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International Piano Archives at Maryland

Handwritten piano score

The International Piano Archives at Maryland (IPAM) is a unique resource for the study, appreciation, and preservation of the classical piano repertoire and its performance. IPAM's collections comprise the world's most extensive concentration of piano recordings, books, scores, programs and related materials, including the archival papers of many great keyboard artists.

Collection strengths

  • Recordings
  • Scores
  • Archives of pianists

8115 Alumni Dr, College Park, MD 20740
301-405-9224 | Contact IPAM
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Week of Sunday, June 9

Sunday, June 9 Closed
Monday, June 10 10am-3pm, Appointment Recommended
Tuesday, June 11 10am-3pm, Appointment Recommended
Wednesday, June 12 10am-3pm, Appointment Recommended
Thursday, June 13 10am-3pm, Appointment Recommended
Friday, June 14 By Appointment Only
Saturday, June 15 Closed


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Piano Traditions Through Their Genealogy Trees



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This material is non-circulating and only accessible in the IPAM Workroom in the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library.


Portrait of Donald Manildi

Donald Manildi

IPAM Curator (Librarian II)
Portrait of Maxwell Brown

Maxwell Brown

Manager, IPAM
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