[Northkeep] Bardic History and Traditions of Namron!!!
lord_pooky at hotmail.com
Tue Apr 24 15:27:04 PDT 2007
For those whose gaze was not on the bottom of the mountain, I had a thought
that pushed a pebble. Here is the pebble.
[Hello my lovelies and lords,
I was at Wiesenfeuer Baronial tossing fruit and screaming (frightened)
turkeys at rapier fighters last weekend. Then scampering off their list
field while flailing my arms and squealing like a frightened girl. (best I
could at least)
Something occurred to me while this moment in time was being serenaded by
Wiesenfeuer's Bardic Champion.
What songs of Namron have been written?
He was singing a well known sing-a-long about Mooneschadowe and I was
wondering what Namron songs were already out there.
Ah yes, 3 from Baron Uriah Wolfstar just came to mind. Anyone know others?
I was going to make mention of you in the post you responded to but couldn't
remember your name's correct spelling.
In my attempts to become a " Good Pooky " I have chosen to limit myself to a
maximum of 5 posts on any given day. No really, it's an augmentation from
previous behavior patterns. This is MY 4th to Namron and I want to save one
post back in case of emergencies, so this'll hopefully be my last post 'till
Zubeydah I'd like to utilize one of my valuable opportunities to publicly
thank you for all the work you do in recording, in many different mediums
and ways, what occurs in the SCA.
It is one thing to stencil moments in time onto the hard wiring memory of
children as I do, but you also are really into getting the accounts of
people and the activities which we all share in one of many long lasting and
readily accessible formats.
I personally feel as though this is extremely important!
I also feel this is a Great Service to our Kingdom.
I also hope someone more important, avian, and influential then I is paying
attention to all the good that you do.
Thank you for your efforts to " Preserve THE~DREAM ".
Moments are fleeting, memories fade, but THE~DREAM should be made ever
Just one Pook's opinion,
P.s. Please take from my words more of my gratitude then your embarrassment.
>From: zubeydah at northkeep.org
>Reply-To: Barony of Namron Mailing List <namron at ansteorra.org>
>To: Barony of Namron Mailing List <namron at ansteorra.org>
>Subject: Re: [Namron] Songs of Namron?
>Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2007 13:54:16 -0500
>Something you might want to consider -- for those bards who have written
>original compositions who are still around... Grab a digital audio recorder
>(You can get them at walmart relatively inexpensively) and have them sing
>own piece. These files can then be transferred to a computer, and an
>audio 'library' created...
>Just an idea,
>(Who still needs to download that lovely bride-price negotiation she
>at Protectorate last year...)
... and on to more Namron specific posts.
Silly question, but is this limited to songs, or can stories/poetry be
songs, stories, poetry, fond memories, crystallized moments in time that
vivificate THE~DREAM, whatever is important to you or may be note worthy to
Ok, Pook. I'll get to running....
Oh yeah, oh yeah, draw forth and pay heed!
[ all that good stuff in the middle you said ] ehh... it was good stuff I'll
put it back in...
In the interest of preserving the great oral and bardic history and
our fair Namron I, Lady Samarrah of the Lower Lands of Namron, will be
henceforth and hereby collecting any and all bardic/poetic/filkish songs
relating to or being created by the people of NAMRON!
At this time I am unable to receive sound file electronically, however, if
you've got something to share, burn a disc and send it my way. I'll be
cataloging the sound files and organizing the lyric/music/and story/poem
Once the project is complete, the results will be presented to our Beloved
and Baroness for further instructions as to the potential uses and misuses
the future glorification of our homeland.
So, e-mail whatcha got or get a disc to me at pop or something....
Lady Samarah Basimah Latifa al Dhakira bint Anaan bint Mellilah
(The lately self-appointed librarian of lore for the Barony of Namron)
Samarah in my heart, within this life, and upon this earth I have found
about a dozen heroes and many fewer hero-ins. If you get this to work, I
shall most likely think as highly of you.
Fair Warning.... };^ ))
One of the early thrills for me and Donna after just finding the SCA in Feb
of this year was going to Axeman IV and sitting in on the Bardic Circle late
on Saturday night. We were delighted when those gathered there joined
together in song. We wanted to join in but didn't know the songs. I later
inquired on the SCA Newcomers yahoo group about song lyrics and melodies and
a kind soul pointed me to this web site:
See this just goes to show any good thought I have had, has most likely been
thought of at least once before.
The most likely the reason everyone hadn't heard about it is, those of the
past had smaller thumbs then I.
I think it's a good project!
thanx 2 EVERYONE for doing what they will on this,
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