[SCA-Dance] Music for Petite Rose, The Health, Glory of the West?

Dani Zweig dani at pobox.com
Sat Apr 12 12:55:18 EDT 2014

> It is The companions of St Cecilia volume 1.

On Sat, Apr 12, 2014 at 12:44 PM, White,John <john.white at drexel.edu> wrote:

> >I'm going thru my notes from Terpsichore.  What are good sources for
> >music for
> >- Petite Rose
> I really need one too, since the one I got from DHDS isn't long enough by
> a single measure, which
> boggles my mind since they composed their piece specifically for their
> reconstruction (which I did
> not get from them), and I just don't see how they could have reconstructed
> it wrong.
> >- The Health
> I have two sources for this.  The first is a great two volume set called
> The English Dancing Master, by
> Orange and Blue, and the Ranchers.  The instrumentation is somewhat modern
> (i.e an accordion features
> prominently), but the arrangements are done for dancing so the speed and
> repeats are good.  I don't
> offhand recall having to doctor up any of their tracks.  Plus, they've got
> a lot of 1st Edition pieces among
> the 54 tracks on the two volumes.  The double-CD album is available, but
> mostly from the UK, so it isn't
> cheap.  However, I would say that it is worth the price.
> The second source may be impossible to find.  It comes from a cassette
> tape transferred to CD, which
> I don't think is available any more.  It is The companions of St Cecilia
> volume 1.
> I don't know the pieces well enough to rate them - which is better, etc -
> but I know that the EDM piece
> is good to listen to and good to dance to, as well as being available.
> >- Glory of the West
> >
> >Country Capers has a version of Glory of the West, and if I put it
> >thru Audacity to slow it down 50% or so, it might be danceable.
> I use either this version, with the repeat of the B music removed, of
> course, or a patched together
> version that uses the June Tabor version (extracted from track 11 of Aleyn
> - June Tabor loves her
> ECD, and mixed pieces in with other pieces quite a bit, so she's a good
> source of tracks if you have
> the ability to piece things together, with, say, Audacity).  Popular Tunes
> in 17th Century England
> (Broadside Band, of course) has a good-tempo version, though again, it
> needs to have the repeat
> of the B music extracted.
> Another source (which cannot be used without patching, both for repeats
> *and* because
> no one believes that the B music can/should be unrepeated) include:
>  Apollo's Banquet by
> Douglas, O'Dette, and Lawrence-King.
> >
> >Denyel de Lincoln
>           \\Dayfdd C
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