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The New Music USA Online Library is a vast and comprehensive digital database that contains over 57,000 works by more than 6,000 composers, and includes over 14,000 media samples (recordings and scores).

The Online Library was created by the American Music Center, and, after many evolutions, continues today under the guidance of New Music USA.

Artist Spotlight: Don Rath, Jr.

On January 14th 1956, in a small suburb of Cincinnati Ohio, a healthy lad was born into this world. He would later become a composer of instrumental music with a primary focus on music for the stringed instruments. Don was raised on a dairy farm in Illinois. As a toddler, he would sit in awe listening while his mother played the organ. It was from this early impression that he began to pursue music. During his fourth year of grade school, Don began to play an instrument known as the flute-o-phone and later the cornet. During his freshman year in high school he was introduced to the acousti... Read more ยป

Please note: New Music USA does not maintain a physical collection of any kind. Any printed scores or manuscripts held by the American Music Center are now part of a special collection at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Please contact the Music Division for more information.