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College Catalog 2019-2020 
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VAMUS 551-2 — Russian Diction/Vocal Literature

4 credits
Not offered for 2016-2017
Gina Levinson

Offered in alternate years. Meticulous study of Russian phonetics with emphasis on vocalism. Detailed interpretation of texts, and expressive singing in Russian. Concentrated study of rules and sounds of the International Phonetic Alphabet (I.P.A.) and its direct application to Russian vocal repertoire. Chronological examination of the most important works by famous Russian composers, such as Glinka, Rimsky-Korsakov, Mussorgsky, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, Shostakovich, Prokofiev, Schnittke, and others. Public recital at the conclusion of the spring term. Open to Voice, Collaborative Piano, and Conducting majors.