Processing Technician Pam Murrell takes a closer look lighting designer Frank A. Florentine’s work with dancer Rudolf Nureyev in this second of a two-part series.
In the first of a two-part series, Processing Technician Pam Murrell introduces the local-born lighting designer, Frank A. Florentine, and presents the expansive scope of his career.
The following is a guest post from Jessica Grimmer, Ph.D., an MLIS student at the University of Maryland completing her field study at the Library of Congress as a member of a team processing the Jessye Norman Papers. In her 2014 memoir, Stand Up Straight and Sing, American opera star Jessye Norman recounts a chance […]
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.
I am thrilled to announce the online publication of two new Music Division research guides: Latin American Composers in Music Division Collections and Primary Sources for Latin American Composers at the Library of Congress. These guides complement each other, and you can also use one or the other depending on your own research needs and interests.
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.
Howard University intern Cienna Benn shares her experience work with the papers of distinguished African American opera and concert soprano Jessye Norman