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.

186,040 vocal pieces have been catalogued.
39,646 translations are available.

The collection has frequent additions and updates (this month: 119 song texts, 168 settings, and 31 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.