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Published: 02 February 2006

528 Pages


ISBN: 9780195152029

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Researching the Song

A Lexicon

Shirlee Emmons and Wilbur Watkin Lewis, Jr.

  • Shirlee Emmons has an outstanding reputation in the world of voice, and her last book with OUP, Power Performance for Singers (1998) has sold over 6,000 copies
  • More than 2,000 carefully researched entries supply information on most of the mythological, historical, geographical, and literary references contained in western art song
  • A unique and essential resource to help singers effectively communicate the meaning behind the words they sing by understanding the many references embedded in the vast international repertoire of great art songs
  • The A to Z format of this book makes it extremely accessible and user-friendly

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