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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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From Anderson to Zaninelli: Audio Lessons for Classical Singing

Posted by: Lindsay Conway

Learn to sing classical art songs and arias with audio lessons available from the NLS Music Section!

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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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A Composer for All Seasons: Benjamin Britten

Posted by: Katie Rodda

This blog is a brief look at some of Benjamin Britten's compositions and relevant materials from the NLS Music Section.

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American Composers and Musicians from A to Z: G (Part 1 – Gershwin, George)

Posted by: Katie Rodda

This week, we will take a look at American composer George Gershwin. George Gershwin was one of the first American composers to use both popular and classical idioms. Years before his most famous compositions were penned, he worked on Tin Pan Alley as a song plugger—that is, someone who was hired to play and promote …