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Film, Video Conversation with Jess Gillam

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Title

  • Conversation with Jess Gillam

Summary

  • Saxophonist Jess Gillam talks with the Music Division about her recital with pianist Zeynep Özsuca, part of the 2021-2022 Concerts from the Library of Congress season. At 22, Gillam's artistry and virtuosic technique have already made her an impressive ambassador for her instrument, one with a wide range of musical interests. The conversation touches on the works on her recital - by Francis Poulenc, Meredith Monk, Luke Howard, Alessandro Marcello, Kurt Weill, and John Harle - and delves into the artistic process of creating transcriptions for saxophone of works originally composed for other instruments. Gillam also talks about her popular BBC 3 Radio program and podcast series This Classical Life, her passionate advocacy for the power of music in society and her Virtual Scratch Orchestra project, which brought together more than 2,000 people from 16 countries to play together online during the pandemic.

Names

  • Library of Congress
  • Library of Congress. Music Division, sponsoring body

Created / Published

  • Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 2021-12-09.

Notes

  • -  Classification: Music and Books on Music.
  • -  Jess Gillam, David Plylar, Anne McLean.
  • -  Recorded on 2021-12-09.

Medium

  • 1 online resource

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2024697790

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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Chicago citation style:

Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body Library Of Congress. Music Division. Conversation with Jess Gillam. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -12-09, 2021. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2024697790/.

APA citation style:

Library Of Congress & Library Of Congress. Music Division, S. B. (2021) Conversation with Jess Gillam. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -12-09. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2024697790/.

MLA citation style:

Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body Library Of Congress. Music Division. Conversation with Jess Gillam. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -12-09, 2021. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2024697790/>.