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New BARD Additions: January 2020

It’s the end of January, and time to let you know about new materials available from the NLS Music Section. Highlights include two new opera libretti, Henry Cowell’s groundbreaking New Musical Resources, and new music lessons from Bill Brown.

During the past month, the Music Section added the following titles in audio and braille to BARD (Braille and Audio Reading Download). If you don’t use BARD or would like to borrow a hard copy, we’ll gladly mail one to you. Contact the Music Section by phone (1-800-424-8567, option 2) or by e-mail ([email protected]).

 

Music Instruction Talking Books

Brown, Bill. Gigue, BWV 808. Bill Brown teaches an advanced arrangement of this timeless piece by Bach without the use of music notation. (DBM03950)

He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands. This lesson contains an intermediate arrangement of this piece that can be learned by ear without the use of music notation. (DBM03951)

Holy, Holy, Holy. Learn an intermediate piano arrangement of this classic hymn by ear without the use of music notation. (DBM03953)

Jesus Loves Me. Bill Brown teaches an intermediate piano arrangement of this song by ear without the use of music notation. (DBM03955)

Joshua Fit the Battle. Learn an early advanced piano arrangement of this piece by ear without the use of music notation. (DBM03956)

Nocturne No. 20 in C Sharp Minor. Bill Brown teaches a late intermediate arrangement of this piano work by ear without the use of music notation. (DBM03958)

Notturno in E-flat Major. Learn a late intermediate arrangement of this piece by ear without the use of music notation. (DBM03959)

 

Braille Music

Choral

Howells, Herbert. Like as the Heart. For SATB and organ in line by line and bar over bar formats. (BRM08116)

Clarinet

Ornstein, Leo. Nocturne for Clarinet and Piano. For clarinet and piano in line by line (clarinet) and bar over bar (piano) formats. (BRM33805)

Flute

Skornicka, Joseph E. Rubank Intermediate Method for Flute or Piccolo. For flute or piccolo in line by line format. (BRM22312)

Horn or Cello

Saint-Saéns, Camille. Romance, Op. 36, for Horn or Cello and Piano. For horn or cello and piano in bar over bar and single line formats. (BRM28325)

Libretti

Puccini, Giacomo. Madama Butterfly: Opera in Two Acts. Madama Butterfly libretto in Italian and English, alternating by page. (BRM22369)

Strauss, Richard, and Hofmansthal, Hugo von. Braille libretto contains German text only.  Der Rosenkavalier: Comedy for Music in Three Acts, (BRM22370)

Piano

Beethoven, Ludwig van.  Andante in F for Piano. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRM20487)

Chopin, Frederic. Étude, Op. 10, No. 1. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRM00124)

Étude, Op. 10, No. 6. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRM15721)

Mazurka, Op. 17, No. 2. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRM00130)

Valse Brillante, Op. 34, No. 1. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRM00142)

Scherzo No. 2, Op. 31. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRM00136)

Copland, Aaron. The Cat and the Mouse: Scherzo Humoristique. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRM22412)

Grieg, Edvard. Papillon: Maripose. For piano in paragraph format. (BRM21446)

Hanson, Howard. Clog Dance. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRM36810)

Hirschberg, David. Scales and Chords are Fun. For piano in bar over bar format.

Book I; BRM22314; Book 2: BRM22315.

Hoenack, Peg. Songs I Can Play: For Individual Children or Groups Using the Number-Note Method that Any Adult Can Teach. A method book designed to give children aged 4-6 their first formal music instruction by playing familiar songs on a simple instrument using number note method. (BRM22100)

Mozart, W.A. Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in A Major, K 414. This file contains the solo piano part in bar over bar format. The orchestra part is shown in figured bass style. (BRM36216)

Concerto No. 18 in B-flat Major, K. 456. For two pianos in bar over bar format (piano one contains solo part and piano two contains orchestral accompaniment). (BRM23121)

Fantasy and Sonata in C Minor, K. 457 and 475. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRM36809)

Sonata 10, K. 330. For piano in section by section format. (BRM18696)

Sonata XIII in F, K. Anh. 135. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRM00351)

Ornstein, Leo. Evening Prayer, Op. 9, No. 5. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRM15895)

Pygmy Suite. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRM00361)

Serenade, Op. 9, No. 1. For piano in paragraph format. (BRM10926)

Valse in G, Op. 4, No. 1. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRM16119)

Pianoforte Album: Introduction to the Masters, Book 4: Chopin.  Selected piano works by Chopin, arranged for beginners, in bar over bar format. (BRM24262).

Stevens, Everett. Six Modal Miniatures for the Piano. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRM22424)

Violin

Paradis, Maria Theresia von. Sicilienne, for Violin and Piano. For violin and piano in section by section (piano) and bar by bar (violin) formats. (BRM26596)

Music Theory

Cowell, Henry. New Musical Resources. Instructional material in line by line format. (BRM22201)

TO ORDER any of these selections, or if you have questions about our services, call us at 800-424-8567, option 2, or send us an email at [email protected].

Gil Busch

New BARD Additions: December 2019

The NLS Music Section presents a feast of new music added to BARD, perfect for beginning 2020 on a high note!