Due to a variety of reasons we will not be adding new tunes every month so we now just call this ‘Fun Tunes to Learn’. We will intermittently add tunes as they emerge from the session players.
The tune for May 2013 is Atholl Highlanders. It is also a Scottish tune in the Key of A which was commonly played by Billy Moran after the Blackthorn Stick and the Rakes of Kildare. The sheet music as arranged by Colin MacLeod is available to download as a pdf file
The tune for July 2012 is Hector the Hero. It is a lament in the Key of A which is the key in which it was written and is played in Scotland. Click on the name to hear it played slowly by Colin Macleod. The sheet music as arranged by Colin is available to download as a pdf file. Some Irish musicians play it in the Key of D
The tune for June 2010 is the jig Tenpenny Bit. Click on the name to hear it played. The sheet music is available in Kathleen Harte’s book Vol. 1. page 55