Original Compositions

Argent’s Lullabye

I was asked to write music to the poem Argent’s Lullabye by Margot of Middlegate (Sara Whisnant).  It’s a wonderful murder ballad. This was a fun project in matching the scansion of the poem and getting the tune to be easy to sing.

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Follow Me

I decided to write a marching song in the Key of War (also called the Key of Army).  The song is about any battle anywhere.

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A Lady’s Favor

This piece is a saltarello written in the style of La Regina. 
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Hold Fast

I wrote this sea shanty during the Covid plague in 2020 as a response to people who felt that the SCA might grow apart or die if we didn’t have in-person events quickly.  We are stronger than that.  Hold Fast is a nautical term referring to holding tight to lines and rigging and riding out the storm.

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Linda’s Lament

I wrote this piece as a lament for a dear friend who lost her battle with cancer in 2018. Linda, we miss you. 
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The Path

This song is a conversation between a student and a peer about the journey that one undertakes to become a peer.

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Pavane and Galliard

An original pavane and galliard written in 16th century style.
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Galliard PDF | Galliard MuseScore

Ravensong

Ravensong is the result of a friendly dare by my dear friend and fellow bard, Lady Nezhka Orshinaia from the Barony of Raven’s Cove in Atlanta.  I wrote this to give her some well deserved word-fame as well as support on her bardic path.

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Road to Santiago

The Road to Santiago, also known as the Path of Saint James, is about one of the most famous pilgrimages in Christendom.  It can take months to travel and ends at the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela.  This song imagines a simple man making the journey.

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Une Petit Danse

A lively little dance in 6/8 – triple meter and binary form. 
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Zoom Bardic Circle Blues

Seriosly?  You need a description?

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