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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: Don Myers

Don Myers began composing at age ten. As an parched Southern California transplant, he eagerly relocated to the foggy, seaside village of Aptos, CA. There, Don became entirely immersed in the study of composition and gamelan with Lou Harrison. Out of his many students, Mr. Harrison chose Don to be his teaching assistant: an honor and distinction Don held until Lou’s passing. He credits Lou for liberating his distinctive and vibrant style that composer/Music Director Robert Ian Winstin called his greatest asset. “Don’s music makes…[musicians] want to…[assist] the listener [in] understand[i... 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.