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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: Jonathan Newman

Jonathan Newman is a composer of music rich with rhythmic drive and energy, sophisticated in Western forms and contrapuntal techniques, and accessible to ears more often tuned to more standard classical and popular styles. A 2001 recipient of the Charles Ives Scholarship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, Newman creates works of stylistic inclusion, often incorporating styles of pop, blues, jazz, folk, and funk into otherwise classical models. Recent commissions include "The Rivers of Bowery" (2005), written for the Rutgers Wind Ensemble for the CBDNA National Conference, and ar... 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.