Star-Spangled Mash-up #SSB200

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 […]

Rodgers & Hammerstein: Cinderella [Video Podcast]

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 […]

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

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 […]

New Webcasts & Video Podcasts

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 […]

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

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 […]

New Video Series: Michael Feinstein on Musicals & Songs at the Library of Congress

Michael Feinstein on Musicals & Songs at the Library of Congress Series 1 – Rodgers & Hammerstein Episode 1 – Introduction & Oklahoma! View Series 1 Episode 1 on Youtube Michael Feinstein explores the music of Rodgers & Hammerstein in this first of a series of videos. The first episode introduces Rodgers & Hammerstein as […]

Calling all Anglophiles!

Anglophiles and British ex-pats will have a home this Friday in the Coolidge Auditorium at 12pm. The Library of Congress Chorale will perform “Britannia,” a concert celebrating the choral traditions of Great Britain. I happen to be the conductor of said ensemble and am an Anglophile through and through. I had the opportunity to complete […]

Music & Native American Heritage Month

The Library of Congress, in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, maintains an exciting web portal for Native American Heritage Month. This web portal aggregates digital resources (exhibits, digitized print resources, audio and video) […]

Fall Ticket Availability and Recent Webcasts

  Reserving your tickets for Concerts at the Library of Congress is now easier than ever, with all ticketed Fall events available at the same time. At 10am EST on Wednesday, September 4, 2013 tickets will be available through Ticketmaster for all ticketed events from the Fall lineup of Concerts from the Library of Congress. […]

Composer and Conductor John Adams in Residence at the Library

Distinguished American composer and conductor John Adams (b. 1947) will be in residence at the Library of Congress from May 22-25, 2013. Made possible by the Dina Koston and Roger Shapiro Fund for New Music, Adams has worked with Concerts from the Library of Congress to develop a unique series of programs that both honor […]