NYU Steinhardt

Intensive Lyric Diction for Singers

  • Course Number: MPAVP-GE 2130
  • Hours: 10
  • Units: 1
  • Description: A series of four seven-week one-credit courses analyzing & applying the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) in the transcription & subsequent pronunciation of foreign language song texts. Also included in the curriculum will be the integration of grammar, spelling & language modification in accommodating acoustical shifts in the singing voice as they apply to the sung pronunciation. Students will be asked to utilize technology in uploading performance examples & researching sources for final projects and weekly assignments.
  • Old Course Number: E85.2130