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Poll: Tune Of The Month For January 2014
Pete Dunk replied to Jim Besser's topic in Tune of the Month
X:15 T:Hanter Dro de Languidig C:Trad 1, 30 M:3/4 L:1/8 K:C ee/d/ ce A2ee/d/ cd eg\ ee/d/ ce A2ee/d/ cd e2: :ee/e/ fe Bcde/d/ cA/c/ B2\ ee/e/ fe Bcde/d/ cB A2: X:1 T:The Old Copperplate R:reel M:4/4 L:1/8 K:Ador A2 EA cAAeaged cAFAG2 DG BGBdgedc BAGB A2 EA cAAe aged cAGBABcd efgeaged cA A2 : ageg a2 egaged cA A2 gfef g2 efgfge dBGB ageg a2 egaged cAGBABcd efgeaged cA A2 : X:1 T:Whistling Rufus R:Cakewalk C:Kerry Mills (1899) Z:added by Alf warnock alf0@rogers.com  www.alfwarnock.info/alfs M:C L:1/8 K:G P:A :G2GB d2deg2g2 ed3G2GA BAG2d8\ G2GB d2deg2g2 ed3a2aa age2a8 G2GB d2deg2g2 ed3G2GA BAG2d6g2\ eg2e d2edB2G2 AGEDGB2G AGA2[1 G2z2 g2z2:[2 G2B2 F2G2 P:B :d4d4d2e2d2G2F4F4F2 c2^G2A2\ e4e4e2f2e2c2B4B4B2B2F2G2 d4d4d2e2d2G2c4c4c2d2c2G2\ B4c2B2E4F4[1G8G2B2F2G2:[2 G8G4g2z2 P:A G2GB d2deg2g2 ed3G2GA BAG2d8\ G2GB d2deg2g2 ed3a2aa age2a8 G2GB d2deg2g2 ed3G2GA BAG2d6g2\ eg2e d2edB2G2 AGEDGB2G AGA2 G2z2 g2z2 K:C P:C :c6d2e6g2a3ba3ba2g2e2c2\ d3ed3ed2A2B2c2d3ed2e2d2B2A2G2 c6d2e6g2a3ba3ba2g2e2c2\ d3ed3ed2A2B2c2[1 d8c4G4:[2 d8c2e2B2c2 P:D :g4g4g2a2g2c2B4B4B2f2 ^c2d2\ a4a4a2b2a2f2e4e4e2e2B2c2 g4g4g2a2g2c2f4f4f2g2f2c2\ e4f2e2A4B4[1 c8c2e2B2c2:[2 c8c4c'2z2] X: 1 T:Josefin's Dopvals C:Roger Tallroth M:3/4 R:waltz L:1/4 Q:1/4=140 K:G :DGABdcBAGD2EC>CCEGFE3D3 DGABdcBAGD2EC>CCEFG[1(A3A3):[2A3ABc :dBdg2fe3d3cedcBAB>cBABc dBdg2fe3d3cedcBAB>cBABc BAGF2GG3C>DCB,DGFEF[1(G3G)Bc:[2G3G3] 
Here's a variation set to get your teeth into, keep the tempo steady or the semiquavers will be a nightmare! Happy Christmas to one and all. Pete. X:103 T:Black Joke with Variations (G), The M:6/8 L:1/8 Q:3/8=100 K:Gmaj DGG GFGABA AGABcB dBGEcB AGFGAB EFGDEF G3: :Bcd dedefg edcBcd dedefg dcBcec BdB ABA A2 G/2F/2GBd dBGEcB AGFGAB EFGDEF G3: :G,B,D GBdA,CE AceG,B,D GBdgdB dcAGAB EFGDEF G3: :Bcd d/2c/2B/2A/2Ggec dBGBcd d/2c/2B/2A/2Ggfe dcBcea Bdg ABA A2 (3defgfe dBGEcB AGFGAB EFGDEF G3: :GAG GG,GABA AA,ABcB BB,BABA AGFG/2A/2B/2c/2d EGcDEF G3: :d/2c/2B/2c/2d/2e/2 dBGgec dBGd/2c/2B/2c/2d/2e/2 dBGgfe dcBcea Bdg ABA A2 (3defgfe e/2d/2c/2B/2A/2G/2EcB AGFG/2A/2B/2c/2d EGcDEF G3: :G,2G G/2F/2E/2D/2C/2B,/2A,2 A A/2G/2F/2E/2D/2C/2B,2B B/2A/2G/2F/2E/2D/2 A,2 A AGFG/2A/2B/2c/2d E/2F/2G/2A/2B/2c/2DEF G3: :B/2A/2G/2A/2B/2c/2 d/2c/2B/2c/2d/2B/2g/2f/2e/2f/2g/2e/2 d/2c/2B/2c/2d/2 B/2B/2A/2G/2A/2B/2c/2 d/2c/2B/2c/2d/2B/2g/2f/2e/2f/2g/2e/2 d/2c/2B/2c/2d/2B/2 c/2e/2a/2d/2c/2B/2 B/2d/2g/2d/2c/2B/2ABA A2 (3d/2e/2f/2gfe e/2d/2c/2B/2 A/2G/2EcB AGFGBd EGcDEF G3: :dga z3dab z3dbc' z3dc'd' z3dgf gfedef g3: d/2c/2B/2A/2G z3efg dBGd/2c/2B/2A/2G z3efg dcBcea Bdg ABA A2 (3d/2e/2f/2gfe e/2d/2c/2B/2A/2G/2EcB AGFGBd EGcDEF G3: :dgg gfgaba agabc'b d'bgec'b agfgab efg def g3::dBd z3ece z3dBd z3ece z3gBg z3 fAf z3 gfe e/2d/2c/2B/2A/2G/2EcB AGFG/2A/2B/2c/2d EGcDEF G3: :gGg z3aGa z3bGb z3aGa z3gbg gfedef g3: :dB/2B/2B/2B/2 z3ec/2c/2c/2c/2 z3dB/2B/2B/2B/2 z3ec/2c/2c/2c/2 z3gfe dcB ABA A2 (3d/2e/2f/2gec dBGEcB AGFG/2A/2B/2c/2d EGcDEF G3:

A Little Light Music... Neither Irish Nor English
Pete Dunk replied to wayman's topic in Concertina Videos & Music
I have to add my voice to the clamour for more! Great work so far but you need to delve a little deeper. 
Excellent tune! X:1 T: The Winter Night Schottische R: barndance M: 4/4 L: 1/8 K: Cmaj g2 g3/a/4b/4 \ c'2 e2 g2 c>d  e>dc>A G2 G>E  G>AB>c d>ef>g  a2 g>^f g2 g3/a/4b/4  c'2 e2 g2 c>d  e>dcA G2 G>E  G>AB>c d>ef>d  e2 c2 c2 a2  : A2 A>^G A>Bc>d  e>fe>^d e2 a2  e2 a2 e2 d>e  c>dB>c A>GE>G  [E2A2] [EA]>^G A>Bc>d  e>fe>^d e2 a2  e2 d>e c>dB>c [1 A4 [E2A4] :[2 A4 g2 g3/a/4b/4  c'2 e2 g2 c>d  e>dc>A G2 G>E  G>AB>c d>ef>g  a2 g>^f g2 g3/a/4b/4  c'2 e2 g2 c>d  e>dc>A G2 G>E  G>AB>c d>ef>d  e2 c2 c2 c>e  K: FMaj : "trio"f2 f>a c>fA>c  F>Ac>f a2 a>f  g2 g>b e>gc>e  G>ce>g b2 b>e  f2 f>a c>fA>c  F>Ac>f a2 a>f  e>fg>a b>cd>e [1 f2 f2 f2 f>c :[2 f2 f2 (f>g ^g3/)a/4b/4  K: CMaj c'2 e2 g2 c>d  e>dc>A G2 G>E  G>AB>c d>ef>g  a2 g>^f g2 g3/a/4b/4  c'2 e2 g2 c>d  e>dc>A G2 G>E  G>AB>c d>ef>d  e2 c2 c2 a2  : [E2A2] [EA]>^G A>Bc>d  e>fe>^d e2 a2  e2 a2 e2 d2  c>dB>c A>GE>G  [E2A2] [EA]>^G A>Bc>d  e>fe>^d e2 a2  e2 d>e c>dB>c [1 A4 [E4A4] :[2 A4 g2 g3/a/4b/4  c'2 e2 g2 c>d  e>dc>A G2 G>E  G>AB>c d>ef>g  a2 g>^f g2 g3/a/4b/4  c'2 e2 g2 c>d  e>dc>A G2 G>E  G>AB>c d>ef>d  e2 c2 c2 c>e  K: FMaj : "trio"f2 f>a c>fA>c  F>Ac>f a2 a>f  g2 g>b e>gc<e  G>ce>g b2 b>e  f2 f>a c>fA>c  F>Ac>f a2 a>f  e>fg>a b>cd>e [1 f2 f2 f2 f>c :[2 f2 f2 (f>g ^g3/)a/4b/4  K: CMaj c'2 e2 g2 c>d  e>dc>A G2 G>E  G>AB>c d>ef>g  a2 g>^f g2 g3/a/4b/4  c'2 e2 g2 c>d  e>dcA G2 G>E  G>AB>c d>ef>d  e2 c2 "fine"[G4c4] ]

Here's one for free to get you started. Pete.

This is a fine tune. Nothing at all 'flash' about it, just nicely structured and good fun, enjoy! X:1 T:Round Ear'd Cap. Walsh 4 Volume 2.091, The M:6/8 L:1/8 B:Walsh, The Compleat Country Dancing Master Fourth Edition. 1740 Q:3/8=100 K:C Gcdc cdc c3 c2cefe efee3 e2egag gag g3 g2ff3 e3d3 d2::ggfe efgA3 A2f fed defG3 G2eedc cdeF3 F2fe3d3c3c2:

Tune Of The Month For September, 2013: Hop And Skip
Pete Dunk replied to Jim Besser's topic in Tune of the Month
Ah yes but what a bass! The bass concertina tends to be ponderously slow to speak at the bottom end of its range so either you have a very responsive concertina or you are very good at judging how early to start the note so it sounds at the right time. I rather suspect that the truth lies somewhere in between as some of the busier passages are just a little blurred so to speak but even so that is a remarkable performance of a bass playing melody. 
Fonts Used On Lachenal Labels
Pete Dunk replied to Bill Crossland's topic in Instrument Construction & Repair
The wonderful thing about the New Model was the raised ends! Forget the label make raised ends!!! 
Poll: Tune Of The Month For November, 2013
Pete Dunk replied to Jim Besser's topic in Tune of the Month
The tune that intrigues me more than any other this month is Mr. Moore's Hornpipe, here's another sensitive rendition btw. This is a great tune, said to be English trad and yet it is apparently undocumented as far as I can tell other than that Brian Peters makes a reference to it being from the Thomas Watts of Derbyshire manuscript which I've so far been unable to find online. Tune tracing can be very frustrating at times! 
Poll: Tune Of The Month For November, 2013
Pete Dunk replied to Jim Besser's topic in Tune of the Month
As it happens I didn't 'give' the tune, I took it straight from the Morris Ring website. Speculate all you want but I did point out that the 'Adderbury' tune wasn't to my liking but I fell short of saying that tune wasn't anything like Haste to the Wedding as I knew it. I, after all, don't claim to be the oracle . . . 
Poll: Tune Of The Month For November, 2013
Pete Dunk replied to Jim Besser's topic in Tune of the Month
These are the three morris versions of Haste to the Wedding that I know of. If you want to be different try the Adderbury version but I think the Headington Quarry tune sounds nicest. X:86 T:Haste to the Wedding (Rory O'More), Adderbury Q:120 M:6/8 L:1/8 Q:3/8=105 A:Adderbury P:A(AB)6 K:F P:A dcAF AFFAFF F2dcAA AGFEGG G2d cAF AGFABc d2c/B/Acc cdefFF F2  P:B ffed dcABAG F2EDEF FGABdc c2F fed dcABcd ddcAcc cdefFF F2  X:87 T:Haste to the Wedding, Brackley Q:120 M:6/8 L:1/8 Q:3/8=105 A:Brackley P:A(AB)4A K:G P:A DD>ED D>cBA>GA BGED>B,D B>cBc>AA A2D  D>ED D>cBA>GA BGED>B,D B>dBG>GG G2  P:B ddBd dBd ece ecedBd dcB ABA A2B/c/ d3 B3 A>GA BGED>B,D B>dBG>GG G2  X:88 T:Haste to the Wedding, Headington Q:120 M:6/8 L:1/8 Q:3/8=105 A:Headington P:A(AB)4 K:D P:A A/G/F>GA Adfede fdBA>BA AGFG>Be eag faa adfede fdBA>BA a2gfdd d2  P:B  f>df agfgeg bagf>df agfgfg efg a3 f3 e>de fdBA>BA a2gfdd d2: 
Poll: Tune Of The Month For November, 2013
Pete Dunk replied to Jim Besser's topic in Tune of the Month
X:84 T:Mr Moore's Hornpipe T:Lorenz's Butterfly  Boggart's Breakfast C: N: Q:1/4=144 M:4/4 L:1/8 K:G F2 G2 e2 G2 FE DE FD B2 F2 G2 e2 G2 FE DE F2 z2  F2 G2 e2 G2 FE DE FD B2 F2 GA BG FG AF D2 E2 z2  ed e2 ge c2 e2 de fd B2 f2 e2 ge c2 e2 de f2 z2  f2 e2 ge c2 e2 de fd B2 B2 A2 cA F2 AF D2 E2 z2 ] X:85 T:Golden Slippers % Nottingham Music Database S:Trad, via EF M:4/4 L:1/4 Q:1/4=160 K:D P:A d/2e/2"D"ff f/2e/2d/2e/2"D"ff "A7"fd/2e/2"D"ff f/2e/2d/2e/2 "A7"fe ec/2d/2"A7"ee e/2d/2c/2d/2"A7"ee ec/2d/2"A7"eg fe"D"ed d: P:B c/2B/2:"D"A3d"D7"fe dA"G"B3e"Em"gf "E7"ed"A7"cc c/2B/2c/2d/2 [1"A7"e2 A2\ "D"d3/2c/2 "A7"de"D"f2 "A7"a2: [2"A7"e2 g2"D"f3/2g/2 "A7"fe"D"d2 d 
Poll: Tune Of The Month For November, 2013
Pete Dunk replied to Jim Besser's topic in Tune of the Month
X:783 T:the Graemsay Jig A:Orkney M:6/8 Q:3/8130 O:Scotland R:Jig Z:Richard Robinson <URL:http://www.qualmograph.org.uk/contact.html> F:http://richardrobinson.tunebook.org.uk/tune/2732 K:D [A3D3] BAFA2B d2efaa bafe>fe edB\ [A3D3] BAFA2B d2efaf e2dd3d2B: :ABd B2AABd B2Afaa bafe>fe edB\ ABd B2AABd B2Afaf e2dd3d2: Mr Moore's Hornpipe is proving more difficult to find an abc of. I now have a pdf and I'll transcribe it then post that too. 
Tune Of The Month For October, 2013: Xotis Romanes
Pete Dunk replied to Jim Besser's topic in Tune of the Month
Great contributions here, I've enjoyed every piece all the way from the top of the thread. A deceptive tune this one, not something I would tackle off the cuff because the style is so far removed from my comfort zone but it's great to listen to. 
Tune Of The Month For October, 2013: Xotis Romanes
Pete Dunk replied to Jim Besser's topic in Tune of the Month
It is, however it's also described as 'Volatile'! I will look at updating abcm2ps if needed Chuck but don't forget you are running the Mac version of Easy ABC not the PC one and is doesn't matter which version of abcm2ps you have if the interpreter ignores some commands! 
Tune Of The Month For October, 2013: Xotis Romanes
Pete Dunk replied to Jim Besser's topic in Tune of the Month
I think Jack was trying to rewrite it because only the converter you pointed to can turn that rather odd looking code into a single stave with the countermelody printed an octave lower than written using the command V:Countermelody octave=1 which I've never seen before and doesn't work in any of the four ABC software packages I have installed so it most certainly won't work in Barfly. I know three different methods of printing two parts on a single stave using abc but none will print a voice an octave lower than written with a header command as far as I am aware. The converter is very clever for doing that but the coding isn't very useful if it isn't supported by the most popular software packages and requires an internet connection to work. I get a nicely printed sheet of music but the second voice is printed at the pitch it was coded in not an octave lower. Pete. 
Tune Of The Month For October, 2013: Xotis Romanes
Pete Dunk replied to Jim Besser's topic in Tune of the Month

I may have to wander over, Lewes is less than an hour away for me and I've yet to see Kettle Bridge dance.

Phishing perhaps? Sorry to sound cynical but a genuine poster might have checked in and acknowledged posts made so far? Just spotted the ".edu" appended to the post. We have a live one, first class nerd. What's not to like?

Kohler's Violin Repository ABCs Scans of the three volumes are here.

Here's a great tune from Estonia. A post on melodeon.net drew my attention to it, listen to young Ollie King playing it and then have a go at it yourself. X:1 T:Kristjani Reilender L:1/8 M:4/4 Q:1/4=140 K:Dmaj DE FG A2 A2Ad ce d2 efg2 eg f2 d2cd ed (3cBA (3GFE DE FG A2 A2Ad ce d2 efg2 eg f2 d21 cd ec dB AF:2 cd ec de fg :a2 ff f2 efg2 ee e2 def2 dd d2 cded cB AB (3cBA d2 ef g2 aba2 ff f2 efgf ed cd ec1 df ec de fg:2 (3dBA (3GFE D4

Scan of volume two is here. Maggie Lawder is the second tune. The ABC I posted (from volume 2) was transcribed by John Chambers of "JCs Tunefinder" fame. I have the ABC's (and scans of the originals) for all three volumes if you'd like them? In fact I'll root around and find the page on John Chamber's site so that anyone who wants to can grab the files, there are some wonderful pieces in there, I'll be back! Pete

Tune Of The Month For August, 2013: The Abbess
Pete Dunk replied to Jim Besser's topic in Tune of the Month
WOW! That is all. 
Does this mean you've now figured out how to make sheet music from the ABC code? If not and you would like a PDF copy, message me with your email address and I'll send it to you. Pete.

There were a number of errors in the abc coding that I've corrected, I've also spread the music out a bit as it was ridiculously cramped. Pete. X:4 T:Shandon Bells R:jig M:6/8 L:1/8 Q:3/8=110 K:Gmaj :DB,G, G,B,DGAG GEDECA, A,B,DE2 D EFGDB,G, G,B,DGAG GED EFG AFD1 G3 GFE:2 G3 G2 AB2 G GFGB2 d dBGFDD ADDFEF ABc B2 G GFGBdd dBGEFG AFDG3 G2 AB2 G GFGB2 d dBG F2 D ADDFEF ABcB2 G GFGBdd dBGEFG AFDG3 GFE]