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American Bandmasters Association Research Center score collection

 Collection 0193-SCPA

The American Bandmasters Research Center score collection consists of 4,776 scores, pieces of sheet music, folios, and compilations. Included manuscripts include full band scores, as well as part sets. This collection includes scores published in years ranging from 1884 to 1988, and is arranged alphabetically by composer. The collection can be searched by using the SCPA scores database.


  • 1884-2015
  • Majority of material found within 1930-1990

Use and Access to Collection

The collection is open for research use. Materials from this collection must be used in the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library's Irving and Margery Morgan Lowens Special Collections Room during SCPA’s operating hours. Please contact the curator for an appointment or if you have questions related to digital access of the materials.


4776 Items

Related Material

- American Bandmasters Association records (finding aid) (LibGuide)

American Bandmasters Association Research Center score collection
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Finding aid written in English

Library Details

Part of the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library

University of Maryland Libraries
8270 Alumni Drive
College Park MD 20742 United States