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FYI: New Book of Scots Music for sale

Good morning to you all, good gentles!

This was on the Harp list this morning, forwarded from the Early Music list; 
it is mostly late period in actual dating, but as we know, people don't 
immediately get around to transcribing music they've heard and loved for 
years!  :-)



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>New! Book of Scottish music
>I have finally finished and published my transcriptions of two early
>lute manuscripts from Scotland, originally written in tablature.  The Sir
>William of Mure Rowallan Ms. was written ca.1618; the Graham copy of the
>Straloch ms.,ca. 1627-1629. Many of the tunes are entitled "port", most
>likely indicating their origins as harp music.Some of the music can be
>defined as "musik fyne"- music played in the courts and manors of 17th
>century Scotland. Some show a clear French influence with dance titles
>such as "curent",and "volte". There was a great deal of cross-pollination
>in music of this time, not only among Scotland, England and France, but
>among the genres of music within Scotland, from ballad to street music
>to court and back again via song, dance, and through the church, which
>often used  popular songs and laundered the words. Whatever the source, this
>music is delightful, and deserves to be heard again.
>My book is titled "Castle and Court Music of Scotland". It contains 52 pages,
>37 tunes. I have transcribed those melodies that I found most playable on
>the wire, gut or nylon harp, though they work very well on guitar, keyboard
>or any combination that plays treble and bass.
>If you would like a copy,  please send email to
>  dragontales@cs.dartmouth.edu
>and you will get further information.
>Cynthia Crawford

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