The New Broom barndance

Also known as The New Broom Sweeps Clean.

There are 17 recordings of a tune by this name.

A tune by this name has been recorded together with Around The Fairy Fort (lots of times).

The New Broom has been added to 114 tunebooks.

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Three settings

X: 1
T: The New Broom
R: barndance
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
G3B d2Bd|e/2g/2e dB d2BA|GFGA ~B2AG|A2E2 E2(3DEF|
G3B d2Bd|e/2g/2e dB d2Bd|edge dBAc|1B2G2 G2(3DEF:|2B2G2 G2ga||
b2ba g3a|bgag e/2g/2e d2|edge dBGA|BAAG A2ga|
b2ba g3a|bgag e/2g/2e d2|edge dBAc|B2G2 G2ga|
b2ba g3a|bgag e/2g/2e d2|edge dBGA|BAAG AcBA|
G3B d2Bd|e/2g/2e dB d2Bd|edge dBAc|B2G2 G2(3DEF||
X: 2
T: The New Broom
R: barndance
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
G3 B d2 Bd | e/g/e dB d2 BA | GFGA B2 AG | A2 E2 E2 (3DEF |
G3 B d2 Bd | e/g/e dB d2 Bd | edge dBAc | B2 G2 G2 :|
b2 ba g3 a | bgag e/g/e d2 | edge dBGA |
1 BAAG A2 ga | b2 ba g3 a | bgag e/g/e d2 | edge dBAc | B2 G2 G2 :|
2 BAAG AcBA | G3 B d2 Bd | e/g/e dB d2Bd| edge dBAc | B2 G2 G2 ||
|: G2 G2 d2 B>d | e2 d>B d2 B>A | G2 G>A B2 A>G | A2 E2 E4 |
G2 G>B (3ded (3Bcd | e2 d>B d2 (3Bcd | e>dg>e d>BA>d | B2 G2 G4 :|
|: b2 b2 g3 a | b>ga>g e2 d2 | e2 e2 d>BG>A | B2 A2 A4 |
[1 b2 b>a (3gag (3fga | b>ga>g (3ege (3def | g3 e d>BA>d | B2 G2 G4 :|
[2 G2 G2 d2 B>d | e2 d>B d4 | e2 g>e d>BA>d | B2 G2 G4 |]
G>D (3GAB d2 (3Bcd | (3ege d>B d>gB>A | G>D (3FGA B>GA>G | A>BE>D (3EGE (3DEF |
G>DG>B d>GB>d | e>Gd>B d>GB>d | g>f (3gfe d>BA>d | B>G (3GGG G2 :|
b>^ab>=a (3gbg (3fga | b>g (3agf (3ege d>G | e>Gg>G d>GG>A |
[1 B>AA>^G (3ABA (3Bd=g | b2 b>a g>fg>a | b2 a>g e>g (3def | g>e (3gfe d>BA>d | B>G (3GGG G2 :|
2 B>A (3AAA A2 (3cBA | G>DG>B (3dgd (3Bcd | (3ege d>^c d2 e>f | g>f (3gfe d>BA>d | B>GG>F G2 ||
X: 3
T: The New Broom
R: barndance
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
DE | G3 B d2 Bd | ~e2 dB d2 BA | G3 A ~B2 AG | A2 E2 E2 DE |
G3 B d2 Bd | ~e2 dB d2 Bd | ed ge dB Ac | B2 G2 G2 :|
ga | b2 ba g3 a | bg ag e2 d2 | e2 ge dB GA | B2 A2 A2 |
[1 ga | b2 ba g3 a | bg ag e2 d2 | ed ge dB Ac | B2 G2 G2 :|
[2 BA | G3 B d2 Bd | ~e2 dB d2 Bd |ed ge dB Ac | B2 G2 G2 ||

Six comments

Written by Vincent Broderick, it can be heard on Cherish the Ladies "New Day Dawning".

Goes well when played after "Around the Fairy Fort" (also composed by Vincent Broderick).

“Around the Fairy Fort Barndance” ~ Vincent Broderick, as mentioned above

Key signature: D Major
Submitted on November 21st 2003 by Conway.
https://thesession.org/tunes/2177

“The Mountain Stream Barndance” ~ Vincent Broderick, also in G

Key signature: G Major
Submitted on November 23rd 2005 by the wounded hussar.
https://thesession.org/tunes/5227

“The New Broom” ~ “New Brooms for Old” ~ under the Harry Potter influence?

~ or just plain potty… Here’s a bit of fun with this one, first repeating the transcription here and then dancing through two takes, the next reductionary and then the last contrary to that ~ 8-)

X: 1
T: The New Broom
C: Vincent Broderick
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
R: barndance
K: G Major
|: (3DEF |
G3 B d2 Bd | e/g/e dB d2 BA | GFGA B2 AG | A2 E2 E2 (3DEF |
G3 B d2 Bd | e/g/e dB d2 Bd | edge dBAc | B2 G2 G2 :|
|: ga |
b2 ba g3 a | bgag e/g/e d2 | edge dBGA |
1 BAAG A2 ga | b2 ba g3 a | bgag e/g/e d2 | edge dBAc | B2 G2 G2 :|
2 BAAG AcBA | G3 B d2 Bd | e/g/e dB d2Bd| edge dBAc | B2 G2 G2 ||

X: 2
T: The New Broom
C: Vincent Broderick
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
R: barndance
K: G Major
|: G2 G2 d2 B>d | e2 d>B d2 B>A | G2 G>A B2 A>G | A2 E2 E4 |
G2 G>B (3ded (3Bcd | e2 d>B d2 (3Bcd | e>dg>e d>BA>d | B2 G2 G4 :|
|: b2 b2 g3 a | b>ga>g e2 d2 | e2 e2 d>BG>A | B2 A2 A4 |
[1 b2 b>a (3gag (3fga | b>ga>g (3ege (3def | g3 e d>BA>d | B2 G2 G4 :|
[2 G2 G2 d2 B>d | e2 d>B d4 | e2 g>e d>BA>d | B2 G2 G4 |]

X: 3
T: The New Broom
C: Vincent Broderick
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
R: barndance
K: G Major
|: (3DEF |
G>D (3GAB d2 (3Bcd | (3ege d>B d>gB>A | G>D (3FGA B>GA>G | A>BE>D (3EGE (3DEF |
G>DG>B d>GB>d | e>Gd>B d>GB>d | g>f (3gfe d>BA>d | B>G (3GGG G2 :|
|: (3Bdg |
b>^ab>=a (3gbg (3fga | b>g (3agf (3ege d>G | e>Gg>G d>GG>A |
[1 B>AA>^G (3ABA (3Bd=g | b2 b>a g>fg>a | b2 a>g e>g (3def | g>e (3gfe d>BA>d | B>G (3GGG G2 :|
2 B>A (3AAA A2 (3cBA | G>DG>B (3dgd (3Bcd | (3ege d>^c d2 e>f | g>f (3gfe d>BA>d | B>GG>F G2 ||