Check out Lute Music (The Balcarres Lute Book – A 17Th Century Scottish Manuscript) by Sylvain Bergeron on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD’s. Balcarres (c – ) – the most ‘professional’ of all the Scottish lute manuscripts, with over pieces, many with variations. Contains a magnificent setting. The Balcarres lute book. The Music of Scotland / Ceòl na h-Alba, volume 2, The Universities of Glasgow and Aberdeen, An edition in 2 volumes, with.
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Lesslie, Balcarres Lute Book.
Early Gaelic Harp Info: the Balcarres ms
It’s not clear who Mister Beck was, but he could have been a lute teacher in Edinburgh, and he likely arranged much of balcarred music for lute. The first mystery, what she did when she boobed, is unfortunately not addressed in the booklet.
And nobody is quite sure about “mr McLaughlans way” or “by mister Beck,” either. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Especially recommended for listeners interested in the relationship between oral and written traditions and between Scottish “folk” and “art” music, this recording will also appeal to the general run of lute lovers and blacarres Scots music fans.
For the general listener it is the multicultural quality of the music that will probably be most interesting. Lesly, Balcarres Lute Book. The Lass of Patie’s Mill Mr.
Two Minuets Jean Mores way Mr. For old long syne Mr. Many pieces have the distinctive Scots pentatonic scale and a few have the syncopated “Scottish snap” rhythm, but others show French and Italian influences. The origins of the music are not clearly attributed, and precisely in that lack of clarity nalcarres one of the album’s points of interest.
Many of the titles consist of three parts. It is a collection of dances and tunes, often with a few variations. Consider track 2, listed in the book as When she came in she boobed, mr McLaughlans way, by mister Beck.
My own dear Honey, be kind to me Mr. When she came in, she bobbed Mr.
Balcarres lute manuscript
The “mr McLaughlan” would then, in Spring ‘s reasoning, have been a player or singer from whom Beck heard the music, performing an existing tune in a characteristic way. Adieu to the Pleasures Mr. The Balcarres Lute Book is a rather mysterious document owned by the Lindsay family, a Scots noble line of a fiefdom called Balcarres. Jock the lairds brother Jean Mores way Mr. Other tunes are attributed to Beck himself, to other apparently Scottish composers, or to the French lutenists Mouton and Gallot ; the booklet also questions these attributions.
Streams Videos All Posts. Becks way Balcarres Lute Book. Bergeron has a lightly lyrical style that works especially well with the Scottish pieces, and the music is logically organized into short suites of from three to five pieces linked by musical considerations or simply the conceits of their titles.
Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. The Kings Gigue Mr. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Leslie, Balcarres Lute Book. Beck’s way Balcarres Lute Book. The theory developed by historian Matthew Spring and summarized by Luisa Ballcarres holds that Scottish music of this balcaeres occupied a unique intermediate space between oral and written traditions.
Jock the lairds brother Jean Morisons way Mr.
The Scottish pieces have a delightful and moving simplicity; as Trisi puts it, the Balcarres versions in many cases “are more attractive and distinctive than the later, often highly artificial and self-consciously Scottish versions.