Tuning and Scaling the Saz – Where Do I Drag The Lines?

Learning how to play the Saz (Baglama) and a little music theory at the same time. Ive started the work of determine where notes are so I can document chords, and as Im mapping out the notes of the frets, Im running into inconsistencies. Before I go much further, I want to make sure the … Continue reading Tuning and Scaling the Saz – Where Do I Drag The Lines?

The Lady and Her Dow’ry – A Song

I wrote a song based on period scripts in the 14th c. Using existing meter I created this song to use in a Bawdy Bardic competition in Adiantum, An Tir. Now the contest is over, I can share!   Just outside of Florence, among the grassy knolls There lived a handsome maiden, who story must be … Continue reading The Lady and Her Dow’ry – A Song

Atlantian Nights – A Near Eastern Experience at Pennsic

Friends, here we are. The forming of an amazing night. Through the grace of the Kingdom of Atlantia, do we, your humble servants, bring you a night of festivity, culture, music, and amazement.   We will have an assortment of activities for your pleasure.   SCA Medieval Barter Town will be present with a trading … Continue reading Atlantian Nights – A Near Eastern Experience at Pennsic