Same is true for a foreigner trying to sing in German. One of the worlds most 
famous interpreter of Schubert's lieder is an Irishman and it sounds awful in 
my ears. This is how it should sound, enjoy:
 Dietrich Fischer Dieskau Der Lindenbaum Die Winterreise 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jyxMMg6bxrg
 
 
 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jyxMMg6bxrg 
 
 Dietrich Fischer Dieskau Der Lindenbaum Die Winterreise 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jyxMMg6bxrg Dietrich Fischer Dieskau Der 
Lindenbaum Die Winterreise
 
 
 
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 Schubert: "Die Forelle" (Fischer-Dieskau, Moore) 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NF9DrUXowBo
 
 
 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NF9DrUXowBo 
 
 Schubert: "Die Forelle" (Fischer-Dieskau,... 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NF9DrUXowBo In answer to a request... Schubert 
wrote no fewer than five versions of this song, and also based his Trout 
Quintet, D667 on it. It's a charming mini-drama, ...
 
 
 
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---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <fleetwood_macncheese@...> wrote :

 I am fascinated with English and American accents, especially when each, does 
the other's. I have found that when English actors do American accents, they 
are far more successful, than the reverse. My reasoning is that the English are 
in general better actors, that they take the craft a bit more seriously.  

 I have also read that when an American tries to sound, "English", a native of 
England hears several distinct accents, from different areas of the country, 
and social strata, whereas 'American' has a more homogenized accent, and may be 
easier to emulate. The 17th century English accent in the sample, sounded Irish 
to me. 
---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <no_re...@yahoogroups.com> wrote :
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 And how to read Shakespeare correctly!
 

 5 things you never knew about your accent - Telegraph 
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/culturenews/11167569/british-american-accent-facts.html

 
 
 
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/culturenews/11167569/british-american-accent-facts.html
 
 5 things you never knew about your accent - Telegraph 
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/culturenews/11167569/british-american-accent-facts.html
 Why English people sound American when they sing, and other intriguing 
linguistic theories


 
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