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: Bernard Crane

Bernard Crane received his Bachelor of Music degree from   the Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY, where he studied composition with Joseph Schwantner and Music Theory with Douglass Green. He is a Master's degree recipient of the San Francisco Conservatory where he studied with Elinor Armer, Conrad Susa and David Conte. Through his many years as a composer and musician he has held  numerous positions as teacher, conductor, church organist and director of music. 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.