Celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week, Emily Baumgart takes a look at several notable educators in the Music Division’s special collections.
The Music Division’s latest web archive collection, the Professional Organizations for Performing Arts Web Archive, is ready for you to explore in our digital collections! This collection contains websites and select social media to document professional networks in the performing arts over time. The collection items are those of professional, labor, and advocacy organizations at regional, national, and international levels.
Dance Curator Libby Smigel gives a sneak peak at the materials inside the newly available Erick Hawkins and Lucia Dlugoszewski Papers.
Spring is finally here! And, our virtual May events are around the corner. We have a fantastic lineup of events for all music lovers. We start the month with the French Ensemble Correspondances led by conductor Sébastien Daucé evoking an evening at the court of Louis XIII at the Palace of the Louvre. Then, we […]
Archives Processing Technician Melissa Capozio Jones looks at bandleader Glenn Miller while processing a new collection on the 1956 major motion picture he inspired, “The Glenn Miller Story.”
In recognition of Women’s History Month, the Music Division shares its recently published online research guides about women composers and women in music.
Senior Music Specialist Mark Eden Horowitz shares the history of this Academy Award winning tune from the 1945 motion picture, “State Fair.”
The performing arts world has always included many lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) members. This blog post introduces a new resource from the Music Division that emphasizes these artists and their accomplishments.
As Black History Month comes to a close, the Music Division is pleased to announce three recently published research guides that highlight Black history in our collections: “Harry Thacker Burleigh: A Guide to Resources,” “Early African-American Music: A Bibliography,” and “Black Composers in Music Division Collections.”
The Library of Congress announces an impressive lineup of musicians and ensembles for an exciting spring 2021 season. Continuing its critically acclaimed virtual series, Concerts from the Library of Congress presents concerts, interviews and conversations with artists and composers, lectures, curator talks and educational offerings. Scheduled for webcast March through June, the 20 events include […]