One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A style of dramatic vocalization intermediate between speech and song.
- ‘The vocal parts are treated according to three alternating styles: song, spoken voice, and a sort of intermediate Sprechgesang, which mingle easily.’
- ‘The solo part for this cycle of 21 songs to poems by Giraud (translated into German) is notated in approximate pitches (known as Sprechgesang or Sprechstimme).’
- ‘In the music of Alban Berg, the progression from speech, through speech-melody (Sprechgesang) to singing, and back again becomes an essential part of the structure.’
German, literally ‘speech song’.
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