Resources for the Blind

The braille version is listed below

The Lyric Diction Workbook Series  (Click on image to view sample pages)

Instructor's Order Page (sales of instructor's manuals are monitored)

Workbooks for Private and Class Voice  (Click on image to view sample pages)


10 additional units to include 

English lyric diction

Additional Resources

IPA Braille for Lyric Diction

Students read phonetic content

using a refreshable braille display.

The symbols selected are accessible

by both the sighted and the blind. The

new phonetic system will be published

in the Nov./Dec. 2020 issue of the

Journal of Singing. Student manuals

are available as eBooks through Kindle.

The instructor's manual  facilitates equal

access in the classroom. Click on the

yellow button for purchase of the

instructor's manual..

New in 2019:

Fourth Edition


Vocalic harmonization in detail

Vowel and Consonant Wheels

          VOLUME I                                      VOLUME II                                    VOLUME III                             SMALL CLASS TEXT

​​IPA Braille Art Song Database


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"Phonetic Readings" and the "IPA Handbook" have a braille version (see "Phonetic Readings, Braille Version" below).

                                 INDEPENDENT STUDY TEXTS                                                 CLASSROOM TEXT


 Vocal Concepts with English Transcription           Italian, German, French, Latin Enunciation                 English transcription and lyric diction

Syllabus Schedules

Supplemental Resources

Workbooks for the Abbreviated Study  (Click on image to view sample pages)

   IPA Vowel Chart

The IPA Braille Vowel Chart provides visual

and tactile symbols giving students and

teachers easy access to the IPA. Contact

S.T.M. Publishers for purchase. Click on the

blue button "IPA Braille Chart" for a free

digital version which includes all symbols.