New Webcasts Available

We’re cranking out lots of new event webcasts! Here’s a smattering of the latest releases:

CONCERTS

Courtesy of Graham Ross

Courtesy of Graham Ross

Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, U.K.
Graham Ross, conductor
Part of the Irving Fine Centennial Festival
Live Recording – December 6, 2015 (Coolidge Auditorium)

Repertoire:
Monterverdi | Nisi Dominus, SV 206:8, from Vespro della Beata Vergine (1610)
I. Fine | The Hour-Glass (1949)
Britten | A Ceremony of Carols (arr. Julius Harrison) (1942/1955)
I. Fine | “A Short Alleluia” (1945)
I. Fine | Three Choruses from Alice in Wonderland, First Series (1942)
Traditional Austrian | “Still, still, still” (arr. Graham Ross) (2012) – Washington, DC Premiere
Schoenberg | Fried auf Erden, op. 13 (1907)
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Courtesy of Mahan Esfahani

Courtesy of Mahan Esfahani

Mahan Esfahani, harpsichord
Commemorating the 300th Birthday of C.P.E. Bach
Live Recording – April 4, 2014 (Coolidge Auditorium)

Repertoire:
Kuhnau | Suonata seconda: Saul malinconico e tratullato per mezzo della Musica (1700)
J.S. Bach | Chromatische Fantasie und Fuga, BWV 903 (before 1723)
W.F. Bach | Twelve Polonaises, selections, Fk. 12 (c.1765, rev. c.1775)
4. Polonaise in D minor
8. Polonaise in E minor
9. Polonaise in F major
10. Polonaise in F minor
C.P.E. Bach | Sonata in F-sharp minor, Wq. 52/4 (1763)
C.P.E. Bach | Sonata in A minor, “Württemberg,” Wq. 49/1 (1742-4)
Post-Concert Interview
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Henry Threadgill’s Zooid
Live Recording – October 25, 2013
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SPECIAL EVENTS

Gershwin Prize Honoree Luncheon: Billy Joel
Live Recording – November 18, 2014 (Members Room)

“Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor” Evening Gala
HRH The Princess Royal, Princess Anne
Antonin Scalia, Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court
Temple Church Choir, Roger Sayer, conductor
Denyce Graves-Montgomery
Live Recording – November 6, 2014

MagnaCarta_LogoColor-01“Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor” Opening Ceremony
HRH The Princess Royal, Princess Anne
Sir Peter Westmacott, British Ambassador to the United States
Temple Church Choir, Roger Sayer, conductor
Howard University Singers, Dr. J. Weldon Norris, director
The U.S. Army Herald Trumpets, MAJ Treg Ancelet, conductor
Live Recording – November 6, 2014

 

COUNTERPOINTS EVENTS

Conversation with the Calefax Reed Quintet
Ivar Berix, clarinet; Raaf Hekkema, alto saxophone
Live Recording – February 5, 2015 (Whittall Pavilion)
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Conversation with Jefferson Friedman
and Members of the Chiara String Quartet
Live Recording – December 5, 2014 (Whittall Pavilion)
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Conversation with Matthias Maute, Co-Artistic Director, Ensemble Caprice
Live Recording – November 21, 2014
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Technofiles: Music, Technology & the Entrepreneur
Panos Panay, Founder, Sonicbids
Casey Rae, Executive Director, Future of Music Coalition
Emilien Moyon, Berklee College of Music
Ethan Schiff, Co-Founder and CEO, New Torch Entertainment
Nick Susi, Co-Founder and CCO, New Torch Entertainment
Live Recording – November 5, 2014 (Montpelier Room)
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The Audacity of Hopekirk with James Wintle
James Wintle, Music Division, Library of Congress
Jennifer Wintle, soprano
Joy Schreier, piano
Live Recording – November 4, 2014

Conversation with George Lewis
Live Recording – October 30, 2014 (Whittall Pavilion)
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Conversation with the St. Lawrence String Quartet & Pedja Muzijevic
Live Recording – October 24, 2014 (Whittall Pavilion)

Conversation with Stew
Live Recording – October 23, 2014 (Montpelier Room)
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American Ballet Theatre: 75 Years Touring the Globe
Victoria Phillips, Columbia University
Live Recording – October 14, 2014 (Mumford Room)

Race and the Broadway Musical with Warren Hoffman
Live Recording – October 10, 2014 (Whittall Pavilion)
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Rebel Music: Race, Empire & the New Muslim Youth Culture with Hisham D. Aidi
Live Recording – September 25, 2014 (West Dining Room)
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National Anthem Remix Panel Discussion
Live Recording = Spetember 18, 2014 (Whittall Pavilion)
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Conversation with Oliver Knussen & Marc Neikrug
Live Recording – April 11, 2014 (Whittall Pavilion)
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Chamber Music in 1750 Berlin with Daniel Boomhower
Live Recording – April 5, 2012 (Whittall Pavilion)

Recordings of Recent Library Commissions Now on Q2 Music

We are very excited to share news of a new collaboration that we have launched with Q2 Music, the 24/7 contemporary music stream of public radio stations WNYC/WQXR! Beginning on Friday, May 1, twenty recordings of recent Library commissions and co-commissions, as well as world and U.S. premiere performances that we have presented, are available […]

Hear from Jeanine Tesori, Steven Lutvak & David Yazbek on World Theater Day

Happy World Theater Day! We are pleased to release a special interview for this global celebration of stagecraft. Learn more below: On October 17, 2014, Concerts from the Library of Congress presented an evening with leading contemporary Broadway composers Jeanine Tesori, David Yazbek and Steven Lutvak. These three distinguished, award-winning creators represent a diverse set […]

Michael Feinstein on the Rodgers & Hart Hit “Manhattan”

Michael Feinstein on Musicals & Songs at the Library of Congress Series 1 – Rodgers & Hammerstein Episode 10 – “Manhattan” & Epilogue In the final episode of a series of ten videos that explore the Rodgers and Hammerstein collections at the Library of Congress, Michael Feinstein discusses the Rodgers & Hart collaboration that led to […]

Irving Fine Centennial Oral Histories

The Library of Congress, home to the Irving Fine Collection, is proud to commemorate the hundredth birthday of this important figure in American music history, described by Aaron Copland as “the greatest of us all.” A leading voice in the American Neoclassical School, Fine was a member of the Boston Group of composers–Arthur Berger, Leonard […]

Rodgers & Hammerstein: Carousel [Video Podcast]

Michael Feinstein on Musicals & Songs at the Library of Congress Series 1 – Rodgers & Hammerstein Episode 6 – Carousel In the sixth episode of a series of videos that explore the Rodgers and Hammerstein collections at the Library of Congress, Michael Feinstein examines the origins of the opening number from the hit musical […]

Star-Spangled Mash-up #SSB200

James Wolf of the Library of Congress has created a fantastic video compilation of some of our audio and visual treasures related to “The Star-Spangled Banner.” View the video below and peruse more recordings, sheet music and memorabilia via the Songs of America portal. Join the #SSB200 conversation on twitter by tagging @librarycongress, or visit […]

Rodgers & Hammerstein: Cinderella [Video Podcast]

Michael Feinstein on Musicals & Songs at the Library of Congress Series 1 – Rodgers & Hammerstein Episode 4 – Cinderella In the fourth episode of a series of videos that explore the Rodgers and Hammerstein collections at the Library of Congress, Michael Feinstein discusses the impact of their show Cinderella on television, as well […]

Rodgers & Hammerstein: “It Might as Well Be Spring” [Video Podcast]

Michael Feinstein on Musicals & Songs at the Library of Congress Series 1 – Rodgers & Hammerstein Episode 3 – “It Might as Well Be Spring” Revised @ 2:25pm EST on May 21, 2014 to include links to previous episodes In the third episode of a series of videos that explore the Rodgers and Hammerstein […]

ASCAP at 100: The Library of Congress Celebrates the Centennial of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers

Anne McLean, Senior Concert Producer, contributed to this post. In addition to host and American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers President Paul Williams, last night’s annual ASCAP concert featured, as always, an intriguing variety of composers: Jon Batiste, Alan Bergman, Josh Kear, Randy Newman, Carly Simon, Narada Michael Walden with Shelea Frazier, Jimmy Webb, and […]