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  • Film, Video

    Japanese Influences in 20th Century American Music

    videorecording | videorecording ; 60 min | The history of the cross-cultural interaction between American composers and Japan is documented in unpublished and published scores, manuscripts, and correspondence held, often uniquely, in the Music Division of the Library of Congress. In this lecture, W. Anthony Sheppard examines examples of this relationship in the works of Henry Eichheim (1870-1942), Claude Lapham (1890-1957), Henry Cowell (1897-1965), ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Sheppard, W. Anthony
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video

    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
  • Film, Video

    Opalanga Pugh African American storytelling from Colorado with Askia Touré on voice and drum

    videorecording | 1 videorecording: 67 min | Storytelling, songs, and music, including songs and stories Pugh learned while traveling in Africa. (Content). Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). May 28, 2008. (Date). Opalanga Pugh died of cancer on June 5, 2010. (Biographical). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Pugh, Opalanga D.
    • Date: 2008
  • 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
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video

    Agustín Lira and Alma / Quetzal Cantos de mi Cantón (Songs from My Home), Chicano Music from California

    Two musical groups on one videorecording. videorecording | 1 videorecording | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). September 14, 2011. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lira, Agustín - Wells Solorzano, Patricia - Knypstra, Ravi - Alma (musical Group) - Flores, Quetzal - Gonzales, Martha - Quetzal (musical Group : Los Angeles, Calif.)
    • Date: 2011
  • Film, Video

    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
  • 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
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video

    Touching History - Pianos in Perspective

    videorecording | videorecording ; 98 min | Dr. Frank P. Baer, curator of historic instruments at the German National Museum, Nuremberg, and fortepianist Ludwig Semerjian from Quebec, shared their experience of a journey into the land of the forgotten sound. The event was presented in collaboration with the Orchestre de la Nouvelle France and SMW World of Sound. (Content). Recorded April 30, 2009 (Date). ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Baer, Frank - Semerjian, Ludwig
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video

    Early Music at the Library: 85 Years of Performance Practice History

    videorecording | videorecording ; 3511 min | A panel discussion on early music performance at the Library of Congress. (Content). Recorded October 14, 2010 (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Bicket, Harry - Middleton, Norman - Wintle, James - McLean, Anne E.
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video

    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
  • Collection

    Not the Same Old(Folk) Song and Dance: Field Recordings in the European Communities of the United States

    videorecording | videorecording; 52 min | Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series. (Source). July 27, 2006. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Barton, Matthew - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video

    Men, Let's Sing: Choral Music For Men's Voices

    videorecording | videorecording ; 54 min | Preceding the Cantus concert was a panel discussion titled "Men, Let's Sing: Choral Music for Men's Voices" in a program sponsored by the Music Division.Panelists for the preconcert presentation were Frank Albinder, director of the Washington Men's Camerata; Ann Meier Baker, president of Chorus America; and Gunilla Marcus-Luboff and the Library's Robert Saladini, co-developers of the Library ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video

    The Bajich Brothers Serbian American Tambura Music from Kansas

    The Bajich Brothers perform Serbian American Tambura Music from Kansas, Library of Congress, September 17, 2008. videorecording | videorecording ; 73 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). September 17, 2008. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Bajich Brothers (musical Group)
    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video

    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
  • Film, Video

    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
  • Film, Video

    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
  • Film, Video

    Natasinh Dancers

    Natasinh Dancers of Iowa perform Lao dance, music, and songs at the Library of Congress, July 26, 2006. videorecording | videorecording ; 75 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). July 26, 2006. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lao Natasinh Dance Troupe of Iowa
    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video

    The Ragheb Moftah Collection Demonstration and Celebration

    videorecording | videorecording ; 72 min | Staff and guests gather to mark the launch of a new presentation on the Library's website on Coptic Christian chant. A demonstration of the site is given by the project curator, Carolyn Ramzy. With its roots in Ancient Egyptian music, Coptic Christian chant is one of the oldest liturgical genres still performed today. Drawing on the Ragheb ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Youssef, His Grace Bishop - Michael, His Grace Bishop - Moftah, Laurence - Lund, Karen - Ramzy, Carolyn
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video

    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
  • Film, Video

    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
  • Film, Video

    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
  • Collection

    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
  • Film, Video

    The sound of Broadway music - Great Broadway orchestrators discussed by people who knew them and worked with them

    videorecording | videorecording : 107 min. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditourium, Library of Congress, Washington DC. (Venue). Recorded on May 6, 2009 at 1:30 PM. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video

    Jazz Conversation: Lyricist Iola Brubeck

    videorecording | videorecording ; 39 min | Denise Gallo, Head of Acquisitions and Processing with the Library of Congress Music Division, conducts a conversation with lyricist Iola Brubeck, wife of famed jazz musician Dave Brubeck. (Content). Recorded April 10, 2008 (Date). Speaker Biography: Iola Brubeck (b. Corning, CA, 1923) was a radio broadcaster, actress and journalist who studied at the College of the Pacific ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Brubeck, Iola
    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video

    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