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39Re: Verceppe

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  • Sandi Augsburger
    Jul 19, 1999
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      Thank you so much for answering my request for help! Al cofrin and
      Bedlam abbey both sent me a really nice copy. So I am set. Thank you
      for your willingness to search for it!


      > Swashbuckler wrote:
      > Hi there:
      > I have danced Verceppe and like it, but I don't think we have
      > a music arrangement. I can check over the weekend. We do have
      > several recordings. My favorite (probably because I learned the
      > dance to it) came from the Barony of Carolingia (Boston, MA) over
      > twenty years ago. It may be possible to track down the
      > arrangement that they used. The Letter of Dance people are your
      > best bet there.
      > Keith / Guillaume
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: Sandi Augsburger [mailto:sandilee@...]
      > Sent: Friday, July 16, 1999 12:51 AM
      > To: <etc.> Letter of Dance; Outlands Dance; <etc.>
      > Subject: [OutlandsDance] Verceppe
      > From: Sandi Augsburger <sandilee@...>
      > Dear Gentles,
      > I am sending this letter out to several dance and music lists. So
      > please forgive me if you get duplicate copies of it.
      > Is anyone familiar with the ballo called Verceppe? I have the
      > melody
      > line for the music and the dance instructions. What I need is a 2,
      > 3, or 4 - part arrangement of the music so that we can have live
      > music with the dance. The music is credited to Domenico da
      > Piacenza.
      > We can't find an arrangement anywhere.
      > Does anyone know anything about the music for this dance? Or, can
      > anyone fill me in on typical Italian dance music chord
      > progressions?
      > <etc.>
      > Lady Cecily of Twae Linnes, Artemisia
      > (mka: Sandi in Idaho)
      > ------------------------------------------------------------------------
      > Nobody cares if you can't dance well. Just get up and dance. --
      > Dave Barry
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