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Musical Theatre

Indexes to Musical Theatre

Singers Musical Theatre Anthologies

  • Part 1 - Soprano (volumes 1-6)
  • Part 2 - Mezzo-soprano/Alto/Belter (volumes 1-6)
  • Part 3 - Tenor (volumes 1-6)
  • Part 4 - Baritone/Bass (volumes 1-6)
  • Part 5 - Duets (volumes 1-3)

The Teen's and 16-Bar Audition editions are not available at UCF.

Musical Scores in the UCF Library

The UCF Library has many scores included in the collection; some dramatic music publications are shelved on the 4th floor in the General Collection at M 1500 through M 1527.8, but search the UCF library catalog for specific pieces. Some anthologies of songs include:

Musical Scores and Sheet Music

Popular Music Book Indexes

  • Orlando Public Library has a card file index by song title of the popular music books in their collection.
  • Sheet Music Database Search (Clearwater Public Library) identifies which source contains a particular song title.
  • Popular Song Index is an index to selected books of popular songs in the collection of the Patchogue-Medford Public Library in New York. There are approximately 102,786 entries from 1,118 books which have been indexed.

Sheet Music Consortium -- "a group of libraries working toward the goal of building an open collection of digitized sheet music" provides an online index with links to full text sheet music.

Classical Music Index (Patchogue-Medford Library in New York) -- searchable by words in title, opus number, composer, and instruments

Mutopia Project "offers sheet music editions of classical music for free download. These are based on editions in the public domain, and include works by Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Handel, Mozart, and many others."

Music for the Nation: American Sheet Music (1820-1885, Library of Congress) "contains more than 62,500 pieces of historical sheet music registered for copyright: more than 15,000 registered during the years 1820-1860 and more than 47,000 registered during the years 1870-1885. Included are popular songs, operatic arias, piano music, sacred and secular choral music, solo instrumental music, method books and instructional materials, and music for band and orchestra. The collection documents the attitudes and tastes of a bygone era with music of many varieties and sources, all of it published in the United States."

Sheet Music Collections -- The Duke University Library maintains a web directory of sheet music collections available at other institutions.

International Music Score Library Project (Petrucci Music Library) -- search or browse by composer, nationality, instrumentation, time period. See also the Internet Archive version.

Other Resources for Music