French pronunciation of Latin
Date: February 8, 2011
oh no, not again, I hear you cry. i THINK I've read all the choralnet archives on this, and i've read Copeman. I'm just wondering if we have any contemporary accounts from Faure, Durufle, Poulenc about pronunciation, or base on accounts and/or recordings, if we can say that current French choral pronunciation of Latin was the same as that of those composers. Is copeman right for current pronunciation? (Agnus with a hard g, really? Laudamus pronounced [lodamys] - really?)
It'd be great if a French colleague would clarify for us Yanks what y'all do over there for the Faure, Durufle and Poulenc big Latin pieces.
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