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A Guide to Library Resources for Music

Online Scores and Sheet Music

Music published in or before 1922, is in the Public Domain in the United States.  

Four types of Music Editions

IMSLP/Petrucci Music Library

Choral Public Domain Library

CPDL is a free sheet music website with an emphasis in choral music. It also contains information about composers and can be a useful resource when you start a search. CPDL has a management team but also relies heavily on volunteers to make additions and edits to pages. As with any wiki resource, you'll want to consult additional resources for accuracy.  To find out more about the Choral Public Domain Library, search the ChoralWiki About page. 

Music in the Public Domain