[SCA-Dance] Documenting Argeers for an A&S competition

Alexander Clark alexbclark at pennswoods.net
Mon Jan 23 03:19:47 EST 2012

On 1/23/12, Tim McDaniel <tmcd at panix.com> wrote:
> I have been tasked with writing up the docs for a performance of
> "Argeers" at the A&S competition at the upcoming baronial event.
> I see two hurdles so far:
> - how do I justify or at least discuss English Country dance dated to
>    1651 in an SCA context?

Easy. The book was printed in early 1651 (1650 Old Style), so the
dance was collected by 1650. That makes it period. Period is 650-1650,
isn't it? :-)

> - what's a good layout for what to consider?  It was suggested that I
>    contact Philip White, who gave a talk on this and might have an
>    example to hand.
> Dannet de Lyncoln
> --
> Tim McDaniel, tmcd at panix.com
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