December 30, 2021
In this week's NLS Music Notes blog post, we bring you the latest offerings that have been added to BARD (Braille and Audio Reading Download). Please enjoy this musical feast, and Happy Holidays from the NLS Music Section!
Art Songs, Audio, Bach, Braille, Braille and Audio Reading Download BARD, Braille Music, Braille Music Digitization, Braille Technology, Broadway, Choral, Classical Music, Country Music, Electric guitar, Flute, Free Braille Music Scores, Guitar, Hammond organ, Horn, Instrumental Music, Interviews, Jazz, Johnny Cash, Juvenile Music, Latin American Music, Latin Jazz, Lieder, Louis Braille, Marrakesh Treaty, Music Composition, Music Education, Music History and Appreciation, Music Instruction, Musical instruments, New Acquisitions, NLS Music Section, NLS Online Catalog, Opera, Orchestra, Organ, Performing music, Piano, Piano Instruction, Piano Music, Popular Music, Ravel, saxophone, Smithsonian Folkways, Song settings, Soul Music, Talking Books, Uncategorized, Violin music, Virtuosic Piano Music, Vocal music
October 14, 2021
With talking books from the NLS Music Section, you can celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at any time of year! Check out the new music appreciation books and music lessons we have to offer!
Accordion, American Composers, Bass Guitar Instruction, Blind Musicians, Bossa nova, Braille and Audio Reading Download BARD, Brazil, Folk Music, Guitar instruction, Hispanic American History, Interviews, Jazz, Latin American Music, Latin Jazz, Latinx Music, Mexican composers, Mexico, Music History and Appreciation, Music in Spanish, Music Instruction, Piano Instruction, Rock n' Roll, World Music
November 7, 2019
Learn the story behind one of the most beloved Latin jazz standards, "The Girl from Ipanema," and how to borrow the song in different formats from the NLS Music Library.
Bossa nova, Brazil, Guitar, Hispanic American History, Jazz, Latin American Music, Latin Jazz, saxophone
October 24, 2019
NLS welcomes jazz pianist and Music Section patron José André Montaño to the stage of the Library of Congress on November 7, 2019.
Hispanic American History, Instrumental Music, Jazz, Latin American Music, Latin Jazz, Latinx Music, NLS Concerts, NLS Music Section, Performing music, Piano
October 10, 2019
Today's American Composers and Musicians blog features two musicians: Eric 'Ricky' McKinnie, a blind gospel singer, songwriter and radio show host; and José André Montaño, an up-and-coming 14-year-old jazz musician, keyboardist and composer.
Blind Musicians, Gospel music, Hispanic American History, Jazz, Latin American Music, Latin Jazz, Latinx Music, NLS Music Section, Piano