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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: Jeffery Cotton

JEFFERY COTTON joined the Boston-based Metamorphosen Chamber Orchestra in 1999 as their second composer-in-residence. His first new work for Metamorphosen, Lyra, was praised by the Boston Globe as "a gentle, confessional hymn to music of great beauty." Cotton also served as the first composer-in-residence of St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble in New York City from 1992 through 1996, during which time he create Second Helpings, a "hosted" series of contemporary chamber music performances in the galleries of the Guggenheim Museum SoHo. The series, hailed by the New York Times as "something truly differ... Read more ยป

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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.