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Basque composers

The initial score collection of basque – navarre composers was made through queries in libraires and archives, purchase and collaboration with creatives. Since 2000 a score legal deposit copy is collected from the Basque Country Autonomous Community.

Archives collections

It is from 1978 on that begin to enter cocumentary collections, archives and individual libraries, as well as institutional collections, either in terms of donation or as cession on deposit.
On 31st December 2008 ERESBIL has 146 funds.

Sound archive

This section stores the sound records of the works created by Basque composers. At present, the initial scope has been enlarged to include the entire musical production which is edited in the Basque Country, as well as the one concerning Basque musicians. Since 2000 a sound recording legal deposit copy is collected from the Basque Country Autonomous Community.

Musical library

This section collects the principal printed sources to musical research development, with an important presence of reference works. Furthermore collects monuments and european score collections to help musicians to find and study repertory.
It is organizated in three sections:

  • Musical literature
  • Journals
  • Scores


This section collects all kind of materials referred to composers, and music subjects in documents such as: articles, clipped press, collected letters, reports, etc. There must be added a poster collection, programs, photographs and iconography.


Andra Mari coral - abesbatza | Errenteriako udala - Ayuntamiento de Renteria | Gipuzkoako foru Aldundia - Diputación Foral de Gipuzkoa | Eusko Jaurlaritza: Kultur Saila - Gobierno vasco: departamento de Cultura