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Folk Music and Music Education: Zoltán Kodály

Posted by: Katie Rodda

Today we celebrate the birthday of Hungarian composer, ethnomusicologist, and music pedagogue Zoltán Kodály. We take a look at his life and his works available in the NLS Music Collection.

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Get Back! Beatles Materials in the NLS Collection

Posted by: Katie Rodda

This week's blog post talks about the recent documentary "Get Back," and provides books about learning Beatles music, and books about The Beatles.

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New BARD Additions: October 2021

Posted by: Katie Rodda

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

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A Tribute to Marian McPartland & “Piano Jazz”

Posted by: Katie Rodda

This blog post looks back on the life of pianist, composer, educator, and radio host Marian McPartland. Materials in the NLS Music Collection from her show "Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz" are featured.

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In Celebration of the Harlem Cultural Festival

Posted by: Katie Rodda

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.

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New BARD additions: June 2021

Posted by: Katie Rodda

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.

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American Composers and Musicians from A-Z: X-Z (Part 2 – “Those We Missed”)

Posted by: Katie Rodda

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.

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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.