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|

Sunday, 27 March 2016

Tune 445 - Shropshire Reel




A tune from Much Wenlock in Shropshire.

X:445
T:Shropshire Reel
M:4/8
L:1/8
K:G
GFGE D2 GB|AGFE D2 B2|c2 Ac B2 GB|AGFE D2 EF|
GFGE D2 GB|AGFE D2 B2|c2 Ac B2 GB|A2 F2 G4:|
|:d2 dBGB d2|e2 ecAc e2|d2 dBGB d2|AGFE D2 EF|
GFGE D2 GB|AGFE D2 B2|c2 Ac B2 GB|A2 F2 G4:

Sunday, 20 March 2016

Tune 444 - Welly Boot



A tune about which I know nothing. Kindly donated by Colin Ansell.

X:444
T:Welly Boot
M:4/4
K:G
L:1/8
DEDE GDGB|AGFA B2 G2|cBAc BAGB|A2 A2 B2 G2|
DEDE GDGB|AGFA B2 G2|cBAc BAGB|A2 F2 G4:||
GABc dBdg|edce d2 B2|cBAc BAGB|A2 A2 B2 G2|
GABc dBdg|edce d2 B2|cBAc BAGB|A2 F2 G4:|

Thursday, 3 March 2016

Tune 443 - Louth Quickstep




A Lincolnshire tune from the Joshua Gibbons Manuscript.

X:443
T:Louth Quickstep
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:G
B2 BG B2 d2|c2 A2 A4|B2 G2 F2 G2|AGFE D4|
B2 BG B2 d2|c2 A2 A2 c2|cBAG FGAF|G2 B2 G4:|
g4 f2 e2|e2 d2 d4|e4 d2 c2|c2 B2 B4|
g4 f2 e2|e2 d2 d2 c2|cBAG FGAF|G2 B2 G4:||

Wednesday, 17 February 2016

Tune 442 - Durham Rangers




An English tune which also appears in Kerr’s Merry Melodies (c1875) as "The Sherwood Rangers".

X:442
T:Durham Rangers
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:D
FG|ABAF A2 de|fgef d2 dA|BcdB ABAF|G2 E2 E2 FG|
ABAF A2 de|fgef d2 dA|BcdB ABAG|F2 E2 D2:|
ag|fefg afdf|edcB Adfa|g2 bg f2 af|g2 e2 e2 FG|
ABAF A2 de|fgef d2 dA|BcdB ABAG|F2 E2 D2:|

Wednesday, 13 January 2016

Tune 441 - Dennington Bell




A tune collected from Dolly Curtis, the melodeon-playing landlady of the now defunct Bell Inn near Dennington in Suffolk.

X:441
T:Dennington Bell
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:D
FG|A2 fe d2 EF|G2 ed c2 EF|G2 ed c2 cB|A>B AG F2 FG|
A2 fe d2 EF|G2 ed c2 EF|G2 ed c2 Bc|d>e fe d2||
dc|B>B Bd e>d cB|A>B Ad f4|B>A Bd e>d cB|AB AF E2 FG|
A2 fe d2 EF|G2 ed c2 EF|G2 ed c2 Bc|d>e fe d2||

Thursday, 7 January 2016

Tune 440 - Gaspe Reel




A French Canadian reel.

X:440 T:Gaspe Reel M:4/4 L:1/8 K:D |:f2 ef ed cB|A2 A2 B2 A2|g2 fg fe dc|B2 c2 B2 A2| f2 ef ed cB|A2 A2 B2 A2|g2 fg fe dc |B2 c2 d4:| |:e3 f g2 e2|f3 g a2 f2|e3 f gf ed|B2 c2 B2 A2| e3 f g2 e2|f3 g a2 f2|e3 f gf ed|B2 c2 d4 :|

Sunday, 27 December 2015

Tune 439 - Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer




Tune for a song written by Johnny Marks based on the 1939 story Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.

X:75
T:Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer
C:Johnny Marks
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:D
A B2 A F2 d2|B2 A6|ABAB A2 d2|c6 A2|
G A2 G E2 c2|B2 A6|ABAB A2 B2|F8|
A B2 A F2 d2|B2 A6|ABAB A2 d2|c6 A2|
G A2 G E2 c2|B2 A6|ABAB A2 e2|d8||
B2 B2 d2 B2|A2 F2 A4|G2 B2 A2 G2|F8|
E2 F2 A2 B2|c2 c2 c4|d2 d2 c2 B2|A2 G2 E4|
A B2 A F2 d2|B2 A6|ABAB A2 d2|c6 A2|
G A2 G E2 c2|B2 A6|ABAB A2 e2|d8||

Thursday, 24 December 2015

Tune 438 - Sweet Chiming Christmas Bells




A Sheffield version of While Shepherds Watch Their Flocks by Night.

X:438
T:Sweet Chiming Christmas Bells (While Shepherds Watched)
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:G
GA|B2 G2 d2 B2|B2 A2 A2 AB|c2 A2 d2 c2|B6 GA|
B2 G2 d2 B2|B2 A2 A2 AB|c2 c2 B2 A2|G6 d2|
d6 d2|c2 d2 B2 c2|A6 d2|
d6 d2|c2 d2 B2 c2|A6 GA|
B2 d2 c2 e2|d2 g2 e2 c2|B4 A4|G6 GA|
B2 d2 c2 e2|d2 g2 e2 c2|B4 A4|G6||