This is a guest blog post by Library of Congress Junior Fellow Analisa Caso. Analisa describes her contributions to the NLS Music Section during the 10-week-long program.
Born on July 14, 1912, Woody Guthrie earned the nickname “The Dust Bowl Troubadour” with the 1940 release of “Dust Bowl Ballads.” In this week’s NLS Music Notes blog post, learn more about the most successful album of Guthrie’s career and how it influenced a new generation of artists.
This is a guest blog post by Junior Fellow Margot Cuddihy. Ms. Cuddihy describes her contributions to the NLS Music Section during the 10-week-long program.
Today’s blog post rounds up all the new digital acquisitions and digitized items added to BARD in June 2022 by the NLS Music Section.
For this week’s NLS Music Notes Blog post, our Braille Music Specialist Timothy Jones discusses Robert Schumann and one of his sets of Character Pieces for piano, “Scenes from Childhood.”
The Italian Songs and Arias compiled by Alessandro Parisotti are perennially popular, and the Alfred edition is now available in braille from the NLS Music Section. But the older Schirmer edition still has much to offer. Learn about these two editions as well as the large-print and audio resources we have to help you practice this standard vocal repertoire.
For this week’s NLS Music Notes blog post, our “Hidden Gems” series takes us to the Mississippi Delta as we learn about the life and music of Muddy Waters.
The NLS Music Section notes the birthday of composer and conductor Richard Strauss.
Today’s blog post rounds up all the new digital acquisitions and digitized items added to BARD in May 2022 by the NLS Music Section.
In today’s post, we learn about tried-and-true nineteenth-century Italian singing exercises that are still used by voice teachers today and are available from the NLS Music Section’s collection.