Senior Music Specialist Mark Eden Horowitz discusses his connection with the early work of Jonathan Larson in the second of four blog posts leading up to the release of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s film adaptation of Larson’s ”tick, tick…BOOM!” this month.
The creators of the new film adaptation of tick, tick…BOOM! researched the Jonathan Larson Papers at the Library of Congress in the early stages of their process. Learn more about Jonathan Larson by seeing notes and sketches related to <tick, tick…BOOM!, and a questionnaire Larson created and filled out about life in 1990.
Dr. Rachel McNellis commemorates the 150th birthday of composer and conductor Alexander Zemlinsky with a whirlwind tour through his life and work.
Take a look at the lives and works of some of the women composers from the Warner/Chappell Collection with Archives Processing Technician Melissa Capozio Jones.
The following is a guest post from Senior Concert Producer, Anne McLean. A packed and exciting fall lineup kicks off the 2021–22 Concerts from the Library of Congress season, presenting master musicians and a wide-ranging, diverse roster of virtual events in classical music, jazz and dance. On offer are concerts, lectures, conversations with artists and […]
Archivist Jane Cross provides a peek at the show music found in the newly described Warner/Chappell Collection.
Archivist Anita M. Weber explores the summer pastime of water skiing with a pair of songs by William P. Barlow.
Music Division staff lead a virtual tour through selections of colorful graphic aspects of performing arts documentation.
This post shares news of and links to the Music Division’s recent publications of a finding aid and research guides relevant to the composer Arnold Schoenberg and the Second Viennese School.
Dutch composer, pianist, and teacher Louis Andriessen (1939-2021) passed away on July 1, 2021. He is connected to the Music Division through his 1993 Koussevitzky Music Foundation commission.