German for Singers

German for Singers

German for Singers

German for Singers

Paperback(2nd ed.)

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Overview

A classic in the field, hailed by the NATS Bulletin as "the most successful, practical, and complete approach to German phonetics to date," German for Singers remains an effective and authoritative guide to German diction for singers of every genre. This re-issue of the second, revised edition now offers more audio recordings with demonstrations of all the sounds of German and several musical examples performed by Professor Schollum.


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780578952086
Publisher: Innovative Texts
Publication date: 07/31/2021
Edition description: 2nd ed.
Pages: 190
Sales rank: 937,454
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

BENNO SCHOLLUM is a distinguished bass and professor emeritus of voice at the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Vienna.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition. Preface to the First Edition. CD Tracks. Alphabetical Index. PART ONE: PHONETICS. 1. Introduction to Phonetics. 2. Transcribing Sounds. 3. Describing sounds: Articulatory Phonetics. PART TWO: THE SOUNDS OF GERMAN. 4. Introduction. 5. The Sounds of r, ch. 6. Monophthongs: Part 1. 7. Word Structure. 8. The Sounds of b, d, g. 9. Monophthongs: part II. 10. The Sounds of s and Its Combinations. 11. Diphthongs. 12. The Sounds of l, r. 13. The sounds of h, j. 14. The Sounds of z, p, t, k, x, qu. 15. The Sounds of C. 16. The Sounds of w, v, f. 17. The Sounds of m, n. Appendix A: charts. Appendix B: Additional Song Texts. Appendix C: German Pronunciation of Latin.
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