Norman Lebrecht on shifting sound worlds
Fullscale map here. Ich muss jetzt nach Johanneswald laufen. Click twice on the map to enlarge.
Vollschinken Hauptstrasse (Fulham Broadway) is magnificent.
This is the 2003 version and omits extensions to the London Overground such as Kristalpalast and Tugendeichenpark.
Correction accepted – I was using my 44-year-old A Level German off the cuff, without consulting a dictionary,
For another riff on the London Underground map, there is Simon Patterson’s ‘The Great Bear’ at Tate Modern, with station names replaced by themed names according to line. Sadly the Tate.org.uk site no longer displays the image.
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