American Composer Jerome Kern (1885-1945) was one of the most significant composers of musical theatre. His work is remembered in this blog which is part of the American Composers from A-Z series.
Learn about Blind Willie Johnson, a Texas blues and gospel singer and guitar player who has had a profound influence on decades of musicians in diverse genres.
This blog is a tribute to Johann Sebastian Bach, who was born on this day 334 years ago in 1685, The blog also provides information about available materials in braille, large print and audio formats from NLS.
Although the 91st Academy Awards ceremony took place more than a week ago, we wanted to highlight some of the more famous film music and film-related music we have in the NLS Music collection! A few years ago, I wrote a blog post on composer Nino Rota, who, in addition to his film scores (Godfather, […]
Read about the braille music scores and books that we’ve added to BARD (Braille and Audio Reading Download) during the past month!
Learn to sing classical art songs and arias with audio lessons available from the NLS Music Section!
Gondolas have been the subject of many artworks including Songs Without Words by Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Gondolas are part of the Venice cityscape and have an interesting history.
One of life’s greatest joys is to make music with other people. Learn how to sing vocal harmonies and choral music with audio lessons from the NLS Music Section!
Want to sing? Learn about the audio lessons and courses for beginning singers that the NLS Music Section offers!
NLS Music Section announces recent BARD additions from October-November, 2018.