pennsicdance: pennsicdance Digest, Vol 33, Issue 2

Albert Cofrin acofrin at gmail.com
Thu Apr 9 12:43:28 PDT 2009


Hi Judith: understand about the Breton dance question. Regarding the other
balls. lets go ahead and talk off line about the possibilities. I can be
reached at avatar1 at flash.net.

M. A.

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> From: "judith" <judithsca at aol.com>
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> Salve, Master Avatar!
>   I am coordinating dance at Pennsic once more. :-)
>   Alas, you are too late for the 15th c. revel (already have an ensemble
> tasked for it this year), but there are other options - for example, there
> is the pre-1603 evening (which would involve 15th c. dances), and then
> there
> is the Ball from 1503 which I shall be hosting as Queen.
>    As for the Breton evening, I would rather not (not because I dislike
> Breton dances - they are highly energetic, and I love the music). The
> documentability of the dance form is, as you stated, questionable, and I
> fear the slippery slope argument if we open that door (i.e. "well, Hole in
> the Wall is more documentable to being within period than those dances, so
> why do we not do that?). Any other opinions on the topic?
>
> Judith
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>  So who is coordinating dance this year?
>
>  Istanpitta is going to be back at Pennsic this year and we maybe
> interested in doing one of the dance tent balls. Hopefully 15th c. if that
> is possible. Same setup as we did the 16th c. a couple of years ago.
> Donation tip jar and dance list a couple of months ahead to prepare.
>
> Is this a possibility?
>
> Also the next question. I am a little rusty about the Barn dances. When
> do they normally start and is there any possibility of trying to host a
> Breton dance night or is that a bit out of the scope of this event. Or do
> you have any opinions about that. As I understand the form is very
> traditional but not easily documental in terms of when the form came
> into being (seems quite medieval in nature but again, not easily
> documental)
>
> (M. Albretch (Avatar) Catsprey)
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> Al Cofrin
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> From: Greg Lindahl <lindahl at pbm.com>
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> On Tue, Apr 07, 2009 at 10:51:09PM +0200, judith wrote:
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> > Any other opinions on the topic?
>
> The "Bransle Fest" done by Wolgemut a few years ago in the Barn with
> loud instruments was a great success, drawing in a lot of non-dancers.
> It got a lot more people involved than the next time when they did it
> with soft instruments. Perhaps that would be a good direction for
> Avatar to go?
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> -- Gregory
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> Date: Wed, 08 Apr 2009 08:35:09 -0400
> From: Rachel/Judith <judithsca at aol.com>
> Subject: pennsicdance: Opinions solicited Re:15th c. Revel at
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> Salvete!
> ?? I am trying to select an evening to host a 15th c. revel at Pennsic. I
> am torn between Monday night and Wednesday night. Wednesday night conflicts
> with Midnight madness, which means that the potential participants may have
> other plans, but Monday night does not leave a lot of time to learn new
> dances, or practice up long forgotten ones. Opinions?
>
> Judith
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