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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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. Beck, Balcarres Lute Book. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip.

And nobody balcarrds quite sure about “mr McLaughlans way” or “by mister Beck,” either. Lesslie, Balcarres Lute Book. 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.

For the general listener it is the multicultural quality of the music that will probably be most interesting.

The Kings Gigue Mr. Jazz Latin New Age. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. 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. Introspection Late Night Partying.


It includes pieces for an course lute, played here by French Canadian lutenist Sylvain Bergeron on a course instrument. The recording is ideal, bringing the listener up close to Bergeron but not seeming to be in his face. Two Minuets Jean Mores way Mr. Jock the lairds brother Jean Morisons way Mr. Becks way Balcarres Lute Book. Many of the titles vook of three parts. Consider track 2, listed in the book as When she came in she boobed, mr McLaughlans way, by mister Beck.

The Balcarres Lute Book (Various)

It’s not clear who Mister Beck was, but he could have been a lute teacher in Edinburgh, and he likely arranged much of the music for lute. Beck’s way Balcarres Lute Book. Although the balcarrws of the album, in a major failure of editorial procedure, dates it to the seventeenth century, the booklet places it in the early eighteenth.

Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. Adieu to the Pleasures Mr. Lesly, Balcarres Lute Book.

The Balcarres Lute Book

The theory developed by historian Matthew Spring and summarized by Luisa Trisi holds that Scottish music of this period baclarres a unique intermediate space between oral and written traditions. Leslie, 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.

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The Balcarres Lute Book (Various) – IMSLP/Petrucci Music Library: Free Public Domain Sheet Music

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. It is a collection of dances and tunes, often with a few variations. Sexy Trippy All Moods.

Many pieces have the distinctive Scots pentatonic scale and a few have the syncopated “Scottish snap” rhythm, but others show French and Italian influences. Streams Videos All Posts.

The first mystery, what she did when she balcaeres, is unfortunately not addressed in the booklet. 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 of Scots music fans. When she came in, she bobbed Mr. For old long syne Mr. The Balcarres Lute Book is a rather mysterious document owned by the Lindsay lite, a Scots noble line of a fiefdom called Balcarres.

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