Saturday, 28 September 2013

Tune 370 - American Patrol





A tune written by Frank White Meachum in 1885 and made famous by Glen Miller. Played on my Bb/Eb Erica.

X:1 
T:American Patrol 
M:4/4 
L:1/8 
C:Frank White Meachum 
K:G 
D2|G2 G2 GFGA|B2 B2 BABc|d2 d2 d^cdg|d4 z2 B2| 
c2 cB A2 c2|B2 BA G2 B2|A2 E2 F2 G2|ABcB ADEF | 
G2 G2 GFGA|B2 B2 BABc|d2 d2 d^cdg|d4 z2 G2| 
e2 d2 c2 B2|A2 G2 F2 G2|A2 Bc B2 A2|G2 DEFG AB|| 
c2 c2 c2 c2|cB c3 ^c|d2 d2 dcBc|d6 B2| 
c2 c2 c2 c2|cB c3 ^c|d2 d2 dcBc|d6 d2| 
e2 e2 g3 e|d2 de dc B2|c2 c2 F3 c|B2 Bc BA G2| 
e2 e2 g3 e|d2 de dc B2|c2 c2 F2 A2|G6||

Thursday, 19 September 2013

Tune 369 - Marmalade Polka



A tune I learned after hearing it during Whitby Folk Week.

X:369
T:Marmalade Polka
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:G
D2|G2 G2 GABc|dd d2 d2 ed|cc c2 c2 dc|BB B2 B3 A|
G2 G2 GABc|dd d2 d2 ed|c2 AA A2 F2|A2 G2 G2:|
d2|e2 d2 B2 G2|G2 F2 F4|e2 d2 c2 A2|A2 G2 G2 Bd|
g2 g2 g2 ag|f2 e2 e3 e|d2 Bd cAFG|A2 G2 G2:|

Sunday, 15 September 2013

Tune 368 - Paddy Carrey's




A tune that can be found in both England and Ireland and notated in many manuscripts.

X:405
T:Paddy Carrey's M:6/8
L:1/8
K:G
D2G GFG|B2G GFG|E2A A2B|cAG FED|
D2G GFG|B2G G2z|FED DEF|GAB A2G:|
G2B c2e|d2e dBG|G2B c2e|dBG A2z|
G2B c2e|d2e dBG|G3BAG|[1FDF G2z:|[2FDF G2B||
c2A AGA|B2G GFG|F2G A2B|c2A F2D|
c2A AGA|B2G GFG|FED DEF|GAB A2G:|

Sunday, 8 September 2013

Tune 367 - Eynsham Poacher



A morris dance/song tune from Eynsham.

X:1836 
T:Eynsham Poacher 
M:6/8 
K:G 
D | BzB Bcd | GzG G2A | BzB Bcd | AzA A2B | 
czd edc | B2c d2B | A2B A2G | F2E D3 || 
BGG G3 | cAA A3 | Bcd edc | BcA G3 | 
BGG G3 | cAA A3 | Bcd edc | BcA G2 || 
w:Three Eynsham lads went out one day 
w:To Lord Abingdon's Manor they made their way 
w:They took their dogs to seek some game 
w:And soon to Wytham Woods they came 
w:Laddie-i-o 
w:Laddie-i-o 
w:Three jolly young fellows as ever did go 
w:Laddie-i-o 
w:Laddie-i-o 
w:Three jolly young fellows as ever did go

Thursday, 5 September 2013

Tune 366 - Waiting for the Federals



An American Old Time tune.

X:567
T:Waiting for the Federals
M:4/4
K:G
B4 B2 AB|d2 B2 A2 G2|B4 d2 B2|ABAG E2 D2|
B4 B2 AB|d2 B2 A2 G2|ABAG E2 F2|G4 G2 D2|
B4 B2 AB|d2 B2 A2 G2|B4 d2 B2|ABAG E2 D2|
B4 B2 AB|d2 B2 A2 G2|ABAG E2 F2|G4 G2 Bd||
g4 gage|d2 B2 A2 G2|g4 gfga|b2 e2 e2 f2|
gaba g2 ge|dged BA G2|ABAG E2 F2|G4 G2 Bd|
g4 gage|d2 B2 A2 G2|g4 gfga|b2 e2 e2 f2|
gaba g2 ge|dged BA G2|ABAG E2 F2| G4 G4||