Cornish Tunes

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Cornish Tunes

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Bodmin Riding
Traditional tune for the North Cornwall Furry and the St Ives Well procession. Played here by the house band at Lowender Peran 1987.

Zeak Waltz
Traditional Cornish Hornepipe. Used for Broom dances. Audi file from Lowender Peran Archive - festival band 1987

Blue Bonnets - Pengughow Glas
Traditional Cornish, played for Broom Dances. Audio File - Lowender Peran Archive - Festival Band.

Boscastle Breakdown
Traditional tune played for the Scoot (step) dance from Boscastle. Audio file from Lowender Peran Archive : 1987 festival House band. There are two variations on part "A" of the tune also given here.

Daras an Skiber - Barn Door Waltz
Traditional Waltz from Boscastle taught to Cam Kernewek by Arthur Biddick former bandsman and musician from the village in 1982. Audio file - Lowender Peran Archive - festival band 1987

Harvey Darvey
Traditional tune for the Scoot Dance (Step dance) Harvey Darvey. Audio file: Lowender Peran Archive - 1987 festival house band

Heva
Furry Dance tune from Newquay. Audio File: Lowender Peran Archive - Festival house band 1987

Polka Aberfal: Falmouth Polka
Traditional Cornish Tea Treat March. Audio File: Lowender Peran Archive - Festival House Band 1987

Kan Skooswas  - Squires Song
Kan Skoowas / The Squires Song is included Robert Morton Nance’s Cledry Plays which written during the early part of the 20th Century and eventually published by the Federation of Old Cornwall Societies in 1956. Nance does not identify sources for…

Polka Aberfal - Falmouth Polka
As recalled by Ralph Dunstan who was a bandsman playing for Tea Treats and Regattas in late 19th Century Cornwall (Ralph Dunstan, Lyver Canow Kernewek - The Cornish Songbook, London, Ascherberg Howood and Crew ltd 1929 p64.). Audio clip from…
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