Monthly Archives: April 2019


Key:  D Form: Waltz ABC: If you know a source, please contribute ABC notation. MP3: (Very kindly contributed and played by the composer, April Verch) Sheet Music: Click image to enlarge. To download, right-click in enlarged image and "Save as...".    Sheet Music in PDF: riverboats gone YouTube:  Source (if known): April […]

Riverboat’s Gone, A


Key: G Form: Polka ABC:  X: 1 T:Village Polka S:Cy Kines M:2/4 L:1/8 B:Christeson - Old Time Fiddler's Repertory, vol. 1 (1973, No. 214, p. 161) R:Polka K:G B/A/|G/A/B/c/ dd|g/d/B/c/ dd|e/d/A/B/ cc|d/c/B/A/ GD| G/A/B/c/ dd g/d/B/c/ dd|ee ff|gg g:| |:B/A/|Bb Ba|g/d/B/c/ dd|e/d/c/B/ AA|G/A/B/c/ dd| Bb Ba|g/d/B/c/ dd|ee ff|gg g2: |] […]

Village Polka, The


Key: Edor Form: Jig ABC:  X: 1 T:The Orphan R:jig M:6/8 L:1/8 K:Em GF |:\ "Em" E3 EDB, | GFG A3 | B3 ABA | GEF EDB, |! "A" A,3 EDB, | GFG A3 | "Bm" B3 ABA |1 GED "Em" EGF :|2 GED "Em" E3 ||! |:\ "C" e3 […]

Orphan, The



Key: Dmix Form: Reel ABC:  X: 1 %%scale 0.65 T:Squirrel Hunter M:C K:Dmix e2-|"Em"e2 e2 B2B2|efed B2 BA| "G" G2 Bc d2 Bc | dBcA Bc d2| "Em"e3eB2B2 | efed B2 BA| "G"G2 Bc "Em"dABG |1"D"A3B A2:|2"D"A3BA2BA|| |:"Am"e2 ge a2ag | edef gedB | "G" G2Bc d2Bc | "Em"dBcA Bcd2| […]

Squirrel Hunter


Key: G Form: Reel ABC: If you know a source, please contribute ABC notation. MP3: Download this MP3  If it plays, right-click on the page and “Save as”. (Detailed instructions for different browsers). Sheet Music: Click image to enlarge. To download, right-click in enlarged image and "Save as...".        […]

Time Change


Key: G Form: Waltz ABC: : 1 T:The South Wind M:3/4 K:G dc|\ "G"B3A G2|B3c d2|"D"A4 A2|A4 dc|\ "G"B3A G2|"C"E3D E2|"G"G4 G2|G4:: d2|\ "G"g4 g2|g2 f2 e2|d4 d2|d4 "C"c2|"G"B3AG2\ |1 B3cd2|"D"A4 A2|A4 :|2 "D"Ac3 F2|"G"(G6|G4)|] MP3: Download this MP3  If it plays, right-click on the page and “Save as”. (Detailed […]

South Wind, The



Key: A Form: Hornpipe ABC: X: 1 T: Roxburgh Castle R: hornpipe M: 4/4 L: 1/8 K: Amaj (3EFG|AGAc ecAc|dcdf ecAc|d2fd c2ec|BABc BdcB| AGAc ecAc|dcdf ecAc|eagf edcB|c2A2 A2:| |:(3efg|aece fece|aece fece|d2bd c2ac|BABc BdcB| AGAc ecAc|dcdf ecAc|eagf edcB|c2A2 A2:| MP3: Download this MP3  If it plays, right-click on the page and […]

Roxburgh Castle


Key: Em Form: Reel? Air? Can you help? ABC: X: 1 T: The Quarry Cross M:C| L:1/8 K:Em "Em"G2E2E2ED|B,2E2E3G|"D"F2D2D3E|F2G2ABBA| "Em"G2E2E2ED|B,2E2E3F|"C"G2B2"D"A2F2|"Em"E4E2BA:| |:"Em"B2e2e3d|e2B2B2A2|B2e2e2d2|"C"e4"D"e3f| "Em"g2e2"D"f2gf|"C"e2B2"Bm"B3A|"Am"G2E2"Bm"E2F2|"C"G2A2"D"B2BA:| MP3: Download this MP3  If it plays, right-click on the page and “Save as”. (Detailed instructions for different browsers). Sheet Music: Click image to enlarge. To download, right-click […]

Quarry Cross, The


Key: G Form: March ABC:  X:5 T:Noite de Veran T:Squeeze-In Processional C:Milladoiro Z:Robin Beech email hidden; JavaScript is required L:1/8 R:march M:4/4 K:Gmaj | D2B2 B2A2 | G2 FG A2 A2 | D2c2 c2B2 | A2B cd4 |D2B2 B2 A2 | G2FG A2A2 | D2 A2A2G2 | F2EFG4 :: D2d2d2d2 […]

Noite de Veran (Squeeze-In Processional)



Key: A Form: Slow Air ABC:  X: 1 T: L'Aire Mignonne R: Air M: 4/4 L: 1/8 K: Amaj EAB ||: c>c/c e cBAB | c>c/c e cBAc | F>F/F A E>E/E c ||1 BAGA BEAB :||2 BAGB AAce || |:f>f/f a fece| f>f/f a fecA | F>F/F A E>E/E […]

L’Aire Mignonne


Key: A (or G*) Form: March? ABC:  X: 1 T:Ida Red M:2/4 L:1/8 B:Kuntz - Ragged but Right Z: Contributed 2016-03-09 15:35:38 by JIm Gaskins email hidden; JavaScript is required F:http://rudy-rucker.mit.edu/~jc/music/abc/contrib/Tunes/IdaRed.abc 2019-04-10 131056 UT K:A c>c BB|A/B/A/F/ EF|AA/c/ B/A/F|EF AA/B/|cc/c/ BB| A/B/A/F/ EE/F/|AA/c/ B/A/F|EF A>(c|| c/)e/e [ee][ee]|c/A/B AA|B/A/B/A/ c/A/B|E/E/F AA| […]

Ida Red


Key: D Form: Strathspey ABC:  X: 3 T: Calum's Road R: strathspey M: 4/4 L: 1/8 K: Dmaj |:"D"D2A>F "F#m"A3A | "G"B<d d>c "Bm"B>A F<A |"G"B2 d>E "D"F2 E<D | "Em"B,<D (3DEF "A"E4 | "D"D2A>F "F#m"A3A | "G"B<d d>c "Bm"B>A F<A |"G"B2 d>E "D"F2 E<D |1 "A"B,<D D>E "D"D4 :|2 […]

Calum’s Road



Key: A Form: Reel ABC:  X: 1 T: Fireman's R: reel M: 4/4 L: 1/8 K: Amaj AcBc AFEF|Acea f2fg|agfe fecA|BcBA F2E2| AcBc AFEF|Acea f2 (3efg|agfe fecA|B2A2 A4:| |:eaga fece|eaga f2fg|agfe fecA|BcBA F2E2| AcBc AFEF|Acea f2 (3efg|agfe fecA|B2A2A2c2:|| MP3: Download this MP3  If it plays, right-click on the page and […]

Fireman’s Reel


Key: Edor Form: Waltz (or Bourrée à trois temps (in 3/8)) ABC:  X: 4 T: Crested Hens R: waltz M: 3/4 L: 1/8 K: Edor |:"Em"E3 GFE|B4 Bc|"Bm"dc Be dc|dc BA GF| "Em"E3 GFE|B4 Bc|"Bm"dc BA GA|1 B3 GFD:|2 B4 ef| "Em"gB Bg gB|"C"=c4 ef|"Am"gf ag fe|"B"^d2 e2 f2| "Em"gB […]

Crested Hens (Les Poules Huppées)


Key: D Form: Reel ABC:  X: 1 P: Come (Let Us) Dance and Sing R: reel Z: 1997 by John Chambers <jc:trillian.mit.edu> B: Kennedy M: C| L: 1/8 K: D A2 \ | "D"d2cd "A7"e2de \ | "D"f2d2 dedc \ | "G"B2e2 "E7"efed \ | "A7"c2A2 A2Bc \ ||"D"d2cd "A7"e2de […]

Come (Let Us) Dance and Sing



Key: D Form: Reel? (Stomp) ABC:  X:2 T:Bluegrass Stomp C:Bill Monroe - Arr. Mike Compton M:4/4 L:1/8 Q:1/8=420 K:D |"D"[dD][dD][cD][dD] [AD]D2D|[d2D2][cD][dD] AD2A|\ [dD][dD][cD][dD] ADAA|"D7"=c2cc B/c/BA2| "G"G,B,D=F- =FDD D|DA-AA =FED[DB,]|"D"[A2D2A,2][ADA,][ADA,] [A/D/B,/][A/D/B,/][A DB,][A/D/^A,/][A/D/A,/][ADA,]|[A2D2A,2][A2D2A,2] [A2D2A,2][ADA,][ADA,]| "A"=cB Ac BA zA|Ad-dd A=F (3EFE|"D"[A2D2][A2D2] [A/D/B,/][A/D/B,/][ADB,][A/D/^A,/] [A/D/A,/][ADA,]|[A2D2A,2][A2D2A,2] [A2D2A,2][A2D2A,2]| [dA][dA][dA][dA] [dA][dA][dA][dA]|[d4A4] A,B,D2|[d2A2][d2A2] [d2A2]AF| "D7"[F2=C2][F2C2] [F2C2][FC]G,| "G"G,G,B,D =FFED|DAzA =FEDB,|"D"[A2D2A,2][ADA,][ADA,] […]

Bluegrass Stomp