heron island tune book

as at 06/02/14

This is the tune book of the ceilidh band Heron Island. Fill your boots!

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005Cast off 6
Nancy's fancy
G2/44830/03/2017
007Derry down Derry
Salmon tails up the water
see now 315
G4/43208/07/2007
008Hardy 5
aka Dorset 5
Enrico
D4/41625/03/2006
009Dorset 4
Dorset four-hand reel
G2/42425/03/2006
010Mrs Marhoff
new tune
Dorsetshire hornpipe
D4/43225/10/2006
011Down back't shoddy
Lochmaben hornpipe
G4/43224/01/2006
012Dummer 5
Girl I left behind me | Rose tree
G|D4/43201/04/2006
014Miss Gayton
Miss Gayton
D4/41625/03/2006
016Hands Across
aka Orkney 6
Cockle gatherers
aka ’S trusaidh mi na Coilleagan
D4/41605/04/2007
017Hullachan reel
Tobin's favourite | Tell her I am
D|G6/86408/07/2007
018Hullachan roundabout
Hullachan jig
G6/81625/10/2006
019Father O'Flynn & Irish wedding dance
Father O'Flynn | Irish washerwoman
D|G6/86401/04/2006
022Ragtime
Dill pickles rag
G2/46403/04/2006
025Liverpool hornpipe
Liverpool hornpipe
D4/41602/04/2006
027Mrs Marhoff
old tune
College hornpipe
G4/41602/04/2006
029Castlerigg
Click go the shears | Swannee river | Harvest home
C|G|D4/44816/03/2009
033Old Lancs
Tip top polka
or 206 Soldier's joy (or a capella)
D4/41630/04/2004
034Petronella
Petronella
D4/43217/10/2005
037Sammy Bell's exhibition hornpipe
Woodland flowers
aka Mrs Kenny’s barndance, aka The shit cart polka
G4/41608/02/2007
038Lancs 3 reel & Lancs steps
Off to California
G4/41624/01/2006
039Sammy Bell's waltz
Merry widow | Daisy Daisy | Dicky bird
G3/49608/02/2007
040Shetland 4
Olliford Jack
G4/41624/01/2006
041Shetland sixpenny reel
Willafjord | Auld reel
D4/4, 2/42625/03/2006
044Hebridean weaving lilt
Orange & blue
aka Brochan lom
G4/41608/07/2007
045Westmoreland 3
now in 3 keys
White cockade
C|D|E4/42407/10/2009
047Westmoreland square 8
My love she's but a lassie yet
see now 206 & 236
D4/43231/03/2006
050Glasgow Highlanders
Glasgow Highlanders
D4/41622/04/2006
051Lily of Laguna
Lily of Laguna
D4/41627/01/2006
052Gwent reel
Pibddawns Jones
aka Llanofer aka Jones's hornpipe
G2/41621/01/2006
053Manx dance for 3
Daunse son troor
G6/83227/01/2006
101Double lead through
Double lead through
G4/43225/01/2006
102Sauerländer 5
Sauerländer quadrille nr. 5
G2/43204/02/2007
103Krüz-könig
Krüz-könig
D&G3/86408/07/2007
104Wiltshire 6 hand reel
Wiltshire 6 hand reel
G2/23231/03/2006
105Flitter dance
Flitter dance
Em4/41627/02/2014
107Shepherd's crook
Duke of Gordon's
G4/41627/01/2006
108Kielder schottische
Castles in the air
G4/41621/01/2006
110Cornish paddle dance
Cock in britches
G4/41628/03/2006
111Shepherd's hey
Shepherd's hey
G4/41625/01/2006
112Summer is icumen in
Summer is icumen in
C6/82422/08/2005
113Pterodactyl two-step
Pterodactyl two-step | Drowsy dragon
Em6/88010/07/2007
114Hunsup through the woods
Hunsup through the woods
G6/84829/09/2004
115The blackbird
The blackbird
G2/49029/09/2004
117Square petronella
Egan's polka
D2/43205/03/2004
118Cath nah coilleach
The lilting banshee
Am (dor)6/83204/02/2007
119Princess Royal
Princess Royal
G4/42829/09/2004
120Lord Inchquin
Lord Inchquin
D3/48005/10/2004
121Arthur McBlanket
Arthur McBride | Snug in the blanket
G6/816, 3226/09/2004
122Plough the Castle
Speed the plough | Roxburgh Castle
G4/4, 2/232, 3229/12/2005
123Cath nah coilleach
Bochd liath nan gobhar
Em6/83201/03/2005
124Donkey riding
Donkey riding
C4/41625/01/2006
125Spootiskerry
Spootiskerry
G4/43229/09/2004
126Staines morris
Staines morris
G4/42422/08/2005
127Bourrées de Natalan
Bourrée Leblanc / Bourrée Hervé
Bourrée Hervé aka Bourrée de Royat - Puy-de-Dôme
G|C3/46402/04/2006
128Rondeaux de Natalan
Le Premier de Mai / Rondeau Maria
Rondeau Maria aka Rondeau Cazalis
Am6/8, 2/43215/09/2006
129Michael Turner's waltz
Michael Turner's waltz
G3/43230/01/2006
130Shetland 5
Jeannie shock da bairn
aka The bride's welcome home
D4/41626/03/2005
131Return the blow
Return the blow
aka Frog dance aka Hyndaa y builley
G2/43210/07/2007
135Durham reel
Durham Rangers
aka The merry Sherwood Rangers
D4/43231/10/2006
136Manchester hornpipe
The Manchester
aka Rickett's hornpipe
G4/43208/02/2007
138Dance for Joy
aka Dawns o lawenydd
Pant corlan yr wÅ·n
aka The lamb's fold vale
G2/41627/02/2009
139[new Westmoreland 5]
Hesleyside
see now 323
G4/43214/02/2009
140Pat Tracey waltz
Orange in bloom
aka The Sherbourne waltz
G3/43214/02/2009
141Shetland 6 with New reel of Mann
Willafjord / New reel of Mann
D4/44403/03/2010
142Webertanz
Düsseldorfer Grashüpper tune that Andy and I like
Webertanz
not sure of the tune name
G3/43627/02/2014
144(Rigs of Marlowe)
dance not yet known
Rigs of Marlowe
aka Galway Piper aka Rakes of Mallow
G2/43220/04/2009
145Westmoreland 5
Durham Rangers
aka The merry Sherwood Rangers
G|D4/41607/10/2009
146[future dance]
we might use this for a new dance at some point. (Note that the A part is 2 x 10 bars)
Carthy's march
G4/43607/10/2009
148(Dancing oolert)
The dancing oolert
see now 320
D4/43231/01/2010
149St Agnes waltz
Feminist warcry
aka Fanny Power
G6/83230/03/2010
200Sweet Dingle
Dingle Regatta | Sweets of May
G6/848, 4819/06/2007
201Double Winster
Double lead through | Winster gallop
G4/4, 2/432, 3201/11/2004
202Another fox drop
was Another Drop
Another jig will do | Fox hunter's jig
Drops of brandy dropped
D9/816, 3214/02/2014
203Hunt the Nick Nack
Davy Nick Nack | Huntsman's chorus
G4/416, 3214/02/2014
204War & peace
British Grenadiers | Ode to joy » Rule Britannia
G|D4/48, 16, 3214/07/2007
205Upton the stickiphant
Upton stick dance | Nellie the elephant
G6/816, 1615/06/2007
206My Love's a Joy
My love is but a lassie yet | Soldier's joy
first tune is also in 236 My Love’s an Atholl
D4/416, 1604/06/2007
207Dashing White Sergeant
Dashing White Sergeant
D4/43215/06/2007
208Bravecock
Scotland the Brave » Cock of the North
first tune is also in 238 Brave Scot Rising
G4/4, 6/816, 3201/11/2004
209Apache
Apache
C4/427/09/2004
210Paul Anderson's hornpipe
Paul Anderson's hornpipe
D4/43227/02/2014
211Skye boat song
Skye boat song
G3/43203/11/2004
212North Indies
Willafjord (Caribbean stylee)
D4/43205/10/2004
214Tramp races
Blaydon races | Tramp tramp tramp
G6/8, 4/432, 1621/10/2004
216Random jig
Random jig
D6/84830/04/2009
217Matty Groves
Matty Groves
C4/421/06/2007
218Wonderful Sherwood
Wonderful land | Merry Sherwood Rangers
  27/07/2005
219IM85
The riverhead | Gladys' Leap | The wise maiden
E|C|D6/8, 6/8, 4/448, 34, 1622/08/2005
220Dirty linen
Last night's fun | Paddy on the railroad | Drops of brandy | Poll ha'penny
G, D, G, D9/8, 4/4, 9/8, 4/416, 32, 16, 3222/08/2005
221The entertainer
The entertainer (first bit)
C4/46426/03/2005
222Yakety sax
Yakety sax
D4/410/07/2007
231She'll be comin' round Susannah
She'll be comin' round the mountain | Oh Susannah!
G|D4/4, 2/416, 3211/10/2006
232Arkansas Democrat
aka Cousin Hillary
Dark girl dressed in blue | Arkansas traveler
(or traveller)
D2/432, 3205/03/2014
233Old Joe Baker
Old Joe Clark | Angeline the baker
A|D4/432, 1613/10/2006
236My love's an Atholl
My love she's but a lassie yet | Atholl Highlanders
first tune is also in 206 My Love’s a Joy
D|A4/4, 6/832, 6406/06/2007
238Brave Scot rising
Scotland the Brave
tune is also in 208 Bravecock
C|G|D|A4/416 × 406/06/2007
240Fanny & Humpty
Fanny Frail | Off she goes
Off she goes aka Humpty Dumpty
G|D4/4, 6/816, 3213/07/2007
300Beatles medley
Hard day's night | Please please me
G|D4/464, 6431/01/2007
303Willafjordiddy
Willafjord | Do wah diddy diddy
D|A4/432, 3231/01/2007
304Fiery Python
Fiery clockface | The Liberty bell
D6/832, 6431/01/2007
305Shintapper
Foot tapper | Shindig
C|G4/496, 9631/01/2007
307Wee Georgia blue
Five foot two, eyes of blue | Sweet Georgia Brown
C|G4/432, 3203/02/2007
308Swedish masquerade
Swedish masquerade
G4/4, 3/4, 2/44024/03/2007
309Lancashire Dick
was Old rusty miller
Old Lancashire reel | Dick's maggot
D|G3/224, 2427/02/2014
310Happy birthday
Happy birthday to you
aka Good morning to all
G3/4828/03/2007
311Anniversary waltz
Anniversary waltz
G3/46424/03/2007
312Godiva
Horse's bransle | Bear dance
Horse's bransle aka Horse's brawl aka Bransle de chevaux
D|Em2/248, 3228/03/2007
314Auld lang syne
Auld lang syne
C4/41607/06/2007
315Salmon of Ennis
Salmon tails up the water | Siege of Ennis
D|A4/416, 1627/02/2014
316Auntie's jigs
Lillibulero | Barwick Green
aka BBC World Service theme | aka the Archers theme
G|D6/864, 6427/02/2014
320Owl's way
Will's way | The dancing oolert
D(mix)4/432, 3201/12/2010
321Three around three
Three around three
G4/43209/12/2010
322Balquhidder lasses
Balquhidder lasses
Em4/43226/02/2014
323Hesleyskerry
Spootiskerry | Hesleyside (G&A)
G|G|A4/432, 32, 3221/02/2014
329Castlerigg 32
As 029 but 1st 2 tunes AABB
Click go the shears | Swannee River | Harvest home
C|G|D4/432, 32, 1609/05/2014
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developed & maintained by Mark Iliff

update history

Other fine sources of folk tunes:

date tune(s) change
23/08/2017
09/05/2014329New version of Castlerigg: AABB on 1st 2 tunes + some tweaks
05/03/2014232Arkansas traveler: meddled with Dark girl dressed in blue; renamed Arkansas Democrat; posted harmony & XML
27/02/2014142Webertanz: made score melody-only; added XML
27/02/2014105Flitter dance: added XML
27/02/2014210Paul Anderson's: added XML
27/02/2014309Lancs Dick: added XML
27/02/2014315Salmon of Ennis: split melody & harmony; added XML
27/02/2014316Auntie's jigs: split melody & harmony; added XML
26/02/2014322Balquhidder: added XML
21/02/2014323Hesleyskerry: added harmony
19/02/2014210Paul Anderson's: added harmony
15/02/2014322new tune: Balquhidder lasses
14/02/2014323meddled two tunes we already had
14/01/2014203added repeats to 1st tune; improved chords & harmony
29/12/2013202dropped Drops of brandy
29/12/2013315put Salmon tails on the front of Siege of Ennis (which is how we've been playing it)
09/12/2010321hastily cobbled arrange of Three around three
01/12/2010320new tune (1st) meddled with AbC tune 148
30/03/2010149corrected pattern & name; posted bass tab
30/03/2010142score in addition to MIDI
15/03/2010149noted correct name
08/03/2010149new dance set (the dance is a waltz but the tune is a slow jig)
03/03/2010141tweaks
30/01/2010148new tune - possibly use for a future dance
07/10/2009145allocated this tune to Westmoreland 5 (still also allocated to 135)
07/10/2009045tune now for Westmoreland 3 (see 145 for Westmoreland 5) & in 3 keys
07/10/2009146new tune - being considered for a future dance
30/04/2009216added bass & guitar
20/04/2009144new tune
16/03/2009029added dance pattern; refined chord sequence & harmony
27/02/2009138posted scores
20/02/2009029better arrange; built in new name
16/02/2009141added MIDI
16/02/2009029renamed Castlerigg (was new Westmoreland circle dance)
14/02/2009139, 140new
10/02/2009010reassigned to Mrs Marhoff (was Dorset Ring Dance)
10/02/2009029reassigned to new Westmoreland circle dance (was Mike Cherry’s Drum Solo)
10/02/2009138allocated number (tune to follow)
23/01/2009142added (transcribed by ear - corrections welcome)
18/01/2009141new 2nd tune for Shetland 6
12/12/2008005now with harmony
16/07/2007232better chords; better harmony; posted guitar
14/07/2007204added 3rd tune (Rule Britannia)
13/07/2007240new
10/07/2007113added harmony; posted guitar & bass
10/07/2007019discontinued separate version - see now AbC pages
10/07/2007222freshened MIDI; posted guitar & bass
10/07/2007131de-monotonised bars 3 & 19 (thanks David!)
09/07/2007316new
08/07/2007103new
08/07/2007007freshened; posted bass score
08/07/2007017added guitar part
08/07/2007105added harmony
08/07/2007044added harmony; made guitar saner; fixed spelling of Hebridean
21/06/2007217posted remaining parts
19/06/2007200added harmony
15/06/2007315new
15/06/2007207freshened MIDI
07/06/2007314new
06/06/2007309first arrange; dropped Rusty & Dusty, added Maggot
06/06/2007238new
06/06/2007236new
04/06/2007206removed some infelicities; posted bass score
03/06/2007202added Fox Hunter’s; improved harmonies; posted bass score
16/04/2007131added dance pattern
05/04/2007016shifted to D; added harmony after Marjory Kennedy-Fraser
28/03/2007312tweaked harmony
28/03/2007310added score
24/03/2007308, 312added scores
24/03/2007309, 310, 311allocated numbers
08/02/2007039added bass score
08/02/2007037, 136added scores
07/02/2007039restored to active list
07/02/2007037, 136added (review only at this stage)
07/02/2007039restored to active list
04/02/2007102full arrange
04/02/2007118added chords
03/02/2007307added
03/02/2007215removed (Fiery Clockface now part of 304)
01/02/2007227removed (Shindig now part of 305)
31/01/2007131tweak to melody
31/01/2007300, 305added
31/01/2007303, 304tweaked
08/12/2006303added
08/12/2006304tweaked
04/12/2006041new harmony
02/12/2006304added
28/11/2006019further refinement to harmony
31/10/2006135first arrange
25/10/2006010, 018first arrange (old Cloggies tunes revived)
13/10/2006232, 233added
11/10/2006231added
15/09/2006029Mike Cherry’s drum solo restored to 3 tunes (plus key changes)
15/09/2006028first 4-part arrange
15/06/2006205freshened harmony; replaced infelicitous chords
16/05/2006027, 101harmony tweaks
07/04/2006029first 4-part arrange
07/04/2006016posted bass part
03/04/2006022first 4-part arrange
02/04/2006025, 027, 045, 050, 127 first 4-part arrange
01/04/2006012first 4-part arrange
01/04/2006019refined harmony
31/03/2006047slight tweak
31/03/2006104first 4-part arrange
28/03/2006110first 4-part arrange
25/03/2006005, 008, 009 tweaks to harmony & guitar
25/03/2006014first 4-part arrange
22/03/2006029moved here from HI page
22/03/2006029moved to AbC page
30/01/2006129harmony tweak
27/01/2006051better arrange
27/01/2006053first 4-part arrange
27/01/2006107guitar tweak
26/01/2006107first 4-part arrange
25/01/2006101, 111, 124first 4-part arrange
24/01/2006011, 016bijou tweakettes
24/01/2006038improved bass
24/01/2006040, 047first 4-part arrange
21/01/2006052tweaked harmony
21/01/2006108tweaked harmony, added guitar
20/01/2006011all-round tweak
16/01/2006027tweaked harmony
16/01/2006052first 4-part arrange (from now on, bass parts posted too)
03/01/2006045harmony (threw away and started again)
02/01/2006041speed correction
02/01/2006040, 041improved MIDI
01/01/2006005, 011, 016, 019, 039 now with guitar
01/01/2006007, 008, 011, 016, 019, 039improved MIDIs
01/01/2006016, 039 now with harmony
29/12/2005122full arrange & guitar score
13/12/2005014improved bass
13/12/2005016added
13/12/2005017improved harmony
13/12/2005025updated MIDI to dotted
12/12/2005009, 129now with harmony & guitar
17/10/2005034added
04/09/2005131added
01/09/2005227added