Mutopia Project

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The Mutopia Project offers a large collection of sheet music editions that we freely distribute under Creative Commons licenses. Most of our editions are based on older editions in the public domain, and include works by Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Handel, Mozart, and many others. We also host a growing number of modern editions, arrangements, and new music. The respective editors, arrangers, and composers of these works have chosen to make them freely available.

A team of volunteers typesets the music using GNU LilyPond (free software that is part of the GNU project). We provide all of our sheet music editions as PDF files for easy printing on either A4 or US Letter paper. We also provide the LilyPond source files, which allows anyone to make their own editions based on ours. Computer-generated audio previews of the music are also available as MIDI files, to provide a rough idea of what the music sounds like.