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Forum: Middle-earth Mirth Yesterday, 11:09 PM
Replies: 71
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Posted By Galadriel55
Who am I kidding?, aka Galadriel's Lament: Part 2

Apologies for the format, typed on phone. Starting from where Part 1 ends.



Look, my dear sister, look: I see Death is betrothed with Pride
Here all must be as one, but I cannot by this abide!...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs Yesterday, 10:56 PM
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Views: 424,814
Posted By Galadriel55
Happy birthday Gwath!

Happy birthday Gwath!
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth Yesterday, 07:38 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,180
Posted By Galadriel55
Galadriel's Lament: Part 1

Tell, O Heather, tell me the truth
Does grow green your summer attire?
Does your blossom blanket the isle
Where now sleeps my brother tall
Most beloved of all,
Who's forgiven all?

Tell the...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth Yesterday, 06:31 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,180
Posted By Galadriel55
CelNCur Reimagined: Part 2

Finrod, we curse you, ever to be our foe
Damn you for all your efforts that give us woe
Damn you for being productive while we procrastinate
Lazy hearts growing colder with undying hate!



I...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth Yesterday, 05:51 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,180
Posted By Galadriel55
As per earlier conversation: Oh,...

As per earlier conversation:




Oh, would that in this world love knew no rules!

Oh, would that love did not know any rules!

And one which actually addresses the stretched last syllable...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth Yesterday, 02:35 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,180
Posted By Galadriel55
It's a literal "curse you". "May you be...

It's a literal "curse you". "May you be cursed/damned as you stand at the Black Gate".



It might take some getting used to, but it does drop the first offbeat syllable and gives the line a...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth Yesterday, 12:37 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,180
Posted By Galadriel55
That works! Aha! I just proved a...

That works!



Aha! I just proved a hypothesis. :D

See, I tend to pronounce it be-OR in Russian, but BE-or in English (this happens with most names TBH; the musical tries to pronounce "proper...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth Yesterday, 12:17 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,180
Posted By Galadriel55
FYI, "history" here goes as "hist'ry"....

FYI, "history" here goes as "hist'ry". Alternatively, if this was not intentional, "What should we care if history damns our final fate". Or, "What should we care if history condemns our fate".

In...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth Yesterday, 11:06 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,180
Posted By Galadriel55
LUTHIEN: What is "agony"? BEREN: Pain is...

LUTHIEN:
What is "agony"?

BEREN:
Pain is the enemy death releases us from

LUTHIEN:
What are "battle" and "war"?

BEREN:
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth Yesterday, 10:20 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,180
Posted By Galadriel55
Huh? You ideally want to rhyme "target" and...

Huh? You ideally want to rhyme "target" and "singing". Sorry if I garbled the message.

I think "To target sent it speeding" checks, I'm not quite happy with the inversion. "And sped it to its...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-10-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,180
Posted By Galadriel55
The minions attack!

What did I say? My head didn't even hit the pillow. :rolleyes:


Unexpected midnight pleasure!
It will brighten up my leisure.
Foolish Elves have here adventured:
Such fine entertainment! Ha ha...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-10-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,180
Posted By Galadriel55
Yes! Now I get what you mean! After listening to...

Yes! Now I get what you mean! After listening to it for a bunch of times.

There are two ways you could say "my": "moyey" and "moyeyu". V2 Beren still sings the first one, I think, but it's kind of...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-10-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,180
Posted By Galadriel55
I like V2 Luthien very much! It's V2 Beren that...

I like V2 Luthien very much! It's V2 Beren that turns my stomach. And Jareth!Finrod. (Actually, when discussing different versions with my friend - apparently there are many more scattered among...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-10-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,180
Posted By Galadriel55
I guess that's the official stamp of approval! ...

I guess that's the official stamp of approval!



Enc of Arda says they are called the Younger Children of Iluvatar and the Second People. "Younger People" is definitely a crossover. And I like...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-10-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,180
Posted By Galadriel55
Uhhh, I hate to say this, I really hate to say...

Uhhh, I hate to say this, I really hate to say this... You're missing a downbeat. :(

chya LYOH-ka-YA ru-KA (Whose [LA la] fingers fair)
ye-YO skvoz OB-la-KA (Chose its course through the air)...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-10-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,180
Posted By Galadriel55
So - interesting! Nargothrond kinda fell under...

So - interesting! Nargothrond kinda fell under your radar as a plot song, and this one fell under mine. My mind glossed over it as "well yeah it's there", but I didn't really register it much beyond...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-10-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,180
Posted By Galadriel55
Finally home and able to write an answer!

The Coming of Beren to Nargothrond - REVISED


BEREN:
Is this not the wonderous Nargothrond,
Refuge that to Men has been long forbidden?
Is this not the fair Finrod's golden throne
Upon which...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-10-2020, 05:41 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,180
Posted By Galadriel55
:D Thanks for all the comments on...

:D

Thanks for all the comments on Beren&Finrod. There was a lot of facepalming because duh, I should have thought of that. Unfortunately my schedule is not conducive to long revisions atm, but I...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-09-2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,180
Posted By Galadriel55
A shower-inspired stanza or two, immortalized...

A shower-inspired stanza or two, immortalized here before it disappears from my working memory:

O my Lord of Fear and Torment!
We, your most devoted servants
Wish to chase away your boredom
At...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-09-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,180
Posted By Galadriel55
Another addition to the Google Doc collection

The Coming of Beren to Nargothrond


BEREN:
Is this not the wonder-filled* Nargothrond,
Refuge that to mortals has been forbidden?
Is this not the fair Finrod's golden throne
Upon which he...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-09-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,180
Posted By Galadriel55
I would be down for a skype sing-along....

I would be down for a skype sing-along. (WhatsApp? Viber? Zoom? Teams? Whatever is used nowadays) :Merisu:




Lol! :D There is a certain stereotype of surgeons, but they aren't actually this...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-09-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,180
Posted By Galadriel55
I must say I like this version better. I think it...

I must say I like this version better. I think it has better flow to it, and the rhymes do work now. I personally like the O my Kings (and I can confirm that they stand alone, they aren't really tied...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-09-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,180
Posted By Galadriel55
Hey, you got in Feanoro! :) I think on the...

Hey, you got in Feanoro! :)

I think on the whole I like the content of the translation, but this one is probably not my favourite of your pieces in terms of flow, because it looses so much of the...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-09-2020, 04:17 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,180
Posted By Galadriel55
That is brilliant! :D Hmm, that half...

That is brilliant! :D



Hmm, that half actually came out fine, it was the first half that was stretchy.



ДРЕВ ня я КЛЯТ ва силь НЕ е родст ВА креп че СТА ли анг БАНД ских во РОТ
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-08-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,180
Posted By Galadriel55
^ That is exactly correct. I am not sure if the...

^ That is exactly correct. I am not sure if the syllables seem to blend in because Cel'n'Cur are out of sync, or because the vowel combos just sound like long vowels to English speakers. If you are...
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