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Why Spanish doesn't fit rock and roll.

Discussion in 'Music' started by Jonathan Bailey, Sep 2, 2019.

  1. Jonathan Bailey

    Jonathan Bailey Active Member

    Apr 6, 2019
    Considering getting back into the fold: coming home to Jesus in an Affirmed Church this time.
    How about Russian?

    "running with the devil" translated:

    бег с дьяволом
    beg s d'yavolom
    VYEX dyah-vah-loam (only four syllables, no SEE-gar, no vodka!)

    The point is, most rock and roll and pop music was developed in English-speaking countries.

    Since, German and Dutch are sister languages to English however, and sentence/grammatical structure is similar, these languages seem more interchangeable with music lyrics for the same songs than with other European language families. Also consider classical music with lyrics as by the Baroque German composer George F. Handel. He composed the famous oratorio with human voices called The Messiah. There are versions of this suite sung in both German and English. Many German operas, Wagner and others, have English libretto counterparts. The music and rhythms stay the same across translations note for note.
    #21 Jonathan Bailey, Sep 2, 2019
    Last edited: Sep 3, 2019