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Music 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.

Free Nightly Met Opera Streams

Each stream becomes available at 7:30PM ET and remains accessible for on-demand viewing until 6:30PM ET the following day.

Week 58 : Moral Authority

Monday, April 19
Wagner’s Lohengrin
Starring Eva Marton, Leonie Rysanek, Peter Hofmann, Leif Roar, and John Macurdy, conducted by James Levine. Production by August Everding. From January 10, 1986.

Tuesday, April 20
Mozart’s La Clemenza di Tito
Starring Lucy Crowe, Barbara Frittoli, Elina Garanča, Kate Lindsey, Giuseppe Filianoti, and Oren Gradus, conducted by Harry Bicket. Production by Jean-Pierre Ponnelle. From December 1, 2012. 

Wednesday, April 21
Puccini’s La Fanciulla del West
Starring Deborah Voigt, Marcello Giordani, and Lucio Gallo, conducted by Nicola Luisotti. Production by Giancarlo Del Monaco. From January 8, 2011. 

Thursday, April 22
Verdi’s Simon Boccanegra
Starring Anna Tomowa-Sintow, Vasile Moldoveanu, Sherrill Milnes, and Paul Plishka, conducted by James Levine. Production by Tito Capobianco. From December 29, 1984.

Friday, April 23
Philip Glass’s Satyagraha
Starring Rachelle Durkin, Richard Croft, Kim Josephson, and Alfred Walker, conducted by Dante Anzolini. Production by Phelim McDermott. From November 19, 2011.

Saturday, April 24
Beethoven’s Fidelio
Starring Karita Mattila, Ben Heppner, Falk Struckmann, and René Pape, conducted by James Levine. Production by Jürgen Flimm. From October 28, 2000.

Sunday, April 25
Poulenc’s Dialogues des Carmélites
Starring Isabel Leonard, Adrianne Pieczonka, and Karita Mattila, conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin. Production by John Dexter. From May 11, 2019.

Week 59 : City of Light

Monday, April 26
Puccini’s La Bohème
Starring Sonya Yoncheva, Susanna Phillips, Michael Fabiano, Lucas Meachem, and Matthew Rose, conducted by Marco Armiliato. Production by Franco Zeffirelli. From February 24, 2018. 

Tuesday, April 27
Lehár’s The Merry Widow
Starring Renée Fleming, Kelli O’Hara, Nathan Gunn, Alek Shrader, and Sir Thomas Allen, conducted by Sir Andrew Davis. Production by Susan Stroman. From January 17, 2015.

Wednesday, April 28
Giordano’s Andrea Chénier
Starring Maria Guleghina, Wendy White, Stephanie Blythe, Luciano Pavarotti, and Juan Pons, conducted by James Levine. Production by Nicolas Joël. From October 15, 1996.

Thursday, April 29
Massenet’s Manon
Starring Lisette Oropesa, Michael Fabiano, Artur Ruciński, and Kwangchul Youn, conducted by Maurizio Benini. Production by Laurent Pelly. From October 26, 2019.

Friday, April 30
Verdi’s La Traviata 
Starring Ileana Cotrubas, Plácido Domingo, and Cornell MacNeil, conducted by James Levine. Production by Colin Graham. From March 28, 1981. 

Saturday, May 1
Cilea’s Adriana Lecouvreur
Starring Anna Netrebko, Anita Rachvelishvili, Piotr Beczała, and Ambrogio Maestri, conducted by Gianandrea Noseda. Production by Sir David McVicar. From January 12, 2019.

Sunday May 2
Puccini’s La Rondine
Starring Angela Gheorghiu, Lisette Oropesa, Roberto Alagna, Marius Brenciu, and Samuel Ramey, conducted by Marco Armiliato. Production by Nicolas Joël. From January 10, 2009.

 

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