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Radio in Latin

Postby Amadeus » Sun Sep 21, 2008 8:41 pm

BERLIN (Reuters) - A Berlin radio station will broadcast its morning show entirely in Latin on September 26 to mark the European day of languages, the station said on Thursday.

Trailers, news and weather will be translated into Latin for the Kiss FM show, listened to by around 4.2 million people daily, to raise awareness of the tragedy of dead languages.

"We are particularly looking forward to a member of staff who has written a Latin rap song," station spokesman Michael Weiland said.

(Reporting by Josie Cox, Editing by Sonya Dowsett)

http://uk.reuters.com/article/oddlyEnou ... EnoughNews

Yes, Latin is definitely gaining momentum as an international language. I think I'll tune in! (Except for the rap music...)
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Postby Gonzalo » Mon Sep 22, 2008 2:42 pm

Hi,

Many thanks for sharing that. As for rap... Amadeus, please! watch this. I think exactly what the handsome hostess says. :lol:
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Postby Amadeus » Mon Sep 22, 2008 3:51 pm

Salve, Gundisalve:

Hahahae. Gratias tibi per tuum nexum. Fateor vero me esse 'quadratum' quia non solum 'rap', quod vocatur, non audio, sed etiam magnum musicae hodiernae numerum. Ut mihi videtur, musica classica (ab medio aevo usque ad primam saeculi xx partem), si non unica, certe maxima omnium generum est. :P Ideo felix sum ut censeas idem quam femina illa. :)

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Postby Gonzalo » Mon Sep 22, 2008 4:00 pm

Salve, Deumamans!

Ut accuratius loquamur, illa musica de qua notitiam das "antiqua" vocatur et ab Ætate Mediâ usque ad obitum illîus Iohannis Sebastiani "Rivuli" (nimirum Germanice Johann Sebastian Bach) panditur. Inde a morte Rivuli usque ad hodiernum diem, non male dicimus si Classicam eam appellamus. Minimus error inter amicos. De musica hodierna, paucis eloquar; audi aut Stravinsky aut Prokofiev aut alios paucos viros præclaros.

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Postby Amadeus » Mon Sep 22, 2008 4:10 pm

Gonzalo wrote:Minimus error inter amicos.


:lol: Non erravi. Per verbum 'classicum' intellego id quod semper manet, et meo iudicio, illa mussica quae descripsi supra sempiterna quidem est. :wink:

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Postby Amadeus » Mon Sep 22, 2008 4:24 pm

Oh, here's a short video of the hosts of KISS FM trying so hard to read Latin. :lol:

http://www.kissfm.de/cgi-bin/WebObjects ... videoH=270
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Postby Gonzalo » Mon Sep 22, 2008 4:29 pm

If you hadn't said it was Latin, I wouldn't have known it. They have a strong accent.
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Postby Amadeus » Mon Sep 22, 2008 4:40 pm

Yeah, it's a shame about the strong accent. But, hey, at least they get credit for trying to raise awareness for our beloved language. :)
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Postby Gonzalo » Mon Sep 22, 2008 4:43 pm

Of course, I would pay to hear a Spanish national radio broadcasting in Latin.

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Postby Lucus Eques » Sat Oct 11, 2008 9:55 am

Amadeus wrote:Oh, here's a short video of the hosts of KISS FM trying so hard to read Latin. :lol:

http://www.kissfm.de/cgi-bin/WebObjects ... videoH=270


That was truly painful. My 6th grade Latin students do much better! Actually, I should show this to them to encourage them!
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Postby Amadeus » Sat Oct 11, 2008 5:06 pm

Lucus Eques wrote:That was truly painful.


Yeah, kinda. I'm actually disappointed that I didn't get to hear the Latin part of their show. I tuned in for the morning program and heard nothing but German and Hammer Time. :cry:
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