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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: Alex Shapiro

Alex Shapiro aligns note after note with the hope that a few of them might actually sound good next to each other. She has become one of the Pacific coast's most familiar composers of acoustic and electroacoustic chamber music, and her expressive, dramatic works are performed and broadcast daily across the U.S. and internationally. Published by Activist Music, her music can be found on over twenty commercially released CDs from record labels around the world. Born in New York City in 1962 and raised in Manhattan, Alex began composing at age nine. She was educated at ... 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.