Peek at 10 Hairy Legs Dance Company Archive, the Music Division’s first entirely born-digital collection, with this post from Archivist Dr. Stephanie Akau.
Anita M. Weber reintroduces the Samuel P. Warren Collection and takes a look back at a benefit concert held on this day in 1871.
Dr. Rachel McNellis commemorates the 150th birthday of composer and conductor Alexander Zemlinsky with a whirlwind tour through his life and work.
The Music Division has published three new digital collections, including the Martorell Collection, music manuscripts from the A.P. Schmidt Collection, and Sheet Music of the Musical Theater.
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.