Dance Tunes and Music

An asterisk (*) denotes that the unaccompanied melody is for a dance, Contra, Square or Folk, and is found written with the dance directions.

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All the Way to Galway * 4 1 20
Allie Crocker Reel * 3 7 28
Andrew Bearman, Banjo Maker 10 12 18
Ashuelot Hornpipe (Ralph Page) * 7 10 36
Atlantic Hornpipe * 5 8 25
Atlantic Polka Quadrille * 6 3 20
Atlantic Polka, Second Change * 9 4 23
Back of The Change House * 8 9 5
Barney Brallighan (First Strain) * 9 3 6
Barren Rocks of Aden * 4 6 25
Batchelder's Reel * 10 8 25
Bavarian Landler * 1 5 13
Bee in the Pumpkin Blossom * 6 12 33
Behind the Old Briar Patch * 12 7 25
Birks of Invernay * 8 6 32
Black Forest Mazurka * 2 5 13
Black Nag, The * 6 2 34
Blaydon Races * 8 7 34
Bluebell Polka * 6 9 30
Bob's Double Clog * 6 6 9
Bon Ton Gavotte * 6 3 15
Bonny Kate (First 8 Measures) * 9 3 5
Boston Two Step * 3 12 20
Bricklayers' Hornpipe * 4 8 37
Bridge of Athlone * 8 11 31
British Grenadier * 13 1 32
British Grenadier * 1 7 15
Bummel Schottische * 4 6 22
Bunkhouse Reel (Tune is "REELY" a Jig in 6/8) * 5 5 30
Canadian Breakdown * 4 12 24
Canadian Square * 4 8 34
Carignan Records Again (Dane Lankin-Montreal) 11 12 22
Cataloguing 18th Century Tunes (Kirby Todd) 14 4 22
Childgrove * 9 7 23
Chopin's "The Little Dog Waltz" (Mary Alice Young) 9 10 17
Chorus Jig (Untitled - named on p.23, Par.3) * 2 10 23
Christmas Hornpipe * 1 8 11
Christmas Polka * 1 8 16
Cincinnati Hornpipe * 10 4 26
Cincinnati Hornpipe * 13 6 6
Circassian Circle * 5 1 31
Civil War Fiddle of the 15th Vermont Regiment 9 3 32
Cock of the North * 5 10 34
Colosseum Hornpipe * 8 10 16
Come Up the Back Stairs * 9 8 25
Constitution Hornpipe * 5 7 39
Contra Music's Gaelic Heritage (Ralph Page) 3 3 14
Corinthian Hornpipe * 11 8 24
Crested Hen * 7 8 26
Crooked Stovepipe * 1 3 18
Cshebogar * 6 7 36
Cshebogar * 7 3 43
D & A Schottische * 1 3 17
Dandy Mike's Reel * 11 1 25
Danish Family Circle * 5 9 44
Danish Schottische * 1 2 18
Dawn Waltz * 6 3 11
Der Lauterbacher * 3 10 23
Delaware Hornpipe * 7 4 33
Dominion Reel * 4 10 38
Doudlebska Polka * 5 7 41
Douglas' Favorite Hornpipe * 7 3 42
Douglas' Favorite Hornpipe * 13 10 28
Dovecote Park * 8 10 18
Downfall of Paris - A Hornpipe * 2 9 19
Draw The Sword, Scotland * 11 4 25
Duke of Perth * 8 9 4
Dunroamin' Jig (Ralph Page) * 8 12 26
Eddie Fontaine, Fiddle Maker (Yves Dumont) 11 6 16
Edward Bunting & Irish Music c.1790 (H.L.Morrow) 9 2 14
Edward Bunting & Irish Music (H. L. Morrow) 10 9 13
Eide Ratas * 4 1 22
English Folk Song Club - A Visit (Ed Moody) 12 4 15
Ersko Kolo * 9 12 25
Espan * 3 4 18
Falling Off a Log * 6 5 25
Falling Off a Log (a favorite of Ed Koenig) * 11 10 40
Family Sekstur * 9 11 30
Family Waltz * 2 12 23
Fiddle Hill Jig (Ralph Page) * 9 1 35
Fiddle Hill Jig (Ralph Page) * 13 6 11
Fiddle Music in Vermont (Larry Bennett) 11 5 6
Fiddle Traders (Ralph Page) 11 5 2
Fiddle Whittler 10 5 17
Fiddler in Quebec (Bob Hill) 6 4 31
Fiddlers' Conventions Announced for 1972 11 1 37
Fiddlers' Convention in Renfro Valley, KY (Martha Stiles) 11 5 17
Fiddlers, Pickers, & Singers 9 7 9
Fiddlers Three * 6 6 12
Fiddling Statesmen, c.1882 9 2 39
Finnegan's Wake * 6 2 33
Fireman's Dance * 10 3 28
Fishers Hornpipe * 3 2 19
Folk Music Radio Program, 1952-56 (Roger Knox) 5 6 13
Folk Music of Sweden (Gordon Ekvall Tracie) 7 7 5
Forest de Bondi * 10 11 26
Forrester's Hornpipe * 7 12 31
Four Dance Tunes, 2 jigs,2 reels [Newfoundland] * 6 3 42
Galway Reel * 4 4 20
Geud Man of Ballangigh * 4 11 26
German Beau, The * 6 12 24
Get Lost Jig (Ralph Page) * 6 7 32
Gie Gordons, The * 2 9 18
Girl I Left Behind Me * 10 3 21
Glise a Sherbrooke * 13 7 28
Gone A Rovin' (Ralph Page) * 13 11 26
Good For the Tongue * 4 7 23
Green Garters * 6 11 16
Gustaf's Skoal * 6 1 30
Half Chain [Danish] * 10 3 30
Harvest Home Hornpipe * 3 11 19
Harvest Home Hornpipe * 6 11 18
Haste to The Wedding * 3 11 21
Haughs of Cromdale * 8 9 10
Haystack, The * 6 6 12
High Road to Linton * 8 9 3
Highland Schottische * 6 3 30
Honest John * 7 1 28
Honest John Part ONE * 1 9 14
Honest John Part TWO (Two tunes listed) * 1 10 17
Hopkin's Hornpipe * 5 12 31
Hornpipe (Unnamed) * 8 9 9
Hull's Victory * 1 11 14
Hunky Dory Hornpipe (Ralph Page) * 8 5 26
Hunt the Squirrel * 5 3 38
I Had a Bonnet Trimmed With Blue * 7 2 28
Indian Reel * 8 11 27
Indian Reel * 13 6 4
International Folk Music Council September, 1948 1 1 35
Irish-to-French Canadian Music (Ann Eyerman) 12 11 15
Irish Folk Music Today (Niall Shanahan) 10 11 18
Irish Music, an Exploration (Sean MacReamoinn) 10 7 2
Irish Music,"New Sounds on Old Airs" (Bill Meek) 12 1 2
Irish Songs, History of (Edward Quill) 13 7 38
Irish, The Airs of Clare (Harold Golnik) 12 8 12
Irish Uileann Pipes in History (Seoirse Bodley) 10 8 12
Irish-Uileann Pipes (Susan Nicassio) 12 3 5
Ja Sas * 2 10 20
Jack's Delight (Ralph Page) * 8 6 31
Jaegermarsch * 10 1 26
Jamaja Labajalg * 2 6 18
Jan Pierewiete * 7 12 33
Jaunting Car, The [Double Jig] * 6 12 23
Jean Carignan, Master Fiddler (Etienne Colbert) 11 4 6
Jean Carignan, Fiddler in a Taxi (Levi Messier) 12 4 7
Jean Carignan, A Profile (Ralph Page) 14 6 11
Jean Carignan, Fiddler - A Vignette (Ralph Page) 10 2 22
Jefferson and Liberty * 4 6 26
Jenny Lind's Favorite Polka * 6 3 22
Jig of Slurs, The 8 10 20
Jimmy Allen * 8 9 34
Jimmy Allen * 10 1 24
Jimmy Allen * 12 5 28
Jimmy's Favorite Jig * 8 1 30
Jolly Is The Miller * 11 1 28 3 2 25
Kalvelis * 10 5 28
Ken Hillyer's Jig (Ken Hillyer) * 9 6 25
Kinlock of Kinlock * 7 11 31
Kitchen Reel (Ralph Page) * 8 8 30
Kitchen Reel (Ralph Page) * 9 6 23
Klumpakojis * 1 11 21
Knowing Square Dance Music, Pt.1. (Walter Meier) 9 9 2
Knowing Square Dance Music, Pt.2. (Walter Meier) 9 10 12
Knowing Square Dance Music, Pt.3. (Walter Meier) 9 11 10
Kolo Kalendara * 6 5 28
Korobushka * 9 1 32
Kuma Echa * 7 7 30
La Grondeuse * 11 7 25
La Russe * 7 2 33
Lady Round the Lady * 5 7 38
Lamplighter's Hornpipe * 13 6 10
Lancers Quadrille, Fig. 1 (music) * 8 1 37
Lancers Quadrille, Fig. 2 (music) * 8 1 38
Land of Sweet Erin * 5 6 20
Lass of Paties Mill, The * 8 11 8
Le Breakdown de Pont Neuf [Quebec] * 6 4 28
Le Breakdown de Pont Neuf * 7 7 28
Lilli Marlene * 10 10 31
Little Arrows * 10 1 25
Little Man in a Fix * 3 5 19
Little Sally Waters * 10 1 7
Liverpool Hornpipe * 8 10 17
Lochanside * 8 11 6
Logger's Breakdown (a favorite of Ed Koenig) * 11 10 39
Lord MacDonald's Reel * 8 1 29
Lord Moira-Hornpipe * 3 4 20
Maggie Brown's Favorite * 2 3 20
Maid on the Green (First 8 Measures) * 9 3 5
Major Mackie's Jig * 9 10 22
Makazice Kolo * 8 12 28
Man in The Hay * 2 2 23
Manitou * 6 11 29
Maple Leaf Jig 4 9 23
Maple Leaf Jig * 13 6 5
Marching to Pretoria * 8 2 25
Margaret's Waltz * 8 4 27
Masai's Favorite * 13 7 32
Masquerade * 1 3 19
Mayim Mayim * 4 2 31
McQuillen's Squeezebox (Ralph Page) * 10 6 25
McQuillen's Squeezebox (Ralph Page) * 13 3 27
Meitschi Putz Di * 8 10 34
Merry Dance, The (The Holmes Brothers) * 2 6 22
Mie Katden * 1 12 16
Milanovo Kolo * 6 8 25
Miss Brown's Reel * 3 9 25
Miss Forbes' Farewell to Banff * 8 10 19
Moll in the Wad * 9 12 24
Molly's Breakdown * 9 10 23
Monadnock Reel (Ralph Page) * 1 4 18
Money Musk - The 24 Measure Version * 2 11 18
Morning Fair Hornpipe * 4 3 36
Mrs. Munroe's Jig * 1 2 16
Muldoon's Favorite Reel * 8 7 30
Musicians in The White House (Ann Battles) 11 2 21
My Love is But a Lassie Yet * 6 6 14
Nebesko Kolo * 4 9 28
Neu Bayrischer * 5 5 26
New Century Hornpipe * 3 5 17
Nights of Gladness * 5 8 28
North Shore Breakdown * 8 2 24
Off To Skelligs [Single Reel] * 6 11 20
Oh Brother Breakdown (A favorite of Ed Koenig) * 11 10 40
Old Countryman's Reel * 3 6 18
Old Joe Clark * 1 8 12
Old Quadrille (See Also "Falling Off a Log") * 11 10 40
Old Rocking Chair (Ralph Page) * 12 10 26
Old Time Fiddler's Tunes (Norman McBurnie, N.S.) 6 3 33
Old Zip Coon * 3 1 17
Opera Reel, The * 1 1 16
Oslo Waltz * 5 8 29
Oxford Minuet * 2 4 17
Oxford Minuet * 6 6 20
Paddy on The Turnpike * 13 6 7
Pant Corlan Yr Wyn * 3 9 26
Parisot's Hornpipe (First Strain) * 9 3 8
Pat'nella, Vermont Version * 10 2 19
Patch Tanz * 7 11 32
Patriot's Jig, The (Ralph Page) * 11 2 25
Pet of The Pipers * 8 9 35
Pet of the Pipers * 6 9 27
Peter Street * 9 11 29
Polka Sextur * 3 7 36
Polka zu Drein * 7 5 27
Portland Fancy * 7 6 40
Portsmouth Hornpipe * 7 7 29
President Garfield Hornpipe * 2 12 22
Priest in his Boots, The * 5 2 30
Puttjenter * 4 3 32
Quarterdeck, The * 7 10 38
Quigley's Reel * 9 2 27
Quigley's Reel (Albert Quigley) * 9 7 21
Ralph Page Breakdown (Ralph Page) * 10 12 24
Ralph Page Breakdown (Ralph Page) 11 6 23
Red Lion Hornpipe * 10 9 25
Reel Ti Jean * 5 4 24
Reel a Pitou * 1 5 12
Reel du Petit Minou [Quebec] * 6 4 29
Reggie's Cigar (Ralph Page) * 9 3 27
Reilly's Own * 6 10 29
Reilly's Own * 13 7 29
Rheinlander Polka * 9 8 29
Rhine Hornpipe, The * 13 11 27
Rik Ma Reel * 8 1 31
Rival Hornpipe * 10 7 31
Road To Boston * 12 11 26
Road to the Isles * 4 4 23
Rocking Waltz * 2 8 21
Rory 0'More * 9 4 24
Rose of Tralee, a History (Philip Rooney) 7 9 34
Rosebud Reel * 13 6 9
Rosebud Reel * 13 7 34
Siebenschritt * 6 10 33
St. Jean Hornpipe [Quebec] * 6 4 30
Schottische * 6 6 23
Scotia Girl Hornpipe (Ralph Page) 8 4 25
Scottish Dance Music, Part 1 (Dr. Hugh Thurston) 8 9 2
Scottish Dance Music, Part 2 (Dr. Hugh Thurston) 8 10 13
Scottish Dance Music, Part 3 (Dr. Hugh Thurston) 8 11 4
Scottish Pipe Band, Lawrence, Mass. (Laura White) 11 5 14
Set de la Baie St. Paul * 6 10 31
Sextur Danish * 4 8 30
Shiboleth Basedeh * 10 4 27
Ships are Sailing (First Strain) 9 3 6
Sicilian Tarantella * 1 7 18
Sir Philip McHugh [Hop Jig] * 6 11 19
Smash The Windows * 13 2 25
Snurrebocken * 3 2 21
Spanish Ladies * 7 9 32
Spanking Jack 5 10 31
Speed The Plough * 2 2 17
Speed The Plough * 8 10 14
St. Anne's Reel * 5 1 28
St. Lawrence Jig * 7 8 22
St. Patrick's Day in the Morning * 2 7 24
St. Patrick's Day * 6 11 15
St. Patrick's Day * 9 3 9
Stolen Amati Violin Found (Lawrence Van Fielder) 10 9 10
Strawberries and Raspberries * 6 5 27
Strip The Willow * 3 3 18
Stumbling Fiddler, The * 6 11 28
Sudmalinas * 1 10 20
Swedish Folk Fiddling (Gordon Tracie) 13 12 8
Swedish Folk Fiddling (Gordon Tracie) 14 5 18
Swedish Folk Music Pt. 1 (Gordon Ekvall Tracie) 11 7 6
Swedish Folk Music Pt. 2 (Gordon Ekvall Tracie) 11 8 14
Swedish Folk Music - list of 45rpm & LP records 11 8 23
Swinging On A Gate * 11 11 43
Tantoli * 5 12 33
Tarantella * 3 8 26
Tartan Waltz * 6 3 12
Tempest, The * 6 1 29
Teviot Brig * 8 9 7
Tipsy Parson, The (Ralph Page) * 4 2 21
To Ting * 1 1 18
Totur * 1 6 16
Troika * 1 4 19
Tropanka (Bulgarian) * 11 3 27
Try A Tune [Whistling] (Jeanne Cross) 12 12 50
Turkey In The Straw * 3 1 17
Unidentified Gaelic Song (from J. H. Schultz) * 4 4 19
Valse Denise * 6 3 14
Varsouvianna * 6 6 23
Vermont Violin Maker, William Conant (1804-1894) 14 5 36
Vinton's Hornpipe * 13 7 30
Violin Bowmaker Geza Balint (Robert Finley) * 12 5 11
Violin Maker Rob Chambers (Ralph Page) * 14 3 9
Violin Villages (Youth's Companion, Jan. 5, 1888) * 10 11 16
Vranjanka * 6 12 37
Wait For The Wagon * 1 5 10
Walpole Cottage * 10 7 26
Waltz in Figure * 6 3 20
Washington Quickstep * 3 12 17
Waves of Tory * 5 6 22
Wee Pickle Tow, The * 5 11 27
Whalen's Breakdown * 6 8 22
Whalen's Breakdown * 10 10 28
When The Work's All Done This Fall * 5 9 41
White Rose Waltz * 6 3 13
Wi 'a Hundred Pipers * 1 2 17
Wild Goose Chase (as played by Forest Barrett) * 5 9 39
Winster Galop * 9 5 29
With String and Bow (Ralph Page) 13 10 8
Wright's Quickstep * 6 11 27
Year End Two Step (Ralph Page) * 7 11 30
Year End Two Step (Ralph Page) * 10 11 27
Year of Jubilo * 6 12 32
Yellow Haired Laddie Reel * 10 2 28
Young Charlotte or The Frozen Girl 1 2 8