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Michael Feinstein on the Rodgers & Hart Hit “Manhattan”

Posted by: Nicholas A. Brown-Cáceres

Michael Feinstein on Musicals & Songs at the Library of Congress Series 1 – Rodgers & Hammerstein Episode 10 – “Manhattan” & Epilogue In the final episode of a series of ten videos that explore the Rodgers and Hammerstein collections at the Library of Congress, Michael Feinstein discusses the Rodgers & Hart collaboration that led to …

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Irving Fine Centennial Oral Histories

Posted by: Nicholas A. Brown-Cáceres

The Library of Congress, home to the Irving Fine Collection, is proud to commemorate the hundredth birthday of this important figure in American music history, described by Aaron Copland as “the greatest of us all.” A leading voice in the American Neoclassical School, Fine was a member of the Boston Group of composers–Arthur Berger, Leonard …

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Rodgers & Hammerstein: Carousel [Video Podcast]

Posted by: Nicholas A. Brown-Cáceres

Michael Feinstein on Musicals & Songs at the Library of Congress Series 1 – Rodgers & Hammerstein Episode 6 – Carousel In the sixth episode of a series of videos that explore the Rodgers and Hammerstein collections at the Library of Congress, Michael Feinstein examines the origins of the opening number from the hit musical …

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Star-Spangled Mash-up #SSB200

Posted by: Nicholas A. Brown-Cáceres

James Wolf of the Library of Congress has created a fantastic video compilation of some of our audio and visual treasures related to “The Star-Spangled Banner.” View the video below and peruse more recordings, sheet music and memorabilia via the Songs of America portal. Join the #SSB200 conversation on twitter by tagging @librarycongress, or visit …

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Rodgers & Hammerstein: Cinderella [Video Podcast]

Posted by: Nicholas A. Brown-Cáceres

Michael Feinstein on Musicals & Songs at the Library of Congress Series 1 – Rodgers & Hammerstein Episode 4 – Cinderella In the fourth episode of a series of videos that explore the Rodgers and Hammerstein collections at the Library of Congress, Michael Feinstein discusses the impact of their show Cinderella on television, as well …

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Rodgers & Hammerstein: “It Might as Well Be Spring” [Video Podcast]

Posted by: Nicholas A. Brown-Cáceres

Michael Feinstein on Musicals & Songs at the Library of Congress Series 1 – Rodgers & Hammerstein Episode 3 – “It Might as Well Be Spring” Revised @ 2:25pm EST on May 21, 2014 to include links to previous episodes In the third episode of a series of videos that explore the Rodgers and Hammerstein …

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ASCAP at 100: The Library of Congress Celebrates the Centennial of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers

Posted by: Pat Padua

Anne McLean, Senior Concert Producer, contributed to this post. In addition to host and American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers President Paul Williams, last night’s annual ASCAP concert featured, as always, an intriguing variety of composers: Jon Batiste, Alan Bergman, Josh Kear, Randy Newman, Carly Simon, Narada Michael Walden with Shelea Frazier, Jimmy Webb, and …

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New Webcasts & Video Podcasts

Posted by: Nicholas A. Brown-Cáceres

Several new event webcasts and video podcasts have been added to our online portals! Below are some highlights. Stay tuned to ​In the Muse​ for the release of even more webcasts throughout the spring and summer months. Subscribe to our YouTube channel Subscribe to our iTunesU channel EVENT WEBCASTS A Celebration of Max Roach January …

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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 …