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Latin American Composers: A Guide to Resources at the Library of Congress

Online Resources

The Library of Congress provides online access to a wide variety of digital collections in many formats, including scores, sheet music, event videos, and historic audio recordings. In addition, subject specialists provide context and insight into the diverse and unique collections at the Library through the Music Division's blog In the Muse. This page also provides materials and links to the Hispanic Reading Room's Country Guides to help you expand your research.

Library of Congress Online Resources

Explore music by Latin American composers and songwriters through a variety of the Library's free online resources.

The Music Division's blog In the Muse contains years of blog posts about Latin American composers and related items in our collections. Here are a few to get you started:

Explore digitized scores from the Music Division's holdings, archived web content, photographs of Latin American composers, and more.

Explore videos of performances and pre-concert conversations featuring Latin American composers. Concert webcasts get added to the digital collection Concerts from the Library of Congress. Learn about upcoming concerts on the Library of Congress Concert Series webpage.

Enjoy recordings of compositions by Latin American composers that premiered here at the Library of Congress!

Hispanic Reading Room Country Guides

The Library of Congress Hispanic Reading Room is a rich resource for users who wish to learn more about the countries and cultures of Latin America. Here are links to individual research guides by country created by subject specialists in the Latin American, Caribbean, and European Division.