[Bonwicke] rising of the star

Lady Simone simone at elfsea.net
Wed Mar 24 00:27:14 PST 2004


Thanks Chiara,

I had lost my original of the Aaron and Brita  verse. glad someone had it.

Lady (Simone) Muirenn ingen Senáin uí Dúnlaing
2nd Rose of FalconRose Southern Keep, Ansteorra

--- If you focus on the negative all you see is the negative, when you focus
on the positive the whole world changes----
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ansteorra WebMinister" <vscribe at ansteorra.org>
To: "Western Region of Ansteorra - SCA, Inc." <bonwicke at ansteorra.org>
Sent: Tuesday, March 23, 2004 4:19 PM
Subject: Re: [Bonwicke] rising of the star


> This is the most recent one that I have, the Aaron and Brita verse is
> contained here.
>
> The Rising of the Star
>
> 1979 by Bathazar of Endor
> (sheet music at http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Aegean/2883/rising.gif,
> sounds at
>
http://meltingpot.fortunecity.com/melwood/780/bardicfire/vocals/lyricsmidi/scadian/rising.htm)
>
> 'then, tell me folk from Atenvelt,O have you hear said
> That the sun upon yer banner has turned a bloody red?
> we are coming from the southlands,you don't know who we are
> were the boys from Ansteorra, with the rising of the star.
>
> Many a foe have tried us, on many a bloody field.
> A precious few have killed us, because we never yield
> We've got powder for our canons, grape shot and boiling tar.
> were your friends from Ansteorra, by the rising of the star.
> by the rising of the star, by the rising of the star.
> were your friends from Ansteorra, by the rising of the star.
>
> Out of Western Ansteorra, there comes a noble pair,
> Whose Warriors grace and Honor, are known both near and far.
> Sir Aaron's sword an Brita's Arms, are known for what they are.
> They are Warriors of Ansteorra By the Rising Of The Star.
> Oh the rising of the Star, Oh the rising of the Star,
> They are Warriors of Ansteorra By the Rising Of The Star.
>
> The women of Ansteorra, they'll make you lovely wives.
> But check their skirts and bodices, they always carry knives!
> They say their Ironmongery, their beauty will not Mar.
> they will thrill you or they'll kill you, by the rising of the star.
> by the rising of the star, by the rising of the star
> they will thrill you or they'll kill you, by the rising of the star
>
> The children of Ansteorra, are ever so polite.
> But don't you turn yer back on them, the little buggers bite!
> Their cunning none surpasses, you know they will go far.
> They are the heir of Ansteorra, by the rising of the star.
> by the rising of the star, by the rising of the star,
> They are the heir of Ansteorra, by the rising of the star.
>
> The Bards of Ansteorra, are ever long of wind.
> Their songs have no beginnings, and their tales have no ends
> They can't carry a tune in a bucket or a jar.
> but they'll revel until daylight, by the rising of the star.
> by the rising of the star, by the rising of the star,
> but they'll revel until daylight, by the rising of the star.
>
> The Summers of Ansteorra, are seven months in length.
> the rivers lose their waters, and the fighters lose their strength!
> Their swooning in the tourneys, and fainting in the wars.
> They long for cool November, by the rising of the star.
> by the rising of the star, by the rising of the star,
> They long for cool November, by the rising of the star.
>
> We're just psychotic killers, we love to maim and crunch.
> Don't pack us any baskets,We'll just eat their dead for lunch!
> We're brothers of the Normans, and Daughters of the Czars.
> We are your friends from Ansteorra, by the rising of the star.
> by the rising of the star, by the rising of the star,
> We are your friends from Ansteorra, by the rising of the star.
>
> (Additional verses)
>
> (This verse is obsolete.
> He's no longer a prince or even a Viscount: he's a Count.)
> Now we have Sir Simonn who's called the Mountaingate.
> That isn't silver acne; he's just dressed out in his plate.
> He's got shields made of iron, a sword made from a spar.
> He's a Prince of Ansteorra by the Rising of the Star.
> By the Rising of the Star. By the Rising of the Star.
> He's a Prince of Ansteorra by the Rising of the Star.
>
> Many are our laurels, who study seriously
> Then there are the warriors, steeped in authenticity,
> Who'll sing you Irish drinking songs from the 18th century
> By the rising of the star, by the rising of the star
> We are the people of Ansteorra by the rising of the star
>
>
> Chiara
> Kingdom WebMinister, Ansteorra
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Dirk the Dead" <dirkthedead at cox.net>
> To: "Western Region of Ansteorra - SCA, Inc." <bonwicke at ansteorra.org>
> Sent: Monday, March 22, 2004 10:41 PM
> Subject: [Bonwicke] rising of the star
>
>
> Does anyone have a complete version of 'Rising of the Star'?
>
>
> I thought I had a pretty good version, but I was told that Aaron and
Britta
> have a verse, and I've never seen it.  What's the most complete version
out
> there?
>
>
> Thanks,
>
> Dirk the Curious
>
>
>
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