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Singer's Manual of English Diction

Singer's Manual of English Diction - 53 edition

ISBN13: 978-0028711003

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ISBN13: 978-0028711003
ISBN10: 0028711009

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 53
Copyright: 1953
Publisher: Schirmer
Published: 1953
International: No
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Singer's Manual of English Diction - 53 edition

ISBN13: 978-0028711003

Madeleine F. Marshall

ISBN13: 978-0028711003
ISBN10: 0028711009

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 53
Copyright: 1953
Publisher: Schirmer
Published: 1953
International: No
Summary

Guides performers in singing clearly without the use of regional accents and incorrect pronunciations.

Author Bio

Marshall, Madeline : The Julliard School

Table of Contents

PART 1.

1. Conference.
2. Silent Letters ( Spelled, But Not Sounded).
3. Division of Syllables.
4. r: The Two Kinds.
5. The Three Basic Rules for Omitting and Sounding r.
6. Which Kind of r to Sing Before a Vowel.
7. Y: Sometimes a Consonant, Sometimes a Vowel.
8. Voiceless and Voiced Consonants.
9. T and d.
10. Lip Consonants.
11. Lip Consonants: p and b.
12. Lip Consonants: f and v.
13. M and n.
14. When to Separate Words.
15. T.
16. K and "Hard" g.
17. Final b, d, and "hard" g.
18. Th.
19. Additional Instructions About r.
20. Ng.
21. H.
22. Wh and w.
23. S and z.
24. S and z for Those who Lisp.
25. Sh and {3}.
26. Ch and "Soft" g or j.
27. Summary of Connections.
28. Sammary of Special Directions for Incidental Words.



PART TWO.

29. Vowels; Phonetic Alphabet.
30. {a} as in Father ( We Call it Ah ).
31. {E} as in Wed.
32. {I} as in It.
33. {I} as in Me.
34. {ae} as in Cat.
35. {u} as in Too.
36. Daniel Sitteth.
37. {u} as in Full.
38. {o} as in Obey.
39. { } as in Warm.
40. { } as in Learn.
41. { } as in Up.
42. { } The Neutral Vowel.
43. Unstressed Syllables that Do Not Have the Neutral Vowel.
44. {a}, {d}, {e}: Why We Do Not Sing Them.
45. Diphthongs.
46. The First Five Diphthongs as in Night, Day, Boy, Now, No.
47. Diphthongs and Triphthongs Ending in the Neutral Vowel as in Air, Ear, Ire, Ore, Sure, Our.
48. When to Sing {ae}; When to Sing Ah.
49. To Rhyme or Not to Rhyme.
50. A Last Word: Patter.

Appendix 1.
Appendix 2.

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