Film, Video Press Conference Announcing Library Commission of Stevie Wonder Composition

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Title
Press Conference Announcing Library Commission of Stevie Wonder Composition
Contributor Names
Wonder, Stevie (speaker)
Created / Published
Library of Congress, 2009.
Notes
-  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 experiences and influenced by his longtime love for classical music. The Librarian explained the importance of the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song and the selection of Wonder as "the epitome of what the prize presents." (Content)
-  Recorded February 23, 2009 (date)
Form
videorecording
Extent
videorecording ; 22 min
Repository
Music Division
Online Format
video
Description
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 experiences and influenced by his longtime love for classical music. The Librarian explained the importance of the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song and the selection of Wonder as "the epitome of what the prize presents." (Content). Recorded February 23, 2009 (Date). Videorecording (Form).
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Wonder, Stevie. Press Conference Announcing Library Commission of Stevie Wonder Composition. Library of Congress, 2009. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/ihas.200196466/.

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Wonder, S. (2009) Press Conference Announcing Library Commission of Stevie Wonder Composition. Library of Congress. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ihas.200196466/.

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Wonder, Stevie. Press Conference Announcing Library Commission of Stevie Wonder Composition. Library of Congress, 2009. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/ihas.200196466/>.

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