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Michael Feinstein on “My Favorite Things” (Series 1, Episode 2)

Posted by: Nicholas A. Brown-Cáceres

Michael Feinstein on Musicals & Songs at the Library of Congress Series 1 – Rodgers & Hammerstein Episode 2 – “My Favorite Things” This is the second episode in a series of videos that explore the Rodgers and Hammerstein collections at the Library of Congress. Michael Feinstein traces the origin of the lyrics for “My …

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Aladdin: In Our Collections and Now on Broadway!

Posted by: Cait Miller

On March 20 Disney’s latest animated film-turned-stage musical,  Aladdin, opened on Broadway. There has been a lot of buzz about the new production, particularly regarding the new songs and characters, many of which have been revived from the early stages of the development for 1992’s top grossing film. The film’s release came over a year …

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Reflections on the Jonathan Larson Collection

Posted by: Cait Miller

The following is a guest post from Mark Eden Horowitz, Senior Music Specialist, and curator for the Larson Collection.   On Monday, May 9th at noon in the Whittall Pavilion, I will be discussing the Larson Collection and showing some of the rare and surprising treasures it holds. The special collections of the Music Division …