Concerts from the Library of Congress Announces Fall Concerts

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 […]

Béla Bartók’s Early Works and His Student Etelka Freund

The following is a guest post from Archives Processing Technician Dr. Rachel McNellis. In his essay, “The Influence of Peasant Music on Modern Music,” published in 1931, Hungarian composer Béla Bartók (1881–1945) describes the beauty of folk music and its significance to classical composers: “The right type of peasant music is most varied and perfect […]

Announcing the Professional Organizations for Performing Arts Web Archive

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.

Concerts from the Library of Congress Announces Virtual May Events

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 […]