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Annette's Bravo Blog features news and discussion about the library's collection of classical, jazz and popular recordings. Stop by for links to musical happenings in the library and community as well as links to online music resources.

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Freegal Music News: August 14, 2014: Remembering Robin Wiliams

All About That Bass

all about the BassMeghan Trainor's breakthrough effort "All About that Bass" is now one of pop's Top 5 songs... and you can download it (and four other songs this week) for FREE from our Freegal page with your Liverpool Library card number and PIN. 

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LPL Spotlights the Hanna Richardson Trio

HannaRichardson Oct2014The Liverpool Public Library’s Fall Concert Series, “From Gershwin to the Everly Brothers,” features the Hanna Richardson Trio on Sunday, October 19 at 2pm in the library’s Carman Community Room. The ensemble will perform classic American music from the Swing Era. Members of the trio include Hanna Richardson (guitar and vocals), Brian Earle (clarinet), and Harry Aceto (bass).

Check out these recordings by Hanna Richardson in the library’s collection:

Live at the Fleece
Simply ...with Spirit

Cornet Selections from the Late 19th Century

Ponzo-webThursday, Nov 13 • 7pm
Carman Community Room

Mark Ponzo will present a cornet recital featuring compositions by Arban, Hohne, Liberatti, Damare, and Saint-Seans, accompanied by Alice Valentine on piano. Dr. Ponzo's latest CD will be available for purchase and signature following the recital.

Folk Music Series Features Tribute to Woody Guthrie

adam-miller-webThe final concert of LPL’s Folk Music Series: Protest Songs – Music with Meaning will feature Adam Miller performing works by Woody Guthrie on Sunday, April 27 at 2pm in the Carman Community Room.

Miller, autoharpist and singer/songwriter, will also perform songs of the American labor movement. For a sneak preview, check out these CDs available in the library’s music CD collection:

Buttercup Joe: Timeless Ballads and Folksongs

The Orphan Train and Other Reminiscences

When the River Ran Backward

Folk Music Series Spotlights Kim & Reggie Harris

LPL’s Seventh Annual Folk Music Series: Protest Songs – Music with Meaning continues on Sunday, March 16 with singers/songwriters Kim and Reggie Harris. Natives of Philadelphia, the duo will perform songs dealing with the Civil Rights movement and Underground Railroad at 2PM in the library’s Carman Community Room. For a sneak preview, check out these albums by Kim and Reggie in the library’s music CD collection:

 

Resurrection

 

Get on Board! Underground Railroad & Civil Rights Freedom Songs

 

Let My People Go: a Jewish and African American celebration of Freedom

 

Simplicity

 

Spoken in Love: Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie in concert