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.


Elbert Lechtman Steinberg BIOGRAPHY His preoccupation with music as a transcendental expression of the human spirit was evident in him since early childhood. Born on July 16, 1959, began his musical studies playing the violin at age six. He learned to read music mainly on his own and by age ten started to write his first compositions. At age eighteen had his first published work in the United States and by age twenty six was appointed Musical Director of the National Symphony Orchestra of Costa Rica, the youngest conductor ever designated to that position. In those years, the... 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.