This blog posts celebrates the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival and provides a list of materials available from the NLS Music Section and greater NLS Collection relating to the music and artists featured in the festival.
Have you ever wondered what music sounds like in Zimbabwe, Colombia, or Hawaii? Well, prepare your ears for a global journey of sonic discovery! This week the NLS Music Section is taking you around the world in sound. In today’s blog post, we want to share some of the incredible musical voyages that await you in our collection of Music Appreciation talking books.
For this week’s NLS Music Notes Blog, Carter Rawson takes us through the incredible musical catalog of Frank Zappa.
Today’s blog post rounds up all the new digital acquisitions and digitized items added to BARD in June 2021 by the NLS Music Section.
For this installment of “Song Stories”, we are going to explore how James Agee’s prose and Samuel Barber’s music came together for “Knoxville: Summer of 1915.”
Greetings, music lovers! The NLS Music Section has worked hard to add a variety of talking books and braille music to BARD this month. Check out what we’ve added for your enjoyment and edification!
Now that baseball season is well underway, the NLS Music Section invites you to learn more about “Some South-Paw Pitching” by Charles Ives.
Today we celebrate the birthday of British composer Sir Arthur Sullivan. Read about him and some of the materials by and about him in the NLS Collection.
For this week’s NLS Music Notes blog, learn more about one of the hidden gems in our collection: Paul Hindemith’s “Six Chansons.”
This is our last installment of the “American Composers and Blind Musicians from A to Z” series. In this post we take a look at Blind American musicians who we missed on the first round.