German Diction for Singers 2 (VSAO2029)


In this unit, the student will apply knowledge of the IPA to the pronunciation of all sounds in the German language with concentration specific to the language needs of singers. There will be an emphasis on the practice of drills, IPA transcriptions and performance of German songs in class. On completion of this unit students should be able to perform texts from German song repertoire with correct technical delivery whilst showing an understanding of the text.

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2hr class/wk


Continuous during semester (40%), oral and written examination (60%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


VSAO1008 and VSAO1009

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