These audio files are intended for singers not familiar with diction rules for each work's language. Texts are usually for choral parts only. Please note that your conductor may prefer a different approach.

All files are spoken by Gary D. Cannon unless otherwise indicated.

Johannes Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem

Abraham Kaplan: Eight Days of Chanukah
spoken by Abraham Kaplan

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 3

Carl Orff: Carmina Burana
These files use twelfth-century Germanic Latin, which is different than modern Germanic Latin. Check with your conductor to confirm whether these files apply to your situation.