Workshop Information

Recently, we have been trialling running a short tune-learning workshop at the beginning of each session. This involves spending 30-40 minutes learning a new tune by ear. The idea is to increase the confidence of the sessioners for playing tunes by ear and relying less on the music. After we have learned a tune, we will post notes about the tune we learned here.

The tunes here should all be shown as scores. If they're not then it could be your browser doesn't support the library used to draw the music. You can probably see the ABC notation used to generate the music. I'm trying to add PDFs to all the music so you can download that to see the score. Alternatively, use a new browser!

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2018.06.08 - The Green Fields Of Rossbeigh (reel)

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X: 4
T: The Green Fields Of Rossbeigh
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Edor
|: "Em"BE ~E2 BAFB | "D"ABde fded | "Em"BE ~E2 BAFA | "D"BFAF EFGA |
| "Em"B3 B-B AFB | "D"ABde fded | "Em"BE ~E2 BAFA | "D"BFAF "Em"E4  :|
|: "D"Bd ef "Em"g2 ge | dB ~B2 dB ~B2 | "D"Bd ef "Em"g2 ge | "Bm"dBAF E2 ef |
| "Am7"g3 a gfeg | "Bm7"f3 g fedB | "C"ABde fdec | "D"dBAF "Em"E4 :|

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2018.05.11 - The Musical Priest (reel)

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X: 1
T: The Musical Priest
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Bmin
|:BA|"Bm" FBBA `B2Bd|"A"cBAf ecBA|"Bm"FBBA B2Bd|"A"cBAc "Bm"B2:|
|:Bc|"D"d2dc dfed|"A"(3cBA eA fAeA|"G"d2dc dfaf|"A"edcd "Bm"B2:|
|:Bc|"Bm"dBB2 bafb|"A"afec ABce|"Bm"dB B2 bafb|"A"afec "Bm"B2:|

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2018.04.13 - The Sally Gardens (reel)

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X: 6
T: The Sally Gardens
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|:G2 DG B2 GB|d2e2 dBAB|d2 Bd efge|dBAB GEDE|
G2 DG B2 GB|d2e2 dBAB|d2 Bd efge| dBAB G4:||
|:dggf g2dg|g2 bg ageg|eaag a2ea|a2 bg ageg|
dggf g2dg|g2 bg ageg|d2 Bd efge|dBAB G2:||

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2018.03.09 - Haste To The Wedding (jig)

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X: 1
T: Haste To The Wedding
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|:ABA Agf|ede fdB|ABA AGF|GFG E3|
ABA Agf|ede fdB|A2g faf|ded d3:|
|:afa afa|bgb bgb|afa agf|gfg efg|
a3 f3|ede fdB|A2g faf|ded d3:|

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2018.02.09 - The Killavil (jig)

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X: 2
T: The Killavil
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
BEE BEE|Bdf edB|BAF FEF|DFA BAF|
BEE BEE|Bdf edB|BAF dAF|FED E3:|
e2f gfe|faf edB|BAF FEF|DFA dBA|
e2f gfe|faf edB|BAF dAF|FED E3:|

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2018.01.12 - Rambling Pitchfork, The (jig)

X: 1
T: Rambling Pitchfork, The
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
R: jig
K: Dmaj
"D"F3 AFF|dFF AFD|"G"GFG ABc|"A"ded cAG|
"D"F3 AFF|dFF AFD|"G"GFG "A"BAB|"D"AFD D3:|
"D"d2e f2d|"A"ecA ABc|"D"d2e f2g|"G"a2f "A"gfe|
"Bm7"d2e f2d|"A"ecA AGF|"G"GFG "A"BAB|"D"AFD D3:|

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