September 2018 – ‘Hunt the Squirrel’

This month’s tune is ‘Hunt the Squirrel’, a tune that can be found in early editions of Playford’s ‘The Dancing Master’ and is often credited as originating from Sussex.  Here it is played for teaching by the master of melodeon Andy Cutting: hunt the squirrel

Hunt the Squirrel

X:1
T:Hunt the Squirrel
R:Jig
C:Trad.
O:Sussex England
M:6/8
L:1/8
K:G
G2d d2e|d3B3|GAB A2G|GAB A2G|G2d d2e|d3B3|GAB A2G|G3-G3:|
|:c2d edc|c2d edc|c2d e2f|g3-g fe|dB2 dB2|dB d3|GAB A2G|G3-G3:|

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