Cornish Dance Tunes

Here's a selection of popular Cornish dance tunes: most are in Fooch!, on the wonderful an-daras site,  in Kesson's 'tunery' with dots, chords and sound, or in the Racca pdf dots book.

Learning the tunes by ear frees up your eyes to enjoy the fancy footwork of the dancers ;)

Furry dance tunes

An Dufunyans (oll a dro)
An Melwez (oll a dro)
Awel Vase
Bodmin Riding
Bolingey Furry
Callington Furry
Calstock May Revel
Helston Furry
Mind the Nettles
Now the Summer is Over (Breannick Furry)
Polperro Furry
Saltash (oll a dro)
Tregajorran Furry

Couple / circle dance tunes

An Culyek Hos (The Mallard)
Begone From My Window (kabm dew)
Delkiow Sevy (Ros Vean)
King of Sweden (Mr Martin's Reel)
Newlyn Reel
Quay Fair (kabm dew)
Tom Bawcock's Eve / Truro Agricultural Show (Old Hand-in-Hand)
Turkey Rhubarb
Woolly Monkey (Ros Vean)

Set dance tunes

An Cuyek Hos Lanust (Tremedheves)
Cat's Got The Measles (Cornish Mating Dance)
Cornish Express
Falmouth Polka / Lady Evesham (Ros Vur)
Fer Lyskerrys
Fish Tin and Copper
Polka Covath (Corwedhen)
St Keverne's Feast (Rescue Hoedown)
Sunny Corner (6 Hand Reel)
Travelling with strangers/Waiting for a bus (Plethen an Vro)

Step dance tunes

3 Hand Reel
4 Hand Reel
An Marrak
Bishop’s Jig
Boscastle Breakdown
Bouncy Sam Jago's
Cock in Britches
Hernen Widn
Mrs Parkyns
Rogues March
Tin Stamp

Serpent dance tunes

9 Brave Boys
Jim Stacey's
Maggie May
Zeak Waltz

Kabm pymp / 5 step dance tunes

Coer Elath
Dave Brubeck's 'Take 5'
Oll an Gerriow
Neidges Awarra

If you can master a couple from each dance type, splann!