[SCA-Dance] Documenting Argeers for an A&S competition
dani at pobox.com
Mon Jan 23 11:12:57 EST 2012
Yes, but give it a positive spin: Not "post-period", just "not
documentable before Playford - and SCA tradition is to give early Playford
the benefit of the doubt".
On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 11:05 AM, Tim McDaniel <tmcd at panix.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 23 Jan 2012, Dani Zweig <dani at pobox.com> wrote:
> > There are standard hand-waving arguments, but the real answer is
> > "Early Playford is an SCA tradition. If the judges want to take off
> > a point or two because this dance is not documentably pre-1650 or
> > pre-1600 or whatever, we'll try to make it back by having a good
> > entry".
> Indeed, I just want the standard things that are said. I figured that
> surely I cannot be the first person writing up docco that involves
> English Country Dance. So if the Crustimony Proseedcake is to just
> say "Post-period, SCA trad, I feel so dirty, sorry", or whatever, OK.
> Daniel Delinquent
> Tim McDaniel, tmcd at panix.com
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