Gateway to French Diction
A Guide for Singers
ISBN10: 0739074164 ISBN13: 9780739074169 Publisher: Alfred Pub Co Published: Nov 1 2012 Pages: 127 Weight: 1.00lbs. Height: 11.75" Width: 9.25" Depth: 0.50" Language: English
As part of a series of coordinated diction manuals and anthologies, Gateway to French Diction helps students to move beyond diction to clear understanding and authentic style. Thomas Hampson says the series, "not only achieves an excellent study of the tools for proper translation and diction, it goes much deeper and more importantly to the teaching of musical and poetic expression from the inner side of the language." Every French example word or phrase is translated into English, and is also spoken perfectly on the included CD by Paris Opera Comique Diction coach and native French speaker, Dr. Agn?s Terrier. The comb binding creates a lay-flat book that is perfect for study and performance.