International Music Score Library Project
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.
Type of site
|Music score library|
|Available in||Catalan, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Macedonian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish|
|Owner||Project Petrucci LLC|
|Created by||Edward W. Guo (Feldmahler)|
|Registration||Optional (required for contributing)|
|Launched||February 16, 2006|
|Current status||Online; Reopened (June 30, 2008) |
(Closed October 19, 2007 – June 29, 2008)
Current operation change
IMSLP states on its site that it is owned by Project Petrucci LLC. Physical contact information is provided, listing only an address in the United States.
Similar projects change
- Wakin, Daniel J. (February 22, 2011). "Free Trove of Music Scores on Web Hits Sensitive Copyright Note". The New York Times.
- "IMSLP-About – IMSLP/Petrucci Music Library: Free Public Domain Sheet Music". Retrieved 2009-05-29.
Other websites change
- Website (Alternate addresses: http://petruccimusiclibrary.org Archived 2013-11-03 at the Wayback Machine, http://petruccilibrary.org Archived 2018-06-20 at the Wayback Machine)
- Wiki Homepage
- EU Server Portal
- US Server Portal
- CA Server Portal
- Project Leonardo Portal
- International Music Score Library Project Raises Copyright Concerns, New York Times, February 22, 2011
- Music copyright in the spotlight. BBC News 2 November 2007