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Archive: 2020 (53 Posts)

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New BARD Additions: October 2020

Posted by: Brian McCurdy

The NLS Music Section is proud to announce our newest additions to BARD (Braille and Audio Reading Download) for the month of October!

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Spain in Song: Rodrigo’s Cuatro Madrigales Amatorios

Posted by: Lindsay Conway

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.

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American Composers and Musicians from A to Z: T (Part 2 — TATUM, Art)

Posted by: Gilbert Busch

In this week's NLS Music Notes blog post, learn more about the exceptionally gifted blind pianist, Art Tatum.

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The French Connection: French Composers for Organ

Posted by: Katie Rodda

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.

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New BARD Additions: September 2020

Posted by: Lindsay Conway

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)!

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Song Stories: Two Tales of September

Posted by: Brian McCurdy

For this week's NLS Music Notes blog, our series "Song Stories" looks at two different takes on the month of September.