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.
- 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.
- 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 Compositions and Arrangements
Please obey the copyright laws of your country for public performance.
- Calm-Down-Corner Michael Odenkirchen's short piano pieces. With sound recordings.
- Fabio Machado Arrangements and retypeset scores (mainly for Mandolin) and some scores from other websites.
- Majestic pipes.com Organ music composed by Jim Leonard (licensed under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 3.0).
- Jay Lichtman, Hartford University Brass chamber music arrangements. "All sheet music may be freely distributed without restriction."
- Robert Lavigne. Compositions, transcriptions and arrangements. With MP3, MIDI and engraving files (Sibelius).
- Leo Ornstein. Some works already on imslp.
- Wiering Software About 10 arrangements for string quartet
- DichMusik Arne Dich's compositions and arrangements.
- copy-us More than 500 modern works.
- Benjamins Crowell's Modern arrangements for strings, with engraving files (LilyPond).
- Starmole Modern, commercial.
- John Bladen A few organ and flute arrangements
- Sekishi Recorder Quartet Arrangements for recorder quartet, with MIDI and MP3 files.
- LoveSchubert Arrangements for recorder ensembles, mith MIDI files.
- Paul Butler Renaissance, arrangements, with MIDI files.
- Eva Toller Arrangements for choir.
- Peter Billam Compositions and arrangements
- Christoph Dalitz Compositions, arrangements and transcriptions.
- Transkriptionen für Gitarre Guitar arrangements.
- The Musick Cabinet Various arrangements and a few scans.
- SCA Dance Database Search Engine Early music for 4 instruments.
- Philip Perry Arrangements for bass recorder.
- Aeolian Consort Early music arranged for recorders.
- John Goodin Arrangements for mandolin.
- Zoltan Pauliny Compositions, mainly for violin. Commercial.
- Harmer Recorder Music Classical pieces arranged.
- Marc Giacone Organ and piano. Click on Partitions.
New Engravings and Typesets
- HymnWiki Hymn scores with MIDI and engraving files (LilyPond)
- Música del Sur Southamerican music scores on line (guitar, piano, orchestra and chamber music)
- Tobi's Notenarchiv Retypeset sheet music from Bach, Mozart and other composers (licensed under Creative Commons BY-NC 3.0).
- e-partitions Mainly scores for organ
- Nicola Ferroni editions Organ and vocal scores, ca.1600
- Nénuvar Éditions Nicolas Sceaux. About 20 Baroque works with engraving files (LilyPond)
- Danish Centre for Music Publication
- QUICS Vocal pieces, ca.1600.
- Alain Naigeon for recorder, Renaissance, with engraving files (Encore).
- The band music of Amilcare Ponchielli Scores and parts
- MAB soloists 1300-1700 vocal pieces with engraving files (MusiXTeX).
- Project Runeberg. Baroque, northern Europe. Some scores already on imslp.
- Ensemble vocal Arenaï. French, Renaissance choral works with MIDI files.
- La Note Sensible. For choir. Excerpts only. Complete scores on request.
- Órgãos de Portugal. Portuguese organ pieces, ca. 1600.
- CCARH Bach, Händel, Mozart, Vivaldi.
- Ottaviano Petrucci Renaissance and later, also transcribed for keyboard instrument, other instruments, esp. recorders.
- Gregor & Taube Gregorian chant.
- Hans Mons Dulcian scores and parts, 1500-1700.
- another Hans Mons collection other instruments, 1500-1700
- Tomás Luis de Victoria and other Spanish composers, with engraving files (LilyPond)
- Musica Sacra Church Music Association of America.
- Sarge Gerbode Lute tablatures, with engraving files (Fronimo, TAB)
- Serpent Publications Renaissance, Elizabethan, with engraving files (LilyPond, ABC)
- ABC ARCHIVE OF EARLY MUSIC Lute tablatures in PostScript format, with engraving files (ABC).
- Yann Legallic For recorder ensemble.
- MuseData Only engraving files (MuseData) and MIDI
- The Harpsichord Music of Antonio Soler with MIDI and MP3.
- Arno Rog Baroque vocal works. Counts only 3 works so far.
- Stiftskirche Lindau am Bodensee Baroque church music.
- Jacques Duphly Typeset by Pierre Gouin. Now entirely on imslp.
- Manfreds Notenpool Church songs. Only engraving files (Finale). Some PDFs available on CPDL.
- Grupo Vocal Sólo Voces Vocal scores.
- Ensemble baroque DOLCE TEMPO Vocal scores. Search 'partition' in this page.
- Cipoo.net Choral scores with MIDI and engraving files (NWC).
- Computerized Mensural Music Editing Project Viewing the scores seems complicated but has engraving files (XML).
- Oliver Nicolson A few choir and organ scores.
- Classicaland Scores retypeset by Alessandro Simonetto. Some scans too.
- Free Sheet Music.de Piano music. Beware: tries to cause you to install strange applications
- Jean-François Delcamp Classical works for guitar with videos.
- Jean-Marie Balfourier Choral works. Only engraving files (NWC) and MIDI files. Has some copyrighted works.
- Archiv der Stiftskirche Lindau
- Atrium Maucamedi Medieval, vocal, with engraving files (PMX).
- Project Gutenberg, sheet music section. Some pieces have only the engraving files (Finale or XML).
Original Scanned Music Providers
- Project Gutenberg's Sheet Music Project Scanned scores waiting to be retypeset for this New Engravings and Typesets project above.
- classic.chubrik.ru mp3s and pdfs.
- Aleksei Nevilko, composer. A lot of scores. Very slow download.
- Tarakanov.net A lot here: Russian and international music
- Forgotten and Neglected Piano Masterworks. Some rare scores, available on request.
- bh2000 - Already entirely on IMSLP
- Classical-Sheet-Music.eu Easy piano scores
- Art Song Central Scores for piano and voice, primarily Art Song
- Quatre Mains.net Piano 4h scans
- Creative Guitar.org A site similar to IMSLP for PD guitar sheet music, contains complete works for Napoleon Coste
- DIAMM - Archived images of medieval music (14000 pages, according to the about page). Registration required for access.
- Band Music PDF Library - PD-US works. Scores and parts included.
- piano.ru Scans intended for a Russian piano competition.
- Harry Wimmer Manuscripts of Bach's 6 Cello Suites, in monochrome GIF format, with "discussions".
- The Dancing Master John Playford's book with figures added to each dance.
- Alan Cowderoy French popular songs edited ca. 1700, in jpg format.
- The Wolfenbuttel Chansonnier French Renaissance popular songs, in jpg format.
- Wellesley College Edwards MacDowell's piano music
- Violin Sheet Music A few typeset fiddle tunes and lots of scanned classical works.
- Universidade Federal do Paranà, Brazil - Collection of scores by composers starting with B.
A significant part of their scores are copies from other sites.
Not yet sorted
Commercial providers of public domain music
most websites offer free samples.
PD scans only
- Klassik.de Notenbücher
- Elibron Printed copies, a few downloadable pdfs.
- EveryNote Downloadable pdfs.
- Load.cd Beware: resells downloads freely available from IMSLP, for 10-50 cents per page!
- 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
- Piano Rare Scores Sells sets of a composer's works.
Retypeset, copyrighted editions only
Includes both categories
- Pianostreet Besides the obscure subscribers-only collection some forum posters have attached some really-free scores to their messages.
- Boutique Musicreprints CDs, facsimiles, retypesets for organ and harpsichord. Mainly French composers.
- Sheetmusicplus Includes also Scores and/or parts in PDF format]
- Notafina Downloadable scans of German and Austrian editions, some copyrighted.
- BNote Sells printed copies.
Other score resources
- Score Exchange The Scorch plugin is required. Lots of free and non-free scores. They can't be downloaded, but only viewed or printed.
- Finale Showcase Lots of free scores in .MUS format. Finale, or the free version Finale Reader is required.
- Pianofiles Sheet music trading forum.