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Song lyrics (was Re: Beginning a translation)

From:Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>
Date:Friday, July 9, 2004, 18:20
On Fri, 9 Jul 2004 12:08:31 -0400, Roger Mills <rfmilly@...> wrote:
> (Tony Harris wrote:) > >Anyway, I decided perhaps a good topic for discussion would be lyrics in > conlangs. I'm not all that experienced at music writing, but I have made up > some Aluric language lyrics for a few of my more favorite songs where the > melody works for it. Has anyone else done so?
Not my conlang, but one I've worked with a little in the past: Mark Rosenfelder's Verdurian. I translated "Adeste Fideles" into Verdurian quite a while back in a post to his message board - . Complete with sheet music showing the original alphabet! I also translated some national anthems, but they're not singable ( , ). Cheers, -- Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>


Roger Mills <rfmilly@...>