9 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Music festivals.

  1. Program notes from the Voice of America Music Library Collection, 1946-1988

    23 linear feet (55 boxes, approximately 19,250 items). -- Recorded Sound Research Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States international broadcaster bureau founded in 1942. Programs and program notes make up the largest portion of the collection, along with press releases, promotional materials, audition notes, and scripts to document the programming of the VOA.

  2. Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation collection, 1894-1953

    56,680 items. 109 containers. 48.50 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge was a composer, pianist, and patron of music. In 1925, she created the Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation at the Library of Congress in support of chamber music. The collection contains Coolidge's correspondence to and from many of the prominent musical artists of the first half of the twentieth century. Extensive correspondence between Coolidge and Library of Congress librarians and administrators is also included. The remaining materials in the collection, including photographs, scrapbooks, business papers, programs, publicity materials, iconography, realia, and clippings, are available for research and will be incorporated into the finding aid at a later date. Music manuscripts of works commissioned by Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge or the Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation in the Library of Congress comprise a substantial portion of the collection and are cataloged individually.

  3. Inter-American Music Festival Foundation records, 1961-1981

    200 items. 2 containers. 1 linear foot. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    This collection contains concert programs, publicity materials, clippings and correspondence from the nearly 25-year history of the Inter-American Music Festival Foundation. The Foundation was organized by the Inter-American Music Council in 1958 under the auspices of the Pan American Union "to promote closer relations and understanding among the American republics by recognizing and stimulating the development of music of the Americas." The foundation's concerts introduced the finest composers and performers from Latin America, the Caribbean, United States, and Canada. Harold Boxer, chief, Music Branch, Voice of America; Guillermo Espinosa, chief, Music Division, Organization of American States; and Harold Spivacke, chief, Music Division, Library of Congress were responsible for incorporating the foundation in 1965.

  4. Indian Neck Folk Festival collection

    6986 items ; 7 containers ; 4.5 linear feet. . 48 sound cassettes (DAT) : digital.. 284 sound cassettes : analog.. 65 sound tape reels : analog ; 7 in.. 10 sound tape reels : analog ; 10 in.. 44 sound discs (CD-R) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.. 3 videocassettes (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.. 3 video discs (DVD) : digital, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.. moving images: 152 video files (MOV and MP4) : digital.. graphic images: 4453 photographs : digital, JPEG files, color.. graphic images: 54 photographs : film negatives, black-and-white ; 35 mm. graphic images: 654 photographs : photographic prints ; 8 x 11 in. and smaller.. sound recordings: 249 sound files : digital, WAV files.. manuscripts: 50 items (PDF, DOC) : text files.. manuscripts: 1050 items.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of audio recordings of folk festival concerts, workshops, and informal events, produced at various locations in Connecticut and Pennsylvania by the Indian Neck Folk Festival from about 1961-2015. The collection also includes papers, photographs, videocassettes, posters, and digital files.

  5. Earl Crabb collection, circa 1960-2015

    approximately 5076 items. 55 sound tape reels : analog ; 7 in.. 5 sound tape reels : analog ; 5 in.. 1 sound tape reel : analog ; 4 in.. 1 sound tape reel : analog ; 3 in.. 1 sound cassette : analog.. approximately 2000 photographs : film, negatives, black and white, color and color transparencies; various sizes.. 636 contact sheets : black and white.. 11 binders of photographic prints : black and white ; 8 x 10 in.. approximately 600 photographic prints, some matted : black and white, color ; 4 in. x 5 in. to 20 in. x 24 in.. approximately 25 posters, drawings, and brush and ink artworks.. 1 mini data cartridge (3M 2120). 1752 items.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of photographs, audio recordings, ephemera, flyers, and programs which document the east and west coast folk and rock music scenes during the 1960s and 1970s including the Sky River Rock Festival, the Indian Neck Folk Festival, and various concerts. Photographs represent Earl Crabb's documentation of music events and his studio work. Earl Crabb photographed weight-lifting, fashion, album and magazine covers, circus performers, theater events, as well as people, markets, cities, and events in countries around the world. Ephemera includes flyers from folk clubs such as Cafe Yana in Boston, Massachusetts; Club 47 in Cambridge, Massachusetts; and the Freight and Salvage coffeehouse in Berkeley, California. Collection includes editions of Broadside magazine, Hootenanny, and the Philadelphia Folksong Society's Tune Up, which advertised these events. Of special interest are photographs from the Sky River Rock Festival, 1968-1970, in Washington State, and early editions of "Humbead's Revised Map of the World" produced in Berkeley, California. Sixty-two audio recordings in the collection, made during the 1960s and 1970s, include concert and coffeehouse performances by the Cleanliness and Godliness Skiffle Band, Wayne Smith and Ry Cooder, Tom Danaher, Dave and Megan Marash, Styx River Ferry, Hank Bradley, Ace Martel, Erik Frandsen, Jim and Jesse McReynolds; a recording of author Joseph Campbell, and others; some recordings are unidentified.

  6. Art Rosenbaum Georgia folklore collection, 1955-1983

    236 audiocassette tapes; 1 box of manuscripts and electronic media. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Copies of audio tape recordings made by Art Rosenbaum in north and coastal Georgia and South Carolina principally in the 1970s and early 1980s. These field recordings encompass many genres of acoustic folk music, including gospel, shout, blues, ballads, and some interviews with the performers, recorded in homes, churches, and festivals.

  7. John Cohen collection, circa 1950-2009

    14,525 items.. 107 containers.. 18 linear feet.. 26 containers ; 8,400 items.. 121 photographs : film negatives, black-and-white and color ; 35 mm. approximately 1750 photographic prints : black and white.. 1,271 photographs : digital, TIFF files.. 62 sound cassettes : analog.. 107 sound wire reels : analog.. 552 sound tape reels (5 in., 7in., 10 in.) : analog.. 456 sound discs : analog, 45 rpm ; 7 in.. 6 sound discs (CD-R) : digital ; ‡c 4 3/4 in.. approximately 1800 film elements in 900 containers from 16 finished films.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of manuscripts, sound recordings, graphic images, and moving images created and collected by John Cohen. The materials document Cohen's parallel careers as a musician (member of the New Lost City Ramblers) and writer during the 1960s American folk music revival, and his celebrated work as a documentary photographer and filmmaker, producer, and artist from the 1950s to the present. Includes interviews made by Cohen with John Hartford, Harry Smith, Roger McGuinn, Pete Seeger, Bob Dylan, Gary Davis, John Summers, Cousin Emmy, Roscoe Holcomb, Charlie Higgins, Wade Ward, Friends of Old Time Music, High Atmosphere, and photographs of these and others including E. C. Ball, Clancy Brothers, Elizabeth Cotten, Willie Dixon, Jack Elliott, Woody Guthrie, Mary Frank, Lilly Brothers, Alan Lomax, Bill Monroe, Earl Scruggs, Mike Seeger, Stanley Brothers, Belle Stewart, Stony Mountain Boys, Merle Travis, Muddy Waters, Doc Watson and many others. The collection includes documentation of Greenwich Village and Harlem, New York City; Cohen's travels to Paris and Spain in the 1950s; and later to England, Wales, Scotland, Germany, Italy and Japan, and other countries. Notable is his research for his master's thesis on Peruvian textile weaving, and subsequent fieldwork in Peru. Cohen visited Peru eight times between 1956 and 2005. Subsequent projects in Peru incorporated sound recordings of Andean music, and films as well as books about weaving, music, festivals, and dance. The majority of Cohen's Peru photographs were taken during his first three trips there and focus primarily on indigenous Andean people in the Q'ero region.

  8. Michael Cooney poster collection, circa 1960s-1982

    95 items.. 6 oversized folders: 1 container (5 folders), 1 oversized folder. . approximately 95 posters : color, black and white ; various sizes.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of folk festival posters and concert advertisements featuring Michael Cooney, Joan Baez, Guy Carawan, David Bromberg, Barbara Dane, Jim Garland, John Hammond, Sam Hinton, Bessie Jones, Norman Kennedy, Jim Kweskin, New Lost City Ramblers, Jean Ritchie, Pete Seeger, Peggy Seeger, Frank Stovall, James Taylor, Dave Von Ronk, among others, for various events across the United States, many undated, circa 1960-1982. Some posters are autographed. Includes a few St. Brigid's Day and St. David's Day broadsides.

  9. National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA) collection

    18,794 items ; 6,025 containers. . 36 containers : 12,600 manuscript materials.. 985 sound tape reels : analog.. 3291 Digital Audio Tapes (DAT) : digital. . 704 sound cassettes : analog.. 205 sound files : digital, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit and 44.1 kHz, 16 bit). 6 videocassettes : analog.. 1003 sound discs (CD-R) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of concert and workshop recordings of events at the National Folk Festivals, Lowell Folk Festivals, and other festivals, tours, and concerts sponsored by the National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA), formerly the National Folk Festival Association founded in 1934. Features performances of ballads, blues, bluegrass, contra dance music, country music, cowboy songs, fiddle tunes, folk music, gospel music, hymns, old-time music, singer songwriters, steel band music, storytelling, Western swing, and more; with numerous performers playing music from African, African American, American Indian, Cajun, Canadian, Caribbean, Eastern European, Hawaiian, Irish, Latin American, Mexican, Scottish, Sea Islands, Sicilian, Ukrainian, and many other traditions from throughout the United States and from around the world. Manuscripts include documentation from the containers of the original sound recordings.