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Resources for Singers: Resources for Singers

Resources for Singers

Singers' Shelf. Located one aisle behind the reference desk (at the end of the reference books), this section includes books of texts, translations, and phonetic transcriptions for songs and arias. They don't circulate out of the Library, so they should always be on the shelf when not in use.

General
Nico Castel's books (these are also included in the "Phonetic transcriptions" search listed just below)
Diction
Phonetic transcriptions of songs, arias, and complete operas
Training, auditions
Vocal terminology
Vocational guidance

Song
Popular song
Song interpretation
Song texts and translations
Studies of art songs by individual composers

Opera
Dictionaries and encyclopedias
General histories and annals
Librettos and translations
Plot synopses
Studies of operas (except Wagner's)
Studies of Wagner's operas

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The information that used to be on this page has been interpolated into the Singers' Resources filter of our A-Z Guide to Digital Resources.

The Manhattan School of Music, The Peter Jay Sharp Library, 130 Claremont Avenue, New York, NY 10027, USA