, op. 97.
    • Date: 2013-12-18
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    Irving Fine Fantasia for String Trio (Performance) with Richa... Students of the Peabody Preparatory Performance Academy for Strings perform American composer Irving Fine¿¿¿s Fantasia for string trio. This performance was the culmination of a master class led by Pulitzer-winning composer Richard Wernick. Produced in conjunction with the Library of Congress Irving Fine Centennial Festival.
    • Contributor: Wernick, Richard
    • Date: 2012-11-10
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    Irving Fine Fantasia for String Trio III. Lento assai tranqui... Pulitzer-winning composer Richard Wernick conducts a Master Class on the music of American composer Irving Fine to students from the Peabody Preparatory Performance Academy for Strings. This episode focuses on the third movement of the Fantasia for string trio. Produced in conjunction with the Library of Congress Irving Fine Centennial Festival.
    • Contributor: Wernick, Richard
    • Date: 2012-11-10
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    Irving Fine Fantasia for String Trio II. Scherzo: Allegro mol... Pulitzer-winning composer Richard Wernick conducts a Master Class on the music of American composer Irving Fine to students from the Peabody Preparatory Performance Academy for Strings. This episode focuses on the middle movement of the Fantasia for string trio. Produced in conjunction with the Library of Congress Irving Fine Centennial Festival.
    • Contributor: Wernick, Richard
    • Date: 2012-11-10
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    Concert: Jory Vinikour, Harpsichord Paris-based harpsichordist and conductor Jory Vinikouri appears in concert, playing music by Handel and J.S. Bach.
    • Contributor: Vinikour, Jory
    • Date: 2015-04-25
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    Concert: Quator Debussy with Katherine Chi The Lyon-based Quatuor Debussy performs an unusual program that includes Philip Glass' String Quartet no. 2 ("Company"), Puccini's "Crisantemi," and Milhaud's String Quartet no. 9, op. 140. They are joined by pianist Katherine Chi for Franck's Piano Quintet in F minor.
    • Date: 2011-02-22
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    Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Under the auspices of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Daniel Hope, Paul Neubauer, David Finckel and Wu Han perform Mahler's Piano Quartet in A minor, Schumann's Quartet in E-flat major for piano and strings, op. 47, and Brahms' Quartet in G minor, for piano and strings, op. 25.
    • Date: 2015-04-10
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    Ensemble Dal Niente Chicago-based Ensemble Dal Niente performs the world premiere of George Lewis' "The Mangle of Practice," a Library of Congres McKim Fund commission, as well as the composer's "Assemblage." Also featured is "in vain" by G.F. Haas, a monumental work with dramatic lighting effects.
    • Contributor: Ensemble Dal Niente
    • Date: 2014-10-30
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    Fine, the Boston Group & the American Neoclassical School In commemoration of composer Irving Fine's centennial, Wayne Shirley, R. James Tobin, Yehudi Wyner and Susan Davenny Wyner discuss the Boston Group of composers and the American Neoclassical school of composition.
    • Date: 2014-12-06
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    The Music of Irving Fine Musicologist Georgia Luikens leads a discussion with composer Martin Boykan and conductor Joel Spiegelman about the music of Irving Fine. Spiegelman studied under Fine at Brandeis University and Boykan held the Fine professorship in composition at Brandeis.
    • Date: 2014-12-06
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    Irving & Verna Fine, Their World & Contemporaries A panel discussion about American composer Irving Fine and his wife Verna with their daughters, Claudia, Emily and Joanna Fine, and arts consultant Rosalie Calabrese.
    • Date: 2014-12-06
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    Irving Fine Centennial Performance: Fine & Copland Pianists Oliver Hagen and Daniel Pesca perform the world premiere of David Henning Plylar's transcription of Irving Fine's "Toccata Concertante" for two pianos. The Chiara String Quartet is joined by clarinetist Alan R. Kay and pianist Daniel Pesca for a performance of Aaron Copland's Sextet.
    • Date: 2014-12-06
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    We Write the Songs ASCAP 2015 Concert American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) Foundation's "We Write the Songs" concert, featuring the songwriters performing and telling the stories behind their own music. Taking the stage to perform some of their most notable music were Ne-Yo, Natalie Merchant (also formerly of 10,000 Maniacs), Donald Fagan of Steely Dan fame, Rupert Holmes and Rhymefest, who wrote "Glory," the Oscar-winning song from the...
    • Date: 2015-05-12
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    Pre-Concert Conversation with Kim Kashkashian & Péter Nagy A pre-concert conversation with Kim Kashkashian and Péter Nagy.
    • Date: 2015-03-13
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    The JACK Quartet with Pianist Ursula Oppens Ursula Oppens and the JACK Quartet returned to the Library of Congress with a program that paid tribute to the Library's commitment to new music. As Caroline Berg phrases it, "Dominating the contemporary world of music, the JACK Quartet is a four-man super squad armed with bows and strings." The program featured the U.S. premiere of Julian Anderson's String Quartet no. 1, "Light Music,"...
    • Date: 2014-02-14
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    Kwuon, Smirnoff, Robinson, Babayan Concert Violinist Joan Kwuon leads a quartet of distinguished world-class players from the faculty of the Cleveland Institute of Music. The program featured Mozart's Piano Quartet in G minor, K. 478 and Brahms' Piano Quartet no. 1 in G minor, op. 25.
    • Contributor: Kwuon, Joan
    • Date: 2014-03-21
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    Conversation with Pierre Jalbert & Jörg Widmann, Chamber Musi... A conversation with composers Pierre Jalbert and Jörg Widmann, plus two performers with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.
    • Date: 2014-04-10
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    An Archives of Legendary Performances Recording engineer Michael Turpin discussed the Library's long history of legendary performances and the technology used to capture and preserve them.
    • Contributor: Turpin, Michael
    • Date: 2015-11-04