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New BARD Additions–March & April 2019

As we come to the end of the month of April, it’s now time to review the new digital materials that the NLS Music Section has added to BARD. Since we didn’t report in at the end of March, this list covers all additions from March and April:

Audio

The Virginia Mountain Boys, Volume 2 (DBM03920) “Glen Neaves leads with lonesome, bittersweet singing and fiddle playing inspired by G. B. Grayson, a traditional mountain fiddler from North Carolina.”– Publisher’s note.

Braille

Organ
Pointer System, Inc. Pointer System for The Organ: Book 1 (BRM20530), bar over bar format, partially proofread.

Purvis, Richard. Fantasia ton-y-botel (BRM20703), bar over bar format, partially proofread.

Read, Gardner. Eight Preludes on Old Southern Hymns, op. 90 (BRM36689), bar over bar and single line formats, transcribed by Lawrence Smith.

Selby, William. Voluntary in A Major: Prelude and Fugue (BRM20590), bar over bar format, partially proofread.

Willan, Healey. Chorale Prelude no. 3: On A Melody by Orlando Gibbons (BRM20689), bar over bar format, partially proofread.

Chorale prelude no. 4: on a melody by Melchior Vulpius (BRM20688), bar over bar format, partially proofread.

Piano
Aaron, Michael. Michael Aaron Piano Course: Grade Four (BRM20438), bar over bar format, partially proofread.

Michael Aaron Piano Course: Grade Five (BRM20544), bar over bar format, partially proofread.

Bach, Johann Sebastian. English Suite III, G minor (BRM20290), bar over bar format, partially proofread.

Brahms, Johannes. Three Sonatas – op. 1, 2, 5: Volume III, op. 5 in bar over bar format (BRM20447), bar over bar format, partially proofread.

Burrows, Raymond Murdock. The Young Explorer at The Piano (BRM20545), bar over bar format, partially proofread.

Clark, Frances; Goss, Louise; Kraehenbuehl, David. Look and Listen: Part A (BRM20439), bar over bar format.

Look and Listen: Part B (BRM20526), bar over bar format, partially proofread.

Look and Listen: Part C (BRM20527), bar over bar format, partially proofread.

Time to Begin: The Look and Listen Books (BRM20349, 2 volumes), bar over bar format, partially proofread.

George, Jon. A Day in The Jungle: Piano Pieces (BRM20543), bar over bar format, partially proofread.

Glass, Philip. The Piano Collection (BRM36688), bar over bar format, transcribed by Wyoming Brand Industries.

Heacox, Arthur Edward. Keyboard Training in Harmony: Book A (BRM20432), bar over bar and line by line formats, partially proofread.

Hutcheson, Ernest. The Literature of The Piano: A Guide for Amateur and Student (BRM20431), bar over bar and line by line formats.

Violin
Various composers. 101 Classical Themes: Violin (BRM36690), transcribed by Jennifer Rice.

Vocal
Buxtehude, Dietrich. My Jesus Is My Lasting Joy: solo cantata for high voice (BRM20464), vocal part only, partially proofread.

Carpenter, John Alden. The Sleep That Flits On Baby’s Eye (BRM20532), for voice with piano accompaniment.

Crowe, Edgar; Lawton, Annie M; Whittaker, W. G. The Folk Song Sight Singing Series: Book I (BRM20405), partially proofread.

Dvořák, Antonín. The Lark (BRM20528, 2 volumes), for medium voice with piano accompaniment, partially proofread.

Gounod, Charles. “The King of Thule” and “The Jewel Song”: Scene and Aria from Faust (BRM20436, 2 volumes), for soprano and piano (orchestral arrangement).

Handel, George Frideric. “Come Unto Him”: Air From The Oratorio The Messiah (BRM20482), soprano part only, partially proofread.

Leoncavallo, Ruggiero. “Stridono lassù: ballatella” from Pagliacci (BRM20776, 2 volumes), for soprano with piano accompaniment, partially proofread.

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus. “Un moto di gioja/Schon klopfet mein liebender Busen” from The Marriage of Figaro (BRM20434), for soprano with piano accompaniment, partially proofread.

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. Popular Music Lead Sheets (PMLS) No. 127 (BRM36687)

Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista. “Se tu m’ami”: arietta (BRM20498), for high voice with piano accompaniment, partially proofread.

Puccini, Giacomo. “In quelle trine morbide” from Manon Lescaut (BRM20422) soprano vocal score in English and Italian, partially proofread.

Purcell, Henry. “Nymphs and Shepherds” from The Libertine (BRM20467), for high voice and piano, partially proofread.

Various composers. Russian Songs (BRM20407, 3 volumes), vocal score in English and Russian, partially proofread.

Wind Instruments
Lautzenheiser, Tim. Essential Elements 2000 Comprehensive Band Method: Trombone Book 1 (BRM36691, 2 volumes). Transcribed by the Braille Access Center.

If you are interested in any of these, you may download them from BARD, or you may borrow braille copies.  Just send us an email ([email protected]), or call 1-800-424-8567, then press option 2 for the Music Section.

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