Originally Ours - Question for George or others

Ozorak

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I do think there should be some ways of differentiating between dances that
the devisor had no intended music and those to which the devisor had made a
musical determination.

Etienne Ozorak
Meadville, PA USA

----- Original Message -----
From: "George Meikle" <xxxxxx.xxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxx.xxx>
To: "'SCD news and discussion'" <xxxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxx.xxx>
Sent: Monday, December 04, 2006 2:52 PM
Subject: RE: Originally Ours - Question for George or others

> Anselm wrote:-
>
>> Will dances in the upcoming re-issue of the Miscellanies refer to
>> these tunes instead of >Any good reel<?
>
> Anselm,
>
> I will certainly make sure your suggestion is looked at when the
> Miscellanies are reprinted.
>
> Kind regards
> George
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: strathspey-bounces-george.meikle=xxxxxxxxxx.xxx@xxxxxxxxxx.xxx
> [mailto:strathspey-bounces-george.meikle=xxxxxxxxxx.xxx@xxxxxxxxxx.xxx] On
> Behalf Of Anselm Lingnau
> Sent: 04 December 2006 19:17
> To: SCD news and discussion
> Subject: Re: Originally Ours - Question for George or others
>
> George Meikle wrote:
>
>> As Muriel Johnstone
>> had already recorded many of the Miscellany dances on various
>> recordings, and many of the dances had already taken on 'adopted'
>> tunes, it was felt that the opportunity should not be missed to line it
>> up
> with these tunes.
>> This would also allow the opportunity to standardise the tunes for
>> most of the dances rather than leaving it to the whim of musicians.
>
> Also note that many of the tunes for the Miscellany dances come from Nan
> Main's collections, which I understand are very difficult (if not
> impossible) to obtain these days. In this respect, >Originally Ours< is
> basically a gift from heaven as it makes these tunes easily accessible
> again.
>
> Will dances in the upcoming re-issue of the Miscellanies refer to these
> tunes instead of >Any good reel<?
>
> Anselm
> --
> Anselm Lingnau, Frankfurt, Germany .....................
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>
>
>

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