IPA Source
Online since 2003, IPA Source is the web’s largest library of International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions and literal translations of opera arias and art song texts. Now with over 11,000 texts including 1378 aria texts!
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Full-Text
This database is the world’s most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses on humanities and social sciences.
Musical Theater Songs
This database allows you to enter up to 20-plus parameters such as voice type, character age, range, ease for accompanist, and descriptive characteristics, to generate a list of songs tailored to your needs from an ever-growing database.

British Library – Sounds

More than 50,000 selected records of music, spoken word, and human and natural environments.

New York Philharmonic Archives

The Digital Archives currently include historic material from 1943-1970 including programs, marked scores and orchestral parts, business documents, photos, and more.


A free, automated tool for creating parts from existing music scores.  Upload a PDF or import from IMSLP, then adjust the optically generated staff divisions to extract parts.

The Glenn Gould Archive

This site was developed by Library and Archives Canada, which is the official repository for the archives of the late concert pianist, Glenn Gould.  A supremely gifted artist and Canada’s most renowned classical musician of the 20th centurey, Gould was a recording artist, radio and television broadcaster and producer, writer and an outspoken apologist for the electronic media.

Pipe Dreams

Pipedreams is an American Public Radio program which is devoted to the organ and its literature.

Encyclopedia of Organ Stops

An extensive online encyclopedia of organ stops and other organ-related topics.


Themefinder is a non-profit collaborative project of the Center for Computer Assisted Research in the Humanities (CCARH) at Stanford University and the Cognitive and Systematic Musicology Laboratory at the Ohio State University.

World Federation of International Music Competitions

This is a directory of over 120 international music competitions, with additional information about prize winners and commissioned works.

 IMSLP/Petrucci Music Library

More than 200,000 scores and nearly 20,000 recordings, all freely available in the public domain.

Hymn Tune Index

All hymn tunes printed anywhere in the world with English-language texts up to 1820, and their publication history up to that date.

Folk Music in America

Dick Spottswood’s 15 LP series of recordings and booklets documenting the American folk song and dance between 1890 and 1976.

 Global Music Archive

The Global Music Archive is a multi-media reference archive and resource center for traditional and popular song, music, and dance of Africa and the Americas.  The Digital Collection of East African Recordings consists of over 1,600 discrete musical performances recorded by East African ethnomusicologist Centurio Balikoowa.

Sounds of Speech

An multi-format app to explain how the sounds of American English, German, and Spanish are formed.

Irish Traditional Music Archive

A reference library and archive for Irish traditional music and dance.  The library includes sound recordings, images, and digitized books and scores from the library’s collections.

Good Ear

Online ear training tool.


Award-winning music theory website.

Deets Library Catalog

Musical recordings on a variety of media are available in the second floor Darbeth Listening Lab.