This guest post by music librarian Brian McCurdy continues our American Composers from A to Z series. This time we are looking at the life and work of composer Edward MacDowell.
Noting the anniversary of the launch of the Voyager 1 spacecraft and music selected from the planet Earth.
Learn about the braille music scores now available on BARD (Braille and Audio Reading Download) from the NLS Music Section!
This blog post looks at the life of whistler Fred Lowery.
Continued from last week Part 2 DK: What motivates your incarcerated students to enroll in the braille music certification program, especially after toiling for months or years to achieve literary braille certification? KG: The opportunity to work in a prison braille program is a high honor which the prisons award to inmates who demonstrate ability, […]
Learn about the Library of Congress music braille certification program and the important contributions of incarcerated braillists to the NLS Music Section.
Find out what new braille music scores are available on BARD from the NLS Music Section, including works by Beethoven, Lady Gaga, and Van Halen!
Looking back on the Newport Folk Festival, when electric and amplification appeared on the scene.
Learn about beautiful choral works by the American composer Morten Lauridsen that are available from the NLS Music Section!
Hamilton, the award-winning musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda is now available in braille. Learn what it took to transcribe this eclectic musical with hip-hop, rap, and gospel elements into braille.