Resources on Music and Choreography

The following resources are for finding and securing music for choreography, compiled as part of a special 2018 program, Music and The Choreographer, funded by the Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation.

How and where choreographers find music is as wide and varied as the endless kinds of dance genres in creation. If you have a resource for finding music that you would like to see included here, please email Dance/USA.  

Here are some resources for finding music:
Webinar recordings 
Resources for Finding Music

WEBINAR RECORDINGS 

Webinar #1:  Finding Music for Choreography

Webinar #2:  Navigating Music Rights 101
 

Webinar #3:  Coming soon 

RESOURCES TO FIND MUSIC


INNOVA RECORDINGS

Innova Recordings home page: 600+ albums of contemporary music.

AMERICAN COMPOSERS FORUM
American Composers Forum site; you are welcome to post Opportunities for composers to respond to and send you their work for consideration.

NAXOS MUSIC LIBRARY
(Note:  If you are a professor or adjunct at a university, you may already have access to the Naxos Music Library)

NEW MUSIC USA

CENTER FOR BLACK MUSIC RESEARCH

FOUNDATION FOR IBERIAN MUSIC 

INTERNATIONAL MUSIC NETWORKS 

In additional some international music information centres have easy-to-use web resources, including:

RADIO, BLOGS, AND MORE