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- ISBN: 9780199775323 | 019977532X
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 5/11/2012
Drawing generously from four centuries of Italian, German and French art song,Exploring Art Song Lyricsembraces the finest of the literature and presents the repertoire with unprecedented clarity and detail. Each of the over 750 selections comprises the original poem, a concise English translation, and an IPA transcription, accounting for any unusual musical setting and idiomatic phrasings throughout. Enunciation and transcription charts are included for each language on a single, easy to read page, along with innovative and useful guidelines for transcribing Italian, German and French lyrics. With its wide ranging scope of repertoire, and invaluable tools for interpretation and performance,Exploring Art Song Lyricsis an essential resource for the professional singer, voice teacher, and student.