LINGUIST List 8.862

Thu Jun 12 1997

Books: Available for review

Editor for this issue: Andrew Carnie <>

Additional information on the following books, as well as a short backlist of the publisher's titles, is available at the end of this issue.

Message 1: Avail for review

Date: Thu, 12 Jun 1997 16:11:10 -0400 (EDT)
From: Andrew Carnie <>
Subject: Avail for review

The books listed below are in the LINGUIST office and now
available for review. If you are interested in reviewing
a book (or leading a discussion of the book); please contact 
our book review editor, Andrew Carnie, at:

Please include in your request message a brief statement about your
research interests, background, affiliation and other information that might
be valuable to help us select a suitable reviewer.


Fradkin, Robert A. 1996. The Well Tempered Announcer: A pronunciation
guide to Classical Music. Indiana University Press. Bloomington.

Radio announcers have very few resources for learning to pronounce
foreign words and anmes associated with classical music. In this 
innovateive guide, Fradkin provides the pronunciation of over 2000
names, titles and musical terms. Fradkin explains the principles of
pronunciation of about 2 dozen languages and provides clues for 
identifying the language fo a strange word and making an 
educated guess at its pronunciation. 
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