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Rita Benton Music Library

Resources for Singers

IPA Resources

IPA Call Numbers

Opera translation collections are available in ML 48.

Opera and musical theatre libretti are available in ML 50.

Song translation collections are available in ML 54.6.

3 Online IPA Tools

IPA Chart with Sounds
Select a phonetic sign and hear what it sounds like. There are other useful charts on this website, too. 

IPA Fonts from the International Phonetic Association
If you need to add IPA symbols to a document, check out this page for how to do get the fonts you need.

English Language Club on YouTube
This video channel explains the uses of IPA and also examples of phonetics in action. The sound quality isn't always the best, but the content's pretty solid.

Nico Castel Libretto Series

The libretti of Mozart’s completed operas : in two volumes


Geneseo, N.Y. : Leyerle, c1997-c1998.
Reference FOLIO ML49.M83 C315 1997

The complete Verdi libretti : in four volumes


Geneseo, N.Y. : Leyerle, c1994-c1996.
Reference FOLIO ML49.V45 C372 1994

The complete Puccini libretti


Geneseo, N.Y. : Leyerle, c1993-c1994.
Reference ML49.P75 C37 1994

French Opera Libretti


Geneseo, N.Y. : Leyerle, c1999-
Reference FOLIO ML48 .F875 1999

Italian verismo opera libretti : in two volumes


Geneseo, N.Y. : Leyerle, c2000-
Reference FOLIO ML48 .I884 2000

Italian belcanto libretti


Geneseo, N.Y. : Leyerle, c2000-2002.
Reference FOLIO ML48 .I84 2000