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  • Marie Disiewicz

    Marie Disiewicz May 9, 2006, 12:53 a.m. (Message 45201)

    Re: Ask and Ye shall receive - Perhaps!

    Well there is an opening for a band.
    What ones were you thinking of Iain.
     I was giving examples.
    I do find for demonstrations people love the music and to be able to sing 
    along to Mairi's Wedding, but 8 times through is too much to watch being 
    A request for The Royal Exchange   has just come across my desk today. Guess 
    what, it is not on a CD that I can find. Those who know their music would 
    know what to choose for this dance.
    This is the reason that so many of the new CDs are being used for dances 
    that have no recording .
    The best advantage of course is live music.
    We all have our opinions on music and be sure I hear a lot of it.
    ----- Original Message ----- 
    From: "Iain Boyd" <xxxx_xxxx_xxx@xxxxx.xx.xx>
    To: "SCD news and discussion" <>
    Sent: Monday, May 08, 2006 2:54 PM
    Subject: Re: Ask and Ye shall receive - Perhaps!
    > Marie Disiewicz <> wrote:    Trust me, there are 24 
    > recordings for Hamilton House with 24 different bands if you can believe 
    > it. Thank goodness they didn't look around and say 'I cannot record that". 
    > They believed in themselves and recorded it again and again.
    >  24 recordings of "Hamilton House" - which is very rarely danced these 
    > days - is probably 16-20 too many!
    >  It would be nice to have recordings of some of the other 12000 dances 
    > recorded in DanceData than the same dances over and over again - "The 
    > Montgomeries Rant", "Mairi's Wedding" to name just two.
    >  There are so many really good dances out there that do not have music, 
    > and, lets face it, most will never be danced because there is no recorded 
    > music!
    >  Regards,
    >  Iain Boyd
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