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''A short description of the musical style we're encouraging.''
 
''A short description of the musical style we're encouraging.''
  
Arthurian high medieval, chivalric, courtly, 'high' culture, battle anthems, tales of love, glory, and tragedy. Dawn draws on the more formal folk and classical traditions of Shakespearean/Elizabethan period, for example madrigials, as well as fantastical folk tales.
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Arthurian high medieval, chivalric, courtly, 'high' culture, battle anthems, tales of love, glory, and tragedy. Dawn draws on the more formal folk and classical traditions of Shakespearean/Elizabethan period, for example madrigals, as well as fantastical folk tales.
  
 
===Commonly known songs===
 
===Commonly known songs===
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====Songs====
 
====Songs====
 
* Sweet Kate - '''score and recording coming soon.'''
 
* Sweet Kate - '''score and recording coming soon.'''
* Tam Lin - '''lyrics and recording coming soon.'''
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* [[Tam Lin]] - fantastical folk tale '''lyrics and recording coming soon.'''
  
 
====Instrumentation====
 
====Instrumentation====
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===How to adapt your repertoire===
 
===How to adapt your repertoire===
''Suggestions of how someone could talk an existing song and make it fit the nation's style.''
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* Sing in a prim rather than bawdy style. Up the properness and pathos of your words. Roll your rrrrs!
  
 
===Our sources===
 
===Our sources===

Revision as of 18:15, 18 June 2012

The Music of Dawn

Style summary

A short description of the musical style we're encouraging.

Arthurian high medieval, chivalric, courtly, 'high' culture, battle anthems, tales of love, glory, and tragedy. Dawn draws on the more formal folk and classical traditions of Shakespearean/Elizabethan period, for example madrigals, as well as fantastical folk tales.

Commonly known songs

Pick a few examples from the list below to specifically promote as well-known within that nation. Provide lyrics and score/chords. Preferably in a range of difficulties.

A musical tradition

Suggest how the music fits into the cultural behaviour in general (e.g. battle hakas, wassails).

One for the kids

Further examples

More examples for keen bards.

Songs

  • Sweet Kate - score and recording coming soon.
  • Tam Lin - fantastical folk tale lyrics and recording coming soon.

Instrumentation

Anything vaguely courtly using recorders, plucked strings, single drums, harps, autoharp, or similar.

Other performance traditions

Courtly dances. Find some instructions

How to adapt your repertoire

  • Sing in a prim rather than bawdy style. Up the properness and pathos of your words. Roll your rrrrs!

Our sources

Credits, links to artists, further material etc.