Opera guide

(see also the Songs & singing guide)
stanford only = Stanford users only
Set up home computer ~ iphone
~ Recordings ~
Find circulating CDs and DVDs in the Searchworks library catalog.
Find online audio files in Streaming Media databases stanford only
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 stanford only
In the Reference Room:
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 stanford only (new!)
~ Links ~
Operabase (current news and schedules)
Operacast (internet radio)

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