17162Re: The Starlight Circle Players' Song Challenge -- Quick addendum
- Nov 11 12:48 PMQuick addendum - you don't haveto attend to enter your song. Just send
a recording. happy song writing! Lezlie
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, 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
> songs: "15 Men on a Deadmen's Chest" or "Drunken Sailor" (or a
> of both). The songs will be performed between courses and recorded
> 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
> There will be a prize for "Best of the Evening". If you need us to
> 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
> goofy. We've all heard the Chieftains' "Drunken Sailor" on their CD
> 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,
> 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.
> should be sure to call us if they have questions, and let us know in
> if they will use electric instruments, as we'll need to accommodate
> in the recording process.
> BB! Lezlie
> Systems Approaches in Arts-Informed Inquiry
> Exploratory Group Chairs: Lezlie Kinyon, Ph.D & Bela A. Banathy Ph.D.
> 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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