A singer's manual of Spanish lyric diction / Nico Castel ; foreword by Plácido Domingo.

Author
Castel, Nico [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York : Excalibur Pub., ©1994.
Description
x, 162 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

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Subject(s)
Summary note
Castel, diction coach and tenor at the Metropolitan Opera, shares his knowledge of languages and experience in coaching and teaching (at Juilliard and elsewhere) to help singers master an often neglected language.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 144-149) and index.
Contents
  • An introduction to Spanish vocal music
  • Spanish pronunciation
  • Vowels
  • Monophthongs, diphthongs, triphthongs and quadraphthongs
  • Spanish consonants: definitions
  • Consonants according to articulation points
  • Stress and accent
  • Weakening
  • Assimilation
  • Syllabification
  • Latin American variants
  • Ladino: the ancient language of the Sephardic Jews of Spain.
ISBN
  • 0962722693
  • 9780962722691
LCCN
94006333
OCLC
29913120
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