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Finding Public Domain Scores Online

Below is a list of selected websites where you will find digitized scores that are in the public domain. Be aware that some sites provide better editions and quality images than others.


|| General || Composer Specific || Sheet Music || Manuscripts || Listings of other resources ||

General Pages

The International Music Score Library Project VARIATIONS Prototype: Online Musical Scores - Indiana University Free Sheetmusic Library -- Believe Harmony Choral Public Domain Library Kern Scores WIMA: Werner Icking Music Archive Musical Scores Collection -- Sibley Music Library at UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER LIBRARIES The Music Library Scores Collection -- University of Michigan Libraries Digital Scores Collection -- Harvard College Library The Mutopia Project: Free sheet music for everyone Band Music PDF Library - North Royalton, Ohio, USA Digital Collections | National Library of Australia: Printed Music The Classical String Quartet, 1770-1840 - Duke University

Composer Specific Pages

Digital Chopin Project (National Digital Library - Poland)
Chopin Early Editions – University of Chicago Library Old Handel Complete Edition More Old Handel Complete Edition Old Liszt Edition Jean-Baptiste Lully Collection – University of North Texas Libraries NEW MOZART COMPLETE WORKS (Neue Mozart-Ausgabe) Carl Nielsen Edition - Download Domenico Scarlatti - the Sheet Music

Sheet Music

Charles H. Templeton, Sr. Music Museum :: The Sheet Music Collection

Indiana University Sheet Music

Popular Sheet Music Collection -- UW-Madison

Wisconsin Sheet Music Database

Kansas City Sheet Music Collection

The Lester S. Levy Collection of Sheet Music - - Johns Hopkins University


Manuscripts

Juilliard Manuscript Collection

Schubert Autographs

Digital Image Archive of Medieval Music

Listings of other resources

American Memory from the Library of Congress -- Performing Arts, Music

IMSLP: Other music score websites

Databases Including Scores/Sheet -- Music William and Gayle Cook Music Library at Indiana University School of Music

Free Sheet Music guide

WIMA: Werner Icking Music Archive: Other free sheet music archives

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