Free scores
Exceptional personal sites
Sites offering a lot of links / Institutions
Search directories
Not classical
Not musical

Free scores
Several instruments
- Links checked on 31 December 2023 -
          The GIF, JPG, TIFF, TGA and PNG scores are directly printable
          The PDF files are to be opened with the freeware Adobe Acrobat Reader
          The NWC files are to be opened with the freeware NoteWorthy Composer Viewer
          The freewares Ghostscript et GSview - used together - will open the PostScript files
          The ENC files are to be opened with the software Encore and the SIB files with the software Sibelius
A little piece of advice: avoid websites which force you to click on the banner of a and "offer" you only score substitutes without nuances, without fingering, without a nice layout, without creation , in short without soul. No music should be disfigured like this.
Fortunately, here are other websites:
The Guitar School (Sveinn Eythorsson & Eythor Thorlaksson) (over 3,300 pages in PDF format)
Jubing's Free Classical Guitar Music (GIF)
Vincenzo Pocci Web Page (don't miss Digital Music Library) (PDF) (Giuseppe Torrisi) (sur (PDF scores or scores/tablatures to be opened with the freeware TablEdit File Viewer) (archive of the website of Giuseppe torrisi, who died in 2021)
Hirokazu Sato (the regretted composer's facebook page) (JPG - some compositions are handwritten)
Aaron's Guitar Site (Aaron Mogenson (personal compositions and transcriptions) (PDF)
Daniele Magli (personal compositions) (PDF)
Edson Lopes (PDF)
Oleg Kopenkov (personal compositions) (PDF)
Ecos del Sonido (Gimena Borghetti) (PDF)
Federico Martinez (personal compositions) (JPG)
Classical Guitar Shed (Allen Mathews) (PDF)
Ryuji Kunimatsu Official Website (personal compositions and transcriptions) (PDF) (José Antonio Chic) (personal compositions and transcriptions) (PDF)
Richard Lenz (personal compositions and transcriptions) (PDF)
Diguitarian (Kaj  Nilsson) (PDF)
Digitarrist (Kaj  Nilsson) (PDF)
Acervo Digital do violão brasileiro (PDF)
Brian Roberts (personal compositions and transcriptions) (PDF)
Partituras de guitarra (Mario Manuel Alvarez López) (PDF)
Conservatoire de Rive de Gier (Daniel Sassolas) (PDF)
Golden Guitar Studio (Dmitry Teslov Project) (a large number of PDF scores)
Stéphane Dupont (PDF)
Luis María Soria (transcriptions of pieces from South America) (PDF)
this is classical guitar (Bradford Werner) (PDF)
QUIMUSIC (Joaquim Serra Pica) (personal compositions and transcriptions) (PDF)
Classclef (PDF scores/tablatures or to be opened with the software Guitar Pro)
Paul R. Palmer (on (personal compositions and transcriptions) (PDF)
Les éditions du pirate (Jean-Michel Calas) (personal compositions and transcriptions) (JPG or PDF)
ALi's webstek (Alfons Lievens) (PDF)
Forrest Guitar Ensembles (personal compositions and transcriptions) (PDF)
Jonas Mollberg (personal compositions and transcriptions) (PDF)
Guitargalaxy (Thomas Seeck) (personal compositions) (PDF) (Jean-Baptiste Voinet) (PDF)
Jean-Pierre Roubaud (personal compositions and transcriptions) (PDF)
Ludovic-Alexandre Morin (personal compositions and transcriptions) (PDF)
Serge Arbiol (personal compositions) (PDF)
Chitarra classica mp3 e spartiti (Maddalena Francesco) (PDF)
Jamal Zohourian (personal compositions) (PDF)
Christian Audoly (on (PDF)
Nicolas de Rigal (personal compositions and transcriptions) (PDF or ENC)
Guitar DownUnder (Bill Tyers) (GIF or PDF) (David Raleigh Arnold) (pedagogical pieces and personal compositions) (PDF) (Paulo da Fontoura) (forum offering a large number of scores in various formats)
Gitarrenunterricht in Saarbrücken (Lars Basler) (personal compositions and transcriptions) (PDF)
Boijes samling (The Music Library of Sweden) (a large number of PDF scores)
Guitar Loot (Eric Crouch) (transcriptions for guitar of Renaissance and baroque lute music) (PDF scores or to be opened with the free Scorch plug-in)
Bach for Guitar in Tablature (Alan Melvin) (PDF scores/tablatures or to be opened with the freeware TablEdit File Viewer)
Hans-Friedrich Pfeiffer (personal compositions) (JPG)
Mauro Giuliani (including facsimile of Giuliani's compositions) (PDF)
philguitar café (Philippe Barrilliez) (personal compositions and transcriptions) (scores/tablatures to be opened with the freeware TablEdit File Viewer)  (unavailable on 31 December 2023)
Guitarra Latinoamericana y Música Colombiana (Jaime Romero) (personal compositions) (PDF scores or to be opened with the freeware Myriad Music Plug-In)
Enrique Kaliski (on (PDF)
Liturgical Guitarist (Jim Nailon) (on Score Exchange) (Christian music) (scores to be opened with the free Scorch plug-in)
Georges Raillard (personal compositions) (PDF)
Geoffrey Brunt (personal compositions) (JPG)
New Classical Guitar Music (Kevin Germain) (personal compositions and transcriptions) (PDF)
Derek Hasted's Guitar Ensemble Website (GIF or PDF)
Thomas Königs Classical Guitar and Lute (PDF)
Brazil on Guitar (Baden Powell's compositions) (PDF)
Stanley Yates (PDF)
Andrei  Krylov (personal compositions and transcriptions) (GIF, JPG or PDF)
Mustafa Kemal Düzgören (on (PDF scores/tablatures)
Minami Huhu Home Page (personal compositions and transcriptions) (PDF)
Syukhtun Editions (Theo Radic) (PDF)
Uwe Warneke (on IMSLP) (personal compositions) (PDF)
Thomas Scharkowski's Home Page (PDF) (PDF)
Javier Bravo, Guitarist and Composer (PDF) (Detlef Hasselmeyer) (on (personal compositions and transcriptions) (PDF) (archive of the website of Detlef Hasselmeyer, who died in 2017)
David Coester Meantone (music from the 19th century) (PDF)
DOS Amigos Home Page (Hans Oosterwal & Mark de Gooijer) (PDF)
Bert Alink (personal compositions and transcriptions) (PDF)
Bert Alink (on IMSLP) (personal compositions and transcriptions) (PDF) / 
Fernando Sor - l'intégrale (Patrick Navarro) (including the facsimile of all Sor's compositions) (GIF)
Perso Flamenco (a great deal of flamenco and classical scores collected by Victor Reny)
La Guitarra Clásica (Eduardo Barrientos) (GIF, JPG, TIFF, TGA or PDF) (large number of links collected by Victor Reny)
YASU toshi Guitar Diary (JPG)
Site Internet de Gérard Rebours (personal compositions and transcriptions) (PDF)
Le coin des guitaristes (Philippe Renaud) (on (PDF tablatures or scores/tablatures to be opened with the freeware TablEdit File Viewer) (archive of the website)
À propos de guitare... (François Castet) (GIF) (copy of the website of François Castet, who died on 19 May 2001)
Classical Guitar - Peter Vink (PDF or SIB) (copy of Peter Vink's scores [website blocked by BitDefender])
Jürg Hochweber's Guitar Works (GIF or PDF)
Fabrice Holvoet (GIF or PDF)
Nemo James-Singer/Songwriter (TIFF)
Richard Yates' Classical Guitar Transcriptions (PDF) - Free Downloadable Music (PDF)
Classical Guitar Music on the Web (large number of links collected by Larry Deack, and previously by Stefan Kebekus)
I offer you a copy of this currently unavailable page
Pian e forte (PDF)
Piano Play It (Free piano lessons for free spirits) (David Yzhaki) (PDF)
Ernesto Nazareth (PDF) (Jérôme Coulomb) (large number of links and scores in PDF format)
Grigor Iliev (personal compositions) (PDF)
pianotte (not classical scores) (PDF)
Fou De Musique (compulsory registration) (not classical scores) (PDF)
Beáta Csoka (on (PDF) (archive of the website)
piano song download (PDF)
Chopin Early Editions (University of Chicago) (JPG)
William Wallace (on (easy pieces) (PDF)
Piano Four Hands Sheet Music and Duets (PDF)
The Henselt Library of Nineteenth-Century Piano Music at European-American University (PDF)
Norman Schmidt's Home Page (PDF)
Piano Street (compulsory registration) (PDF)
Pianolessen  bij Marcel Manshanden (PDF) (over 1,300 PDF files)
Rob van Loef (transcriptions) (PDF)
EasySheetMusic (popular, classical and jazz) (PDF)
The Sheet Music Archive (PDF) (Christmas carols) (GIF)
Charles-Valentin Alkan, French composer (Sylvain M. Chosson) (PDF)
analytical Q (a lot of personal compositions, most of them for piano) (GIF or PDF)
Sheet Music Online - Public Domain Music (PDF)
Piano World - Free Piano Sheet Music (large number of links)
Several instruments
Roberto Di Marino (personal compositions and transcriptions) (PDF)
Víctor Carbajo, Composer (piano, oboe, flute, voice, etc.) (PDF)
Makhorina Easy Sheet Music (piano, voice [traditional songs]) (PDF) (a large number of PDF scores) (560,000 traditional tunes in various formats)
BandMusic PDF Library (wind music) (PDF)
Classical Guitar Lessons (John Wakelin) (guitar, piano) (PDF)
benesonarium (Christopher Mueller) (vocal Christian music) (PDF or MUS)
Eva Toller's choral arrangements (choral scores) (PDF)
Walter Cosand (a large number of PDF scores)
Musopen (a large number of PDF scores)
Klarinettennoten (Franz Dorfer) (PNG or PDF) (piano, organ, violin, cello, flute, guitar, voice) (PDF) (PNG or PDF)
Chorix partithèque (Jean-Marie Balfourier) (choral scores) (NWC)
Early Music Online (Royal Holloway, University of London) (digitised pieces from the 16th century from the British Library) (JPG)
Liederbaum (Micha Labbé) (600 songs for children) (GIF)
Where It's Art !!! (Art Levine) (pieces from the 15th to the 17th century) (PDF)
Music Active Sunn (large number of links)
KernScores (various formats)
The Juilliard Manuscript Collection (autograph manuscripts)
Gilbert DeBenedetti (piano, guitar) (PDF)
The Violin Site (on (violon) (PDF) (archive of the website)
Münchener Digitalisierungszentrum Digitale Bibliothek (JPG)
The Lester S. Levy Collection of Sheet Music (Johns Hopkins University) (over 29,000 popular American pieces published between 1780 and 1980) (PDF or JPG)
Margriet Verbeek (personal compositions and transcriptions) (PDF)
Choral Scores Download (large number of links to choral scores) (various formats) (principally piano) (PDF)
Internationale Stiftung Mozarteum (Neue Mozart-Ausgabe / Digital Mozart Edition) (PDF)
All Strings Scores (bowed instruments) (PDF) (unavailable on 31 December 2023) (PDF) (flute or other melodic instrument) (PDF / MIDI or MP3 [accompaniment])
Brahms-Institut an der Musikhochschule Lübeck (JPG)
Free Brass Sheet Music edited by Jay Lichtmann (on (PDF)
Free Choral Music: J. Ashley Hall (Christian music) (PDF)
Breizh Partitions (Celtic music) (various formats)
Free Music Scores (Jean-François Taillard) (brass) (PDF)
Grupo Vocal Sólo Voces (choral scores) (PDF) (Ole Hesprich) (on (orgue) (PDF) (archive of the website) (Nancho Alvarez)  (choral scores) (PDF, PostScript scores or to be opened with the freeware LilyPond)
Projeto Divulgando Compositores Alagoanoss (Brazilian composers) (PDF)
The Divine Music Project (Orthodox music) (PDF)
English Madrigals and Parts-Songs (PDF ou NWC)
The St. George Brass Band, Sydney (brass) (PDF)
copy-us (PDF)
Cantate Domino (Christian music) (PDF)
Hubert Garavel (piano, wind quintet, etc. / personal compositions and transcriptions) (PDF)
UR Research (University of Rochester) (over 25,000 scores in PDF format)
Métronimo (PDF)
McCracken Middle School Band (transcriptions for wind instruments) (PDF)
John Webber (personal compositions and transcriptions) (PDF)
John Wesley Barker blog (personal compositions and transcriptions) (PDF scores or to be opened with the free Scorch plug-in)
Adriano Amore (clarinet) (PDF)
Adrian A Cuello Piraquibis (on (choral scores / personal compositions) (PDF) (over 1,100 scores in PDF format)
The Music of Jeff Harrington (personal compositions) (PDF) (over 1,000 choral scores) (PDF or NWC)
International Music Score Library Project (IMSLP) (over 10,000 public domain musical scores) (PDF)
Steve Hendricks Music Collection (principally Renaissance scores) (PDF)
The Clarinet Institute of Los Angeles (clarinet scores) (PDF) (public domain sheet music principally for piano, orchestra and chamber music) (a large number of PDF scores)
Adriano Secco Music (choral scores / personal compositions and transcriptions) (PDF)
Capotasto Music (PDF)
ComSonante (choral scores) (PDF)
Gotta Sing... (Donna Ankney) (vocal Christian music) (PDF scores or to be opened with the freeware Finale NotePad)
Magnolia (Tim Brace) (guitar, voice) (PDF)
Manfreds Notenpool (Manfred Hößl) (choral and instrumental works) (MUS)
Center for Computer Assisted Research in the Humanities (Stanford University) (Bach, Händel, Mozart, Vivaldi) (PDF)
La Mia Musica (Marco Voli) (vocal Christian music) (PDF or NWC) (Helmut Kickton) (most of them choral works) (PDF) archive of the website
Project Gutenberg (large number of scores in various formats)
Leo Ornstein (piano, chamber music) (PDF)
Son ha Ton (Pierre Quentel) (traditional Breton songs) (GIF) (PDF)
Bach Cantatas Website (PDF)
El Atril (PDF)
ARENAÏ (Renaissance choral scores) (PDF)
Jacques Duphly (French harpsichordist and composer) (PDF)
Free Sheetmusic from Johan Tufvesson (music from the 17th and 18th centuries) (PDF)
Music for the Nation (over 62,500 pieces from North America published between 1820 and 1885) (TIFF)
Roxanna Glass Homepage (on (personal compositions) (GIF) (archive of the website)
Flute Music by Herbert Lindholm (PDF)
20,000 Volkslieder (Frank Petersohn) (folk songs) (GIF)
Hans van Eck - Norbert Wissing (personal compositions) (PDF)
VARIATIONS Prototype: Online Musical Scores (Indiana University) (GIF)
Sally DeFord Music (PDF)
Die Homepage von Thomas Voigt (guitar, piano / personal compositions) (GIF) (easy pieces) (PDF)
Charles Templeton Sheet Music Collection (Mississippi State University) (piano, voice / American music from the late 19th and early 20th centuries) (PDF)
Score Exchange (a large number of scores to be opened with the free Scorch plug-in)
Compositores & Intérpretes (pieces of argentinean composers for piano or guitar) (PDF)
mfiles - free music files and musical notes (PDF scores or to be opened with the free Scorch plug-in)
Néstor Guestrin (piano, guitar, chamber music, orchestra / personal compositions) (PDF)
the classical music sheets library (Russia) (PDF)
Musique renaissance (Alain Naigeon) (Renaissance scores and personal compositions) (PDF or ENC)
          mirror site
Mutopia (PDF or PostScript)
          first mirror site (Portugal)
          second mirror site (USA)
Kerby Music (Lindy Kerby) (personal compositions for piano or voice) (PDF)
Paul Copeland (on Score Exchange) (piano, organ, flute, voice, guitar) (scores to be opened with the free Scorch plug-in)
The Free Sheet Music Guide (large number of links)
The Choral Public Domain Library (over 8,500 choral scores, most of them as PDF files)
FreeSheetMusic.Net (large number of links) (large number of links collected by Victor Reny)
Exceptional personal sites
- Links checked on 31 December 2023 -
Autour de la Rosace (Robin Meys) (channel dedicated to learning to play the guitar) (in French)
Musique classique au Saguenay (Michel Baron) (in French)
Musique renaissance (Alain Naigeon) (ancient notation, MIDI files, scores, personal compositions) (in English / French)
          mirror site
Sites offering a lot of links / Institutions
General music
- Links checked on 31 December 2023 -
General music
Classical Net (in English)
Digital Collections (Library of Congress) (in English)
Harmony Central (in English)
Guitar  (in English / Italian)
Guitar Foundation of America (in English) (not only classical guitar) (in English) (not only classical guitar) (in French)
Ernesto's Gitarrenlinks (Ernst Jochmus) (not only classical guitar) (in German)
Hamburger Gitarrenseite! (in German)
Piano World (in English)
The Piano Page  (in English)
UK Piano Page (The Association of Blind Piano Tuners) (in English)
Piano bleu (in French)
France Pianos (in French) (in Dutch)
Pian e forte (in German)
Search directories
- Link checked on 31 December 2023 -
Music Active Sunn(in French)
- Links checked on 31 December 2023 -
Guitare Classique Delcamp (forum) (in English / French / Italian / Spanish)
Classical Guitar Midi Archives (by François Faucher) (in English / French)
Classical Guitar Illustrated History (by François Faucher) (in English / French)
Die Homepage von Thomas Voigt (Java applet allowing you to test your knowledge of the guitar neck) (in English / German) (many resources / a treasure rather intended for the non classical guitarists) (in English / German)
ChorFind (learning of chords) (in English)
Autour de la Rosace (Robin Meys) (channel dedicated to learning to play the guitar) (in French)
Guitare et pédagogie (Mathieu de Person) (in French)
Musée pictural de la guitare (paintings, photos and illustrations relating to the guitar and the lute by François Hirsch) (in French)
Die Homepage von Thomas Voigt (Java applet allowing you to test your knowledge of the keyboard) (in English / German)
Home Page Chopin (The Frederick Chopin Society) (in English / Polish)
Fundamentals of Piano Practice (by Chuan C. Chang) (in English)
Piano Play It (Free piano lessons for free spirits) (David Yzhaki) (learn to play piano by chords from basic to advanced piano chord theory) (in English)
The Piano Education Page (in English)
Piano Society (collection of classical MP3 files)
Piano Pedagogy (by Martha Beth Lewis) (in English)
ChorFind (learning of chords) (in English) (La Feuille du Piano) (forum) (in French)
Expert sight reading in piano performance (PDF file) (by Diego Corti) (in French)
KölnKlavier (Wolfgang Lempfrid) (a wide range of pedagogical resources) (in German)
Shareware Music Machine (over 2,000 music software titles) (in English)
List of scorewriters (Wikipedia)  (in English)
MuseScore (music score editor) (freeware / in English / French / German / Dutch / Swedish / Spanish)(60 Ko)
Music Speed Changer (online or with an app / to independently change the speed and pitch of your music files) (multilingual)
Finale NotePad (music score editor) (freeware / in English)
Guitools (the "Swiss knife" of the guitarist (tuner, beatbox being able to be used as metronome, learning of chords and scales / no installation is necessary) by Jean-Luc Delporte) (freeware)(245 Ko) (Jari Williamsson) (website not to be missed for's users [among others a large number of plug-ins]) (in English)
AP Guitar Tuner (tuner by Audio Phonics Inc.) (freeware)(26 Ko)
AP Instrument Tuner (tuner by Audio Phonics Inc.) (freeware)(16 Ko)
MiniTuner (tuner by László Árvai) (freeware)(14 Ko) (online metronome, tuner and tuning fork) (freeware) (online metronome) (freeware) (online metronome) (freeware)
Free Online Metronome (metronome by (freeware)
Weird Metronome (programmable metronome by David Johnston) (freeware)(9 Ko)
Metronome (metronome by Nick Baciu) (freeware)(7 Ko)
Metronome (metronome by Iwan Mouwen) (freeware)(7 Ko)
The musician's toolbox ( (metronome, tuners, chord charts and music & tablature paper online) (freeware)
GiveMeTac ! (metronome by Graphys) (freeware)(13 Ko)
Functional Ear Trainer (ear training program by Alain Benbassat) (freeware)(17 Ko)
Notation Musician (converts MIDI files to sheet music by Notation Software, Inc.) (shareware)
MidiTabPlayer (converts MIDI files to tablatures by (freeware)(30 Ko)
Guitar Chords Crash Course (learning of guitar chords) (freeware)(17 Ko) 
VGuitar (learning of guitar chords, scales and arpeggios by Ryan Straight) (freeware)(20 Ko)
Academies of music of French-speaking Belgium
Chrome Music Lab (practical and fun experiences for learning music)
L'oeil qui entend, l'oreille qui voit (a model of analysis of the tonal harmonic view) (in English / French)
Online Lexicon of Music (Franz Sauter) (musical lexicon dedicated to tonal music) (in English / German)
Practical Music Theory - Teoría práctica de la música (by José Rodriguez Alvira)  (in English / Spanish)
stars & catz (Oli Braithwaite) (free music games online) (in English)
A Musical Playground for Kids (music theory lessons) (in English) (compulsory registration) (virtual concert hall) (in English) (by Ricci Adams) (in English) (on line shop / strings for all instruments) (in English)
Classical MIDI Archives (large collection of classical MIDI files / biography of some of the composers) (in English)
Kunst der Fuge (collection of classical MIDI files) (in English)
Parlor Songs (collection of classical MIDI files / popular music from the 1800s to the 1920s) (in English)
Searching the Internet for a Certain MIDI File (in English)
Michel Baron - Écriture musicale (harmony, counterpoint and fugue courses) (in French / Spanish / Galician / Italian) (music and tablature paper) (in French) (music and tablature paper) (in English)
Musipedia (research of the title of a piece from the notes, the melodic contour, by singing or tapping it) (in English)
Formation musicale (by Vincent De Boever / beautifully crafted medium for the study of musical training) (en français)
GDRM (Guide des difficultés de rédaction en musique) (by Marc-André Roberge / essential if you must write a French text about music) (in French)
Finalisons ! (independent forum of the's users) (in French)
musibiol (by Georges Hertzog / a help to use) (in French)
FINALE - Options et outils principaux (by NicolasMalarmey / a help to use) (in French) (music theory) (in French)
Les Ateliers du Rythme (website devoted to the rhythm by Arnould Massart) (in French)
Références en Musicologie (musicology by Jean-Marc Warszawski) (in French)
Travaux en histoire de l'acoustique musicale (history of acoustics by Patrice Bailhache) (in French)
Not classical
- Link checked on 31 December 2023 -
TodoTango (splendid website dedicated to the tango) (in English / Spanish)
Not musical
- Links checked on 31 December 2023 -
Logos (portal dedicated to languages) (multilingual)
Discover Tintin (by Nicolas Sabourin) (in English / French / Spanish)
Website closed because of the intransigeance of the company Moulinsart S.A.
But a copy can fortunately be found
Hit the Marc ! (nice to see home page) (in English / French)
Jan Brett's Home Page (thousands of drawings in this marvellous website) (in English)
Liens Utiles (splendid search directory by François Pecheux) (in French)
Formatic 2000 (sur (very interesting search directory by Claude Trudel) (in French) (archive of the website)
EPSIDOC (search directory of documentary and teaching aids) (in French)
Framasoft (search directory of freewares) (in French)
Alain Vouillon's Website (a source of useful information on Windows XP) (in French)
Pierre Torris (who died in 2014) (on (freewares) (in French)
Gérard Ledu (personal freewares and mathematics) (in French)
AutourduPC (Laurent Bonnin) (all information on all the Windows) (in French)
Les Chromos Pedagos (Marie Elisabeth Journiac) (a stroll through time with delightful chromolithographs) (in French)
Pierre Wattiez-Watch (the fantastic worlds of Watch, painter and illustrator) (in French)
Mathématiques magiques (never say again that you don't like mathematics after viewing this superb website by Thérèse Eveilleau) (in French)
Y fo lire ! (science fiction, comic strip, encyclopedia for children, quotations, JavaScripts, etc. in this stylish website by Jean-Marie Plusquellec) (in French)
Langue au chat (French language in this lovely website by Daniel Roy) (in French) (unavailable on 2 January 2024)
Tout (everything about JavaScript by Olivier Hondermarck) (in French)
Simulation de Billard Français (French billiards simulation software by Laurent Buchard) (in French)
pdf995 (the best freeware to create PDF files)

Last update of this page: 2023-12-31