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Acadia Early Music Archive

Comprehensive selection of Early Music scores (mostly in the PostScript .eps format).

Bodleian Library

Early Music facsimiles from Bodleian Library of the University of Oxford.

The Cantigas de Santa Maria

The Cantigas de Santa Maria medieval-era manuscripts are one of the largest collections of monophonic songs from the middle ages.

Choral Public Domain Library

Begun in December 1998, CPDL is one of the world's largest free sheet music sites.  You can use CPDL to find scores, texts, translations, and information about composers, including composers of Early Music.


Recommended books and scores from Classical.net.

Early Music FAQ

The Early Music FAQ Scores, Sounds & Sources page, with links to Facsimiles, Editions & Texts.


Wide-ranging selection of free early music scores by genre, composer, and instrument.

International Music Score Library Project

IMDBP strives to categorize every single piece of music ever written.

Italian Madrigal Resource Center

Italian madrigals, particularly from the late-16th/early-17th centuries.

Lute Tablatures

Lute tablatures (PDFs and PostScript) from Wayne Cripps.

Luth - Librairie

Lute tablatures from Richard Civiol.

Guitar, Lute & Mandolin

Classical guitar and lute tablature from Allan Alexander.

Christian Mondrup

Recorder music (PDFs and sound files) provided by Christian and Annette Mondrup.

Hans Mons

Free early music sheet music (PDFs) from Hansmons.com.

Musica Divina

2000+ pages of online Sacred Renaissance Polyphony.

Musica Viva

Free sheet music downloads for almost any instrument.


A multi-lingual search engine for musicians, helping them to search throughout hundreds of sites for scores, sheet music, tabs, backing tracks, lyrics, mp3s, and other necessary information.

Johan Tufvesson

Sheet music (PDFs) from the 17th & 18th centuries.

Werner Icking Music Archive

The WIMA is one of the Web's most comprehensive sources for Early and Classical Music scores (PDFs).  See also their Other Free Sheet Music Archives page.

15th & 16th-Century Music

Free Early Music scores (PDFs) from Art Levine.


Wide selection of free Baroque sheet music.

Local Composers

Andrew Fredel's scores for recorder and other instruments here.
Ann McKinley's scores for recorder, voice, and other instruments here.
John Osterhagen's scores for recorder, voice, and other instruments here.