Friday, 6 August 2021

Tune 527 - Penny on the Water

 


A tune that was used to accompany the dance The Seven Step Schottische, and was also the melody for the children's song Penny on the Water.


X:1
T:Penny on the Water
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:Dmaj
(3ABc|d2 d2 d2 d2|c>d e>c d4|f2 f2 f2 f2|
e>f g>e f4|g>a b>g e2 e2|f>g a>f d2 d2|
e>f g>e c>A B>c|d>e f>g a2 a2|g>a b>g e2 e2|
f>g a>f d2 d2|e>f g>e c>A B>c|d2 f2 d2||

Monday, 26 April 2021

Tune 526 - Albert Farmer's Polka

 


Another tune from Albert Farmer, butcher from Lingfield, Surrey, best known for his bonfire tune.

X:240
T:Albert Farmer's Polka
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:G
B3 c|d2 e2 d2 Bc|d2 e2 d2 g2|f3 e f2 e2|d4 B2 Bc|
d2 e2 d2 Bc|d2 e2 d2 de|d2 c2 B2 A2|1G4 :|2 G8||
|:B4 d2 e2|B6 A2|G2 B2 d2 e2|c6 B2|
c4 B2 c2|A6 B2|c2 c2 B2 A2|1G8:|2 G4||


Sunday, 21 February 2021

Tune 525 - Nipper

 



A tune by John Kirkpatrick


X: 1
T: Nipper
C:John Kirkpatrick
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: G
B2 d cBA|G2 B D2 B|G2 B D2 B|ABc D3|
B2 d cBA|G2 B D2 B|A2 B ^cBA|d3 d3:|
g3 e3|ded B3|cdc A3|BdB GBd|
g3 e3|ded B3|ABc DEF|G3 G3:|

Saturday, 2 January 2021

Tune 524 - Mudgee Schottische

 




A tune from Mudgee in New South Wales, Australia.

See also Mudgee Waltz


X:524 
T:Mudgee Schottische
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:G
G>A|B2 B2 c>B c>e|d2 G2 G2 G>A|B2 B2 c>B c2 |d>e d>B A2 G>A|
B2 B2 c>B c>e|d2 G2 G2 G>A|B2 B>G A2 BA|G2 G2 G2 :||
z2 |g2 G2 e2 G2 |e>d e>d B2 G>B|d>e d>B A3 B|(3cec B>A G2 z2 |
g2 G2 e2 G2 |e>d e>d B2 G>B|d>e d>B (3cec B>A|G2 G2 G2 :||

Wednesday, 23 December 2020

Tune 523 - God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

 


One of the oldest extant carols, dated to the 16th century or earlier.


X:523
T:God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:Em
E2|E2 B2 B2 A2|G2 F2 E2 D2|E2 F2 G2 A2|B6 E2|
E2 B2 B2 A2|G2 F2 E2 D2|E2 F2 G2 A2|B6 B2|
c2 A2 B2 c2|d2 e2 B2 A2|G2 E2 F2 G2|A4 G2 A2|
B4 c2 B2|B2 A2 G2 F2|E4 GF E2|A4 G2 A2|
B2 c2 d2 e2|B2 A2 G2 F2|E6 |


Saturday, 14 November 2020

Tune 522 - The Rose Waltz

 


A gentle waltz by Dave Ingledew of the Bursledon Village Band


X:522
T:Rose Waltz
C:Dave Ingledew
M:3/4
L:1/4
K:Em
E-E/ F/G|F G A|B E2|-E3|
E-E/ F/G|F G A|B3|-B3|
c-c/ B/A/c/|B G2|A-A/ G/F/A/|G E2|
G-G/ A/ B|A2 G|F3|-F3|

Saturday, 30 May 2020

Set 023 - Jimmy Allen and Salmon Tails Up the Water




X:331
T:Jimmy Allen 
M:4/4 
L:1/8 
K:G 
GA|B2 G2 G2 A2 |B4 G2 AB|c2 A2 A2 B2 |c2 dc B2 A2 | 
G2 g2 g2 e2 |d4 B3 c|d2 d2 cB A2 |G4 G2 :|| 
BA|G2 g2 g2 f2 |e2 d2 c2 B2 |A2 a2 a3 g|f2 d2 e2 f2 | 
g3 f g2 e2 |d4 B3 c|d2 d2 cB A2 |G4 G2 :||

X:627
T:Salmon Tails Up the Water
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:G
G2 E2 D2 E2 |G4 G3 A|B2 d2 A2 BA|G2 E2 D4|
G2 E2 D2 E2 |G4 G3 A|B2 d2 A2 BA|(G4 G4):|
B2 d2 d4|c2 e2 e4|d2 B2 A2 BA|G2 E2 D4|
B2 d2 d4|c2 e2 e3 f|g2 f2 e2 d2 |e2 f2 g4|
B2 d2 d4|c2 e2 e4|d2 B2 A2 BA|G2 E2 D 4|
G2 E2 D2 E2 |G4 G3 A|B2 d2 A2 BA|(G4 G4)|]

Friday, 29 May 2020

Tune 521 - 29th of May (All Things Bright and Beautiful)




The 29th of May from The Dancing Master by John Playford – 1686. Later used for the Anglican hymn All Things Bright and Beautiful.

X:1
T:All Things Bright and Beautiful
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:G
d2 B2 c2 B2|AGFE D2 B2|c2 E2 F2 EF|G8|
d2 B2 c2 B2|AGFE D2 B2|c2 E2 F2 EF|G6||
D2|B,2 D2 D2 CB,|C2 E4 E2|FG A2 FG A2|D6 GA|
B2 A2 G2 AB|c3 B A2 Bc|d2 E2 F2 EF|G8||

Friday, 22 May 2020

Set 022 - Oats, Peas, Beans and When Daylight Shines





X:513
T:Oats Peas Beans
M:6/8
L:1/8
K:G
|:B2 B B2 B|AGA G2 G|F2 G A2 F|G2 A B2 G|
B2 B B2 B|AGA GAB|c2 B A2 G|1FEF G3:|2 FEF G2 ||
K:D
|:G|ABA F2 D|G2 B A3|ABA F2 D|G2 B A3|
d2 d c2 c|B2 B A2 A|G2 G F2 F|1EFE D2 :|2 EFE D3||
K:G
|:d2 d d2 d|cBc B2 B|A2 B c2 A|B2 c d2 B|
d2 d d2 d|cBc Bcd|e2 d c2 B|AGF G3:||

X:808
T:When Daylight Shines
M:6/8
K:G
d|gfe dcB|d2 c A2 B|cBc e2 d|B3 GBd|
gfe dcB|d2 c A2 B|cBc e2 F|G3 -G2 :|
D|G2 A B2 c|d3 B2 d|e2 d c2 d|B3 G2 D|
G2 A B2 c|d3 g2 g|fed cBA|G3 -G2 :|
d|dcB BAG|F2 A e2 c|ded c2 d|B3 GBd|
dcB BAG|F2 A e2 c|d2 B dcA|G3 -G2 :|

Sunday, 17 May 2020

Set 021 - Jan Mijne Man and Cochin Chine



Hopefully you won't spot the subtle edit between the tunes :)

X:328
T:Jan Mijne Man
M:2/4
L:1/16
K:Em
G2 GF E2 EG|FEDE FGAF|
G2 GF E2 EG|FEDF E2 EF:|
GFGA B2 BA|GFGA BAGF|
GFGA B2 BA|GFGA BAGF|
G2 GF E2 EG|FEDE FGAF|
G2 GF E2 EG|FEDF E4||

X:132
T:Cochin Chine
M:2/2 
L:1/8
K:G
d2 d2 BGBd|BGBd dc A2 |d2 d2 BGBd|dcBA G4|
d2 d2 BGBd|BGBd dc A2 |d2 d2 BGBd|dcBA G4||
B2 B2 GE E2 |c2 c2 AF F2 |d2 d2 BGBd|dcBA G4|
B2 B2 GE E2 |c2 c2 AF F2 |d2 d2 BGBd|dcBA G4||