minstrel: Definition of Bardic

Rex Deaver rdeaver at cgro.com
Wed Apr 23 07:33:53 PDT 1997


At 09:20 AM 4/23/97 PDT, Muirgheal wrote:


>The umbrella is performing arts. There is no need to expand the term bardic. 
>Performing arts includes bardic, theater, dance, and any other form of 
>entertainment. When people talk about bardic arts, they are usually refering 
>to a more specific subset of performing arts - music, storytelling, and 
>poetry.
<snip>
>Let 
>theater be theater. Let dance be dance. If you need a term to refer to all the 
>performing arts, then just call them performing arts.

The appropriate umbrella term for the person would be "jongleur" or
"player"...can't think right now what the *category* would be labeled.

Mathurin

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Rex Deaver
rdeaver at cgro.com	
"Things unattempted yet in prose or rhyme."


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