Music

Are you are a musician or music lover? We provide a variety of music-related resources including:

  • Sheet music and songbooks – Everything from classic orchestral music, musicals and folk music, to retro and popular artists like Led Zeppelin, The Beatles, Glee, Prince, and Taylor Swift.
  • CDs – A wide range of genres and artists.
  • DVDs – Including concert performances and documentaries.
  • Freegal – Free, downloadable MP3 tracks from a huge range of artists and albums.
  • Naxos Music Library– A wonderful collection of classical music from quality labels streamed online
  • Music biographies - Of musicians from many musical persuasions, from Mick Jagger, Jeff Buckley, and Chrissy Amphlett, to Dolly Parton, The Beatles, and Leonard Bernstein.

In addition, the ACT Heritage Library holds performing arts ephemeral material including from the Canberra International Music Festival, Canberra School of Music, Music for Everyone, and the Canberra Theatre Centre, as well as manuscript collections from Canberra groups and organisations like the Monaro Folk Society and the New Music Society (formerly Musicanova).