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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:

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: barndanceM: 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] ] 

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: 
Strictly speaking, I suppose a concertina is a "wind instrument", and that one is definitely a "bass".
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.

The new ends won't be "masquerading" either, as they will be flat rather than raised! The intention is to inform, not deceive.
The wonderful thing about the New Model was the raised ends! Forget the label make raised ends!!!

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!

The Adderbury tune you've given is not Haste to the Wedding; it is Rory O'More. Very different tunes and, incidentally, with very different lyrics as songs.
I'll speculate that Adderbury may have danced the same dance to both tunes, calling the dance after the Haste to the Wedding tune even when using the Rory O'More tune. But that tune isn't just another version of Haste to the Wedding, and I don't think renditions of Rory O'More should count as Haste to the Wedding entries. (Of course, I HttW doesn't win the poll, I shouldn't worry. )
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 . . .

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:86T:Haste to the Wedding (Rory O'More), AdderburyQ:120M:6/8L:1/8Q:3/8=105A:AdderburyP:A(AB)6K:FP:AdcAF AFFAFF F2dcAA AGFEGG G2dcAF AGFABc d2c/B/Acc cdefFF F2 P:Bffed dcABAG F2EDEF FGABdc c2Ffed dcABcd ddcAcc cdefFF F2 X:87T:Haste to the Wedding, BrackleyQ:120M:6/8L:1/8Q:3/8=105A:BrackleyP:A(AB)4AK:GP:ADD>ED D>cBA>GA BGED>B,D B>cBc>AA A2D D>ED D>cBA>GA BGED>B,D B>dBG>GG G2 P:BddBd dBd ece ecedBd dcB ABA A2B/c/d3 B3 A>GA BGED>B,D B>dBG>GG G2 X:88T:Haste to the Wedding, HeadingtonQ:120M:6/8L:1/8Q:3/8=105A:HeadingtonP:A(AB)4K:DP:AA/G/F>GA Adfede fdBA>BA AGFG>Be eagfaa adfede fdBA>BA a2gfdd d2 P:B f>df agfgeg bagf>df agfgfg efga3 f3 e>de fdBA>BA a2gfdd d2: 
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

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>
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.

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.

Yeah, the tuneotron doesn't do it either.
But I was confident that somebody would support it, because it's in the standard:
http://abcnotation.com/wiki/abc:standard:v2.1#clefs_and_transposition
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!

He might be trying to do it because I did it. I don't necessarily strictly prefer it there, but I do think it sounds nice, and I thought the option was worth a look, and I figured it was a trick to accomplish and a breeze to undo.
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.

but I can't see how to get abcm2ps to mark the second voice as an octave down):
V:2 clef=treble8

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?


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:1T:Kristjani ReilenderL:1/8M:4/4Q:1/4=140K:DmajDE FG A2 A2Ad ce d2 efg2 eg f2 d2cd ed (3cBA (3GFEDE 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 (3cBAd2 ef g2 aba2 ff f2 efgf ed cd ec1 df ec de fg:2 (3dBA (3GFE D4 
I wonder if you might be able to post or email a scan of the original? There's a couple of places that don't seem quite right to me  I could adjust them as I see fit, but then I might be accused of cheating!
Thanks  Danny
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


Cool.
I try that one too.
That tune goes pretty low, it sounds lovely.
Thank you very much.
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:4T:Shandon BellsR:jigM:6/8L:1/8Q:3/8=110K:Gmaj:DB,G, G,B,DGAG GEDECA, A,B,DE2 D EFGDB,G, G,B,DGAG GEDEFG AFD1 G3 GFE:2 G3 G2 AB2 G GFGB2 d dBGFDD ADDFEF ABcB2 G GFGBdd dBGEFG AFDG3 G2 AB2 G GFGB2 d dBGF2 D ADDFEF ABcB2 G GFGBdd dBGEFG AFDG3 GFE]
Poll: Tune Of The Month For January 2014
in Tune of the Month
Posted · Edited by tallship
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]