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: Robert Beaser
Robert Beaser was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1954. He studied literature, political philosophy and music at Yale College, graduating summa cum laude, and earned his Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the Yale School of Music in 1986. His composition teachers have included Jacob Druckman, Earle Brown, Toru Takemitsu, Arnold Franchetti and Goffredo Petrassi. In addition, he studied conducting with Otto-Werner Mueller and William Steinberg, and composition with Betsy Jolas at Tanglewood. From 1978- 1990 he was co-Music Director and Conductor of the contemporary chamber ensemble Musical Elem...
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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.