The Elk’s Festival hornpipe

Also known as Elks Festival, The Elks Festival.

There are 2 recordings of a tune by this name.

The Elk’s Festival has been added to 1 tune set.

The Elk's Festival has been added to 13 tunebooks.

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Three settings

X: 1
T: The Elk's Festival
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
(FG) | AFAd fedc | BGBe gfed | cAce agfe | fcdB A2 (FG) |
AFAd fedc | BGBe g2 (ag) | fafd Bgec | d2d2d2 :|
|: (fg) | (3.a.a.a (fd) Adfd | (3.g.g.g (ec) Acec | fdge afbg | ecdB A2 (fg) |
(3.a.a.a (fd) Adfd | (3.g.g.g (ec) A2 (ag) | fdAF Egec | d2d2d2 :|
X: 2
T: The Elk's Festival
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|: F>G |A>F (3ABd f>ed>c | B>^AB>e g>fe>d | c>Ac>e b>a^g>a | b>a (3fed A2 (3EFG |
A2 (3FAd f>ed>c | B2 (3GBe g2 (3bag | f>a (3fed B>g (3edc | d>A (3FGA D2 :|
|: f>g |a>^gb>a f>dA>d | g>fa>g e>cA>c | f>dg>e a>fb>g | e>c (3dcB (3ABA (3efg |
(3aaa f>d A>dF>d | (3ggg e>c A>cE>c | f>d (3AGF E>g (3edc | d2 A2 D2 :|
X: 3
T: The Elk's Festival
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|: FG |AFAd fedc | B^ABe gfed | cAce ba^ga | bafd A2 FG |
A2 Fd f2 dc | B2 Ge g2 ag | fafd Bgec | dAFA D2 :|
|: fg |a^gba fdAd | gfag ecAc | fdge afbg | ecdB A2 fg |
a2 fd AdFd | g2 ec AcEc | fdAF Egec | d2 A2 D2 :|

Six comments

Elk’s Festival

Nice tune; I’ve had the dots for years, but never tried it out. I wonder how it got its name.

Elk’s festival

We play this one after Madam Bonaparte sometimes…. and swing it a LOT (in fact it maybe even galumph’s). I turn the triplets up eg gag rather than ggg.
I don’t have a source for this, does anyone know who wrote it?

Chris

“Elk’s Festival” ~ damn, the two of you together again…

Are you sure there isn’t another name for this one? I know the melody, set deep in my noggin, but I didn’t recognize the name. Here’s some fun as it came naturally, no struggle, but hoping there aren’t a lot of other influences. Played swung, with the transcript given, there’s nothing really to conflict between them, but there are some ‘differences’, or will we say instead, ‘variations’ ~

😎 ~ don’t hit me, I’m wearing glasses…

X: 2
T: Elk’s Festival
T: ? ? ?
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
R: hornpipe
K: D Major
|: F>G |\
A>F (3ABd f>ed>c | B>^AB>e g>fe>d | c>Ac>e b>a^g>a | b>a (3fed A2 (3EFG |
A2 (3FAd f>ed>c | B2 (3GBe g2 (3bag | f>a (3fed B>g (3edc | d>A (3FGA D2 :|
|: f>g |\
a>^gb>a f>dA>d | g>fa>g e>cA>c | f>dg>e a>fb>g | e>c (3dcB (3ABA (3efg |
(3aaa f>d A>dF>d | (3ggg e>c A>cE>c | f>d (3AGF E>g (3edc | d2 A2 D2 :|

“Elk’s Festival” ~ minus any > or (3

X: 7
T: Elk’s Festival
T: ? ? ?
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
R: hornpipe
K: D Major
|: FG |\
AFAd fedc | B^ABe gfed | cAce ba^ga | bafd A2 FG |
A2 Fd f2 dc | B2 Ge g2 ag | fafd Bgec | dAFA D2 :|
|: fg |\
a^gba fdAd | gfag ecAc | fdge afbg | ecdB A2 fg |
a2 fd AdFd | g2 ec AcEc | fdAF Egec | d2 A2 D2 :|

Derry?

Incidentally, both this and the one I listed above claim to be called "Derry" 🙂.