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Sheet Music Collection

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The Sheet Music Collection consists of nearly 10,000 published titles, including both single sheets of music and songbook compilations. Its strengths are in two areas:

  • 19th- to mid-20th-century songs (classical, popular, stage, and sacred) supplementing the library’s catalogued holdings with offerings in different keys and arrangements; focuses on material not in the public domain
  • Popular songs that date primarily from the 1970s to the 1990s, including pop, rock, country, and contemporary Christian music

Though the collection does contain some pre-1923 public domain material, it focuses mainly on copyrighted material unavailable elsewhere. For public domain sheet music in digital format, visit Sheet Music Collections.

Note: This database does not index our comprehensive collection of musical theater piano-vocal scores, which are included in WRLC Catalog.

For more information contact:

Music Library
101 Ward Hall
202-319-5424 (Voice) (E-mail)

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