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Online Resources For Music Study

Subscription and open-access content for the study of both applied and academic music studies.

Manuscripts and Facsimiles of Scores

Facsimiles on the Worldwide Web

British Library

DIAMM

IMSLP.org

  • Over 15,000 scans of manuscripts from libraries.  Manuscripts are listed alphabetically, but you can use the "Category Walker" to narrow down the results.

Library of Congress

  • Several of the digital collections of the United States Library of Congress Music Division include music manuscripts.

Loeb Music Library

  • Harvard University's Loeb Music Library has digitized some of its many music scores and libretti, viewable online or downloadable as .pdfs.

The Morgan Library & Museum

  • Many of the precious manuscripts held by this New York City landmark have been digitized and made available online.

National Library of Austria

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Oral History

Yale University's Oral History of American Music is available via an Aviary Platform.  A separate log on is required for each interview, but access is free and granted automatically: