Saturday, 29 December 2018

Tune 510 - Cranbrook (While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks By Night)




Cranbrook is a hymn tune composed in the 1790s Thomas Clark, a cobbler from Canterbury. Also used for On Ilkla Moor Baht'at

X:510
T:While Shepherds Washed Their Flocks
T:Cranbrook    
L:1/8
M:4/4
K:G
g2 d>e dc BA|G4 -G3 d|gfed edcB|B4 A4|
d2 d>e fd ef|g8|a2 a>gfa ef|d4 -d3 d|
g>g gd g3 a|b>b ba b3 b|a2 g2 g2 f2|g8||

Saturday, 1 December 2018

Tune 509 - Angeline the Baker





An old time fiddle tune collected by John Lomax.

X:509
T:Angeline the Baker
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:D
dB|A2 B2 d3 A|B2 d4 dB|A2 B2 dB A2|
B6 dB|A2 B2 d3 e|f2 e2 d3 e|f2 e2 d2 B2|A3 B A2:|
fg|a2 f2 e2 de|f2 e2 d2 fg|a2 f2 e2 d2|B3 B B2 fg|
a2 f2 e2 de|f2 e2 d2 de|f2 e2 d2 B2|A3 B A2:

Thursday, 15 November 2018

Tune 508 - When This Bloody War is Over



Originally a tune for the hymn What a Friend we Have in Jesus, used in the 1969 film, Oh! What a Lovely War with the title "When This Bloody War Is Over".

X:508
T:When This Bloody War is Over
T:What a Friend We Have In Jesus
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:G
d3 d edBG|G4 E4|D3 G BGdB|A4- A4|
d3 d edBG|G4 E4|D3 G BAGF|G4- G4|
A3 B cBcA|B4 d4|e3 e dBcB|A4- A4|
d3 d edBG|G4 E4|D3 G BAGF|G4- G4|

Wednesday, 31 October 2018

Tune 507 - Personent Hodie




A Christmas carol originally published in the 1582 Finnish song book Piae Cantiones. Now used for more modern hymns and at least one morris dance.

X:507
T:Personent Hodie
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:Edor
E2 E2 B4|A2 A2 B4|B2 B2 e4|c2 d2 B4|
A2 B2 d4|A2 B2 G4|F2 E2 F2 D2|E4 E4|F2 G2 A2 D2|E4 E4||
F2 G2 A4|A4 A4|G2 A2 B4|B4 B4|
F2 G2 A4|G2 F2 E4|F2 E2 E2 D2|E4 E4-|E8||

Monday, 3 September 2018

Tune 506 - Hesleyside Reel





A Northumbrian tune

X:506
T:The Hesleyside Reel
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:G
GA|B2 dB AGAB|GABc d2 ef|gfge dBGB|e2 A2 A2 GA|
B2 dB AGAB|GABc d2 ef|gfge dBGA|B2 G2 G2:|
Bd|edef gfge|dBGB d2 Bd|edef gfge|dBGB A2 GA|
B2 dB AGAB|GABc d2 ef|gfge dBGA|B2 G2 G2:|

Tuesday, 3 July 2018

Tune 505 - Froggy's First Jump





A tune by Dave Whetstone which has been used as a morris tune, as far as I can tell mostly in America.

X:505
T:Froggys First Jump
C:Dave Whetstone
M:4/4
K:G
dedc BGBd|c2 B2 A3 c|BcBA G2 B2|A2 FG A4|
dedc BGBd|c2 B2 A3 c|BcBG E2 F2|G4 G4:||
AFGA B2 A2|G3 A G3 A|BGAB c2 e2|d6 Bc|
d2 d2 c2 c2|B2 B2 A3 c|BcBG E2 F2|G4 G4:||

Monday, 4 June 2018

Tune 504 - One for Dan





A tune I got from the Cock and Bull Band, written by Dave Whetstone


X:504
T:One for Dan
C:Dave Whetstone
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:G
GBge dBed|GBge dBed|ccAc BBGB|ABcd A2 AA|
GBge dBed|GBge dBed|cdef gdBG|ABcA GG G2:|
d2 fe d2 dd|e2 f2 g2 gg|fe d2 ed c2|dcBc A2 AA|
c2 cc B2 GB|ABcd A2 AA|B2 Bc dcBA|Gggg g4:|

Monday, 21 May 2018

Tune 503 - Literary Dustman





Also known as the Yorkshire Morris Dance.

X:503
T:Literary Dustman
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:G
G>A B>c B2 B>A|G>A B>G A2 D2|
G>A B>c B2 B>c|d>e d>c B2 A2:||
G>F E>F G>A B2|G>F E>G F2 B,2|
G>F E>F G>A B>c|d>e d>c B2 A2:|

Monday, 14 May 2018

Tune 502 - St Georges Day



St George's day is in Northern Frisk - a compilation of tunes from NW England.

X:27
T:St. George's Day 
M:6/8
L:1/8
P:AB 
K:G
D|G2 D A2 D|B2 G GAB|c2 B A2 G|FGA DEF|
G2 D A2 D|B2 G GAB|cBA DEF|G3 G2:|
B2 d dBd|e2 c c2 B|c2 c cAc|d2 B B2 D|
G2 D A2 D|B2 G GAB|cBA DEF|G3 G3:

Friday, 4 May 2018

Tune 501 - Portobello Hornpipe



The tune appears in the music manuscript collections of fiddlers William Irwin (1838, Langdale, Cumbria) and Joseph Barnes (1762, Carlisle, Cumbria).

X:501
T:Portobello Hornpipe
M:4/4
K:G
(3DEF|G2 G>A G2 d>e|d>c B>A G>A B>G|A2 A2 A2 G>A|B>A B>G E2 (3DEF|
G2 G>A G2 d>e|d>c B>A G>A B>c|d>B G>B c>A F>G|A2 G2 G2:|
B>c|d2 d>e d2 e>f|g>f e>d e4|e>d c>B c>B A>G|F>G A>F D2 B2|
c2 e>c B2 d>B|A>B c>A G>A B>c|d>B G>B c>A F>G|A2 G2 G2:|