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Singers' Resources: Repertoire

Guides with Broad Coverage

Standard Works to Consult for an Overview of Vocal Repertoire

Coffin, Berton.  Singer’s Repertoire. 2d ed. 5 vols. 1960-62.

MUSICMEDIA REF ML128 .V7 C67 1960

Doscher, Barbara M., and John Nix. From Studio to Stage : Repertoire for the Voice. 2002.

MUSICMEDIA REF ML128 .V7 D67 2002

Espina, Noni. Repertoire for the Solo Voice: A Fully Annotated Guide to Works for the Solo Voice Published in Modern Editions and Covering Material from the 13th Century to the Present. 2 vols. 1977

MUSICMEDIA REF ML128 .S3 E8

Kagen, Sergius. Music for the Voice; a Descriptive List of Concert and Teaching Material. Rev. ed. 1968.

MUSICMEDIA REF ML128 .V7 K3 1968

MUSICMEDIA ML128 .V7 K3 1968 (copy in the circulating collection)

Specialized Guides

Abromeit, Kathleen A.  An Index to African-American Spirituals for the Solo Voice. 1999.
MUSICMEDIA REF ML128 .S4 A27 1999

 

Brandão, Stela M.  A Guide to the Latin American Art Song Repertoire:  An Annotated Catalog of Twentieth-century Art Songs for Voice and Piano.  2010
MUSICMEDIA ML128 .S3 H85 2010.  Also available online.

 

Carman, Judith E, ed.  Art Song in the United States, 1759-1999:  An Annotated Bibliography.  2001.
MUSICMEDIA REF ML128 .S3 C37 2001

 

Cheek, Timothy.  Singing in Czech:  A Guide to Czech Lyric Diction and Vocal Repertoire.  2001.
MUSICMEDIA MT883 .C44 2001
MUSIC MEDIA DESK MT883 .C44 2001 CD-SOUND (Request CD at service desk.)

Clifton, Keith E.  Recent American Art Song:  A Guide.  2008.
MUSICMEDIA REF ML128 .S3 C65 2008

Dunlap, Kay, and Barbara Winchester. Vocal Chamber Music : A Performers Guide. 1985.

MUSICMEDIA REF ML128 .V7 D86 1985

Edwards, J. Michele. Literature for Voices in Combination with Electronic and Tape Music : An Annotated Bibliography. 1977.

MUSICMEDIA ML128 .E4 E37

Espina, Noni. Vocal Solos for Christian Churches : A Descriptive Reference of Solo Music for the Church Year, Including a Bibliographical Supplement of Choral Works. 3rd ed. 1984.

MUSICMEDIA REF ML128 .V7 E8 1984

Gooch, Bryan N. S., David S. Thatcher, and Odean Long. Musical Settings of British Romantic Literature : A Catalogue. 2 vols. 1982.

MUSICMEDIA REF ML128 .V7 G57 1982

———. Musical Settings of Early and Mid-Victorian Literature : A Catalogue. 1979.

MUSICMEDIA ML128 .V7 G58

———. Musical Settings of Late Victorian and Modern British Literature : A Catalogue. 1976.

MUSICMEDIA ML120 .G7 G66

Hovland, Michael A. Musical Settings of American Poetry : A Bibliography, Music Reference Collection, No. 8. 1986.

MUSICMEDIA REF ML128 .V7 H67 1986

Lust, Patricia D. American Vocal Chamber Music, 1945-1980 : An Annotated

Bibliography, Music Reference Collection, No. 4. 1985.

MUSICMEDIA REF ML128 .V7 L8 1985

Mabry, Sharon. Exploring Twentieth-Century Vocal Music : A Practical Guide to Innovations in Performance and Repertoire. 2002.

MUSICMEDIA MT820 .M129 2002

Manning, Jane. New Vocal Repertory. 1986.

MUSICMEDIA ML1400 .M3 1986

———. New Vocal Repertory 2. 1998.

MUSICMEDIA ML128 .V7 M32 1998

Stewart-Green, Miriam. Women Composers : A Checklist of Works for the Solo Voice. 1980.

MUSICMEDIA ML156.4 .V7 S83

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