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    The Candidate's a Dodger videorecording ; 4 min | Forms part of the Seeger Family Tribute Collection (Source). Recorded at the Library of Congress (Venue). 4:3
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Seeger, Pete - Seeger, Mike - Seeger, Peggy
    • Date: 2007
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    D. W. Groethe -- Cowboy songs and poetry from Montana D. W. Groethe performs cowboy songs and poetry from Montana at the Library of Congress, July 20, 2005. videorecording | videorecording ; 58 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). July 20, 2005. (Date). Groethe, a working cowboy, performs his own compositions as well as traditional songs. (Content). D. W. Groethe was born and grew up in western North Dakota, the third generation descendant of ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Groethe, D. W. - Swaney, Alexandra - Bulger, Peggy A.
    • Date: 2005
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    Marce Lacouture with David Greely and Kristi Guillory Cajun Music from Louisiana videorecording | videorecording; 63 min. | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). June 23, 2010. (Date). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lacouture, Marce - Greely, David - Guillory, Guillory, Kristi - Owens, Maida - Ausetn, Theodocia
    • Date: 2012
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    The New Deal Legacy and Contemporary Scholarship, Part 1 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 ...
    • Contributor: 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
    • Date: 2008-03-14
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    Drago Ensemble Concert videorecording | videorecording ; 49 min | Drago, Russia's preeminent Romani (Gypsy) ensemble, presented a lunchtime concert. (Content). Recorded April 27, 2009 (Date). The Drago Ensemble takes its name from the word "drag," which means dear or beloved person in both the Romani and Romanian languages. Drago was founded in February 2007 by a group of like-minded Saint Petersburg artists and musicians. Each of ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2009
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    Mahan Esfahani: Harpsichord Concert videorecording | videorecording ; 92 min | Mahan Esfahani plays Wanda Landowska's Pleyel harpsichord, featuring pieces from her 1927 concert at the Library of Congress. (Content). Recorded May 29, 2010 (Date). Speaker Biography: Mahan Esfahani is fast gaining international recognition as a soloist and collaborative artist on the harpsichord, fortepiano and organ in both early and contemporary repertoire. He was the first harpsichordist to ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Esfahani, Mahan
    • Date: 2010
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    Flory Jagoda and Friends 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).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Jagoda, Flory - Bass, Howard - Gaeta, Susan - Chancey, Tina
    • Date: 2007
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    Working (and Not Working) with Bernstein videorecording | videorecording ; 82 min | Composer Jack Gottlieb, author of the recently published memoir "Working with Bernstein," discusses his own role as a fellow composer. (Content). Recorded December 11, 2010 (Date). Speaker Biography: Jack Gottlieb received degrees from Queens College, N.Y., Brandeis University and the University of Illinois. He has just been named by the New York Philharmonic as the Leonard Bernstein ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Gottlieb, Jack
    • Date: 2010
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    Tony Ellis & the Musicians of Braeburn Tony Ellis and the Musicians of Braeburn from Ohio perform banjo and string band songs and music at the Library of Congress, June 22, 2011. sound recording | videorecording ; 62 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). June 22, 2011. (Date). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Ellis, Tony, Banjoist - Austen, Theadocia Millich
    • Date: 2011
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    Discussion: Daniels & Kellaway & the American Songbook videorecording | videorecording ; 59 min | The Library's Larry Appelbaum talks with musicians Eddie Daniels and Roger Kellaway on jazz and the American songbook. (Content). Recorded February 25, 2011 (Date). Speaker Biography: American tenor saxophonist and clarinetist Eddie Daniels took up alto saxophone at the age of nine, began doubling on tenor saxophone and clarinet about three years later, and attended the High ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Daniels, Eddie - Kellaway, Roger - Appelbaum, Larry
    • Date: 2011
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    Don't Say It Can't Be Done videorecording | videorecording ; 5 min | Forms part of the Seeger Family Tribute Collection (Source). Recorded at the Library of Congress (Venue). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Seeger, Pete
    • Date: 2007
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    Jazz Conversation: Pianist, Composer Dave Brubeck videorecording | videorecording ; 59 min | Larry Appelbaum, Senior Music Reference Specialist with the Library of Congress, conducts a conversation with jazz pianist and composer Dave Brubeck. (Content). Recorded April 10, 2008 (Date). Speaker Biography: Dave Brubeck (b. Concord, CA, 1920) is a jazz composer, pianist and bandleader. He studied composition with Darius Milhaud, worked in both octet and trio formats, and later ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Brubeck, Dave
    • Date: 2008
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    Seeger Family Concert Mike, Peggy, and Pete Seeger with the Short Sisters perform at the Library of Congress March 16, 2007. Forms part of "How Can I Keep From Singing": A Seeger Family Tribute symposium and concert. videorecording | videorecording ; 133 min | Seeger Family Tribute Collection. (Source). March 16, 2007. (Date). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Seeger, Pete - Seeger, Mike - Seeger, Peggy - Short Sisters
    • Date: 2007
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    The Beehive Band: Mormon String Band music from Utah The Beehive Band: Mormon String Band music from Utah perform at the Library of Congress, April 24, 2008. videorecording | videorecording ; 66 | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). April 24, 2008. (Date). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Beehive Band
    • Date: 2008
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    Sreevidhya Chandramouli Sreevidhya Chandramouli of Portland, Oregon, performs vina music and Sanscrit songs of South India at the Library of Congress, August 20, 2009. videorecording | videorecording ; 64 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). August 20, 2009. Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Chandramouli, Sreevidhya - Sriji, Poovalur
    • Date: 2009
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    ASCAP Collection Concert videorecording | videorecording ; 112 min | The stories of, and back stories behind, several beloved songs were laid out for a most entertained audience May 11th as the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) Foundation brought forward an evening of songs sung by ASCAP's member songwriters at the Library of Congress Coolidge Auditorium. The offering the second annual "We Write the ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Williams, Paul - Souther, J.D. - Bergman, Alan - Holyfield, Wayland - Alexander, Jessi - David, Hal - Hammond, Albert - Withers, Bill
    • Date: 2010
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    A fireside chat with Gunther Schuller videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 56 min. | Whittall Pavilion, Library of Congress (Venue). December 16, 2005 (Date). Pre-concert interview (General). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Schuller, Gunther - Vita, Susan - Schissel, Loras J.
    • Date: 2005
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    [Juilliard String Quartet 40 year anniversary : panel discussion] Panel discussion sponsored by the Library of Congress Music Division to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Juilliard String Quartet. videorecording | 1 digital video file (1 hr., 52 min., 27 sec.) : sd., col. | Title supplied by cataloger. Panelists: Joe McLellan, Christopher Kendall, Jessica Krash, Frances McKay, Juilliard String Quartet (Ronald Copes, Samuel Rhodes, Joel Krosnick, Joel Smirnoff); Jon Newsom, moderator. (Performers). ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Juilliard String Quartet - Coolidge Auditorium (Library of Congress) - Music Division - Newsom, Jon - McLellan, Joseph D. - Kendall, Christopher - Krash, Jessica - McKay, Frances - Copes, Ronald - Rhodes, Samuel - Krosnick, Joel - Smirnoff, Joel
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    Pianist, vocalist and composer Henry Butler discusses teaching and performing rhythm & blues and jazz videorecording | videorecording ; 69 min. | Recorded on November 1, 2007 (Date). Pianist, vocalist and composer Henry Butler discusses his life of teaching and performing rhythm and blues and jazz. He performs selected pieces on the piano that were influenced by his native New Orleans. Butler also shares his experience of losing his home from Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Interviewing Butler is the ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Butler - Henry Butler - Henry - Pianist Butler - Pianist - Appelbaum, Larry
    • Date: 2007
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    Jazz Conversation: Argentine Pianist and Composer Guillermo Klein videorecording | videorecording ; 49 min | Argentine pianist and composer Guillermo Klein talks with Library of Congress music specialist Larry Appelbaum. (Content). Recorded February 29, 2008 (Date). Speaker Biography: In the early 1990s, pianist, composer and bandleader Guillermo Klein moved from his native Argentina to Boston to study at the Berklee School of Music. He spent the remainder of that decade in New ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Klein, Guillermo - Appelbaum, Larry
    • Date: 2008
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    Alexander String Quartet with Robert Greenberg 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. ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Greenberg, Robert
    • Date: 2010
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    James "Super Chikan" Johnson and Richard Christman James "Super Chikan" Johnson and Richard Christman performs Mississippi blues songs and music at the Library of Congress, May 23, 2006. videorecording | videorecording ; 62 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). May 23, 2006. (Date). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Super Chikan - Christman, Richard
    • Date: 2006
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    Blind Boys of Alabama I "Amazing Grace" The Blind Boys of Alabama perform "Amazing Grace" at the Library of Congress, June 5, 2002. Forms part of the The Blind Boys of Alabama Concert Collection. videorecording | videorecording ; 4 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). June 5, 2002. (Date). Forms part of the The Blind Boys of Alabama Concert Collection. (Source Note). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Blind Boys of Alabama - Fountain, Clarence - Carter, Jimmy Lee
    • Date: 2002
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    Violin Master Class with Christian Tetzlaff videorecording | videorecording ; 103 min | Virtuoso violinist Christian Tetzlaff conducted a violin master class at the Library for area students and teachers. (Content). Recorded November 7, 2008 (Date). Christian Tetzlaff was born in Hamburg. He began playing the violin and piano at the age of 6, and made his concert debut at 14 years old. He studied with Uwe-Martin Haiberg at the ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Tetzlaff, Christian
    • Date: 2008
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    Amuma Says No: Traditional and Contemporary Basque Music from Idaho Amuma Says No performs traditional and contemporary Basque music and songs from Idaho at the Library of Congress, July 14, 2010. videorecording | videorecording ; 59 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). July 14, 2010. Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Amuma Says No
    • Date: 2010