Saturday, 19 September 2015

Tune 428 - Michael Turner's Jig




The Jig from the Sussex fiddler Michael Turner's collection.

X:428
T:Michael Turner's Jig
M:6/8
L:1/8
K:G
G2 G GFG|A2 B c2 d|e2 e dBG|GFG AFD|
G2 G GFG|A2 B c2 d|e2 e dBG|AGF G3:|
A2 A A2 B|c2 d B2 d|g2 d g2 d|BAG d3|
A2 A A2 B|c2 d B2 d|g2 d g2 d|ded cBA:|


Monday, 7 September 2015

Tune 427 - Little Johnny England




The tune for a traditional children's rhyme which has made its way into the morris dancing world as the tune for the eponymous dance from Moulton.

X:427
T:Little Johnny England
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:G
G2 G>A B>c d2|A2 A>c B>A G2|
g2 g>g f>e d2|e2 e2 d2 e>f|
g2 g>g f>e d2|e2 e>e d4|
G2 G>A B>c d2|A2 A2 G4||

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||