Welcome

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: Philip Thompson

A classically trained composer with an ongoing fascination for popular culture, Philip Thompson composes music for chamber ensembles, orchestra, electroacoustic events, and occasionally, online games. Most recently Thompson’s music has been performed by Alia Musica Pittsburgh, IonSound Project, heard on Pittsburgh’s U3 Festival (new music by composers from Pitt, Duquesne, and Carnegie Mellon Universities), Prog Rockers for MOTE (a benefit concert for Pitt’s Music on the Edge series), Sewickley United Methodist Church, and the Listening Chamber at Grand Valley State University (Michigan). H... 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.