IPA Source

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IPA Source is a large collection of IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet) transcriptions and literal translations of art songs and arias originally in Latin, French, Italian, German, and Spanish. IPA Source contains more than 5,700 texts, including about 1,000 aria texts. Special features include audio recordings of many standard pieces designed as pronunciation help for the singer and links to other online resources such as opera libretti, song texts, and online scores.

Dates covered

Song and aria texts from antiquity to 1923.

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Art songs and operas.

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Print counterpart or
related resources


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IPA Source

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IPA Source

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