Looking for musical theatre and cabaret repertoire? Try MusicalTheaterSongs.com to find songs by character age, tempo, mood, and other qualities. This subscription service allows you to see if our library has a score or recording of the song you want.
Indexes many musicals and films. Contains name index for composers, cast members, producers, choreographers, etc. Very useful for finding more information about a song if you only know the song's title.
"The Black Book." Tells what has been published from each show; also annotated as to what Catholic University owns: libretti/books/scripts (ML48 or ML50), vocal score (M1503), vocal selections (M1508), videos, and sound recordings.
Summarizes and discusses the works of 36 major musical theatre composers. Contains a song title index, a list of collaborators, and a chronological list of productions. Also lists songs that are unpublished, cut, or published for later versions and films.
The best resource to get the wheels turning when you're looking for repertoire. Organized by show. Each song is annotated with the name of the character who sings the song, the vocal range, and a style category, such as uptempo, narrative ballad, swing ballad, moderate character piece, etc. Several indexes are supplied, organizing the songs by voice type (soprano, baritone, etc.) and song style, vocal arrangement (duets, trios, chorus, etc.), and composer and lyricist, allowing increased access to the repertoire.