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Music: MUSIC 197 - Word and Music

Starting points for research in music


Welcome class of MUSIC 197! The UCI Libraries have a wealth of information to aid your journey through the land of songs. Listed below are just a few of the resources you can use to find information about texts, poets, composers, songs, and pianists. Explore the library and other pages of this Music Guide for other helpful resources. Finally, remember you can always ask me questions via email:

Finding music: See the Voice page for tips on finding sheet music and translations for songs.

Online diction help: SingersBabel is a great resource to help you learn how to speak and sing art song lyrics.

Watch provides a couple of thousand high quality videos of world class artists performing as well as masterclasses to help you learn.

Information on Song, Poetry, and Interpretation

Writings by/about Accompanists

Find more books on:

Musical Accompaniment


Information about Composers and Poets

Oxford Music Online - Best resource for authoritative biographical music information. It's like the Wikipedia your professor wants you to use!

Translation Resources