Classical Scores & Music References Online

Classical Scores Library contains hundreds of thousands of pages of the most important classical music scores, manuscripts, and previously unpublished material, allowing for the study and analysis of more than 8,000 musical scores. Many items have associated audio tracks in Classical Music Library, so that subscribers to both collections can listen to a recording online while following along with the full score.

Classical Scores Library allows users to access multiple types of scores across various composers, genres, and time periods. Within seconds, beginning music students can explore Beethoven’s entire compositional output, or music experts can compare different musical settings of the Magnificat from the 15th century to the 21st century-without the need to find and carry heavy scores and multiple CDs. Click here for a full description.

From the ancient Greek modes to modern compositions for prepared piano, Classical Music Reference Library offers comprehensive coverage of all classical genres, spanning music from the Medieval period to the 21st century, including definitions of musical terms and biographical information on the major classical composers and artists. In addition to the authoritative Baker’s resources, Baker’s Dictionary of Music, Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, and Baker’s Student Encyclopedia of Music, there are biographies, chronologies, primary source readings, and critical texts.

Other Music Resources in the Library:

DRAM Stream American music recordings by New World Records
Classical Music Library Stream classical music recordings
Judaica Sound Archives Research and listen to  Yiddish, Hebrew, and Sephardic music.
Musical Scores in Special Collections and Archives Search music scores and sheet music from the FAU Special Collections
Library Research Guide for Music