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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: Jon Liechty

American composer and pianist Jon Liechty was born in Goshen, Indiana in 1964. At age thirteen he wrote a number of short piano pieces, which were performed at the Goshen College Piano Teachers Workshop, where he gave a lecture-demonstration on aleatory compositional techniques. Soon after, the string orchestra at a local junior high school premiered one of his pieces. Liechty's compositions have been performed in New York’s Weill Hall, at An Die Musik Live! in Baltimore, at the Midwest Composer's Symposium in Oberlin, Ohio, at the Indiana Contemporary Music Festival in Terre Haute, Indiana... 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.