This month, the NLS Music Section has added many new materials to BARD (Braille and Audio Reading Download), including songs by Adele, Johnny Cash, and Broadway’s Robert Lopez! There are also new piano lessons from Bill Brown and new transcriptions of the Tradition of Excellence concert band method. Read on to learn more about our latest digital offerings!
Johnny Cash and Justin Bieber braille scores now available on BARD, as well as digital talking books on Russian string quartets and on Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue.” Check out what’s new on BARD in July.
This blog posts celebrates the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival and provides a list of materials available from the NLS Music Section and greater NLS Collection relating to the music and artists featured in the festival.
For this week’s NLS Music Notes Blog, Carter Rawson takes us through the incredible musical catalog of Frank Zappa.
Today’s blog post rounds up all the new digital acquisitions and digitized items added to BARD in June 2021 by the NLS Music Section.
For this installment of “Song Stories”, we are going to explore how James Agee’s prose and Samuel Barber’s music came together for “Knoxville: Summer of 1915.”
Read how the NLS Music Section adds braille music scores from other collections via the Marrakesh Treaty.
Now that baseball season is well underway, the NLS Music Section invites you to learn more about “Some South-Paw Pitching” by Charles Ives.
Today we celebrate the birthday of British composer Sir Arthur Sullivan. Read about him and some of the materials by and about him in the NLS Collection.
For this week’s NLS Music Notes blog, learn more about one of the hidden gems in our collection: Paul Hindemith’s “Six Chansons.”