Thursday, 3 September 2015

Tune 426 - Minstrel Boy




The tune for an Irish patriotic song written by Thomas Moore (1779–1852) who set it to the melody of The Moreen, an old Irish air.


X:426
T:Minstrel Boy
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:G
D|G3 A cBAG|B2 d2 g2 fg|e2 d2 Bc dB|A4 G2 z D|
G3 A cBAG|B2 d2 g2 fg|e2 d2 Bc dB|A4 G2 z||
G|g2 f2 e2 fg|f2 e2 d2 z e|e2 B2 B2 e2|e2 f2 g2 z g|

G3 A cBAG|B2 d2 g2 fg|e2 d2 Bc dB|A4 G2 z2||

Thursday, 27 August 2015

Tune 425 - He Who Would Valiant Be (Monks Gate)




Traditional English hymn tune usually used for the hymn He Who Would Valiant Be with words by John Bunyan.

X:39
T:To Be a Pilgrim
M:4/4
L:1/4
K:G
G>A B G|B/c/ d e2|d2 d G|F G-G2|
G>A B G|B/c/ d e2|d2 d>G|F G-G2|
d2 g e |f g/f/ e2|-ed B/A/ G|B c d2 |-d g d>d|
e/d/c/B/ A e|d G F G|-G4 ||

Friday, 21 August 2015

Tune 424 - When the Roll is Called Up Yonder




A 1893 hymn with words and music by James Milton Black.

X:424 T:When the Roll is Called Up Yonder K:G M:4/4 L:1/8 GA|BB BB B B2 A|G>A GE D2 GA|BB BB dd cB| A6 GA|BB BB B B2 A|G>A GE D2 GA|BB BG AA BA|G6|| Bc|d6 Bc|d3 c B2 AB|c6 AB|c3 B A2| Bc dd de d2|BA GG GE D2|GA BB BG AA|BA G6||

Sunday, 2 August 2015

Tune 423 - Bending the Ferret




A nice little tune composed by Doug Eunson.


X:423
T:Bending the Ferret
C:Doug Eunson
K:G
M:6/8
L:1/8
G2 B ABA|GBd g2 d|edc BAG|A2 c cBA|
G2 B ABA|GBd g2 d|edc BAG|A2 F G3:||
e2 e dcB|ABc dcd|e2 e dcB|ABc def|
g2 d BAG|ABc ABc|B2 B cAF| G6:||

Sunday, 19 July 2015

Tune 422 - Hunt the Squirrel - Headington




A morris dance tune from Headington on the outskirts of Oxford.


X:223
T:Hunting the Squirrel - Headington
M:2/2
L:1/8
K:G
|:GABc d2 B2|GABc d2 B2|GABc d2 B2|AGAB G4:||
|:d2 g2 f2 a2|g2 b2 d4|d3 e dcBA|G2 B2 G4:||

Friday, 10 July 2015

Tune 421 - Rodney - Headington




A morris dance tune from Headington on the outskirts of Oxford.


X:221
T:Rodney - Headington
M:2/2
L:1/8
K:G
G2 AB c2 BA|GABc d2 BA|dedc B2 G2|AGAB G2 d2:||
d2 ge f2 d2|d2 ge f2 d2|d2 gf edcB|cedc B2 A2:||

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Tune 420 - Hullican Jig




A jig about which I know, and can find out, nothing.

X:420
T:Hullichan Jig
M:6/8
L:1/8
K:G
D|G2 G BGB|ded B2 G|cBc ege|dBG A2 D|
G2 G BGB|ded B2 g|fed cBA|G3 G2:|
d|ded Bcd|e2 c e2 e|fgf def|gBd gfe|
ded Bcd|ece gfe|ded cBA|G3 G2:||

Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Tune 419 - Vedder Michel




A well-known tune originally from Mecklenburg in northern Germany and dates form the late 18th. century.

X:419
T:Vedder Michel
M:2/4
L:1/8
K:G
G/A/|BG GA/B/|cA Ad/c/|BG GF/G/|A/G/ F/E/ DG/A/|
BG GA/B/|cA Ad/c/|BG AF|G2 z||
B/c/|dB dg|ec cc/d/|ec ea|fd dd/c/|
BG GA/B/|cA Ad/c/|BG AF|G2 z||

Thursday, 18 June 2015

Tune 418 - Maid of the Mill - Brackley




A morris dance tune from Brackley in Northamptonshire.

X:418
T:Maid of the Mill, Brackley
M:6/8
L:1/8
K:G
|:D|GAG ABc|d2 c BAG|d2 c BAG|D2 A G2:|
z|Bcd dcB|ABc cBA|Bcd dcB|G3 F2 D|
GBd dcB|ABc cAD|d2 c BAG|D2 A G2||

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

Tune 417 - Studentenmarch




To quote Brian Peters from whose CD I learned this tune 'a gorgeous seventeenth-century Dutch tune'.

X:417 T:Studentenmarch S:Brian Peters Z:Christel van Noort M:4/4 L:1/8 K:D FG|:A2 AB A2 AB|AGFE D2 d2|c2 d2 e2 f2|edcB AFGA| B2 BA BcdB|A2 AB A2 dc|BAGF EDEF|D2 DD DEFE|1D6 FG:|2D6 cd|| |:e2 ef e2 ef|edcB A2 cd|e2 f2 g2 fg|e6 de| f2 fg f2 cd|edcd B2 de|f2 g2 f2 d2|edcd B2 ef| gfed edcB|B4 A2 Bc|d2 dc d2 cd|e2 ef e2 de| f2 f2 gfed|edcB AFGA|B2 BA Bcdc| A2 AB A2 dc|BAGF EDEF|D2 DD DEFE|D6 cd:||