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Music: Scores

Online scores

Music Online: Classical Scores Library is a series of four volumes with a mission to provide a reliable and authoritative source for scores of the classical canon, as well as a resource for the discovery of lesser-known contemporary works. The collections encompass all major classical musical genres and time periods from the Middle Ages to the 21st century. An Online Instructional Video is available here.

IMSLP provides public domain scores mainly in the Western classical music. 

Liber Usualis (1961) is available for printable version (pdf).

Off-campus access

For details, click here.

Find scores

Scores Collection is the primary material for the study of music. We have different kinds of scores that are organized in the following manner:

  • Western Scores and Western Large Scores by Composer’s last name + the Dewey Decimal Classification system
  • Anthologies and Reference Scores by the Dewey Decimal Classification system
  • East Asian Scores, East Asian Large Scores and East Asian Reference Scores by the Library of Congress Classification system

How to find music scores via FIND@HKUL.


  • Books & ArticlesPrint and e-books, journal and newspaper titles, theses, audio-visual materials and more.
  • Beyond HKU (HKALL + Interlibrary Loan): access materials outside HKUL Collections (including materials from 8 UGC-funded university libraries and overseas institutions) - click here for more

Step 1 : Search for a score

1. Sign in to manage your account (recommended).

2. Enter a keyword / keywords e.g. Mozart's magic flute and choose "Books+".


Step 2 : Display search results

3. Look for the most number of MULTIPLE VERSIONS.

Step 3 : Refine search results

4. Go to Refine results to limit your results, i.e. Scores, for this case.

5. Click in a score for more information.


FAQ : I have a call no., where is the score?