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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.

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.

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.

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 2019-20 Live in HD Season.

Puccini's Turandot
Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 12:55 PM

Massenet's Manon
Saturday, Oct 26, 2019, 12:55 PM

Puccini’s Madama Butterfly
Saturday, Nov 9, 2019 12:55 PM

Glass' Akhnaten
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 12:55 PM

Berg’s Wozzeck
Saturday, Jan 11, 2020 12:55 PM

Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 12:55 PM

Handel’s Agrippina
Saturday, Feb 29, 2020 12:55 PM

Wagner’s Der Fliegende Holländer
Saturday, Mar 14, 2020 12:55 PM

Puccini’s Tosca
Saturday, Apr 11, 2020 12:55 PM

Donizetti’s Maria Stuarda
Saturday, May 9, 2020 12:55 PM

Music Librarian

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Paula Hickner
Lucille Caudill Little Fine Arts Library
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University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40506