A collaborative web app (Chrome) for accompanists and artists. Allows for realtime, low latency rehearsal with a tapping or automation trigger, or an actual pianist through a midi keyboard over WebRTC video chat. Subscription required.
An accompanist app (iOS/Android) with many tools for flexible playback of provided accompaniment tracks. Subscription required.
An app (iOS/Android) for honing diction skills. The aria text is read by native speakers at different speeds to improve accuracy, pronunciation, and memory. Subscription required.
An app (iOS) for viewing and editing PDF scores. Includes annotation, editing, custom navigation, and setlists. Purchase required.
An app (iOS/Mac/Android/Microsoft) for viewing and editing an extensive number of high quality scores directly from publishers. Includes many major publishers and artists, who are compensated for purchases. Subscription required.
An app (iOS/Android) for booking artistic professionals for lessons, gigs, or events. Create a profile, find clients, negotiate, and get paid all from the app.
The Christian Her libretto collection at Münchener Digitalisierungs Zentrum contains around 5,700 libretti.
Approximately 500 libretti from the Estense Library.
A search for "libretto" at the online section of the French National Library.
Approximately 60 links, mostly greatest hits.
Approximately 100 links, most with Spanish-language translations.
Approximately 30 links. Only Verdi.
Libretti for Italian operas only.
Approximately 350 links, many with Spanish translations.
Approximately 370 links. Italian operas only.
Digital filecards for thousands of libretti, from the Università degli studi di Padova.
Helmut Weber's libretto list. Approximately 1900 links.
Approximately 60 links.
Libretti for approximately 2/3 of Mozart's work.
Approximately 80 links, mostly greatest hits.
Approximately 170 links.
Approximately 1050 links.
Approximately 70 links, mostly greatest hits.
Approximately 500 links, quite robust.
Clean, fully searchable full text Italian libretti, currently around 50 available.
Approximately 280 links.
Approximately 150 libretti from the Warwick Digital Collections
Subscription Service. Opera, Jazz, and Classical videos.
Subscription service. Live and archived operas, ballets, and concerts.
Subscription service. Video and audio of full-length Met Opera performances.
Subscription service. Opera, Jazz, Classical, and Dance television channel. Available in Europe.
Radio broadcasts through SiriusXM of present and past Met Opera productions.
Approximately 120 links to the websites of radio stations focused on classical music and opera.
Hosted by Rhiannon Giddens, each episode discusses a single aria.
A podcast for each production in the Glyndebourne season.
Focused on new opera.
(In French) No longer active. Long, deep-dive episodes with interviews. Very good.
Excerpts and commentary from and about Lyric Opera productions.
Features lectures and events presented by the Metropolitan Opera Guild.
Episodes about obscure opera plots, greatest hits, and more.
A weekly talk show from WNUR Chicago.
Each episode explores a new opera, assuming no prior knowledge.
A monthly(ish) podcast on the world of Opera.
No longer active, discussions with singers about the business.
Interviews with cast and production teams for SD Opera productions.
Irreverent is overused, but... irreverent!
Several Opera Anthologies available, with many art songs.
Around 4500 libretti and manuscripts from the Austrian National Library.
Approximately 2,500 scores
Five collections of vocal music entrusted to the National Library of France.
Thirty one collections of various genres of secular vocal music from the National Library of France.
Twenty one collections of various genres of stage music. Several thousand scores, from the National Library of France.
Approximately 31,000 scores and libretti.
Buy high quality PDFs of many of the arias found on this site. Approximately 5,000 titles.
Over 200,000 titles for sale. The first stop for purchasing scores.
Approximately 1,000 scores from the Danish National Library.
A variety of musical collections from the Bavarian State Library via the Munich Digitization Center. Includes the complete printed works of Beethoven, Handel, Schubert, and Schumann, among others.
Around 500 opera libretti from the Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main.
Approximately 2,600 scores.
Click search, then Search for "Opera", Category "Printed Music", and check "Limit Search". Approximately 300 scores
Approximately 4,000 public domain operatic works, multiple scores per work. Extremely well-organized.
Thousands of music scores, organized by collection.
A list of collections of mostly Italian music, including manuscripts of Puccini, Rossini, and Verdi.
Search for: Opera - Approximately 900 scores.
The music collection at the Royal Library of Belgium (now KBR).
Around 11,000 scores from the Library of Congress in the United States.
Approximately 2,000 scores
A critical edition of Mozart's entire output.
High quality piano reductions, transpositions, parts, and arrangements of rare works. If you can't find it anywhere else, this is your resource.
Around 13,500 scores, not specifically opera.
Around 23,000 scores from the Sibley Music Library, not specifically opera.
The Dresden Opera Archive at the Saxony State Library - approximately 1500 works.
The Music Collection at the Saxony State Library - approximately 12,000 records.
Around 500 opera libretti from the University of Hamburg collections.
Twenty seven scores of Jean Baptiste Lully at the University of North Texas.
The digitized holdings of the University of North Texas Rare Book Room (360 items). Quite a few 18th century French operas.
Nearly 5,000 scores from the University of North Texas, not all opera.
Approximately 160 scores.
Approximately 650 scores.
One of the inspirations for this site, an in-depth database of arias containing translations, fachs, range information, and more.
An exhaustive list of birth and death information on composers, including important compositions.
Short biographical snippets on nearly every historical composer whose name doesn't need to be looked up, and many who do.
Contains ~50 synopses, ~60 libretti, and ~50 scores, all Gilbert and Sullivan.
A list of 37 very good online resources for music scholars.
Sells IPA transcriptions of around 2,000 arias,
A list of approximately 600 female composers, with links.
An extensive nonprofit database of living composers and their works.
A collection of the digitized music-related holdings of the Bavarian State Library.
A list of 200 female composers to aid in programming.
A part of Stanford University Libraries, as comprehensive a list of information on opera premieres as one could hope for.
A resource containing 1600 operatic works by North American composers.
A database of operas, arias, and composers. Similar to this site in some ways.
An international database of performers, performances and venues.
An archived list of operas, with lists of recordings for the more popular among them.
A potentially dated list of the websites of opera companies.
An extensive list of operas, by composer name.
An index of synopses, libretti, translations, sources, etc. for some of the most popular operas.
Research Notes on many different operas. Search for name or composer.
A Handel-centric site with many useful pieces of information.
A large list of reference recordings for operas.
A collection of over 1800 new and reprint editions of rare vocal works for purchase.
Over 1,000,000 records of music materials.
A database of operatic and musical theater scenes, searchable by voice part.
A searchable database of 4,400 art songs. Incredibly thorough, searchable by a wide range of criteria.
A project of the Indiana University Digital Library Program, containing over 1,000 records of televised opera programs and series produced in the United States
Approximately 4,600 documents: scores, libretti, and books.
A list of approximately 500 operas by American composers, with synopses where available.
Approximately 2,500 wikipedia pages for operas and their composers.
A yearly list of the most common arias by voice type, as well as other audition resources.
The IAMIC homepage.
On left, under "Type de musique", click "Voir plus", then "Opera". Links to 593 contemporary operas.
Links to 209 operas by Australian composers.
Links to 600 opera and musical theater pieces by Austrian composer.
Links to approximately 150 operas by Canadian composers.
Links to approximately 125 operas by Croatian composers.
Search - Composition Name: Opera. Links to approximately 150 operas by Czech composers.
Search - Choose Genre: Opera. Links to 35 operas by Estonian composers.
Links to 359 works for the stage by Finnish composers.
Links to 21 operas by Icelandic Composers.
Links to approximately 140 operatic works by Irish composers.
In search box, type Opera.
Search Category: Stage --> Opera. Links to 68 operas by Lithuanian composers.
Links to approximately 100 operas and operettas by New Zealanders.
Search - Instrumentation: Opera. Links to 119 operas by Norwegian composers.
Search - Musical Category: Opera. Links to approximately 10,000 operas by Portuguese composers.
Links to 50 Slovakian opera composers.
Links to 400+ operas by Swedish composers.