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: Steven Layton
Born 1956 in Pasco, Washington. BA, The Evergreen State College; MMus, The University of Idaho. After a post-college stint in the U.S. Air Force as a member of a nuclear missile launch crew, coming to Seattle in 1983 he began a string of concert appearances at On the Boards, Soundwork, 911, New Music America, Bumbershoot and Nippon Kan, often collaborating with dancers and videographers. Layton essentially stopped live performances in 1990, spending the time from then to now exploring both electronic and "virtual orchestral" composition, as well as new ways the internet can facilitate distribu...
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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.