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On Fri, Dec 31, 2021 at 6:10 PM Rafal Smigrodzki via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 30, 2021 at 11:07 PM Adrian Tymes via extropy-chat <
> extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
>> On Thu, Dec 30, 2021 at 6:21 PM William Flynn Wallace via extropy-chat <
>> extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
>>> BTW, Mozart's Requiem which features these verses is one of the most
>>> moving and dramatic pieces of music ever, especially when you follow the
>>> lyrics. Truly soul-rending even for a soulless computational device like me.
>>> We were near Nice when I saw ads for the Requiem, and went to the
>>> concert. I stood the whole time and could not say a word to save my life.
>>> I cannot listen to it without powerful emotions. Not for easy listening.
>>> bill w
>> The impact is much reduced when, as I have often experienced such things,
>> the performance and acoustics conspire to make the lyrics an
>> unintelligible a capella that contrasts with the music.
> ### Best to listen at home to a big stereo system with the Latin original
> and the English translation on the screen.
Where subtitled videos exist, they help a lot. My girlfriend and I were
watching Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings recently, and subtitled
translations greatly helped our enjoyment of the non-English portions of
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