Welcome

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: Pin Hsin Lin

Lyrical composer Pin Hsin Lin tells stories through her music. Her composition "Enchanting Shadow" for piano trio won the 2006 first prize at the premiere national competition for composers, the Centrum Chamber Music Composer’s Competition in Washington State, and Ms. Lin herself was featured in the Festival’s Experience Magazine Spring 2007 issue. This haunting yet dynamic piece, which tells the tale of a Chinese ghost story was so significant, it was played at the Festival’s benefit dinner, and featured in a master class with John Corigliano at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champa... Read more »

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.