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Vocal Resources: Getting Started

Vocal Resources

Streaming Audio and Video

Listen to music and watch operas online!

Encyclopedias

Websites for Singers

Transcriptions and Translations

Finding Scores

To find scores in the library catalog,

  • Link to Advanced Search in library catalog: http://search.library.duke.edu/#tab2
  • Choose format Printed Music and enter search terms (composer name can be entered in the Author field)

If you would like to browse vocal music on the shelves, the vocal scores are all located downstairs and begin with the call number M1495 through M2199.

Finding Recordings

To find recordings in the library catalog,

  • Link to Advanced Search from the Catalog Tab on the library homepage: http://search.library.duke.edu/#tab2
  • Choose format Musical Recordings and enter search terms (composer name can be entered in the Author field)

Finding Videos

To find videos in the library catalog,

  • Link to Advanced Search from the Catalog Tab on the library homepage: http://search.library.duke.edu/#tab2
  • Choose format Videos and DVDs and enter search terms (composer name can be entered in the Author field)

Subject Guide

Laura Williams
Contact:
113 Biddle Music Building

Box 90661

(919) 660-5952

What if the score is not at Duke?

If you don't find the score you need at Duke, it may be available in one of the Triangle Research Libraries, such as UNC or NC State.  If you search Triangle Libraries (click radio button),  you can find and request copies of scores, which will be delivered here to Duke in 2-3 days.

Document Delivery (ILL) can get copies of scores for you from libraries around the country.  Click on the Document Delivery link to fill out a request form.

Some Digital Score Sites: