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Rock On! “Stairway to Heaven” Turns 50

Posted by: Katie Rodda

This blog post takes a look at "Stairway to Heaven" by Led Zeppelin on the eve of its 50th birthday. Materials from the NLS Music Collection on rock music and guitars are featured.

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New BARD Additions: January 2021

Posted by: Katie Rodda

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.

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The French Connection: French Composers for Organ

Posted by: Katie Rodda

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.

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New BARD Additions–September 2019

Posted by: Katie Rodda

This blog post takes a look at what audio and braille materials have been added by the NLS Music Section to BARD (Braille Audio Reading Download) in September.

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Happy Fourth!

Posted by: Katie Rodda

On this Independence Day, I thought it would be nice to review some of the patriotic tunes we have in the NLS Music collection. In previous posts I’ve discussed the music of George M. Cohan and John Philip Sousa. We also have some posts about the Ohio State School for the Blind’s marching band by …

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New BARD Additions–March & April 2019

Posted by: Katie Rodda

Read about the braille music scores and books that we’ve added to BARD (Braille and Audio Reading Download) during the past two months!

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Hoffman’s Tales

Posted by: Katie Rodda

This blog post highlights some of the pieces in the NLS Music collection inspired by the works of E.T.A. Hoffmann, who was born on this day in 1776.

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New BARD Additions – December 2018

Posted by: Katie Rodda

This blog gives an overview of the digitized material added to BARD (Braille and Audio Reading Download) in December 2018.