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Front cover with woman and man dancing for the music score The Gaby Glide (1912)


State Library’s music collection includes scores, popular songbooks, performance sets, sheet music and sound recordings. Our online eresources for music include Music Online and Oxford Music Online.

Music students, professional musicians, music groups and hobbyist musicians will all find something of interest in this collection. State Library members can borrow from most of the following music collections.

Music map of Queensland

This map showcases State Library’s interesting collection of music scores written about particular places. Come on a musical journey through Queensland by exploring the map and discover the musical stories relating to compositions set in diverse landscapes from the wet tropics to the inland deserts. From Billy Maloney to Richard Mills, experience for yourself how different composers express the unique character of different places.
Sheet music cover, Coolangatta that's the place for me.