Music: Additional resources

Research materials for music support the curricula of study in music performance, music education, composition, and music technology. It includes music scores and recordings, historical and contextual information, and performance reviews among its resourc

Online sheet music

Beethoven-Haus Bonn Library Digital Archives

Unique music manuscripts, first editions, letters and pictures from the Beethoven-Haus in Bonn, Germany.

Brahms-Institut Digitale Bestande

First editions of Brahms' works arranged by opus number.The site is in German.

Chopin Music from University of Chicago

Includes over 400 first and early printed editions of musical compositions by Frédéric Chopin. Users can search or browse Chopin Early Editions via a variety of data points, including titles, genres, and plate numbers.

Choral Public Domain Library (CPDL)

Hundreds of choral scores in public domain shared through peer to peer networking.

Computer Mensural Music Editing Project

A complete edition of the manuscript of A Choirbook for Henry VIII and his Sisters of the British Library in London (1516), complete edition of the early 16th-century Occo Codex, MS IV.922 of the Bibliothèque royale de Belgique in Brussels, complete edition of the sacred works of Jachet Berchem (c. 1505-c. 1567), The Bayeux Manuscript- The monophonic chanson repertory preserved in Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale de France, MS Français 9346 (late 15th/early 16th century) and other Miscellaneous editions.

Digital Image Archive of Medieval Music

Worldwide collections of medieval polyphonic music manuscripts from 800 to 1550.Site requires free registration to view the digitized scores.

Digital Mozart Edition

Complete edition of all Mozart works posted by Internationale Stiftung Mozarteum.

International Music Score Library Project (IMSLP)

Over 36,000 music scores of all genres and music historical periods.

J.S. Bach Scores from IMSLP

J.S. Bach scores in PDF format arranged alphabetically by title and browsable by BWV number.

Neue Mozart-Ausgabe: Digitized Version

Musical text and the critical commentaries of the entire Neue Mozart-Ausgabe, edited by the Internationale Stiftung Mozart in cooperation with the Mozart cities of Augsburg, Salzburg, and Vienna.

VARIATIONS Online Music Scores

Selected scores from Cook Music Library at Indiana University arranged by genre.

Discovering Resources

Discovery Search includes records for most of the library’s resources: our physical collections, our journal and ebook subscriptions, streaming videos, reports, government publications, and much more. You can use limiters to narrow your search results by the format, date of publication, peer-reviewed, and availability online. 

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