How a CBS radio broadcaster, Oliver Daniel, used his national platform to promote both notable and neophyte musicians.
A whirlwind tour of five newly described and available dance collections: Cesi Kellinger Collection of Dance Materials, Dance Notation Collection, Jane Dudley Papers, Larry Warren Collection on Anna Sokolow and Lester Horton, and the Lester Horton Dance Theater Collection.
Archives Processing Technician Melissa Capozio Jones looks at bandleader Glenn Miller while processing a new collection on the 1956 major motion picture he inspired, “The Glenn Miller Story.”
The following is a guest post from Archives Processing Technician Mónica Hurd. Do you feel like you have too much on your plate? Are you struggling to keep track of all your assignments? Do you need help organizing your life? Well, fear not fellow scatterbrain, for Roger L. Stevens is here! While his regular uniform […]
Senior Music Specialist Mark Eden Horowitz shares the history of this Academy Award winning tune from the 1945 motion picture, “State Fair.”
Learn more about “Fantasia” conductor Leopold Stokowski and his collection of newly processed materials now available at the Library.
The performing arts world has always included many lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) members. This blog post introduces a new resource from the Music Division that emphasizes these artists and their accomplishments.
Take a look at four new jazz scores added to the Charles Mingus Collection: “Alive and Living in Dukeland,” “Three or Four Shades of Blues,” “Cumbia and Jazz Fusion,” and “Todo Modo.”
Explore the life and work of pianist, singer, and actor Hazel Scott (1920-1981) through a collection of her papers, newly available in the Music Division.
Lyricist and songwriter Harold Rome’s first Broadway score, “Pins and Needles,” became the longest running musical of the 1930s. With a cast of garment workers and a pro-union message, it was unlike any other musical seen at the time.