Public Domain Music Resources

By it's very nature, it's difficult to go to the bookstore and pick up a book on public domain music. If anything, the library is usually one's best bet to search for books with music dated before 1923. There are a few books on the subject that I was able to get from my local bookstore that I've found an invaluable reference. They're published by Dover who has done a lot to make public domain material accessible to the public. The books I own and would recommend are:

Links to public domain music resources are provided on this page. I have a mailing list for discussion of locating public domain tunes and using Open Source programs to share them. See if you'd like to join in.


To search for more public domain music resources elsewhere on the web:

To an article about creating Music on your PC.

To the main page.

The information on these pages is copyrighted by the authors with all rights reserved. Reproduction of anything without the authors' permission is in violation of copyright laws.
All original material is copyrighted:
(c) Copyright 2006, 2017 by Laura Michaels
All Rights Reserved
Last Update: 20171107