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Courses - Fall 2023
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Advanced French Lyric Diction
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Must be in one of the following programs (Music - Doctoral (Doctoral); Music - Master (Master's)) . And permission of instructor; or admission to graduate voice program.
Concepts, strategies and techniques for singing operatic and song literature in French: phoneticization, formation and singing of the vowel-sounds, semi-consonants, and consonants; the liaison; legato singing in French; the hiatus, mute and aspirate 'h'; stress and word rhythm. Use of the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) will be stressed.