Joaquin Rodrigo, one of the greatest Spanish composers of the 20th century, happened to be blind. Learn about how the essence of his artistry is to be found in his vocal music and how he became a poet, philosopher, and historian of Spain through his music.
In this week’s NLS Music Notes blog post, learn more about the exceptionally gifted blind pianist, Art Tatum.
This blog post looks at the life of two renowned French composers for organ (Louis Vierne and Olivier Messiaen), and their compositions in the NLS Music Collection.
Seek music to find comfort in times of grief.
The NLS Music Section has a batch of new braille music and talking books for you to enjoy! Check out what’s new and available for download from BARD (Braille and Audio Reading Download)!
For this week’s NLS Music Notes blog, our series “Song Stories” looks at two different takes on the month of September.
This blog post continues our series of American composers from A to Z, focusing on Virgil Thomson.
This blog post takes a look at the life and music of John Cage, along with relevant materials from the NLS Music Collection.
Check out the most recent uploads of music materials for BARD, August 2020.
Learn about the history of the mandolin and the mandolin lessons and scores that the NLS Music Section has to offer!