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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: Richard Jordan Smoot

In a Fanfare Magazine review of Richard Jordan Smoot's orchestral recording, Hauntings, Phillip Scott said: "Richard Jordan Smoot's orchestral music is very strong: there is an intensity and muscularity about it... barely a moment goes by where there is not something at stake. Take for example, the Overture to Faust, J.D.: nervous rhythms with a hint of jazz/rock about them urge the piece forward, while the snatches of solo violin (representing Mephistopheles) are menacing in their attack. A terrific piece!" Richard Jordan Smoot was born in Missouri and grew up in Connecticut where he be... 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.