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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Gabriel Muñoz and Melodias Borinqueñas : Puerto Rican folk music from New Jersey,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2016-09-22 | Gabriel Muñoz and Melodias Borinqueñas, Puerto Rican folk music from New Jersey. | Gabriel Muñoz & Melodias Borinqueñas | 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 22, 2016 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. On his 15th birthday, Gabriel Muñoz received his first cuatro as a gift. He began honing his skills on the instrument through constant practice and immersing himself in...
    • Contributor: Muñoz, Jose Gabriel - Sheehy, Daniel Edward - Melodias Borinqueñas. - 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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    Artemio Posadas : Mexican music and dance from California,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2016-09-28 | Artemio Posadas: Mexican music and dance from California | 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 28, 2016 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellow and 2016 Bess Lomas Hawes award recipient Artemio Posadas is a musician, dancer, teacher, and tireless cultural organizer. He was...
    • Contributor: Posadas Jiménez, Artemio - 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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    Dale Ann Bradley Band bluegrass concert celebrating the Library's collections from Kentucky,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2016-12-07 | Dale Ann Bradley Band | 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 December 7, 2016 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The concert was the culmination of a day of events celebrating the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the founding of the American Folklife Center and featured a...
    • 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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    Sheila Kay Adams : musician and storyteller from North Carolina,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2017-04-19 | Sheila Kay Adams | Homegrown 2017, 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 19, 2017 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. North Carolina folksinger and storyteller Sheila Kay Adams performed folksongs, ballads, and told stories.
    • Contributor: Adams, Sheila Kay - 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: 2017
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    Jayme Stone's Folklife concert,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2017-05-04 | Jayme Stone's Folklife | Homegrown 2017, 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 4, 2017 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Banjoist and composer Jayme Stone and his band in concert featuring interpretations of materials from the Alan Lomax Collection. In 2015, Stone issued Jayme Stone's Lomax Project (2015),...
    • Contributor: Stone, Jayme - 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: 2017
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    Odetta concert collection,
    Odetta in concert | American Folklife Center concert, 2003-11-13 Catalog Record Only
    Collection consists of sound recordings of the presentation ceremony and concert at the Library of Congress where Odetta received the "Living Legend" award from Gen. Donald L. Scott, Deputy Librarian of Congress. Odetta's concert features blues, jazz, and folk music performances, accompanied by pianist Seth Farber. The collection also includes photographs of Odetta's visit to the American Folklife Center on November 14, where she...
    • Contributor: Odetta - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division
    • Date: 2003
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    Living lore : the legacy of Benjamin A. Botkin symposium,
    Legacy of Benjamin A. Botkin | American Folklife Center symposium, 2001-11-15 | American Folklife Center concert, 2001-11-15 and 2001-11-16 Catalog Record Only
    Collection of sound and video recordings documenting a symposium, Living Lore: The Legacy of Benjamin A. Botkin, which was held on November 15 and 16, 2001 at the Library of Congress. The symposium, sponsored by the American Folklife Center, celebrated the 100th anniversary of the birth of Benjamin A. Botkin, who was the Head of the Archive of American Folksong at the Library of...
    • Contributor: Baiocchi, Frank - Banks, Ann - Brand, Oscar - Brooks, Ron - Bulger, Peggy A. - Cazden, Joanna - Cole, John Young - Gero, Edward - Finger, Karl - Hickerson, Joseph Charles ... Baiocchi, Frank - Banks, Ann - Brand, Oscar - Brooks, Ron - Bulger, Peggy A. - Cazden, Joanna - Cole, John Young - Gero, Edward - Finger, Karl - Hickerson, Joseph Charles - Hirsch, Jerrold - Hunt, Marjorie - Jabbour, Alan - Jackson, Hal - Johnson, Dale - Kalomas, Dean - King, Floyd - Levine, Joan Studer - Rosenthal, Dorothy - Sapoznik, Henry - Seeger, Mike - Seeger, Peggy - Seeger, Pete - Wade, Stephen - Welsch, Roger L. - Weidner, Catherine - Wilson, Joe - Zeitlin, Steven J. - Zmolek, Pauli - Cherish the Ladies (Musical Group) - American Folklife Center - Library of Congress. Center for the Book - Library of Congress. Music Division - New York Folklore Society - National Endowment for the Arts - Shakespeare Theatre (Washington, D.C.) - National Council for the Traditional Arts - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2001
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    Alan Lomax Centennial Showcase at the Folk Alliance International Conference, 2015 February 21
    American Folklife Center concert, 2017-09-21 | American Folklife Center/Folk Alliance Lomax Challenge | Alan Lomax Open Mic Catalog Record Only
    In celebration of the 100th birthday of Alan Lomax (1915-2002), a non-juried performance showcase session was held at the Folk Alliance International, 27th annual conference, February 21, 2015 in Kansas City, Missouri, which featured performances of songs and tunes that Alan Lomax collected during his career. This collection includes video documentation of 19 performances at this conference session hosted by Jennifer Cutting and Stephen...
    • Contributor: Flemons, Dom - Seeger, Peggy - 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