Sunday, 23 April 2017

Tune 473 - La Schottische



A French tune about which I know nothing.

X:473
T:La Schottische
K:G
M:4/4
L:1/8
M:4/4
B2 c2 d2 ef|g2 B2 d4|ed cB A3 B|cdef e2 d2|
B2 c2 d2 ef|g2 B2 d4|ed cB Ac BA|G2 G2 G4:|
g2 g2 f3 f|e2 e2 d4|ed cB A3 B|cdef e2 d2|
g2 g2 f3 f|e2 e2 d4|ed cB Ac BA|G2 G2 G4:|

Saturday, 15 April 2017

Tune 472 - Goodnight Irene



A tune from the 30's by Huddie Ledbetter (Leadbelly)

X:20
T:Good Night, Irene
C:Huddie Ledbetter
M:3/4
L:1/8
K:G
D2|G2 G2 G2|A2 G2 D2|F2 A4-|A4 d2|
d2 d2 d2|A4 BA|G6-|G4 d2|
d2 B2 B2|A4 G2|E2 G4-|G2 z E EE|
D3 A AA|B4 A2|G6- |G6||
G6|A4 G2|F4 E2|D6|
A6|B4 A2|G6-|G4 GA|
B4 B2|A4 G2|A4 G2|E4 E2|
D4 A2|B4 A2|G6-|G2 z2|

Friday, 24 March 2017

Tune 471 - Trip to Fleetville




A tune by Barry Goodman

X:71
T:Trip to Fleetville
C:Barry Goodman
K:G
L:1/8
M:4/4
g2 d2 ed ce|d2 B2 cB Ac|B2 G2 GA B2|c2 B2 A4|
g2 d2 ed ce|d2 B2 cB Ac|B2 G2 GA B2|A2 F2 G4:|
EF GF E2 G2|FG AG F2 A2|GA BA G2 B2|c2 B2 A4|

EF GF E2 G2|FG AG F2 A2|GA BA G2 B2|A2 F2 G4:|

Saturday, 11 March 2017

Tune 470 - Quickstep to the March to the Battle of Prague




A classical tune by František Kocžwara (Franz Kotzwara), a Bohemian instrumentalist and composer c1750 - 1791

X:470
T:Quickstep to the March to the Battle of Prague
C:Frantisck Kotzwara
M:2/4
L:1/8
K:G
d>c BB|B>A GG|AG AF|G/A/B/A/ G/A/B/c/|
d>c BB|B>A GG|AG AF|G2 G2:||
A2 B2|cc/B/ AA|B2 c2|dd/c/ Bd|

dc cB|dc cB|de/d/ cB|B2 A2:|

Friday, 3 March 2017

Tune 469 - She Was a Sweet Little Dicky Bird




Another music hall song chorus tune. This one written and composed by T.W. Connor.

X:56
T:She Was a Sweet Little Dicky Bird
M:3/4
L:1/4
K:G
d ^c e|d B G|E2 E|D3|d z d|d z G|
F3|-F3|e3|A2 e|d2 B|A2 G|E2 B|
B A E|A3|-A2 D|G3|A3|F3|-F2 D|
G A B|c2 e|A3|-A3|d2 c|B A G|
e2 d|c B A|d2 d|c B A|G3|-G3||

Friday, 17 February 2017

Tune 468 - Daisy, Daisy




The well known chorus part of Daisy Bell a popular music hall song, written in 1892 by Harry Dacre.

X:12
T:Daisy Daisy
M:3/4
L:1/4
K:G
d3|B3|G3|D3|EFG|E2 G|
D3-|D2 G|A3|d3|B3|G3|
EFG|A2 B|A3-|A2 B|cBA|d2 B|
A G2-|G2 A|B2 G|E2 G|E D2-|D2 D|
G2 B|A2 D|G2 B|ABc|dBG|A2 F|G3-|G2 |

Sunday, 29 January 2017

Tune 467 - Banks of Newfoundland





Tune for the eponymous song which the brighter amongst us will note is the Star of the County Down/Unquiet Grave/etc played in jig time.

ABC TBA

Monday, 9 January 2017

Tune 465 - New York Girls





This is a traditional American shanty.

X:465
T:New York Girls
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:G
d2|B2 d2 d2 B2|c2 e4 e2|f2 f2 e2 f2|d6 d2|
g2 g2 g2 d2|f2 e2 e4|d2 d2 c2 A2|G4 B2 c2|
d6 B2|c2 e6|d4 c4|B2 G6|
g6 d2|f2 e2 e4|d2 d2 c2 A2|A2 G4||

Monday, 26 December 2016

Tune 466 - O Little Town of Bethlehem



Merry Christmas 2016 to all the blog followers
Popular Christmas carol tune written by church organist Lewis Redner, of Philadelphia (1831-1908).

X:466
T:O Little Town of Bethlehem
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:G
D2|G2 G2 G2 A2|BABc d2 B2|c2 BG A2 A2|G6:|
GB|d3 e dc BA|GA Bc d2 D2|G2 B2 A2 G2|D4 z2 D2|
G2 G2 G2 A2|BABc d2 B2|c2 BG A2 A2|G6||

Saturday, 24 December 2016

Tune 464 - Lichfield Tattoo







Written down by a player in the Belper New Militia Regimental Band around 1820.

X:81
T:Lichfield Tattoo
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:G
BB|B2 AA A2 cc|c2 BB B2 GG|G2 F2 G2 A2|BA Bc B2 BB|
B2 AA A2 cc|c2 BB B2 c2|de dc B2 A2|G4:|
B2 c2|d3 e de de|c3d cd cd|B3c Bc Bc|A6 AB|
c2 Ac B2 GB|A6 AB|c2 Ac B2 GB|A6 Bc|
d3 e de de|c3d cd cd|B3c Bc Bc|A6 AB|
c2 Ac B2 GB|A6 AB|c2 Ac B2 GB|A6|]