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New BARD Additions: August 2020

It is the end of August, and here are the new audio materials and braille scores now available on BARD.  Enjoy a wide selection from Broadway and jazz to classical favorites for piano by Rachmaninoff and Rubinstein.

Music Appreciation

Behind the Scenes with the Oscar Hammerstein Correspondence. Senior music specialist Mark Horowitz discusses his one-year project examining, selecting, transcribing and editing the correspondence in the Library’s Oscar Hammerstein II Collection. (DBM04228)

A Power Stronger Than Itself: the AACM and American Experimental Music. Composer, trombonist, educator and historian George Lewis speaks about his sweeping account of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians, and the impact of this organization on his own work over the years. (DBM04227)

Reminiscing in Tempo: Some Highlights From Nine Decades with Jazz. Dan Morgenstern, editor of Downbeat magazine, has made major contributions to jazz criticism and scholarship that have set the tone for contemporary jazz studies. Morgenstern talks about some of the major figures in the music and about his life in jazz. (DBM04226)

An Introduction to the Music of Clara Schumann. David Plylar discusses the music of Clara Schumann and the ways in which it intersects at times with the music of her husband, Robert. (DBM04225)

Music Instruction

Piano

We Three Kings, piano duet. Performed and taught by Bill Brown. Intermediate duet arrangement (DBM04207)

To a Wild Rose by Edward MacDowell. Piano instruction performed and taught by Bill Brown. (DBM04206)

Sonatina in G by Beethoven. Piano instruction performed and taught by Bill Brown. (DBM04205)

Siciliano by Bach, BWV 1031. Piano instruction performed and taught by Bill Brown. (DBM04204)

Polonaise in G-minor by Bach, BWV Anh 119. Piano instruction performed and taught by Bill Brown. (DBM04203)

One More Night with You. Piano instruction performed and taught by Bill Brown. (DBM04202)

Musette in G by Bach, BWV 808, late beginner/early intermediate. Piano instruction performed and taught by Bill Brown. (DBM04201)

Minuet in G, no. 7 by Bach, BWV Anh 116, late beginner/early intermediate. Piano instruction performed and taught by Bill Brown. (DBM04200)

Minuet in G minor by Bach BWV 822, late beginner. Piano instruction performed and taught by Bill Brown. (DBM04199)

Minuet in D minor by Bach, Anh 132. Piano instruction performed and taught by Bill Brown. (DBM04198)

Minuet in C minor by Bach, BWV Anh 121, late beginner. Piano instruction performed and taught by Bill Brown. (DBM04197)

March in G by Bach, BWV anh 124, early intermediate. Piano instruction performed and taught by Bill Brown. (DBM04196)

March in E-flat by Bach, BWV anh 127, early intermediate. Piano instruction performed and taught by Bill Brown. (DBM04195)

Largo from “Xerxes” by Handel, late beginner. Piano instruction performed and taught by Bill Brown. (DBM04194)

Gavotte in G-minor by Bach, BWV 822, early intermediate. Piano instruction performed and taught by Bill Brown. (DBM04193)

BourreĢe in E-minor by Bach, BWV 996, early intermediate. Piano instruction performed and taught by Bill Brown. (DBM04191)

Clair de Lune by Debussy. Piano instruction performed and taught by Bill Brown. (DBM04192)

Adagio by Albinoni. Piano instruction performed and taught by Bill Brown. (DBM04190)

Guitar Instruction

Too Late in the style of Maria Daines and Paul Killington. Guitar instruction performed and taught by Bill Brown. (DBM04188)

What a Friend We Have in Jesus—Walking the Basses. Guitar fingerstyle instruction performed and taught by Bill Brown. (DBM04189)

That’s What the Blues is All About. Guitar instruction in the style of Maria Daines and Paul Killington performed and taught by Bill Brown. (DBM04187)

Never Is a Long Time. Guitar instruction in the style of Glass Harp performed and taught by Bill Brown. (DBM04186)

Loneliest Road That I Know. Guitar instruction in the style of Guy Davis performed and taught by Bill Brown. (DBM04184)

Lookin’ Out My Back Door. Guitar instruction in the style of Creedence Clearwater Revival on rhythm, lead, and slide guitar performed and taught by Bill Brown. (DBM04185)

Braille Music Scores

Piano

Rachmaninoff, Sergei; Paganini, Nicolò. Rapsodie, op. 43 sur un thème de Paganini for piano and orchestra, arranged for two pianos, 2 volumes, bar over bar. (BRM23101)

Ravel, Maurice. Miroirs (Mirrors) for the piano, bar over bar (BRM22676)

Menuet Antique pour Piano, bar over bar (BRM06271)

Rubinstein, Anton. Romance in F, op. 26, no. 1, bar over bar. (BRM00413)

Scarlatti, Domenico. Pastorale K. 9, bar over bar. (BRM00417)

Tjeknavorian, Loris Z. Drei Armenische Tänze, op. 2 für Klavier, bar over bar. (BRM22904)

Choral

Peeters, Flor. Four Old Flemish Christmas Carols for mixed voices and instruments, op. 115, nos. 1, 2, 3 and 4. Verses contain English translations.  (BRM22880)

Persichetti, Vincent. Sam Was a Man: Two-part chorus with piano accompaniment. Line by line and bar over bar. BRM22881. 3 volumes

Vocal

Fauré, Gabriel. Les Berceaux, op. 23, no. 1.  High voice. (BRM22895)

Clair de lune, op. 46, no. 2.  High voice. (BRM22873)

Handel, George Frideric. “Art thou troubled?” (“Dove sei, amato bene?”) from Rodelinda. BRM29268

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, “Come scoglio immoto resta” from Cosí fan tutte. Line by line and bar over bar formats. (BRM22859)

Villa-Lobos, Heitor. Bachianas Brasileiras, no. 5, Dansa Martelo (BRM22909)

Instrumental

Accordion

Frosini, Pietro. Rhapsodie no. 3 for accordion solo, bar over bar. (BRM22857)

Cello

Brahms, Johannes, Sonata in F, op. 99 for violoncello. (BRM22879)

Granados, Enrique. Intermezzo from the Opera Goyescas, line by line and bar over bar. (BRM22860)

Flute

Muczynski, Robert. Three Preludes for Unaccompanied Flute, op. 18, section by section. (BRM22923)

Percussion

Pearson, Bruce. Percussion Book 1, Tradition of Excellence. (BRM36863)

Recorder

Nordholm, Harriet. Fingering Charts: Tonette and Recorder from Learning Music, Musicianship for the Elementary Classroom Teacher (BRM22866)

Saxophone

Hayes, Isaac. Theme from Shaft from the MGM motion picture Shaft (BRM23096)

Violin

Vieuxtemps, Henri. Souvenir d’Amérique: Yankee Doodle, variations burlesques for violin and piano. (BRM32869)

Music Appreciation and History

Morgan, Robert P., Cossitt, Mary H. Twentieth-century music:  a History of Musical Style in Modern Europe and America, (BRM 28148) 7 volumes.

Music Theory

Diemente, Edward. Musical Anthology, part I, for use in theory-analysis. Line by line and bar over bar. (BRM22834)

To borrow any materials listed in this post, you may access BARD and download them or contact the Music Section by telephone at 1-800-424-8567, option 2, or e-mail [email protected]

New BARD Additions: May 2020

This month we have a veritable bonanza of new talking books and braille music that we’ve added to BARD for your enjoyment! This includes two new podcasts from Smithsonian Folkways, a Nat King Cole songbook, Leonard Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms, and braille music for flute and piano.