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Digital Scores: A Guide to Online Notated Music Sources: Manuscripts (All Periods) & Early Imprints

Listed here are specialized websites that contain or point to digitized manuscripts, early imprints, and first editions of research and historical interest, including many collections focused on one composer.

See also Major Library Collections and Smaller Collections for manuscripts and early imprints held by specific institutions.

Resource Lists

Early Music: Portals to Manuscripts & Imprints


United States

Key Composers

Resource lists of composer sites:

Selected single composer sites with substantial content: