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Diction for Singers 2
DICT/SINGERS 2
CLASS CODE: MUSIC 165B CREDITS:  2
DIVISION: PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS
DEPARTMENT: MUSIC
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
TAUGHT: Winter
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.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2002