196Re: [Authentic_SCA] Vocal music and Languages
- Mar 6 8:17 AM--- Kass McGann <historian@...>
> Amen sister! Bob was busy doing court businessThe King had enough sense to pick Mistress Dorigen. He
> stuff and didn't get to hear
> them perform, and I am a rank amateur, but what they
> did didn't sound
> anything like the organum *I*'ve ever heard.
> They were Ren Faire performers and the King and
> Queen aren't learned enough
> to know that.
tries. He really tries for a stick swinger.
>Agreed. Storytelling is not my metier, but she's
> Amen again! Personally, I think Ismenia was
> downright robbed... [for all
> those who aren't in the East, Lady Ismenia Wysten is
> a wonderful storyteller
> who was the only finalist in the Bardic
> Championships who didn't win]
>On his way back from the crusade, Richard Lionheart
> You better! And as soon as I find out from Bob what
> that means, I'll be sure to ride you about it... =)
was captured and imprisoned by Leopold(?)of Austria.
"Ja nus hon pris" is the song he wrote complaining of
his plight. The melody is lovely and will be easy
enough to arrange for psaltery. Whether I can memorize
that much Old French (and pronounce it) will be the
Jehanne de Wodeford, Rusted Woodlands, East
"I do but sing because I must, And pipe but as the linnets sing." Alfred, Lord Tennyson, "In Memoriam."
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