[SCA-Dance] "Self-declared level of ability"
Justin du coeur
jducoeur at gmail.com
Thu Jun 28 14:39:56 EDT 2012
On Thu, Jun 28, 2012 at 2:26 PM, Tim McDaniel <tmcd at panix.com> wrote:
> I think I saw something, but can not find it now, suggesting that
> Casulle la Novele is so popular because we have complete music for it,
> not just for a tenor line.
That's essentially correct. Specifically, Casulle fits nicely with the
same three period arrangements of La Spagna as Lauro, the "national dance
of Carolingia", which we've been sporadically talking up since the 70s.
Those arrangements of La Spagna are *really* common recordings -- we have
about a dozen decent recordings of them -- so Casulle winds up the most
convenient Burgundian basse danse to teach...
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