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.

178,258 vocal pieces have been catalogued.
38,572 translations are available.

The collection has frequent additions and updates (this month: 296 song texts, 802 settings, and 47 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.