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Sinclair College

MUS 1117 Vocal Diction I

Italian and German diction, studied with emphasis on correct pronunciation, with regard to clarity, expressiveness, fundamentals of the International Phonetic Alphabet and sound production as applied to singing and reading.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Music
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Write correctly the symbols of the international phonetic alphabet as one hears the sound pronounced alone and also within the context of an Italian or German word.
  • Pronounce Italian and German words correctly as read or sung from a written music score.
  • Present an informative speech about an Italian and/or German composer, singing with correct diction one of the songs he/she has written.

Credit Hours: 2

Classroom Hours: 2