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Best of the Web: Performing Arts » Music » Music Libraries & Archives
- Beethoven-Haus Bonn
- Bobst Library (New York University): Music Collections
- Columbia University Music & Arts Library
- Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library (Harvard University)
- Historical Sound Recordings Collection, Yale University
- Indiana University Music Library
- Institute of Jazz Studies (The John Cotton Dana Library at The Rutgers State University of New Jersey, Newark)
- Institute of Jazz Studies, Rutgers University
Juilliard School Library and Archives
Though materials only circulate to school students and faculty, others may make appointments to view their unique holdings on music, dance, and drama.
Lila Acheson Wallace Library (Juilliard School)
"The Juilliard Manuscript Collection"An extraordinary collection of 138 priceless autograph manuscripts, sketches, engravers proofs, and first editions, which were donated to the School in February 2006 by Juilliard Board Chairman Bruce Kovner..."
- Sibley Music Library (Eastman School of Music)
- Stanford University Music Library
The Smithsonian National Museum of American History: American Music Collections
Emphasizes late 19th & 20th centuries including Big Band jazz, Gospel and African American sacred music, and folk music includes the Duke Ellington Collection & the Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.
- University of California at Berkeley Music Library
- Yale University Music Library