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Good resource: Ger-Eng Music Dictionary
Thread poster: Kim Metzger

Kim Metzger  Identity Verified
Mexico
Local time: 07:30
German to English
Jan 22, 2004

Just discovered this fine glossary of musical terms. German to English and English to German.

http://dict.caseymongoven.com/eg.htm


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Kevin Schlottmann  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 08:30
German to English
But be careful... Jan 22, 2004

Kim Metzger wrote:

Just discovered this fine glossary of musical terms. German to English and English to German.

http://dict.caseymongoven.com/eg.htm[/quote]

Some good things, but I think "Blues-Harfe" for blues harp is probably wrong, as it is probably "Blues Mundharmonika" or simply "Blues Harp" in German. I think.

Although the rest looks pretty good, and fairly comprehensive.

Thanks.

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xxxRobschmidt
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GER-ENG-GER dictionaries Jan 22, 2004

I am not in a position to respond to Kim's query but I would want to ask about dictionaries on MEDIZIN and CHEMIE available on CDs.

I have a choice to make but I would like to purchase a comprehensive one. AS regards the medical dictionries, the one by NÖhring is understood to be good, I donno!

Is the Dictionary on CHEMIE by the Technical University in Dresden? Wenske is rather toooooo Expensive (EUR 419 ???)

Please let me have some recommendations ! ! ! !


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Casey Mongoven
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Blues Harfe Jan 28, 2004

I took a descriptive approach when compiling this dictionary. And since the term "Blues Harfe", funny as it may sound, is found on a Website of a German university I included it. Blues Harp is not only an instrument but also a style.

Thanks for all your input though, let me know if something else looks wrong. No dictionary can be perfect.

-Casey


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Casey Mongoven
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Blues Harfe Jan 28, 2004

Kevin Schlottmann wrote:

Kim Metzger wrote:

Just discovered this fine glossary of musical terms. German to English and English to German.

http://dict.caseymongoven.com/eg.htm


Some good things, but I think "Blues-Harfe" for blues harp is probably wrong, as it is probably "Blues Mundharmonika" or simply "Blues Harp" in German. I think.

Although the rest looks pretty good, and fairly comprehensive.

Thanks.

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A descriptive approach was taken in the compilation of my dictionary. The word Blues Harfe, as funny as it may sound, appears on the website of a German university and was included for that reason.

Thanks for all your input, tell me if anything else looks wrong. I was very careful in translation but one makes mistakes when compiling a dictionary with over 2000 words! Thanks to you to Kim, for mentioning my resource here.

-Casey

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Casey Mongoven
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Blues Harfe Jan 28, 2004

Kevin Schlottmann wrote:

Kim Metzger wrote:

Just discovered this fine glossary of musical terms. German to English and English to German.

http://dict.caseymongoven.com/eg.htm


Some good things, but I think "Blues-Harfe" for blues harp is probably wrong, as it is probably "Blues Mundharmonika" or simply "Blues Harp" in German. I think.

Although the rest looks pretty good, and fairly comprehensive.

Thanks.

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The dictionary was compiled with a prescriptive method. I found the word "Blues Harfe" on the website of a German university and included it because of this.

Thanks for all your input, let me know if anything else looks wrong. Thank you too Kim for linking my site here.

Casey

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Casey Mongoven
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oh. Feb 4, 2004

Why doesnt it look like it posts.

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