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Finding Musical Scores Online: Getting Started

About This Guide

Welcome to Finding Musical Scores Online!

This guide contains information and links to several sites that have large and/or special digitized music collections. Some sites restrict usage and downloading, so be sure to read any notices of "Conditions of Use" which may be posted on a particular site.

Popcorn and a Tenor

Grab a box of buttered popcorn, settle in, and enjoy these Met productions at the Regal Hamburg Pavilion or at the Cinemark Fayette Mall. Broadcast live in HD! Live presentations on Saturdays with recorded encore on Wednesday evenings.

For more information see the Met's website 2018-19 Live in HD Season.

Verdi's Aida
Saturday, Oct 6, 2018 12:55 PM

Saint-Saëns' Samson et Dalila
Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 12:55 PM

Puccini’s La Fanciulla del West
Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 12:55 PM

Muhly’s Marnie
Saturday, Nov 10, 2018 12:55 PM

Verdi’s La Traviata
Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 12:30 PM

Cilea’s Adriana Lecouvreur
Saturday, Jan 12, 2019 12:55 PM

Bizet’s Carmen
Saturday, Feb 2, 2019 12:55 PM

Donizetti’s La Fille du Régiment
Saturday, Mar 2, 2019 12:55 PM

Wagner’s Die Walküre
Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 12:00 PM

Poulenc’s Dialogues des Carmélites
Saturday, May 11, 2019 12:00 PM

A-R Online Music Anthology

The A-R Online Music Anthology provides access to over 600 scores of core musical works studied in music history courses--all newly edited and engraved. Additionally, extensive essays by scholars in the field provide background and insight to the works. You may print or download as many scores and essays as you wish. Check it out here:

Access A-R Online Music Anthology Instructional Videos to learn about searching, building course lists, and more.

Music Online: Classical Scores Library

Music Online: Classical Scores Library includes in-copyright scores to support teaching and research in classical music. This multivolume series contains more than 53,000 titles by more than 4,600 composers (many still in copyright) and 1.3 million printable pages scores from the Middle Ages to the 21st century.

See the Music Online: Classical Scores Library LibGuide for more information about content and searching.

Music Librarian

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Paula Hickner
Lucille Caudill Little Fine Arts Library
160 Patterson Dr.
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40506