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MUSC227: Beginning Voice/Class Voice Techniques Spring 2021

Books on Diction

Diction in Context: Singing in English, Italian, German, and French by Brenda Smith

 Adams, David.  A handbook of diction for singers : Italian, German, French.  2nd edition. New York : Oxford University Press, 2008. Ref. MT883.A23 2008

Sheil, Richard F.  A singer’s manual of foreign language diction: a precise guide for seven foreign languages (French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Roman Church Latin). 6th ed. NY: YBK Publishers, 2004. MT883.S44 2004

Smith, Brenda. Diction in context: singing in English, Italian, German, and French. San Diego: Plural Publishing 2021. MT883.S66 2021

Wall, Joan [et al].  Diction for singers: a concise reference for English, Italian, Latin, German, French, and Spanish pronunciation.  Dallas: Pst..., 1990. Ref. MT883.D52 1990


For more books on Diction, do a SUBJECT search on Singing diction in the library catalog

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