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In this guide, you'll find ways to get started on academic research in music, as well as sources for scores and online audio. There are also tools to help with music theory, both aural and written, and writing guides. Enjoy! ♫



Many sources of online music scores have become available over the internet in recent years.  Please be aware that copyright laws vary a great deal in different countries with regard to digitized works; take care to follow the laws that are relevant to your particular situation.

The website "Copyright Term and Public Domain in the United States" can serve as a starting place for determining the copyright situation for the materials you wish to use, but keep in mind that this only applies in the United States.

Freely available digital sheet music

Any number of organizations, not-for-profit or for-profit, have started to make music scores available online.