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Library resources for sacred music for voice

Below are selected research tools for finding scores of, and information about, sacred vocal music. Consult the McGill Library catalogue for complete holdings information. If you have further questions, please contact a member of the full-time staff for assistance.

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Books and repertoire guides / Livres et guides de répertoire

Abromeit, Kathy A. An Index to African-American Spirituals for the Solo Voice. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1999.
REF ML128 S4 A27 1999

Barlow, Harold, and Sam Morgenstern, comp. A Dictionary of Opera and Song Themes: Including Cantatas, Oratorios, Lieder, and Art Songs. New York: Crown, c1976.
REF ML128 V7 B3 1976

Bausano, William, comp. Sacred Latin Texts and English Translations for the Choral Conductor and Church Musician: Propers of the Mass. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1998.
REF ML54.8 S23 1998

Coffin, Berton. Singer’s Repertoire. New York: Scarecrow Press, 1960-62.
REF ML128 V7 C67 1960

Cunningham, Patrick W., ed. The Music Locator. Saratogas, CA: Resource Publications, c1976.
REF ML128 C54

Espina, Noni. Vocal Solos for Christian Churches: A Descriptive Reference of Solo Music for the Church Year, Including a Bibliographical Supplement of Choral Works. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1984.
REF ML128 V7 E8 1984

Jeffers, Ron. Translations and Annotations of Choral Repertoire. Corvallis, OR: Earthsongs, c1988.
ML3000 J44 1988

Laster, James H. Catalogue of Choral Music Arranged in Biblical Order. Metchuen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1983.
REF ML128 C54 L4 1983

Laster, James H., and Diana Reed Strommen. Catalogue of Vocal Solos and Duets Arranged in Biblical Order. 2nd ed. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2003.
REF ML128 S3 L38 2003

Rust, Ezra Gardner. The Music and Dance of the World’s Religions: A Comprehensive, Annotated Bibliography of Materials in the English Language. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1996.
REF ML128 S2 R87 1996

Sharp, Avery T., and James Michael Floyd. Choral Music: A Research and Information Guide. New York: Routledge, 2002.
REF ML128 C48 S53 2002

Sharp, Avery T., and James Michael Floyd. Church and Worship Music: An Annotated Bibliography of Contemporary Scholarship; A Research and Information Guide. New York: Routledge, 2005.
REF ML128 C54 S53 2005

Online resources / Ressources en ligne

Oxford Music Online (includes Grove Music Online)

Music-In-Print

ChoralNet Repertoire Site

Periodicals / Périodiques

American Choral Review
ML1 A45

Choral Journal
ML1 C63

Journal of Singing
ML27 U5 N2652

Musik und Kirche
ML5 M9043

Rivista internazionale di musica sacra (International Church Music Review)
ML5 R57

Sacred Music

Call numbers for browsing / Cotes à parcourir

M1495 Vocal music collections / Collections de musique vocale
M1999 Sacred vocal music collections / Collections de musique vocale sacrée
M2000-M2007 Sacred oratorios / Oratorios sacrés
M2010-M2017 Sacred services / Musique de rituels sacrés
M2018-M2019 Sacred vocal music for duos, trios, etc. / Musique vocale sacrée pour duos, trios, etc.
M2020-M2036 Sacred choruses with orchestra or other ensemble / Chœurs sacrés et orchestre ou autre ensemble
M2060-M2101 Sacred choruses, etc. with solo accompaniment or unaccompanied / Chœurs sacrés, etc. et accompagnement seul ou non accompagné
M2102-M2114 Sacred songs for one voice / Chants sacrés pour une voix
M2115-M2146 Hymnals / Hymnaires
M2147-M2188 Vocal liturgy and ritual / Liturgie et rituel vocale
   
ML47-ML54 Libretti / Librettos
ML128 V7 Vocal music bibliography / Bibliographie – musique vocale
ML1400-ML3275 Vocal music history / Histoire – musique vocale
MT820-MT949 Singing and vocal technique / Étude et enseignement -- chant

 

 

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