A long passage or even a single note of prolonged duration, with a word, for instance, like aquot;fire aquot; (diphthong ah-e, or possibly, ah-ili), would be ridiculous if sung fah-ee-r (prolonged ee), the mind being ... The singing of the diphthong oi ( oy, etc.)anbsp;...
|Title||:||English Diction for Singers and Speakers|
|Author||:||Louis Arthur Russell|