Handel, Dettingen Te Deum pronunciation of "cherubim"
thank you all for your responses to my topic:
Pronouncing "Cherubim" in Haendels "Dettingen Te Deum" (original english
text, because Haendel composed it living in London after a victory of
the british and austrian army aganinst the french army in
There were 17 answers.
13 - Tshare-ubim (or something similiar, like in "chair")
4 - Kare-ubim (or keerobim, like "careful")
So i decided to make my choir sing "Tsharoobeem"
Thanks again for your help!
Thomas Schmidt, Kantor und Kapellmeister
Church-musician at Marktkirche Neuwied/Germany