Sunday, 27 November 2016

Tune 462 - Linnen Hall




Tune I got from my chums at the Dorking Session, where it is 'the tune that goes with the South Downs Jig'

X:462
T:Linnen Hall.
M:6/8
L:1/8
K:G
G2 G A2 A|B2 c dBG|E2 E c2 B|ABG FED|
G2 G A2 A|B2 c dBG|EcB AGF|G3 G3:|
d2 d e2 e|d2 g dBG|d2 d e2 e|dBG A3|
d2 d e2 e|d2 g g2 f|egf ed^c|d3 D3|
G2 G A2 A|B2 c dBG|E2 E c2 B|ABG FED|
G2 G A2 A|B2 c dBG|EcB AGF|G3 G3||

Sunday, 20 November 2016

Tune 461 - The Redowa




A Bohemian polka, from the area of northern Europe now known as the Czech Republic and Poland.

X:461
T:The Redowa
M:2/4
L:1/8
K:G
GB d2 d2 d2|dedc B2 B2|GA B2 GA B2|B2 AG A4|
AB c2 c2 c2|cdcB A2 A2|FG A2 FG A2|A2 GF G4:||
GB d2 g2 d2|d2 c2 cB c2|FA c2 f2 e2|e2 d2 d4|
GB d2 g2 d2|d2 c2 cB c2|FA c2 f2 e2|d2 ef g4:||
G2 Bc BcBc|A2 ^cd cdcd|B2 G2 A2 B2|c2 e2 a2 g2|
G2 Bc BcBc|A2 ^cd cdcd|B2 G2 A2 B2|c4 c4:||

Monday, 7 November 2016

Tune 460 - The Muffin Man




A traditional nursery rhyme or children's song of English origin.


X:460
T:Muffin Man
M:4/4
K:G
L:1/8
D2 G2 G3 A|B2 G2 G3 F|E2 A2 A3 G|F2 D2 D4|
D2 G2 G3 A|B2 G2 G3 F|E2 A2 G2 F2|G4 G4:|
d2 d2 d3 c|B2 G2 G3 F|E2 A2 A3 G|F2 D2 D4|
d2 d2 d3 c|B2 G2 G3 F|E2 A2 G2 F2|G4 G4:|

Tuesday, 11 October 2016

Tune 459 - Royal Burlesque Hornpipe



I know nothing about this tune, heard it in a local session.


X:459
T:Royal Burlesque Hornpipe
M:4/4
K:G
L:1/8
D2|G>FG>B A>GF>A|G>AB>c d2 B>d|
c>BA>c B>AG>B|A>GF>A F2 D2|
G>FG>B A>GF>A|G>AB>c d2 B>d|
c>BA>G F>DE>F|G2 g2 g2:||
g>f|e>cc>c G>cc>c|d>BB>B G>BB>B|
c>AA>A D>FA>F|G>AB>c d>gf>g|
e>cc>c G>cc>c|d>BB>B G>BB>B|
c>BA>G F>DE>F|G2 g2 g2:||

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

Tune 458 - Bonny at Morn



A tune from the Northumbrian Minstrelsy (first published 1882).

X:458
T:Bonny At Morn
M:3/4
L:1/8
K:Emin
E2|B3 c BA|B2 E2 FG|A3 G FE|D2 E2 F2|
B3 c BA|B2 E2 FG|A2 F2 D2|E4 E2|
B3 c BA|B2 E2 FG|A3 G FE|D2 E2 F2|
ED EF GA|B2 e2 d2|B d3 F2|E6||
|:E3 e e2|E3 F G2|F d3 d2|D3 E F2|
ED EF GA|B2 e2 d2|B d3 F2|E6:|

Saturday, 10 September 2016

Tune 457 - Banks of the Bann




A song tune about which I nothing else.

X:457
T:The Banks of the Bann
M:3/4
L:1/8
K:G
DE|G3 BA G|E2 E2 DE|G2 G2 GA|B4 dB|
A2 A2 AG|A3 B d>e|e3 ddB|d2 z2 Bd|
e2 ef gf|e2 d3 B|d2 G3 F|E2 E2 DE|
G3 BAG|E2 E2 DE|G3 B AG|G6|z4|

Thursday, 1 September 2016

Tune 456 - What Did Delaware




A song tune from the late 1950's by Irving Gordon made famous by Perry Como.

X:93
T:What Did Delaware
K:G
M:4/4
L:1/8
B2 d2 d2 e2|B4 G4|A2 G2 G2 E2|G6 G2|
B2 d2 d2 e2|B4 G4|A2 G2 F2 G2|A6 A2||
A2 B2 c2 d2|B4 G4|E2 F2 G2 A2|F4 D4|
E2 E2 F2 F2|G4 c4|B2 G2 A2 F2|G4 G4||

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:|