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What tune shall we play in June?

Vedder Michel
- 19 (45.2%)
Tralee Gaol
- 7 (16.7%)
Swedish Rhapsody
- 10 (23.8%)
Gypsy Princess
- 6 (14.3%)

Total Members Voted: 42

Voting closed: June 01, 2015, 12:34:12 AM


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Clive Williams

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Poll: Tune of the Month for June 2015
« on: May 25, 2015, 11:57:36 PM »

Hi folks - this month's selection:

Vedder Michel - runner up last month,  - from northern Germany comes this ridiculously catchy little number - https://youtu.be/abCbTASVcCo (first tune in set), and thanks to nominator Sebastian, here's a link to some ABC too: http://www.folktunefinder.com/tune/194615/

Tralee Gaol - yes, nice thought - trad Irish polka (I believe!), and one which Lester hasn't done yet! Fortunately, our own Pikey has a rapidly increasing collection of recordings including this one... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DYVhSkaqz6U

Swedish Rhapsody - I heard this tune the other week played by an ice cream van, and thought - what a cracking polka - what is that tune? Well, it was this little ditty, another ridiculously catchy tune you've known all your life. No melodeon recordings out there yet (that I know of), though there are plenty or guitar/accordion/etc versions. And this, by Mantovani - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Be3BZeoqs3Y . Composed by Hugo Alfven - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hugo_Alfv%C3%A9n

Gypsy Princess - courtesy of Gavin Atkin's wonderful youtube channel, a lovely Irish barn dance tune, here played by Gavin himself - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F14Kyxvnlcs - there's also slowed down versions of it at the end of his video. What more could you want?

There you go, 4 (IMHO) cracking tunes. Enjoy choosing between that lot!

Clive

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Re: Poll: Tune of the Month for June 2015
« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2015, 04:00:45 AM »

Here is a simple set of dots for Swedish Rhapsody, (Midsommarvaka), and also a version I recorded a few years back on a 9+3 Organetto. Please forgive the neon enhancement, I was still learning to operate the movie software. It's a fun little tune, and fits well on one rows  (:)

                  https://youtu.be/27GzXlI0u2E

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Re: Poll: Tune of the Month for June 2015
« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2015, 08:03:08 AM »

See as I was not called on for video duties this month  :-\ here are the ABCs

X:1
T:Vedder Michel
M:2/4
L:1/8
K:D
D/E/|FD DE/F/|GE EA/G/|FD DC/D/|E/D/ C/B,/ A,D/E/|
FD DE/F/|GE EA/G/|FD EC|D2 z||
F/G/|AF Ad|BG GG/A/|BG Be|cA AA/G/|
FD DE/F/|GE EA/G/|FD EC|D2 z||

X:6
T:Tralee Gaol
M:2/4
L:1/8
K:Edor
|:BE E/F/G/A/ | B>A FA | BE- EF/E/ | D>E FA |
BE EF/A/ | B/c/B/A/ FA | BA/B/ dF | FE E2 :|
|: Be- e>f | ed BA | Be ef | d/e/d/c/ BA |
Be ef | ed B>c | dB AF | E4 :|

X:7
T:Swedish Rhapsody
C:Hugo Alfven
T:2/4
L:1/16
K:G
|:G2Bd gbaf|g2f2 c4|e2d2 {d}F4|e2d2 {d}G4|
G2Bd gbaf|g2f2 c3d|e2 (3ded c2F2|1G4 G4:|2G4 -G2 Bd||
|:g2g2 g2g2|f4 -f2 Ac|e2e2 e2e2|d4 -d4|
D2FA e2d2|F2A2 F2A2|D2FA e2d2|1G2B2 G2 Bd:|2G4 G4||

X:1
T:Gypsy Princess
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:G
(B2 B)B B2B2|ABAG E2 D2|(G2G)B d2 Bd|e2 dB A2 GA|
(B2 B)B B2B2|ABAG E2 D2|(G2G)A BddB|A2 G2 G2 z2:|
(d2 d)d d2 d2 |B2 BA G2 Bd|(e2e)e e2 e2|B2 BA G2 zB|
(d2 d)d d2 d2 |B2 BA G2 Bd|(g2 g)e dBGA|B2 A2 G2 z2:|
« Last Edit: May 26, 2015, 08:10:10 AM by Lester »
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Re: Poll: Tune of the Month for June 2015
« Reply #3 on: May 26, 2015, 08:43:34 AM »

Swedish Rhapsody -
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No melodeon recordings out there yet (that I know of)

I heard it played by Ed Rennie when the band Housewives' Choice did an Anchor garden ceilidh at Sidmouth a few years ago. So it's definitely been played before on a melodeon, whether or not recorded.
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Re: Poll: Tune of the Month for June 2015
« Reply #4 on: May 26, 2015, 04:45:16 PM »

Swedish Rhapsody -
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No melodeon recordings out there yet (that I know of)

I heard it played by Ed Rennie when the band Housewives' Choice did an Anchor garden ceilidh at Sidmouth a few years ago. So it's definitely been played before on a melodeon, whether or not recorded.

Yep - I rushed home and tried it (after I had my ice cream) - it fits very nicely on the box.

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Re: Poll: Tune of the Month for June 2015
« Reply #5 on: May 26, 2015, 07:52:42 PM »

See as I was not called on for video duties this month  :-\ here are the ABCs

Cheers Lester :-)

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Re: Poll: Tune of the Month for June 2015
« Reply #6 on: May 26, 2015, 09:08:24 PM »

Want to add this version of Vetter Michel, because I once participated in a workshop held by the melodeon player, Rainer Schwarz. (:)

https://youtu.be/M7EIlj3RNu4?t=3m2s
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