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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: Todd Tarantino

Todd Tarantino (b. 1974) is a New York City based composer. He holds a doctorate in composition from Columbia University and has taught music theory at the Manhattan School of Music and music history and aural skills at Columbia University. His principal composition teachers include John Luther Adams, Fred Lerdahl, Stephen Siegel and Jonathan Kramer. Tarantino’s music is strong-willed and rigorous; it has an intricate surface that makes use of multiple tempo layers, complex harmonic systems, and freedom within closely controlled parameters. He travels extensively, often for several months o... 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.