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Please join me to play these tunes at our hour long zoom sessions: Tuesday morning, Tuesday evening and Wednesday evening plus our 15 minute "morning assembly" at 9.10am on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

 

Tunes learned in groups to March 2020 - scroll down the contents strip or follow the links below

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Tunes learned in groups since March 2020 
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slow  recording dots  fiddle tab mandolin and 4 string banjo tab whistle fingering set of tunes with the band * set of tunes with solo fiddle dots and chords for tune sets 

Many thanks to the musicians who have contributed their abundant talent and precious time:

*Mark Wallis - Melodeon and Guitar.  Katie Kennedy - Flute.  Norma Mills - Keyboard

The "dots" are only provided so readers can join in with the band without having learned the melody.   Dots on a page are only a vague visual representation of the music.   Please don't ever worry if you have not had the inclination to "read music" because music is not something you read.  It is something you hear, feel, interpret and reproduce yourself on your instrument in your own unique way.  If you would like to learn in the classes and play in the sessions - click in contents strip for the various days and times.  I will send you the zoom link when you contact me.  Join the band on Tuesday and Thursday mornings on zoom at 9.10 am for our morning assembly Jan-April 2021.  Click here for morning assembly timetable of tunes.

  is a recording of tune sets i.e. 2 or 3 tunes put together and played in one "set" - one after another! - if you would like a list of the names of these tunes in sets, please email jillyelliot@gmail.com

 

A B C D E/F G H/I J K
L M N O P/Q R S T U/W/Z
Aaron's Key

             

A Fig for a Kiss

     

A Hundred Pipers            
a minor slide              
A Starry Night for a Ramble    
Air Tune              
Alexandrine March        
Alisdair J Sim              
Ali's Request no. 1 (See Maids of Castlebar)
Ali's Request no. 2 (See London Lasses)
Ali's Request no. 3 (See Boy in the Gap)
All in a Garden Green    

All in a Garden Green harmony    

All the Way To Galway

   

Alexander's Hornpipe

       
Allie's Reel            
An Comhra Don        

Another Jig Will Do

     
Apples in Winter          
Arran Boat (The)      
Arrane Ny Niee    
As I Looked East and West          
Ashokan Farewell            

Astley's Ride

 

 
Atholl Highlanders        
Auld Brig O'Kelso    
Aunty Mary's Canadian Barndance          
A B C D E/F G H/I J K
L M N O P/Q R S T U/W/Z
Bacca Pipes    

 

 

Ballydesmond Polka 1

     

Ballydesmond Polka 2 

       

Ballydesmond Polka 3 

       
Banish Misfortune        
Bank of Turf            

Banshee (The)

             
Bantry Bay             a bit quicker

Barn Dance in G

           
Barn Dance in D        

Barney Bralligan's

     
Basquet of Oysters      
Bear Dance        

Bedbreaker in key of A          
Bedbreaker in key of G         
Bennachie Sunrise A          
Bennachie Sunrise D as in A one string down          
Bells of Tipperary              
Biddy the Bowl Wife      

Bill O'Sullivan's

           
Black Nag        
Black Nag - simplified           
Blackberry Quadrille    

Blackthorn Stick

     
Blarney Pilgrim          
Blooming Meadow          
Bluemont Waltz            
Bonny Breast Knot - Devon    

 

 

 

Bonny Kate

 

Boogie Reel      
Boscastle Breakdown G          
Bottom of the Punchbowl    
Boy in the Gap            
Boys of 45              

Boys of Ballisodare

           

Boys of Bluehill

     

Boys of Malin

     

Boys of the Town

           
Brighton Camp (Girl I Left Behind Me)    
Brigit's Waltz       in D    

Bring Back the Child

  very slow    
Bristol            
Britches full of Stitches        
Broken Pledge            
Brosna Slide        
Bucks of Oranmore        

Buffalo Girls D with Nelly Bly both in D and G  

 

Buffalo Girls G new set 2017    

 

Buttered Peas G concert June 2019              
Buttered Peas G   new set 2017

 

Buttered Peas D with Davy Davy Nick Nack 

 

   
Buttered Peas Too G    

 

Butterfly (The)          
A B C D E/F G H/I J K
L M N O P/Q R S T U/W/Z
Cabin Hunter          
Caddam Wood

 

Caliope House      
Captain Bing      
Captain Lanoe's Quick March      
Captain White's        
Captain's Table          
Cashman's        
Cat in the Corner          
Cat that Ate the Candle      
Centenary March          

Chapel Bell

     
Charles Lynch's Waltz          
Charlie Mulvihill's          
Chief O'Neill's Favourite            
Christmas Eve              
Clapton Carol   har    

Cleveland Park

abc    
Click go the Shears    
Click go the Shears in 16 bar set              

Cliffs of Moher

     
Cock of the North D    
Coleraine Jig              
Concertina Reel              
Congress Reel      
Controversial Reel      
Cook in the Kitchen            
Coolea Jig in A              
Coolea Jig              
Corn Rigs with White Cockade    
Corn Rigs new set 2017    
Cotillion des Dames          
Crib of Perches            
Crooked Road to Dublin              
Crown Point Cottage      
Cuckolds all a Row Key of G        
Cuckolds all a Row key of C        
Cuckoos Nest      
Cuil Aodha              
Cup of Tea      
Curley-Headed Ploughboy              
A B C D E/F G H/I J K
L M N O P/Q R S T U/W/Z
Dalaigh's Polka      
Danse de Chez Nous        
Dan MacDonald's Polka      

Dashing White Sergeant

   
Davy Davy Nick Nack

 

Dawning of the Day        
Day the Ass Ran Away          
Denis Doodey's no. 2            
Denis Doodey's no. 3            
Denis Murphy's Reel            
Denis Murphy's Slide    
Devil Among the Tailors          
Dick Gossip    
Dick Sherlock          
Ding Dong Bell Lesson 4m48s      link to arr.       link to arr.  

Dingle Regatta

   
Doon (The)          
Dorset Four Hand Reel            
Dorsetshire Hornpipe      
Drops of Brandy      
Drowsy Maggie    
Drunken Landlady            
Dublin Jig            
A B C D E/F G H/I J K
L M N O P/Q R S T U/W/Z
Earl's Chair      
Early in the Year    

Eavesdropper

     
Eightsome Reel Set              
Enrico and harmony    
Exile of Erin        
Fairy Dance            
Fandango              
Fanny Power    
Far From Home      
Farewell to Erin            
Farewell to Milltown          
Farrell O'Gara              
Father Kelly's              
Father O'Flynn            
Fermoy Lasses              
Fiery Clockface    

 

 
Finnish Polka      
Fisherman's Island          
Flat Water Fran            
Flogging Reel      
Flowers of Edinburgh    
Follow me up to Carlow    

 

Foula Reel            
Foxhunter's Jig        
Foxhunter's Reel            
Fred Finn's            
French Tune (Theme Valantaise)          
French Tune 2 (Mazurka Limousin)            
Frere Jacques        
Frost is all Over              

Full Rigged Ship (Shetland)

       
A B C D E/F G H/I J K
L M N O P/Q R S T U/W/Z
Galopede     

Galop Hey

 

 

Galop Hey (simplified)         
Galtee Rangers          
Galway Hornpipe              
Gander in the Pratie Hole      
Garret Barry's            
Gathering Peascods        
Geese in the Bog            
Gentle Maiden      
Gentle Maiden Harmony      
Geud Man of Ballingigh      
Girl I Left Behind Me (Brighton Camp)    
Give us a Drink of Water      
Glass of Beer      
Gloucestershire Hornpipe    
Gneevgullia              
Gobbie O (The)      
Goddesses (A minor)              
Goddesses (em)            
Going to the Well for Water    
Golden Slippers        
Goodbye Girls      
Gordano Sunrise          
Grand Hornpipe              
Gransveras            
Gravel Walks      
Grecenike            
Green Castle        
Green Cottage      
Green Grow the Rushes           Wed group

 

Green Mountain Petronella          
Grimstock        
Gullane Polka (Pete Cooper workshop - not group lessons version)      
A B C D E/F G H/I J K
L M N O P/Q R S T U/W/Z
Hag at the Churn              
Hag with the Money            
Harper's Frolics

 

Harry Cox's Schottische    

 

 

Harvest Home        
Haste to the Wedding      
Haunted House              
Health to the Ladies              
Hector the Hero              
Helston Floral Dance            
Henry Cave's Hornpipe              
Henry's Jig      
Hesleyside Reel          
High Caul Cap slower
High Reel            
Hogmanay Jig    
Horse's Bransle              
Hot Punch    

 

 
House in the Glen      
Humours of Bandon          
Humours of Glendart  
Humours of Ennistymon      
Humours of Kill Clougher      
Hunter's Purse            
Idlewild D          
If there weren't any women....      
I'll Buy New Boots for Maggie              
Impish Hornpipe              
In the Toy Shop

 

 

Inishere      
Irish Girl              
Irish Stew      
Irish Washerwoman          
A B C D E/F G H/I J K
L M N O P/Q R S T U/W/Z
Jack's Maggot    

 

Jackie Coleman's              
Jackson's Morning Brush- 32 bars              
Jenny Lind D new set 2017

 

 

Jerry's Beaver Hat              
Jessica's Polka      
Jig of Slurs        
Jill's Maggot          

Jimmy Allen G slower 

  first tune
(2nd tune Astley's Ride)
Jimmy Lyons        
Jimmy Ward's      
Joe Banes Schottische        
Joe Cooley's      
John Brennan's            
John Egan's Barn Dance            
John Stenson's      
Johnnie Cope e minor            
Johnnie Cope a minor          
Johnny will you marry me              
Judique Jig          

Julia Clifford's Hornpipe

         

Julia Delaney

           
A B C D E/F G H/I J K
L M N O P/Q R S T U/W/Z
Kate Dalrymple            
Kathleeen Hehir's              
Keefe's Slide          
Keel Row          
Keeper (The) - song              
Kelso Accordion and Fiddle Club    

accordion chords

guitar chords

Kerfunken      

Kerry Polka

       
Kesh (The)

       

Killavil Reel

           
Killavil Jig/Fancy              
Kimaley              
King of the Fairies      
Kinnegad Slashers        
Kit White's Square Eight    

 

 
Kitty Magee      
Kitty's Wedding              
Knocknagow Jig      
Knotted Cord      
A B C D E/F G H/I J K
L M N O P/Q R S T U/W/Z
La Russe

 

 

Lad O'Beirne's Jig      
Lad O'Beirne's Reel          
Lads of Laois          
Lady Gordon's      

Lady in the Boat

       
Lady Mary Douglas        
Laird of Drumblaire              
Lakes of Sligo          
Lancer's            
Landlord Fill the Flowing Bowl (song)              
Langstrom's Pony              
Lannigan's Ball      
Laride              
Lark in the Morning            
Last Train to Loughrae              
Lavena      
Le Tourment   
Leaving Lismore tune      
Leaving Lismore harmony line 1        
Leaving Lismore harmony line 2        
Legacy (The)    
Lehane's        
Levi Jackson Rag G            
Levi Jackson Rag first 8 bars of 2nd half slower              
Liberty          
Liberty Bodice

 

 

Lilting Banshee

     
Lithuanian Dance Tunes:                
     Malunelis            
     Grecenike            
     Pjoviau Sienna            
     Gransveras            
Little Burnt Potato    

 
Little Diamond (Trevor's version)      
Little Diamond (as taught 26/8/15)          
London Lasses            
Londonderry Air          
Long Acre            
Longford Collector            
Louisburg Square  

 

 

Lovely Nancy          
Lucy Farr's Barndance              
A B C D E/F G H/I J K
L M N O P/Q R S T U/W/Z
Mad Robin            
Madam Bonaparte

Hibernia Group 2008  having just learned the tune

       

Maggie in the Woods

       
Manx Lullaby - Arrance Ny Niee      
Maid at the Spinning Wheel            
Maid Behind the Bar          
Maids of Castlebar            
Maids of Mount Cisco        
Maids on the Green      
Maids of Ardragh            
Mairi's Wedding  
Maison de Glace    
Major Mackie's Jig      
Malunelis            
Man in the Moon    
March of St. Timothy          
Margaret's Waltz          
Mary's Spinning Wheel        
Mason's Apron    
Master McDermott      
Matt Hayes' No 2              
Maude Miller      
Mayor Harrison's Fedora              
Mazurka Blanchard              
Mazurka de Barbary              
Mazurka Limousin      
McGovern's        
McHugh's      
Mealagh Valley Polka No 1 in D        
Mealagh Valley Polka no 2 in G          
Merry Blacksmith D      
Merrily Kissed the Quaker G            
Michael Turner's Waltz    
Michael Turner's Waltz -  (harmony)        
Micho Russell          
Mickey Duggan          
Midnight on the Water              
Mingulay Boat Song               
Minstrel's Fancy      
Miss Johnson            
Miss Margaret Hill's Waltz G          

Miss Margaret Hill's Waltz G and A            

Miss McLeod (Irish)              
Miss McLeod (Scottish)            

Miss Monaghan              
Mist Covered Mountain              
Monks March  

 

Month of May

 

Mooncoin Jig              
Morgan Rattler
Morning Dew              
Morning Star              
Morning Sunrise          
Morpeth Rant (with Roxburgh Castle)          
Morpeth Rant (new set 2019)          
Morrison's Jig      
Mountain Road      
Mr. Beveridge's Maggot            
Mulhaire's            
Mullingar Races            
Mulqueen's              
Musical Priest            
My Beautiful Goldfinch              
My Lord Byron's Maggot            
My Love is but a Lassie - Irish polka          
My Love is but a Lassie Yet - reel          
A B C D E/F G H/I J K
L M N O P/Q R S T U/W/Z
Nancy Taylor's        
Navvy on the Line    
Navvy on the line in 16 bar set              
Ned O'Connor      
Nell O'Sullivan's Slide    
Nelly Bly in D

 
Nelly Bly in G and in D with Buffalo Girls in D and G          
New Mown Meadow              
New Rigged Ship (Jig)    

New Rigged Ship (Shetland Tune)

       
New Copperplate              
Newcastle      
Newmarket Polka            
News of the Victory        

Night Poor Larry was Stretched              
Nipper

 

 

Noel Hill's              
Nonesuch D minor and D major      

Nonesuch E minor and D major            
A B C D E/F G H/I J K
L M N O P/Q R S T U/W/Z
O'Carolan's Concerto            
O'Carolan's Draught            
Off She Goes

 

Off to California        
Off to California 16 bar set              
Officer's Polka    

 

 
Oh Suzannah in D  
Oh Suzannah in G              

O'Keefe's no.1

     
Old Blackthorn      
Old Copperplate              
Old Favourite            
Old Grey Cat          
Old Hag You've Killed Me              
Old Joe's Jig              
Old Morpeth Rant - Fiddle          
Old Morpeth Rant - Whistle            
One More Dance and Then        
Oslo Waltz            
O'Carolan's Concerto            
O'Sullivan's March            
Oswestry Wake        
Oswestry Wake - key of D            
Otter's Holt      
Out on the Ice            

 

Out on the Ocean

   
Over the Moor to Maggie    
Oyster Girl new set 2017      

A B C D E/F G H/I J K
L M N O P/Q R S T U/W/Z
Paddy Carey's

Paddy Fahy's

           
Paddy O'Brien's               
Paddy Taylor's Jig        
Paddy the Gaffler

Tues group

             
Paddy's Return          

Parson's Farewell a minor      

Wed group

   
Parson's Farewell dm              
Peacock's Feather              
Pearl Wedding        

Percy Brown's Waltz for the Valetta          
Perfect Cure  

 

 

Petronella D - set with Galopede      

Petronella 2 G          

 

Puer Mon Cuer   arrangement    
Phillibelula All the Way          

Pigeon on the Gate

       
Pipe on the Hob 2            
Pjoviau Siena            
Plane Tree
Planxty Irwin    
Portsmouth              
Prelude Polka              
Pride of Petravore (Eileen Og)  
Priest in his Boots              

Proinnsais O'Maonaigh's

           

Providence Reel

       
Prowling Fox      
Quaker (The)  

 
Quarry Cross        
A B C D E/F G H/I J K
L M N O P/Q R S T U/W/Z
Raggle Taggle Gypsies          
Raheen (The)        

Raheen Reel        

Railway (The)  

 

Rakes of Kildare        
Rakes of Mallow A            

Rakes of Mallow G

   
Rakish Paddy        
Rambling Pitchfork            
Rattlin' Bog            
Red Haired Boy          
Redowa Polka

 

Redwing      

Return to Camden Town            
Rig-a-Jig    

 

Rights of Man              
Ripple on the Teign      
Road to Cashel          
Road to Lisdoonvarna (Reel)        
Road to Lisdoonvarna (Slide)      
Road to The Isles      

Rochdale Coconut Dance

   
Rocks of Bray          

Rocky Road to Dublin

           
Rodney's Glory              
Rogue's March      

Roise Bheag Roise Moire

           
Rolling in the Ryegrass      
Roscommon Reel  
Rose in the Garden              
Rose in the Heather

Rosin the Beau

   
Roxburgh Castle key of G        
Roxburgh Castle key of A          

Rusty Gully

           
A B C D E/F G H/I J K
L M N O P/Q R S T U/W/Z
Saddle the Pony  
Sail Around the Rocks (slide)            
Sailor on the Rock      
Sailor's Bonnet            
Saint Anne's Reel              
Sally Sloane      
St. Patrick's Day              

Salmon Tails

 
Salute to Boston          
Sbrando        
Scan Tester's No. 1      
Scan Tester's No.2      
Scarta Glen        
Scotland the Brave      

Sean Healey's Hornpipe

         
Sean Ryan's Polka            
Seamus McManus - Waltz            
Seaweed on a Yellow Cliff        
Sergeant Early's Dream        
Seven Stars

 

Si Bheag Si Mhor key of D        
Si Bheag Si Mhor key of G            
Shandon Bells              
Sheehan's      
Sheila Coyles              
Ships are Sailing          
Ship's Cook        
Shoe the Donkey              
Silver Spear      
Silver Spire            
Siobhan Hurl's Slide/Taur Mor Slide        
Skye Boat Song Wed group              
Sleep Sound Ida Morning        
Sligo Maid            
Slockit Light (Tom Anderson)      
Sloe (The)    

Smash the Windows

           
Smugglers Wedding Dance         

Smugglers Wedding Dance harmony        
Smugglers, Bedbreaker Set              
Snowy Path        
Soldier's Joy          
Sonny Broghan's Mazurka        
South Wind Waltz G      
South Wind D            
Spanish Cloak/Munster Cloak    

 

 
Speed the Plough (Irish)          
Spillane's          

Spootiskerry G

 
Spootiskerry G (Shetland tune set)              
Star of Munster            
Star of the County Down - waltz      
A Starry Night for a Ramble          
Staten Island      

Steamboat

         
Stingo a minor          
Stingo g minor          
Stirling Castle            
Stool of Repentance D      
Stow Quickstep 104 112
Strike the Gay Harp            
Susan Cooper D        
Swallow's Tail Jig              
Swedish Masquerade            
Sweet Jenny Jones            

Sweets of May

     
Swinging on a Gate            

Swiss Boy

 

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Take A Dance

 

 
Tam Lin     slower          
Tarbolton            
Tar Road To Sligo      
Tarantella Calabria

 

Tatter Jack Walsh

       
Teatotaller's Reel      
Teelin Petronella            
Tell Her I Am            
Tenpenny Bit      
That's Right Too              
There Came a Young Man          
Three Around Three  

 
Three Sea Captains        
Tich's Reel        
Tickle Her Leg with the Barley Straw            
Tim Maloney's          
Tim's Kerry Pony          
Tip Top Polka (G)

 

 

Tip Top Polka (D)        
Tobin's Favourite         
Tolka Polka

Tuesday group

           
Tom Bhetty's Waltz        

 

   
Tom Billy's            
Tom Tully's Hornpipe            
Toss the Feathers              
Le Tourment       
Tuarmore Polka 1              
Tuarmore Polka 2              
Tralee Gaol

 

   
Trip to Cullenstown        
Trip to Durrow      
Tripping Upstairs      
Triumph (The)              

Trumpet Hornpipe

         
Twin Sisters G          

Tythe Pig G        

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Uncle Bernard's in key of G

 

 

Uncle Bernard's in key of D     a bit quicker  
Uncle's Jig - Bob Cann  

 

Up Sligo              
Varsovianna        
Varsovianna (with Lovely Nancy)              
Vine Tree    

 

   
Waiting for the Federals              
Wakefield Hunt        
Walls of Liscarrol      
Walsh's Hornpipe              
Walter Bulwer's No. 1        
Walter Bulwer's No. 2        
We Wish you a Merry Christmas                
Westport Chorus      
When Sick is it Tea You Want?        
Where is the Cat?          
Whiskey Before Breakfast            
White Cockade with Corn Rigs    
White Cockade in Dashing White Set    
White Petticoat            
Whitehaven          
Wild Rover            
Willie Coleman's          
Wind That Shakes the Barley      
Winster Gallop    

Wise Maid      
Wonder Hornpipe           
Woodland Frolics              
Woodland Flowers  

 

Woman of the House            
Yellow Rose of Texas      
Zeak Waltz        
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