Find many more at M 1508.9 (Musicals, Anthologies)
Browse for Specific Musicals
M 1508.7 Musicals (vocal scores) ; M 1508.8 Musicals (vocal selections)
What does the call number mean? Example: M 1508.8 .B48 W47 2007
M 1508.8 (selections) - .B48 (Bernstein) - W47 (West Side Story) - 2007 (date of publication)
Here are a few examples. To find more, search "recorded accompaniments (high voice)" or "recorded accompaniments (low voice)" or "Music minus one vocals"
On the "Monologues" shelf, at the Humanities Reference desk on level 5, you can find classic monologues for men, women, children, young adults, monologues from film scenes, shakespeare and classical audition speeches. Ask for help!
You can also search the library's catalog using any of the following subject headings: monologues, dramatic monologues, monodramas, humorous poetry english, humorous recitations, dialogues acting--auditions, one-act plays, american.
Try Drama Online: use the Advanced Play Search, where there is a "Monologue Search" feature.
Librettos can be a good source for monologues taken from musicals. Scripts for musicals are filed with librettos,and contain both the book (lines) and the song lyrics. Librettos are usually filed under the COMPOSER, even though the librettist often is a different person.
Call number examples follow. Use these to aid your understanding of how the librettos are organized.
Miscellaneous collections : ML 47 Example : ML 47 .F46 L86 2003
This is a compilation of three musical works by three different composers/authors.
Collections by two or more composers (or authors) : ML 48 Example : ML 48 .R5 vol.1 and 2
This is a compilation of the librettos for American musicals by two or more composers.
Collections by one composer (or author) : ML 49 Example : ML 49 .S67 F68 2000
This is a compilation of librettos for four musicals by Stephen Sondheim.
Separate works : ML 50 Example : ML 50 .S705 A59 1976
This is one libretto, for Anyone can whistle, composer Stephen Sondheim.