The Language Of Song (High Voice Intermediate)

Books and CDs | High Voice, Piano Accompaniment

Publisher: Faber Music
Format: Sheet Music | Vocal Work

This graded songbook will help you develop the skills required to sing in a foreign language. An invaluable resource for all singing students and teachers.

This edition is for intermediate level high voices, and contains songs in French, German, Italian and Spanish. A detailed pronunciation guide is included using the International Phonetic Alphabet. Each song includes background information, as well as technical and musical teaching points.

The accompanying CD boasts a full pronunciation guide by native speakers, as well as full recordings of all accompaniments for practice and performance.

ISBN: 9780571523436
Skill Level: Intermediate Explain this
Published on: 31 August 2006
No of pages: 80
Language: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
Catalogue No: 0571523439

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        Scores 9.5 out of 10 based on 4 reviews
        9 out of 10


        GB Vocal tutor
        The fact that this comes in both low and high voice versions is a real bonus, as I find it difficult to find books with items in appropriate keys for alto/contralto/mezzo and baritone/bass voices.

        The phonetic versions and language guides are fantastic.
        It would be helpful if each song were marked with the appropriate ABRSM and Trinity grades. (I've done so in my books.)

        Also, the "Beginner" and "Intermediate" designations are somewhat misleading. For example "Sonntag" is ABRSM grade 6, but is in the "Beginner" book.
        Confirmed purchase: 21 April 2017
        Published on: 10 May 2017
        9 out of 10


        The CD is good
        The spoken words are faint. It is easier to turn the volume down than to have no volume at all.
        Confirmed purchase: 26 June 2015
        Published on: 12 July 2015

        Musicroom Reviews

        Another dream book! Like the others, this book is educationally excellent and I wonder why I have never bought it before!
        Anonymous - (St. Columb, United Kingdom)
        This is a brilliant series! I use these books often as a teacher. Well thought out selection of songs for young singers and sensitive piano accompaniments; my only complaint would be the speed of the diction coach tracks on the CD; they need to be spoken a bit slower for those with little or no knowledge of the languages used.
        Anonymous - ()
        Excellent publication. My daughter is Grade 5 level and is enjoying learning the songs in different languages. A good variety of languages and styles.
        Anonymous - (Wellingborough, United Kingdom)
        Very useful & kind song book with CD. It`s shows translations & pronunciation of the song. Also background of music. It is saving my time a lot. I am very happy to have this book.
        Anonymous - (London, United Kingdom)

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