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Jean Berger - Psalmo brasileiro: pronunciation

I am looking for a readily available resource on the Brazilian Portuguese pronunciation of Jean Berger's 'Psalmo brasileiro'. Any pointers short of flying an actual Portuguese speaker out here would be appreciated.
Jaakko Mantyjarvi
Helsinki, Finland
Replies (3): Threaded | Chronological
on March 4, 2014 5:00am
Dear Jaakko,
There is a very good new diction textbook which covers Brazilian Portugese written by a friend and colleague, Dr. Dwayne Karna.  We're singing the Brazilian Psalm now in Washington so understand your dilemma. We also have enjoyed performing your fine music, so if you are in Washington, D.C., please let us know. It would be a delight to have you here.  Cordially, Stan Engebretson, National Philharmonic and George Mason University.   
Here is the book:
The Use of the International Phonetic Alphabet in the Choral Rehearsal
Duane Richard Karna, Susan Bender, Rene Clausen, Dan Dressen, Christine Ericsdotter, Agnes Farkas, et al.
Here is the Amazon link:
on March 4, 2014 7:17am
...and that's a face palm right there, because I contributed the chapter on Finnish to that book and never even thought of it when faced with this issue. Thanks for reminding me. (D'oh!)
Jaakko Mantyjarvi
Helsinki, Finland
on March 4, 2014 7:26am
Hi Jaakko,
I spent a year in Brazil and speak Portuguese.  I've found this guide for singing Brazilian Portuguese to be very helpful:  
Keane Southard, Composer/Pianist
M.M. Composition, University of Colorado-Boulder
B.M. Composition + Theory, Baldwin-Wallace College
Email: keane.southard(a)
Ph: 508-340-5449
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