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Title Exploring art song lyrics : translation and pronunciation of the Italian, German & French repertoire / [edited] by Jonathan Retzlaff with IPA transcriptions by Cheri Montgomery.
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.

Subject Songs -- Texts.
Singing -- Diction.
Italian language -- Pronunciation.
French language -- Pronunciation.
German language -- Pronunciation.
Alt Name Retzlaff, Jonathan.
Montgomery, Cheri.
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Summary Drawing generously from four centuries of Italian, German and French art song, Exploring Art Song Lyrics embraces the finest of the literature and presents the repertoire with unprecedented clarity and detail. Each of the over 750 selections comprises the original poem, a concise English translation, and an IPA transcription which is uniquely designed to match the musical setting. Enunciation and transcription charts are included for each language on a single, easy to read page. A thorough discussion of the method of transcription is provided in the appendix. With its wide ranging scope of rep.
Contents Cover; Contents; Italian Pronunciation Guide; Ariette; ANONYMOUS (17th century); Nina; Star vicino; LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770-1827); Dimmi, ben mion; In questa tomba oscura; L'amante impaziente; VINCENZO BELLINI (1801-1835); Almen se non poss'io; Bella Nice, che d'amore; Dolente immagine di Fille mia; Il fervido desiderio; L'abbandono; La farfalletta; Ma rendi pur contento; Malinconia, ninfa gentile; Per pieta, bell'idol mio; Quando incise su quel marmo; Sogno d'infanzia; Torna, vezzosa Fillide; Vaga luna, che inargenti; Vanne, o rosa fortunata; GIOVANNI BATTISTA BONONCINI (1670-1747).
ISBN 9780199777525 (electronic bk.)
0199777527 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 781629097
Additional Format Print version: Exploring art song lyrics. New York : Oxford University Press, 2011 9780199775323 (DLC) 2011031724 (OCoLC)743214711

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