We are excited to have received funding from Susan D. Diskin to build a prototype laser scanning machine. Read about our latest braille digitization project.
Our series American Composers and Musicians continues with singer-songwriter Bree Noble.
On December 5, 1933, the era of Prohibition officially ended in the United States. Learn more about the music that framed the national narrative surrounding the passage of the 18th and 21st Amendments.
Check out the latest uploads of audio and braille music to the NLS Music page on BARD.
NLS is recording a book on how to write songs. It will be available to NLS patrons in the near future. Happy composing!
Learn about Camille Lucie Nickerson, “The Louisiana Lady,” who worked for the recognition and appreciation of Afro-Creole folk music through her scholarship, leadership, and art.
Learn the story behind one of the most beloved Latin jazz standards, “The Girl from Ipanema,” and how to borrow the song in different formats from the NLS Music Library.
Learn about braille music now available on BARD (Braille and Audio Reading Download) from the NLS Music Section!
NLS welcomes jazz pianist and Music Section patron José André Montaño to the stage of the Library of Congress on November 7, 2019.
Recognizing British composer Herbert Howells contribution to music.