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MUHI 4345 - Survey of Opera History : Other Research Tools

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This is a list of additional tools for opera research.

Libretti, texts, and translations

Online Resources

IPA Source is an online source for International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions and literal translations of opera arias and art song texts.


Print Resources

Opera librettos, texts, and scenarios can be found within the call number range of M47 to M52.8. Be sure to check our two locations: Reference, non-circulating (1st floor) and Stacks, circulating (3rd floor). To find a specific opera libretto, use Advanced Search, combining the opera title AND "librettos" as a subject search.



There are several bound collections of complete opera libretti and translations in the Hamon Library Reference section on the first floor. A couple of examples include:

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