Audio Curios: Music in Braille

In 1824 Louis Braille thought up a six-dot system to enable blind people to read and write. But, as  Lisette Wesseling explains, Braille is also being used nowadays to represent the language of music (RNZ Concert, 25 October 2015).

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The full feature can be heard online here.

This post is part of the Audio Curios series. Radio Collection Developer Gareth Watkins regularly comes across interesting, unique, and sometimes downright puzzling bits of audio during his accessioning work. He’s going to share some of these audio treasures with you in the Audio Curios series, which will be posted here on the Gauge blog frequently during 2015.

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