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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: Michael Byron

Michael Byron (b. 1953, Chicago) grew up in Los Angeles. He was a pupil of James Tenney at the newly created California Institute of the Arts, and later, with Richard Teitelbaum, at York University. His music has been performed and recorded by such noted soloists and ensembles as Sarah Cahill, the FLUX Quartet, Joseph Kubera, Jenny Lin, Aki Takahashi, and the William Winant Percussion Ensemble. He taught on the Faculty of Fine Arts at York University, and was editor-publisher of Pieces, a small press devoted to the increased visibility of exploratory directions in American music. Byron is a c... 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.