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by Tamsin Lewis
Mon Feb 23, 2009 6:41 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Things that make you go '!'
Replies: 141
Views: 17137

Artificial fabrics!

People only wearing part of a costume - eg leaving sleeves off a gentry costume.

Lack of sleeves in general...
by Tamsin Lewis
Sat Jan 24, 2009 9:27 am
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Does any one know the words to 'I have a noble cock'
Replies: 2
Views: 1754

I have a noble cock dates from 1964
However there's a much older song 'I have a gentle cock' here http://www.lib.rochester.edu/camelot/teams/s9frm.htm
by Tamsin Lewis
Sun Jan 04, 2009 9:03 pm
Forum: 1485-1603
Topic: the book of carving
Replies: 5
Views: 2486

by Tamsin Lewis
Tue Dec 30, 2008 3:47 pm
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: London Lore
Replies: 5
Views: 684

It's got our Green Man from Twelfth Night on the cover...
http://www.thelionspart.co.uk/twelfthnight/index.html
4 January this year - do come!
by Tamsin Lewis
Mon Dec 22, 2008 1:19 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Passamezzo on BBC2 and Radio 4 over Christmas
Replies: 3
Views: 2045

Passamezzo on BBC2 and Radio 4 over Christmas

25 December, 5pm, BBC2: The Truth about Carols http://www.radiotimes.com/ListingsServlet?event=10&channelId=105&programmeId=90235884&jspLocation=/jsp/prog_details_fullpage.jsp Playing 'The World Turned Upside Down' on a bus outside the houses of Parliament. Tracks from our Christmas CD ...
by Tamsin Lewis
Fri Dec 12, 2008 1:54 pm
Forum: 1603-1715
Topic: Restoration Comedy at Greenwich Playhouse
Replies: 2
Views: 1319

Restoration Comedy at Greenwich Playhouse

The City Wives Confederacy by John Vanbrugh presented by the Lions part in association with Fresh Glory productions directed by Sonia Ritter with Kali Peacock music arranged by Tamsin Lewis DATES 9 December 2008 – 18 January 2009 (no performances on 24-29, 31 Dec, 1-5 Jan) Tues – Sat 7.30pm, Sun 4pm...
by Tamsin Lewis
Sun Nov 16, 2008 9:54 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: The most peculiar job I've ever done is...
Replies: 41
Views: 6592

Dressing up as Vivaldi to play the 4 seasons at the NEC for a Telecoms fair...because this is the most commonly used music for putting people on hold!
by Tamsin Lewis
Sat Nov 08, 2008 4:47 pm
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: Medlars
Replies: 2
Views: 1397

yes, it does
by Tamsin Lewis
Wed Jun 04, 2008 8:22 am
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: violin/fiddle
Replies: 18
Views: 5767

Linguistically, they are the same - both coming from the medieval Latin vidula/fidula. (Vidula being gradually changed to vielle, viol, violin) I use the terms fairly interchangeably, though I play classical and folk. Violins are not necessarily held under the chin until about 1700. I certainly hold...
by Tamsin Lewis
Tue Feb 19, 2008 8:10 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Harp player needed
Replies: 2
Views: 1710

If it was any week apart from this one, I'd have been up for it, but am stuck in rehearsal...
by Tamsin Lewis
Wed Nov 21, 2007 10:51 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Latin Translation Help Wanted
Replies: 19
Views: 2550

vestes meas usui meo aptatas inter eos dividendas et eidem What comes before vestes meas? (they are in the accusative) Something like 'my garments that I use that are suitable to be divided/distributed amongst them (the beneficiaries) and the same...(as Brother Ranulf says, there should be somethin...
by Tamsin Lewis
Tue Sep 11, 2007 12:25 pm
Forum: 1603-1715
Topic: 17th century songs on CD?
Replies: 12
Views: 3622

We've got a couple here http://livinghistory.co.uk/homepages/pa ... /shop.html
Busy Mole have loads
by Tamsin Lewis
Thu Jul 26, 2007 7:37 am
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: Athentic bread with gluten free flour
Replies: 19
Views: 4043

You could always use ground pulses. I'm fairly certain that this is authentic (even if only for poorer people)
by Tamsin Lewis
Mon Jun 04, 2007 8:29 pm
Forum: 1810-1900
Topic: Victorian man's jacket
Replies: 1
Views: 1308

Victorian man's jacket

looking for a Victorian jacket for large-ish man. For a show starting in 2 weeks time. Does anyone have or know of one for sale or of anyone who could make one within the next 2 weeks?
by Tamsin Lewis
Mon Jun 04, 2007 8:29 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Victorian Man's Jacket
Replies: 0
Views: 260

Victorian Man's Jacket

looking for a Victorian jacket for large-ish man. For a show starting in 2 weeks time. Does anyone have or know of one for sale or of anyone who could make one within the next 2 weeks?
by Tamsin Lewis
Wed May 16, 2007 8:19 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Help identifying medieval song!
Replies: 29
Views: 5789

Not at all sure - but it might be part of Carmina Burana (the original not the Orff one).
Have you tried listening to the Dufay Collective? They've got some good cds of music of this period
by Tamsin Lewis
Tue May 08, 2007 1:07 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: La Volta
Replies: 1
Views: 1099

have emailed it to you
Tam
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by Tamsin Lewis
Thu Apr 26, 2007 7:32 pm
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: Quince jelly/marmalade
Replies: 7
Views: 2859

Caroline Yeldham often has some for sale
by Tamsin Lewis
Wed Mar 28, 2007 8:11 am
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: 18thC activities
Replies: 13
Views: 2234

Music, song and dance always go down well
by Tamsin Lewis
Fri Mar 23, 2007 8:27 am
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: A La Fontenella lyrics??
Replies: 9
Views: 2102

The avatar is because I do a fair amount of work as a violin playing bear... (see http://www.thelionspart.co.uk) Instrument wise, I play violin, rebec, vielle, symphony (badly), lute, harp, psaltery and viols. Mostly in the South East/Midlands but occasionally elsewhere. The problem with bowed psalt...
by Tamsin Lewis
Thu Mar 22, 2007 9:03 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: A La Fontenella lyrics??
Replies: 9
Views: 2102

what sort of instruments do you make, Darryl?
by Tamsin Lewis
Thu Mar 22, 2007 7:41 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Pure silk stockings
Replies: 78
Views: 8919

though at 22 I think I too am too old

You probably are...
by Tamsin Lewis
Thu Mar 22, 2007 3:33 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: A La Fontenella lyrics??
Replies: 9
Views: 2102

Will see if I can think of anyone.
Most of the good ones need paying...
by Tamsin Lewis
Thu Mar 22, 2007 8:37 am
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: A La Fontenella lyrics??
Replies: 9
Views: 2102

by Tamsin Lewis
Thu Mar 22, 2007 8:34 am
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: A La Fontenella lyrics??
Replies: 9
Views: 2102

A la fontenele
qui sourt soz la raime
trouvai pastorele
qui n'ert pas vilaine.
Ou el se dementoit d'Amours:
Deus quant vendra mon ami douz?
Merci merci douce Marote
N'ociez pas vostre ami douz
by Tamsin Lewis
Sat Mar 17, 2007 7:09 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Pure silk stockings
Replies: 78
Views: 8919

I've just picked up a pair from Annie at the open day.
They're gorgeous - thanks so much, Sally!
by Tamsin Lewis
Wed Feb 28, 2007 10:12 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Who the hell are you?
Replies: 520
Views: 62445

Thanks!
At first I thought you meant that you wore your wedding dress while being a bear

The bear is large enough that I could probably wear the wedding dress underneath it but not the other way round...
by Tamsin Lewis
Wed Feb 28, 2007 9:25 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Who the hell are you?
Replies: 520
Views: 62445

who the hell are you

This is me in my wedding dress
and as a bear (which is even hotter than gentry frocks...)
by Tamsin Lewis
Mon Feb 26, 2007 4:04 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Pure silk stockings
Replies: 78
Views: 8919

Fantastic!
I'd definitely be interested in these
Tamsin
by Tamsin Lewis
Sun Jan 28, 2007 5:23 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Carmina Burana
Replies: 5
Views: 2185

it should be somewhere - I can't see it on choralwiki (cpdl) where most songs are - but some of it is here http://brassy.club.fr/PartMed/Carmbur/CarmBur.html

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