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New BARD Additions: August 2022

Today’s blog post rounds up all the new digital acquisitions and digitized items added to BARD in August 2022 by the NLS Music Section.

Hidden Gems of the NLS Collection: The Music of Khruangbin

For this week’s NLS Music Notes blog post, we uncover another “hidden gem” in our collection. Join us for a deep dive into the music of the Texas-based Thai funk band Khruangbin.

New BARD Additions: July 2022

Today’s blog post rounds up all the new digital acquisitions and digitized items added to BARD in July 2022 by the NLS Music Section.

Song Stories: Woody Guthrie’s “Dust Bowl Ballads”

Born on July 14, 1912, Woody Guthrie earned the nickname “The Dust Bowl Troubadour” with the 1940 release of “Dust Bowl Ballads.” In this week’s NLS Music Notes blog post, learn more about the most successful album of Guthrie’s career and how it influenced a new generation of artists.

New BARD Additions: June 2022

Today’s blog post rounds up all the new digital acquisitions and digitized items added to BARD in June 2022 by the NLS Music Section.

Schumann’s Character Pieces

For this week’s NLS Music Notes Blog post, our Braille Music Specialist Timothy Jones discusses Robert Schumann and one of his sets of Character Pieces for piano, “Scenes from Childhood.”

Hidden Gems of the NLS Collection: The Life and Music of Muddy Waters

For this week’s NLS Music Notes blog post, our “Hidden Gems” series takes us to the Mississippi Delta as we learn about the life and music of Muddy Waters.

New BARD Additions: May 2022

Today’s blog post rounds up all the new digital acquisitions and digitized items added to BARD in May 2022 by the NLS Music Section.

Song Stories: Just the Facts!

For this week’s NLS Music Notes blog post, learn more about the legal drama surrounding one of the most recognizable musical themes in television history, “Dragnet.”

New BARD Additions: April 2022

Today’s blog post rounds up all the new digital acquisitions and digitized items added to BARD in April 2022 by the NLS Music Section.