The Claremont Colleges Library has a large collection of music scores. To find these sources search the library catalog :
THEN limit FORMAT to Musical Score and LOCATION to The Claremont Colleges. This will limit your search to only Claremont owned scores.
If looking for a non-distinct title like Sonata, Symphony, Mass, etc.
If looking for one song or movement from a work
If looking for a non-distinct title such as a sonata, try searching for the work among scores containing groups of similar forms by the composer, i. e. Chopin Preludes
If you are unsuccessful remove "Group Related Editions" from the left filter listing.
Remember to limit FORMAT to Musical Score and LOCATION to The Claremont Colleges to find our scores.
Claremont College users can request scores that the library does not own from other libraries through Resource Sharing and by clicking on the "Get this item" button.
Identifying musical themes:
Digital Image Archive of Medieval Music
Julliard Manuscript Collection
Loeb Music Library - Digital Scores and Libretti - Harvard University
Music manuscripts of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
IMSLP Petrucci: International Music Score Library Project
Sibley Music Library - Eastman School of Music
Variations Project - Indiana University
New York Philharmonic Digital Archives