It's been a while, but I'm back with another song adaptation. This time, it's Taylor Swift's "Love Story" in Latin (I've already adapted it into Spanish,French, and Italian). As always, great care was taken to maintain as muchmeaning as possible while also preserving rhyme, beat, and melody. Obviously, Ihad to take a few liberties, but I did my best to minimize…See More
I received a very unusual request a couple of days ago to translate a song by Madonna into singable, rhyming Latin! Apparently, there's a group that wants to render it into a Gregorian chant. Anyway, this is my first-ever PAID song translation, and I need to have it ready by Friday (tomorrow). I'd like to get some peer review so I can make sure it's at least decent before I send it in, so please let me know what you think!ORIGINALI made it through the wildernessSomehow I made it throughDidn't…See More
Well, I finally decided to translate a song into Latin that I've already translated into every other language of which I have a sufficient command. This is a singable adaptation of "This Is Me" from Disney's Camp Rock. As always, please do provide any critique you can offer to assure that the lyrics are grammatically and idiomatically sound. It will be greatly appreciated! To listen to the original song and read the English lyrics for comparison, go here:…See More
I'm a self-taught Latinist who specializes in using the language creatively in modern contexts and for actual communicative purposes. I learned Latin primarily because my interest was piqued by my prior studies of three modern Romance languages.