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Choral Music

Resources for conductors, composers, performers and listeners of music for groups of voices.

Texts & Translations in the Music Collection

Translations and Annotations of Choral Repertoire
ML 53.8 .J44 1988 and Compact Disc 19700 (Hebrew texts)         

      Vol. 1  Sacred Latin Texts (includes information about liturgy)

      Vol. 2  German Texts

      Vol. 3  French and Italian Texts

      Vol. 4  Hebrew Texts

Texts & Translations of the Bach Cantatas:

The Cantatas of J.S. Bach: With their LIbrettos in German-English Parallel Text, translated by Dürr
MT 115 .B2 D7713 2005

The Complete Cantatas, translated by Richard Stokes
ML 54 .B15 C325 2004

The Texts to Johann Sebastian Bach's Church Cantatas, translated by Z. Philip Ambrose
ML 54. B15 C32 1984

Handbook to Bach's Sacred Cantata Texts
ML 54 .B16 C329 1996

Sämtliche Kantatentexte, edited by Werner Neumann
ML 54 .B15 C3 1967

CD liner notes sometimes have translations too.

Online Resources for Texts & Translations

Choralnet (American Choral Directors Association

Choral Public Domain Library (