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Sing It!: Operas

Resources for Singers, Choral Directors, and Vocal Music Researchers

General Information

GT 500-GT 2370   Costuming

M 1500   Operas & musicals, full scores

M 1503   Operas & musicals, piano-vocal scores

M 1507   Operas & musicals, excerpts, piano-vocal scores of 2+ works

M 1508   Operas & musicals, excerpts, piano-vocal scores of separate works

ML 50   Libretti (operas and musicals)

ML 102 .O6   Dictionaries, encyclopedias (most of these are "reference")

ML 128 .O4   Opera bibliographies

ML 410   Composer biographies

ML 420   Singer biographies

ML1950   Dramatic secular vocal music, history & criticism  

MT 955   Musical theater (operas, musical comedies, etc.) - production, direction, costume, scenery, etc.

MT 956   Musical theater (operas, musical comedies, etc.) - performing

Periodical Indexes (Print)

Guide to the Performing Arts. compiled by S. Yancey Belknap.
ML118 .G8 1963-1968

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature.
PRINT (6th floor) ML113 .R3 1967 - 1998;

Opera & Voice-Related Journals (Current)

Cambridge Opera Journal
Cambridge Journals Online: 3/1/2000-present

Classical Singer
PRINT (6th floor): PER ML3795 .N43 (2012-present)
v. 25- (2012-)

PRINT (6th floor): PER ML5 .G65 (1986-present)

Journal of Singing (previously NATS Bulletin)
Education Research Complete: 11/1/2002-present

Selected Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

Opera Aria Translations & Interpretive Info

Useful Databases & Websites