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The CSU Music Library

The CSU Music Library

Choral/Vocal music

  • Aria Database is a diverse collection of information on over 1000 operatic arias. Designed for singers and non-singers alike, the Database includes translations and aria texts of most arias as well as a collection of MIDI files of operatic arias and ensembles.
  • ChoralNet provides a central portal to online resources and communications for the global choral music community.
  • National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) homepage.
  • Opera News Online version of Opera News magazine.
  • OperaGlass Here you can get detailed information on many operas, including: Libretti, Source Texts, Performance Histories, Synopses Discographies, & Rôle Creators plus pictures, background information, and more; also commemoration calendars, special features, and pointers to other opera information sites.
  • Operas and Composers: A Pronunciation Guide A pronouncing dictionary created as a result of a Hill-Mellon grant.
  • Public Domain Opera Libretti & Other Vocal Texts Online sources of opera libretti, texts for secular song & sacred vocal music, & other resources related to vocal music texts.
  • The Choral Public Domain Library Begun in December 1998, CPDL is one of the world's largest free sheet music sites. You can use CPDL to find scores, texts, translations, and information about composers.
  • The Lied and Art Song Texts Page is an archive of 105,893 texts used in Lieder and other classical Art Songs (Kunstlieder, Mélodies, Canzoni, Romansy, Canciones, Liederen, Canções, Sånger, Laulua, etc.) as well as in many choral works and other types of classical vocal pieces. The collection currently includes 29,361 settings and 4,443 translations to English, Italian, Dutch, German, Spanish, French, and other languages.
  • The Opera Platform is the online destination for the promotion and enjoyment of opera, offering a range of content from the most popular titles to the most innovative