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: Jennifer Byers

Jennifer Byers has composed and performed her works for a wide range of venues. Playwright, Edward Albee, for the Signature Theatre, re-concieved the music in "Sandbox" with her score for solo cello based on William Flanagan's music. Muse Africa Muse, the resident classical orchestra in Soweto, South Africa, invited Jennifer to perform her adapted works of South African traditional music for the Investiture of Dr. Walter Sisulu in the ceremony March 1992 in Venda. The Northampton Center for the Arts, Northampton MA, featured "Hiawatha"for reader (actress, Margery Shaw) and solo cello, music co... 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.