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Opera: Books

Finding Books in the Library : Call Numbers

Try the LC call numbers below to find books about opera. See the "Scores : In the Library : Call Numbers" box on this page for searching INFOKAT by LC call numbers.

     ML102.O6           Dictionaries of opera (many of these are located in Reference)
     ML128.O4           Bibliographies of/about opera (many of these are located in Reference)
     ML410                 Biographies of composers (alphabetical by surname)
     ML420                 Biographies of singers (alphabetical by surname)
     ML422                 Biographies of conductors (alphabetical by surname)
     ML1700-ML1706          General studies about opera and by time period
     ML1710--ML1751         Books about opera by country
     ML3858                Aesthetics of opera
     ML3918.O64       Political & social aspects of opera

Finding Books in the Library & ebooks : Subjects

Below are some subject headings to search for books about opera:

For general books on opera:
     Opera

For books on opera by century, use Opera [century]
     Opera 17th century
     Opera 18th century
        and so on

For books on opera by country, use Opera [name of country]
     Opera Austria
     Opera France

        and so on

For books on opera in a specific language, use Opera, [language]
     Opera, English
     Opera, Italian
        and so on

For books on special topics in opera:
     Opera Dramaturgy
     Opera Pictorial works
     Opera Production and direction
     Operas Analysis, appreciation
     Operas Discography

To view an index listing of opera subject headings, use the Browse search (see the "Scores : In the Library : Call Numbers" box on this page for locating the Browse search in InfoKat Discovery) and set the drop-down menu to Browse by subject 

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Books : In the Library & ebooks