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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: Peter Van Zandt Lane

Peter Van Zandt Lane (b. 1985) is a Boston-based composer and bassoonist. His compositions have been performed across the United States, as well as in Europe and South America, by acclaimed musicians and ensembles such as The Cleveland Orchestra, SIGNAL, International Contemporary Ensemble, Triton Brass, Xanthos Ensemble, East Coast Composers Ensemble, EAR Duo, White Rabbit, and NotaRiotous. He has written for chamber ensemble, wind ensemble, orchestra, choir, and often employs the use of electronics in his works. Peter's compositions have been featured on various festivals and co... Read more ยป

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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.