Friday, 19 August 2016

Tune 455 - Trunkles - Bampton



A morris dance tune from Bampton

X:455
T:Trunkles, Bampton
T:4/4
L:1/8
K:G
d2 B2 c2 ed|c2 A2 B2 G2|d2 B2 c2 ed|c2 A2 G4:||
B2 Bc d2 d2|e2 g2 d2 g2|f2 e2 d2 ^c2|d4||
g4|e2 c2 c2 e2|d2 B2 B2 d2|c2 A2 A2 dc|B2 G2 G2 AB|
cB AG F2 A2|G4 G4|

Saturday, 23 July 2016

Tune 454 - Princess Royal - Adderbury




A minor key version of Princess Royal used for a morris dance in Adderbury.

X:454
T:Princess Royal, Adderbury
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:Em
B>A|G2 F2 E2 B>A|G2 F2 E4|e3 d c2 e2|d2 c2 B3 d|
c2 B2 A2 G2|F2 E2 D2 d2|B2 AG A2 F2|E4 E2|| 
z2|d2 d2 d2 ef|g2 G2 G3 G|c2 B2 A2 G2|F2 E2 D4|
G2 G2 A3 A|B2 B2 g4|g2 G2 c4|e2 G2 c4|
c3 B A2 G2|F2 E2 D2 d2|B2 AG A2 F2|E4 E2||

Tuesday, 12 July 2016

Tune 453 - Princess Royal





A probably Irish tune that has made its way into the English tradition via morris dancing. More info here:
http://folkopedia.efdss.org/wiki/Princess_Royal

X:464
T:Princess Royal
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:G
dc|B2 A2 G2 dc|B2 A2 G2 d2|e3d c2 e2|d3c B2 d2|
c2 B2 A2 G2|FGAF D2 dc|BGBG A2 F2|G4 G2:|
d2|e3d e3d|e2 f2 g3g|g2 f2 e2 d2|BA G2 A4|
G2 G2 A4|BA G2 g3g|g2 d2 e4|d2 B2 c3c|
c2 B2 A2 G2|FGAF D2 dc|BGBG A2 F2|G4 G2:|

Sunday, 3 July 2016

Tune 452 - Poppadum Polka




A tune about which I know nothing. Collected by me from the playing of my chum Alan Mead.

X:87
T:Poppadum Polka
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:G
GB d2 GB d2|e2 e2 d4|c2 c2 B2 B2|AGAB A4|
GB d2 GB d2|e2 e2 d4|c2 c2 B2 B2|AGAB G4:|
g2 g2 g2 fe|d3 e dc B2|A2 A2 e2 d2|BABc e2 d2|
g2 g2 g2 fe|d3 e dc B2|A2 A2 e2 d2|G2 G2 G4:|

Friday, 17 June 2016

Tune 451 - On the Wagon





An American black-face minstrel song tune first published in 1850. Crossed the Atlantic and was recorded from the playing of Dolly Curtis melodeon player and landlady of the Dennington Bell in the 1980’s.

X: 44
T:On the Waggon
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:G
e2 f2|g2 g2 d2 c2|B2 d6|e2 e2 c2 e2|d6 f2|
g2 g2 d2 c2|B2 d6|e2 f2 a2 f2|g4:||
g2 a2|b3 a b2 g2|e2 d6|g2 f2 g2 e2|d2 B6|
b3 a b2 g2|e2 d6|e2 f2 a2 f2|g4:||

Tuesday, 7 June 2016

Tune 450 - Pipers Fancy




A tune about which I know nothing other than it is also know as the New Rigged Ship.

X:450
T:Pipers Fancy
M:6/8
K:G
D|GFG G2 B|GFG G2 B|AFD DFA|AFD DEF|
GFG G2 B|GFG G2 B|AFD DEF|G3 G2:|
B/c/|d2 B d2 B|GAG GBd|e2 c e2 c|ABA ABc|
d2 B d2 B|GAB G2 B|AFD DEF|G3 G2:|

Tuesday, 17 May 2016

Tune 449 - Duke of York (Short Troop)





A military march tune I got from Neil Mcritchie.

X:12
T:Duke of York (Short Troop)
M:3/4
L:1/8
K:G
|:(3def|g2 d2 d2|d3 edc|B2 G2 G2|G3 BAG|
F2 A2 A2|G2 B2 d2|d2 c2 B2|A3 def|
g2 d2 d2|d3 edc|B2 G2 G2|G4 d2|
e2 ge ge|d2 Bd Bd|c2 A2 F2|1G4:|2G6|
|:F2 A2 A2|G2 B2 B2|A2 c2 c2|B3 dBG|
F2 AF AF|G2 BG BG|A2 cA cA|B4 (3def|
g2 d2 d2|d3 edc|B2 G2 G2|G4 d2|
ed ef ge|fg af gd|c2 A2 F2|1G6:|2 G4||
|:z2|B2 d2 d2|^d2 e2 e2|A2 c2 c2|^c2 d2 d2|
G4 FA|G2 B2 d2|gd gd BG|d6|
B2 d2 d2|^d2 e2 e2|A2 c2 c2|^c2 d2 d2|
gf gf e^d|ed cB AG|ce dB cA|G4:|

Tuesday, 10 May 2016

Tune 448 - Joe Hutton's March





A march from Joe Hutton a piper from Haltwhistle in the west of Northumberland.

X:448
T:Joe Hutton's March
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:G
D2|G4 D2 G2|B2 G2 d3 B|c2 A2 F2 A2|FGAF D2 EF|
G4 D2 G2|B2 G2 d3 B|c2 A2 FGAF|G4 G2:|
ef|g2 G2 f2 G2|e2 G2 d4|c2 A2 B2 G2|FGAF D2 ef|
g2 G2 f2 G2|e2 G2 d3 B|c2 A2 FGAF|G4 G2 ef|
g2 G2 f2 G2|e2 G2 d4|c2 A2 B2 G2|FGAF D2 EF|
G4 D2 G2|B2 G2 d3 B|c2 A2 FGAF|G4 G2||

Sunday, 24 April 2016

Tune 447 - The White Cockade




A tune from Scotland.

X:447
T:White Cockade
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:G
GA|B2 B2 B2 AG|B2 B2 B2 g2|d2 B2 B2 AG|
B2 A2 A2 GA|B2 B2 cBAG|B2 d2 g2 ga|bagf agfe|d2 B2 B2:|
Bc|d2 B2 g2 Bc|d2 d2 d2 Bc|d2 B2 g2 fg|
a2 A2 A2 GA|B2 B2 cBAG|B2 d2 g2 ga|bagf agfe|d2 B2 B2:

Wednesday, 13 April 2016

Tune 446 - Old Black Joe - Badby




A morris tune from Badby.

X:446
T:Old Black Joe, Badby 
M:6/8
L:1/8
K:G
D2G GFG|A2B cBA|dBG DAc|BcA G3||
GFG A2d|A2d AFD|GFG B2A|GFE D2E|
D2G GFG|A2B cBA|dBG DAc|BcA G3|