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    Give My Poor Heart Ease: Voices of the Mississippi Blues videorecording | videorecording; 55 min | Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series. (Source). February 17, 2010. (Date). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Ferris, William R.
    • Date: 2010
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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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    The English Concert videorecording | videorecording ; 108 min | One of the world's finest period instrument orchestras comes to the Library with Alice Coote, a singer praised for her "commanding, sensual, and leonine presence" and "a voice of copper silk" in vocal and instrumental works by Dowland, Handel, Monteverdi, and Vivaldi. (Content). Recorded October 14, 2010 (Date). The English Concert, with artistic director Harry Bicket and ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2010
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    The Star Spangled Banner videorecording | videorecording ; 2 min | Forms part of the Baseball Americana Symposium (Source). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Reverb (Vocal Group) - Langley, Steve - Pinkney, Victor - Hunter, Chris - Edler, Troy - Owens, Kevin - Deering, Jason
    • Date: 2009
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    Beethoven: The Universal Composer videorecording | videorecording ; 45 min | Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edmund Morris discussed his new book, "Beethoven: The Universal Composer." The Library's Music Division cosponsored the event with the Center for the Book. Morris, a classically trained pianist, has studied Beethoven and his music for 40 years. "Of all the great composers, Beethoven is the most enduring in his appeal to dilettantes and intellectuals ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Morris, Edmund
    • Date: 2005
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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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    The Zionaires — Gospel Music from Maryland and Delaware 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).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Zionaires (Musical Group) - Brooks, O. Wendell - Brady, Dennis
    • Date: 2008
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    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)
    • Date: 2004
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    Max Morath interview with Betty Auman and Loras Schissel, 2005-10-05
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Morath, Max - Auman, Elizabeth H. - Schissel, Loras J.
    • Date: 2005-10-05
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    The Cellos of Stradivari videorecording | videorecording ; 59 min | Cellists Richard Belcher, Enso String Quartet, and Steven Honigberg, along with sculptor/instrument collector Alfredo Halegua, luthier John Montgomery and Carol Lynn Ward-Bamford of the Library's Music Division presented a lecture on Stradivari's cellos preceding the Enso String Quartet Concert. (Content). Recorded December 18, 2006 (Date). Speaker Biography: Richard Belcher has performed as soloist with orchestras touring Australia ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Belcher, Richard - Honigberg, Steven - Halegua, Alfredo - Montgomery, John - Ward-Bamford, Carol Lynn
    • Date: 2006
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    Four interviews with Ragheb Moftah by Raymond Stock videorecording | 1 video recording : digital, 4 3/4 in. | Interviews Conducted at Library of Congress, Cairo Office (Venue). Part of the Library of Congress World Heritage Series, 1996-1997. (General). Courtesy of Laurence Moftah (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Moftah, Ragheb - Stock, Raymond T. - Moftah, Laurence
    • Date: 1997
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    Curtis Contemporary Music Ensemble videorecording | videorecording ; 88 min | Young artists from one of the nation's top conservatories celebrate the centennial of Samuel Barber. The program includes the Violin Sonata; "Dover Beach" for string quartet and baritone; "Hermit Songs" (Library of Congress commission); "Summer Music" for woodwind quintet; and, the Sonata in E-flat minor, Op. 26, for piano. (Content). Recorded March 15, 2010 (Date). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2010
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    The sound of Broadway music - A conversation with Jonathan Tunick videorecording | videorecording : 149 min. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditourium, Library of Congress, Washington DC. (Venue). Recorded on May 6, 2009 at 5 PM. (Date). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Tunick, Jonathan
    • Date: 2009
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    Jonathan Larson: The Man Who Died Too Young videorecording | videorecording ; 60 mim | Mark Horowitz discusses the life and work of Jonathan Larson, composer of the hit musical "Rent." (Content). Recorded May 9, 2011 (Date). Speaker Biography: Mark Horowitz is a reference librarian in the Music Division of the Library of Congress. (Biographical). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Horowitz, Mark
    • Date: 2011
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    The McIntosh County Shouters The McIntosh County Shouters perform ring shouts from Georgia at the Library of Congress, December 2, 2010. videorecording | videorecording ; 57 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Date). December 2, 2010. (Date). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - McIntosh County Shouters (Musical Group)
    • Date: 2010
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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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    Making Music Changes Brains Making music is an intense, multi-sensory and motor experience that is typically initiated at an early age and practiced throughout a musician's lifetime. Emerging research over the years has shown that long-term music making and continuous practice of learned skills can be a strong stimulator for neuroplastic changes in the developing, as well as the adult brain and has positive effects on motion, emotion ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Schlaug, Gottfried
    • Date: 2009-12-04
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    2010 Gershwin Prize Press Conference videorecording | videorecording ; 16 min | Prior to receiving the third annual Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, Sir Paul McCartney was on hand for a press conference at the library. The third annual Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song is presented to Sir Paul McCartney at a special concert in the East Room of the White House on June 2, 2010, ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - McCartney, Paul
    • Date: 2010
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    Legends and Legacies Concert Celebrating Joseph T. Wilson and the National Council of Traditional Arts Collection videorecording | 1 videorecording; 176 min. | This concert forms part of the Legends and Legacies: An American Folklife Center Celebration of Public Folklore symposium events. (Source Note). September 10, 2009. (Date). This concert honors the life and work of Joseph T. Wilson and includes a presentation of the Library of Congress Living Legend Award to him by the Librarian of Congress. (Content). This ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Wilson, Joe - Sheehy, Daniel Edward - Sweet Heaven Kings - New Ballard's Branch Bogtrotters (Musical Group) - Mauchahty-Ware, Tom - Mulvihill, Brendan - McComiskey, Billy - Wiggins, Phil - Douglas, Jerry ... Library of Congress - Wilson, Joe - Sheehy, Daniel Edward - Sweet Heaven Kings - New Ballard's Branch Bogtrotters (Musical Group) - Mauchahty-Ware, Tom - Mulvihill, Brendan - McComiskey, Billy - Wiggins, Phil - Douglas, Jerry - Dukes, Josh - Tieyah, Chester, Jr. - Ware, Tom, III - Olin, Julia - Billington, James H. - Bulger, Peggy A. - Obey, David R. - Moloney, Mick
    • Date: 2009
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    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
    • 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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    Bob Milne at the Library of Congress an oral history with David Sager videorecording | 1 digital video file (1 hr., 9 min., 15 sec.) : sd., col. | Interviewer: David Sager; piano: Bob Milne. (Cast). Courtesy of Bob Milne. (Permission). Bob Milne, ragtime pianist, discusses and demonstrates ragtime music performance practice in an interview with David Sager, Library of Congress. (Summary). Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, October 15, 2004. (Venue). Courtesy of Bob Milne. (Copyright Notice). ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Milne, Bob, Pianist - Sager, David - Coolidge Auditorium (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2004
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    Surati —Classical and Folk Indian Dance from New Jersey Surati performs classical and folk East Indian music and dance at the Library of Congress, November 19, 2008. videorecording | videorecording ; 88 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). November 19, 2008. (Date). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Surati (Dance Group) - Roy, Rimli - Austen, Theadocia Millich - Todorova-Pirgova, Iveta
    • Date: 2008
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    Jazz conversation with Jim Hall 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 ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Hall, Jim - Appelbaum, Larry
    • Date: 2009
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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