UPDATE AGAIN: i'm singing this other song to practice. any advice would be appreciated!!!
EDIT: i just realized, i was erroneously attempting to roll the R's that followed "t" and "c" in "cruzados" and "encontró". i'll stop doing that
previous update: Here are my latest attempts after taking Ángel José Riesgo's advice:
I can tell I'm not quite there yet, at least not consistently. Which T's and D's here sound the best -- and do any other phonemes need work?
This is the last line of a song I wrote:
Soñaba con una fidelidad como la tuya.
(OUTDATED, SEE ABOVE): soñaba con una fidelidad como la tuya
My intended meaning is "I always dreamed of a faith like yours." The song's tone is meant to be formal, self-serious, grandiose.
Is the line grammatically correct?
Would a fluent speaker phrase it that way?
Does its cadence flow well with the melody?
How's my enunciation and delivery?
Here are two more (OUTDATED) samples: "don't cry if not for me. ve a dormir ahora (go to sleep now)." "please be faithful while i'm gone./ guarda tus cuatro dulces patas (save your four sweet paws for me)." I hope this helps you judge my rolled R's and general authenticity.
I know this is asking a lot, but if there are grammar/meaning issues, I would greatly appreciate fixes that still adhere to the piano melodies at the end of each file.
Besides that, I am looking for ways I could improve to sound as authentic as possible. I record in two weeks.
EDIT: I just thought of something that would really help -- recommendations for songs IN spanish, at a similar tempo, whose singers have a similar voice type as mine. So I could study those songs trying to mimic them line by line.