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  • The Paganini Project

    motion picture | 1 videorecording ; 75 min. | Whithall Pavillion, Library of Congress, Washington, DC (Venue). December 15, 2012 (Date). 16:9 Motion Picture (Form).

    • Contributor: Sheppard Skærved, Peter
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • If you've only got a moustache

    motion picture | videorecording ; 4 min. | Motion Picture (Form).

    • Contributor: Graves, Denyce - Wintle, James - Foster, Stephen Collins - Cooper, George
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • [ Danny Kaye and Vicki Carr visit troops on the USS Hancock during the Vietnam War, March/April 1966]

    videorecording | 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Interview with Thomas Hampson, conducted by Denise Gallo

    videorecording | 1 video, 41 minutes | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium at the Library of Congress, 2009. (General). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Hampson, Thomas - Gallo, Denise
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Ragheb Moftah's 100th birthday party

    videorecording | 1 video disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in. | December 21, 1998 (Date). Duration - 2:00:47 (General). Courtesy of Welcome Video Film, Cairo, Egypt. (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Welcome Video Film
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1999
  • 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).

    • Contributor: Rorem, Ned - Zwilich, Ellen Taaffe
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Katherine Dunham on breathing in Dunham Technique

    In this series of clips recorded in September 2002, Katherine Dunham speaks about her influence on American dance; dance anthropology; her anthropological films; Shango; L'Ag'Ya; the Mazouk from L'Ag'Ya; the need for a Dunham Technique; breathing in Dunham Technique; the circle of energy; the concept of the "pole through the body" in Dunham Technique; the hand in Dunham Technique; the position of the arm ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • [ Excerpt from "Look-In at the Metropolitan Opera," April 10, 1975]

    videorecording | In this segment, Danny Kaye interacts with the children in the audience getting them to sing and clap, he shows the behind-the-scenes views of the opera house, and introduces the entire MET production team. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Dunham Technique: "Congo Paillette"

    In 2002, with funds from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Library of Congress undertook the documentation of Katherine Dunham's dance technique. Included in this website are clips on breathing; contractions; fall and recovery; pull-through contraction or full body roll; second position plié with footwork; second position plié with parallel stretch in fourth position; second position plié with contraction and release variations; advanced second ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • The sound of Broadway music - An introduction and a discussion with Sid Ramin

    videorecording | videorecording : 103 min. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditourium, Library of Congress, Washington DC. (Venue). Recorded on May 6, 2009 at 10 AM. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Ramin, Sid - Vita, Sue
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • 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
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012
  • Hoop Dances by Dallas Chief Eagle and Jasmine Pickner

    Dallas Chief Eagle of the Rosebud Lakota (Sioux) tribe and Jasmine Pickner of the Crow Creek Lakota (Sioux) tribe describe their tradition and perform hoop dances to Lakota songs at the Library of Congress, November 15, 2007. videorecording | videorecording ; 58 min | The first dance to a Lakota song is 26 minute into the program. (Content). Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). November 15, ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Herseth Sandlin, Stephanie - Bulger, Peggy A. - Graham, Andrea - Pickner, Jasmine - Chief Eagle, D.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • Ragtime Dance: The Maxixe

    videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:26 | Reconstructed by Elizabeth Aldrich. Performed by Cheryl Stafford and Thomas Baird, dancers; Boris Gurevich, piano. Music: "Bregeiro Maxixe" by Ernesto Nazareth in The Mark Stern latest society dance folio for piano, New York, Chicago, London, Australia: Jos. W. Stern and Co., 1914. See: p. 26-27 (4th Figure) in [O'Donnell], B. The tango and the new dances, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Renaissance Dance: Autres cinq pas (galliard variations)

    videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:32 | Reconstructed by Elizabeth Aldrich. Performed by Cheryl Stafford, dancer; Susan Manus, violin. Music: "Galliard" by Claude Gervaise. See: p. 53 verso in Arbeau, Thoinot. Orchesographie, (#219), Videorecording (Form). Videoreel (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • The sound of Broadway music - Practical matters

    videorecording | videorecording : 191 min. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditourium, Library of Congress, Washington DC. (Venue). Recorded on May 7, 2009 at 1 PM. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Birth of a Star

    videorecording | Featurette compilation of three Educational Pictures short subjects: "Getting an eyeful," "Cupid takes a holiday," and "Dime a Dance." (General). MAVIS record number: 14208-1-1833922-1 (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Late Nineteenth-Century Dance: Cross Step Polka

    videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:29 | Reconstructed by Elizabeth Aldrich. Performed by Cheryl Stafford and Thomas Baird, dancers; Boris Gurevich, piano. Music: "Spring Morning Polka," by A.P. Wyman in The organ at home, Boston: Oliver Ditson & Co, 1873. LOC catalogue number: M15.069. See: p. 54 in Gilbert. M. Round dancing, (#250), Videorecording (Form). Videoreel (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • [ Excerpt of "Live from Lincoln Center - An Evening with Danny Kaye and the New York Philharmonic" September 23, 1981]

    videorecording | Danny Kaye conducts the New York Philharmonic in a rendition of the overure to "The Thieving Magpie." (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Late Nineteenth-Century Dance: The Butterfly Dance

    videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 3:09 | Choreographed by Elizabeth Aldrich and Jody Sperling. Performed by Jody Sperling. The Great Hall, The Library of Congress, 15 October 1997. Music: Themes from Grosse Fantasia aus Richard Wagner's "Die Walküre" arranged by Arthur Seidel, orchestrated for brass band by Robert Sheldon. Played by members of The Library of Congress Centennial Cotillion Brass Band, Emerson Head ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Dance Treasures of the Music Division

    videorecording | videorecording ; 12 min | Elizabeth Aldrich makes a docent training presentation on the dance treasures of the Library's Music Division. (Content). Recorded December 7, 2006 (Date). Speaker Biography: Elizabeth Aldrich is the curator of dance in the Library's Music Division. (Biographical). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Aldrich, Elizabeth
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • Dunham Technique: Dunham walk—single step

    In 2002, with funds from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Library of Congress undertook the documentation of Katherine Dunham's dance technique. Included in this website are clips on breathing; contractions; fall and recovery; pull-through contraction or full body roll; second position plié with footwork; second position plié with parallel stretch in fourth position; second position plié with contraction and release variations; advanced second ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Bob Milne at the Library of Congress an oral history with Jennifer Cutting

    videorecording | 1 digital video file (1 hr., 7 min., 11 sec.) : sd., col. | Interviewer: Jennifer Cutting; piano: Bob Milne. (Cast). Courtesy of Bob Milne. (Permission). Bob Milne, ragtime pianist, discusses his experiences as a performer of ragtime music and demonstrates ragtime music performance style in an interview with Jennifer Cutting, Library of Congress. (Summary). Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, October 14, ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Milne, Bob, Pianist - Cutting, Jennifer - Coolidge Auditorium (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004

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  • Christine Brewer discusses American song

    videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 35 min., 23 sec. | Recorded at the Library of Congress July 2-3, 2012. (General). Music specialist James Wintle from the Library of Congress interviews soprano Christine Brewer about American song. (Content). 16:9 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Brewer, Christine - Wintle, James
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012
  • Margaret MacArthur

    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).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Macarthur, Margaret
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • Trinidad Fieldwork, 1936

    Filmed in 1936 on 16mm, Katherine Dunham captured calenda and banda dances of Trinidad in outdoor settings, accompanied by male drummers and women singing and playing maracas. (Content).

    • Original Format: Film, Video