minstrel: Performing in Feast Halls

umwhit46 at cc.UManitoba.CA umwhit46 at cc.UManitoba.CA
Tue Mar 11 21:25:23 PST 1997


'Bard's Fire'?  A publication?

Sian verch Gruffydd

(a *very* new 'shadow' bard)


>
>I am curious as to what others think of performing in feast halls.  For
>myself, I try to discourage the practice and will not perform.  The 
caveat
>to that is incidental music, which I wish we would have more of during
>feasts.  But, frankly, I think it is rude for a performer to want to 
hold
>up everyone's dinner and socializing time.  (Astridh, do you have acopy 
of
>my "Response to Ioseph" piece that appeared in Bard's Fire?  I lost mine
>*and* the issue of Bard's Fire when I moved).
>
>It is different if a performance is planned as after-dinner 
entertainment,
>or as entertainment between courses.  But I say- let people eat in 
peace.
>
>Yaakov
>(a simple man with simple pleasures)
>
>Harold Feld
>SCA
>Yaakov HaMizrachi
>
>"Do not ask 'Why are these days not as good as the days of old?' This
>question is not prompted by wisdom." -Eccl.
>
>
>
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