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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: Harry Boyd

I am now 69 years old, and I began writing music at the age of 54, after a lifetime of listening and studying music. I began piano lessons at 13, and began studying cello in 1996. Subsequently I began playing in a local string orchestra, which sparked my interest in writing compositions for string orchestra, trio, and quartet. In 1988 I became a orchestration and composition student of L. Stephen Sewell. Recently 3 of my "Six Dances for Piano and Orchestra" were performed by the Oklahoma Youth Philharmonic Orchestra in Oklahoma City. A performance of “Four String Quartets” was presented 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.