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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: Koji Nakano

Composer Koji Nakano's works reflect the relationship between beauty, form and imperfection through the formality of music. As a composer and an educator, Koji's musical activities have included community service and outreach to help bridge Eastern and Western musical cultures. His recent work strives to merge both musical traditions and also make reference to theatre, philosophy, rituals and spirituality in a series of compositions entitled Time Song. Koji is the first recipient of The Toru Takemitsu Award in Composition from the Japan Society of Boston awarded annually to the most... 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.