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Finding New Music

Helping you discover new pieces to perform.


Most uncataloged gift collections of scores in MSPAL have inventories. These collections include:

The following is a partial list of score collections that have been inventoried by staff in Special Collections in the Performing Arts. Some printed inventories are shelved in the Lowens Room for Special Collections in MSPAL. Contact SCPA for more information.

  • American Bandmasters Association Research Center Scores
  • Community Songbooks
  • Gillian B. Anderson Film Music Scores
  • Ginn & Co. Folk Music Collection
  • Maryland Sheet Music Collection
  • Minichini Band Scores
  • National Association of Wind and Percussion Instructors Research Center Scores
  • Manuscript and printed scores of individual composers, including Philip Gordon, Alice Parker, Claude T. Smith, Lynn Steele, and George Tremblay.
  • School Music Textbooks (historical collection)