Lieder links

Lied and song texts - an extensive archive of texts to Kunstlieder and art songs of many different languages; maintained by Emily Ezust

Mailing lists:

  • Lieder-L - discussion of the art song; the listowner is Jason Greshes
  • Lieder_Forum - discussion of German art song; the listowner is Celia Sgroi

Classical MIDI with words - featuring art songs with synchronized lyrics and translations

Artsconverge - a multi-media player that integrates and times the presentation of text, translations and fixed image material to either pre-recorded or live-concert vocal music.

Schubertline - online scores of lieder which may be viewed using the Sibelius Scorch plugin

Unsung Songs - some excellent art songs which deserve your attention; maintained by John Koopman

Le Lied et la Mélodie au disque - an extensive database on Lieder and mélodies recordings (in French)

The Daring Diva's Treasure Map - has a repertoire list of art songs for all voice types with an emphasis on lesser-known pieces

Latin American Art Song Alliance - to promote solo vocal music from Latin America

Jeffrey Benton's Art Song and Lieder page - with singable English translations of Lied cycles

Ihr Lieder! Ihr meine guten Lieder! - a performer's guide to musical settings for one or two voices of the poetry of Heinrich Heine; maintained by Peter W. Shea

The Open Directory Lieder Page - another list of Lieder related links

The Analysis of Song - summary notes of a seminar, which focused on the analysis of song, with particular emphasis on the relationship between narrative strategies employed in both text and music; by Lawrence Zbikowski

20th Century Song Foundation - aims at fanning the flames of enthusiasm for the extensive repertory of songs written during the last century

Contributions to the Lieder Repetoire 1900-1999 - a list of compositions for voice and piano, from the 1900-1999 era, which are still available, for purchase or otherwise, in score form

Le Centre International de la Mélodie Française

The art song site with Conor Biggs

About Franz Schubert:

Une discographie de Gustav Mahler - discography of Mahler's works, including Lieder; maintained by Vincent Mouret (in French)

Davidsbündler - Schumann, Brahms, Schiller, Heine

Internationale Hugo-Wolf-Akademie - information about the activities of the Hugo Wolf Academy


Lieder singers home pages:

Lieder pianists home pages:


Sheet Music & e-Shops:

  • Online scores: Song Literature - selected scores chosen from the Cook Music Library's holdings (VARIATIONS Project)
  • CD Sheet Music - publishes complete collections of Lieder on CD-rom
  • SheetMusicNow - makes highly original scores and editions available for instant download, and establishes a new digital distribution platform for renowned music publishers from around the world
  • MusicAAmore - auction site for music, video, books and fine arts memorabilia

General sites on classical music: