Digitized items from the Howard W. & Nancy A. Wildin Music Collection of original popular sheet music.Items date back to the mid-19th century, and there are complete song folios, along with materials created for specific theater and dance productions.
The digitized version offers the musical text and the critical commentaries of the entire Neue Mozart-Ausgabe, edited by the Internationale Stiftung Mozart in cooperation with the Mozart cities of Augsburg, Salzburg, and Vienna. The printed edition has been published by Bärenreiter-Verlag (www.mozart-portal.de and www.baerenreiter.com). Some restrictions apply to the reproduction of images of source materials, particularly in the supplement to the edition. For personal study and for educational and classroom use.
This database provides access to about 50,000 songs in more than 1,500 published song anthologies owned by the George F. DeVine Music Library at the University of Tennessee, located in Knoxville. Use this citation index to determine which anthologies contain the song(s) you need. You will not find the music or the words here, just the call number and book title. If you are not in Knoxville, ask your librarian about interlibrary loan options to obtain the songs you need be.
The Library of Congress has vast holdings of dramatic music of all kinds, including operas, musicals and musical revues, and film music. Sheet music excerpts from these works have been published for over 300 years. Presented here is a database of over 18,000 shows and productions dating from the 1690s to the present, containing more than 67,000 songs. These pieces come from all over the world and cover every conceivable topic, portraying the culture and history of their time and place in unique and valuable ways.