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17162Re: The Starlight Circle Players' Song Challenge -- Quick addendum

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  • Lezlie
    Nov 11, 2006
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      Quick addendum - you don't haveto attend to enter your song. Just send
      a recording. happy song writing! Lezlie

      --- In mythsoc@yahoogroups.com, lezlie1@... wrote:
      >
      > Hi -- Because we opened the Song Challenge to Anyone and Everyone, I'm
      > sending this to all of you here & am asking all of you to send this to
      > anyone you know who would enjoy this Challenge:
      >
      > For greater amusement, The Starlight Circle Players have challenged the
      > singer/songwriters and musicians who will attend to re-arrange (in their
      > own musical styles and using the original lyrics) either of the
      following
      > songs: "15 Men on a Deadmen's Chest" or "Drunken Sailor" (or a
      combination
      > of both). The songs will be performed between courses and recorded
      on CD.
      >
      > Send a recording to TSCP c/o Lezlie Kinyon, 2998 Shasta Rd. Berkeley, Ca
      > 94708 -- we'll ask you to sign a waiver & add you to the CD, "Pyrate
      > Lunacy". People on the CD get a copy gratis, and friends & relatives can
      > buy one through the website around Christmas.
      >
      > If you are in the Bay Area, you can perform your
      interpretation/entry at the
      > Fundraiser, "A Pyrate Winter Holiday" December 1, contact us for
      details.
      > There will be a prize for "Best of the Evening". If you need us to
      record
      > you, contact us to make arrangements.
      >
      > I was inspired by a CD called `The Money or the Gun', in which a lot of
      > musicians rewrote `Stairway to Heaven,' and I thought: how really
      fun and
      > goofy. We've all heard the Chieftains' "Drunken Sailor" on their CD
      'Deep
      > Blue Sea' and the thrasher version of "Yo Ho Ho" on the radio. The
      > challenge is the old lyrics and melody and one's own musical style,
      be it
      > full-on Wagnerian aria, a Broadway show tune, country, Dylanesque folk,
      > `60s `Haight Ashbury' rock, death metal, hip hop, tango, Bollywood, or
      > Balkan dance music. There is a prize for the best of the evening.
      Musicians
      > should be sure to call us if they have questions, and let us know in
      advance
      > if they will use electric instruments, as we'll need to accommodate
      for them
      > in the recording process.
      >
      > BB! Lezlie
      >
      > --
      > ______________________________________________________________________
      > Systems Approaches in Arts-Informed Inquiry
      > Exploratory Group Chairs: Lezlie Kinyon, Ph.D & Bela A. Banathy Ph.D.
      > isss06lezlie@...
      > babanathy@...
      > http://www.isss.org/conferences/tokyo2007/
      > Planning is now underway for the 51st Annual Meeting of the ISSS, August
      > 5-10, 2007, at Tokyo Institute of Technology.
      > Kyoichi Kijima, ISSS President, 2006-2007
      >
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