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Digital Scores: A Guide to Online Notated Music Sources: Other Resources & Update Archive

Located here: 1) an alphabetical list of resources considered for the main guide but omitted because they did not meet the criteria for inclusion (see introduction); 2) defunct or long-inactive websites; and 3) an archive of older site update postings.

Resources Examined but Not Separately Cited in This Guide

Defunct or Long-Inactive Sites

Archive of Earlier Site Updates from Home Page

-- June 3, 2017: newly added: Finding Scores Online (RL);  (DIGMA, MDZ Digitale Bibliothek (both MLC); Early Music Online (MEI); Gilbert and Sullivan Archive (MCE); Fondo de Música Tradicional (OR).

-- May 29, 2017: newly added: Digital Scores & Libretti (Harvard) (MLC); Biblioteca Digital del Patrimonio Iberoamericano (PS); updated in MEI: DIAMM, Répertoire des manuscrits médiévaux notés.

-- May 28, 2017: newly added: Cambridge Digital Library, Danish National Digital Sheet Music Archive, Doria, Federacja Bibliotek Cyfrowych (FBC) (all MLC); Band Music from the Civil War Era; Classical String Quartets (both in STC); Codices Electronici Sangallenses, C.P.E. Bach Complete Works, Bruckner Online, e-codices (all MEI); Pacific Northwest Sheet Music Collection (in SM); CCARH (in PUS); updated in STC: St. Petersburg Score Collection; updated in MCE: C.M.M.E. Project.

-- May 23, 2017: newly added: Austrian National Library & DIGAR Digitaalarhiiv (both MLC)

-- Feb. 26, 2017: newly added: Women Composers Collection (STC); category Smaller Collections (SC) changed to Smaller & Topical Collections (STC).

-- Oct. 30, 2016: newly added: Museopen (PS); Chopin's First Editions Online; Arnold Schönberg Center (both MEI); (PUS); updated in PUS:

-- Oct. 26, 2016: newly added: Opera and Ballet Primary Sources (BYU) (PS); American Vernacular Music Manuscripts, ca. 1730-1910 (MEI); Archive of Seventeenth-Century Italian Madrigals and Arias and Online Music Anthology (A-R Editions) (both MCE); Bärenreiter Study Score Reader App (PV); updated in MCE: NMA Online (Digital Mozart Edition).

-- Oct. 25, 2016: newly added: Internet Archive (PS); Internet Culturale (MLC); American Sacred Music (SC); Schubert Online and Schumann Autographs (University Library, Bonn) (both to MEI); The Moldenhauer Archives (LC) and Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana (LC) (both SM); updated in SC: Virtual Music Rare Book Room; updated in SM: Sheet Music Consortium, World War I Sheet Music (LC), Yiddish American Popular Sheet Music (LC), Yiddish Sheet Music (Brown)

-- Oct. 19, 2016: newly added: and My Score (J. W. Pepper) (both CAMJ).

-- Sept. 18, 2016: newly added: Trove (National Library of Australia), Juilliard Manuscript Collection, The Morgan Library & Museum, Saxon State and University Library Dresden. Music and Theatre Library of Sweden (all MLC); Josquin Research Project (MCE); updated in MLC: Library of Congress, New York Public Library, Sibley Music Library.

-- Aug. 26, 2016: newly added: Digital Sheet Music Archives, launched same date (RL); Ignaz Pleyel Early Editions (M&EI); Digital Library of Slovenia, Polona (both MLC); African American Sheet Music (SC); Carl Nielsen Edition (MCE).

-- Aug. 16, 2016: updates: RISM, Répertoire des manuscrits médiévaux notés (both M&EI); Henle (P&V).

-- Aug. 16, 2016: work resumed on guide following its initial announcement and prototype demonstration at 2016 IAML Meeting in Rome, July 7.