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What tune shall we play in September?

The Rose Tree
- 5 (12.8%)
Bonny Kate
- 6 (15.4%)
The Recruiting Officer
- 21 (53.8%)
Moulin Rouge
- 7 (17.9%)

Total Members Voted: 39

Voting closed: September 01, 2015, 12:12:18 AM


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Poll: Tune of the Month for September 2015
« on: August 25, 2015, 12:12:18 AM »

Here we are again folks - choosing our tune for next month!

Two runners up from last time first!

Bonny Kate - another session standard, with opportunity for plenty of nice bass runs, thank you again Lester:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YMve33Toyyk and http://lesters-tune-a-day.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/tune-75-bonny-kate.html

The Rose Tree - once more, thank you Lester;
http://lesters-tune-a-day.blogspot.co.uk/2012/12/tune-95-rose-tree.html and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UkzS8JPtgQE#t=50 ... and a slightly more up tempo version from Liam Robinson - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GI2ytdycnL8

The Recruiting Officer - thanks for this suggestion Pete! Pete says:

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From the Wm.Vickers manuscript, a super jig called The Recruiting Officer. Anahata play a verion from Aird's Airs that has a slightly different flavour.

X:1
T:Recruiting Officer, The
M:6/8
L:1/8
Q:3/8=105
K:D
A|"D"def "A"edc|"D"d3 A2F|"G"GAB "D"AGF|"A"E3A,3|"D"def "A"edc|
"G"BgB "D"A2G|FdF "A"Edc|"D"d3-d2::g|"D"fga "A"ecA|"G"g3 "D"f3|
"G"Bcd "Em"efd|"A"c3 Aag|"D"fed "A"cac|\
"G"BgB "D"A2G|FdF "A"Edc|"D"d3-d2:|

A Youtube that's almost note for note, played at a sedate pace. - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zseK8dO239Y

Anahata and Mary playing a close relative! (starts around 1:56 in) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yrrNp8aFgDA

Moulin Rouge - a lovely parisian waltz; simple, well known (the tune anyway), and fits on a melodeon beautifully. What's not to like? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JOCIkP0xucU

There you go, happy voting!

Cheers,

Clive

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Re: Poll: Tune of the Month for September 2015
« Reply #1 on: August 25, 2015, 04:49:31 AM »

I voted in the "Recruiting Officer"... Don't know why... maybe this version in violin. A rare instrument appearing here. Nice.
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