This blog post takes a look at “Stairway to Heaven” by Led Zeppelin on the eve of its 50th birthday. Materials from the NLS Music Collection on rock music and guitars are featured.
The National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (NLS), Library of Congress, will kick off its 90th anniversary celebration with a free virtual concert by jazz pianist Matthew Whitaker on Wednesday, March 3, at 8:00 p.m. (EST)—and you’re invited!
For this week’s feature on American Composers and Musicians, we will look at the remarkable life and work of jazz pianist Matthew Whitaker. He will perform a free virtual concert, which will begin streaming on the Library’s YouTube page on Wednesday, March 3, at 8:00 p.m.
Today’s blog post rounds up all the new digital acquisitions and digitized items added to BARD in January 2021 by he NLS Music Section.
Highlights of interesting details the NLS Music Section staff have learned while working in the NLS Music Section.
For this week’s blog NLS Music Notes blog post, learn more about Nicolò Paganini and the music inspired by his legendary Caprice No. 24.
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!
Check out the latest BARD titles available for download from the NLS Music Section, Holiday edition, 2020.
Today’s blog post continues our series of American composers and blind musicians with Hungarian pianist Imré Ungár.
In this week’s NLS Music Notes blog, learn about the incredible artistry of Jimi Hendrix–who challenged most preconceived notions of popular music in the 20th century to create a new space for music appreciation.