© Robert W. Eshbach, 2015 with assistance from Katharina Uhde
Gade’s command of German was far from flawless, as this invitation to Copenhagen from 1858 demonstrates. 249 more words
But midfielder Erik Paartalu said he and his teammates are embracing it.
Coach John van’t Schip says an off-season influx of new players has brought a new “energy” to City’s lavish Bundoora training facilities and Paartalu, gearing up for tomorrow night’s season-opening trip to Sydney FC, agrees. 108 more words
While the most famous composers are spared from the indignities of name-butchering (most people know that it’s not “John Sebastian Batch” or “Frederic Choppin'”), there are still some composers whose exotic names easily lead to some pretty confusing, tongue-tangling, stutter-inducing renditions. 428 more words