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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."

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Remembering Ned Rorem

Posted by: Brian McCurdy

Ned Rorem, who passed away last month at the age of 99, left behind a wealth of music and literature. For this week's NLS Music Notes blog post, learn more about Rorem's life and creative works.

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Let’s Go to the Movies!: James Bond

Posted by: Katie Rodda

This week's blog post examines the music from the James Bond films through the years and provides resources available from the NLS Music Section.