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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: Lawrence Moss

Lawrence Moss was born in Los Angeles. For the past thirty years he has been living in the Washington DC area, where he is Professor of Composition at the University of Maryland. Moss has been the recipient of numerous fellowships, including 2 Guggenheim awards, a Fulbright Scholarship and 4 grants from the National Endowment for the Arts. His works range from symphonic scores and operas to music for solo instruments. These have been performed throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia. Recordings include Capstone, Laurel, AmCam and emf labels. 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.