Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2020 - 2021 
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Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2020 - 2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MUS 230 - Lyric Diction I

Credits 2
Required for all voice majors and highly recommended for all students involved in vocal music, including music education and conducting majors, and as a corollary to vocal teaching skills. The basis for the course is the International Phonetic Alphabet, used for pronunciation guides in all languages. This course addresses enunciation, pronunciation of the English, Latin, Italian and Spanish as commonly used in voice study and understanding how the sounds are formed and applied to the singer's art. Recommended for students in their second year of vocal study.