Bridge End waltz

Bridge End has been added to 9 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: Bridge End
R: waltz
M: 3/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|| D2 AF AF | EB BA Bd | D2 AF Ad | ef dB AF |
D2 AF AF | EB BA Bd |D2 AF Ad | ef dB AB ||
|| d>f af dA | Be dB AB | df af ed | Be ef e2 |
df af ed | Be dB AB | df bf af | ef dB AF || D6 ||

Four comments

Bridge End

This is a Three-Two I composed to go after Kenneth’s Bridge, another self-comp. which I entered here fairly recently.

It’s called after a small cluster of buildings across the river from the west end of Frosterley village in Weardale, County Durham, northern England. Formative periods of my life have been spent round there; my life is accordingly formless. Large sea-trout lurk in the river, but not nearly as large as the sessioners who have been known to lurk in a nearby pub.

(last quaver of the tune, first time round, is meant to be F#, not B.)

Bridge End (now it’s a 3/4…)

I realise now that this tune is a fast 3/4, not a 3/2 as I first submitted it. Nor does it gain from the second part being played twice. So I’ve re-posted it below in ABC, with each part being played through once:

X: 1
T: Bridge End
M: 3/4
L: 1/8
R: Waltz
K: Dmaj

| D2 AF AF | EB BA Bd | D2 AF Ad | ef dB AF | D2 AF AF | EB BA Bd | D2 AF Ad | ef dB AB || d>f af dA | Be dB AB | df af ed | Be ef e2 | df af ed | Be dB AB | df bf af | ef dB AF || D6 |