Here are links to some additional resources for finding print music.
We have visited some of these places in person and discovered others while searching the internet.
Many of these places sell other things but we’ve listed them primarily because of their selection of sheet music.
Please contact us if you’re aware of other vendors that should be added to this list.
Broadway Book Mall http://www.broadwaybookmall.com/
The Broadway Book Mall in Denver, Colorado is a multi-vendor new/used bookstore and is the brick-and-mortar home of TJMusic. Our online inventory is different than our store inventory, which features popular piano/vocal music and music-related books.
Performers Music https://www.performersmusicchicago.com/
Performers Music is a (mostly) classical sheet music store located in the atmospheric Fine Arts Building on Michigan Avenue in Chicago, Illinois. Lee Newcomer opened the store in 1981 and it is the oldest music store in Chicago.
Luyben Music is a family-owned music store in Kansas City, Missouri that has been in business since 1947. They closed the store in 2020 and are focusing on their special catalogue of music for the clarinet.
J&J Lubrano Music Antiquarians https://www.lubranomusic.com/
Established in 1977 and based in Syosset, New York, Lubrano Music offers an extensive online inventory of classical music autographs and manuscripts; first and early editions of printed music; and rare books, prints, drawings, photographs, and memorabilia relating to music and dance.
Sunset Music http://www.sunsetmusicsf.com/
Sunset Music has offered a large and varied inventory of classical and popular sheet music (among many other things) in the Sunset District in San Francisco, California since 1948.
Classical Vocal Reprints https://www.classicalvocalrep.com/
Based in Fayetteville, Arkansas, Classical Vocal Reprints has been selling print music since 1987. They are specialists for Art Song, Oratorio, Opera, Choral, Musical Theatre scores and Music by Women Composers (published by ClarNan Editions). They report an online inventory of 7000 titles and a total inventory of over 200,000 titles.
Organ Stop https://www.organstop.com/
Wayne and Cheryl Seppala have operated their store in San Diego since 1978. Their current focus is on organ sales/repair but they periodically have online sales of used print music. Contact them for additional information.
Theodore Front Musical Literature https://www.tfront.com/
Based in Santa Clarita, California, Theodore Front Music is “the oldest established sheet music and music book dealer in the Western United States for both new and antiquarian material”. Their exhaustive inventory includes music-related books, print music, and CDs/LPs/DVD/Blu-ray titles from both foreign and domestic publishers.
William Grant Still Music http://www.williamgrantstillmusic.com/
W.G. Still (1895-1978) is often called “The Dean of Afro-American Composers”. This is a family-run business that produces sheet music, recordings, books, and other materials relating to WG Still and his colleagues. We are particularly fond of his piano music.
Performer’s Edition https://performersedition.com/
Since 2008, this company has published newly-updated editions of standard classical and selected new works, good-quality reprints of scanned historic parts and scores in partnership with IMSLP, and a selection of recordings. Their music catalogue is diverse, affordable, and many scores are available in both paper or PDF format. Join their mailing list and you’ll receive their Obscure Music Monday weekly newsletter that highlights interesting and over-looked works.
Repertorio MacDowell https://www.repertoriomacdowell.com/
Repertorio MacDowell has three locations in Mexico City and offers an extensive online inventory of music, particularly Latin American works.
Broekmans & van Poppel https://www.broekmans.com/
Founded in 1914, Broekmans & van Poppel has two locations: in Amsterdam (Badhoevedorp), and Utrecht. They sell both classical and popular music. Their Badhoevedorp location features a huge inventory of used (mostly classical) music.
De Minstreel Muziekantiquariaat https://www.gebruiktebladmuziek.nl/
De Minstreel is a music store in Kampen, Netherlands. They recently acquired the inventory of Muziekmagazijn Opus 391. They offer a broad selection of used music in their website.
Archive Bookstore http://www.archivebookstore.co.uk/
Established in 1977, Archive Bookstore offers a large inventory of both popular and classical used sheet music, scores, and books at their location in Marleybone, London, UK.
Travis & Emery Bookshop http://www.travis-and-emery.com/
Travis & Emery offers a large inventory of (mostly classical) out of print, second-hand, antiquarian music, and books on music at their store in Cecil Court, London.
Presto Music https://www.prestomusic.com/
Based in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, UK, Presto Music has sold online since 2001. They have a large inventory of books, classical recordings, and over 800,000 (classical and popular) sheet music titles.
Hall of Books https://www.hallofbooks.com/
Shaun and Sarah Sheppard have operated a bookstore in Shropshire, UK since 2011. They offer an eclectic online inventory of second-hand books and sheet music.
Hancock & Monks Music https://www.hancockandmonksmusic.co.uk/
Established in 1974, Hancock & Monks retail store is in Hay-on-Wye on the English/Wales border (their mail-order center is near Llanwrtyd Wells). They offer a large collection of second-hand sheet music, scores, and music-related books.
Bill Holab Music https://www.billholabmusic.com/store/
Bill Holab, an authority on plate engraving and computer-based note setting, engraves music and provides additional services for composers and publishers. His online store offers an impressive selection of works (both rental and retail) by contemporary composers.
Saul Cosentino https://saulcosentino.com/en/#home
Saul Cosentino is an Argentinian pianist, composer, arranger, (and former airline pilot). His prolific recording career began in 1983, and he has received multiple awards along the way. Some of his compositions are available through Tonos, however his website offers a broad selection of his works for purchase and also as free downloads.
Colin Coleman Music http://www.colincolemanmusic.co.uk/
Based in the UK, Colin Coleman publishes catalogues of unique, rare, important, and unusual music items (not instruments) by famous and/or obscure composers from all eras.
Edition Silvertrust http://www.editionsilvertrust.com/
Founded in 2003 and based in Riverwoods, Illinois, Edition Silvertrust specializes in the publication of “unjustly forgotten or neglected” chamber music. Their online catalogue features an impressive list of such pieces at excellent prices.
[email protected] http://shop.vendio.com/seanmusic/contact.html
While we first became aware of this dealer through eBay, the link will connect you to their Vendio website. They always have an interesting and varied selection of used music and recordings.
We have frequently shopped the eBay store of this vendor and have always been impressed by their eclectic and interesting selection of mostly popular/theatric music. From their website: “I am a New Hampshire native…Collecting 78 rpm records in high school led to an interest in E.T. Paull sheet music which led to this, my second career in sheet music.”
Tredwell’s Music https://tredwellsmusic.com/
Tredwell’s brick-and-mortar shop closed in 2015, but their website continues to offer a wide selection (12,000 titles and counting) of print sheet music and music-related books with a focus on out-of-print titles.