Or the Six Dolphin Books. A scary thought....

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> On Apr 12, 2018, at 11:07 PM, Alain Veylit <al...@musickshandmade.com> wrote:
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> And now, moving on to the garden metaphor ...
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>> On 04/12/2018 08:45 AM, Jurgen Frenz wrote:
>> Dimitri,
>> I think you nailed it. Thanks a lot!
>> 
>> Jurgen
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>> “There is a voice that doesn’t use words. Listen.”
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>> Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rumi​
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>>> On 12 April 2018 4:10 AM, <d.p.medve...@gmail.com> wrote:
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>>> ​​
>>> 
>>> I am not an expert in Spanish but, as far as I understand, "silva" means
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>>> simply "collection" (primarily of poetry, but in this case of music).
>>> 
>>> It probably derives from the Latin word for "forest" (as a "collection" of
>>> 
>>> trees), but I would not translate it literally.
>>> 
>>> There are a number of similar titles from about the same period:
>>> 
>>> "Silva de varios romances"
>>> 
>>> "Silva de poesía"
>>> 
>>> etc.
>>> 
>>> So, I would translate the title as "A collection [of songs] of the sirens".
>>> 
>>> Dmitry
>>> 
>>> -----Original Message-----
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>>> From: lute-...@cs.dartmouth.edu lute-...@cs.dartmouth.edu On Behalf Of
>>> 
>>> Jurgen Frenz
>>> 
>>> Sent: Wednesday, April 11, 2018 4:36 PM
>>> 
>>> To: Lute List lute@cs.dartmouth.edu
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>>> Subject: [LUTE] Meaning of title "Silva de Sirenas"
>>> 
>>> Hello there,
>>> 
>>> another thread on this list motivated me to ask - the title of
>>> 
>>> Valderrabano's publication "Silva de Sirenas" renders if latin was the
>>> 
>>> source language "Arctic Forest" which I would find hard to believe and
>>> 
>>> nothing when setting Google translate to Spanish as source.
>>> 
>>> artic google.png
>>> 
>>> Hence my suspicion that 500 year old Spanish was using words
>>> 
>>> differently. But what does the title mean in English (German/French)
>>> 
>>> today? Would anybody know?
>>> 
>>> Thanks for helping, best wishes
>>> 
>>> Jurgen
>>> 
>>> 
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>>> 
>>> "There is a voice that doesn't use words. Listen."
>>> 
>>> JalÄl ad-DÄ«n Muhammad Rumi
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