Voice and Opera

Electronic Resources
IPA Source Restricted Resource Some full text available
A library of International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions and literal translations of opera arias and art song texts.


Met Opera on Demand: Student Access Restricted Resource
Online streaming access to hundreds of Met performances.


Opera in Video Restricted Resource Resource contains video
Important opera performances, captured on video through staged productions, interviews, and documentaries. Selections represent the world’s best performers, conductors, and opera houses and are based on a work’s importance to the operatic canon. The collection presents an overview of the most commonly studied operas in music history, opera literature, and performance classes. Multiple performances and stagings worldwide of the major operas allow for analysis of stage design, vocal techniques, roles, and musical interpretation across time periods, opera houses, and conductors. Performances cover the full range of operatic composition, from the Baroque to the 20th century.
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