The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #91417   Message #1740171
Posted By: Bill D
13-May-06 - 06:20 PM
Thread Name: Origins: King Orfeo versions
Subject: RE: Origins: King Orfeo versions
thanks,'s always good to get a clear picture of the relationships involved.

A tune and lyric combination can be very nice without being terribly traditional, and a trad version can sometimes be limited and un-inspiring, leading to revivalists tinkering with it...sometimes helpfully, sometimes not.