In this unit the students will bring together all language skills acquired during the diction program. Their command of diction in a number of languages including English, French, German and Italian will be explored with a specific focus on the appreciation of the text-music relationship. On completion of this unit students should be able to exhibit a high level of technical and expressive competence in public performances of professional standard.
4 classes 2 hours/wk Practical Work
Class discussion (10%), 2 scheduled in-class performances (40%), exam (50%)