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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: Andrew Gelt

Andrew Gelt (b. 2 February 1951, Albuquerque, New Mexico) composer, woodwind performer, conductor. Andrew Lloyd Gelt, a blatantly eclectic composer of the type characterized by Leonard Bernstein in his Six Talks At Harvard, wrote music in the strict eclectic vein culminating with his Symphony No. 1, Op. 34 "The Art of Eclecticism." [Hear excerpts of this work.] Eclecticism was, as well, the subject of his doctoral dissertation. In one of his earlier publications he wrote, "Music in the style of the 'Haydo-Mozarts' may be written next to that of the Polish Avant-Garde. A Strauss-sounding wal... 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.