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.

181,716 vocal pieces have been catalogued.
39,104 translations are available.

The collection has frequent additions and updates (this month: 184 song texts, 332 settings, and 70 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.