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Re: musical talk?

From:John Cowan <cowan@...>
Date:Wednesday, October 28, 1998, 18:52
Raimundus Brown scripsit:

> Since most of the syllables are simple CV open tables, UT and SOL felt > "uncomfortable" to some and got changed to 'doh' ('do') and 'soh' ('so');
It's easier to sing open syllables for a sustained period, I think. "Ut" has terrible resonance. I always assumed that the sol > so mapping was a matter of reanalysis "sol-la" becoming "so-la".
> also, for no good reason that I know of, 'si' got changed to 'ti'.
To satisfy the desire to have a distinct initial consonant for all syllables, IMHO. -- John Cowan You tollerday donsk? N. You tolkatiff scowegian? Nn. You spigotty anglease? Nnn. You phonio saxo? Nnnn. Clear all so! 'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)