I repeat: It can be very beautiful.
Date sent: Mon, 10 Feb 2003 19:00:13 EST
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From: Kate Troy <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Re: Hofgarten and the hyacint garden
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In a message dated 2/10/03 10:12:37 PM !!!First Boot!!!,
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> Sara Trevisan wrote:
> > I, too, consider German as unpleasant sounding.
> German sounds pretty good in The Magic Flute.
The only time that I've ever heard German sounding even mildy acceptable
to the ears was some time; it occurred at the end of a couple of tennis
matches when Boris Becker accepted his trophy and check.