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Re: Why the music is music and the noise is noise?

Sorry. Jeff ands I apologize, List!


>Dear Pierre:

>Just for you (not to the whole list):

>Jeff's translation is correct; yours is not. In fact, his translation
does faithfully render >Busch's meaning; only the humor got lost.

> --Bruno

Sorry, Jeff:

"Music is often perceived as
disturbing  AS LONG AS it REMAINS ALLIED TO noise."

is slightly better in English, although Christian is right about the
impossibility to faithfully render the German meaning -- forget the rhythm...


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