A monthly online session for TTS Members to get together, chat and play. The next one will be on Sunday 12th February from 4 – 6pm UK time. Put it in your diary and we look forward to seeing (and hearing!) you then ! – this one is the most typical 2nd Sunday of the month..
Participate in Zoom (YouTube Live Stream may be withdrawn post-pandemic, but did happen in Dec 2022).
The Zoom links is available here, and distributed via the TTS email and group discussion list.
Sunday 12th Feb Click here for the link
Time 4-6pm (UK time)
Most months we have a theme or a couple of tunes to add to our repertoire.
For February we have:
For January we have:
For December we have:
From Elizabeth Christina –
Chilly chilly Winter play on a G pipe using this D pipe fingering
Hey Ho and a soulin
From Terry Carter’s Taborer’s Treasury Volume 6:
(P=Page: K= Key: S=Starting note)
- Il est ne le divin Enfant P2 K=G maj S=Low D
- Ding Dong Merrily on High P4 K=G maj S=G
- God Rest Ye Merry P5 K=E minor S=E
- Infant Holy P7 K=G maj S=Low D
- O Come, O Come, Emmanuel P 10 K=E minor S=E
- Sussex Carol P 13 K G maajor S=High D
- Jingle Bells P8 K G major S=Low D
- We Wish You a Merry Christmas P 17 K= G maj S=Low D
For November we have:
- “Old Tom of Oxford “(BAMPTON JIG ) TT3 page 7 (mp3)
- “Hunting the Squirrel “(HEADINGTON) in key of D MAJOR TT3 page 19 (Not to be confused with “Hunt The Squirrel” Playford TT2 page 16) (mp3)
- “Argeers” (PLAYFORD) TT2 page 13 (mp3)
For Summer we have our Festival tunes plus any emailed on our Google Group.
For May we have TT4 Red House, Ukrainian National Anthem, and TT6 When the Saints.
For April we have TT6 Sumer is Icumen In, British Grenadiers, and Hot Cross Buns.
For March Taborers proposed Carnival and banishing Winter
For February Taborers proposed Taborers Treasury 6:
Gong Xi p 42
Happy New Year Chinese(Clementine) p43
Le Roi d’Yvetot p 24
Lavender’s Blue p 25
For January Taborers proposed Winter and Plough Monday.
Taborer’s Treasury vol 6 – 12 Days of Christmas , Auld Lang Syne, and Noel Nouvelet p. 10
For December Taborers proposed Christmas and Midwinter.
Carols While Shepherds, O Xmas Tree, We Wish You a Merry Xmas.
For November Taborers proposed Morris (Taborer’s Treasury vol 3), including these:
Bledington: Idbury Hill
Bucknell: Saturday Night
Fieldtown: The Rose
Headington: Blue Eyed Stranger
Lichfield: Ring O’Bells
Sherborne: Cuckoo’s Nest, Monks’ March
For October Terry has proposed the following:
English Pavan & Galliard mp3
Branle (Gervaise) mp3
Paso el Agoa mp3
June Featured Tunes – Maritime Music.
Here are some suggested tunes that we can play together.
What Shall We Do With The Drunken Sailor
We are also working on a project to make our own TikTok response to the famous Wellerman video.
January-April 2021 we selected tunes from The Taborers’ Treasury. These tunebooks have been compiled by Terry Carter. You can purchase the books from Terry in our Book Store
We will also choose a couple of easy ‘Big Dub’ tunes that everyone can join in with.
May Featured Tunes From Taborers Treasury Vol.4 (Potpourri)
April featured tunes From Taborers Treasury Vol.3 (Morris)
The Abnalls (Lichfield) p26
Shepherd’s Hey “Signposts” (Fieldtown) p18
PDF and mp3 files for both of these are on our Morris Repertoire page
March featured tunes From Taborers Treasury Vol.2
February featured tunes: From Taborers Treasury Vol.1