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Music Library: Online Scores – Composer Specific

Finding Public Domain Scores Online

Below is a list of selected websites where you will find digitized scores that are in the public domain.  Be aware that some sites provide better editions and quality images than others.

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Composer Specific

Chopin Early Editions — University of Chicago Library

  • Scanned as pictures
  • Designed for display not printing

Old Liszt Edition

  • “Carl-Alexander-Ausgabe” in 34 volumes
  • Designed for display not printing

Jean-Baptiste Lully Collection – University of North Texas Libraries

  • Designed for display not printing


  • Full Scores
  • Can hear the music while viewing the scores

Carl Nielsen Edition – Download

  • Selected works are available for free download as .pdf
  • Find introductions to his works
  • See what manuscript and printed sources are extant
  • More will be available late