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February Update of Musica International
Published: Jan 31,2023

You said pronunciation?

Among other functions, Musica International ( provides the correct pronunciation of choral pieces by native speakers. Whenever you see the microphone icon in the description of a score, there is a recording of the text.

Do you have a favorite choral piece in your mother tongue? Please check to see if a recording of its pronunciation is included. If not, send a registration of the pronunciation to and become the official “Musica voice” for this piece! No need for any specific software. A simple recording, even with your smartphone, will do the job. All you need to do is articulate distinctly, speak slowly, and be natural. You will be brilliant!

For examples, check out Eric Whitacre’s “Water Night” in English ( or Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Jesu meine Freude” in German ( or Claude Debussy’s “Dieu, qu'il la fait bon regarder” in French (

Full unrestricted access here for all IFCM members.


IFCM International Choral Magazine

Official magazine of the International Federation for Choral Music, the International Choral Magazine is published quarterly in the four official languages of IFCM: English, French, German and Spanish. It is distributed in more than 80 countries on the five continents and is the official voice of choral music around the world.

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Global Choral Calendar

Our focus at the moment is to unite the choral calendars of international choral organisations. Meanwhile please consult the calendar of choral events published by the European Choral Association - Europa Cantat here.

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