MUSC 1190 Diction for Singers (2 cr)

Diction for Singers I is a study of the phonetic sounds of the English and Italian languages to promote the ability to sing in those languages. This course covers the use of the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) in English and Italian, differences in pronunciation in spoken and sung English, and the pronunciation of sung Italian. This course is intended for students studying vocal performance, choral conducting and collaborative pianists. A permit to register is required from the instructor.