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New BARD Additions: July 2019

It is the end of the month, and time for us to list new music materials available on BARD from the NLS Music Section:



Beethoven, Ludwig van. Concerto no. 5, op. 73, “Emperor.” Piano part. 1 volume. (BRM36792)


Brennan on the Moor.” Folk song from Hootenanny Song Book. For unaccompanied voice. (BRM20470)

Lady Gaga. “Shallow” from A Star Is Born. For vocal duet with piano accompaniment. One volume in line by line and bar over bar formats. (BRM36788)

Hamilton. Selections. By Lin-Manuel Miranda and Alex Lacamoire. Music score: Vocal lines with piano accompaniment; including chord symbols. Four volumes in line by line and bar over bar formats (v.1, v.2, v.3, v.4). (BRM36785)

Sager, Carole Bayer. “The Prayer.” For vocal duet with accompaniment arranged for piano. One volume in line by line and bar over bar formats. (BRM36789)

Van Halen. The Van Halen Keyboard Songbook: Piano, Vocal, Chords. In two volumes. (BRM36790)

Walker, George. Emily Dickinson Songs. For high voice and piano. One volume in line by line and bar over bar formats. (BRM36793)

Wind Instruments

Expressive Etudes for the Flute. Compiled and edited by Laura Barron. Two volumes in single line format. (BRM36725)

Mower, Mike. Mosaics, Book 1 for Flute: 65 Solo Pieces. For beginner to grade 5 standard. In two volumes. (BRM36720)

Busser, Henri. Deux morceaux pour flute et harpe ou piano, No. 1: Les Écureuils (Two Pieces for Flute and Harp or Piano, No. 1: The Squirrels). Flute part only. (BRM36719)

To borrow any of these titles, or anything else that we offer (including recordings and large print), call 1-800-424-8567, option 2, or e-mail [email protected]

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Queen, Aretha Franklin, and Philip Glass Now in Braille

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New BARD Additions–March & April 2019

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