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Lieder and art song resource guide: Other resources

This guide is intended to assist in locating scores and materials about art songs and Lieder.
Last Updated: Feb 22, 2021 2:40 PM

Other resources of interest

Books about voice, vocal technique, and vocal performance are shelved together. Their call numbers range from MT 820 to MT 892.

Some highlights:

  • Wall, Joan, et. al. Diction for Singers: A Concise Reference for English, Italian, Latin, German, French, and Spanish Pronunciation. Redmond, WA: PST...Inc, 1990. 
    MT 883 .D53 1990

    This book is arranged by language and is wholly dedicated to diction for singers. If you are browsing the shelves, similar books are located nearby.

  • Lehmann, Lotte. Eighteen Song Cycles: Studies in Their Interpretation. London: Cassell, 1971.
    MT 892 .L46 E4

    This book was written by a singer (soprano) and offers her interpretations of the cycles as whole works. This is an older book, written in 1945, and offers suggestions for dramatic interpretations and moods rather than technical advice. It discusses standards by Schubert, Ravel, Schumann, and others.

Periodicals

  • Journal of Singing: the Official Journal of the National Association of Teachers of Singing
    ML 1 .N29 (Current issue on periodicals display; back issues in general collection)

    Although this journal is dedicated to singing in general (not focused on any one genre), it contains articles and features regarding performance, pedagogy, technique, diction, announcements of competitions, and reviews.

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