SDU’s staff includes some of the most respected professionals in the field of lyric diction today, including professional singers, vocal coaches, diction teachers, language experts and published authors, all discussing the pronunciation of song text in their native language. Our mission here is the same as the original podcast: to bring the sounds of foreign language alive for classical singers and vocal coaches all over the world.
With SDU, your favorite Diction Policemen are taking it one step further than the podcast, offering at reasonable prices:
IPA transcriptions and translations of art songs, operas and oratorios in three languages (English, German, French) in PDF format.
Streaming videos with readings by native speakers as well as extensive interviews discussing the diction rules and principles.