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Re: OT: directions, was: Re: hebrew lyrics

From: Richard Schoeller
Subject: Re: OT: directions, was: Re: hebrew lyrics
Date: 18 Jun 2003 18:57:49 -0400

The normal way of representing this is that the order of the words is
left to right (matching western music notation) but the order of the
letters within a word is right to left.

Not very fun to read when your Hebrew skills are as weak as mine  8^).

On Wed, 2003-06-18 at 18:28, Amelie Zapf wrote:
> Hi Aaron,
> this is a question that intrigues me (you might call it a typical goy 
> question): If Hebrew writing runs right to left, and music runs left to 
> right, how exactly are the syllables aligned with the music?
> Just curious,
> Amy
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Dick Schoeller

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