Dutch Music; Dutch Composers; Netherlands; Online; Public Domain; Free; Download
The Muziekschatten-project (Music treasures) provides royalty free sheet music (occasionally with performance materials) in five categories: Uniek klassiek (Unique classical), unpublished Dutch compositions and out-of-print (rare) international editions from the period 1875-1925; Koormuziek (Choral music), compositions for men’s, women’s and mixed chorus commisioned by Dutch public broadcasting companies; Salonmuziek, light music in variable instrumentation stemming from 1900-1940; Populaire liedjes (Popular songs), mainly Dutch songs (and covers) from 1900-1960; Arrangementen (Light music arrangements), international repertoire of the Dutch radio ensembles (incl. Metropole Orchestra) from 1940-1980; Tunes for popular Dutch radio and television programs; Virtuele studio (Virtual Studio), for uploading recordings of performances of downloaded muziekschatten-scores; OmroepmuziekWiki, biographies of musicians and ensembles that are relevant to Dutch radio history (and present).
Comprises some 5000 items of sheet music focusing on Dutch repertoire (but not exclusively) from the collection of the Netherlands Radio Music Library (a collection of about 400.000 items). Scores in varying genres (classical music, salon music, light music arrangements) can be downloaded freely after registration.