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Music Braille Code Now Available

Music braille code

BANA (Braille Authority of North America) has announced the publication of the Music Braille Code, 2015.  This completely revised publication is available for free download in two electronic versions—PDF and BRF, which are available on the BANA website at http://www.brailleauthority.org/music/music.html. Hardcopy versions will be produced and sold by the American Printing House for the Blind.

This 428-page document includes the following sections:
 

Tables of Signs

  • Basic Signs
  • Signs for Instrumental Music
  • Signs for Vocal Music
  • Signs for Methods Not Used by BANA

 

* Please note that the PDF file is very big and, depending on the browser you use, it may be difficult to open.  We have received reports that it may make Internet Explorer crash.