[SCA-Dance] Music for Glory of the West?
charlene281 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 25 17:38:27 EDT 2010
On Sun, Aug 22, 2010 at 2:41 PM, Tim McDaniel <tmcd at panix.com> wrote:
> After being in a class with "Glory of the West" and seeing Playford's
> instructions <http://www.pbm.com/~lindahl/playford_1651/101small.html>
> and Dafydd Cyhoeddwr's reconstruction
> <http://www.pages.drexel.edu/~white/ECD/GloryWest.htm>, I'm pretty
> sure that the music I have, with the pattern ABBABBABB, and the
> Terpsichore booklet don't fit the dance in Playford and my own
> notions. Dafydd appears to agree:
> Glory of the West
> for two couples facing (square).
> Reconstructed by Dafydd Cyhoeddwr, music fix suggested by Lady
> Aleyn, by June Tabor (structure is wrong, but I love the
> Popular Tunes in 17th Century England, by Jeremy Barlow
> (structure still wrong, tempo great)
> Country Capers, by the New York Renaissance Band (structure
> wrong again, tempo rather fast)
> I think what I want is music with AABBAABBAABB (and maybe that's the
> fix mentioned but not described). Anyone have a source, by chance?
> Danielis de Lincolnia
> Tim McDaniel, tmcd at panix.com
Jeremy Barlow and New York Renaissance Band both seem to be:
AABB x 3 where A=8 beats and B=20 beats
(I did a quick listen so it's possible I mis-counted).
I'm unfamiliar with the June Tabor version.
I like many of the pieces on this LP:
Their Grimstock is a big strange.
Nothing sucks more than that moment during an argument when you
realize you're wrong. -- Aaron Karo's Ruminations.com
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