Pre-1700 Musical Treasures
Manuscript and Print from the collections of the Library of Congress
Among the thousands of rare books in the Music Division’s custody, there is an exceptional group of musical scores assembled under the Library of Congress classification M1490. This online presentation of pre-1700 musical scores is intended to serve as a truly unique resource for scholars, performers, and early music lovers alike.
How to Search
Using the fill-in box above, search by keyword. Searches may be limited by selecting an appropriate bibliographic field. It must be noted that searches limited to “name” produce results only for creator/composer. To find items by publisher name, use the default (all fields) search.