Now that baseball season is well underway, the NLS Music Section invites you to learn more about “Some South-Paw Pitching” by Charles Ives.
Erik Satie wrote wonderfully simple, clear, straight-forward and popular music, that beautifully contrasted the heavy 19th century music and the impressionist sounds of the time. Check out this blog and borrow some of the NLS Music materials to learn more!
For this week’s NLS Music Notes blog, learn more about one of the hidden gems in our collection: Paul Hindemith’s “Six Chansons.”
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.
A bouquet of musical flowers for you, available from the NLS Music Collection.
Happy Spring, music lovers! We are thrilled to present the NLS Music Section’s newest additions to BARD (Braille and Audio Reading Download). There are new concerts and lectures from the American Folklife Center, instructional materials for piano and guitar by Bill Brown, and a new transcription for piano of “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice.”
The National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (NLS), Library of Congress, has kicked off its 90th anniversary celebration with a free virtual concert by jazz pianist Matthew Whitaker. Come and join us for our celebration!
New BARD additions this months include fascinating audio books on music from Mexico, Puerto Rico and Russia, instruction books that teach you how to play Jimi Hendix’ “Purple Haze” and Queen’s “Another One Bites the Dust.” Also available for digital download are a music theory book on structural hearing in braille, and many braille music scores – check it out!
The National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (NLS), Library of Congress, will kick off its 90th anniversary celebration with a free virtual concert by jazz pianist Matthew Whitaker on Wednesday, March 3, at 8:00 p.m. (EST)—and you’re invited!
Highlighting winter and snow themed music from the NLS Music Section collection.