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.

176,558 vocal pieces have been catalogued.
38,362 translations are available.

The collection has frequent additions and updates (this month: 390 song texts, 1106 settings, and 116 translations).

Getting Started

The following links will give you an idea of the type of information this website has to offer.

Be sure to read this note about how to tell when a text shown is the sung text or the published stand-alone text or both.