Useful Links

Copyright / Permissions Resources

ASCAP

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers—includes a database of songs with contact information for composers & publishers

BMI

Broadcast Music, Inc. collects license fees from businesses that use music, which it distributes as royalties to songwriters, composers & music publishers.

SOCAN

Canadian Copyright organization

Additional Copyright / Permissions Resources

Related Organizations and Resources

Choral Net

Email lists, Forums, links to Choir Websites, Repertoire lists and ideas, Composer listings, etc.

 

MUSIC MOZ

Open Music Project. Including listing of women's choirs.

MUSICA

The International Database Of Choral Repertoire

The Library of Congress

Links to the Copyright Office, American Sheet Music, 1870-1885, and many other resources

Music Theory Learning Aids

Music Theory for Musicians and Normal People by Toby W. Rush
– Download as individual topic PDFs or as a complete bundle.

Music Notation Resources

Finale - A widely used purchase-based Windows-based professional music notation software

Sibelius - A subscription-based music notation software with multiple levels available

Mozart - A less expensive Windows-based music notation software

MuseScore - Free, professional music notation software for Windows, Mac, and Linux

musicXML - The standard open format for exchanging digital sheet music between programs.