New Scores!

New Concertos and Chamber Music! Find these and many more on our New Arrivals Shelf!

Benjamin Britten Curlew River Rehearsal Score M2000.B84 C94 1997

Schumann Piano Quartet in E-Flat Major Op. 47 M412 .S42 op.47 2006

Mendelssohn String Quartets Op. 44 M1035.S4 A214 2013

Schumann String Quartets Op. 41 M452 .S398 op.41 2014

Nathan Currier A Musical Banquet for Violin, Cello and Piano M312.C9636 M87 2015

Jonathan Leshnoff Clarinet Concerto: Nekudim Piano Reduction M1025.l5 C53 2016

David Bruce Violin Concerto: Fragile Light Piano Reduction M1013.B773 C8 2016

John Adams Concerto for Solo Alto Saxophone M1035.S4 A214 2013


New CDs!

New CD’s have arrived, including new musicals, soundtracks, and classical!



Falsettos 2016 Broadway Cast Recording CD 2855

The Electric Lady Janelle Monáe CD 2847

Visions of Blue The Oxford American Southern Music Issue no. 18 CD 2849

The Very Best of Prince CD 2833

La La Land Original Motion Picture Soundtrack CD 2854

Christopher Rouse Odna Zhizn Symphonies Nos. 3 & 4 Prospero’s Rooms CD 2853

Allegiance A New Musical CD 2845

The Revenant Motion Picture Soundtrack CD 2851

Original Traditional Blue Highway CD 2839

On Behalf Of Nature Meredith Monk CD 2852

a cosmic rhythm with each stroke Vijay Iyer Wadada Leo Smith CD 2857

let me tell you Hans Abrahamsen CD 2850

Song of Solomon Ramin Karimloo and Alison Luff CD 2832

Interesting read on albums with lowercase titles such as the albums above.


Scores of New Music

Happy March! We have new CDs, Scores, and Musicals for you on our shelves.

New CDs

fernandoFernando Benadon Delight / Delirium CD 2828

The CD of Fernando Benadon (AU Composition Faculty) has just arrived for our collection! It includes performances by AU Faculty Noah Getz, Nobue Matsuoka, and Jaqueline Pollauf.

A Dog Story Original Broadway Cast Recording CD 2380

Mason Bates: Works for Orchestra the San Francisco Symphony with Michael Tilson Thomas CD 2818

C.F. Kip Winger Conversations with Nijinsky, Ghosts, A Parting Grace CD 2821

Miles Davis Quintet The Legendary Prestige Quintet Sessions CD 2816

Jennifer Higdon Cold Mountain World Premiere the Santa Fe Opera CD 2815

John Corigliano and William M. Hoffman The Ghost of Versailles LA Opera CD 2723

Bon Iver 22, A Million CD 2848

New Instrumental Music

John Adams Naive and Sentimental Music for Orchestra M1045.A258 N4 2006

John Adams Harmonium for Chorus and Orchestra M1530.A336 H37 2006

The Opera Collection: 8 Famous Opera Themes Arranged for String Quartet M453 .O64 2015

Shostakovich Quartet Quartet No 1 M452 .S556 op.49 2013

Bruce Adolphe Einstein’s Light for Violin and Piano M221.A36 E56 2016

William Kraft Concerto No. 1 for Timpani and Orchestra (Piano Reduction) M1039.4.T56 K73 2016

New Vocal Music

Adele 13 Favorites for Voice and Piano M1741.18.A343 A33 2016

Popular Songs from Movie Soundtracks M1507 .P668 2016

Thomas Pasatieri Album Leaves Volume 4 for Voice and Piano M1620.P29 S2 2016

Thomas Adès Tempest (Vocal Score) M1503.A224 T46 2007

Benjamin Britten Owen Wingrave (Study Score) M1500.B74 O842 1995

Richard Danielpour Margaret Garner Piano Vocal Score M1503.D195 M37 2016

New Musical Theater

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Piano Vocal Selections M1508.S462 C43 2015

Tim Minchin Matilda Piano Vocal Score M1508.M57 M38 2012

Andrew Llyod Webber School of Rock M1508.L66 S26 2016

Stephen Sondheim Pacific Overtures M1503.S705 P22 2013




Grammy Nominees in Our Collection

The 59th Annual Grammy awards are on February 12! We have many of the albums and songs nominated, whether on CD or on Naxos Streaming.


As an AU Student or staff, you have free access to the entire Naxos Music Library. Naxos has curated playlists of Grammy Nominated songs and albums in their collection which you can stream at home.

Find the Playlist of Grammy Nominees and the Highlights playlist here


We also have several Grammy-nominated albums on CD!

beyonceBeyoncé-Lemonade Won Best Urban Contemporary Album, Formation won Best Music Video, Nominated for Album of the Year, Freedom nominated for Best Rap/Sung Performance,  Formation nominated for Record of the Year, Hold Up nominated for Best Pop Solo Performance, Don’t Hurt Yourself nominated for best Rock Performance

Listen: CD 2756



Panic at the Disco-Death of a Bachelor Nominated for Best Rock Album

Listen: CD2724



solangeSolange-A Seat at the Table Cranes in the Sky won Best R&B performance

Listen: CD 2771



fredherschtrio_sundaynightatthevillagevanguard_dm.jpgFred Hersch-Sunday Night at the Vanguard We See nominated for Best improvised jazz solo 

Listen: CD 2742



61lFGUTp9OL.jpgSara Bareilles-Waitress Nominated for Best Musical Theater Album

Listen: CD 2729




Jerry Bock-Fiddler on the Roof 
Nominated for Best Musical Theater Album

Listen: CD 2521



CP-0091C-CastRecording-CD-Cover-Fin.inddThe Color Purple (New Broadway Cast) Won Best Musical Theater Album

Listen: CD 2523



birhgtBright Star-Steve Martin Nominated for Best Musical Theater Album

Listen: CD 2556




John Williams-Star Wars: The Force Awakens Soundtrack Won Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media

Listen: CD 2628



The_Hateful_Eight_Soundtrack.jpgEnnio Morricone-The Hateful Eight Soundtrack Nominated for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media 

Listen: CD 2632



shuffle-along-300x298Sissle and Blake Sing Shuffle Along Won Best Album Notes


Listen: CD 2562

Also on Naxos


71zhk4yfvbl-_sy355_Vladimir Horowitz-The Unreleased Live Recordings 1966-1983 Nominated for Best Historical Album

Listen on Naxos




Music Of Morocco From The Library Of Congress: Recorded By Paul Bowles Nominated for Best Historical Album

Listen: CD 2351



operaLA Opera directed by James Conlon-Corigliano: The Ghost of Versailles Won Best Opera Recording         

Listen on Naxos                           




Happy Listening! We’ll update this post with the winners.


New CDs!

We open February with new CDs for your listening pleasure! With genres ranging from swing, jazz, jive, and even biographic musicals!

Berl Senofsky In Concert At EXPO ’58 Brussels CD 2737

The Olney Big Band Generations CD 2692

Harlem Jazz the 20s CD 2702

Harlem Jazz the 30s CD 2669

Scott Wheeler Portraits and Tributes CD 2590

Larry Clinton & His Orchestra Live in 1938 & 1939 CD 2681

Various Artists Big Band Chicago CD 2715

Ina Ray Hutton and Her Orchestra The Definitive Collection CD 2656

Freddie Slack – Mosaic Select Freddie SlackCD 2719

Ocie Stockard – Western Swing and Country Jazz – CD 2657

Charlie Davis – Rare West Coast Jump ‘n’ Jive – CD 2659

Ella Fitzgerald – Romance and Rhythm – CD 2722

Edgar Lee Masters – Spoon River Anthology – CD 2811

Bands of The Potomac River Jazz Club – 30th Anniversary CD 2705

We hope you enjoy these CDs and the many more we have available at the music library!

New Scores!

Welcome back! Play some music with friends this semester, and check out our newest chamber music!

Maurice Ravel Trio for Piano, Violin, Cello M312.R196 T75 2000

Astor Piazzolla Histoire du Tango for Flute and Guitar M297.P52 H5 1986

Emma Lou Diemer Going Away for Violin and Piano M221.D558 G65 2016

Jacques Ibert Entra’acte for Flute and Guitar M297.I12 E5 1954

Browse the music we got in over break!New Year, New Music!


New Year, New Music!

Serge Koussevitzky Four Pieces For Double Bass and Piano M237.K68 F68 2004

Darius Milhaud Scaramouche Suite for saxophone & orchestra Reduction for saxophone and piano M1035.S4 M55 op.165c 2013

Charles E. Ives Trio For Violin Cello, and Piano M312.I94 T7 2000

Pierre Max Dubois Concerto For Alto Saxophone M1106.D82 C6 1959

Wolfgang Jacobi Sonata For Alto Saxophone and piano M269 .J16 1965

Sydney Hodkinson Panels: Simple Songs Without Words For Oboe and Piano M246.H691 P36 2016

Sydney Hodkinson Panels: Simple Songs Without Words For Bb Soprano Saxophone and Piano M269.H63 P36 2016

Paul Bonneau Deux Caprices en Form de Valse For Alto Saxophone M269.B65 C36 2001

Koussevitzky Valse Miniature For String Bass and Piano M238.K84 V3 1949

Ed. Larry Teal Solos for the Alto Saxophone Player M268 .S596 2011

Johannes Brahms Double Concerto in a minor M1041 .B8 op.102 2015

Beethoven String Trios and Duo M178.B4 P6 2009

Georges Bizet Carmen M1500.B629 C4 2008

Tchaikovsky Trio For Piano, Violin, and Cello M312 .T35 op.50 2014

Johannes Brahms Piano Trios M312.B73 H5 2000 

Robert Schumann Works for Piano Trio M312.S43 T78 2012

Donald J. Pease Saxophone Method MT 502 .P43 P76 1960 

Todd Coolman The Bass Tradition MT330 .C65 1985

New CDs

Beyonce Compact Disc 2806

Beyonce I Am…Sasha Fierce Compact Disc 2805

United States Marine Band Picture Studies Compact Disc 2804

A Tribe Called Quest We Got It From Here…Thank You 4 Your Service Compact Disc 2802

Maurice Jarre Laurence of Arabia Compact Disc 2799

Johann Gottlieb Goldberg Beyond the Variations Compact Disc 2809

Alan Menken The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz Compact Disc 2812

Danish National Symphony Orchestra Poul Ruders Symphony No. 5 Compact Disc 2808