After "c" posted his Northwest tune it spurred me to submit "Coffee" and made me think of this tune I had written about 10 years ago. A band from Washington State recorded it…. the CD is at http://cdbaby.com/cd/tbwc
This is the 2nd original tune I have posted and dont plan to post more unless it seems "right." This tune has been "tested" and the Barbed Wire Cutters (the band who recorded it) said it was always a hit at their live shows. I arranged it for solo guitar and sometimes play it on the mandolin with good results from the audience. I hope others will enjoy it as well.
I was going to ask you about your ‘recorded’ tune, and also to get you to put the CD information and its track list in the ‘Recordings’ here… ;-) A band from Washington state eh?
4th Measure B
D Dorian is the correct key… all the B’ sshould be natural…. the one in the 4th measure I meant to indicate as flat… BUT it could go either way (after the band recorded it with that one flat B… I got to playing it that way) ….SO, this setting is perfectly ok the way it is .
For those who want the flatted in B in the 4th measure, the ABC’s have been updated.
“Angelfire” ~ the up and down of it
Here it is again MH’s transcript up an octave, in case anyone wants to take it that great old fashioned way of playing it octaves, or any variation thereof… Or you’ve an instrument that doesn’t handle the commas well… ;-)
K: D Dorian
|: (3ABc |
d2 df edcA | Acde fedc | d2 ed f2 g2 | a3 _b agfe |
d2 df edcA | Acde fedc | e2 ef edcA | agfe d2 :|
|: (3ABc |
defg a2 ab | c’bag a4 | agfe fedc | fedc d4 |
defg a2 ab | c’bag a3 a | a2 g2 f2 e2 | fedc d2 :|
“Angelfire” ~ a fifth
K: A Dorian
|: (3EFG |
A2 Ac BAGE | EGAB cBAG | A2 BA c2 d2 | e3 =f edcB |
A2 Ac BAGE | EGAB cBAG | B2 Bc BAGE | edcB A2 :|
|: (3EFG |
ABcd e2 ef | gfed e4 | edcB cBAG | cBAG A4 |
ABcd e2 ef | gfed e3 e | e2 d2 c2 B2 | cBAG A2 :|
Just MH’s transcript goosed up a fifth…no changes made but that…
"c" thanks for the additional takes on the tune… When the band recorded it, they played it as written, then kicked it up an octave just as you illustrated. Then at the end, they did a "round" with it. It wasn’t bad, they are no longer a band, but do "reunion" shows… they were very eclectic for a bluegrass band and did more trad. tunes than most. They even used a penny whistle on some of their stuff.