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New BARD Additions: January 2021

Today’s blog post rounds up all the new digital acquisitions and digitized items added to BARD in January 2021 by he NLS Music Section.

Best of the Music Section: 2020 Edition

Start your New Year with new music! Despite the challenges of the past year, the NLS Music Section acquired many new and exciting books and scores for our patrons to use and enjoy. See what’s on our “Best of 2020” list in braille, audio, and large print!

American Composers and Blind Musicians from A to Z: U-V (Part 2 – Ungár, Imré)

Today’s blog post continues our series of American composers and blind musicians with Hungarian pianist Imré Ungár.

Flashing Back on Jimi Hendrix

In this week’s NLS Music Notes blog, learn about the incredible artistry of Jimi Hendrix–who challenged most preconceived notions of popular music in the 20th century to create a new space for music appreciation.

French Composers for Organ: Part Deux

This blog post is a continuation of a series on French composers for organ and their compositions in the NLS Music Collection. This post reviews the life and works of Charles-Marie Widor, Marcel Dupré, and Maurice Duruflé

New BARD Additions: October 2020

The NLS Music Section is proud to announce our newest additions to BARD (Braille and Audio Reading Download) for the month of October!

American Composers and Musicians from A to Z: T (Part 2 — TATUM, Art)

In this week’s NLS Music Notes blog post, learn more about the exceptionally gifted blind pianist, Art Tatum.

The French Connection: French Composers for Organ

This blog post looks at the life of two renowned French composers for organ (Louis Vierne and Olivier Messiaen), and their compositions in the NLS Music Collection.