Du Fel Y Glo slip jig

Also known as Black As Coal, Black As The Coal, Black Like Coal, Black Like The Coal, Coal Black, Fel Y Glo, Like Coal, Like The Coal.

There is 1 recording of a tune by this name.

Du Fel Y Glo has been added to 4 tunebooks.

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Three settings

X: 1
T: Du Fel Y Glo
R: slip jig
M: 9/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|: G2 B GBB D2 F | G2 B GBB c2 A |\
G2 B GBB D3 | dcB AB/A/G FED :|
|: dBG GAB D3 | dBG GAB c2 e |\
dB/A/G G2 B D3 | dc/B/A ABG FED :|
X: 2
T: Du Fel Y Glo
R: slip jig
M: 9/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
K: D
|: DFF DFF A,3 | DFF DFF G3 |\
DFF DFF A,3 | agf e2 d d3 :|
|: afd def A3 | afd def g3 |\
afd def A3 | agf e2 d d3 :|
X: 3
T: Du Fel Y Glo
R: slip jig
M: 9/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|: GBB GBB D3 | GBB GBB c3 |\
GBB GBB D3 | dcB A2 G G3 :|
|: dBG GAB D3 | dBG GAB c3 |\
dBG GAB D3 | dcB A2 G G3 :|

Four comments

“Du Fel Y Glo”

Another Welsh slip jig… ;-)

X: 2 “Du Fel Y Glo”

S: "Cadw Twmpath: 100 More Welsh Folk Dance Tunes"
- selected, edited and arranged by Robin Huw Bowen;
Cymdeithas Ddawns Werin Cymru / The Welsh Folk Dance Society
page 35, tune #92

X: 3 “Du Fel Y Glo”

X: 2 transposed from D to G Major for comparison with X: 1… 8-)

Re: Du Fel Y Glo

It’s a lovely tune. What does "Du Fel Y Glo" translate to in English?