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New BARD Additions: January 2024

Posted by: Katie Rodda

Today's blog post rounds up all the new digital acquisitions and digitized items added to BARD in January 2024 by the NLS Music Section.

This photo depicts a person accessing BARD mobile on a digital device. The screen of the device is visibile with the BARD mobile app open.

New BARD Additions: October 2023

Posted by: Katie Rodda

Today's blog post rounds up all the new digital acquisitions and digitized items added to BARD in October 2023 by the NLS Music Section.

This photo depicts a person accessing BARD mobile on a digital device. The screen of the device is visibile with the BARD mobile app open.

New BARD Additions: February 2023

Posted by: Katie Rodda

Today's blog post rounds up all the new digital acquisitions and digitized items added to BARD in February 2023 by the NLS Music Section.

This photo depicts a person accessing BARD mobile on a digital device. The screen of the device is visibile with the BARD mobile app open.

New BARD Additions: January 2023

Posted by: Katie Rodda

Today’s blog post rounds up all the new digital acquisitions and digitized items added to BARD in January 2023 by the NLS Music Section.

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19th-Century Tactile Music Notation in Spain

Posted by: Lindsay Conway

Did you know that systems of tactile music notation were created in the 19th century to enable people who were blind to read and write music? Today, we will learn about two systems that were developed and used in Spain before braille music code gained widespread adoption in the 20th century.

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New BARD Additions: August 2022

Posted by: Katie Rodda

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.

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Alternatives to Braille: 19th-Century Experiments in Tactile Music Notation in the United States

Posted by: Lindsay Conway

Did you know that systems of tactile music notation were created in the United States in the 19th century, long before braille music became the standard? Today, we will learn about two of these systems, both of which were developed at the New York Institute for the Blind.