Wednesday, 30 April 2014

Tune 381 - Branle du Rat





A traditional dance tune from South West France.

X:381
T:Branle de Rat
K:G
M:4/4
L:1/8
B2 B2 B2 AB|c2 B2 A4|A2 A2 A2 GA|G2 A2 B2 G2|
B2 B2 B2 AB|c2 B2 A4|d2 d2 d2 cc|B2 A2 G4||
[M:6/8]B2 G B2 G|DEF E2 D|B2 G B2 G|DEF G3:|

Tune 380 - Cunnamulla Stockman's Jig




Got this from a rendition by my chum Pikey.It is a Australian tune. It's played on a £14 child's melodeon from Hawkin's Bazaar.

X:380
T:Cunamulla Stockmans Jig
M:6/8
L:1/8
K:D
dcB A2 F|GFE FGA|dcB A2 F|GFE D3:||
E2 E E2 F|GAG F2 D|E2 E E2 F|GFE D3:||

Tuesday, 29 April 2014

Tune 379 - Heel and Toe Polka




I heard this played at the excellent Saturday Folk Club in Lewes recently and liked it.

X:1
T:Heel and Toe Polka
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:G
B2 B2 AG G2|FGAB d^c =c2|c2 c2 BA A2|GFEF ED D2|
B2 B2 AG G2|FGAB d^c =c2|c2 c2 BA A2|GFEF G2 G2||
[K:Em]BEBE BE E2|GE E/F/G/E/ FB, B,2|BEBE BE E2|GGFG/F/ E2 E2|
BEBE BE E2|GE E/F/G/E/ FB, B,2|BEBE BE E2|GGFG/F/ E2 E2||
[K:G]D2 GA B2 B>c|dBGA B2 B>d|cc A>c BB G>B|AEFG AFED|
D2 GA B2 B>c|dBGA B2 B>d|cc A>c BB G>B|AEFD G2 G2||

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Tune 378 - Auvergne Mazurka



A mazurka from the Auvergne. It is played with (hopefully) a mazurka rhythm in the A part and a waltz rhythm in the B part as it is danced in the Auvergne.

I have played this previously under a different name and in a different style - Lumpy Custard.


X:325
T:Auvergne Mazurka
M:3/4
L:1/8
K:D
A2 dc d2|A2 fe f2|gf ed cd|ed cB A2|
A2 dc d2|A2 fe f2|gf ed ce|1 e2 d2 z2:|2 e2 d2 fg||
a2 ab ag|f2 d2 ef|g2 ga gf|e4 fg|a2 ab ag|f2 d2 ef|
gf ed ce|1 e2 d2 fg:|2 e2 d2 z2||