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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Other tunes are attributed to Beck himself, to other balcares Scottish composers, or to the French lutenists Mouton and Gallot ; the booklet also questions these attributions.

Lesslie, Balcarres Lute Book. Many of the titles consist of three parts. Jazz Latin New Age. The recording is ideal, bringing the listener up close to Bergeron but not seeming to be in his face. Sexy Trippy All Moods. The theory developed by historian Matthew Spring and summarized by Luisa Trisi holds that Scottish music of this period occupied a unique intermediate space between oral and written traditions.

Although the cover of the album, in a major failure of editorial procedure, dates it to the seventeenth century, the booklet places it in the early eighteenth. Especially recommended for listeners interested in the relationship between oral and written traditions and between Scottish “folk” and “art” music, this recording will blok appeal to the general run of lute lovers and of Scots music fans. Adieu to the Pleasures Mr. Leslie, Balcarres Lute Book.


And nobody is quite sure about “mr McLaughlans way” or “by mister Beck,” either. For old long syne Mr. AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. Booi enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully.

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It includes pieces for an course lute, played here by French Canadian lutenist Sylvain Bergeron on a course instrument. Consider track 2, listed in the book as When she came in she lutee, mr McLaughlans way, by mister Beck. Lesly, Balcarres Lute Book.

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Jock the lairds brother Jean Morisons way Mr. Introspection Late Night Partying. The Lass of Patie’s Mill Mr. My own dear Honey, be kind to me Mr.

The Balcarres Lute Book

Jock the lairds brother Jean Mores way Mr. Boko the general listener it is the multicultural quality of the music that will probably be most interesting.

The origins of the music are not clearly attributed, and precisely in that lack of clarity lies one of the album’s points of interest. The Kings Gigue Mr. It is a collection of dances and tunes, often with a few variations. Drinking Hanging Out In Love.


The first mystery, what she did when she boobed, is unfortunately not addressed in the booklet. Streams Videos All Posts.

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.

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 Balcarres Lute Book. Facsimile. Edited by Matthew Spring.

When she ulte in, she bobbed Mr. Beck, Balcarres Lute Book. 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. Beck’s way Balcarres Lute Book. The Balcarres Lute Book is a rather mysterious document owned by the Lindsay family, a Scots noble line of a fiefdom called Balcarres.