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by saracen
Sun Nov 03, 2013 5:44 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: New 18th-century tune book
Replies: 1
Views: 4074

Re: New 18th-century tune book

Congratulations Chris!
by saracen
Mon Oct 28, 2013 9:32 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Trouvere CDs for Christmas!
Replies: 0
Views: 3595

Trouvere CDs for Christmas!

As you may know, we are currently running a Kickstarter project to help fund our new guide to 'Tudor Dance'. We have created a new pledge which offers a great value way to pick up a few Trouvere CDs - £25 for your pick of three. Here's the link to the project: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/tro...
by saracen
Tue Sep 10, 2013 3:33 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Interesting job at Beamish
Replies: 0
Views: 3650

Interesting job at Beamish

A friend pointed this one out to me - could be rather fun for the right person! It's the second post listed on the site:
http://www.beamish.org.uk/vacancies/
Promoting period music and dance - and in a lovely setting too.
by saracen
Fri Aug 09, 2013 5:05 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: 15th century illustrations
Replies: 3
Views: 1941

Re: 15th century illustrations

And further, the articles in the Company of St George's journal, 'The Dragon', available online:
http://www.companie-of-st-george.ch/cms ... en/Dragons
by saracen
Mon Aug 05, 2013 3:32 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Cheam Ware
Replies: 1
Views: 1489

Re: Cheam Ware

Either...
John Hudson - http://www.hudsonclaypotter.co.uk
or Jim the Pot - http://www.trinitycourtpotteries.co.uk
... come to mind.
by saracen
Wed Jul 31, 2013 1:41 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: 15th century hose - Historic Enterprises
Replies: 7
Views: 2805

Re: 15th century hose - Historic Enterprises

Historic Enterprises' hose are great - well-made, well-researched, long-lasting... We would not buy anywhere else!
by saracen
Fri Jul 19, 2013 7:53 am
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Historical Arabic music
Replies: 5
Views: 5605

Re: Historical Arabic music

Cheers! Hope to see you all some time over the summer...
by saracen
Thu Jul 18, 2013 11:32 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Historical Arabic music
Replies: 5
Views: 5605

Re: Historical Arabic music

Hi there!
Immediate thoughts:
most anything by Joglaresa
Jordi Savall and Hesperion XXI: 'Orient-Occident'
Anything by Dayazell (French band, amazing)
Ensemble Oni Wytars 'From Byzantium to Andalusia'
Cheers
Gill
by saracen
Mon May 13, 2013 4:38 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Early crusades Jewish Priests costume?
Replies: 12
Views: 3940

Re: Early crusades Jewish Priests costume?

Wrong end of the Mediterranean, a bit late, and not actually any priests as far as I know... hang on, is this any good to you at all?!! - but there are quite a few images of 13th c Spanish Jews in the Cantigas illustrations. This book might be useful: Daily Life Depicted in the Cantigas De Santa Mar...
by saracen
Thu Jan 03, 2013 11:11 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Musical knives ...
Replies: 3
Views: 3358

Re: Musical knives ...

They are lovely aren't they, what a find.
by saracen
Sun Dec 02, 2012 7:20 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Trouvere: Medieval Christmas at Barley Hall
Replies: 0
Views: 2107

Trouvere: Medieval Christmas at Barley Hall

as posted also on Event Announcements...Hello We are performing medieval music and stories at Barley Hall on 14th December, starting at 7.30pm. Tickets are available in advance from Barley Hall (01904 615505, http://www.barleyhall.org.uk) and are a snip at £8/£6 which includes mulled wine and a minc...
by saracen
Tue Nov 20, 2012 7:59 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Medieval Theatre
Replies: 3
Views: 1922

Re: Medieval Theatre

by saracen
Fri Oct 05, 2012 4:04 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Trouvere - Music for a Medieval Prince
Replies: 2
Views: 2305

Re: Trouvere - Music for a Medieval Prince

Thanks for your kind words Tom!
by saracen
Wed Oct 03, 2012 8:08 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Trouvere - Music for a Medieval Prince
Replies: 2
Views: 2305

Trouvere - Music for a Medieval Prince

Hello Our new CD is now available online at http://www.medievalminstrels.com/cd.php; you can also listen to some sample tracks there. 'Music for a Medieval Prince' features exclusively music from the thirteenth-century Chansonnier du Roi , a rich resource of the music of the troubadours and trouvere...
by saracen
Wed Sep 19, 2012 7:55 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Jubilee Imperiale Malmaison September 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 3013

Re: Jubilee Imperiale Malmaison September 2012

Amazing pictures and nice to recognise a familiar face or two!
by saracen
Fri Sep 07, 2012 11:11 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: What does the public see?
Replies: 37
Views: 7443

Re: What does the public see?

Angie is my partner so I'm not telling you how much her frames were, but she bought mine from a chap at TORM, I think they were less than £40 and with lenses total less than £100. I also wear daily contacts for re-enactment, I'll be the one that at 8am you can hear swearing like a trooper because I...
by saracen
Mon Apr 02, 2012 9:01 am
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Medieval music group in York
Replies: 2
Views: 1878

Re: Medieval music group in York

Hello all Our group - the York Medieval Music Group - is now up and running - more members always welcome. The next meeting is at Barley Hall, 1-4pm, Sunday 15th April. Get in touch if you are interested in coming along, and please feel free to spread the word. No specific interest needed, just an i...
by saracen
Mon Mar 12, 2012 3:49 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Medieval music group in York
Replies: 2
Views: 1878

Medieval music group in York

Hello all We are just getting started with a medieval music group in York. It's open to all with an interest in medieval music, instrumentalists and singers welcome. The current arrangement is that we meet twice a month at Barley Hall in the centre of the city, on Sunday afternoons. Barley Hall are ...
by saracen
Mon Feb 13, 2012 11:17 am
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Trouvere Medieval Music concert in Harrogate March 10th
Replies: 0
Views: 1740

Trouvere Medieval Music concert in Harrogate March 10th

Hello We have a concert of medieval music on 10th March, in the Trinity Methodist Church, Harrogate, beginning at 7.15pm. Tickets are a bargain £5 each and are available by phone on 01282 841570 or by email: paul@medievalminstrels.com. We are mainly going to be playing music from the thirteenth and ...
by saracen
Mon Nov 14, 2011 5:13 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Hammered Psaltery FS
Replies: 0
Views: 1681

Hammered Psaltery FS

We're moving on one of our psalteries if anyone is interested. It's on ebay, item number 170728385485.
Cheers!
by saracen
Mon Nov 07, 2011 2:50 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Silk Velvet
Replies: 24
Views: 10709

Re: Silk Velvet

From the 'fabric suppliers' listings:
http://www.prelle.fr/en/collections/velours/
http://www.silkbaron.com/silk/index.html
and it all looks gorgeous...
hope this helps
by saracen
Wed Oct 27, 2010 11:57 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Busy Mole is not at TORM
Replies: 4
Views: 1424

Re: Busy Mole is not at TORM

Posted already on Friends and Gossip, but just to say again this is a real pity. TORM are making a mistake here I think. Best wishes for a great IHLF!
by saracen
Fri Jun 25, 2010 1:36 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: August Bank Holiday
Replies: 4
Views: 1480

Re: August Bank Holiday

Or 'England's Medieval Festival" at Herstmonceux - large market, lots of visitors.
by saracen
Tue Jun 15, 2010 11:16 am
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: how do you write accidentals?
Replies: 2
Views: 2072

Re: how do you write accidentals?

Hello! You can certainly put together something passable for the fifteenth century and keep it easily comprehensible for yourself when playing. These suggestions might help: - a five line stave is fine - a C-clef (roughly C-shaped and around the C space) is usual; I haven't spotted a G-clef in the f...
by saracen
Tue Jun 08, 2010 4:34 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: PayPal for Beginners
Replies: 6
Views: 1929

Re: PayPal for Beginners

Alternatively, if you have a Paypal account you can send him an invoice. Log into your Paypal account; this will take you to the My Account page. On this page you'll see a set of tabs along the top; third along is 'Request Money'. Click on this and it will take you to a new page. This page is really...
by saracen
Mon Jun 07, 2010 7:41 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Early Music
Replies: 17
Views: 5146

Re: Early Music

PM sent...
by saracen
Wed Apr 07, 2010 12:24 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: knucklebones supplier
Replies: 1
Views: 705

knucklebones supplier

Hello - does anyone supply authentic knucklebones? Any help gratefully received...
by saracen
Wed Mar 31, 2010 10:50 am
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Lever harps
Replies: 4
Views: 2660

Re: Lever harps

Yep, levers are a modern development although I understand they derive from the hooks used for the same purpose from the late seventeenth century. There were gut-strung harps as well as metal-strung, however, and these can be played with fingertips, as I play mine.
by saracen
Sun Mar 14, 2010 9:47 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: latin problems !!!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 1087

Re: latin problems !!!!!

I like sollers, it hadn't occurred to me. I came up with cognitiones callidae as I'm a sucker for alliteration...

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