[SCA-Dance] On siding and arming

Alex Clark alexbclark at pennswoods.net
Tue Sep 29 14:43:36 EDT 2009

Peter Durham (Trahaearn ap Ieuan) wrote:
> . . .
> Essex translated the introduction and many of the dances in this source in
> 1710 (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/musdi.069) and so this is perhaps a
> little more accessible to the reader (and discusses some interesting things,
> for example, see p7 where he says the dancers are left "ye liberty of
> composing the [steps] as they please" though later he is more specific with
> recommendations). A quick skim did not turn up any reference to the term
> "siding" though.

One might be more likely to find "sides" than "siding", though this is 
more relevant to a computer search than to a search by reading.

Alex Clark/Henry of Maldon

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