Search Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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    Folk music from the Slovak mountains, lecture/demonstration of the fujara and other overtone flutes
    Folk music from the Slovak mountains | Benjamin Botkin folklife lecture | American Folklife Center lecture, 2010-05-27 Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording and photographs of a lecture delivered by Bob Rychlik in the Mary Pickford Theater, Library of Congress, on May 27, 2010, as part of the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Rychlik discusses the history of flutes from the Slovak mountain region, plays selections on the fujara and other flutes and sings traditional songs. The lecture was...
    • Contributor: Rychlik, Bob - Library of Congress. Music Division - American Musical Instrument Society - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2010
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    Open mic : a conversation with David Bromberg,
    Benjamin Botkin folklife lecture | American Folklife Center lecture, 2014-03-31 Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    David Bromberg, multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, violin authority, and storyteller, was a featured presenter in the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series on March 31, 2014, and launched the American Folklife Center's new interview series, "Open Mic: Conversations About Tradition and Inspiration," co-sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the Library of Congress Music Division. Bromberg discussed his musical upbringing, lessons with the Reverend Gary Davis,...
    • Contributor: Bromberg, David - Groce, Nancy - Ward-Bamford, Carol Lynn - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division
    • Date: 2014
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    Dr. Nader Majd and Farshid Mahjour concert collection,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2014-04-16 | Traditional classical Persian music | Homegrown 2014, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Whittall Pavilion, Library of Congress on April 4, 2014 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center featuring Dr. Nader Majd and Farshid Mahjour performing traditional classical Persian music. Nader Majd is a composer, co-founder of the Saba and Rouholah Khaleghi Ensembles, and music director and conductor of...
    • Contributor: Majd, Nader - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division
    • Date: 2014
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    Torcuato Zamora and Furia Flamenca concert collection,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2014-04-23 | Torcuato Zamora: flamenco guitar & dance | Torcuato Zamora and members of Furia Flamenca dance | Homegrown 2014, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on April 23, 2014 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.
    • Contributor: Zamora, Torcuato - Furia Flamenca - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division
    • Date: 2014
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    Spyros Koliavasilis and Karpouzi Trio concert collection,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2014-05-07 | Spyros Koliavasilis & Karpouzi Trio: Music from Greece & Asia Minor | Karpouzi Trio : music from Greece and Asia Minor | Homegrown 2014, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Whittal Pavillion, Library of Congress on May 7, 2014 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Spyros Koliavasilis' research focuses on the music, composers and singers of the past. His area of special scholarship has been the Asia Minor region called Mikrasia, but his interests and expertise...
    • Contributor: Koliavasilis, Spyros - Loomis, Margaret - Newman, Len - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division
    • Date: 2014
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    The Western Flyers Texas swing trio,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2015-02-05 | The Western Flyers Texas swing trio | The Western Flyers: classic Western swing, hot jazz & swing standards, toe tapping cowboy songs and electrifying old-time fiddle tunes | Homegrown 2015, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Whittall Pavilion, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on February 5, 2015 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center, featuring Joey McKenzie, from Texas; with Katie Glassman from Denver, Colorado; and Gavin Kelso, from Missouri and Texas, the trio known as the The Western Flyers. They perform...
    • Contributor: Western Flyers (Musical Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2015
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    Norwegian and Swedish fiddle styles with Andrea Hoag and Loretta Kelley,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2015-02-18 | American Folklife Center lecture, 2015-02-18 | Norwegian and Swedish fiddle styles | Homegrown 2015, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Whittall Pavilion, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on February 18, 2015 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The concert features a demonstration tour of Norwegian and Swedish fiddle styles with Andrea Hoag (violin) and Loretta Kelley (violin, Hardingfele/Hardanger fiddle) with their discussion of the traditional...
    • Contributor: Hoag, Andrea - Kelley, Loretta - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2015
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    The Royal Harmonizers concert,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2015-03-18 | The Royal Harmonizers | Homegrown 2015, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Whittall Pavilion, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on March 18, 2015 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The Royal Harmonizers, from various locations in Montgomery County, Maryland, perform a concert of gospel music and spirituals in four-part harmony, a cappella and with electric guitar accompaniment.
    • Contributor: Royal Harmonizers - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2015
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    Lubana Al Quntar and Kenan Adnawi : traditional music and song from Syria,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2015-03-25 | Traditional music and song from Syria | Homegrown 2015, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Whittall Pavilion, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on March 25, 2015 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Lubana Al Quntar sings classical Arabic songs, with an expressive voice that adds richness to the singing styles of traditional Arabic Maqām. Kenan Adnawi accompanies her on oud...
    • Contributor: Al Quntar, Lubana - Adnawi, Kenan - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - Library of Congress. African and Middle Eastern Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2015
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    Sherman Holmes Project with Brooks Long and Phil Wiggins,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2015-04-15 | Homegrown 2015, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Whittall Pavilion, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on April 15, 2015 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Concert honoring the Holmes Brothers legacy of blues, gospel, and R&B. Wendell and Sherman Holmes were born and raised in Christchurch, Virginia, about fifty miles east of Richmond,...
    • Contributor: Wiggins, Phil - Holmes, Sherman - Long, Brooks - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2015
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    Bing Xia performs traditional Chinese guzheng music,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2015-05-21 | Homegrown 2015, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Whittall Pavilion, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on May 21, 2015 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Bing Xia performs traditional Chinese guzheng music. The guzheng, or zheng, is a plucked zither that is thought to be about 2500 years old ("gu" means "ancient" and...
    • Contributor: American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2015
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    Ara Dinkjian and Zulal perform traditional Armenian music and song,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2015-05-28 | Traditional Armenian music and song | Homegrown 2015, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Whittall Pavilion, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on May 28, 2015 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Ara Dinkjian is an American born composer, oud player, organist, and multi-instrumentalist, who grew up with traditional Armenian music. His earliest professional musical experience was accompanying his father...
    • Contributor: Dinkjian, Ara - Zulal (Musical Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2015
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    Marinera Viva!!! concert and dance performance,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2015-06-30 | Marinera viva | Homegrown 2015, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on June 30, 2015 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Marinera Viva showcased the marinera -- often called the national dance of Peru. The marinera originated on the Peruvian coast and was named "marinera" in 1879 to honor...
    • Contributor: American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies
    • Date: 2015
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    Creole United : African American creole music from Louisiana,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2015-07-29 | Homegrown 2015, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on July 29, 2015 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Creole United is a group representing three generations of Louisiana Creole music culture from southwest Louisiana. Their goal is to bring together active, retired, and upcoming Creole musicians...
    • Contributor: American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2015
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    Sones de México Ensemble : Mexican American music and dance from Chicago,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2015-09-15 | Homegrown 2015, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on September 15, 2015 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center featuring the Sones de México Ensemble consisting of musicians Juan Díes, Lorena Iñiguez, Juan Rivera, Zacbé Pichardo, Gonzalo Córdova, and Javier Saume-Mazzei. The Mexican folk musical group specializes...
    • Contributor: Díes, Juan - Herrera, Juan Felipe - Sones De México Ensemble Chicago - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2015
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    Georgian liturgical polyphony performed by The Anchiskhati Ensemble, with ethnomusicologist Dr. John A. Graham,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2016-03-10 | American Folklife Center lecture, 2016-03-10 | Orthodox Paschal Cycle: Georgian Liturgical Polyphony, Folksongs and Instrumentals | The Anchiskhati Ensemble, with ethnomusicologist Dr. John A. Graham | Homegrown 2016, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Whittall Pavilion, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on March 10, 2016 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The Anchiskhati Ensemble (Tbilisi, Georgia) presented "The Orthodox Paschal Cycle: Georgian Liturgical Polyphony, Folksongs and Instrumentals," a program of Easter and Lenten music from the Orthodox paschal cycle...
    • Contributor: Graham, John A. - Tʻbilisis Ančʻisxatis Tażari. Gundi - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2016
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    Cheick Hamala Diabaté Ensemble concert,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2016-03-23 | Cheick Hamala Diabate | Homegrown 2016, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Whittall Pavilion, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on March 23, 2016 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Cheick Hamala Diabaté is a West African historian in the Griot tradition, a sought after performer, lecturer, storyteller, and choreographer. Diabaté was born into a griot family in...
    • Contributor: Diabaté, Cheick Hamala - Ngwa, Joseph - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2016
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    Carmen Agra Deedy and Karla Campillo-Soto : Lado a lado (side by side) -- contemporary Latin American storytelling,
    Latina storyteller oral history | American Folklife Center concert, 2016-04-07 | Lado a lado (side by side): contemporary Latin American storytelling | Homegrown 2016, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of an oral history conducted by Stephen D. Winick following a performance in the Whittall Pavilion, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on April 7, 2016 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Carmen Agra Deedy and Karla Campillo-Soto performed "Lado a Lado (Side by Side): Contemporary Latin American Storytelling." They shared...
    • Contributor: Deedy, Carmen Agra - Campillo-Soto, Karla - Winick, Stephen D. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2016
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    Esma Redzepova & Folk Masters performing Romani (Gypsy) and Macedonian music,
    Esma Redzepova and Folk Masters performing Romani (Gypsy) and Macedonian music | American Folklife Center concert, 2016-04-20 | Homegrown 2016, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on April 20, 2016 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center, featuring Esma Redzepova and Folk Masters. Esma Redzepova is the "Queen of Romani Songs." Born in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia, she began her professional career at the age...
    • Contributor: Redžepova, Esma - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2016
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    Soumya Chakraverty and Devapriya Nayak concert,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2016-05-06 | Soumya Chakraverty & Devapriya Nayak: Traditional Hindustani Music from Virginia | Soumya Chakraverty and Devapriya Nayak, traditional Hindustani music from Virginia. | Homegrown 2016, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Whittall Pavilion, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on May 6, 2016 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The concert featured North Indian Hindustani classical music performed by Soumya Chakraverty on sarod and by Devapriya Nayak (Debu) on tabla. Soumya Chakraverty discusses Hindustani music and ragas....
    • Contributor: Chakraverty, Soumya - Nayak, Devapriya - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2016
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    Nakotah LaRance, Native American hoop dancing,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2016-05-18 | Native American Hoop Dancing | Homegrown 2016, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on May 18, 2016 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. This performance was also an event celebrating the American Folklife Center's 40th anniversary at the Library of Congress. Nakotah LaRance (Hopi/Tewa/Assiniboine) of the Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo, New Mexico,...
    • Contributor: Larance, Nakotah - Larance, Steve - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2016
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    Billy McComiskey with family and friends, Irish traditional music and dance from Maryland,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2016-06-28 | Homegrown 2016, the music of America | Billy McComiskey Family Band Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on June 28, 2016 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Billy McComiskey is one of the nation's leading players of Irish traditional music. He has won the All-Ireland championship on the button accordion, and is a veteran of...
    • Contributor: McComiskey, Billy - Bretholz, Myron - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2016
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    Treasures from the archive roadshow,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2015-09-25 | Down Hill Strugglers with John Cohen | Homegrown 2015, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on September 25, 2015 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. In a concert celebrating the centennial of Alan Lomax's birth, performers feature music on recordings housed in the Archive at the American Folklife Center. John Cohen (b. 1932)...
    • Contributor: Cohen, John - Down Hill Strugglers (Musical Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2015
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    Legendary Ingramettes, African American gospel music from Virginia,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2016-07-21 | Homegrown 2016, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on July 21, 2016 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. For more than five decades, The Ingramettes have been bringing their music and ministry to congregations in the Tidewater and Piedmont areas of Virginia. Born July 4, 1930,...
    • Contributor: American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2016
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    Yvette Landry Trio, Cajun music and Louisiana honky-tonk concert,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2016-09-07 | Yvette Landry Trio, Cajun music and Louisiana honky-tonk | Homegrown 2016, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on September 7, 2016 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Yvette Landry grew up in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, not far from the levees of the Atchafalaya Basin. She is a member of The Lafayette Rhythm Devils, Balfa Toujours,...
    • Contributor: American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2016