NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog 
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NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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MUSC 2320 - Diction for Singers I

This course provides study of proper pronunciation and enunciation of the Italian and German languages for singing proposes. Standard art song and operatic repertoire in these languages is explored.




Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of MUSC 2320 Diction for Singers I, the student will:

  1.  employ tools of pronunciation of song texts in Italian and German in rhythm and as they apply to singing.
  2. notate symbols of the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) as a method and application for diction in singing, reading vocal pedagogy texts, and vocal research studies.
  3. demonstrate accurate communication and appropriate stylistic interpretation of Italian and German texts through singing.

Credits: 2

Instructional Method Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 hrs/week`

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