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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: Mark Scarpelli

Mark was born in Torrington, Connecticut where he received his first musical influences through a boy’s church choir, teen “garage” bands and Drum Corps. After a year of college at University of Charleston/Morris Harvey College as a business Major (plans were for Mark to take over the family restaurant) he had a revelation that music was to be his life. He discovered his true passion to be composition and was accepted at the Eastman School of Music where he studied music composition with Joseph Schwantner. A supportive wife and three musical children have been helpful through the years reg... Read more »

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.