On December 5, 1933, the era of Prohibition officially ended in the United States. Learn more about the music that framed the national narrative surrounding the passage of the 18th and 21st Amendments.
Check out the latest uploads of audio and braille music to the NLS Music page on BARD.
NLS is recording a book on how to write songs. It will be available to NLS patrons in the near future. Happy composing!
NLS welcomes jazz pianist and Music Section patron José André Montaño to the stage of the Library of Congress on November 7, 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.
This guest post by music librarian Brian McCurdy continues our American Composers from A to Z series. This time we are looking at the life and work of composer Edward MacDowell.
Noting the anniversary of the launch of the Voyager 1 spacecraft and music selected from the planet Earth.
Continued from last week Part 2 DK: What motivates your incarcerated students to enroll in the braille music certification program, especially after toiling for months or years to achieve literary braille certification? KG: The opportunity to work in a prison braille program is a high honor which the prisons award to inmates who demonstrate ability, […]
Highlighting two young pianist composers and performers, Justin Kauflin and Kevin Kern.
Queen songs from the movie soundtrack “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “20 Greatest Hits” by Aretha Franklin, and the “Piano Collection” by Philip Glass are now available in braille. NLS patrons can now download or borrow embossed braille scores of these popular works.