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Re: Subtitling (was: Newest natlang?)

From:Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
Date:Monday, September 29, 2008, 16:20
On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 12:00 PM, caeruleancentaur
<caeruleancentaur@...> wrote:
> Many opera houses have been doing this for many years, translating the > lyrics and displaying them on the wall or curtain above the stage.
called, appropriately enough, "supertitles".
> The translations are often not literal enough for me and I find them distracting.
I would hope they would either be pretty darn literal, or else they'd scan to the music in translated form. :) Not sure what the point is otherwise. -- Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>