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Re: Conlang music

steve . weaver (steve.weaver@att.net)



Would our rendition of *bIngO' count? I don't think I saved a copy of that, though and after all these years, I don't remember much except the laughter.
Please post your poems

Soqra'tIS 
-------------- Original message from David Trimboli <david@trimboli.name>: -------------- 


> > Date: Wed, 7 Jan 2009 11:43:43 -0800 
> > From: sai@saizai.com 
> > 
> >> What music do you know of whose lyrics are in a conlang? 
> >> 
> >> Have any of you created such? 
> >> 
> >> (FWIW, we're also interested in using such music for the LCS 
> >> podcast.) 
> 
> Elizabeth Lawrence wrote: 
> > I wrote a lullaby in klingon, and I know Qanqor HoD has written a 
> > number of original pieces. There are also any number of other people 
> > who have translated songs into klingon, but I'm guessing you are more 
> > interested in the original works. 
> 
> A lot of people have written original Klingon songs and poems. I have. 
> Be careful though: some of us are protective of our copyrights! 
> 
> I once wrote a Klingon poem in iambic pentameter as part of a qep'a' 
> qaDHom (an informal challenge at a conference). I've got it floating 
> around somewhere; I should upload it to my website. I also wrote one in 
> alliterative verse: http://www.trimboli.name/klingon/ghuHmoHQoQ.html 
> 
> I have not set either to music. KLINGON FOR THE GALACTIC TRAVELER (ISBN 
> 978-0671009953) has a lot of information on Klingon music, including the 
> fact that it's usually in a nonatonic scale: 
> /wiki/index.php?nonatonic%20scale 
> 
> -- 
> SuStel 
> Stardate 9022.9 
> 
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