MUSIC RESOURCES IN REFERENCE

Located in the Music Library Reference Section, in MALIC, Jardine Hall room 313

VOCAL - BIBLIOGRAPHIES
Choral music
(Sharp and Floyd)  REF ML128.C48 S53 2002
A good place to start when beginning research on this topic.  All entries are annotated. 

Women Composers: A Checklist of Works of the Solo Voice  REF ML156.4 .V7 S83
Find here access to the works of women composers.  With lists of composers, operas, Cantatas, oratorios, masses, song cycles, collections, works with instruments, and dramatic scenes.

Vocal Solos for Christian Churches  REF ML128.V7 E8 1984
The 3rd edition of this work lists works by composer, with information on voice type, vocal range, author of the text, remarks relating to the general character of the work and itís applicable times for use during the church year.  This also contains indices by occasions, voice type, titles and composers.  The 1965 edition, entitled Vocal Solos for Protestant Services  may be found in Ablah Library, 2nd floor (for information on works in-print at that time).

Music for the Voice (Kagen)  REF ML128.V7 K3 1968
This is a guide to repertoire by era/language, and by vocal type/language, along with a listing of folk songs and with an index of composers.  Entries contain a compass, tessitura, vocal type and descriptive remarks.

Singerís Repertoire  (Coffin)  REF ML128.V7 C67 1960  
In five volumes, volume I covers works for coloratura soprano, lyric soprano and dramatic soprano; volume II,  works for mezzo soprano and contralto; volume III, works for lyric and dramatic tenor; volume IV, works for baritone and bass; and volume V provides program notes.  Copies of volumes I-IV and a previous edition are also available to check out from Ablah Library, 2nd floor.

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Updated: October 04, 2013
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Rachel Crane, Music/Fine Arts Librarian