Music Sources = Manuscripts
Music in Micro-Formats
Web-page listing the Music Library's significant collections of music (printed and manuscript) on microfilm, with links to the PDF-guides (where available), or to the print guide in the Music Library.
RISM online catalogue of musical sources
The International Inventory of Musical Sources - Répertoire International des Sources Musicales (RISM) - is a multinational, non-profit joint venture which aims for comprehensive documentation of extant musical sources worldwide.
These primary sources are manuscripts or printed music, writings on music theory, and libretti. They are housed in libraries, archives, monasteries, schools and private collections.
Find Printed Music for analysis, study and performance
Finding Printed Music in Western's Music Library
The Music Library's best suggestions for finding printed music (sheet music) for your instrument; SCROLL-DOWN to see the generic guide.
Canadian Music Centre
A link to the CMC's Advanced Search page to facilitate your search. The CMC will loan works by its Associate Composers (printed music) for free; you may also purchase music from them.
Classical Scores Library: Volume 1
Classical Scores Library includes works by Bach, Schubert, Mozart, Handel, Beethoven, Liszt, Brahms, Chopin, plus 100 scores from the Barry S. Brook Center’s collection of French Opera in the 17th and 18th centuries.
IMSLP: Petrucci Music Library
Copyright-free (in Canada) music scores; copyright status may differ in other countries/jurisdictions.