For this installment of “Song Stories”, we are going to explore how James Agee’s prose and Samuel Barber’s music came together for “Knoxville: Summer of 1915.”
Welcome to our new blog-series, in which we will feature American Music treasures available in the NLS Music Collection, starting with letter A and going through the alphabet. This blog will feature the “Arkansas Traveler” and its stories. We hope you enjoy our snapshots into American Music from A to Z in the NLS Music Collection.
Read how the NLS Music Section adds braille music scores from other collections via the Marrakesh Treaty.
Greetings, music lovers! The NLS Music Section has worked hard to add a variety of talking books and braille music to BARD this month. Check out what we’ve added for your enjoyment and edification!
Now that baseball season is well underway, the NLS Music Section invites you to learn more about “Some South-Paw Pitching” by Charles Ives.
Today we celebrate the birthday of British composer Sir Arthur Sullivan. Read about him and some of the materials by and about him in the NLS Collection.
Erik Satie wrote wonderfully simple, clear, straight-forward and popular music, that beautifully contrasted the heavy 19th century music and the impressionist sounds of the time. Check out this blog and borrow some of the NLS Music materials to learn more!
Latest listing of music materials from the NLS Music Section available to download from BARD, April 2021.
For this week’s NLS Music Notes blog, learn more about one of the hidden gems in our collection: Paul Hindemith’s “Six Chansons.”
This is our last installment of the “American Composers and Blind Musicians from A to Z” series. In this post we take a look at Blind American musicians who we missed on the first round.