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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, May 26

Sunday, May 26 Closed
Monday, May 27 Closed
Tuesday, May 28 10am-3pm, Appointment Recommended
Wednesday, May 29 10am-3pm, Appointment Recommended
Thursday, May 30 10am-3pm, Appointment Recommended
Friday, May 31 By Appointment Only
Saturday, June 1 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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