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Vocal Performance & Opera

Use this Guide to:


  • LEARN how to search the library catalog, OPAL, for scores of specific songs --> Scores
  • FIND out where the vocal scores for operas are located --> Scores
  • LOCATE opera roles for your voice type --> Essential Sources
  • SEARCH for a phonetic reading or translation of a aria you are preparing --> Essential Sources
  • FIND diverse repertoire --> Web Pages --> Diverse Vocal Performance & Opera Resources
  • READ the latest career advice and opera news from leading magazines and journals --> Journals
  • IDENTIFY databases that list literature (articles, books, reviews etc...) related to opera --> Databases
  • WATCH DVDs or streaming videos of operas & related videos held by the Jones Library --> Audio & Video

Ask your Librarian

Paul Cary, music librarian, may be consulted in the Jones Music Library regarding any questions regarding this guide, music research or the Jones Music Library.  Ask for him at the Circulation Desk or email him at

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Paul Cary
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Berea, OH 44017