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Call Numbers for Art Songs
|M1611 - M1614
||Songs with orchestra or chamber ensemble
|M1615 - M1618
|M1619 - M1621.4
||Songs - solo or with piano
|M1623 - M1624.8
||Songs - solo or with another instrument
Texts, Translations, and IPA
Many scores for songs will include translations of the text. You can also check recordings for liner notes, as many of them will include the texts with translations.
Some key resources for song texts, translations, and pronunciations are:
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Phonetic transcriptions and word-for-word translations for over 3,500 opera arias and art songs.
Texts and translations for Lieder and art songs in Czech, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Latin, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, and Swedish. Page by Emily Ezust.
History and Context
Songs of America
The history of American art song: composer biographies, essays, videos, and for selected songs, background info, sheet music, online recordings and music manuscripts