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Quoting Roger Mills <[log in to unmask]>:

> John Cowan wrote:
> > What is odd is that once I had heard (or seen, I forget) the true
> > lyrics, I was totally unable to hear the "conlang" on the tape any more --
> > it was just obvious that he was singing in English, and I understood
> > everything.
>
> I had a similar experience with a 1950s recording of Gosta Nystrom's
> (diacritics probably omitted) "Sinfonia del Mare"-- the final movement has a
> soprano aria, which for a long time I simply assumed was in Swedish. Even
> though an Engl. translation was included, it was a long time before I
> realized she was singing in English

She? _Gosta Nystrom_ looks alot like _Gösta Nyström_ sans tremas, which is a
masculine name ...

                                                               Andreas