Saturday, 31 January 2015

Tune 404 - Jan Mijne Man




Jan Mijne Man is a Dutch/Flemish children's song, about a boy who desperately wants to be a knight.

X:8
T:Jan Mijne Man
M:2/4
L:1/16
K:Em
G2 GF E2 EG|FEDE FGAF|
G2 GF E2 EG|FEDF E2 EF:|
GFGA B2 BA|GFGA BAGF|
GFGA B2 BA|GFGA BAGF|
G2 GF E2 EG|FEDE FGAF|
G2 GF E2 EG|FEDF E4||

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

Tune 403 - New Land




A wonderful tune composed by Otis Tomas of Baddeck, Cape Breton Island.

X:390
T:New Land
C:Otis Tomas
M:3/4
L:1/8
K:G
|:G3 F GA|B d3 e2|d2 dB A2|G2 GA BG|
c2 cB AB|c e3 g2|e2 ec A2|A2 AB (3cBA|
B3 G BG|B d3 ga|b2 ba g2|e2 ef ga|
b2 ba g2|a f3 d2|Be e2 d2|1 e2 ed BA:|2 e2 ef ga||
|:b2 ba bc'|b2 a2 g2|c2 cB cd|c2 d2 e2|
a2 ag ab|a2 g2 f2|B2 BA Bc|B2 c2 d2|
g2 gf ga|g2 f2 e2|A2 AG AB|A2 G2 E2|
d B3 G2|A F3 D2|B, E3 D2|1 E2 ef ga:|2 E2 ed BA||

Saturday, 24 January 2015

Tune 402 - Peter's Peerie Boat





A Tom Anderson jig from the Shetland Islands. The consensus is a peerie is a child’s spinning top in Scots.


X:402
T:Peter's Peerie Boat
C:Tom Anderson
M:6/8
L:1/8
K:G
g2g G2G|ABc def|g2g eag|fdd def|
g2g G2G|ABc def|g2g dcA|BGG G2d:|
g2g b2g|f2f a2f|e2e gfe|d3 B2B|
cBc edc|B2d g2z|A2c e2z|F2A d2z|
gfg bag|fef agf|e2e gfe|d3 B2B|
cBc edc|B2d d'2c'|bag dgf|g3 G3||

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

Tune 401 - When the King Enjoys His Own Again



The tune for an English Civil War ballad.

X:401
T:When the King Enjoys His Own Again
M:4/4
K:G
D2 D2 G2 G2|ABcd B2 AB|c2 E2 F2 G2|A3 G G4:|
A2 FG A2 B2|AGFG A2 B2|AGFG A2 B2|E3 E D4|
d2 dc B2 AG|ABcd B2 AB|c2 E2 F2 G2|A3 G G4||