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New BARD Additions: May 2024

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Welcome to our May 2024 installment of what’s new on BARD. This month, we added many braille books for our woodwind players out there, including pieces and instructional books for saxophone, flute, and clarinet. As usual we have also added some piano and organ book, including a few Schubert Waltzes, as well as choral and vocal selections. In the audio realm, we’ve added popular tunes in the piano-by-ear series.

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].

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Audio

Piano by Ear – Bill Brown

Edelweiss. From “The Sound of Music” by Richard Rodgers. (DBM04660)

The Lord’s Prayer. As Performed by Bill and Gloria Gaither. (DBM04661)

The Rose. As performed by Bette Midler. (DBM04662)

Braille

Choral

Chepponis, James. The Good Shepherd. Arranged in line by line, single line, and bar over bar format for two-voice choir, cantor, flute or oboe, keyboard and/or guitar. (BRM37930)

Gasparini, Quirino. Adoramus te, Christe: Motet. S.A.T.B. Chorus parts only in line by line format. (BRM37914)

Hanson, Howard. Songs from “Drum Taps.” Arranged in line by line format for chorus, baritone solo and orchestra. (BRM37923)

Jenkins, Cyril. Lead, Kindly Light (Lux Benigna). For baritone solo and mixed voices. Soprano chorus part only in line by line format. (BRM37916)

Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da. Missa brevis. Arranged in line by line format for five-part chorus of mixed voices, a cappella. (BRM37924)

Roff, Joseph. Hide Not Thy Face from Me. Arranged in line by line and bar over bar format for S.A.T.B. voices and organ. (BRM37932)

Young, Gordon. Praise to the Lord. Arranged in line by line and bar over bar format for SATB choir and accompaniment. (BRM37925)

Hymnals

The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom. In English contracted braille, words only. (BRM37915)

Instructional

Mehegan, John. Jazz Improvisation I. Line by line and bar over bar formats. (BRM37917)

Organ

Guilmant, Alexandre. First Sonata in D minor: op. 42. For organ in bar by bar format. (BRM05488)

Piano

Chopin, Frédéric. Mazurka in G minor, op. 67, no. 2. For piano in paragraph format. (BRM20182)

Czerny, Carl. The School of Velocity: op. 299, Books 3 and 4. For piano in bar by bar format. (BRM37937)

Eckstein, Maxwell. Eckstein Adult Piano: Book 1. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRM25299)

Grieg, Edvard. Lyric Pieces: op. 62, 4-6, Heft VII. Piano solo in bar over bar format. (BRM20289)

Laurent, Léo. Le pianiste de jazz: préparation au jazz moderne pour piano: recueil d’exercises. A collection of exercises for the left hand, the right hand and ornaments, fundamental and secondary chords, rhythmic and harmonic processes, and breaks. For piano in section by section format. (BRM37931)

Mouquet, Jules. Sonatine, op. 16 (en ut majeur). For piano in section by section format. (BRM37933)

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus. Sonata no. 1 in F major: K. 533. For piano in section by section format. (BRM37936)

Prokofiev, Sergey. Four Études for Piano: op. 2 Étude, no. 1. Edited with special annotations by Harold Sheldon. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRM37918)

Four Études for Piano: op. 2, Étude no. 4. Edited with special annotations by Harold Sheldon. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRM37919)

Schubert, Franz. Valses nobles, op. 77, D.969. For piano in paragraph format. (BRM37929)

Zwölf Grazer Walzer, op. 91, D. 924. For piano in paragraph format. (BRM37934)

Popular Vocal

Christmas Carols: Happy Holidays from National Braille Press. Vocal text to famous Christmas carols in English contracted braille. (BRM37928)

Golden Oldies. For voice and piano in line by line format. (BRM25732)

Great Songs of the 70’s: 81 Songs for Voice, Piano and Guitar. Line by line and bar over bar formats. (BRM27690)

Wonder, Stevie. The Stevie Wonder Anthology. Arranged for voice and piano in line by line and bar over bar formats. (BRM37927)

String Instruments

The Craigmillar Harp: No. 92, Volume 20. A Musical Magazine for the Blind. (BRM37913)

The Craigmillar Harp: No. 100, Volume 22. A Musical Magazine for the Blind. (BRM05843)

Violin

Blackwell, Kathy. Fiddle Time Runners: A Second Book of Easy Pieces for Violin. For violin and piano in single line format. (BRM37920)

Fiddle Time Sprinters: A Third Book of Pieces for Violin. For violin and piano in single line format. (BRM37921)

Vocal

Bellini, Vincenzo. “Qui la voce sua soave”: dell’ opera “I Puritano.” For soprano voice and piano in line by line format. (BRM25292)

Fifty Selected Songs: For High Voice (German Words). For voice in line by line format. (BRM22083)

Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich. Pilgrim’s Song. For low or medium voice and piano in section by section format.  (BRM37922)

Verdi, Giuseppe. “Tacea la notte placida”: Aria from “Il Trovatore.” For soprano voice and piano. Line by line format. (BRM25285)

Wind Instruments

Cirri, Giovanni Battista. Arioso. For clarinet and piano in section by section and bar over bar formats. (BRM17621)

Charlier, Théo. Trente-six études transcendantes: pour trompette, cornet a pistons ou bugle si bémol. For trumpet in single line format. (BRM27602)

Colby, Carleton L. The Radio Collection of Popular Classics. For B-flat saxophone or clarinet in single line format. (BRM37926)

Friml, Rudolf. Chanson: Melodie. For E-flat saxophone and piano in single line and bar over bar formats. (BRM23165)

Gardner, Samuel. From the Canebrake. For E-flat saxophone and piano in single line and bar over bar formats. (BRM23163)

Hawkins, Coleman. Disorder at the border. For B-flat tenor saxophone in line by line format. (BRM20312)

How to Play the Recorder: Book 1. Arranged by M. Bradford for recorder in single line format. (BRM17905)

Levitzki, Mischa. Valse. For E-flat saxophone and piano in single line and bar over bar formats. (BRM36358)

Moyse, Louis. Forty Little Pieces in Progressive Order for Beginner Flutists. For flute in single line format. (BRM32589)

Richardson, Allen L. Hits of Peter, Paul and Mary: Made Easy for Recorder, C or F Instruments, Solos or Duets. For recorder, or C or F instruments, in open score format. (BRM18810)

Weber, Carl Maria von. First concerto: in F minor. For B-flat clarinet solo with piano accompaniment in single line and bar over bar format. (BRM25641)

Weber, Fred. First Division Band Method: Part 1. For flute in single line format. (BRM17774)

First Division Band Method: Part 2. For flute in single line format. (BRM17776)

Comments (2)

  1. I looked through the above text and didn’t see any categories on Guitar music . I received a machine from the Phoenix devision of libraries for the visually impaired and am wondering if there might be any cassette or whatever the thing accepts to learn more about my instrument. Maybe about current artists, recorded sheet music or the like

    • Thanks for your comment! This blog post only shows items added this past month, but we have much more available on BARD! If you are looking for audio instruction for guitar, you can browse by the subject “popular guitar” on the music area of BARD. Or you can search for our audio catalog for guitar under DBM03689. If you have any questions about navigating to the music area of BARD, or about anything else we can help with, feel free to send us an email at [email protected] or call 1-800-424-8567 opt. 2.

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