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Welcome to Explore – Oxford Lieder’s online database of songs.

We warmly invite you to explore all the resources on this site –

  • Texts and translations for over 4,000 songs

  • A growing body of information about composers and poets

  • Footage of Oxford Lieder artists performing your favourite songs

  • Links to other useful resources

  • and more…

This is a large ongoing project and we are constantly adding new songs and resources to this database to expand the amazing world of classical song. Our ambition is to make this an invaluable site for those already captivated by the song world, and for those who want to find out more.

If you feel able to, we would be extremely grateful for a donation which will go directly to expanding this free resource.

If you would like to use our resources for anything other than browsing and online study,
it is essential that you refer to our terms and conditions here.

If you have any questions or feedback to make our Explore section more useful for you as a performer or audience member,
please get in touch with Zoe Lumsden - [email protected].