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Author LaBouff, Kathryn.

Title Singing and communicating in English : a singer's guide to English diction / Kathryn LaBouff
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 326 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction to diction -- Communicating the thought -- Introduction to vowels -- The fronting vowels -- The backing vowels -- The mixed vowels -- Diphthongs -- The three semi-vowel glides -- Introduction to consonants -- The plosives -- The fricatives -- The nasal consonants plus the lyrical L -- The owner's manual : connecting the dots -- Singing in the British dialect : "The rain in Spain" -- The mid-Atlantic dialect -- Appendix I. The international phonetic alphabet for English -- Appendix II. Three-dialect overview -- Appendix III. Regional dialects found in vocal repertoire
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-314) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject English language -- Phonetics.
Singing -- Diction.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006030318
ISBN 0195311388 (Cloth)
0195311396 (Paper)
0198042531 (electronic bk.)
1435638832 (electronic bk.)
9780195311389 (Cloth)
9780195311396 (Paper)
9780198042532 (electronic bk.)
9781435638839 (electronic bk.)