Re: yet another melody...

From: Jonathan Robie (
Date: Tue Apr 15 1997 - 09:13:50 EDT

At 08:52 AM 4/15/97 -0400, Nichael Cramer wrote:
>Jonathan Robie wrote:
>> I like that! Actually, the "Hokey Pokey" seems to work, too:
>> (You put your)
>> right hand in, you put your right hand out
>> alpha beta gamma del-ta ep- si- lon
>> [...]
>> right hand in, and you shake it all about
>> eta theta iota kappa lamda mu nu
>> [...]
>> that's what it's all about
>> phi chi psi o - mega!
>Is this an insight into Tarheel Greek? I guess they pronounce things
>different (or as we said in the Hoosier of my youth "differ'n") down there
>in Durham, but here in Yankee land (where I live now) alpha, beta, eta,
>theta each has two syllables, nu one, and iota three.


The trick is in the syncopation. I'll send you an .AU file so you can hear
how I sing it.


Jonathan Robie
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