General books on Lieder

Song on record - I Lieder; edited by Alan Blyth (UK)
Song on record - II; edited by Alan Blyth (UK)

The first volume is devoted to Lieder. The second volume covers the the major French composers, Russian, Scandinavian, Spanish and American song, Bartok, Janacek and Britten. Both volumes provide a critical guide to performance on record from the early days of the gramophone to the 1980's.

Das Schubert-Lied und seine Interpreten; Sabine Näher (in German)

The Unashamed accompanist; Gerald Moore (UK)

The Songmakers' Almanac, twenty years of song recitals in London: Reflections and commentaries; Graham Johnson (UK)

Updated: 17 December 1999 Lieder