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African American Sheet Music
The sheet music in this digital collection has been selected from the Sheet Music Collection at the John Hay Library at Brown University. The full collection consists of approximately 500,000 items, of which perhaps 250,000 are currently available for use. It is one of the largest collections of sheet music in any library in the United States. The sheet music, primarily vocal music of American imprint, dates from the 18th century to the present day, with the largest concentration of titles in the period 1840-1950.
Historic American Sheet Music
Provides access to digital images for over 3,000 pieces from the collection, published in the United States between 1850 and 1920.
IMSLP Petrucci Music Library
This website offers thousands of scores and sheet music for various composers and pieces released in the public domain.
The web’s largest library of International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions & literal translations of aria and art song texts
NAXOS Music Library
Naxos Music Library [NML] is the world´s largest online classical music library. Currently, it offers streaming access to more than 170,957 CDs with more than 2,675,893 tracks of both standard and rare repertoire. Over 600 new titles are being added to the library each month.
Oxford Music Online
This resource contains Grove Music Online, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, and The Oxford Companion to Music all in one place and is a great place to start searching through musical works and composers for your research.