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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: Norman Mathews

Norman Mathews has written for the concert stage, orchestra, string quartet, jazz, musical theatre, and cabaret. His song cycle to Walt Whitman poetry was recorded by Gregory Wiest for Capstone Records, was performed at the Kennedy Center, and has won numerous awards. Rossetti Songs, a cycle for mezzo-soprano, piano, flute and cello was recorded by Navona Records, to be released by Naxos in 2010. Mathews will be composer-in-residence at Shorter College in 2011. His one-woman musical theatre piece about Dorothy Parker, You Might as Well Live, has been performed by Tony-Award-winner Michele Pawk... 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.