The NLS Music Section is proud to announce our newest additions to BARD (Braille and Audio Reading Download) for the month of October!
The NLS Music Section has a batch of new braille music and talking books for you to enjoy! Check out what’s new and available for download from BARD (Braille and Audio Reading Download)!
This blog post continues our series of American composers from A to Z, focusing on Virgil Thomson.
This blog post takes a look at the life and music of John Cage, along with relevant materials from the NLS Music Collection.
Learn about the history of the mandolin and the mandolin lessons and scores that the NLS Music Section has to offer!
It is the end of July, and it’s time to let you know about the new audio and braille scores now available on BARD.
Learn about Undine Smith Moore (1904-89), a remarkable American composer and educator who was known as the Dean of Black Women Composers.
Independence Day has many associations: fireworks, barbecues, parades, and iconic military bands. In this week’s NLS Music Notes blog post, Carter Rawson explores the history behind one of our greatest national treasures, the United States Army Band.
We added more talking books and braille music for your enjoyment! This includes more Smithsonian Folkways recordings, a book on piano tuning, and braille music for piano, voice, violin, organ, and woodwinds.
Quincy Jones (1933-) and Richard Rodgers (1902-1979) are the two composer-arranger-musicians for the subject of today’s blog. Having a career as a musician is challenging, and sometimes careers branch into other areas than performing. While not visible on stage, these areas are absolutely necessary and essential in the field. Quincy Jones (also known as ‘Q’ […]