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New BARD Additions: March 2022

Welcome to the March roundup of the Music Section’s BARD additions. This month, we added a variety of braille piano music as well as some works for voice. In our audio collection, we’ve continued to add to our music appreciation talking book collection with more titles from the American Folklife Center here at the Library of Congress, and have added a number of new instructional books for guitar, bass guitar, piano, and banjo. So read on, and see what else is new!

Please note that all materials listed below are also available to borrow by mail, not only through BARD. Please contact the Music Section to borrow talking books on digital cartridge or to borrow hard copies of braille music. Call us at 1-800-424-8567, ext. 2, or e-mail us at [email protected]

If you are new to BARD, you may find the following links helpful: Braille and Audio Reading Download (BARD) and BARD Access.

Audio

Music Appreciation

Concert and Conversation with the Calidore String Quartet
Hear the Calidore String Quartet perform on the Library of Congress’s Stradivari instruments and discuss their experience playing them. Works performed: Joseph Haydn’s Quartet in F major, op. 77/2, Hob. III: 82, Felix Mendelssohn’s String Quartet in A minor, op. 13, and Johannes Brahms’ String Quartet in A minor, op. 51/2. Instruments featured: Violin by Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1704, “Betts”; Violin by Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1699, “Castelbarco”; Viola by Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1727, “Cassavetti”; and Violoncello by Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1699, “Castelbarco.” (DBM04438)

Concert and Conversation with Ialoni: Women’s Vocal Polyphony
A concert and conversation with Ialoni: Women’s Vocal Polyphony. Ialoni was formed in 2009 in Tbilisi in the Republic of Georgia, and their repertoire draws from all three branches of traditional Georgian vocal polyphony: ecclesiastical, folk, and city music. The group selects its repertoire from archival records and manuscripts, field recordings, and published transcriptions, with a special emphasis on reviving relatively unusual, original, and complex songs. Group members Nino Naneishvili and Ana Lolashvili were interviewed by Steve Winick and Theadocia Austen of the American Folklife Center. (DBM04426)

Concert and Conversation with Samite: Music and Song from Uganda
Samite was born and raised in Uganda, but left as a political refugee in 1982. He spent the following few years in Kenya where he studied African traditional musical instruments and rhythms. He mastered the kalimba (thumb-piano), marimba (wooden xylophone), litungu (seven-stringed Kenyan lyre) and various flutes, both traditional and western, and learned both traditional melodies and original compositions. In his concerts, Samite reflects on these experiences by performing songs and music from his and other African cultures. (DBM04439)

Conversation with Jay Ungar and Molly Mason
Jay Ungar and Molly Mason talk about their lives and music with folklorist Stephen Winick. They are best known for their work on the soundtrack of Ken Burns’s PBS documentary series, “The Civil War.” Ungar’s composition “Ashokan Farewell” became the musical centerpiece of the Grammy-winning soundtrack and was nominated for an Emmy. (DBM04444)

Music Instruction

Banjo

Ashokan Farewell: 5 String Banjo: As Performed by Jay Ungar
“In this Banjo by Ear lesson you will learn a banjo solo version of ‘Ashokan Farewell’ from the PBS series The Civil War. The lesson starts with a full demonstration of the solo followed by a detailed ‘By Ear’ lesson of every note and phrase. A guitar accompaniment track is included for you to perform with.” –Publisher’s website. Song originally composed by American folk musician Jay Ungar in 1982. (DBM04432)

Bass Guitar

Just the Two of Us: For Bass Guitar
Bill Brown teaches how to play “Just the Two of Us” on bass guitar as performed by Bill Withers without the use of music notation. (DBM04434)

Driving My Life Away: For Bass Guitar
Bill Brown teaches how to play “Driving my Life Away” on bass guitar as performed by Eddie Rabbitt without the use of music notation. (DBM04433)

Guitar

What Goes On: For Guitar
Bill Brown teaches how to play the guitar parts to “What Goes On” as performed by The Beatles without the use of music notation. (DBM04436)

Drive (For Daddy Gene): For Guitar
Bill Brown teaches how to play the rhythm and lead guitar parts to “Drive” in the style of Alan Jackson without the use of music notation. (DBM04435)

Surfer Girl (Fingerstyle Solo): For Guitar
Bill Brown teaches how to play a guitar fingerstyle arrangement of “Surfer Girl” in the style of The Beach Boys without the use of music notation. (DBM04431)

Layla (Unplugged): For Guitar
Bill Brown teaches how to play the guitar parts to “Layla” in the style of Eric Clapton’s “unplugged” version without the use of music notation. (DBM04430)

If I Fell (Duet): For Guitar
“Mike Pachelli’s arrangement of this famous Beatles’ tune is for two guitars.” –Publisher’s website. (DBM04429)

Piano

Let It Go: For Piano
Bill Brown teaches a late beginner arrangement of “Let it Go” from the motion picture “Frozen” on piano without the use of musical notation. (DBM04437)

Braille

Choral

Ives, Charles. Psalm 90: For Mixed Chorus, Organ And Bells: First Tenor Part. Line by line format. (BRM24698)
The Sixty-Seventh Psalm: SATB, A Cappella. Line by line and bar over bar formats. (BRM24336)

Piano

Beethoven, Ludwig van. Eleven Bagatelles: Opus 119. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRM00059)

Bennett, William Sterndale, Sir. Lesson in A Major: Op. 33, No. 7. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRT37643)

Burgmüller, Friedrich. Étude in C for the Pianoforte: Op. 105, No. 1. For piano in Bar over bar format. (BRM00116)

Burleigh, Cecil. Coasting, Op. 9. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRM00118)
Wing Foo: Op. 1, No. 1. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRM00119)

Burnam, Edna Mae. Colored Windows. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRT37610)

Carpenter, John Alden. Polonaise américaine. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRM00120)

Chatman, Stephen. Spring Celebration. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRT37646)

Cramer, J. B, (Johann Baptist). Twenty-Five Selected Piano Studies. This file contains studies 1-12 only. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRM00148)

Czerny, Carl. Etude in E Major: Op. 139, No. 66. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRT37626)

Diemer, Emma Lou. Answering. From “Reaching Out.” For solo piano in bar over bar format. (BRT37608)

Dohnányi, Ernő. Postludium: Op. 13, No. 10. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRT37647)

Fauré, Gabriel. Pièces Breves = Short Pieces: Op. 84. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRM25382)

Frost, Bernice. 20th Century Piano Music: Book 1A. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRM26337)
20th Century Piano Music: Intermediate Book 2A. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRM25731)

Gedike, Alexander. Etude in C Major: Op. 36, No. 22. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRT37609)

George, Jon. Allegro Agitato. From “Artistry at the Piano: Repertoire, Book 4.” For piano in bar over bar format.
(BRT37632)
Melody. From “Artistry at the Piano: Repertoire, Book 3.” For piano in bar over bar format. (BRT37616)

Gillock, William. A Faded Letter. From “Lyric Preludes in Romantic Style: Twenty-Four Short Pieces in All Keys.” For piano in bar over bar format. (BRT37629)

Gounod, Charles. Periwinkle. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRT37645)

Grill, Joyce. Left Alone. An etude to be played with the left hand alone. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRT37620)

Gurlitt, Cornelius. Hunting: Op. 210, No. 7. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRT37611)
Longing: Op. 140, No. 11. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRT37633)
Morning Prayer: Op. 101, No. 2. From “Albumblätter für die Jugend, op. 101.” For piano in bar over bar format.
(BRT37619)

Hässler, Johann Wilhelm. Allegro in D Major: Op. 38, No. 28. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRT37634)
Allegro in A Major: Op. 38, No. 34. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRT37618)

Heller, Stephen. Prelude In C Major: Op. 119, No. 1. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRT37635)

Hofmann, Heinrich. Scherzo: Op. 77, No. 7. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRT37644)

Kabalevsky, Dmitry Borisovich. Folk Dance: Op. 39, No. 17. From “Twenty-Four Pieces for Children.” For piano in bar over bar format. (BRT37625)

Kadosa, Pál. Etude. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRT37621)
Etude in C Major. From “Twenty-four Easy Technical Etudes for Piano, no. 1.” For piano in bar over bar format.
(BRT37607)

Karganov, Génari. Prayer: Op. 25, No. 5. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRT37627)

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus. Sonata XII. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRM01005)

Niamath, Linda. Pinwheels. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRT37612)

Niemann, Walter. Chinese Lanterns: Op. 46, No. 3 For piano in bar over bar format. (BRT37623)

Norton, Christopher. Feelin’ Good. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRT37614)
In the Spirit. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRT37624)

Olson, Lynn Freeman. Music Pathways. Repertoire 3B. Bar over bar format. (BRM25701)

Papp, Lajos. The Black Pony. From “Petite Suite: Hommage à Kabalevski.” For piano in bar over bar format. (BRT37631)

Prokofiev, Sergey. Music For Children, Op 65: 12 Easy Pieces For Piano. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRM26503)

Rollin, Catherine. Prelude in D Flat Major. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRT37630)

Rowley, Alec. Dulcimer Tune: Op. 42, No. 7. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRT37636)

Schytte, Ludvig. Jumping Competition: Op. 107, No. 10. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRT37637)

Tajčević, Marko. Little Piece No. 7. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRT37622)

Takács, Jenő. Gliding. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRT37613)

Weber, Carl Maria von.  Aufforderung zum Tanz: Rondeau Brillant, Opus 65: Piano vierhändig = Piano à quatre mains. “Invitation to the Dance,” op. 65, arranged for piano four hands by Walter Georgii. Section by section format. (BRM34741)

Vandall, Robert D. E Dorian with Modulation. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRT37615)

Villa-Lobos, Heitor. The Three Maries: For Piano. For piano in section by section format. Includes performance notes and composer’s preface in English. (BRM32853)

Popular Vocal

Bacharach, Burt. Do You Know The Way to San Jose? For voice and piano, in line by line and bar over bar formats. (BRM27042)
What the World Needs Now Is Love. For voice and piano. Line by line and bar over bar formats. (BRM27040)

Mitchell, Joni. Both Sides, Now. For voice and piano. Line by line and bar over bar formats. (BRM34094)

Vocal

Cowell, Henry. Daybreak. For voice and piano in line by line and bar over bar formats. (BRM25642)

Ives, Charles. When Stars Are in the Quiet Skies. For medium voice and piano in line by line and bar over bar formats. (BRM25948)
Mists. From “114 Songs” by Charles Ives for medium voice and piano. Line by line and bar over bar formats.
(BRM25947)
Twelve Songs: For Voice and Piano. For voice and piano. Line by line and bar over bar formats.  (BRM26104)
Two Little Flowers. For voice and piano. Line by line and bar over bar formats. (BRM25932)
Eleven Songs [And] Two Harmonizations. For voice and piano. Preface, annotations, and performance notes by
John Kirkpatrick in Grade 2 braille. Music braille in line by line and bar over bar formats. (BRM26501)

 

 

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