Text Request Guidelines
As of January 1, 2012, IPA Source no longer fills quick
text requests. You may still submit titles for inclusion in our
database and our requests will prepared according to our predetermined
preparation schedule. All requests must
adhere to the following guidelines.
Please remember, we are not a
translation service, requested texts will be included in our database only if
they fulfills the following conditions:
- Only texts to standard, solo numbers will be included. No ensembles.
- Only original language texts (no singing translations) in Latin, French,
German, and Italian from "classical" works are considered.
- All texts must be considered in the public domain in the United States;
that is, works published before 1923.
- Contemporary editions of the work must be available to the general
public. Rare works or works published only in collected works may be
rejected. Historical reprint editions such as CD Sheet Music, Classical
Vocal Reprints, and Recital Publications are not generally available for
purchase worldwide and may be rejected.