Glides: Defined• A glide is a consonant whose sound is characterized by a movement of the articulators from one position to another. Glides are sometimes referred to as semi-vowels or semi consonants.
[r] [ r ]• [r] Voiced – Palatal – Glide• [ r ] voiced – aveolar glideThese are the consonant sounds of “r” in English, the“American” or “touched” [r] and the British or “flipped” [r]. Thechoice between these is a matter of textual and musical styles aswell as one of personal taste. The “rolled r” is not appropriatein singing English except for dramatic or comic effect.SPELLINGS: rod1. The crooked straight and the rough places plain2. Angels from the realms of glory3. Bright is the ring of words when the right man rings them.
[j]• Three names: VOICED – PALATAL – GLIDE• Sound in Context: young, beyond• Spellings: alleluia, hallelujah, use, yes• Practice Phrases:1. Comfort ye, comfort ye my people, saith your God.2. If with all your hearts ye truly seek me.3. Rejoice, ye pure in heart.New = [nju]Endure = [ɛndju3]Your = [jʊ3]