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Klarinet Archive - Posting 001124.txt from 2000/04

From: "Dee D. Hays" <>
Subj: Re: [kl] Pronounciation...
Date: Wed, 26 Apr 2000 08:57:48 -0400

----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Honor" <>
Subject: [kl] Pronounciation...

> The announcers on one of Toronto's classical radio stations constantly
> pronounce Sabine Meyer's name as
> Sabinah. I intended to phone the station and point out that her name is
> pronounced Sabine (Sir Bean). However, as I'm not familiar with the
> German langauge maybe they are correct. I hope someone can advise me on
> this point before I either make a hero or a fool of myself. Thanks.
> Peter Honor

If it follows the "standard" rules, it would be more like "Sah-bee-nuh." I
don't know where the accent would be though.

Dee Hays
Canton, SD

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