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New BARD additions: December- January

The Music Section has been very busy over the past month adding new and newly digitized music materials to BARD. From Mozart, to bluegrass, to method books for alto and bass flute, there is a little bit of something here for everyone! If you have any questions on how to use BARD or to obtain a BARD account, please get in touch with the Music Section or your local Regional Library.

And now, on to our books! (Note: All titles are one volume unless otherwise noted. For titles that have more than one volume, the links on this blog take you to the first volume only.)

Digital Talking Books

On the Great Divide: New Lost City Ramblers (DBM03775)

Remembrance of Things to Come: New Lost City Ramblers (DBM03776)

Braille books

Piano

Bach, Johann Sebastian. Fugue in G minor, BWV 578, “Little Fugue” (BRM04821, 2 vol.). For two pianos, paragraph format.

Beethoven, Ludwig van. Sonata: opus 31, no. 3 (BRM15103). Section by section format

Brahms, Johannes. Six piano pieces: op. 118 (BRM13499). Bar over bar format

Debussy, Claude. La cathédrale engloutie, from Préludes book 1 (BRM36421). Bar over bar format

Dvořák, Antonín. Slavonic dance no. 2, from op. 46 (BRM04814). For two pianos, section by section format

Field, John. Nocturne no. 5 (BRM36414). Bar over bar format

Frackenpohl, Arthur. Harmonization at the Piano (BRM36415, 12 vol.). Bar over bar, line by line, and single line formats

Gluck, Christoph Willibald. “Melody” from Orpheus (BRM04820, 2 vol.). For two pianos, section by section format

Grieg, Edvard. Notturno from Lyric Pieces, op. 54 (BRM00224). Bar over bar format

Lyric Pieces , op. 12 (BRM00221). Bar over bar format.

Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix. Rondo capriccioso op. 14 (BRM36411). Bar over bar format

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus. Sonata no. 5, K. 283 (BRM36396). Bar over bar format

Sonata no. 12, K. 332, First movement (BRM36397). Bar over bar format

Ravel, Maurice. Le tombeau de Couperin: Suite pour le piano (BRM36408). Bar over bar format

Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich. Trepák: Russian Dance from The Nutcracker (BRM04815, 2 vol.). For two pianos, section by section format

Vocal & Choir

Bizet, Georges. Trio (“Mêlons! Coupons!”) from Carmen (BRM36410)

Havanaise [Habañera] (“L’amour est un oiseau rebelle”) from Carmen (BRM36409)

Brahms, Johannes.“Botschaft” from 5 Lieder, op. 47 (BRM36395)

Duparc, Henri. Chanson triste (BRM36420)

Fauré, Gabriel. “Ici-bas” from 3 Songs, op. 8 (BRM36412)

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus. “Das Veilchen,” K. 476 (BRM36398)

Shostakovich, Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich. Seven poems of Alexander Blok, op. 127 (BRM36407). Vocal part only

Taylor, Deems. Waters Ripple and Flow (BRM04911, 4 vol.). For SATB Chorus

Wolf, Hugo. “An den Schlaf,” no. 29 from Mörike-Lieder (BRM36404)

“In der Frühe,” no. 17 from Mörike-Lieder (BRM36405)

Zemlinsky, Alexander. Twelve songs: for Soprano and Piano, op. 27 (BRM36403, 2 vol.)

Wind Instruments

Peters, Charles S. Total Range: for trumpet, cornet, or baritone (BRM36419, 2 vol.)

Potter, Christine. Bass flute method (BRM36402)

Alto flute method (BRM36401)

Sandoval, Arturo. Playing Techniques & Performance Studies for Trumpet, vol. 2 (BRM36393)

Playing Techniques & Performance Studies for Trumpet, vol. 3 (BRM36394)

 String Instruments and Guitar

Kreutzer, Rodolphe. Forty-two Studies or Caprices for the Violin (BRM36416, 3 vol.)

Suzuki, Shinʼichi. Suzuki Violin School: Volume 5 (BRM24114)

The Ultimate Guitar Chord Chart (BRM36417)

Music Textbooks

Anderman, Mark. Music Fundamentals (BRM36413, 14 vol.)

Benjamin, Thomas, et al. Music for Sight Singing (BRM36400, 14 vol.)

Hindemith, Paul. Traditional Harmony (BRM36418, 6 vol.)

Music for Ensembles

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus. Piano concerto in A major, K. 488, first movement (BRM36392 2 vol.). Full score, no separate piano part

String Quartet No. 22, K. 589 (BRM36399, 2 vol.). Full score

Shostakovich, Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich. Seven poems of Alexander Blok, op. 127 (BRM36406, 3 vol.). Full score, see BRM36407 for vocal part only

 

Check back here for more BARD updates next month!

 

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