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: Alan Chan

Alan Chan’s music has been recognized with honors from ASCAP, Percussive Arts Society (PAS), Society of Composers, Inc. (SCI) and the Composers and Authors Society of Hong Kong (CASH). His works were presented in music festivals such as June in Buffalo, Imagine Festival, Musica Danubiana (Slovenia), International Jazz Composers' Symposium and various SCI conferences. Chan's commission works include Acala for quartet of Chinese instruments (Melody of China, San Francisco), Des Voeux for violin and cello (CASH), Sweet Bach (Lien Percussion Ensemble, Taiwan) and Qin (James Snell Duo). In Fall 20... 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.