I know that the vowel (a:) in far and the vowel (o') in for are pronounced differently when they are followed by r. But when they stand alone such as raw(a:) vs jaw(o'), They are the same sound to me. ...
I'm working on a libretto for a vocal composition which makes use of vowel formants. It's important that all of the singers can produce exactly the same vowel sound, so I'm using IPA symbols. I'm ...