About this Collection
From historic changes in form to the choice of what texts to set to music, the art of music has long been a vital force in the expression of the human desire for liberty.
See also the extracts, chapters, and introductions in the Music section of the Ideas page.
- Aida by Antonio Ghislanzoni, music by Giuseppe Verdi (Antonio Ghislanzoni)
- Bach’s Chorals, 3 vols. (Johann Sebastian Bach)
- Bach’s Chorals, vol. 1 The Hymns and Hymn Melodies of the “Passions” and Oratorios (Johann Sebastian Bach)
- Bach’s Chorals, vol. 2 The Hymns and Hymn Melodies of the Cantatas and Motetts (Johann Sebastian Bach)
- Bach’s Chorals, vol. 3 The Hymns and Hymn Melodies of the Organ Works (Johann Sebastian Bach)
- Beethoven’s Opera Fidelio. German Text, with an English Translation (Ludwig van Beethoven)
- Don Carlos: Opera in Four Acts (Giuseppe Verdi)
- Gregorian Chant for the Teacher, the Choir, and the School (Edmund G. Hurley)
- The Hymns of Martin Luther (Martin Luther)
- Mozart’s Opera Marriage of Figaro (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)
- Rigoletto: An Opera in Four Acts (Victor Hugo)