T: Broken Sword
|: EAA cBc | dBG Bcd | ede dcd | efg g2A |
EAA cBc | dBG Bcd | ede dcd |1 eAA A2D :|2 eAA A2e ||
|: a3 a3 | gec d2d | cAA eAA | cde deg |
a3 a3 | gec d2d | cAA eAA |1 E^F^G A2e :|2 E^F^G A2D ||
Also known as The Broken Sword.
There is 1 recording of this tune.
Broken Sword has been added to 4 tunebooks.
From the playing of Bob McQuillen, April Limber, and Peter Colby. Composed by Bob in 1977.
One of Bob’s former students made several videos of Bob’s tunes, from Bob’s Tune/Note Book #3. The dots from Bob’s original version of the tune differs a bit from how he plays it on Farewell To The Hollow, which is the setting notated in X1.
Bob’s note about the tune:
"For Larry Jennings and Co., whose marvelous sword dance at the New England Folk Festival inspired this tune."
And here’s his student playing it: