Collection Items

  • Film, Video
    Johnny Gandelsman: This is America Johnny Gandelsman's "This is America" captures the sense of a broad vista for new music in our country: 24 commissions for solo violin from a richly diverse group of composers. In this recital, presented by the Library of Congress in cooperation with Washington Performing Arts, he performs five works drawn from the project, written by Clarice Assad, Olivia Davis, Anjna Swaminathan, Rhiannon Giddens and...
    • Contributor: Bilfield, Jenny - Swaminathan, Anjna - Gandelsman, Johnny - McLean, Anne - Assad, Clarice - Davis, Olivia - Giddens, Rhiannon - Hughes, Marika
    • Date: 2022-08-03
  • Film, Video
    Conversation with Janusz Prusinowski Watch a conversation with Janusz Prusinowski who discusses progressive village music from Poland.
    • Contributor: Prusinowski, Janusz
    • Date: 2022-08-03
  • Film, Video
    Janusz Prusinowski Kompania Janusz Prusinowski Kompania play rural music of Polish villages on fiddles, flutes, accordions, and other traditional instruments. They ground their music in dance rhythms, adding a modern improvisational flair to old melodies. They follow in traditions of village masters they have learned from, including Jan Lewandowski, Kazimierz Meto, Józef Zaraś, Piotr and Jan Gaca, Tadeusz Kubiak and many others. But they are also a...
    • Contributor: Prusinowski Kompania, Janusz
    • Date: 2022-08-03
  • Film, Video
    Elva Ambía on Andean Storytelling The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections.
    • Contributor: Ambía, Elva
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Andean Poetry in Quechua The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections. In this video, Peruvian professor Julio Noriega shares his research journey on Andean poetry in Quechua.
    • Contributor: Noriega, Julio
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Narratives from the Ayllu: A Look Inside Qoricha The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections.
    • Contributor: Huancacuri, Jessica
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Luisa CastellÓN on Her Experiences as a Quechua-speaking Woman From Bolivia The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections.
    • Contributor: Castellón, Luisa
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Exploring the Collection of Stereographic Cards on the Andes at the Library The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections. In this video, Professor Juan Leal-Ugalde explores the collection of stereographic cards on the Andes at the Library.
    • Contributor: Leal-Ugalde, Juan
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Narratives from the Ayllu: Peruvian poet Washington Córdova The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories, & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections.
    • Contributor: Córdova, Washington
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Narratives from the Ayllu: Leonard Soto on Andean Huaynos, Memory and Family The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections.
    • Contributor: Soto, Leonard
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Narratives from the Ayllu: Renata Flores on Andean Music & Indigenous Identity The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections.
    • Contributor: Huancacuri, Jessica
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Elizabeth Sumida Huaman on Quechua Knowledges, Cultural Practices & Relationality The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections.
    • Contributor: Sumida Huaman, Elizabeth
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    The Practice of Weaving in Peru The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections.
    • Contributor: Gutiérrez, Cristina
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Quechua and Andean Art Through a Decolonizing and Unifying Lens The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections.
    • Contributor: Vizcarra Wood, Suni Sonqo
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Julieta Zurita, Bolivian Educator and Poet The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections.
    • Contributor: Zurita, Julieta
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Language as a Living Intersection Between Quechua & Andean Heritage The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections.
    • Contributor: Mendoza-Mori, Américo
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Narratives from the Ayllu: Andean Creativity, Culture and Futurisms The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections. In this video, Megan Rakos and Sam Herscher discuss Andean creativity, culture and futurisms.
    • Contributor: Herscher, Sam - Rakos, Megan
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Indigenous Andean Culture and the Bolivian Community of Greater D.C. The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections.
    • Contributor: Inofuentes, Shana
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Quichua in Santiago del Estero The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections. In this video, Argentinean professor Lelia Inés Albarracín shares her research on Quichua in Santiago del Estero.
    • Contributor: Inés Albarracín, Lelia
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Narratives from the Ayllu: Human Power of Calligraphy and Andean Textiles The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections. In this video, artist Marina Soria discusses the human power of calligraphy and Andean textiles.
    • Contributor: Soria, Marina
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Ranky Tanky Grammy Award-winning quintet Ranky Tanky came to the Library of Congress to rock the Coolidge Auditorium with its upbeat and contagious energy. The South Carolina-based band is known for its jazz, blues, gospel, and R&B fusion arrangements of traditional Gullah music from America's Southeast.
    • Contributor: Ranky Tanky
    • Date: 2022-07-28
  • Film, Video
    Conversation with Ranky Tanky John Fenn of the American Folklife Center speaks with Quentin Baxter, Kevin Hamilton, Quiana Parler, Clay Ross, and Charlton Singleton, of the band Ranky Tanky. The conversation covers the musical backgrounds of each member, the emergence of Ranky Tanky as a band, and the ways in which their music engages with tradition and community.
    • Contributor: Ross, Clay - Singleton, Charlton - Fenn, John - Hamilton, Kevin - Parler, Quiana - Baxter, Quentin
    • Date: 2022-07-28
  • Film, Video
    Ranky Tanky Educational Video #1: Rhythmic Patterns in Gullah Music Quentin Baxter, the percussionist of the Grammy-winning South Carolina band Ranky Tanky discusses rhythmic patterns in Gullah music.
    • Contributor: Baxter, Quentin
    • Date: 2022-07-28
  • Film, Video
    Ranky Tanky Educational Video #4: Gullah Tradition: Raising Up a Song Quiana Parler, the lead vocalist of the Grammy-winning South Carolina band Ranky Tanky discusses and demonstrates the Gullah tradition of raising up a song.
    • Contributor: Parler, Quiana
    • Date: 2022-07-28
  • Film, Video
    Ranky Tanky Educational Video #3: What is Gullah Culture? Charlton Singleton, the trumpeter of the Grammy-winning South Carolina band Ranky Tanky discusses Gullah culture.
    • Contributor: Singleton, Charlton
    • Date: 2022-07-28