The Music Collection owns more than 1,000 books about opera. If you are searching for a book by title or author, simply type them into the search box in OneSearch. You can also search for books and scores togetner by using the composer's name and the title of the opera as keywords:
Narrow your results to "Content Type" (book, score, music recording or video recording):
Books on a topic are assigned specific Library of Congress subject designations. For a composer, use the last name with "criticism and interpretation," for example:
Verdi -- Criticism and Interpretation
Opera History Subjects
Opera is the main subject term.
There are sub-divisions by century:
There are also sub-divisions by country: