Tuesday, 6 February 2018

Tune 495 - Saucy Little Bird on Nelly's Hat



A music hall tune by American musical-theatre composer Harry Tierney from the early 19c.

X:495T:Saucy Little Bird on Nelly's Hat, The
C:Harry Tierny
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:G
(3DEF|G2 G2 G>B A>G|F>A d2 d2- d>c|
B>d B>G A>c A>F|G>A (3BAG D2 (3DEF|
G2 G2 G>B A>G|F>A d2 d2- d>c|
B>d B>G A>c A>F|G2 G2 G2:|
B>c|d2 d2 d2 e2|d2 c>B c2 A>B|
c>B A>B c2 d2|c2 B>A B2 (3DEF|
G2 G2 G>B A>G|(3FGA d2 d2- d>c|
B>d B>G A>c A>F|G2 G2 G2:|

Sunday, 21 January 2018

Tune 494 - Y Delyn Newydd (The New Harp)



Y Delyn Newydd - The New Harp, a Welsh polka.

X:494T:Y Delyn Newydd
T:The New Harp
M:2/4
L:1/8
K:G
|:BAGA B2 d2|d2 c2 c4|cBAB c2 e2|e2 d2 d4|
BAGA B2 d2|d2 c2 c4|cB A2 cB A2|B2 G2 G4:|
|:g2 f2 e2 d2|g2 f2 e2 d2|g2 f2 e2 d2|cc B2 A4|
f2 ee d4|f2 ee d4|f2 ee d2 cc|B2 A2 G4:

Wednesday, 10 January 2018

Tune 493 - My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean



The tune for a traditional Scottish folk song.

X:493
T:My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean
M:3/4
L:1/4
K:D
A|f e d| e d B|A F2-|F z A|f e d|d c d|e3-|e z A|
f e d|e d B|A F2-|F z A|B e d|c B c|d3-|d2 z|
A3|d3|B3|e2 d|c c c|c B c|d2 e|f3|
A3|d3|B3|e2 d|c c c|c B c|d3-|d2||

Sunday, 31 December 2017

Tune 492 - We Three Kings





An American carol by John Henry Hopkins, Jr.

X:145
T:We Three Kings of Orient Are
M:3/8
L:1/8
K:G
B2 A|G2 E|FGF|E3|B2 A|G2 E|FGF|E3|
G2 G|A2 A|B2 B|d-c B|ABA|G2 F|E3|F3-|
A3|G2 G|G2 D|G2 E|G3|G2 G|G2 D|G2 E|
G3|G2 G|A2 B|c2 B|A2 B|G2 G|G2 D|G2 E|G3|

Monday, 25 December 2017

Tune 491 - In Dulci Jubilo





In Dulci Jubilo ("In sweet rejoicing") is a traditional Christmas carol. made famous by Mike Oldfield.

X:491
T:In Dulci Jubilo
C:Heinrich Seuse circa 1328
M:6/8
L:1/8
K:G
G|G2G B2c|d2e d2d|G2G B2c|d2e d2d|
d2e d2c|B3 G2G|A2A B2A|G2A B2B||
d2e d2c|B3 G2G|A2A B2A|G2A B2B|
E2E FEF|G3 d3|B2B AGA|G3- G2|

Thursday, 21 December 2017

Tune 490 - Away in a Manger




Carol tune by William James Kirkpatrick an Irish schoolteacher and musician.

X:490T:Away in a Manger
C:William J Kirkpatrick, 1895
M:3/4
L:1/4
K:G
D|GG A/B/|GG B/c/|dd e|c2A/B/|
ccd|BB G/B/|AEG|F2D|
GG A/B/|GG B/c/|dd e|c2A/B/|
ccd|BB G/B/|AE F|G2||

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Tune 489 - Bagpipers






A tune from the William Mittell MS, New Romney, Kent, 1799. Played on a 1 Row 4 Stop using the L and M stops.

X:489
T:Bagpipers
L:1/8
M:2/4
K:D
A|B/2c/2d dc|B3 A|B>A Bc|d/2c/2d/2e/2 dA|
B/2c/2d dc|B3 A|B>A Bc|d2 d:|
e|f/2g/2a af|fe e2|f/2e/2f/2g/2 aa|f/2e/2f/2g/2 ad/2c/2|
B/2c/2d dc|B3 A|B>A Bc|d2 d:|

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Tune 488 - John's Tune




The A music I got from John Stephen and the B musics are nursery rhymes


X:489
T:John's Tune
M:4/4
R:
K:G
"Chorus"
D2|G2 G2 GA Bc|d4 B4|c2 c2 A4|B2 B2 G2 D2|
G2 G2 GA Bc|d4 B4|c2 c2 A2 F2|G4 G2:||
"This Old Man"
d2 B2 d4|d2 B2 d4|e2 d2 c2 B2|A2 B2 c2 Bc|
d2 G2 G2 G2|GA Bc d4|d2 G2 A2 c2|B2 A2 G4:||
"Chorus"
D2|G2 G2 GA Bc|d4 B4|c2 c2 A4|B2 B2 G2 D2|
G2 G2 GA Bc|d4 B4|c2 c2 A2 F2|G4 G2:||
"Skip to My Lou"
B2 BB G2 G2|B2 B2 d4|A2 AA F2 F2|A2 A2 c4|
B2 BB G2 G2|B2 B2 d4|A2 Bc B2 A2|G4 G4:|
"Chorus"
D2|G2 G2 GA Bc|d4 B4|c2 c2 A4|B2 B2 G2 D2|
G2 G2 GA Bc|d4 B4|c2 c2 A2 F2|G4 G2:||
"Merrily We Roll Along"
B3 A G2 A2|B2 B2 B4|A2 A2 A4|B2 d2 d4|
B3 A G2 A2|B2 B2 B4|A2 A2 B2 A2|G8:|
"Chorus"
D2|G2 G2 GA Bc|d4 B4|c2 c2 A4|B2 B2 G2 D2|
G2 G2 GA Bc|d4 B4|c2 c2 A2 F2|G4 G2:||
"The Grand Old Duke of York"
D2|G2 G2 G2 G2|G6 G2|A2 A2 A2 A2|A6 A2|

B2 B2 B2 BB|c2 cc c2 cc|B2 G2 A2 F2|G4 z2 ||
D2|G2 GG G2 GG|G6 G2|A2 AA A2 AA|A6 A2|
B2 BB B2 B2|c2 c2 c2 cc|B2 G2 A2 F2|G4 |]
"Chorus"
D2|G2 G2 GA Bc|d4 B4|c2 c2 A4|B2 B2 G2 D2|
G2 G2 GA Bc|d4 B4|c2 c2 A2 F2|G4 G2:||
"Bobby Shaftoe"
G2 G2 G2 c2|B2 d2 B2 G2|D2 D2 D2 G2|F2 A2 F2 D2|
G2 G2 G2 c2|B2 d2 B2 G2|A2 c2 A2 F2|G4 G4||
B2 d2 B2 G2|B2 d2 B4|A2 c2 A2 F2|A2 c2 A4|
B2 d2 B2 G2|B2 d2 B4|A2 c2 A2 F2|G4 G2||
"Chorus"
D2|G2 G2 GA Bc|d4 B4|c2 c2 A4|B2 B2 G2 D2|
G2 G2 GA Bc|d4 B4|c2 c2 A2 F2|G4 G2:|

Friday, 10 November 2017

Tune 487 - Wednesday Night Polka




A tune a customer played when he picked his box up in my workshop, other than that I know nothing


X:487
T:Wednesday Night Polka
M:4/4
K:G
L:1/8
|:GA Bc d2 d2|e2 e2 d2 d2|c2 B2 A2 G2|B4 A4|
GA Bc d2 d2|e2 e2 d2 d2|c2 A2 F2 A2|1G2 d2 d2 d2:|2 G4 G4||
|:E4 E4|c2 c2 B4|A2 G2 F2 G2|B4 A4|
E4 E4|c2 c2 B4|A2 G2 F2 A2|1G4 G4:|2G2 d2 d2 d2||

Thursday, 26 October 2017

Tune 486 - Bonnie Dundee




Unsurprisingly a Scottish pipe tune.

X:486
T:Bonnie Dundee
M:6/8
L:1/8
K:G
Bc|ded dBd|gfe d2 c|BdG BdB|ABA ABc|
ded dBd|gfe d2 c|BdG AdF|GAG G:|
z2|:GGG GcB|ADD D3|AAA ABc|cBA B2G|
BAB cBc|dcd edc|BdG AdF|GAG G3:||