Bards - May I pick your collective brains?
ksetze at ydr.com
Tue Jan 9 18:34:40 PST 2001
Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!
I've been looking for this song for years. I kept asking Bordermarch people. It
never occurred to me to ask those in Bjornsburg. Since it was such a wonderful
song, it should have occurred to me that it was written by Master Ragnar.
A VERY grateful Yseulte!
> yes, this sounds like a piece by the late Master Ragnar of Bjornsborg,
> called "Men of the Border". There's a page off the bjornsborg website
> dedicated to his work.
> AKA Pubear of Bjornsborg
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Karen Setze" <ksetze at ydr.com>
> To: <bards at ansteorra.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, January 09, 2001 7:54 PM
> Subject: Bards - May I pick your collective brains?
> > If you're going to wake them up, can I ask a few questions?
> > Years ago (maybe 15), I heard a gentleman at a Bordermarch bardic
> > sing a wonderful ballad about life patrolling the border. It included a
> > about how they drank more and were wilder because of dangers they faced,
> > included a line about dancing on the edge of the sword.
> > Does this ring a bell with anyone?
> > Here's a more recent song I'm searching for. Again at Bordermarch, at a
> > melees just a couple of years ago (when Simon and Tessa were installed as
> > and Vicaress), a young lady sang about women warriors.
> > Cydric the Fiddler said it was by a female folksong group out of Austin,
> > name of which had something to do with ravens. Sound familiar?
> > Any hints on either song would be much appreciated!
> > Yseulte (a former Ansteorran bard, whose now far from home).
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