Library of Congress: Music Treasures Consortium



Mendelssohn's added clarinet and bassoon part to J.S. Bach's cantata "Gottes Zeit," BWV 106. (photo: Courtesy of the Library of Congress)

The Library of Congess is bringing together some of the world’s great libraries for a special purpose.

It’s called the Music Treasures Consortium, which “provides online access to the world’s most valued music manuscripts and print materials, held at the most renowned music archives, in order to further research and scholarship.”

So far, the membership includes the British Library, Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library (Harvard University), Library of Congress, Lila Acheson Wallace Library (Juilliard School), Morgan Library & Museum, and New York Public Library.

Read more: Music Treasures Consortium (Library of Congress)

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