Today’s blog post continues our series of American composers and blind musicians with Hungarian pianist Imré Ungár.
In this week’s NLS Music Notes blog, learn about the incredible artistry of Jimi Hendrix–who challenged most preconceived notions of popular music in the 20th century to create a new space for music appreciation.
Check out new BARD additions with lectures on Music and the Brain, braille scores by the Beatles and by Beethoven, and much more! Happy Thanksgiving!
Blind Spanish composer Joaquin Rodrigo is best known today for his Concierto de Aranjuez for guitar and orchestra, but he wrote many other works for guitar. Learn about four of these pieces that the NLS Music Section has digitized in honor of the maestro’s birthday!
This blog post is a continuation of a series on French composers for organ and their compositions in the NLS Music Collection. This post reviews the life and works of Charles-Marie Widor, Marcel Dupré, and Maurice Duruflé
We present American composers from different eras for their contribution to American music.
The NLS Music Section is proud to announce our newest additions to BARD (Braille and Audio Reading Download) for the month of October!
Joaquin Rodrigo, one of the greatest Spanish composers of the 20th century, happened to be blind. Learn about how the essence of his artistry is to be found in his vocal music and how he became a poet, philosopher, and historian of Spain through his music.
In this week’s NLS Music Notes blog post, learn more about the exceptionally gifted blind pianist, Art Tatum.
This blog post looks at the life of two renowned French composers for organ (Louis Vierne and Olivier Messiaen), and their compositions in the NLS Music Collection.