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Concerts from the Library of Congress: Pick of the Week

Week of September 24, 2021

This Pick of the Week features the 2017 performance of Dover String Quartet.

For more than 80 years, the Library of Congress has celebrated the extraordinary craftsmanship of Antonio Stradivari with an annual concert highlighting our “Strads,” the gift of Gertrude Clarke Whittall. These glorious instruments have been used in Library concerts by a long roster of memorable players, documented in our extensive concert recording archives. In the video above, see the Dover String Quartet performing Alexander Zemlinsky’s epic String Quartet no. 2, op. 15 at the Library’s annual Stradivari anniversary concert in 2017.

[00:13] Introduction
[05:50] Alexander Zemlinsky: String Quartet No. 2 op. 15

Pick of the Week-September 24, 2021

Ensemble dal Niente (event date: November 13, 2020)

[0:17] Introduction
[0:49] Igor Santos: confined. speak. Commissioned by the McKim Fund in the Library of Congress. MingHuan Xu, violin and Winston Choi, piano. World premiere.
[14:54] Tánia León: De Memorias
[23:58] Nur Slim: Humming Between Branches
[42:13] Luis Fernando Amaya: Tinta Roja, Tinta Negra
[55:48] Tomás Gueglio: Lamarque Songs
[1:02:45] Hilda Paredes: Demente Cuerda

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