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Re: Who wants some conlang audio? Yeah, I thought you did.

From:M.S. Soderquist <mia@...>
Date:Thursday, June 12, 2003, 4:17
At 04:59 PM 5/28/2003 -0400, Thomas Leigh wrote:
>Then I decided to sit down and do something I've been meaning to >do for ages, namely create audio samples. I recorded myself >reading "The North Wind and The Sun" in all four languages, and >uploaded the results to my web site. Anyone who would like to >listen is invited to go to > -- choose the >language you want to hear, then click on the link that says >"texts". The audio files are in MP3 format.
I enjoyed this very much. I love actually hearing other people's languages. Once it is out there vibrating in the air, it seems much more alive to me than just the written form. Also, I feel a lot more confident reading over texts when I have some idea of what it is supposed to sound like. Even a small sample of a language is enough flavor to help on that score. And you do have a very nice voice, Thomas. Sorry it has taken me so long to get back to this. My e-mail is currently spread over two different machines, and I just hadn't gotten back to this one until tonight. Mia