To locate books about a specific person or topic, use the Subject Search in the OPAL Library Catalog. Each book has been tagged with specific subject headings that describe its content.
There are a variety of subject headings that pertain to the voice and opera.
Various sub-categories provide access to more specific resources.
To find books about a composer's songs, use the composer's name followed by "songs":
The following table outlines important call numbers for vocal performance & opera. Many of these resources may be found in the reference collection.
|ML 48||Translations of opera texts & librettos|
|ML 54.6||Translations of vocal texts|
|ML 128 V87||Bibliographies/Literature guides|
|ML 121||Analysis - vocal literature|
|ML 820-950||Singing and vocal techniques|
|ML 1400-3275||History & criticism of vocal music|
|ML 1500-1509||Opera scores|