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MUS 511: Foundations and Methods of Musicology I


This page can help you find reliable, scholarly editions of printed music online that have been created by musicologists. The resources collected here are not meant to be an exhaustive list or guide to online music editions, but rather a selection of reputable tools to help you identify and locate online music editions yourself.

Key Resource Lists for Online Collections

These sites only list various online historic sheet music collections, but do not search them.

Online Collections By Category

These collections generally include popular music (piano and or piano-vocal pieces) from the mid-late 1800's to the early 20th century, but scope varies by collection.

The collections tend toward classical music (not just vocal or piano music).