Below you will find an extensive collection of online resources for classical musicians and teachers to find scores, libretti, IPA, translations, and more. Please contact us using the form below to recommend any additional resources.

FREE SCORE SOURCES
IMSLP — The most extensive collection of vocal music (and music for all instruments)
CPDL — Choral and vocal sheet music
BYU LIBRARY — Opera scores and libretti
THE OPERA DATABASE: ARIAS — Aria scores
THE OPERA DATABASE: SONG — Song/Lied/Mélodie scores
THE OPERA DATABASE: ZARZUELA — Zarzuela scores
THE OPERA DATABASE: OPERAS — Opera Scores
ART SONG CENTRAL — Song/Lied/Mélodie scores
BIBLIOTECA DIGITAL HISPÁNICA — Assortment of scores with an emphasis on Spanish repertoire
INTERNET ARCHIVE E-BOOKS AND TEXTS — Extensive resource of many sheet music collections online
MUSOPEN — Opera and operetta scores
DIGITAL MOZART EDITION: NEUE MOZART AUSGABE — Mozart’s complete repertory in full score, critical edition format
HATHI TRUST — Opera and operetta scores
ICCU INTERNET CULTURALE — Amazing collection of manuscripts, scores, and audio, with an emphasis on Italian composers
HARVARD LIBRARY — Scores and libretti
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS: RARE SCORES — “Rare book room” with an emphasis on eighteenth-century French opera
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS: LULLY — 30 rare 17th and 18th-century scores of Lully’s operas and ballets
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON — Some harder to find vocal scores might be found here

PAID SCORE SUBSCRIPTIONS
NKODA — Affordable subscription service for scores of ALL of the major publishers
BABEL SCORES — Online store of contemporary music

PAID PDF SCORES ONLINE
CLASSICAL VOCAL REPRINTS: PDFS

ONLINE MUSIC RETAILERS
CLASSICAL VOCAL REPRINTS
JUILLIARD BOOK STORE

MORE GENERAL SHEET MUSIC E-STORES
SHEET MUSIC DIRECT | VIRTUAL SHEET MUSIC | MUSIC NOTES | 8NOTES | SHEET MUSIC PLUS

IPA AND DICTIONARY RESOURCES
GENERAL: IPA SOURCEWIKTIONARY | WORDREFERENCE | LEO DICTIONARIES
ITALIAN: FLORIO 1611 DIZIONARIO | DIZIONARIO ITALIANO OLIVETTI | DIZIONARIO RAI
GERMAN: BROTHERS GRIMM GERMAN DICTIONARY
RUSSIAN: RUSSIAN ART SONG

OPERA/SONG TRANSLATIONS
LIEDER.NET | ARIA DATABASE

REPERTOIRE EXPLORATION
FACHME | THE SINGER’S REPERTORIE (COFFIN)

SEARCH FOR USED/NEW PHYSICAL SCORES BY ISBN ACROSS MANY PROVIDERS
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