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Blank Sheet Music
Instrumentation for: None
Categories: Any
Catalog Size: Special
This is a VERY cool, totally free web site for anyone who scores their own music and/or tabs. In just seconds, you can create blank music sheets in virtually any format, and them print them out for scoring. Music teachers and students will find this an invaluable resource! Updated 12/17/2007.

Dots4Strings: String Quartet Music
Instrumentation for: String Quartet
Categories:
Classical
Catalog Size: Very Small (1-10)

Dots4Strings is a very nice web site, specializing in music for String Quartets. Most of their catalog is for sale, rather than free, however they do have a small section of freebies that they offer to visitors. Free scores include music from Bach, Beethoven, Debussy and Tchaikovsky. All music in Sibelius Scorch format. Added 03/14/2008.

Free Blank Sheet Music
Instrumentation for: Any
Categories: All

Catalog Size: NA
If you're in need of blank pages to start scoring on, whether that be for piano, guitar or bass, you need look no further. Print out all you want here. Added 12/05/2007

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Free GuitarTips & Tabs by Bob Houlston
Instrumentation for: Guitar
Categories: Classical, Traditional
, Popular
Catalog Size: Medium (50-100)
It's not a large tab site, but it's a very good one, designed for beginners on the guitar. Bob's site has one of the most detailed, easy to read explanations I've seen on how to read guitar tab, and the site, overall, is a perfect place to just pick up your guitar and start getting familiar with reading tab notation. The selection of songs is good too, with everything from
Air on the G String to Music Box Waltz and House of the Rising Sun. Other featurings include guitar maintenance tips, playing styles, and many other extras. Verified  02/21/2008.

Free Music Scores
Instrumentation for: Brass, Horns, Organ and Winds
Categories: Classical
Catalog Size: Medium (50-100)
Here's a really nice collection of classical music arrangements for brass and horns, especially. Scores available for brass trios, quartets, large horn ensembles, winds, organ, harpsichord and more. Sheet music offered in scores and parts in PDF format. Updated 06/22/2007.


Free Sheet Music from Johan Tufvesson
Instrumentation for: Violin, Viola, Bass, Flute, Oboe
Categories: Classical

Catalog Size: Large (100-500)
A nice, varied collection of sheet music arrangements for strings from the 17th and 18th century. You'll find works here you won't find elsewhere - this is not your typical collection with the usual favorites. Very high quality PDF downloads, recommended especially for violinists looking for something a bit different to work on. Updated 03/14/2008.

Free Sheet Music for Brass Instruments
Instrumentation for: Brass Instruments
Categories: Classical

Catalog Size: Small (10-25)
A small, but nice collection of sheet music in PDF format for brass instruments. Selections include solos, duets, trios, quartets, quintets, sextets, and full band scores. Sheet music is free to use, courtesy of the St. George Brass Band of Sydney, Australia. Reviewed 08/18/2006.

Free Sheet Piano Music in PDF, MIDI and Video
Instrumentation for: Piano
Categories: Classical

Catalog Size: Small (10-25)
Once you get past the Google ads that dominate the web site, you'll find two dozen very high quality PDFs of many traditional classical songs, most of which are very simple arrangements. You'll find Canon in D, Ode to Joy, Fur Elise, Ave Maria, Albinoni's Adagio, Moonlight Sonata and more. New songs are added weekely. Added 04/03/2008.

Jubings Compositions and Transcriptions
Instrumentation for: Classical Guitar
Categories: Classical, Original

Catalog Size: Medium (25-50)
Jubings web site contains classical guitar transcriptions for both original and classical works. Classical compositions include works by Tarrega, Carulli, Boccherini, and Elgar. Transcriptions are mostly handwritten (but easy to read) made available in a downloadable gif format. MIDI files for each piece are also available. Updated 04/03/2008.

Magnolia Arts Sheet Music
Instrumentation for: Classical Guitar
Categories: Original, Christian
, Classical
Catalog Size: Very Small (Less than 10)
You'll find several high quality solo classical guitar arrangements here, free for download in PDF format. A few other arrangements, inludng several sacred pieces including
Be Thou My Vision, Fairest Lord Jesus, and Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus can be viewed free, but require a small payment to receive a printable version. Updated 11/26/2001.

Masters of Classical Music
Instrumentation for: Piano
Categories: Classical

Catalog Size: Small (10-25)
Though offering only a few sheet music selections, those available are *very* high quality PDFs and somewhat notable. Included is the classic Moonlight Sonata from Beethoven as well as a half dozen Bach selections. MIDI files available, as is sheet music in Scorch format. Updated 05/20/2002.

Matthew Dewey
Instrumentation for: Chamber Orchestra, Choir, Clarinet, Harp, Tuba, Pipe Organ, Viola, Guitar 
Categories: Original, Classical

Catalog Size: Very Small (Less than 10)
Film and theatrical score composer Matthew Dewey offers free sheet music of a few of his scores from his web site. These include Chamber Music as well as sheet music for choir, clarinet, harp, pipe organ, and solo viola with a guitar quartet. All sheet music scores in PDF format. Added 12/17/2007.

Michael Bednarek's Mozart Files
Instrumentation for: Piano
Categories: Classical, Christmas

Catalog Size: Large (100-500)
Michael Bednarek's collection features hundreds of free sheet music downloads (and MIDI) produced by MOZART music notation software. Of particular note you'll find a majority of the pieces from
Le nozze di Figaro Mozart's famous Opera, as well as other works from both Wolfgang and Leopold Mozart, Bach, Hadyn, and a other composers. Finally, the MOZART files features a nice selection of Christmas music, free for download. All sheet music is available in Mozart, MIDI, and PDF format. Updated 01/10/2008

Music Editions by Christoph Dalitz
Instrumentation for: Choir, Organ, Harp, Lute, Guitar, Violin, Recorder
Categories: Classical
Catalog Size: Small (10-25)

Here's a small, but very nice collection of sheet music featuring choir (mostly) joined by one or more other instruments. Selections include Psalms, canticles, motets, prayers, madrigals and songs for Mass. Mostly original works by Christoph Dalitz, all in high quality PDF format. Added 01/10/2008.


Music Education Magic
Instrumentation for: Full Band Scores
Categories: Classical, Pop, Christmas
Catalog Size: Small (33 as of this writing)

Folks looking for complete band scores in particular will find something to please here at Music Education Magic. Complete scores are included in both PDF and Sibelius formats for a large number of Christmas tunes plus many traditional favorites such as Amazing Grace, The Star-Spangled Banner, Ode to Joy, Dixie, Alouette and others. Added 12/28/2007.


The Music Library of Denis Bouriakov
Instrumentation for: Piano, Orchestral, Flute, Sax, Violin, Recorder & More
Categories: Classical
, Pop
Catalog Size: Large (100-500)
Bouriakov's classical sheet music library includes a large seleciton of songs
from Bach, Brahams, Skriabin, Rachmaninoff 's Rhaspody on a Theme by Paganini and others. You'll also find, strangely enough, a dozen or so songs by the rock band Queen. Sheet music is in both PDF and TIF format, and the quality varies throughout. Added 06/24/2003.

Musica Viva
Instrumentation for: Piano, Violin, Classical Guitar, Flute, Clarinet, Sax, Trumpet, Horns, Violin, Guitar, Chamber Music, Choral
Categories: Classical

Catalog Size: Very Large (500+)
Musica Viva has a terriffic selection of printable sheet music. These are sorted by instrument and feature not only piano and guitar, but also woodwinds, brass, strings, and ensemble. Once you select your instrument, you can browse by composer, title, or, in some cases, level of difficulty. Sheet music is NOT downloadable (just printable), but you can join the subscription service to have access to all files in a higher quality PDF format. In addition to the free sheet music archive, you'll find free manuscript paper, an 'Encyclopedia of Music', MIDI files, and some free software. Finally, Musica's Free Sheet Music Directory list hundreds of links, sorted by category, to other sheet music sites. Updated 11/04/2002

MusicStudents.com
Instrumentation for: Piano, Viola, Violin, Sax, Clarinet, Trumpet, Others
Categories: Classical, Jazz, Blues, Scales and Exercises

Catalog Size: Large (100-500)
Not only does MusicStudents.com offer a small selection of classical and traditional works, but it also provides a wide selection of jazz & blues progressions, scales and exercises for a variety of instruments. Lots of great material here for the student, including staccato and chromatic exercises, major and minor chord exercises, scales, arpeggios and more. One unique feature: once you make your selection, you can then view/download the music by instrument or by key scale. Scores are available in *.pdf format. Updated 02/25/2002.

Musica del Sur (South American Music Scores)
Instrumentation for: Piano, Classical Guitar, Orchestra
Categories: Classical

Catalog Size: Medium (50-100)
At Musica del Sur you'll find an interesting collection of South American sheet music available in very high quality PDF format. Some selections must be requested by email, but most are downloadable directly from the site. Guitarists looking for something a bit different, will especially appreciate this collection. Added 04/08/2002

Mutopia
Instrumentation for: Piano, Classical Guitar, Violin, Flute, Many Others...
Categories: Classical

Catalog Size: Large (100-500)
At Mutopia, you'll find a very nice collection of classical sheet music that you can browse by composer, instrument, or musical style (Renaissance, Baroque, etc). You can also search the database by any text variable (song, composer). Sheet music is provided in high quality pdf, postscript, GNU lilypond, and MIDI formats. A very good place to start, particularly for fans of classical music. Updated 04/22/2003.

MySheetMusic.com
Instrumentation for: Piano, Violin, Clarinet, Flute, Trumpet, Clarinet, More
Categories: Classical, Hymns, Children's, Christmas, Folk

Catalog Size: Medium (100 free)
MySheetMusic.com has one of the highest quality, most complete catalogs of sheet music for piano and other instruments that we've reviewed. They offer only 100 sheet music samples for free, but if you're willing to become a "Platinum Member" for $29.95, you can gain access to print all 1300+ files they offer. You'll find dozens of titles, sorted by category as well as alphabetically. While a majority of the pieces are classical, there is a considerable selection of music from other categories including Ragtime, Hymns, Children, Folk, and Christmas. All selections are available in the popular Scorch format. Note, free downloadable manuscript paper is also available. Updated 12/20/2007.

My Music Section
Instrumentation for: Piano
Categories: Classical

Catalog Size: Medium (25-50)
This personal page belonging to Alan Chan hosts a collection of his classical piano favorites with links to MIDI files. A few of these 'favorites' include free sheet music by
Mozart, Bach, and Liszt. The sheet music is provided in Power Point format, however, which is a bit unusual. You'll need to download the free power point viewer (available from Microsoft) to see them. We recommend you skip all this however, and go directly to the much more interesting selection of Chopin sheet music as arranged by Leopold Godowsky, who sought to rework Chopin's Etudes into more eclectic, and more difficult, arrangements. These scores are in *.gif format, having been scanned from the originals. Updated 07/16/2002.

Nissimo Free Sheet Music
Instrumentation for: Piano, Violin, Viola, Others
Categories: Classical, Kids
Catalog Size: Large (100-500)
The Nissimo site, dedicated to public domain classical music, offers plenty of free sheet music selections in *.pdf format. You'll find selections by Albinoni, Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Grieg, Handel and many more. The sheet music database is completely searchable by composer or composition title. Nissimo also offers a children's page with some great entry-level lessons on music notation, time signatures, and more. Updated 05/20/2002.

OLGA: The Online Guitar Archive
Instrumentation for: Guitar (Tablature), Bass (Tablature), Classical Guitar
Categories: Pop, Rock, Country, Classical

Catalog Size: Huge (25,000+)
When the Internet was still young, there was really only one place to find guitar tablature - OLGA. And even though the Internet has aged and become much more diversified, OLGA still stands out as a mighty large source of guitar tablature for the web. OLGA's sleek design and and folder-based archive makes it easy to navigate. Completely searchable, or browseable by artist. You'll also find text-based lessons and a chord generator. Updated 07/16/2002.

Paul Copeland - Original Sheet Music
Instrumentation for: Piano, Classical Guitar, Organ, Flute, Percussion
Categories: Original, Classical, Childrens

Catalog Size: Medium (50-100)
Piano instructors take note! Composer and piano teacher Paul Copeland is offering free sheet music from his original instrumental arrangements for piano, organ, flute and guitar. Some of these are great for kids (
Cheeky Toad Blues, Waltz of the Golliwogs), having been written by Paul specifically for his students. If you are a 'student' at a more technical level, you'll enjoy the more advanced selections. Each composition is easily downloadable in *.gif and/or *.pdf format. MIDI files are also available. If you have a few extra moments, enjoy the musical Word Find puzzles (also great for students), Paul's online concerts, and his Andy Warhol tribute! Updated 06/24/2003

Perso-Flamenco
Instrumentation for: Guitar (Flamenco/Classical)
Categories: C
lassical
Catalog Size: NA (Links Only)
Normally we don't include link-only free sheet music (or tab) sites in this directory, however, as this particular site specializes in Flamenco style guitar playing, we thought it a useful resource for guitarists seeking tablature for this hard-to-find genre of music. Perso-Flamenco also features a selection of links for classical guitar players. Updated 05/20/2003.

Polymnia Records
Instrumentation for: Piano
Categories: Classical
Catalog Size: Small (10-25)
According to the
Polymnia Records' web site, they are the only record company that has released the complete solo piano music collection of Sigismund Thalberg, the only rival to Franz Liszt. Samples of Thalberg's music can be downloaded here (full scores are $1), but there are also a few complete scores from Erik Satie, Franz Liszt, Chopin, Mendelssohn, Badarzewska,, Godard, Rimsky-Korsakow, Hagg, Brahms and Beethoven. Added 06/22/2005.

Primo Tema: Free Sheet Music Mailing List
Instrumentation for: Piano, Accordion
Categories: Classical

Catalog Size: None - Email List Only - Subscribe at Site
Primo Tema music publishers have started up a free sheet music mailing list to help promote Italian classical and popular music. The sheet music is written both for accordian and piano, and will be mailed to subscribers in *.pdf format (most files 100k -200k in size). Subscribing is easy and of course free. Updated 05/27/2002

Quatre Mains: Piano for Four Hands
Instrumentation for: Piano
Categories: Classical
Catalog Size: Small (10-25)
Quatre-mains.net aims to build a library of at least 100 free scores for piano for four hands, publishing one new selection a week. As of this writing, there are about twenty. The scores are scanned from books, so while the printed quality could be better, the scores are still readable. These would make fun exercises for accomplished pianists. Add 02/20/2007.

Richard Harris: Free Sheet Music
Instrumentation for: Piano (other instrumentation optional)
Categories: C
lassical
Catalog Size: Medium (50-100)
Richard is an arranger and transcriptionist who will take any classical, folk or ragtime piece you give him and either transcribe it for you, or rearrange it for simpler (or more difficult) arrangement. He can also arrange any tune for any instrument you choose. If you sign up for his mailing list, he also gives you access to his personal online library of about sixty classical arrangements, ranging from Grades 1-8 and featuring music by Allegri, Back, Bartok, Beethoven, Chopin, Debussy and many others. Files are in *.tif format. Added 01/04/2008.

Rudolph's Music
Instrumentation for: Piano, Organ
Categories: Classical

Catalog Size: Very Small (Free), Large (Available by Paid Subscription)
Rudolph Nemeth, pianist and composer, offers visitors to his web site a good size collection of sheet music featuring many of your favorite composers, including works by Bach, Grieg, Handel, Joplin, Beethoven, Mozart and many, many others. Unfortunately, only a handful of these are free to print. The remainder, a very large library, can be viewed and played online for free, but require a paid subscription to actually print out. To see the sheet music in your web browser, you'll need to install the very cool
Scorch plug-in, which allows you to transpose the song to any key, or to another instrument, with the click of a mouse. Updated 08/26/2002.

Scores for Free
Instrumentation for: Piano
Categories: Classical

Catalog Size: Medium (50-100)
Here's a simple, easy-to-navigate site featuring a few dozen classical scores from Beethoven, Bizet, Chopin, Liszt, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Rameau, Satie, Schubert, Strauss and Tchaikovsky. Scores are in PDF format, and you can preview the tunes or download them as MIDI files. Added 07/02/2007.

Sheet Music for Guitar by Theo Radic
Instrumentation for: Guitar
Categories: Classical
Guitar
Catalog Size: Very Small (Less than 10)
Theo Radic, a classical guitarist with the '96 Strings' guitar orchestra of Stockholm, has made several sheet music downloads for classical guitar available at his web site. Compositional influences sited for original works include Bach, Dowland, Giuliani, Carcassi, Sor, Tárrega and others. Sheet music in high quality, PDF format. Added 09/09/2002.

Solo Guitar Society
Instrumentation for: Solo Guitar
Categories: Classical

Catalog Size: Small (10-25)
The Solo Guitar Society features a small, but very high quality selection of Brazilian songs for solo guitar. You'll also find three solo guitar selections from J.S. Bach. The site is, by default, in Portuguese, by English speakers note the icon for the English version on the left to find your way around. All sheet music in PDF format. Added 12/31/2001.

Solo Flute Sheet Music
Instrumentation for: Flute
Categories: Classical

Catalog Size: Very Small (Less than 10)
Here's something for the flute player. You'll find a half-dozen downloadable sheet music selections for solo flute. Includes
Chariots of Fire, Bach's Prelude in C, Massenet's Meditation from Thais and others. Available in PDF format. Added 06/17/2002.

Turlough O'Carolan - Irish Harper
Instrumentation for: Harp
Categories: Historical
, Classical
Catalog Size: Small (10-25)
Dedicated to the music of 17th century harpist Turlough O'Carolan, here you'll find beautiful, magical arrangements of O'Carolan's music. Each arrangement includes a MIDI file, and many come with *.gif files of the sheet music (most are melody only) you may print out and download. Updated 02/18/2002


Variations: Online Musical Scores
Instrumentation for: Piano, Orchestra, Choral, Chamber, Opera
Categories: Classical

Catalog Size: Medium (50-100)
This catalog of music from Indiana University contains scores of all kinds, from opera, to orchestral, choral, piano and more. To download scores, select the category you want, and then when you find the score you want, view the 'larger, scrollable version' of each. This will open your browser into a new window, from which you can scroll through each page of the sheet music. Files are in *.gif format, and you'll need to right click on each image to save each page to your local drive. It's a bit of a process, but the sheet music is good quality, and quite readable. Added 11/05/2001.


violinandviola
Instrumentation for: Violin, Viola, Cello, Strings.
Categories: Classical, Original
Catalog Size: Small (10-25)

String players will love violinandviola, a resource designed for string teachers, shops and players. You'll find forums, a directory of teachers and performers, instrument sales, and of course, free sheet music. Selections include works for violin, viola, cello, and strings and are categorized by difficulty. Sheet music in PDF format. Added 03/18/2002.


Violin Online
Instrumentation for: Violin
Categories: Classical
, Christmas 
Catalog Size: Small (10-25)
Violin Online is an instructional site for beginning violinists, and includes educational material on fingering, bow placement, music fundamentals and more. Included in the sites 'Excercise Studio' are a dozen etudes for violin, including works by Bach, Wohlfahrt, and Sitt. In the "music store" you'll also find a nice selection of easy violin selections for the Christmas season. Updated 02/05/2008.

Violin Sheet Music
Instrumentation for: Violin
Categories: Classical

Catalog Size: Medium (50-100)
If you're a violist, you'll find lots to choose from here. Scores are included from Beethoven, Haydn, Handel, Mozart, Paganini, Tchaikovsky and a dozen others. Some scores are solo violin, some come with piano accompaniment. All scores are in PDF format, scanned in from books by the look of it. The quality of the scans vary. Added 02/05/2008.

Virtual Sheet Music
Instrumentation for: Piano, Violin, Sax, Trumpet, Cello, Viola, Clarinet, Others
Categories: Classical

Catalog Size: Small (50+) free catalog, Large (1200+) pay catalog
VSM is primarily dedicated to classical sheet music and offers a very impressive collection of downloadable sheet music from selected composers. While VSM has a large pay catalog for sale, they offer about sixty free downloadable demos from Bach, Chopin, Joplin, Mendelssohn and others. These are all VERY high quality scores. Sheet music from the remaining catalog is available for purchase individually, or you can pay a small membership fee ($37.75) to have access to all the sheet music scores you want. All sheet music is carefully catagorized by composer, instrument, ensemble, category, or skill level. A good solid collection of popular works. Updated 02/05/2008.

Werner Icking Music Archive
Instrumentation for: Piano, Vocal, Violin, Cello, Viola, Voice, Choral, Organ, Flute, Classical Guitar, Many Others.
Categories: Classical

Catalog Size: Very Large (500+?)
The Werner Icking Music Archive has a large inventory of free sheet music, including a number of modern composers. Instrumentation is primarily piano, violin, viola, flute and cello with a few others thrown in for good measure. There's a ton of music to choose from, including Bach, Beethoven, Bruckner, Schubert, and many, many others. The sheetmusic is available free for download, most of which is in *.gif or *.pdf format. While the size and organization of the site makes it a bit or a chore to sort through (particularly if you're looking for one particular instrument), the large and interesting catalog makes it worth the effort. Reviewed 09/24/2001

The Windsor Brass - Free Brass Sheet Music
Instrumentation for: Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone & Tuba
Categories: Christian, Classical
Catalog Size: Very Small (Less than 10)
The Windsor Brass Ensemble from Minnesota regularly performs pieces from the Classical and Renaissance era, as well as ragtime and hymns. At their web site they've provided a small selection of free arrangements for brass including
Faith of our Fathers, Ode to Joy, and Bach's Peasant Dance. PDF files are available for each instrument listed above, and MIDI files are also available for quick listening. Updated 04/15/2002 


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