Lieder Line by Line: and Word for Word
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unique and indispensable Clear, word by word (not just line by line) translations of lieder by Beethoven, Schubert, R. Schumann, Brahms, Wagner, Wolf, and R. Strauss. Because lieder composers try to "marry" the music to the sense of the text, it's vital to know the exact meaning of the words for each note of melody; unless you're a native speaker o. "Excellent resource" according to A Customer. Lieder, Line by Line and Word for Word by Lois Phillips has been a great addition to my library. There are not only poetic translations of many art song texts but word-by-word translations which offers the reader a deeper understanding of the poetry. For a beginning singer who is not proficient with the German language, thi. lifesaver this book saved me hours of translation time in college. I had to use it at the library, now I'm building a personal library of my own and it is a must have. I will also get the italian word by word as well.
It's impossible to sing with true feeling if you don't know exactly what the words mean--and, for that matter, it's a lot harder to memorize music when the words are just so much gibberish. It gives both a word-by-word translation of the German words beneath each line of the original poems, and separate summaries of the overall meaning for each verse. . This book is an indispensable guide for the student or professional singer (or music lover) with an interest in German lieder. Ideally, singers should make their own translations, but when reality intrudes and it's just not possible, this is an excellent substitute. The book includes words to the best-known settings of Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann, Wagner, Brahms, Wolf, Mahler, and Richard Strauss
This new edition includes numerous corrections and improvements to the translations.. The great German poets--Goethe, Schiller, Rückert, Eichendorff, Heine, Mörike, Hesse, and many lesser figures--inspired masterpieces by Schubert, Schumann, Beethoven, Wagner, Brahms, Wolf, Mahler, and Richard Strauss. German song in the nineteenth century offers some of the greatest pleasures available to the singer, pianist, and listener. This textbook for students and performers provides the German texts of the most frequently studied and performed songs by the above group, and gives literal, word-for-word translations under each line, plus clear En