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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: Linda Tutas Haugen

Linda Tutas Haugen earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music from St. Olaf College, and a Master of Arts degree in Music Composition and Theory from the University of Minnesota where she studied with Pulitzer Prize-winner, Dominick Argento. Haugen has written for a variety of vocal and instrumental genres, including chamber music, full and chamber orchestra, solo voice, choral, and opera. Her music has received critical acclaim as “music of character and genuine beauty.” [Minneapolis Star and Tribune.] Opera Today praised Haugen’s recent opera, Pocahontas, as “superbly crafted,” “engaging,”... 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.