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Gordon Shumway
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Sorry if there's another thread for this.

Apart from fiddlerman.com, where there's loads of free sheet music, especially studies and exercises, I found these two places. The first looks like being all of Sitt op.32 and the other two are random.

http://www.free-scores.com/dow.....pdf=64985#

http://www.mutopiaproject.org/ftp/

https://www.theviolinsite.com/.....eet_music/

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The big one, of course, is IMSLP, the largest repository of public domain music on the web. That's a source every intermediate-or-higher level musician should know, and one that that almost every orchestra librarian today uses frequently.

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@AndrewH is right https://imslp.org/wiki/Main_Page has so much sheet music for violin that I don't think I'll ever run out of new stuff to practice :)

Since etudes were mentioned in another thread, I'll mention that I found some really neat and fun etudes by Auguste Samie, especially op 31, 32 and 33. These are really fun pieces, and not too difficult.

https://imslp.org/wiki/Categor.....2C_Auguste

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I thought IMSLP was pay-only. Did I get that wrong?

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@Gordon Shumway I have contributed to imslp, but was able to download before that. Look for the link "continue to my download" or something similar, when you get prompted for a donation or to login (it sort of implies you need to pay, but it's not so:) )

From their FAQ page:

How do I register to IMSLP?

You simply click on the "Log in/Create account" button on the top-rightmost corner of any page, and fill in your data.
Note: There is no need to register or log in simply to download music. The only reason to log-in is to upload new files and make other contributions.

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In fact I've just downloaded something from imslp to check and it worked. Either I did something wrong before or I was confused. Sorry.

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A paid account allows you to avoid the 15 second delay before downloading. That's all.

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Thanks - I didn't see that countdown before.

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AndrewH said
The big one, of course, is IMSLP, the largest repository of public domain music on the web. That's a source every intermediate-or-higher level musician should know, and one that that almost every orchestra librarian today uses frequently.  

Very true. New York Phil uploads all their scores digitally too. I don't know if there is a way to view the sheet music without the watermark though.

https://archives.nyphil.org

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Thanks everyone...this is great.

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