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Concerts from the Library of Congress 2016

Series produced by CD Syndications, Vic Muenzer

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Hosted by Bill McGlaughlin, 13-week series bringing you music from the acclaimed chamber music series in the Coolidge Auditorium at the Library of Congress in Washington D. C.

Welcome to Concerts from the Library of Congress! We are delighted to share with listeners nationwide these superb performances from our spectacular 90th anniversary celebration, marking nine decades as a distinguished presenter on the world’s stage. Our collaboration with Classical WETA 90.9 FM continues a proud broadcast tradition that began with the Library’s first concert in 1925. Honoring that tradition, these 13 one-hour programs produced in partnership with Classic Digital Syndications, offer listeners an unbeatable combination, unique to the Nation’s Library.
Host Bill McGlaughlin and our knowledgeable curators delve into the collections of the Library’s Music Division, re-discovering eloquent manuscripts, magnificent instruments and artifacts that tell the stories behind the music. Their encounters with rarities like the manuscript of a Bach cantata or an original Beethoven portrait illuminate the listener’s experience, and moments of music history come alive in landmark performances by legendary figures such as Be?la Barto?k and Leopold Stokowski. This season, you’ll hear three of the world’s top period instrument ensembles: Bach Collegium Japan, Apollo’s Fire, and Boston’s famous Handel and
Haydn Society; opera star Anne Sofie von Otter; violinist Jennifer Koh; the Ensemble Intercontemporain, with Matthias Pintscher; and pianist Richard Goode. Join us as Concerts from the Library of Congress celebrates a remarkable 90 years on the air! Hide full description

Welcome to Concerts from the Library of Congress! We are delighted to share with listeners nationwide these superb performances from our spectacular 90th anniversary celebration, marking nine decades as a distinguished presenter on the world’s stage. Our collaboration with Classical WETA 90.9 FM continues a proud broadcast tradition that began with the Library’s first concert in 1925. Honoring that tradition, these 13 one-hour programs produced in partnership with Classic Digital Syndications, offer listeners an unbeatable combination, unique to the Nation’s Library. Host Bill McGlaughlin and our knowledgeable curators delve into the collections of the Library’s Music Division, re-discovering eloquent manuscripts, magnificent instruments and artifacts that tell the stories behind the... Show full description


13 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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DEBUSSY and DVORAK JENNIFER KOH, violin IEVA JOKUBAVICIUTE, piano PAVEL HAAS QUARTET

Bought by WTJU, WBAA, KCSC, WETS, Spokane Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 16, 2016
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 18
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IN THE REEDS, featuring CALEFAX with guest host David Plylar

Bought by WTJU, WBAA, KCSC, WETS, Spokane Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 16, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 17
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ENSEMBLE INTERCONTEMPORAIN MATTHIAS PINTSCHER, conductor

Bought by WTJU, WBAA, KCSC, Spokane Public Radio, WETS and more


  • Added: Jun 16, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14
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HANDEL AND HAYDN SOCIETY at 200 HARRY CHRISTOPHERS, artistic director The superlative musicians of Boston’s famed H + H travel to Washington as par...

Bought by WTJU, WBAA, KCSC, Spokane Public Radio, WETS and more


  • Added: Jun 16, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 17
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CELLO COLLECTION ALBAN GERHARDT and ANNE-MARIE MCDERMOTT AMIT PELED and NOREEN POLERA LYNN HARRELL

Bought by WTJU, KBYI, WBAA, KCSC, Spokane Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 16, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 18
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SCHUMANN SAMPLER RICHARD GOODE, piano and from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center: DANIEL HOPE, violin, PAUL NEUBAUER, viola DAVID FINCKEL...

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 17
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APOLLO’s FIRE: THE POWER OF LOVE JEANNETTE SORRELL, conductor and artistic director AMANDA FORSYTHE, soprano

Bought by KMUD, WTJU, WBAA, KCSC, Spokane Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 16, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 17
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BARTOK and BORROMEO with guest host Nicholas Kitchen, the Borromeo’s first violinist The charismatic Borromeo players offer a riveting performance ...

Bought by WTJU, WBAA, KCSC, Spokane Public Radio, WETS and more


  • Added: Jun 16, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 16
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THE VIRTUOSO HORN ERIC RUSKE, French horn JENNIFER FRAUTSCHI, violin GLORIA CHIEN, piano with guest host Nicholas Alexander Brown, Music Specialist...

Bought by WTJU, WBAA, KCSC, Public Radio East, Spokane Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 16, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 18
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MUSIC FOR A WHILE ANNE SOFIE VON OTTER, mezzo-soprano JONATHAN COHEN, harpsichord and portative organ THOMAS DUNFORD, archlute with guest host Jame...

Bought by KMUD, WTJU, WBAA, KCSC, Spokane Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 16, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 17
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MICHELANGELO QUARTET The Michelangelo Quartet, comprised of chamber music all-stars, made a rare U.S. appearance in November 2015, offering a maste...

Bought by WTJU, WBAA, KCSC, Spokane Public Radio, WETS and more


  • Added: Jun 16, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 17
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BACH COLLEGIUM JAPAN with MASAAKI SUZUKI, conductor & artistic director JOANNE LUNN, soprano with guest host Dan DeVany, Vice President and General...

Bought by WTJU, WBAA, KCSC, Spokane Public Radio, WETS and more


  • Added: Jun 16, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 17
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BRAHMS and BEACH ST. LAWRENCE QUARTET PEDJA MUZIJEVIC, piano KIM KASHKASHIAN, viola PETER NAGY, piano with guest host Anne McLean

Bought by WTJU, WBAA, KCSC, KMUD, Spokane Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 16, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 17