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

Dani Zweig 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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