Song Translations

Multi-language

Word-by-word translations of songs and arias by Berton Coffin, et al.
MUS REF ML54.6 W65 (2 volumes)
Volume 1: German and French texts
Volume 2: Italian texts
Offers word by word as well as poetic translations.

The ring of words : an anthology of song texts by Philip Lieson Miller
MUS REF ML54.6 M5 R5
Offers poetic translations of German, French, Italian, Russian, Scandinavian, and Spanish songs.

French

French song companion by Graham Johnson.
MUS REF ML54.6.J76 F74 2002
Poetic translations of and essays on French songs, primarily from the 19th and 20th centuries.

Masters of the French art song by Timothy LeVan.
MUS REF ML54.6 M33 1991
Offers translations of the complete songs of Chausson, Debussy, Duparc, Faure, & Ravel. Word by word and poetic translations.

German

The Fischer-Dieskau book of lieder by Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau.
MUS REF ML54.6 .F57 1977
Poetic translations of German lieder.

Lieder line by line, and word for word by Lois Philips.
MUS REF ML54.6.P55 L5 1996
Word by word and poetic translations of lieder by Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann, Wagner, Brahms, Wolf, Mahler, and Strauss.

Schubert's complete song texts by Beaumont Glass.
MUS REF ML54.6.S39 G5
Word by word, poetic and phonetic translations of Schubert songs.

Singer's Schumann by Thilo Reinhard.
ML54.6.S4 R413 1988
Word by word, poetic and phonetic translations of Schumann songs.

Italian

Masters of the Italian art song by Timothy LeVan.
MUS REF ML54.6 M34 1990
Offers translations of the complete songs of Bellini, Donaudy, Donizetti, Puccini, Rossini, Tosti, and Verdi. Word by word as well as poetic translations.

Russian

The singer's Rachmaninoff by Natalia Challis.
ML54.6.R18 S52 1989
Word by word, poetic and phonetic translations of Rachmaninoff's songs.

Spanish

The Spanish song companion by Jacqueline Cockburn & Richard Stokes
MUS REF ML2547 .C63 1992
Poetic translations for Spanish song from the 13th century to the present day.

The singer's anthology of 20th century Spanish songs by Josep Sobrer and Edmon Colomer.
MUS REF ML54.6 S563
Word by word, poetic and phonetic translations of 20th century Spanish and Catalan songs.

Opera Libretti

Complete Puccini libretti by Nico Castel
MUS REF ML49.P75 1994
Word by word, and IPA translations

Complete Verdi libretti by Nico Castel
MUS REF ML49.V45 C372 1994
Word by word, and IPA translations

Four Strauss opera libretti by Nico Castel
MUS REF ML49.S87 C3 2002
Word by word, and IPA translations

French opera libretti by Nico Castel
MUS REF ML48.C37 F74 1999
Word by word, and IPA translations

German miscellaneous opera libretti by Nico Castel
MUS REF ML48.C37 G47 2005
Word by word, and IPA translations

Gluck & Monteverdi opera libretti by Nico Castel
MUS REF ML48.C37 G58 2008
Word by word, and IPA translations

Handel opera libretti by Nico Castel
MUS REF ML49.H33 C37
Word by word, and IPA translations

Italian belcanto opera libretti by Nico Castel
MUS REF ML48.C37 I8 2000
Word by word, and IPA translations

Italian verismo opera libretti by Nico Castel
MUS REF ML48.C37 I9
Word by word, and IPA translations

Mozart opera libretti by Nico Castel
MUS REF ML49.M83 C315 1997
Word by word, and IPA translations

Russian opera libretti by Anton Belov
MUS REF ML48.B48 L53 2004
Word by word, and IPA translations

Wagner's Ring libretti by Nico Castel
MUS REF ML50.W14 R32 2003
Word by word, and IPA translations
 

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