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Spain in Song: Rodrigo’s Cuatro Madrigales Amatorios

Joaquin Rodrigo, one of the greatest Spanish composers of the 20th century, happened to be blind. Learn about how the essence of his artistry is to be found in his vocal music and how he became a poet, philosopher, and historian of Spain through his music.

New BARD Additions: September 2020

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)!

Song Stories: Two Tales of September

For this week’s NLS Music Notes blog, our series “Song Stories” looks at two different takes on the month of September.

New BARD Additions: June 2020

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.

New BARD Additions: March 2020

Enjoy learning music from the comfort of home with the new talking books and braille music scores now available on BARD (Braille and Audio Reading Download) from the NLS Music Section.

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!

New BARD Additions–September 2019

This blog post takes a look at what audio and braille materials have been added by the NLS Music Section to BARD (Braille Audio Reading Download) in September.