The State Library of Queensland's music collections is comprised of books and magazines, scores, sheet music, song albums and sound recordings. We also provide access to electronic music resources.
The State Library has a large digital collection of music including scores and sound recordings that have a connection with Queensland.
Music on the map
Come on a musical journey through Queensland and discover the musical stories set in diverse landscapes from the wet tropics to the inland deserts.
Music scores collection
More than 40 000 scores are available for loan, covering all periods of music. Genres include classical, pop, jazz, folk, hymnology and early music.
Our popular songbooks include jazz, pop, rock, rap, blues, country and many more. Steve
For orchestras bands and choirs.
Contains hymn books for most Christian denominations in English and in other languages.
Sheet music collection
The State Library has sheet music from the Georgian, Victorian, Edwardian and modern (1920s+) eras. We also hold over 800 pieces of sheet music of Australian subject matter and commemorative value.