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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: Cynthia Sternau

Cynthia Sternau is a composer of electronic and electroaccoustic music who lives in New York City. Inspired by poetry, philosophy and spiritual symbolism, she creates her work using a computer, MIDI controllers, and synthesizers. Samples of her music may also be heard in MP3 format at www.mp3.com/CynthiaSternau. To date, Cynthia has composed nine short operas, five cantatas, and various instrumental cycles for synthesizer and/or jazz piano. She writes her own libretti and other texts, drawing upon obscure myths and sources from the classical and early Christian periods. Her vocal works are... 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.