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Re: [KWChoir] songs

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  • Monique Rio
    Big Yes to Avatar s Medieval Songs and Dances . Boulder Early Music Shop (http://www.bems.com) sells it. Do a search for Cofrin and his two books will show
    Message 1 of 15 , Jun 12, 2009
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      Big Yes to Avatar's "Medieval Songs and Dances". Boulder Early Music
      Shop (http://www.bems.com) sells it. Do a search for Cofrin and his
      two books will show up.

      Also BEMS has a selection of solo music too.

      For free sources Gregory Blount's site on ballads is an excellent
      place to start:

      This page in specific is quite useful:

      As for songs I particularly like: "In a garden so green" is very
      pretty and mostly period. (Early 1600s I think)

      Yay singing!

      On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 9:39 PM, Sarah Gerbing<gerbing1189@...> wrote:
      > Cool I play the harp too
      > Sent from my iPhone
      > On Jun 11, 2009, at 8:38 PM, Beth Gurzler <bgdeonna@...> wrote:
      > Avatar has published a book of "medieval songs and dances (11th-14th C.)"
      > that are short, fun and easy to start off with singing and add harp on open
      > fifth drones, or play on a variety of wind instruments as well.  It is self
      > published but fairly easy to get.  I picked up my 2nd copy at the Boston
      > Early Music Festival yesterday.  I think the early music shop of New England
      > (vonHuene workshop) carries it.  Published by Al Cofrin, it contains
      > seversal of the "Cantigas de Santa Maria" and Carmina Barana pieces among
      > other things.
      > Have fun
      > Deonna
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      > To: KWChoir@yahoogroups.com
      > From: corun@...
      > Date: Mon, 8 Jun 2009 15:41:19 +0000
      > Subject: Re: [KWChoir] songs
      > Murphy wrote:
      >>I am looking for solo type songs that would be good for the sca. does
      >> anyone know where I could find some, or does anyone have any songs that
      >> would do well?
      > The most readily available will be anything by Dowland, Campion or Morely.
      > Any of the 16th c. lute songs are quite nice for solo performance. The most
      > obvious that springs to mind is Dowland's "Come Again".
      > Corun
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