|Diction for Singers 2|
|CLASS CODE:||MUSIC 165B||CREDITS: 2|
|DIVISION:||PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS|
|GENERAL EDUCATION:||This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.|
|DESCRIPTION:||A study of German and French diction as related to singing, continuing the use of the International Phonetic Alphabet. Primarily for music majors with vocal specialty|
|CONTENT AND TOPICS:||Pronunciation of German and French for classical singing.|
|GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:||1. Read accurately International Phonetic Alphabet symbols representing German and French. 2. Write transcriptions of German and French song texts in International Phonetics (with a dictionary).
3. Identify and apply singing pronunciation rules for German and French, and read and pronounce accurately (with preparation) excerpts from German and French song texts.
|REQUIREMENTS:||Text study, writen assignments, class attendance, participation in classroom drills, plus oral, write-on, and multiple-choice tests (and quizzes) on German and French diction.|
|PREREQUISITES:||Music 165A and concurrent enrollment in applied voice study.|
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||August 2002|