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New BARD Additions: December 2023

Posted by: Brian McCurdy

For our latest NLS Music Notes blog post, we are very excited to announce our most recent additions to BARD! Read on to find out what braille scores and audio books are now available for download.

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New BARD Additions: October 2023

Posted by: Katie Rodda

Today's blog post rounds up all the new digital acquisitions and digitized items added to BARD in October 2023 by the NLS Music Section.

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New BARD Additions: February 2023

Posted by: Katie Rodda

Today's blog post rounds up all the new digital acquisitions and digitized items added to BARD in February 2023 by the NLS Music Section.

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Song Stories: Stevie Wonder’s “Happy Birthday”

Posted by: Brian McCurdy

For this week's NLS Music Notes blog post, we learn the story behind Stevie Wonder's song, "Happy Birthday."

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Let’s Go to the Movies!: Max Steiner

Posted by: Katie Rodda

This week's blog post takes a look at the life of film music composer Max Steiner, as well as the materials in the NLS collection related to him and his music.

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New BARD Additions: January 2023

Posted by: Katie Rodda

Today’s blog post rounds up all the new digital acquisitions and digitized items added to BARD in January 2023 by the NLS Music Section.

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Hidden Gems of the NLS Collection: Béla Bartók’s “Allegro Barbaro”

Posted by: Brian McCurdy

This week, learn more about how ancient dialects influenced the composition of one of Bela Bartok's most famous works, "Allegro Barbaro."