The "rude mechanicals" rehearsing their impossibly bad "Pyramus and Thisbe" tragedy have music that makes fun of everything from Schoenberg's "sprechstimme" to Donizetti's mad scene from "Lucia di Lammermoor.". From Wordnik.com. [Archive 2008-08-01] Reference
In Alexei Ratmansky's "Pierrot Lunaire," a quartet of Pierrots dance to Arnold Schönberg's 1912 sprechstimme. From Wordnik.com. [Where Beauty Is Not Beastly] Reference
His role was part speaking, part sprechstimme, and part outright arioso and he was perfection in all of them. From Wordnik.com. [Lou Harrison's "Young Caesar"] Reference
And the score is a hodgepodge of dreamy ballads, folk and patriotic song parodies and dense bits of sprechstimme, or speak-singing. From Wordnik.com. [Solas Nua's first musical, the loopy 'Improbable Frequency'] Reference
Braun did rise above the frenzied orchestra in the fourth and fifth songs in a kind of anguished, wailing sprechstimme to achieve an impact beyond the merely orchestral. From Wordnik.com. [The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed] Reference
Didn't expect to see so much sprechstimme (rhythmic speaking instead of singing), having accompanied the song in rehearsals for an English-language production here some years ago. From Wordnik.com. [Rex Parker Does the NYT Crossword Puzzle] Reference
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