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The Bush Library building is closed until further notice, but our library staff and many services can still be accessed remotely, and many of our resources can be accessed or requested electronically.
Student guide to conducting research remotely
This faculty guide will help instructors discover services and resources while our library building is closed.
The following links are free sources for scores in the public domain.
Remember: Hamline also owns scores you can borrow. You have access to scores from the other CLIC libraries and, possibly, the rest of the world. To find scores in CLICsearch, enter a term -- composer, title, instrument, etc. Then, use the filters on the left (under Tweak it!).
Resource Type > scores
horses > Resource Type > score
bach > Resource Type > score
voice > Resource Type > score
voice and bach > Resource Type > score
IMSLP stands for International Music Score Library Project. Sharing the world's popular domain music.
Choral Public Domain Library
"Free choral/vocal scores, texts, translations, and other useful information"
Civil War Sheet Music
Over 2500 pieces from the Library of Congress. "The collection is limited to music about the war and therefore does not include every piece of sheet music published during the war. In addition to the music, many of the covers are worth noting. They treat a variety of subjects ranging from conventional portraits of generals to battlefield scenes to the popular image of Jefferson Davis escaping in petticoats."
Irish Sheet Music Archives
For Irish music lovers everywhere. Browse the collection to limit your results by Instrumentation (e.g. accordion or harp), subject (e.g. Art Deco?!) or Novelty Songs (e.g. Irish-Tango) and more.
Sheet Music Consortium
A group of libraries sharing their digitized sheet music. Browse by institution, title, subject, name, or date published to get an overview of what's available.