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Archive: June 2024 (4 Posts)

Bookplate of Jerome Kern in a first edition copy of "Ulysses" by James Joyce. Rare Book and Special Collections Division.

A Summer Music Odyssey

Posted by: Melissa Wertheimer

The following is a guest post by 2024 Junior Fellow Jacob LaBarge. I am Jacob’s project mentor for the project Mind the Gap: Taking Stock of Contemporary Composer Voices with the assistance of Music Specialist David Plylar. Jacob’s objective this summer is to inventory the Music Division’s holdings of select published contemporary music scores through …

Worthwhile Diversions

Posted by: David Plylar

The Zéphyros Winds will be joined by Audrey Andrist tomorrow (June 15, 2024) in a concert of mid-century works featuring the music of Irving Fine, whose collection resides at the Library of Congress. As an advocate of the wind quintet medium, I am particularly excited that this program will include the premiere of a new …