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BeauDangles 17 Aug 99 - 12:48 PM
T in Oklahoma 17 Aug 99 - 12:58 PM
MMario 17 Aug 99 - 01:17 PM
Alice 17 Aug 99 - 01:39 PM
BeauDangles 17 Aug 99 - 01:43 PM
Melodeon 17 Aug 99 - 04:04 PM
alison 18 Aug 99 - 03:06 AM
KingBrilliant 18 Aug 99 - 03:19 AM
catspaw49 18 Aug 99 - 10:07 AM
Roger the zimmer 18 Aug 99 - 10:13 AM
Alice 18 Aug 99 - 10:17 AM
Trashman 18 Aug 99 - 10:34 AM
Pete Peterson 18 Aug 99 - 10:42 AM
catspaw49 18 Aug 99 - 11:18 AM
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Pelrad 19 Aug 99 - 08:31 AM
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MMario 19 Aug 99 - 10:46 AM
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T in Oklahoma (Okiemockbird) 09 Oct 99 - 12:37 PM
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Subject: Period Songs
From: BeauDangles
Date: 17 Aug 99 - 12:48 PM

Hey Folks,

I am involved in historical re-enactments with the Society for Creative Anachronism. I am not hugely active presently, although I do play for our dances and occasionally play at our "Bardic Circles." I have been struggling lately with the perennial dilemma of what songs to lead people in. I am not a huge fan of Filk songs. My preference is for folkey stuff, but authenticity nazi's get upset about that sometimes because they don't always fall within our period (mid 1600's and earlier). Ironically, sometimes they have no problem at all with silly songs about modern SCA events sung to the tune of House of the Rising Sun or the Theme to Gilligans Island!

I know you can't please all of the people all of the time, but I would like to find some acceptably period songs that are fun to sing and you don't need a degree in music to teach or learn them. My compromise of late has been to pick songs that _sound_ as if they could have been period and avoid references to things that are grossly out of period.

Most of the sources I have found only list lyrics and no melodies or chord charts. Obviously all three would be very helpful. Any suggestions on where I can go to start my search?

Beau


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: T in Oklahoma
Date: 17 Aug 99 - 12:58 PM

I've refreshed the Medieval Music??? thread. It contains a few references that might be helpful to you.


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: MMario
Date: 17 Aug 99 - 01:17 PM

beau - check out "Cantoria"

http://www.chivalry.com/cantaria/

Cantaria

MMario


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: Alice
Date: 17 Aug 99 - 01:39 PM

Bruce O.'s website should be helpful to you. Old and Rare


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: BeauDangles
Date: 17 Aug 99 - 01:43 PM

Wow,

Talk about fast service! Thanks guys!

Beau


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: Melodeon
Date: 17 Aug 99 - 04:04 PM

Oops!! silly me, I thought this was a "girlie" thread sbout PMT Sorry.

Melodeon


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: alison
Date: 18 Aug 99 - 03:06 AM

Hahaha... I'm with you melodeon.... I came in here hoping to find songs along the lines of "I want to eat chocolate, and I'll stab anyone who tries to stop me."*grin*

slainte

alison


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: KingBrilliant
Date: 18 Aug 99 - 03:19 AM

Me too.


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: catspaw49
Date: 18 Aug 99 - 10:07 AM

We are all kinda' sick ain't we??? And before I get any wisecracks about "What does a guy know about this?"....believe me, we know plenty. Anyway, I'm overjoyed to find that I wasn't the only one perverse enough to see the "alternate" meaning here.

What did the Vampire say to the schoolmarm?
"See you next period."

Spaw


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: Roger the zimmer
Date: 18 Aug 99 - 10:13 AM

and I hope you all appreciate my self-restraint!


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: Alice
Date: 18 Aug 99 - 10:17 AM

You know, for the amount of significance this has in every woman's life, it is amazing that we don't have more songs about periods. It is a sign, I guess, of just how taboo the subject is. I wonder how many cultures have songs about it that women sing? Amazing for such an important part of the reproductive process that we keep it so taboo. Hey, here is a sexist thought... if men had to bleed copious amounts from you-know-where about every 28 days in order for the human race to continue, would we have folk songs about it?


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: Trashman
Date: 18 Aug 99 - 10:34 AM

Probably. There'd be a lot more public holidays, too. And can you imagine all those annoying ads with guys frolicking on the beach? Shudder to think.


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: Pete Peterson
Date: 18 Aug 99 - 10:42 AM

I think it was Gloria Steinem who said "if men had periods, menstruation would be a holy sacrement of the Church"


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: catspaw49
Date: 18 Aug 99 - 11:18 AM

Being male, I can categorically state you're ALL WRONG!!! Considering the way most of us (males) handle any form of sickness, even a hangnail, it is inconceivable (literally) that there would be a human race by this point in time. The idea of "copious bleeding and pain" every 28 days, not to mention childbirth, would have made the species extinct long ago.

Spaw


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: alison
Date: 18 Aug 99 - 10:19 PM

I did hear a woman sing a song about periods in a folk club... you could see the blokes trying to slink down in their chairs... wish I could remember some of the words..

slainte

alison


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From:
Date: 18 Aug 99 - 11:24 PM

But think of all the possibilities this thread title adds to the thread, "Thread Name Game!"


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: KingBriliant
Date: 19 Aug 99 - 02:33 AM

Aha. Period songs. Perhaps this explains all those dreary and miserable girly-singer-songwriter-navel-songs. They're all on the blob.

Kris


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: Pelrad
Date: 19 Aug 99 - 08:31 AM

Women all over the world and in virtually every culture are not talking about this; it is taboo or sacred in every culture I've studied. I wonder if there are sacremental songs about it in those cultures where it is a sign of women's power rather than a curse.


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: Alice
Date: 19 Aug 99 - 10:27 AM

hmmm ... Pelrad I don't think that all the motivation is that women won't talk about it, we certainly talk among ourselves, but rather that men don't want to hear about it.


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: BeauDangles
Date: 19 Aug 99 - 10:45 AM

What was that line from South Park- The Movie?

"I don't trust anything that bleeds for four days and doesn't die!"

Mr.B


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: MMario
Date: 19 Aug 99 - 10:46 AM

I certainly heard more then I cared to about the subject when i was growing up....but I DID have five sisters.

MMario


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: Jack (who is called Jack)
Date: 19 Aug 99 - 11:58 AM

I don't want a pickle,

Just wanna get over my menstral-sickle

And I don't don't want to tickle,

not while I'm having my menstral-sickle

And lest you want to die

Don't bug me during my menstral cy---cle.

(Sorry Arlo)

But seriously folks, There's some groups that play stuff that would sound good at SCA events and Renaissance Fairs. Look up Owain Fyfe and the New World Renaissance Band. Pretty good, even if most of it isn't in english.


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: MMario
Date: 19 Aug 99 - 12:22 PM

Oddly enough because they DO play a lot of renaissance faires...

and there are many many others...*grin* almost all my cd's and tapes.


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: Rosebrook
Date: 19 Aug 99 - 04:42 PM

Well, we all know 'Only Women Bleed'!

ducking,

Rose


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: Pelrad
Date: 19 Aug 99 - 06:56 PM

From Raising Arizona:

Prison Psychologist to large, mean-looking inmate: So, why do you say you feel "trapped" in a man's body?

Inmate, in deep bass tones: Well, sometimes I get the menstrual cramps REAL bad."


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: catspaw49
Date: 19 Aug 99 - 07:21 PM


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: Bill D
Date: 19 Aug 99 - 09:08 PM

I avoided this thread for a couple of days, because I KNEW what I'd find..*grin* ..I was right...

I suspect there could be several doctoral theses written about the mythology/psychology of menstruation in human literature/folklore..(probably already are.)..Since a number of cultures imbue the subject with great significance, both positive & negative, it is hard to grow up with a neutral, matter of fact attutude about it.

The great collector of erotic literature, limericks, and jokes, G. Legman, said that his very favorite joke was on the subject, and he published a number of them in his books...

one example..'the class was studying punctuation, the teacher listed the major forms, then asked for a volunteer to come up and demonstrate one and tell why it was important. The famous 'Little Johnny' came up and put a dot on the blackboard. "What's that, Johnny".."That's a period, teacher."..."And why is it important?"..."Ummm...I'm not 'real' sure, teacher, but it must be. My sister said she was missing a couple, and my dad about had a heart attack!"


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: T in Oklahoma
Date: 19 Aug 99 - 11:57 PM

BD: Here's one, in abc format.

X: 1
T: This Endris Night
C: Medieval English Melody - British Museum Royal App. 58 folio 52b
M: 3/2
K: F
L: 1/2
F | A2 B | c2 e | e d2 | c2 c | f2 e | d>c d | B A A | d>d d | c2 F | c B B | A2 A | c2 A | B G2 | (F2 F) ||


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: Bill D
Date: 20 Aug 99 - 10:34 PM

well, gee.'T', that was a funny, tinkly little thing..*grin*..how did you EVER find it?


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: T in Oklahoma (Okiemockbird)
Date: 09 Oct 99 - 12:37 PM

Bill D: It came from an old book. Here's another, from another old book:

X:1
T:En ce premier jour de Mai--Source: Bib Nat. fr. 9346, 15th century
M:2/2
Q:1/2=60
K:C
D4A4|G4c4|c2 (BA) B4|A8|G6G2|F4A4|A2G3(FED)|E4D4:| D4F4|E4G4|G6F2|E4D4|D4A4|A4A4|G4F4|E8|D4A4|G4c4|c6c2| B4A4|z2A2G4|F4E4|D2G4F2|E4D4||


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: Okiemockbird
Date: 09 Oct 99 - 01:33 PM

Try, try again. This time I think I'll get it.

T.

X:1
T:En ce premier jour de Mai--Source: Bib Nat. fr. 9346, 15th century
M:2/2
Q:1/2=60
K:C
D4A4|G4c4|c2 (BA)B4|A8|G6G2|F4A4|A2G3(FED)|E4D4:|
D4F4|E4G4|G6F2|E4D4|D4A4|A4A4|G4F4|E8|D4A4|G4c4|c6c2|
B4A4|z2A2G4|F4E4|D2G4F2|E4D4||


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: Little Neophyte
Date: 09 Oct 99 - 02:35 PM

T in Oklahoma or Okiemockbird? I wanted to send you a message in personal mail but I keep coming up with 'no match' for your name. Why is this? Little Neo


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: T in Oklahoma (Okiemockbird)
Date: 09 Oct 99 - 04:43 PM

neo: My original designation was T in Oklahoma. I'm introducing to an alternative designation, Okiemockbird.

In my natural habitat, which is north of 40 degrees north latitude and east of eighty degrees west longitude, there were no mockingbirds at the time I was growing up (though there may be now.) One compensation of living in Oklahoma is that we have mockingbirds everywhere. I consider her to be one of the lovliest of fowls, so I chose her to base my new designation on.

I'm not an official member of the Mudcat, so there won't be an address on file for me.

T.


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: Little Neophyte
Date: 09 Oct 99 - 05:43 PM

Hi Mockingbird. I was looking at the Medieval Music??? Thread and came upon your contributions to this thread. I am learning the banjo and tend to create my own music of which most seems to sound Medieval/Rennaisancish. Rick Fielding recently posted a thread to try and help me 'Any groups of Melodic Open Back Banjo' but it didn't seem to offer what I'm looking for. I will look up the titles you suggested, but knowing what I am doing, do you have any other suggestions of music from this time period I should listen to? Little Neo


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: T in Oklahoma (a.k.a. Okiemockbird)
Date: 09 Oct 99 - 08:43 PM

LittleNeo:

Listening to recordings by the performers that were mentioned on the medieval music??? thread should be a fairly good start on the music of the high middle ages, rennaissance, and baroque: Dufay Collective, Baltimore Consort, Waverly Consort, La Nef, the Early Music Consort of London--I think these were all mentioned or alluded to on that thread. One I neglected to mention is Istanpitta. The list could easily grow longer still.

Do you read musical notation? abc notation? Bruce O's website has a number of mid-17th century melodies in abc notation. I don't have the URL with me but it occurs in the medieval music??? thread and various other places around the Mudcat.

Are you interested in learning actual melodies, or in soaking up the tonality and spirit of the melodies in order to generate your own? or both ?

Anyhow, I hope this helps a little.

T.


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: Little Neophyte
Date: 09 Oct 99 - 09:56 PM

Hi Mockingbird. I have not yet learned musical notations nor abcs. Right now I would like to soak up the tonality and spirit of these melodies and eventually who knows... I will definitely research the titles you have mentioned and will probably be hunting you down again in the future when I evolve. Thanks ever so much for your help. Little Neo


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: Little Neophyte
Date: 09 Oct 99 - 10:09 PM

Hey Mockingbird, It's a magnificent bird and it's beauty lies in it's song. It is also a courageous bird, defending it's nest at all costs. It's also quite a joker, mimicing other birds, cats and even dogs. Nice choice! Neo


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: T in Oklahoma (Okiemockbird)
Date: 09 Oct 99 - 11:40 PM

Neo, just to be clear on the point, those were the names of bands--La Nef, Baltimore Consort, EMCL etc.-- not the titles of albums. I think you know this--just making sure.

I agree with your evaluation of the mockingbird. I have seen mockingbirds harrass squirrrels and drive off birds larger than themselves. And mockingbirds don't just mimic other birds, they outdo the others with those others' own songs.


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: paddymac
Date: 10 Oct 99 - 10:41 PM

Jeez, Alison - here I was just beginning to think about letting you into my secret fantasy life, and then you go and expose your chocolate "thing" and accideently "refresh" images of my ex. Ah, well, I'm sure you're a really nice person anyway.


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: Okiemockbird
Date: 29 Dec 99 - 10:03 AM

Refresh. This is another thread whose title was comically misinterpreted.

LittleNeo (and others), you might find this site useful.

T.


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: Hollowfox
Date: 29 Dec 99 - 06:30 PM

Milord Beaudangles; aha! so there is another folkie SCAdian out there. Your best place to get actual recordings to learn from (my persona doesn't read music, and neither do I) is at the larger events; Pennsic in the midwest, Estrella Wars in the West, the Marketplace at Bursa coming up in Feb., I think, in New Hampshire. Mundanely, get the address for "Still Records After All These Years" out of a copy of Sing Out! magazine, and see if they still have any copies of any of Ed McCurdy's "Dalliance" series of records. Ed did his homework, and they are "late period", but period nonetheless. If you get Paul Clayton's "Merry Muses of Caledonia" album, the Scots personas will love you, even if they are out of period. Granted, these are all bawdy, but they'll go over big at most bardic circles. For busking, daylight performances, and where some might offend, go for Owen Phyfe and/or the Baltimore Consort. As for the other turn that this thread has taken, I don't know about the other ladies, but singing isn't that great a pleasure with aching muscles anywhere, much less the stomach muscles needed for diaphragm control. Have fun with the music.


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: Little Neophyte
Date: 29 Dec 99 - 07:44 PM

Thanks Mockingbird, it is a very helpful site.


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: Ole Bull
Date: 30 Dec 99 - 12:09 PM

With all the jokes flying before this you guys all missed the most singnifcant historical point.

Period music originated in the 19th century for the Menstral Show.


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: JedMarum
Date: 30 Dec 99 - 12:50 PM

interesting thread ... warped humor - but someone claimed we don't have many songs about menstrual periods because the subject is taboo? I suspect the real reason is becasue it is a commonly accepted fact of life ... I don't know many songs about blowing one's nose or moving one's bowels, either.


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: JedMarum
Date: 30 Dec 99 - 12:52 PM

ooops - I forgot the reason I picked up on this thread. I found a really cool database with midi-files. You can learn so much about music from many eras at this location. I have spent a lot of time there, and saved some wonderful midi files.


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: hootowl
Date: 30 Dec 99 - 11:37 PM

How about "Blood in the Boardroom", Anni DiFranco?


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: GUEST,cookielessOkiemockbird
Date: 19 Jan 00 - 12:56 PM

Here is a site that claims to have lots of medieval and renaissance music midi files.

T.


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: dwditty
Date: 19 Jan 00 - 03:08 PM

I once heard a song by a San Franciso group called On the Rag. The only rhyme I remember had something to do with the Japanese Flag.

DW


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: Sorcha
Date: 19 Jan 00 - 06:14 PM

Since this somehow got refreshed, I'll add my 2cts. worth. Even tho' I am female, I knwew right away what the title meant...SCAdian mindset, I suppose. I just messaged Beau privately with some more sources, etc.
BEWARE THE PERIOD POLICE!!


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Subject: Lyr Add: En ce premier jour de Mai
From: T in Oklahoma (Okiemockbird)
Date: 04 May 00 - 02:10 PM

Now that may is here, I suppose I should add the words to "En ce premier jour de Mai":

En ce premier jour de Mai
que le temps se renouvelle.
Au vert boys je m'en yray,
Prendre congé de la belle.

Et quant je me parti d'elle
elle my disait tous jours:
Mandez moy de vous nouvelles.
Adieu mes belles amours.

My own rough partial translation:

On the first day of May, when the season renews, I go into the greenwood, [something] of beauty.

And whenever I leave her, she tells me, Tell my your news. Farewell my beautiful love.

I don't fully understand these words. Are the last two lines both spoken by the girl ? Or one by the girl and one by the boy ? (Isn't "belles" feminine plural ? Or not ?) Is the boy some sort of tree-hugger, if he prefers the company of the trees of the wood to that of his girlfriend ?

Any help with this translation that others can provide would be greatly appreciated.

T.


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: MMario
Date: 04 May 00 - 04:49 PM

wouldn't it be...

I go into the greenwoods to find a thing of beauty


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: Malcolm Douglas
Date: 04 May 00 - 04:59 PM

"Congé means "leave" or "holiday"; "la belle" is a term much used in French poetry and song, and doesn't translate comfortably into English.  It's used both in the second and third person; "fair maid" is as close a match as I can think of, so "Taking leave of my fair maid", here, I'd say.  The last two lines both seem to be spoken by her: "mes belles amours" in indeed plural, but refers here to Love itself rather than the object of it; the word is usually masculine, but is sometimes given a feminine gender and plural form in poetry.

Malcolm


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: SINSULL
Date: 04 May 00 - 05:21 PM

Blood on the Saddle?

Sorry. I'll go away now.


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: Wavestar
Date: 04 May 00 - 05:22 PM

Don't worry, Sorcha, I knew exactly what it meant too, but then I'm another SCAdian... and, of course, a bard! I'm still looking for good period bawdy songs, of which there are so many to choose from, pirate songs, of whch several have helpfully been suggested, and good tunes in general...

BeauJangles, if you're still out there... We often just use traditional Scots, Irish and English folk songs that don't date themselves, and no one minds... but then, I wouldn't care if they did. We sang an adaptation of The Lion Sleeps Tonight last year, and loved singing it... and the authenticity people were bothered, and I didn't care a bit. Sing what you love - I don't think the traditional folk song has changed that much! It's the court songs that have gone through fashions.

-J (Iscah de Merlis, Herald of Caer Caledon, Drachenwald!)


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: MMario
Date: 04 May 00 - 09:47 PM

not scadian, but I know the reference, I've been arrested by them..."Can you say "the customer is always right?" - even when they are dead wrong....." One of the few times I regretted working a ren-faire is when a self appointed anachro-nark starts ripping something at the faire to shreds verbally, and they are wrong, wrong, wrong!

Maybe I shouldn't work there this year, just play...


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: T in Oklahoma (Okiemockbird)
Date: 04 May 00 - 09:50 PM

MMario, Malcolm, thanks for the help!

T.


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: T in Oklahoma (Okiemockbird)
Date: 05 May 00 - 09:37 AM

Speaking of late medieval (c. 1401-1500)/early modern(c. 1501-1600) French chansons, does anyone have accurate source information about Noel Nouvelet ?

T.


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: wysiwyg
Date: 05 May 00 - 10:51 AM

IS this or is this NOT a thread that goes with the female body parts discussions currently going on?

Geez, I dunno WHAT to post!

What'sa girl to do???

~S~


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: Allan C.
Date: 05 May 00 - 10:58 AM

Confusing thread title, isn't it, Praise. Carly Simon's "Anticipation" came into my mind when I first read it.


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: GUEST
Date: 05 May 00 - 09:12 PM

Geez! "Breast" songs and now "period" songs. Women rule on Mudcat


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Subject: RE: Period Songs
From: T in Oklahoma (Okiemockbird)
Date: 06 May 00 - 08:56 AM

A look at the SCA Minstrel Homepage will introduce you to a fascinating world in which the word "period" does not refer primarily to a woman's monthly courses.

T.


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