Transcripts of Dramatic Musical Works in Full Score at the Library of Congress Music Division
(PDF, 397 KB)
Arts Digital Collections:
Performing Arts Encyclopedia (PAE)
On Saturday, Aug. 29, ALL reading rooms and research areas,
the Library Gift Shop, Madison and Adams buildings
will be CLOSED to the public.
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Weekdays and Saturday
8:30am to 5:00 pm
No materials pulled after 4:15pm
Closed Federal holidays
101 Independence Ave., SE
Room LM 113
James Madison Memorial Bldg
Washington, D.C. 20540-4710
the reference staff a question about music,
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The Performing Arts Reading Room is the access point for the vast and diverse collections in the custody of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. Numbering approximately 20.5 million items and spanning more than 1000 years of Western music history and practice, these holdings include the classified music and book collections, music and literary manuscripts, iconography, microforms, periodicals, musical instruments, published and unpublished copyright deposits, and close to 500 special collections in music, theater, and dance.