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:|

Friday, 27 April 2018

Tune 500 - Pant Corlan yr Wyn (The Lambs Fold Vale)




A Welsh tune about which I can find no more information.

X:500
T:Pant Corlan yr Wyn (The Lambs Fold Vale)
M:4/4
K:G
D|G2 GA B2 G2|c2 cB A2 c2|B2 G2 GABc|d2 A2 F2 D2|
G2 GA B2 G2|c2 cB A2 c2|B2 G2 FGAF|G4 G3:||
A|B2 d2 d2 cB|A2 c2 B2 A2|B2 G2 GABc|d2 A2 F2 D2|
G2 GA B2 G2|c2 cB A2 c2|B2 G2 FGAF|G4 G3:|

Monday, 9 April 2018

Tune 499 - Brafferton Village





This was written by Kathryn Tickell for relatives that lived in Brafferton, which is a village near Durham
X:499
T:Brafferton Village
M:3/4
L:1/8
K:G
D2|B3 A G2|B2 c2 d2|e3 c e2|d4 c2|
B3 A G2|D2 G2 B2|B3 A G2|A4 D2|
B3 A G2|B2 c2 d2|e2 f2 g2|d4 c2|
B3 c d2|B2 A2 G2|D3 A F2|G4:||
g2|e4 c2|e2 f2 g2|d3 e c2|B4 G2|
E2 G2 c2|D2 G2 B2|d2 g2 B2|A4 g2|
e3 c G2|d2 B2 G2|e2 f2 g2|d4 c2|
B3 c d2|B2 A2 G2|D3 A F2|G4:||

Friday, 23 March 2018

Tune 498 - Waltz for the Valeta




From the playing of the East Anglian melodeon player Percy Brown.

X:498
T:Waltz for the Valeta
S:Percy Brown
M:3/4
L:1/8
K:D
D2 F2 A2|A4 B2|B6|A6|D2 F2 A2|A4 B2|
B6|A6|d2 A2 d2|c6|B2 G2 B2|A6|
D4 F2|E4 D2|A2 B2 A2|G2 F2 E2|D2 F2 A2|
A4 B2|B6|A6|D2 F2 A2|A4 B2|B6|A6|
d2 A2 d2|c6|B2 G2 B2|A6|
G2 F2 B2|F4 E2|D2 F2 A2|d6||
dd d2 d2|cc c2 c2|BB B2 B2|A6|
GG G2 G2|FF F2 F2|E2 e2 d2|c2 B2 A2|
dd d2 d2|cc c2 c2|BB B2 B2|A6|
G2 F2 B2|F4 E2|D2 F2 A2|d6

Saturday, 10 March 2018

Tune 497 - Starry Night in Shetland



This is a lovely traditional Scottish waltz unsurprisingly from the Shetlands.

X:497
T:Starry Nights of Shetland
M:3/4
L:1/4
K:D
A|f2 d|ABA|G3|c2 B|A2 c|e2 A|f3-|f2 A|f2 d|
ABA|G3|c2 B|A>c e/2f/2|gBc|d3-|def|gBg|
gBg|fAf|fAf|fdf|agf|e3-|e2 A|f2 d|
ABA|G3|c2 B|A>c e/2f/2|gBc|d3-|d2||

Sunday, 25 February 2018

Tune 496 - Ton-y-Botel



Ton-y-Botel, also known as Ebenezer, is a Welsh hymn tune composed by Thomas John Williams.

X:123
T:Ton-y-Botel
C:Thomas John Williams, 1890
L:1/8
M:4/4
Q:1/4=105
K:Emin
E2 (3EFG F2 E2|F2 (3FGA G>F E2|
B2 (3ABc B>A G2|A>G F2 E4|
E2 (3EFG F2 E2|F2 (3FGA G>F E2|
B2 (3ABc B>A G2|A>G F2 E4|
B2 (3GAB A2 A2|G2 (3EFG F2 F2|
E2 (3EFG A2 A2|G2 (3AGA B4|
E2 (3EFG F2 E2|F2 (3FGA G>F E2|
B2 (3ABc B>A G2|A>G F2 E4|