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New BARD Additions for April 2024

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Welcome to the April 2024 edition of BARD (Braille Audio Reading Download), listing works that have been added to BARD this month! For guitar by ear fans, this edition includes popular titles like “Vincent” and “You’ve Got a Friend.” The braille collection includes a choral favorite, the Mozart Requiem, along with organ works by Mendelssohn, beginning piano studies, and an instructional score for bagpipes/traditional instruments.

You can download all the listed materials through BARD. To borrow cartridges or embossed scores, please contact the Music Section for more information. You can call us at 1-800-424-8567, ext. 2, or e-mail us at [email protected], and we will be happy to assist you!

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


Bill Brown’s Guitar and Piano by Ear


Suzie Q. For guitar, as performed by Creedence Clearwater Revival. DBM04655

Vincent (Starry, Starry Night). For guitar, as performed by Chet Atkins. DBM04657

A Whole New World. For piano, composed by Alan Menkin. DBM04659

You’ve Got a Friend. For fingerstyle guitar, as performed by Carole King and James Taylor. DBM04658



Kantor, Daniel. Night of Silence. A Christmas Song for Unison Voices and Keyboard. BRM37906. Line by line and bar over bar format.

Mozart, W.A. Requiem d-Moll, KV 626. Chorus and soloist parts only. Section by section format.  BRT37912. Section by section format.


Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix.

Sonate, B-dur, op. 65, no. 4. BRM29090. Section by section format.

Sonata No. 4 für Orgel, op. 65. BRM25873. Section by section format.


Diller, Angela. First Solo Book for the Piano. BRM28586. Line by line and bar over bar format.

Duvernoy, Jean Baptiste. Elementary instruction, Twenty-five Easy and Progressive Studies, op. 176. BRM07700. Bar over bar format.

Gurlitt, Cornelius. Album Leaves for the Young, op. 101. BRM32091. Bar over bar format.

Hall, Pauline. More Tunes for Ten Fingers. BRM37910. Bar over bar format.

Lightfoot, Gordon. Lightfoot! Voice and piano. BRM33871. Line by line and bar over bar format.

Mozart, Wolfgang A. Sonata III. BRM32207. Bar over bar format.

Robyn, Louise. Keyboard Town, for Beginners from Pre-school to Adult Age. BRM37909. Bar over bar format.

Rogers, Irene.

By a Roadside Fire, for piano. BRM00401. Bar over bar format.

Totem Pole Sketches: Totem Pole Dance and War Dance.  BRM00402. Bar over bar format.

Rogers, James H. Gavotte in G minor, op. 15, no. 3. BRM00406. Bar over bar format.

Shaker, Marie S. Notes and Keys: an Introduction to the Major and Minor Modes within a Five-finger range. BRM37907. Bar over bar format.

Thompson, John. The Covered Wagon, a Miniature Suite for Piano Solo. BRM37911. Bar over bar format.

Waterman, Fanny.

Me and My Piano, part 1. More lessons for the Young Pianist. BRM32225. Bar over bar format.

Me and My Piano, part 2. More lessons for the Young Pianist. BRM32227. Bar over bar format.

Wind Instruments

The Dance Music of Willie Clancy. Tunes Suitable for All Traditional Instruments.  For Irish bagpipes or other traditional instruments. BRT37908, 2 volumes. Single line format.

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