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Corrections Last updated 08/29/2008.

Our thanks to Lydia Crowe for building this page. In a work as massive and wide-ranging as the Pronouncing Dictionary of Music and Musicians, occasional errors are unavoidable. This page will serve to correct the minor errors present in the original work as they are noticed. The letters of changed sounds are bold. As before accented syllables are in ALL CAPS. See the Preface and Pronunciation Guidelines for more information.

- C -

Chailly • Riccardo Chailly • reek-KAR-doh shí-YEE
Chamisso • Adalbert von Chamisso • AHAH-dahl-pehrt fawn shah-MISS-so
Corigliano • John Corigliano • JAHN koh-rihl-YAH-no

- G -

German • Sir Edward German • (Sir) EDD-wurd GAHR-man

- I -

I Solisti Veneti • ee so-LEE-stee VEN-eh-tee

- J -

Jordan • Armin Jordan • AHAHR-meen YOHR-dahn

- K -

Kuijken • Sigiswald Kuijken • SEE-ghiss-wahlt KÜee-kunn

- L -

Laredo • Jaime Laredo • JAY-mee lah-RAY-tho {luh-RAY-doh} [this is his preferred pronunciation]
Lumbye • Hans Christian Lumbye • HAHNSS KRISS-tihunn LÔÔM-bee

- M -

Moyse • Louis Moyse • {LOO-uss MOYSS} lôôee moh-EEZ

- P -

Poulenc • Francis Poulenc • frahn-SEESS poo-LANNK [source]

- R -

Reich • Steve Reich • STEEV RĪSH [this is the pronunciation we have heard him use]
Rzewski • Frederic Rzewski • FREH-duh-rick ruh-SHEV-skee

- S -

Salonen • Esa-Pekka Salonen • AY-sah PEHK-ah SAH-loh-nenn
Starker • Janos Starker • {JA-nuss STAR-kur} YAHAH-nawsh STAR-ker [this is his preferred pronunciation]
Sillito • Kenneth Sillito • KENN-nuth SILL-lih-toh
Solisti •I Solisti Veneti • ee so-LEE-stee VEN-eh-tee
Szeligowski • Tadeusz Szeligowski • tah-DEH-oosh tseh-lih-GAWF-skee

- T -

Terfel • Bryn Terfel• BRIN tehr-VEHL
Torke • Michael Torke • M?-kull TOHR-kee [this is the pronunciation we have heard him use]

- W -

Wistocki • Stanistaw Wistocki •stah-NYEESS-wahf viz-WAHT-skee