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As part of our global mission, Concerts from the Library of Congress preserves all public programs for the national digital collections through film and audio recordings. Several webcasts of concerts, lectures and panels from the 2012-2013 season have recently been made available. Stay tuned to In the Muse for the release of even more webcasts in the coming months!

Concerts from the Library of Congress 2012-2013

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Death and the Civil War (Discussion)
February 27, 2013 – Coolidge Auditorium
Drew Gilpin Faust, President, Harvard University
Ric Burns, Steeplechase Films
Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)
Presented in association with The Civil War in America

Music in the Lincoln White House  (Panel Discussion)
February 9, 2013 – Whittall Pavillion
Elise K. Kirk, White House Historical Association
Christian McWhirter, The Papers of Abraham Lincoln, National Archives
MGySgt D. Michael Ressler, “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band
Loras John Schissel, Music Division, Library of Congress
Presented in association with The Civil War in America

David Shoenbaum on The Violin (Pre-Concert Lecture)
December 18, 2012 – Whittall Pavilion
David Schoenbaum, Author, The Violin: A Social History of the World’s Most Versatile Instrument

The Musical Worlds of Victor Herbert (Pre-Concert Lecture)
December 3, 2012 – Whittall Pavilion
Alyce Mott, Victor Herbert Source
Loras John Schissel, Music Division, Library of Congress

La Risonanza (Concert)
November 29, 2012 – Coolidge Auditorium
La Risonanza, Fabio Bonizzoni, director
Yetzabel Arias Fernández, mezzo-soprano

20th Century Masters: Britten’s Coolidge Commission and Shostakovich’s Soviet Redemption (Pre-Concert Lecture)
November 13, 2012 – Whittall Pavilion
Nicholas Alexander Brown, Music Division, Library of Congress

A Conversation with Ron Carter (Interview)
October 17, 2012 – Whittall Pavilion
Ron Carter, bass
Larry Appelbaum, Music Division, Library of Congress

Daniel Hope, violin and Jeffrey Kahane, piano (Concert)
October 12, 2012 – Coolidge Auditorium
Works by Brahms, Mendelssohn, Muhly (McKim Fund Commission) and Ravel
Daniel Hope, violin
Jeffrey Kahane, piano
Nico Muhly, composer

Dvo�ák, Schoenberg and Brahms (Concert)
October 6, 2012 – Coolidge Auditorium
Works by Dvo�ák, Schoenberg and Brahms
Pamela Frank and Alexander Simionescu, violin
Dmitri Murrath and Nokuthula Ngwenyama, viola
Peter Wiley and Edward Arron, cello

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