Originally Posted by CharlesDAMorgan
Vielen Dank! Always fun to have humour in German pronunciation. Last year my choir performed Beethoven's Ninth with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and we were taught correct pronunciation by the head of German music at the Royal College of Music. Strangely, Messucherkamera never appeared - I'm surprised the ch is silent though...but glad it's not CH as Swiss German is a thing of pure horror!
It's not silent! It's a guttural scoff paired with a dutch snore! Close to the swiss "K" / "CH" sound but not quite as aggressive. Sorry for not being precise enough.