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Music: Opera

A guide to resources for study and research in Music

Opera Scores

Opera scores are at the following call numbers.

M 1500  Full scores
M 1503  Piano-vocal scores
M 1507  Collections of arias

Find scores using the library catalog.

Texts & Translations

Opera librettos (texts of operas usually with English translations) are shelved ML 48, 49 and 50.

Recordings are also a good source of texts and translations.

On the Web:

Streaming Video

Books on Opera

General history: ML 1700-1715; plots: MT 95; librettos: ML 48-50; production: MT 955.

Some primary resources:

Opera on the Web

Meet Your Librarian

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Michael Duffy
Michael Duffy
Associate Professor
Fine Arts Librarian
3014 Dalton Center
Pronouns: he/him/his

Office Hours (Fall 2018):
Thursdays 3:15-4:15 p.m. or by appointment
(269) 387-5236

Producing & Directing

Books on producing and directing opera are at MT 955.