J. Uchyła-Zroski (red.), "Zarys współczesnych kierunków badań nad wartościami w muzyce" (s. 196-211)
The phenomenon of prosody makes the element appear in all vocal and vocal-instrumental
works irrespective of the time and place of their creation. Language and author’s nationality are
also unimportant. It means that prosody is in fact inseparably connected with the text. However,
in order to achieve the maximum expression of the work, one has to take care of the appropriateness
of its usage in work structure and extract from it the whole melody of accents. The role of composers, singers, and, above all, conductors is to get acquainted with the rules governing the
languages (especially on the prosodic surface), and, subsequently, preserving these principles in
everyday artistic work.