Music Manuscripts Online

Music Manuscripts Online provides access to a selection of more than 700 digitized music manuscripts from the Morgan’s collections, for study and enjoyment. Browse by composer, manuscript, or search above.

Beethoven's manuscript for his Violin and Piano Sonata, op. 96 in G major, purchased by Pierpont Morgan in 1907

These digitized manuscripts are only a portion of the total music holdings at the Morgan, which include over eleven hundred music manuscripts and thousands of rare printed scores, musicians’ letters, librettos, playbills, and portraits. Search CORSAIR, the Morgan's online collection catalog, to explore complete music holdings or browse highlights (PDF) from across the collections. Visit the Morgan Fairchild Reading Room to study items in person (by permission and appointment), or request digital images (by permission) for items not available on this page.

The Music Manuscripts Online project has been made possible by a generous gift from an anonymous donor.

Additional support has been provided by The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.

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