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Digital Score and Manuscript Collections
American Memory (Library of Congress)
Digitized materials that document the American experience; includes sheet music and audio.
ChoralWiki Choral Public Domain Library
Includes 10,000 digitized pieces of vocal and choral sheet music in the public domain.
Digital Library of Ibero-American Heritage
(Biblioteca Digital del Patrimonio Iberoamericano) A portal which provides access through a single search to digitized materials from the national libraries of Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Spain, Panama and Portugal.
International Music Score Library Project (IMSLP) - Petrucci Music Library
Nearly 50.000 digitized scores, as well as manuscripts and recordings of works in the public domain.
Music Treasure Consortium (Library of Congress)
Digitized manuscripts and scores from archives such as the British Library, Harvard, and the Morgan Library & Museum.
Mutopia Project: Free Sheet Music for Everyone
Digitized sheet music transcriptions based on public domain editions. Includes some MIDI files.
Performing Arts Databases (Library of Congress)
Guide to performing arts resources at the Library of Congress, including access to digitized scores, audio, and more.
Sheet Music Consortium (UCLA)
A cooperative digital library of sheet music drawn from collections around the world, including the Library of Congress and the National Library of Australia.
Music Scores from Sibley Music Library
Eastman School of Music; contains nearly 14,000 digitized manuscripts and scores in the public domain.
Digital Composer/Performer Collections
Selected digitized collections of scores, manuscripts, and other materials by composer and/or performer, from sources such as IMSLP/Petrucci Music Library, the Library of Congress, and the Munich Digitization Center. Some of these are complete collections and some are collections of selected works.
Johann Sebastian Bach
Scores of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works
Ludwig Van Beethoven
Digital archives of the Beethoven House - Bonn, Germany
Berlioz Website - music scores, etc.
Ernest Bloch (Library of Congress)
"This site features nineteen early manuscript compositions by composer Ernest Bloch (1880-1959), spanning the period from 1896 to 1916, and comprising a portion of the Ernest Bloch Collection at the Library of Congress."
"This site is dedicated to the composer GIOVANNI BONONCINI (Modena, 18. July 1670 - Vienna, 9. july 1747), with complete works' catalogue.
The site is part of the "Bononcini project", a project planned and realized by Fondazione Arcadia with a grant from Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Modena."
Johannes Brahms (IMSLP)
Brahms' catalog of works from Petrucci Music Library
The Hoagy Carmichael Collection, Indiana University
"This multimedia web site is part of an 18-month project to catalog, digitize, and preserve every item in Indiana University's extensive collections pertaining to the life and career of master songwriter Hoagland "Hoagy" Carmichael (1899-1981)."
Elliott Carter (Library of Congress)
"Elliott Carter (1908-2012) was one of the most innovative American composers of the twentieth century. An extensive collection of his holograph scores and sketches are available in the Library of Congress, and a portion of these sketches have been made available online for researchers. These sketches trace the composer's journey of discovery during the most defining part of his career: 1932-1971.
"The project’s chief aim was to create an online resource uniting all of the first impressions of Chopin’s first editions in an unprecedented virtual collection, thereby providing direct access to musicians and musicologists to some of the most important primary source materials relevant to the composer’s music."
Aaron Copland (Library of Congress)
Date range: 1899-1981
approximately 5,000 images that include Copland's music sketches, correspondence, writings, and photographs
Antonín Dvořák (IMSLP)
Dvorak's catalog of works from Petrucci Music Library
The Glenn Gould Archive, Library and Archives Canada (archived website)
Georg Friedrich Händel
Händel, Georg Friedrich - Complete Works, Bavarian State Library
Joseph Haydn (IMSLP)
Joseph Haydn catalog of works from Petrucci Music Library
Franz Liszt (IMSLP)
Franz Liszt catalog of works from Petrucci Music Library
Lully Collection from UNT Digital Library
Felix Mendelssohn (IMSLP)
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdys - catalog of works from Petrucci Music Library
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Mozarteum - collection of Mozart's works
". . . the Nazareth Project seeks to recover and register Ernesto Nazareth works. . . ."
website devoted to Canada's leading jazz artist/composer, Oscar Peterson
Franz Schubert (IMSLP)
Franz Schubert - catalog of works from Petrucci Music Library
Schumann, Robert - Works, Bavarian State Library
John Philip Sousa (Library of Congress)
"An online presentation of selected music manuscripts, photographs, printed music, historical recordings of the Sousa Band, copies of programs and press clippings, and more from the Sousa Collection at the Library of Congress."