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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 L. Chenette

Jonathan Chenette (b. 1954) is Dean of the Faculty and Professor of Music at Vassar College. From 2004 to 2008 he was Blanche Johnson Professor of Music and Associate Dean of the College at Grinnell College, having served on the Grinnell faculty since 1983, His music has received international recognition, including performances on the ISCM World Music Days in Amsterdam, at the World Harp Congress in Vienna, at the Bishop Auckland Early Music Festival in the U.K., and on an NPR national broadcast by the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra. His major choral-orchestral work Broken Ground, written in coll... 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.