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Subject: Re: oft-misquoted titles
From: Richard Maynard Wilson <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Richard Maynard Wilson <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Sat, 3 Jun 2017 18:03:56 -0400
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That's a good one. Having a smattering of German almost makes the situation
worse - the literary/poetic German word order looks very odd to the beginner
(and sometimes to those of us who are more advanced!), and hypercorrections
are common.

RMW

> Also: "DAS Knaben Wunderhorn."

>> On Sat, Jun 3, 2017 at 2:06 PM, Richard Maynard Wilson <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:

>> "Die Fledermaus" is fairly often referred to as "Der Fledermaus" by English
>> speakers.
>>
>> The aria "Der Hölle Rache" from "Die Zauberflöte" is VERY frequently
>> misspelled, with many possible variations ("Die holle rache", etc., etc.).
>>
>> RMW

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