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IPA Source

International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) Source is the web's largest library of transcriptions and literal translations of opera and art song texts. With over 7,800 titles, it represents musical traditions from 1500 to the present. Includes poetry and Latin text.
New Spring 2014!

Opera in Video via Music Online 

Operatic performances, interviews, and documentaries covering commonly studied operas.  500+ hours of video comprising 288 operatic works.
New Summer 2014!