hernesheir

tunebook 146 tunes.

I play piano, guitar and whistle for dances and dancers. I’m working on the fiddle and transitioning from whistle to flute. From time to time I’ll post some of my original tunes below.

Too Old to Marry - Jig
X:1
T:Too Old to Marry
T:Jig
C:hernesheir-at-gmail
M:6/8
L:1/8
K:Bmin
|:B2A BGE|F(AA) BFD|EFF GAB|dcAF3|
Bdc BGE|FAc BFD|EFF GAB|1BdcB3:|2Bdc B(3zef||
|:gB(g g)ce|fdc Bcd|eBe Ace|fdc B(3zef|
gB(g g)ce|fdc BAF|GEe dc^A|1(B3B)(3zef:|2(B3B)zz||

Ace Up Her Sleeve. Jig Composed 9/19/2013.
X:1
T:Ace Up Her Sleeve - Jig
C:hernesheir-at-gmail
M:6/8
L:1/8
K:D
R:Jig
||:de|fAA gAA|aba agf|gAg gAg|g2f efg|
fAA gAA|aba agf|gAf eAc|1edc d:||2edcd2f||
||:eAA fAA|g2f efg|fAA gAA|b2a fga
|bgf efg|afd Adf|g2e Acd|1edcd2f:|2edcd3||

The Old Campaign Ribbon. Hornpipe composed 9/18/2013.
X:1
T:The Old Campaign Ribbon
T:Hornpipe
C:hernesheir-at-gmail
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:D
R:Hornpipe
N:Composed 9/18/2013
|:(3ABc|dAFA DFAc|defd edBd|edBd efgd|(3efe (3dcB AB (3cBA|
dAFA DFAc|defd edBd|gfed (3cde (3ABc|1d2f2d2|2d2f2d2ed||
|:ceAd cege|dfAf dfaf|gfga bagf|eba^ga2=gf|
eAfA gfec|dAfA bagf|(3gab eg (3fga df|1geced2ed:|2geced4||

The Locust Grove - Groves of old locust trees in the dry mountain draws near my home look so forlorn when winter comes. Composed on 9/17/2013.
X:1
T:The Locust Grove
C:hernesheir-at-gmail
M:C
L:1/8
K:Edor
R:Hornpipe
|:EBAB dcGF|EFGA BFGF|EBAB cAgf|Beed e2GF|EBAB dcGF|EFGA eBGF|EBAB cdeg|1fdag e4:|2fdag e2 Bd:|
|:e2(3Bcd egfd|(3efg fdA2FA|Beed efgf|bage d2gf|
e2(3Bcd egfd|efgab2ba|gefd cdeg|1fdBde2Bd:|2fdBde4||

Plumbers’ Picnic, composed on 9/17/2013.
X:1
T:Plumbers’ Picnic
C:hernesheir-at-gmail
M:6/8
L:1/8
K:D
R:Jig
|:FAf edB|FAA BAA|DFA dcd|ecAG3|
FAf edB|FAA BAA|GAB Eed|1ABcd3:|2cBcd3||
|:ecAG3|FdD FGA|eca efg|fafd3|
ecAG3|FdD FGA|Bcd Adf|gecd3:|


Johnny At The Well - Jig - I particularly like this driving tune that pipers might appreciate as well. Do with it what you will.
X:1
T:Johnny At The Well
C:hernesheir-at-gmail
M:6/8
L:1/8
K:A
R:Jig
E|:Ace dce|dcA =GEB|Ace dcd|edc=G2E|
Ace dce|dcA=g3|=GBd gfg|1edBA2E:|2edcA2=G||
|:EAA cAA|dcA =GBB|EAA cAA|edc =GAA|
EAA cAc|def =g3|a=ge ede|1edBA2=G:|2edcA2E||
|:A/2B/2cA eAA|dcA =G/2A/2BG|A/2B/2cA eAe|edc=G2B|
A/2B/2c A eAa|eaf=g3|a=gf ged|1eEEA2E:|2edcA2||


The Cloughey Lifeboat - Slip Jig - Years ago the historic lifeboat/station were relocated to Portaferry, Co. Down.
X:1
T:The Cloughey Lifeboat
C:hernesheir-at-gmail
M:9/8
L:1/8
K:Am
R:Slip Jig
E|:"Am"A2c cBc "G"Bcd|"Am"c2E ABc"E7"~B2E|"Am"A2c cBc "G"dBG|"F"c2A "E7"^GAc"Am"~B2A|
"Am"A2c cBc "G"Bcd|"Am"c2E ABc"E7"~B2E|"Dm"fed "G"def "F"ecA|1"G"d2G "E7"c2B "Am"B2E:|2"G"d2G "E7"c2B "Am"A2B|
|:"C"c2G gec "F"f2a|"C"gec "F"cdc "G"BAG|"C"c2G "F"fga "G"g2B|"Am"cE2"E7"c2B"Am"A2B|
"C"c2G gec "F"f2a|"C"gec "F"dec "G"BAG|"Am"ABc "G"def "F"fga|1"G"g2B "E7"c2^G"Am"A2 B:|2"G"g2B"E7"c2B "Am"A||


The Meadowlark - Jig - my favorite western songbird growing up at the edge of rural SW Idaho, USA.
X:1
T:The Meadowlark
C:hernesheir-at-gmail
M:6/8
L:1/8
K:D
R:Jig
|:faf ede|fdd BAA|faf ede|fed B2A|
faf ede|fdd BAA|BAA fdd|1edc d3:|2edc d2A||
|:B2f gfe|faf BAd|B2f gfe|fdB BAd|
B2f gfe|faf ede|fdd edd|1faf d2A:|2faf d3||


Valse du Pommadeur - Waltz - named for the old French slang term for furniture makers/dealers who concealed flaws in their wares with colored wax, or paints.
X:1
T:Valse du Pommadeur
C:hernesheir-at-gmail
M:3/4
L:1/8
K:Gm
R:Waltz
|:^F3GAB|c2d2e2|d2b3^f|a4g2|
g2gdec|g2g^cdB|g^c de ag|^f3c BA|
^F3GAB|c2d2e2|d2b3^f|a4g2|
g2gcde|f2fBcd|d2b3^f|g6|
efcfAf|FfGfAf|Bfcfdf|G2f2F2|
efcfAf|FfGfAf|BFdBfd|b4f2|
efcfAf|FfGfAf|Bfcfdf|G2f2F2|
GBedcB|FBdBfd|ceFeGA|1B6:|2B6||


Croxall’s Elbow Room - Slip Jig
X:1
T:Croxall’s Elbow Room
C:hernesheir-at-gmail
M:9/8
L:1/8
K:D
R:Slip Jig
S:The curious name of a 112-acre tract adjacent to the "Old Court Road"
S:in Baltimore Co. MD, patented in 1750 by Richard Croxall. MD State Archives.
|:+turn+D3d2A BAA|+turn+D3d2e fed|+turn+D3d2A BAA|d2cA2F+turn+G3|
+turn+D3d2A BAA|+turn+D3d2A Bcd|+turn+D3d2A BAA|d2cA2G EFG:|
|:Adf e2g fdd|Adf eag efg|fdf e2g fdd|d2cA2G EFG|
Adf e2g fdd|Adf eag efg|fdda2d bge|1d2cA2G EFG:|2d2cA2F+turn+G3||


For Want Of A Corkscrew - Polka - perhaps better titled "Never for Want of a Corkscrew" - I have a collection of several hundred antique corkscrews….
X:1
T:For Want Of A Corkscrew
C:hernesheir-at-gmail
M:2/4
L:1/8
K:Edor
R:Polka
|:"Em"eB2e|"D"d/2e/2d/2B/2 AG|"Em"eB2e|"Bm"g/2f/2e/2d/2 eB|
"Em"eB2e|"D"d/2e/2d/2B/2 AG|"C"E/2F/2G/2A/2 "A"Bc|"B7"^d/2B/2g/2f/2"Em"e2:|
|:"Em"Be "Bm"g/2f/2e/2d/2|"Em"eB G/2F/2E|"Em"Be "Bm"g/2f/2e/2d/2|"A"ce Ac|
"Em"Be "Bm"g/2f/2e/2d/2|"Em"e/2f/2g/2a/2 "C"b2|"A"Ac "B7"^dB|1"Em"eB G/2F/2E:|2"Em"e2-e2||


Summer So Fair - Jig
X:1
T:Summer So Fair
C:hernesheir-at-gmail
M:6/8
L:1/8
K:G
R:Single Jig
|:"G"D2EG2B|"D"A2d"G"B3|"G"d2B "D7"cBA|"G"G2F"D7"D3|
"G"D2EG2B|"D"A2d"G"B3|"G"d2B "D7"cBA|1"G"G3-G3:|2"G"G3GBd||
|:"C"e3"G"d3|"D7"cBA"G"d3|"G"B2d"C"g2e|"G"dcB "D"ABd|
"C"e3"G"d3|"D7"cBA"G"B3|"G"d2B "D7"cBA|1"G"G3GBd:|2"G"G3-G3||


Seneschal Bruyn and His Lady - Jig - named after characters in one of Balzac’s "Droll Stories".
X:1
T:Seneschal Bruyn and His Lady
C:hernesheir-at-gmail
M:6/8
L:1/8
K:Eb
R:Jig
B|:"Ab"ABed2e|"Bb"fgf fec|"Ab"ABed2e|"Bb"fgf"Eb"e2B|
"Ab"ABed2e|"Bb"fgff2g|1"Ab"a2a gfe|"Bb"f3-f2B:|2"Fm"a2a "Ab"gfd|"Bb"B3-B2f/2g/2||
|:"Fm"a2a "Ab"gfe|"Bb"fgff2g|"Ab"a2a "Fm"gfe|"Bb"f3"Eb"e2 f/2g/2|
"Fm"a2a "Ab"gfe|"Bb"fgff2g/2a/2|1"Ab"bag "Fm"feg|"Bb"f3-f2 f/2g/2:|2"Ab"bag "Fm"fec|"Bb"B3-B2||


The Cellarkeep’s Candle - Hornpipe
X:1
T:The Cellarkeep’s Candle
C:hernesheir-at-gmail
Q:140
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:G
R:Hornpipe
%%abc-version 2.0
%%abc-creator ABCexplorer 1.0.5 - (c)Billig 2007
"D7"(3DEF|:"G"G>B d>g f>d e>d|(3GAB e>Bd2(3zBG|"D7"D>A ^G>A F>A e>d|1"G"(3GAB A>F"D7"D2(3zEF:|2"G"(3A^AB "D7"c>F"G"G2(3zz^G||
"Am"A>e e>e "E7"^d>e e>=d|"Am"c2"E7"(3BcB"Am"A2(3z^G=G|"D"F>d d>d e>d d>c|"G"B2"D7"(3ABA"Em"G2"D"F2|
"C"(3EFG "G"D>B "D"(3ABc "Em"B>D|"C"(3EFG "D"A>c"G"B2G>D|"C"(3EFG "G"D>B "D"(3ABc "Em"B>d|"C"e>B "D"A>G "G"G2"B7"F2||
|:"Em"E>e e>d "Am"c>B A>B|(3cBA d>B c>B A>G|"D"F>d d>e f>d a>f|1"Em"(3gag (3"B7"fgf"Em"e2G>F:|2"Em"(3gag (3"B7"fgf"Em"e2e>f||
"G"g>G "C"(3gfe "G"d>B e>f|"Em"g>G "C"(3gfe "D"d2-(3dzD|"C"(3EFG "G"D>B "D"(3ABc "Em"B>d|"C"e>B "D"A>G "G"G2-(3Gzf|
"G"g>G "C"(3gfe "G"d>B e>f|"Em"g>G "C"(3gfe "D"d2-(3dzf|"C"(3gfe "G"d>B "C"(3edc "Em"B>G|"C"(3efg "D"a>f"G"g2||


A Countryman’s Year - Waltz
X:1
T:A Countryman’s Year - Waltz
C:hernesheir-at-gmail.com
M:3/4
L:1/8
K:F
R:Waltz
Q:130
"F"A2cdc2|"C"G2cdc2|"F"A2f2e2|"Bb"d6|"F"c2FGA2|"C"G2CDE2|"Dm"F3GAF|"Bb"D6|
"F"F2cdc2|"C"g2cdc2|"Bb"f2e2d2|"F(Am)"c6|"Bb"d2FGF2|"F"c2FGF2|"C7"B2A2G2|"F"F6|
"C7"G6|g6|"Bb"f2e2d2|"Am"c4AG|"Dm"F6|"Bb"c6|"C"G3FG2|"Dm"A4FE|
"Bb"D6|d6|"C"c2g2e2|"Dm"f4ed|"Bb"c2F4|"F"c2F4|"C"G3A"C7"G2|"F"F6|


The Goose Girl Kissed Me on May Day Morn -reel
https://thesession.org/tunes/8487
T: Goose Girl Kissed Me On May Day Morn, The
C:hernesheir-at-gmail
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
R: reel
K: Gmaj
GE|:D3EG3A|BGdG edBc|d2Bd geBc|d3Bd2GE|
D3EG3A|BGdG e2ef|gage dBge|1dBAG EGGE:|2dBABG2Bc||
|:d2Bcd2ef|gaged2ef|gage dBGB|BGced2ef|
gaged2(3def|gaged3f|gage dcBd|1cAFAG2Bc:|2cAFAG2||


Clearwater - Reel fragment named for a storied steelhead and salmon stream that traverses my home state in the northwestern US.
X:1
T:The Clearwater
C:hernesheir-at-gmail
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:none
R:Reel
|:d3B AGEG|DG G2EA-AG|d3B EGDG|BAGE- EG-GE|
D3E BABd|D2BG AGEG|G2BA Bd-dB|A2dG AGBG:|
|:d3e geag|e2ag edBd|e3d edag|edBA BGEG|
d3e geag|ea2g edBd|bage-ea-ag|eged edBA:|


Two Oceans Lake - Jig - - lovely tarn straddling the continental divide in Grand Teton Natl Park in Wyoming, USA. The lake has two outlets. One outlet’s waters flow to the Pacific, the other, to the Atlantic.
X:1
T:Two Oceans Lake
C:hernesheir-at-gmail
M:6/8
L:1/8
K:D
|:ABA ABd|efe edB|fAf efg|fAf edB|
ABAd2e|eag efg|fag gba|1gecd2B:|2gecd2e||
|:fAf edB|AFG AFE|DFA Bcd|egfe2d|
fAA efg|fAA BdB|Agf Afd|1Aecd2e:|2Aecd3||


The Lancashire Clog-Maker - Jig - for the craftsman who fashioned my wife’s English Waltz-clog shoes.
X:1
C:hernesheir-at-gmail
T:The Lancashire Clog-Maker
M:6/8
L:1/8
K:G
|:d|BAG gfg|efg gdB|c2e dBG|ABG FED|
GFGg2f|ege dBd|ecA dBG|1AcFG2:|2AcFG2||
|:d|eca age|dBe dBd|eca age|dBGA2d|
eca age|defg2d|ecA def|1gdBG2:|2gdBG2||


John’s Maze - Reel for my good friend the Uillean piper John Maze of Gainesville, FL, founder of the annual Florida Tiornal.
X:1
T:John’s Maze
C:hernesheir-at-gmail
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:D
|:(3ABc|dDFA dfec|cdBc AGFE|DFAd fedc|BedBA2(3ABc|
dFFdd2cB|Afec g2(3fga|bgeb afda|geced2:|
|:(3ABc|d2fd =cAdc|AB^cd e3g|fgef d=cAd|e=cGFG3B|
AFDA =c2(3AB^c|defdg2(3efg|afda bgeg|1ge=ced2:|2ge^ced2||