(see also the Songs & singing guide)
~ Recordings ~
Find circulating CDs and DVDs in the Searchworks library catalog.
Find online audio files in Streaming Media databases
Find historical recordings in the Archive of Recorded Sound.
~ Printed music ~
View online resources here, including scores.
Find opera scores and librettos in the Searchworks library catalog.
Browse the stacks:
M1500 Full orchestral scores
M1503 Accompaniment arranged for piano
ML48-49 Libretto collections
ML50 Librettos for individual operas
~ Books and articles ~
Read the article on Opera in Grove Music Online
In the Reference Room:
Mellon opera reference index series (multiple titles)
Find books in the Searchworks library catalog.
Browse in the stacks:
ML 1700 General histories; also by country and time period
ML 3858 Philosophy and aesthetics
MT 95-100 Analysis and appreciation
MT 955 Production and direction
FInd articles using the xSearch music cross-database tool (new!)
~ Links ~
Operabase (current news and schedules)
Operacast (internet radio)