Other website lists and guides
Universities and Libraries
Unless otherwise stated all other American libraries have large collections of 19th C. popular American music and a few classical scores in low resolution.
- Digitized collections do not always show up in the results - go to Browse collections by subject.
- Complete online edition of the Neue Mozart Ausgabe (New Mozart Complete Edition)!
- Large collection of Schubert autographs. Watermarked.
- Sibelius Academy Nearly 1000 color pdf files (mostly manuscripts) including hundreds of manuscripts of Erkki Melartin. (Use Template SAK)
- Massive collection of scans, among which fast-growing collection of scores, among which several Gesamtausgaben (Handel, Liszt, Mendelssohn).
- Offerered by Klassik Stiftung Weimar. Click 'Suche' to see the search form in German. (distributing not allowed)
- Instrumental music for the Dresdener Hofkapelle (Quantz, Telemann, Graun)
- Scores in PDF or JPG format can be found by searching the online catalog.
- Grieg scores (Manuscripts)
Sheet Music Projects
New Engravings or Typesets
Original Scanned Music Providers
Not yet sorted
- Just Classical Guitar
- Klassik.de Portal für klassische Musik
- Musicaviva Over 1000 titles for brass instruments and well organized links
- Bibliothèque numérique de partitions de musique Keyboard instruments, Lute, Guitar, Facsimile ca.1300 scores, some copied from other sites. Beautiful baroque organ music editions!
- Pian e forte Piano, and 1 instrument+ piano. Preview of the first bars
- Bach Cantatas - entirely from bh200 and BGA, therefore, entirely uploaded onto IMSLP already.
- Various Scores on a site of Tomás Luis de Victoria
- Rowynet Classical and folk
- Pianopublicdomain.com Log-in is required, haven't tried it yet.
- El-atril (low resolution scores)
- Allpianosheet Commercial. Some free files.
- An Ukrainian Music Library
- Classical Scores.com
- The Hymns and Carols of Christmas Public domain scans of christmas music and hymns.
- Musica Erudita Virtual library of free scores.
- Free Sheet Music.de Piano Music
- Macdowell Music at Wellesley College
- Big collection of scores of piano music by Alkan.
- Abraham Espinosa's Site
- The Cobbett Library
- (decamp.net) Classical Sheet Music for Guitar
- Integral Music by Mauro Giuliani
- lykhin Another Russian One
- Dmitry Ralko
- Kreusch Sheet Music - original scans?
- Clarinet Institute
- partita.ru - wind music
- Russian Site with Music for Contrabass or English translation
- RagtimePiano.ca - old and rare ragtime music, apparently PD. Contains links to other sites in addition to original scans.
- Zither.us - Compositions for the Zither - arrangements and original compositions, about 250, PD-US, probably almost entirely PD-CA/PD-EU given the time of flourishing of the instrument (once very popular - according to HMB also)
- Kölnklavier - About 25 semi-scanned, semi-retypeset German methods, 1700-1900.
- Mike's Private Piano Music Archive small collection of scans.
- Project Gutenberg's Sheet Music Project Contains both retypeset scores in .MUS and .XML formats and scanned scores waiting to be retypeset.
- La Folia, a musical cathedral a web site edited by Paul Gabler as an effort to list all derivations and interpretations of the famous theme La Folia.
Commercial providers of public domain music
- CD Sheet Music
- The Sheet Music Archive, also known as SMA, subscription site with a few freely accessible scores. Most of the content nowadays is taken from IMSLP.
- Digital Sheet Plus Collection of Classical Sheet Music Downloads
- Boutique Musicreprints CDs, facsimiles, retypesets for organ and harpsichord. Mainly French composers.
- PCH Publishing Retypeset baroque pieces
- Notafina Downloadable scans of German and Austrian editions
- Monthly publication 1829-1900 giving details of publisher issues of over 330,000 titles.
- Mirror ONB (Austria National Library) hosted - has scans of images of the pages of each(?) month of the published Monatsberichte from 1829 to 1947, without the search feature or text transcriptions of their official site but with greater range.
- Hathi Trust Digital Library currently has eight volumes of the Hofmeister Monatsbericht from the 1890s that are searchable. Additional volumes in their collection are non PD-US and support only a limited search.
- Hathi Trust Digital Library currently has searchable volumes for the years 1858-1863, 1877-1888, and 1890-1908. Those that are non PD-US support only a limited search. Hathi Trust's PD-US volumes are available on IMSLP.
- Hathi Trust Digital Library currently has searchable volumes for the years 1845-1859, 1868-1885, 1892-1918. Additional volumes covering the years from 1919 to 1933 support only a limited search. Hathi Trust's PD-US volumes are available on IMSLP.
- Franz Pazdírek, Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur aller Zeiten und Völker. Produced between 1904 and 1910 the volumes serve as a listing of "music in print." Apparently, 34 volumes were produced but it seems possible that later printings combined volumes as some editions claim 13 volumes.