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International Music Score Library Project

project for the creation of a virtual library of public domain music scores

The International Music Score Library Project (IMSLP), also known as the Petrucci Music Library after publisher Ottaviano Petrucci, is a project for the creation of a virtual library of public domain music scores, based on wikis.

IMSLP
Petrucci Music Library
IMSLP logo (2007-2015).png
Screenshot
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The homepage of IMSLP in August 2011.
Type of site
Music score library
Available inCatalan, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Macedonian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
OwnerProject Petrucci LLC
Created byEdward W. Guo (Feldmahler)[1]
Websiteimslp.org; petruccilibrary.org
Commercialno
RegistrationOptional (required for contributing)
LaunchedFebruary 16, 2006
Current statusOnline; Reopened (June 30, 2008)
(Closed October 19, 2007 – June 29, 2008)

Current operationEdit

IMSLP states on its site[2] that it is owned by Project Petrucci LLC. Physical contact information is provided, listing only an address in the United States.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. Wakin, Daniel J. (February 22, 2011). "Free Trove of Music Scores on Web Hits Sensitive Copyright Note". The New York Times.
  2. "IMSLP-About – IMSLP/Petrucci Music Library: Free Public Domain Sheet Music". Retrieved 2009-05-29.

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