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.
Today’s American Composers and Musicians blog features two musicians: Eric ‘Ricky’ McKinnie, a blind gospel singer, songwriter and radio show host; and José André Montaño, an up-and-coming 14-year-old jazz musician, keyboardist and composer.
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Woodstock with accessible music scores and books from the NLS Music Section!
This blog post takes a look at what audio and braille materials have been added by the NLS Music Section to BARD (Braille Audio Reading Download) in September.
The NLS Music Section’s braille music specialist re-discovers choral works by Randall Thompson available from our braille music collection.