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Music Manuscripts: primary sources

MUSIC MANUSCRIPTS: BACH

Facsimiles of Bach manuscripts in the Dickinson Music Library collection

 Call numbers begin: 04 B12

 

Bach Digital

"Bach Digital is a digital library consisting of Johann Sebastian Bach's autograph manuscripts and original parts. Includes high-resolution scans of the autograph manuscripts, as well as performance parts used by Bach and his copies of works by other composers. 

Example: BWV 1030

Music Treasures Consortium  offers digitized music manuscripts of composers held in libraries including:

British LibraryLibrary of Congress, Juilliard School. Lila Acheson Wallace Library Morgan Library & Museum Limit by collection: "music manuscripts only", New York Public Library

 

 

MUSIC MANUSCRIPTS: HANDEL

Facsimiles of Handel manuscripts in the Dickinson Music Library collection

Call numbers begin: 04 H19

 Music Treasures Consortium  offers digitized music manuscripts of composers held in the following libraries:

Limit by collection: "music manuscripts only" . The consortium search can be difficult to use. Links to those libraries with the best search capabilities are provided below:

*British Library Handel ExamplesMorgan Library & Museum 

Example: British Library Handel