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Song Stories: April in Paris

This week, as part of our series, “Song Stories,” learn more about the origins of the melody and lyric that lifted the spirits of the world during the Great Depression: “April in Paris.”

New BARD Additions: February 2020

Now that we have reached the end of February, it’s time to let you know about new materials available from the NLS Music Section.

It’s All -Gci1g (Grieg) to Me: American Braille, Part I

“I can’t read this braille at all,” a coworker says to me one morning; “What does it say?” Moving my hand over the dots, I am reminded of an incident from childhood. My piano teacher had just handed me Rondo Capriccioso, Op. 14. I had never heard of this piece (by Mendelssohn), so I checked the […]