Classical Scores Library

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Classical Scores Library will contain 15,000 classical scores digitized from both editions either in-copyright or in the public domain. Both major and less-known composers are represented.

The database includes material from Boosey and Hawkes and some from the University Music Editions microfilm series. The collection includes compositions from all periods from the Renaissance to the 21st century. Coverage includes full scores, study scores, piano and vocal scores, and piano reductions of pieces.

The database is indexed to provide searches in musically relevant fields, including: composer, title of work, opus number, key, genre, instrument(s), and time period. Specific fields for scores include: score type, duration, editor, arranger, and publisher. New scores are still being added.

Classical Scores Library can also be accessed through the Music Online interface.


  • After clicking the connect button, you can Search, Browse or access Playlists.
  • A detailed Help page is provided.
  • An FAQ page also is provided.

User tools and features

Database provides a What's New listing for newly added titles.

Dates covered

Renaissance to the 21st century.

Updating frequency

Not stated but ongoing.


Musical scores.


Type of coverage


Print counterpart or
related resources


Producer/content provider

Alexander Street Press

Vendor/electronic presentation provider

Alexander Street Press

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