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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.

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American Composers and Blind Musicians from A to Z: U-V (Part 2 – Ungár, Imré)

Posted by: Katie Rodda

Today's blog post continues our series of American composers and blind musicians with Hungarian pianist Imré Ungár.

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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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They Say It’s Your Birthday, Paul McCartney!

Posted by: Katie Rodda

In this post, we celebrate Paul McCartney's 78th birthday and list materials available from NLS about Paul McCartney, The Beatles, and their music.

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Braille Music Formats: Advice from Bettye Krolick

Posted by: Katie Rodda

This blog post is an excerpt of an article written by Bettye Krolick for the Music Section’s quarterly magazine, Musical Mainstream. The magazine is still produced by the NLS Music Section and is available to NLS patrons in braille, large print, and audio formats. Bettye Krolick was a musician, author, educator, and braille music transcriber. …