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Music Research: Scores

This research guide helps you to navigate various in-print and online music resources for your upcoming performances, papers and projects.

Scores in Print

Use this guide to find scores in the Music Library's stacks. 

Digital Scores

Library Collections - Digital score collections made available by libraries and archives. Freely available on the web, these are mostly digital versions of manuscripts and sheet music collections.

Web Resources - Scores made available by organizations not affiliated with a school, library or archives. Most of this is published music that is in the public domain (pre 1923).

Databases - Score collections as part of larger online "e resource" databases. (See "Music Databases A-Z" tab.)

Library & Archive Collections 
Web Resources