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Offline rwprof

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Some traditions are better left dead
« on: April 05, 2009, 12:58:31 PM »
Maybe it's just me, but if I had to wear something like this, I would drop out of the choir.

http://www.liturgica.com/video/?hostname=null#

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Re: Some traditions are better left dead
« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2009, 01:42:57 PM »
Romeiko Ensemble does some great reconstructions of older styles of chants.  Love the outfits--fits well in with what they are doing (presenting older forms).

Don't worry, I don't know of anyone who dresses like that in any modern choir! haha
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Re: Some traditions are better left dead
« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2009, 02:05:52 PM »
Romeiko Ensemble does some great reconstructions of older styles of chants.  Love the outfits--fits well in with what they are doing (presenting older forms).

Don't worry, I don't know of anyone who dresses like that in any modern choir! haha

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Re: Some traditions are better left dead
« Reply #3 on: April 05, 2009, 02:50:10 PM »
Don't worry, I don't know of anyone who dresses like that in any modern choir! haha

They just wear Baptist style choir robes in the GOA  :P

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Re: Some traditions are better left dead
« Reply #4 on: April 06, 2009, 07:19:18 AM »
Don't worry, I don't know of anyone who dresses like that in any modern choir! haha

They just wear Baptist style choir robes in the GOA  :P

Nice new avatar, btw, Father.  Or is saying that better left to the Politics board?!

Other than the subdeacon, we have no especial costuming. We just sing. It seems to work.


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Re: Some traditions are better left dead
« Reply #5 on: April 06, 2009, 07:56:53 AM »
Maybe it's just me, but if I had to wear something like this, I would drop out of the choir.

http://www.liturgica.com/video/?hostname=null#

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What, you don't like the hats?  They're great - wear them inside a church, and it's "throwback day;" wear them outside the church, and you get to play Conquistador!
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Re: Some traditions are better left dead
« Reply #6 on: April 06, 2009, 08:11:17 AM »
The sombrero-like things are great, the bullet hats are......

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Re: Some traditions are better left dead
« Reply #7 on: April 06, 2009, 12:15:59 PM »
I agree...with cleveland.

The hats are fantabulous! (as my wife would say)
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