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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: Christopher Kaufman

Visit Kaufman began his musical life at the New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts where he performed on oboe and piano, sang bass solos in Handel’s Messiah and began music composition. He completed his ‘classical’ training earning his D.M.A. at Cornell University where he studied with Pulitzer Prize Winning composers and focused on composing and presenting concerts. His recommendations are rife with comments such as "...we are unanimous in our opinion that Kaufman is among the most deeply, strikingly talented composers we have ever encountered, anywhere...” Afterwards he c... Read more »

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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.