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    Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time videorecording | videorecording ; 54 min | French composer Olivier Messiaen wrote his seminal chamber work Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time) while he was a prisoner of the German army during World War II. The first performance, given for an audience of about four hundred of his fellow prisoners of war and their prison guards in Stalag ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Wintle, James
    • 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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    Makers of the Sacred Harp videorecording | videorecording; 47 min | Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series. (Source). October 21, 2010. (Date). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Steel, David Warren
    • Date: 2010
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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
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    Bernstein Meets Broadway videorecording | videorecording ; 60 min | The composer Leonard Bernstein once wrote that his now-famous "West Side Story" of 1957 included a plea for racial tolerance as materials reveal in the Bernstein Collection in the Music Division of the Library of Congress. This lecture traces Bernstein's composer-activism back to "On the Town" of 1944, which was his first Broadway show and grew out ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Oja, Carol J.
    • Date: 2011
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    New Ballard's Branch Bogtrotters videorecording | videorecording ; 27 min | Forms part of Legends and Legacies: A Concert and Symposium Celebrating Joe Wilson and the NCTA Collection (Source). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - New Ballard's Branch Bogtrotters (Musical Group)
    • Date: 2009
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    Ben Payton and the Thundering Harps 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).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Payton, Ben Wiley - Thundering Harps (Musical Group)
    • Date: 2011
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    William Schuman's Puzzling Seventh Symphony videorecording | videorecording ; 61 min | The Music Division of the Library of Congress and the American Musicological Society, in joint partnership, presented another in a series of lectures highlighting musicological research conducted in the division's collections. Steven Swayne of Dartmouth College discussed William Schuman's Seventh Symphony. Commissioned by the Boston Symphony Orchestra in the fall of 1954, the symphony premiered in the ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Swayne, Steven
    • Date: 2010
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    Uri Caine Trio videorecording | videorecording ; 101 min | The Uri Caine Trio performs at the Atlas Performing Center in Washington, D.C. (Content). Recorded May 22, 2010 (Date). Admired for original compositions and reinventions, jazz pianist and composer Uri Caine brings an eclectic array of disciplines and influences to his music. His classical and jazz training and his poetic sense combine in ambitious hybrids that are ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Caine, Uri
    • Date: 2010
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    Merita Halili and the Raif Hyseni Orchestra Albanian Music from New York videorecording | videorecording | Library of Congress (Venue). June 19, 2008 (Date). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Halili, Merita - Raif Hyseni Orchestra
    • Date: 2008
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    Interview with Guillermo Klein videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 49 min. | Whittall Pavilion, Library of Congress (Venue). February 29, 2008 (Date). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Klein, Guillermo - Appelbaum, Larry
    • Date: 2008
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    The River Boys Polka Band videorecording | 1 videorecording: 57 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). June 21, 2006. (Date). This type of polka music and dance is called "Dutch hop" and is found in Nebraska, Colorado, and Wyoming. "Dutch" refers to its German origins. (Content). This performance is predominantly instrumental with some songs. (Content). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - River Boys Polka Band - Schmer, Robert - Beitz , David - Hergenreder , Jerry - Deines, Steve
    • Date: 2006
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    Mr. Jelly Roll, Mr. Lomax, and the Invention of Jazz, Concert and Lecture featuring John Szwed and Dave Burrell videorecording | videorecording; 66 min | Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series. (Source). January 18, 2006. (Date). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Burrell, Dave - Szwed, John F.
    • Date: 2006
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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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    Holocaust Cantata: Songs from the Camps videorecording | videorecording ; 71 min | The Master Chorale of Washington, in partnership with the Library of Congress Veterans History Project, presented the "Holocaust Cantata: Songs from the Camps," a work based on the songs and letters written by Nazi concentration camp prisoners. The cantata, composed and conducted by Donald McCullough, stands as a tribute to the victims and survivors of the Holocaust. ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - McCullough, Donald
    • Date: 2005
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    Phil Wiggins and Corey Harris videorecording | videorecording ; 17 min | Forms part of Legends and Legacies: A Concert and Symposium Celebrating Joe Wilson and the NCTA Collection (Source). The first portion of this video is instrumental. The song, "Pony Blues" composed by Charley Patton begins at 5:50 minutes, followed by "Everybody Got to Change Sometime" composed by Taj Mahal and "Lynch Blues" composed by Correy Harris. (Content). ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Wiggins, Phil - Harris, Corey - Patton, Charley - Taj Mahal (Musician)
    • Date: 2009
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    Benton Flippen and the Smokey Valley Boys videorecording | 1 videorecording: 59 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). August 17, 2005. (Date). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Flippen, Benton - Smokey Valley Boys - Clifton, Verlen - Brown, Paul - Bode, Frank
    • Date: 2005
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    John Koster: What Did Harpsichords Sound Like in 1910? videorecording | videorecording ; 27 min | John Koster discusses the sound of harpsichords in the early part of the 20th Century, in a companion lecture to a concert by Mahan Esfahani. (Content). Recorded May 29, 2010 (Date). Speaker Biography: John Koster is conservator and curator of keyboard instruments at the National Music Museum in Vermillion, South Dakota. (Biographical). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Koster, John
    • Date: 2010
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    Conversation: Olli Kotekangas & Norman Scribner videorecording | videorecording ; 56 min | Composer Olli Kortekangas and Norman Scribner, artistic director of The Choral Arts Society of Washington discuss the composer's new work, "Seven Songs for Planet Earth," which has been described as "a statement about our relationship to the natural world and our human duty to respect and nurture our planet -- a universal message for all to understand ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Kortekangas, Olli - Scribner, Norman
    • Date: 2011
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    Sing Along with Pete Seeger videorecording | videorecording ; 29 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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    Utrecht String Quartet videorecording | videorecording ; 78 min | Praised for its benchmark recordings of Tchaikovsky, the Utrecht String Quartet from The Netherlands makes its first U.S. appearance in the Library of Congress in a program of Schubert, Meijering and Tchaikovsky. (Content). Recorded February 11, 2011 (Date). Since April 2000, the Utrecht String Quartet has been hailed as one of the most renowned chamber-music ensembles, known ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2011
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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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    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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    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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    Press Conference Announcing Library Commission of Stevie Wonder Composition videorecording | videorecording ; 22 min | Singer/songwriter Stevie Wonder, the awardee of the second Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, and Librarian of Congress James H. Billington held a press conference to discuss the world premiere of his instrumental composition, which was commissioned by the Library. Wonder described the evolution of "Sketches of a Life," which was inspired by his life ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Wonder, Stevie
    • Date: 2009