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: Darrel I. Andrews
A native of Lafayette, Louisiana, Darrel Andrews began his music studies on the Bb Trumpet as a junior in high school. During those days, music was not a part of the curriculum and there was no band room. Instruction and practice were sometimes done outside after hours, weather permitting, under large oak trees. Before attending Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Andrews thought in terms of majoring in carpentry like two older brothers had done before him, but decided to try music instead. He had been doing carpentry work with his father since he was twelve years old, and figured h...
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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.