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Musical Score Collections

Base

Indexes worldwide open access academic web resources. The Bielefeld Academic Search Engine (BASE) collects and normalizes data from repository servers which use Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI- PMH). BASE discloses web resources of the "Deep Web" which are ignored by commercial search engines or lost within voluminous search results

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2004-present
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Full Text
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Classical scores library

Provides thousands of musical scores for study and analysis, from the Renaissance to the present. A wide variety of genres and types of scores are represented, and the collection includes the complete works of some composers. Scores can be printed for study and analysis; instructors can project them in class, make playlists, and share permanent links. In-copyright works are not authorized for performance. From Alexander Street Press

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Renaissance to contemporary
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Multimedia
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European library

Provides virtual access to the resources of the 48 national libraries of Europe. Resources are both digital and bibliographical

Date Coverage:
Varies
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Full Text

Index to printed music

A finding tool used to identify individual works within scholarly editions published from 1720 to 2006, such as the complete works of composers and historical anthologies. IPM provides many ways to search -- by composer, editor, series, title, genre, instrumentation, and more. Once items are found, search BearCat to see if the collection is available in the Crouch Fine Arts Library. IPM uses the EBSCOhost interface

Date Coverage:
1720-2006
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Citations Only
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International music score library project

Provides free access to musical scores (public domain as well as music from composers who are willing to share their work with the world without charge). Includes over 37,000 works, over 93,000 scores, and over 2,000 recordings (various formats) representing the works of over 5,000 composers. Searchable and browsable by composer, genre, time period, nationality, melody, etc

Date Coverage:
All periods
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Multimedia
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Music online

Provides a unified platform for searching across all of the Alexander Street Press music databases, including audio, video, scores, and full text. Includes the following databases: African American Music Reference, American Song, Classical Music Library, Classical Music Reference Library, Classical Music in Video, Classical Scores Library, Contemporary World Music, Dance in Video, Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, Jazz Music Library, Opera in Video, and Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries. Alexander Street Press

Date Coverage:
All periods
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Multimedia
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Naxos music library. Sheet music

Provides access to more than 45,000 titles of digital sheet music. Scores can be viewed and printed from the browser window. Advanced features, such as transposition and playback, are available by downloading and installing the free Online Sheet Music Viewer

Date Coverage:
20th century to present
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Multimedia
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Neue Mozart-Ausgabe online

Provides digital access to the entire Neue Mozart-Ausgabe (critical edition of all of the musical scores of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart plus commentaries). Also provides some recording access

Date Coverage:
Current
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Multimedia
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New York Philharmonic digital archives

Comprises a wide variety of items from 1943-1970, including programs, press clippings, business documents, images, film, audio, and video. The Digital Archives also includes images of printed music, such as the conducting scores of Leonard Bernstein and more than 500,000 pages of parts marked by New York Philharmonic musicians. These materials are for study purposes only, not for downloading

Date Coverage:
1943-1970
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Multimedia
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