minstrel: Dompe?

Tim Connor timcon at flash.net
Wed Jan 12 21:58:38 PST 2000


There's also "the Irish Dumpe" from Queen Elizabeth's virginal book, of
which there is a nice recording by the Baltimore Consort (on "Tunes From
the Attic").  It doesn't sound particularly melancholy (or Irish, for
that matter), but it's a good tune.

Tadhgh O Cuileannain

cynthia j ley wrote:
> 
> I've seen it also spelled dumpe. One of William Byrd's is "Lady Carey's
> Dumpe." It's gorgeous, in the minor mode, and does sound quite dancelike.
> This one was written for the virginal. As far as I've researched it, they
> were intended as solo keyboard pieces, but I haven't researched it very
> far. I believe they were songs written in memory of someone.
> 
> Hope that helps some.
> 
> 
>                                         Arlys
> 
> On Wed, 12 Jan 2000 10:41:03 -0800 (PST) Lily Rose <lilyrose25 at yahoo.com>
> writes:
> >Can some kind soul take pity on me and tell me what a "dompe" is?
> >Hubby just played an orchestration of one, and I *think* it's a dance,
> >but I'm not really sure.
> >
> >Many thanks for anyone who's kind to a poor ignorant Lady.  ;)
> >
> >=====
> >Lily Rose                  lilyrose at swcp.com
> >
> >I'll be a post-feminist in a post-patriarchy.
> >
> >
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