Melodic Phrases and Lyric Phrases: Another Aspect of Preserving the Natural Shape of the Language
Author: Pat Pattison
Berkleemusic instructor Pat Pattison talks about the relationship between lyric phrases and melodic phrases: another aspect of preserving the natural shape of the language.
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