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The Well-Tempered Announcer: A Pronunciation Guide to Classical Music, Fradkin, Robert
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Author Name:    Fradkin, Robert

Title:   The Well-Tempered Announcer: A Pronunciation Guide to Classical Music

Binding:   PAPERBACK

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Indiana University Press 

ISBN Number:   025321064X / 9780253210647

Seller ID:   ING9780253210647

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..". demystifies more than 2000 names of composers, conductors and performers, titles of works and musical terms in some two dozen languages." --Publishers Weekly

..". Fradkin's guide will save people from both error and affectation." --Rettig on Reference

"What a great idea for a book." --Denver Post

"Multifaceted and well organized... A wide range of useful tips will help attentive readers avoid common pronunciation gaffes and build on the sound advice offered... This is a book for the linguistically sensitive and musically inclined to keep handy." --Choice

"Classical announcers and musicians will welcome this guide." --American Reference Books Annual

Is it rick-kard] or rih-khard] Wagner?

Radio announcers have very few resources for learning to pronounce foreign words and names associated with classical music. In this innovative guide, Robert Fradkin provides the pronunciation of over 2000 personal names, titles of works, and musical terms.

The Well-Tempered Announcer is an ideal text for radio and television classes and the ultimate aid in the broadcasting booth.



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