LIBRARY (SHHH!)Below are various resources and links to things of interest to the college. Feel free to browse!
Our charter:The College will promote excellence and camaraderie in the arts while advancing our understanding of the Medieval and Renaissance periods of history through the study, composition, and practice of the historical performing arts and the celebration of the history and culture of our Society. The College will establish bylaws for its prudent governance, and will pursue these above stated goals in accordance with those bylaws.
For any questions regarding the Bylaws, please contact the Chancellor.
LINKS:Below is a partial list of links to things of various interest to Performers.
http://crab.rutgers.edu/~pbutler/vocalmusic.html (a few random historical vocal pieces)
http://crab.rutgers.edu/~pbutler/music.html (giant pile of historical dance music - good to pillage melodies from for purposes of "filking")
http://sca.uwaterloo.ca/Hendricks (monster collection of sheet music with midi files, including a large number of historical vocal pieces, mostly renaissance)
http://www.cantigasdesantamaria.com excellent resource for performance of the Cantigas
http://suburbanbanshee.net/filk/scalink.html Monster collection of SCA filk songs
http://www.pbm.com/~lindahl/minstrel.html Greg Lindahl's SCA website for all things minstrel
http://www1.cpdl.org/wiki/index.php/The_Oxford_Book_of_English_Madrigals Public Domain Copies of many period Madrigals
http://www.trobar.org/troubadours A repository of troubadour works, many with English translations and midi melodies (troubadour songs weren't written down with much indication of rhythm, so really just listen to the pitches and do what sounds good to you with rhythm)
http://www.pbm.com/~lindahl/ballads Fascimillies and transcriptions of 16th century broadside ballads
BIBLIOGRAPHY:Some reference books for individuals in various fields of Performance.