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New BARD Additions: December 2019

The December installment of New BARD Additions is a veritable holiday feast for patrons of the NLS Music Section, perfect for beginning your new year with new music! New talking books include the audio course Lessons for the New Organist from the American Guild of Organists, Kentucky mountain music from Smithsonian Folkways, and classical piano lessons from Bill Brown. Highlights in braille music include piano works by Fanny Hensel Mendelssohn, Philip Glass’s first violin concerto, several Mozart piano sonatas, and classic music instruction books from Carl Orff and Jon George.

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 Appreciation Talking Books

Greenberg, Robert. Symphonies of Beethoven. (DBM01612)

Smithsonian Folkways Recordings. The Phipps Family. Influenced by the legendary Carter Family, the Phipps Family of Kentucky was known for its personal yet deeply traditional style of mountain music featuring guitar and autoharp. (DBM03979)

Music Instruction Talking Books

American Guild of Organists. Lessons for the New Organist. A series of 30 lessons teaching basic skills and techniques to beginning organists. (DBM03977).

Brown, Bill. Barcarolle: Intermediate Level Solo. Learn this piano arrangement of Jacques Offenbach’s beautiful duet “Belle nuit, ô nuit d’amour” from his final opera, The Tales of Hoffmann. (DBM03947)

Beyond the Sunset: Early Intermediate Level Solo. Learn this hymn arranged for piano by ear. (DBM03948)

Elegy: Beginner Level Solo. Learn to play this classical-style piece by R. Anderson for piano by ear. (DBM03949)

Scherzo in B-Flat: Intermediate Level Solo. Learn to play this piece by Franz Schubert for piano by ear. (DBM03967)

Frederick, Robin. Song Starters: 365 Lyrics, Melody, & Chord Ideas to Kickstart Your Songwriting. (DBM03982)

Sires, Dean. Country Blues Gospel Guitar. Dean Sires presents a detailed study into playing country blues gospel guitar. For the beginner to intermediate guitarist. (DBM01480)

Braille Music

Accordion

Adams, Stephen. The Holy City. Song for piano accordion solo in bar by bar format. (BRM05353)

Deiro, Pietro. Concerto in E: For Accordion Solo. In bar over bar format. (BRM22183)

Militaire: Overture. For accordion in bar over bar format. (BRM22304)

Tranquillo: Symphonic Overture for Accordion Solo. For accordion in bar over bar format. (BRM22303)

Trieste Overture: Unabridged, for the Accordion (First or Solo). For accordion in bar over bar format. (BRM22302)

Gart, John. Scherzo: Accordion Solo. Bar over bar format. (BRM22189)

Choral

Handel, George Frideric. The Lord Gave the Word. No. 37 from Messiah. For SATB chorus and piano in bar by bar format. (BRM02674)

Swing Low, Sweet Chariot. Arranged by Granville Bantock for baritone solo and TTBB chorus. Open and vertical score format. (BRM05666)

Tallis, Thomas. All People That on Earth Do Dwell. For SATB choir and organ in vertical score format. (BRM05664)

Instrumental

Franck, César. Five Pieces for Harmonium. For harmonium in bar by bar format. (BRM01779)

Glass, Philip. Violin Concerto (1987). Glass’s first violin concerto with piano reduction in single line and bar over bar formats. (BRM36805)

Katz, Erich. Recorder Consort: Book II, for Trio of Recorders. Collection of pieces transcribed from English virginal music for recorder trio. Single line and bar over bar formats. (BRM20294).

Orff, Carl. Pentatonic. Volume 1 of Orff Shulwerk: Musik für Kinder. For various instrumental and percussion ensembles in open score format. (BRM22024)

Tartini, Giuseppe. Concerto à 5, G Major: For Flute, Strings and Continuo. For flute and piano accompaniment (orchestral accompaniment arr. for piano). Two volumes in section by section and bar over bar formats. (BRM22308)

Organ

Hollins, Alfred. A Trumpet Minuet. For organ in bar by bar format. (BRM02402)

Howells, Herbert. Master Tallis’s Testament. For organ in bar-by-bar format. No. 3 from Six Pieces for Organ. (BRM02722)

Saraband. For organ in bar by bar format. No. 5 from Six Pieces for Organ. (BRM02889)

Saint-Saëns, Camille. Prelude and Fugue no. 2 in G, op. 109. For organ in bar by bar format. (BRM01967)

Smart, Henry Thomas. Evening Prayer. For organ in paragraph format. (BRM22261)

Piano Instruction

Bastien, Jane Smisor. Piano Literature: Volume Six, for the Advanced Grades. Piano repertoire from baroque to contemporary in bar over bar format. (BRM36803)

George, Jon. Kaleidoscope Solos, Book Two. Bar over bar format. (BRM26486)

Kaleidoscope Solos, Book Three. Bar over bar format. (BRM26515)

Kaleidoscope Solos, Book Four. Bar over bar format. (BRM26525)

Kaleidoscope Solos, Book Five. Bar over bar format. (BRM26504)

Two at One Piano: Elementary Duets. For one piano, four hands, in bar over bar format. (BRM22190)

Stewart, Elsie M. Mrs. Stewart’s Piano Lessons: Beginners, Grades I and II. Line by line format. (BRM22305)

Mrs. Stewart’s Piano Lessons: Part Two, Grades III and IV. Two volumes in bar over bar format. (BRM22306)

Piano

Addinsell, Richard. Theme from Warsaw Concerto. For piano in bar by bar format. (BRM01985)

Bach, J.S.

English Suite no. 1 in A. For piano in bar by bar format. (BRM05325)

Fugue in C Minor, no. 1 of Musikalisches Opfer. Bar by bar format. (BRM05679)

Beethoven, Ludwig van. Sonata, op. 49, no. 2. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRM08799)

Bertini, Henri. 25 Studies for Piano, op. 29. Bar-by-bar format. (BRM02804)

Bjorn, Frank. The Alley Cat Song. Lyrics by Jack Harlin. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRM22406)

Costa, Don. I Can’t Believe I’m Losing You. Lyrics by Phil Zeller. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRM22405)

Debussy, Claude. Des Pas Sur la Neige: No. 6 of Twelve Preludes, Book 1. For piano in bar by bar format. (BRM02257)

Field, John. Nocturne in E Minor, no. 9. For piano in bar-by-bar format. (BRM02536)

Finlayson, Walter Alan. Little White Burro. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRM22402)

Gershwin, George. An American in Paris: An Orchestral Tone Poem in Miniature. For piano in bar by bar format. (BRM05571)

Grieg, Edvard. Miniatures for the Piano, op. 61. Arranged for piano solo. Bar by bar format. (BRM06435)

Haydn, Joseph. Sonata no. 9 in G. Piano sonata, H. XVI, 27, in G major. Revised, phrased, and fingered by Franklin Taylor. For piano in bar by bar format. (BRM05543)

Hensel, Fanny Mendelssohn. Selected Piano Works. Includes preface, notes, and comments. Bar over bar format. (BRM36808)

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Konzert. Piano Concerto in B-Flat Major, K. 450. In bar over bar format. (BRM28197)

Concerto no. 17 in G Major, K. 453. Arranged for two pianos in bar over bar format. (BRM25297)

Konzert in E-flat (Jeunehomme-Konzert): für Klavier und Orchester, K. 271. Two volumes in bar over bar format: piano 1 (concerto solo part) and piano 2 (orchestral reduction). (BRM29404)

Sonata 3 in B-flat major, K. 281/189f. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRM24742)

Sonate KV 19d, Secondo (C Major). Secondo part for Mozart’s sonata for piano four hands in C major (K. 19d) in bar over bar format. (BRM35008)

Sonata II: For the Piano, K. 280 in F Major . Bar over bar format. (BRM30499)

Sonata no. 7. Piano sonata K. 284b (309) in C major. Bar over bar format. (BRM24747)

Sonata no. 1 K. 279 for Piano Solo, Original Version, Unedited (Urtext). For solo piano in bar over bar format. (BRM12659)

Sonata IV: For the Piano, K. 533/494 in F Major. Bar over bar format. (BRM07712)

Poulenc, Francis. Thème Varié. For piano in bar over bar format. (BRM36806)

Rubinstein, Anton. Melody in F for the Pianoforte, op. 3, no. 1. For piano in bar by bar format. (BRM05327)

Schubert, Franz.

Moments Musicales, no. 2, op. 94. For solo piano in bar over bar format. (BRM26848)

Moments Musicales, no. 3, op. 94. For solo piano in bar over bar format. (BRM26849)

Moments Musicales, no. 4, op. 94. For solo piano in bar over bar format. (BRM26850)

Moments Musicales, no. 5, op. 94. For solo piano in bar over bar format. (BRM26851)

Schumann, Robert. Morning Songs, op. 33. For piano in bar by bar format. (BRM02007)

Starer, Robert. Sketches in Color: Sets One and Two for Piano Solo. Includes an editorial preface, biographical sketch of the composer, and performance notes. Bar over bar format. (BRM36804)

Textbooks

Hardy, Gordon. Music Literature: Volume 2, Polyphony. Six volumes of musical analysis with notated musical examples in bar over bar format. (BRM22073)

Vocal

Bricusse, Leslie. Talk to the Animals. For voice and piano in bar over bar format. (BRM22403)

Finzi, Gerald. It Was a Lover and His Lass: No. 5 of Let Us Garlands Bring, Five Shakespeare Songs. For voice and piano in E. Open score and bar over bar format. (BRM02335)

O Mistress Mine: No. 4 of Let Us Garlands Bring, Five Shakespeare Songs. For voice and piano in E-flat in open score and bar over bar format. (BRM02336)

Handman, Lou. On a Steamer Coming Over. For tenor and piano in bar by bar format. (BRM05749)

Morgan, Reginald. Lift Up Your Hearts. For voice in C and piano in bar by bar format. (BRM01863)

Parks, E. Carson. Something Stupid. For voice and piano in bar over bar format. (BRM22404)

Somervell, Arthur, Sir. Song Cycle. Somervell’s song cycle A Shropshire Lad, with text from A.E. Housman’s poetry collection of the same title. For low voice and piano in bar by bar format. (BRM01621)

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