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 http://www.ccil.org/~cowan email@example.com
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)