The LiederNet Archive is the world’s largest reference archive of texts and translations of art songs and choral works.

We have been online since May 24, 1995.

188,785 vocal pieces have been catalogued.
40,279 translations are available.

The collection has frequent additions and updates (this month: 357 song texts, 816 settings, and 172 translations).

Getting Started

Examples of what you can find

How to tell if you are looking at a composer's version of the text, the author's version, or both.