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Voice Resources: Song Texts

Researching songs, texts, roles and translations - for the vocal soloist.

General Resources

The Fischer-Dieskau Book of Lieder
ML 54.6.F57 1977

The Interpretation of French Song
MT 892.B4

Lieder, Line by Line and Word for Word
Ref ML 54.6 .P55 L5 1980

The Penguin Book of Lieder
ML 54.6 .M5 T5 1963

The Ring of Words
ML 54.6 .M5 T5 1963

Sacred Latin Text and English Translations
for the Choral Conductor and Church Musican
Ref ML54.8.S23 1998

The Spanish Song Companion
ML 54.6 .S76 1992

Word-by-Word Translations of Songs and Arias
Ref ML 54.6 .W65

Composer Specific

Brahms' Complete Song Texts
Ref ML 54.6.B82 G52 1999

The Complete Song Texts (Schubert)
(Includes phonetic transcriptions)
ML 54.6 S39 W53 1988

A Guide to the Solo Songs of Johannes Brahms
MT 121.B73 S73 1995

Handbook to Bach’s Sacred Cantata Texts
Ref ML54.B15 C329 1996

Hugo Wolf and his Morilke Songs
ML 410.W8 Y68 2000

Hugo Wolf's Complete Song Texts
Ref ML54.6 .W853 G52 2000

The Lieder of Richard Strauss
MT 121.S83 J4

The Poetic Debussy
ML 54.6.D42 C62 1982

Schubert's Complete Song Texts, 2 vols.
Ref ML 54.6 .S39 G5 1996

Singing Schumann
MT 121.S38 M55 1999

Songs and Madrigals (Monteverdi)
ML 54.7 .M66 1999

The Songs of Hugo Wolf
ML 410.W8 S2 1983

Texts of the Solo Songs of Hugo Wolf in English
ML 54.6 .W6 D72

Subject Guide

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Patricia Sasser
Maxwell Music Library
Subjects: Music