As we observe Asian Pacific American Heritage Month at Los Angeles Public Library, this is a good occasion to look at some of the interesting examples of Japanese cinema available to our patrons, particularly those featuring scores by composer Tôru Takemitsu.
Ruth Crawford Seeger (1901-1953) is widely recognized both as the most important American woman composer of the Twentieth Century, and as a major figure in the study and preservation of American folk music.
I can’t quite put my finger on it. Maybe it’s because of my love for all things 1960’s or because I treasured my family’s Friday nights at Lamppost Pizza as a kid. It might be the simultaneous bombardment of lights and sounds, compounded with the tactile quality of the flippers and th
The Art Department of Central Library hosts a fall film series with three motion pictures whose directors took risks with their visual stories. While the subjects, the use of photography, and the film scores differ, all three directors created filmic experiences with provocative endings tha
An extremely popular service that the Art, Music and Recreation Department provide that not everyone may know about is orchestral service. Our orchestral music collection contains scores and parts that are loaned to orchestras and performing groups in Southern California. The service