[SCA-Dance] How do we know Playford is largely proper?
mrailing2 at yahoo.com
Wed Feb 1 13:42:52 EST 2012
Since the book was typeset, "erase" isn't the operative word here. It is completely plausible that whatever printer's devil actually set the type wasn't consistent about the symbols. It is much harder to proofread symbols (and musical notes) than words, and goodness knows, they weren't consistent about the spelling either. It would be worth checking whether the direction of the symbols changes from edition to edition.
From: Gwommy 'Bill' Holderman <gwommy at gmail.com>
To: sca-dance at sca-dance.org
Sent: Wednesday, February 1, 2012 12:54 PM
Subject: Re: [SCA-Dance] How do we know Playford is largely proper?
[SNIP] perhaps Playford just copied the diagram from
Hearts Ease for Argeers? Or he could've noticed that he made a mistake,
realized he couldn't erase it, and didn't feel like re-writing it.
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