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date: 18 February 2020

Singing: a bibliographylocked


The list that follows contains a variety of materials on singing technique, voice production, ornamentation, registers, national and historical styles, interpretation, diction and pronunciation. The great majority of the items listed are concerned with the kind of singing associated with opera, but a number of more general works have been included for their relevance to vocal art; among these are several texts from the first half of the 17th century and a few works on accompaniment and the interpretation of song. Excluded for the purposes of this bibliography are vocalise, solfeggio, sight-singing and ear-training manuals, as well as publications relating primarily to choral and sacred music and music in schools. Dates of first and last editions are given where known, and important title changes are noted. Facsimiles, reprints and modern editions are given for early works, and the translations cited are all to English unless otherwise stated. Journals relating specifically to opera are listed in Periodicals; some of these, such as the ...

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Allgemeine (deutsche) Musik-Zeitung/Musikzeitung (1874-1943)
Vierteljahrsschrift für Musikwissenschaft
Musical Opinion
Enciclopedia dello spettacolo
Padua, Conservatorio Cesare Pollini
Revue musicale
Musical Quarterly
Reggio nell'Emilia, Biblioteca Panizzi
Proceedings of the Royal Musical Association
Rome, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana
Zeitschrift für Musikwissenschaft
Music & Letters
Rivista musicale italiana
San Francisco, San Francisco State University, Frank V. de Bellis Collection