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Singers' and Choral Directors' Bible: Diction

Resources for the classical singer, including how to find repertoire, translations, pronunciations, and pedagogical works. Choral music resources also are included.

Dictionaries and Online Aids ...


Online Aids

Opera Libretti

Browse these LC class numbers in the Music Reference Section to find opera libretti wtih IPA transcriptions:


(N.B., many of these volumes are in MUSIC REFERENCE; these are noted below.)

Diction Books & Recordings

Diction Police

Butler Libraries' subscription-based database to diction and translations of music pieces.  Start your research with this!


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