Oliver, David - English Folk Tunes for Accordion

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A lively and wide-ranging collection of great tunes from all around England, suitable for playing on piano accordion, melodeon and other squeezeboxes! Included are many well-established favourites for dance bands and informal sessions, plus some lesser-known gems and recent compositions. Reels, jigs, hornpipes and slow airs drawn from the 17th Century to the present day, with chord suggestions, background information on the tunes and detailed guidance on how to get the best out of this vibrant music. Contents - STARTERS:Kafoozalum - The New Road to Alston - Small Coals and Little Money - SOME GREAT OLD TUNES: Sir Roger de Coverley - Me Laddie Sits Ower Late Up - Speed the Plow - Napoleon's March - Spirit of the Dance - Oswestry Wake - Morgan Rattler - Swarb’s Tune ('I-tiddly-i-ti') - The English Bonny Kate - The Sloe - Sweet Hesleyside - The Hen’s March to the Midden - The Princess Royal - Because He Was a Bonny Lad - Hesleyside Reel - PLAYFORD TUNES: Jack's Maggot - Newcastle - Kemp’s Jig - Childgrove - Portsmouth - Mr Isaac's Maggot - MORRIS TUNES: Constant Billy - The Black Joak - The Old Kent Cricketer - Mrs Casey - Bonnets so Blue - Shepherd's Hay - Chow Bang - Shooting Star Polka - Bacup Garland Dance Tune No. 3 - The Rochdale Coconut Dance - HORNPIPES: (a) ‘Dotted Hornpipes’: The Navvie on the Line - The Steamboat - Redesdales Hornpipe - Proudlock’s Hornpipe - Miss Thompson's Favourite - The Wonder - Harvest Home - Trumpet Hornpipe - (b) ‘Straight’ Hornpipes: Enrico - Henry Stables’s Grand Hornpipe - St George's Polka - (c) 3/2 Hornpipes: Reed House Rant - Rusty Gulley - Lads of Alnwick - Shropshire Rounds - The Three-Legged Chestnut - MORE TUNES IN SETS: The Ploughboy - Dorset 4-Hand Reel (1st tune) - Dorset 4-Hand Reel (2nd tune) - La Russe - Davy Nick Nack - Soldier's Joy - Three Around Three - Come Let Us Dance and Sing - Galopede - Jane's Fancy - Roxburgh Castle - Whinshields - I've Lost My Love, I Care Not - Smash the Windows - The Oyster Girl - The Moon and Seven Stars - Haste to the Wedding - The Blackberry Quadrille - Hot Punch - John of Paris - Carenta - RECENTLY-COMPOSED TUNES: Snowy Monday - Yule Sea - Margaret's Waltz - Sharon Davis, USA - Puddleglum's Misery - Cocking the Chafer - Jump at the Sun - Pam and Julia's - The New March - The History Man - To The Edges - Flatworld - Horizonto - The Great North Run - The Curlew - Calliope House - The Road to the North


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Product CodeED12884
PublisherSchott Music London

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