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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 repertoire, and invaluable tools for interpretation and performance, Exploring Art Song Lyrics is an essential resource for the professional singer, voice teacher, and student.

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Genre: Music
Author: Jonathan Retzlaff
Publisher: OUP USA
Release: 2012-05-11
File: 554 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780199775323

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This book reveals the unique contribution made by the three founding fathers of British fantasy—Lord Dunsany, E. R. Eddison and J. R. R. Tolkien—to our culture’s perennial reassessment of the meanings of time, death and eternity. It traces the poetic, philosophical and theological roots of the striking preoccupation with mortality and temporality that defines the imagined worlds of early fantasy fiction, and gives both the form of such fiction and its ideas the attention they deserve. Dunsany, Eddison and Tolkien raise some of the oldest questions in existence: about the limits of nature, human and divine; cosmic creation and destruction; the immortality conferred by art and memory; and the paradoxes and uncertainties generated by the universal experience of transience, the fear of annihilation and the desire for transcendence. But they respond to those questions by means of thought experiments that have no precedent in modern literary history.

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Genre: Fiction
Author: Anna Vaninskaya
Publisher: Springer Nature
Release: 2019-12-26
File: 262 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781137518385

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Webb brings his insider's knowledge, experience, and star power to the ultimate guide for aspiring songwriters. With a combination of anecdotes, meditation, and advice, he breaks down the creative process from beginning to end--from coping with writer's block, to song construction, chords, and even self-promotion. Webb also gives readers a glimpse into the professional music world.

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Genre: Music
Author: Jimmy Webb
Publisher: Hachette Books
Release: 2013-04-23
File: 448 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781401305680

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Are you passionate about worship? Do you long to write songs that touch God's heart and bless His people? Based on his years of experience, Matt McChlery explores the elusive art of song writing in a practical and inspirational way. 'Songcraft' is packed full of tips and techniques for the Christian songwriter. It will put valuable tools into your hands, and will ignite and inspire the creativity within you.

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Author: Matt McChlery
Publisher: Lulu.com
Release: 2008-12-20
File: 89 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781409250890

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EXPLORING ART offers a thematic approach to teaching art appreciation through art examples from Western and non-Western cultures. Part I (Chapters 1-5) presents foundational information. The thematic chapters (Part II, Chapters 6-15) explore art around topics that are of vital interest in students’ lives today. As a result, students remain highly engaged in the study of art. CourseMate, which includes an interactive eBook, is available for this new edition. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre: Art
Author: Margaret Lazzari
Publisher: Nelson Education
Release: 2011-01-31
File: 512 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781285225142

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Access audio files at: https://soundcloud.com/singing_in_brazilian_portuguese_recorded_examples_marcia_porter While popular forms of Brazilian music include bossa nova and samba, Brazil also has a rich classical music tradition dating back to the 1500s that exhibits a unique and diverse amalgamation of many styles and influences including African, Italian, French, and indigenous. Singing in Brazilian Portuguese: A Guide to Lyric Diction and Vocal Repertoire makes Brazilian modinhas and canções accessible to singers through an overview of the history of the language and music, brief biographies of major composers, and a sampling of selected texts transliterated into the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). Part I introduces the alphabet and pronunciation of sounds through IPA and is enhanced by online audio recordings of native Brazilian classical singers. Marcía D. Porter covers such topics as oral and nasal vowels, diagraphs, onset and final consonants, word stress, and syllabification. It also includes an overview of the newly implemented Acordo Ortográfico. Part II provides IPA transliterations and both word-for-word and poetic translations of representative songs, including Villa-Lobos’s Bachianas brasileiras, no. 5. The book also offers a brief overview of the history of Brazilian vocal music and biographical sketches of select major composers from various periods. Singing in Brazilian Portuguese is the first resource of its kind geared toward singers, voice teachers, vocal coaches, collaborative pianists, and others who are interested in exploring, teaching, and performing this beautiful and exciting repertoire.

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Genre: Music
Author: Marcía Porter
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Release: 2017-03-27
File: 352 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780810889033

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Sad when the swallows leave for the winter, young Juan prepares to welcome them back to the old California Mission at Capistrano on St. Joseph's Day the next spring.

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Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Author: Leo Politi
Publisher: Getty Publications
Release: 2009
File: 32 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780892369898

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Presents an introduction to the ancient civilization of Rome, discussing its history, politics, military conquests, art, religion, literature, everday life, and gods and goddesses.

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Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Author: Tony Allan
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group
Release: 2012
File: 144 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781448848317

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The French Song Companion is the most comprehensive book of French melodie in any language. The great accompagnist Graham Johnson, a noted authority of song, provides repertoire guides to the work of some 150 composers - the majority of them from France, but including British, American,German, Spanish, and Italian musicians who have written French vocal music. There are major articles on such figures as Faure, Duparc, Debussy, Ravel, and Poulenc; substantial articles on Bizet, Chabrier, Gounod, Chausson, Hahn, and Satie; and reassessments of such composers as Massenet, Koechlin,and Leguerney. A host of less celebrated figures who have contributed to the genre take their place in a book which is both informative and entertaining.The biographical articles are supplemented by the song translations of Richard Stokes, some 700 in all, and a veritable treasury of great French poetry from the fifteenth to the twentieth centuries. These stand in their own right as indispensable to music lovers, concert-goers, and professionalsingers and their accompanists. This is a book which not only reflects the repertoire as found in today's concert halls, but also encourages performers and armchair enthusiasts to explore the neglected highways and biways of an endlessly fascinating and highly civilised body of music.

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Genre: Music
Author: Graham Johnson
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press
Release: 2002
File: 530 Pages
ISBN-13: 0199249660

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(Book). Art Song: Linking Poetry and Music is a follow-up to author Carol Kimball's bestselling Song: A Guide to Art Song Style and Literature . Rather than a general survey of art song literature, the new book clearly and insightfully defines the fundamental characteristics of art song, and the integral relationship between lyric poetry and its musical settings. Topics covered include poetry basics for singers, exercises for singers in working with poetry, insights into composers' musical settings of poetry, building recital programs, performance suggestions, and recommended literature for college and university classical voice majors. The three appendices address further aspects of poetry, guidelines for creating a recital program, and representative classical voice recitals of various descriptions. Art Song: Linking Poetry and Music is extremely useful as an "unofficial" text for college/university vocal literature classes, as an excellent resource for singers and voice teachers, and of interest to all those who are fascinated by the rich legacy of the art song genre.

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Genre: Music
Author: Carol Kimball
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Release: 2013-05-01
File: 400 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781480352520

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