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New BARD Additions: November 2021

Posted by: Lindsay Conway

Happy Thanksgiving, music lovers! Here in the NLS Music Section, we're thankful that we were able to add so many talking books and braille music scores to BARD during the past month. Check out what's new and available to download!

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Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month: Exploring and Celebrating Our Diversity

Posted by: Lindsay Conway

With talking books from the NLS Music Section, you can celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at any time of year! Check out the new music appreciation books and music lessons we have to offer!

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Back to School with Braille Music, Band Books, and Bastien!

Posted by: Lindsay Conway

Head back to school with new braille music and new educational materials from the NLS Music Section! We have many new books for learning to read braille music, a variety of band instruments, and the piano.

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A Moveable Musical Feast: New Music Appreciation Talking Books!

Posted by: Lindsay Conway

Have you ever wondered what music sounds like in Zimbabwe, Colombia, or Hawaii? Well, prepare your ears for a global journey of sonic discovery! This week the NLS Music Section is taking you around the world in sound. In today's blog post, we want to share some of the incredible musical voyages that await you in our collection of Music Appreciation talking books.

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New BARD Additions: May 2021

Posted by: Lindsay Conway

Greetings, music lovers! The NLS Music Section has worked hard to add a variety of talking books and braille music to BARD this month. Check out what we've added for your enjoyment and edification!

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Best of the Music Section: 2020 Edition

Posted by: Lindsay Conway

Start your New Year with new music! Despite the challenges of the past year, the NLS Music Section acquired many new and exciting books and scores for our patrons to use and enjoy. See what's on our "Best of 2020" list in braille, audio, and large print!

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Beyond Aranjuez: Solo Guitar Works by Joaquín Rodrigo

Posted by: Lindsay Conway

Blind Spanish composer Joaquin Rodrigo is best known today for his Concierto de Aranjuez for guitar and orchestra, but he wrote many other works for guitar. Learn about four of these pieces that the NLS Music Section has digitized in honor of the maestro's birthday!

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New BARD Additions: September 2020

Posted by: Lindsay Conway

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)!

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New BARD Additions: May 2020

Posted by: Lindsay Conway

This month we have a veritable bonanza of new talking books and braille music that we've added to BARD for your enjoyment! This includes two new podcasts from Smithsonian Folkways, a Nat King Cole songbook, Leonard Bernstein's Chichester Psalms, and braille music for flute and piano.