Monday, 26 December 2016

Tune 466 - O Little Town of Bethlehem



Merry Christmas 2016 to all the blog followers
Popular Christmas carol tune written by church organist Lewis Redner, of Philadelphia (1831-1908).

X:466
T:O Little Town of Bethlehem
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:G
D2|G2 G2 G2 A2|BABc d2 B2|c2 BG A2 A2|G6:|
GB|d3 e dc BA|GA Bc d2 D2|G2 B2 A2 G2|D4 z2 D2|
G2 G2 G2 A2|BABc d2 B2|c2 BG A2 A2|G6||

Saturday, 24 December 2016

Tune 464 - Lichfield Tattoo







Written down by a player in the Belper New Militia Regimental Band around 1820.

X:81
T:Lichfield Tattoo
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:G
BB|B2 AA A2 cc|c2 BB B2 GG|G2 F2 G2 A2|BA Bc B2 BB|
B2 AA A2 cc|c2 BB B2 c2|de dc B2 A2|G4:|
B2 c2|d3 e de de|c3d cd cd|B3c Bc Bc|A6 AB|
c2 Ac B2 GB|A6 AB|c2 Ac B2 GB|A6 Bc|
d3 e de de|c3d cd cd|B3c Bc Bc|A6 AB|
c2 Ac B2 GB|A6 AB|c2 Ac B2 GB|A6|]

Friday, 16 December 2016

Tune 463 - South Wind




South Wind was written in the 1700s by "Freckled Donal Macnamara" in homesickness for his homeland in County Mayo.


X:67
T:The South Wind
L:1/4
M:3/4
K:G
c|B>A G|B>c d|A2 A|A2 c|B>A G|E>D E|G2 G|G2:|
d|g2 g|g>f e|d2 d|d2 c|B>A G|B>c d|A2 A|A2 d|
g2 g|g>f e|d2 d|d2 c|B>A G|A<c F|G3-|G2:|