[SCA-Dance] Recordings for Dancing
ben at houseofpung.net
Thu Mar 31 22:03:00 EDT 2011
I've got most of the downloadable things (from Eric's page, iTunes, Amazon, etc.) linked here if that makes it easier:
On Mar 31, 2011, at 8:07 PM, Greg Lindahl wrote:
> This is a great project! I think it could be improved if people would
> comment about individual situations that are worth commenting on. A
> few off the top of my head:
> Contrapasso -- There are 2 repeat structures, one with 2 A's the
> second time and one with 3 A's. It'd be nice if you commented about
> the repeat structures of these recordings.
> Dolce Amoroso Foco/Fiamma. This music falls in one of 2 forms: 3
> repeats slow for Fiamma, and 5 repeats fast for Foco. Which of the
> recordings is which? Is the track named Passo e Mezzo compatible with
> Foco or Fiamma?
> Vilanella is a similar example where some places dance it at
> double-speed, so you'll find music that's 3X slow or 6X fast.
> You might want to label all the JJ tunes with 'midi' in the comments,
> so that no one is surprised.
> You could provide download links for everything that's downloadable
> (see Eric P's pages.)
> Once again, thanks for doing such a great project!
> -- Gregory
> On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 07:46:46PM -0400, Aaron Macks wrote:
>> There has been some recent discussion of what recording to use for a
>> particular dance, which reminded me that we recently went through a 2+
>> year project to listen to, sort, rank and comment ALL of our dance music
>> (about 1000 tracks). Now that work is complete, or at least the first
>> revision is complete, I thought it might be useful to others:
>> There's an introduction that spells out what out * rankings mean and
>> some indexes at the way bottom.
>> Note that some tracks have had their names changed to be more standard,
>> in that case we usually included the old name in the comment section
>> Aaron Macks(aaronm at wiglaf.org) [http://www.wiglaf.org/~aaronm ]
>> My sheep has seven gall bladders, that makes me the King of the Universe!
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