On this Independence Day, I thought it would be nice to review some of the patriotic tunes we have in the NLS Music collection. In previous posts I’ve discussed the music of George M. Cohan and John Philip Sousa. We also have some posts about the Ohio State School for the Blind’s marching band by […]
Read about the braille music scores and books we’ve added to BARD (Braille and Audio Reading Download) during the past month!
Celebrate Walt Whitman’s 200th birthday with braille music!
Highlighting two young pianist composers and performers, Justin Kauflin and Kevin Kern.
Queen songs from the movie soundtrack “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “20 Greatest Hits” by Aretha Franklin, and the “Piano Collection” by Philip Glass are now available in braille. NLS patrons can now download or borrow embossed braille scores of these popular works.
Read about the braille music scores and books that we’ve added to BARD (Braille and Audio Reading Download) during the past month!
This week’s post looks at songs featuring the mellotron available from our collection, as well as the history of this Space Age instrument in 1960s rock and roll.
The noun ‘Diva’ has gained popularity in usage to describe some current pop female singers; but this title was used in the past for gifted opera sopranos as a sign of respect.
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.
May the Fourth be with you! Learn about the music that shaped the Star Wars soundtrack with the NLS Music Section.