Diction

Click on the titles of the songs below to hear the pronunciations of the texts. Feel free to use the playback controls to pause and replay sections that you didn’t get on the first hearing.  It is a good idea to have your score in hand as you listen, and write the pronunciations into your music (in pencil) so that you can reference them later as you rehearse the piece. You can use IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet) or whatever makes sense to you personally.

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College Choir

Adorar al nino

Ah comme c’est chose belle

Ce n’est bien ny plaisir

Gong Xi Gong Xi  (Special thanks to BriLee publications for their great guide here.)

J’entends le moulin

Or nous dites Marie

Sleepers Wake / Wachet Auf

Vocal Ensemble

Dadme albricias

Der Herr segne euch

Lumen

Psallite Unigenito

Sing dem Herrn

Son de Camaguey

Tselo mousvi balakhsa

Yanaway Heyona