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Help: Swinton May Songs 1 and 2-not in DT yet???

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CORNISH MAY CAROL
DRAWING NEARER TO THE MERRY MONTH OF MAY
MAY DAY CAROL
MAY DAY CAROL (2)
MAY MORNING CAROL
MAY MORNING DEW
NEW SWINTON MAY SONG
QUEEN OF THE MAY


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Dave the Gnome 02 Mar 01 - 09:37 AM
Malcolm Douglas 02 Mar 01 - 09:57 AM
MMario 02 Mar 01 - 10:18 AM
Dave the Gnome 02 Mar 01 - 10:19 AM
MMario 02 Mar 01 - 10:24 AM
Dave Wynn 02 Mar 01 - 06:23 PM
Bernard 03 Mar 01 - 06:37 AM
Bernard 03 Mar 01 - 06:40 AM
Malcolm Douglas 03 Mar 01 - 06:48 AM
MMario 03 Mar 01 - 08:38 AM
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Subject: Swinton May Songs #'s 1 and 2
From: Dave the Gnome
Date: 02 Mar 01 - 09:37 AM

No complaint to the hardworking team who maintain this wonderful site intended - just out of interest. I posted the above songs as Lyr Add some time ago and have not seen them yet.

Have I done something wrong, is there a delay in the songs getting to the DT or have they disappeared down a hole?

Should I post them again?

DtG


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Subject: RE: Help: Swinton May Songs #'s 1 and 2
From: Malcolm Douglas
Date: 02 Mar 01 - 09:57 AM

No!  Once per song is enough; it can take years for stuff to get into the DT proper; hundreds of songs get posted here in any one year, so we must all just be patient.  Meanwhile, the songs are here:  Swinton May Songs #'s 1 and 2  and will continue to be available in the Forum.  Words for the Old Song, as sung by the Watersons, have also been posted in the same thread.

Actually, the best way to attract attention to them would be to revive the original thread rather than start a new one with the same title!

Malcolm


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Subject: RE: Help: Swinton May Songs #'s 1 and 2
From: MMario
Date: 02 Mar 01 - 10:18 AM

Dave - a PM to Joe Offer with the location of the posting will bring them to the attention of the Harvesting Team.

Can you e-mail me the dots? (lpola@edutech.org)

But I will mention that the DT is actually only updated twice a year or less. it is a massive undertaking - and the spring 2000 release never went general as it had some technical difficulties. Dick G has said for a while the fall 2000 release is almost ready.


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Subject: RE: Help: Swinton May Songs #'s 1 and 2
From: Dave the Gnome
Date: 02 Mar 01 - 10:19 AM

Thanks Malcolm. Started a new thread with a 'help' title because this was a help request rather than a 'Lyr Add' as the old one was.

Assumed it would be better to keep the Lyr Add thread short so apologies if not.

BTW - I have the tunes on midi files now - I guess I should add them somewhere but I am not sure how too. Any advice.

Thanks again and cheers

DtG


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Subject: RE: Help: Swinton May Songs #'s 1 and 2
From: MMario
Date: 02 Mar 01 - 10:24 AM

Dave - you can e-mail them to me - and I can post them either in the thread or forward to the appropriate place. or if you want to learn the miditxt program you can post them in the lyr add thread with the lyrics.

or you could e-mail them to Joe Offer.

(But if you e-mail them to me, I can reduce the workload on Joe a bit by doing some of the pre-processing for him)


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Subject: RE: Help: Swinton May Songs #'s 1 and 2
From: Dave Wynn
Date: 02 Mar 01 - 06:23 PM

Thank goodness....I was waiting with baited breath the advent of the said songs.....We in Swinton have sung them daily and at nearly every major Swinton town event. We have sung them at the mayoral balls...and were mortified when they axed the mayor's balls coz we couldn't sing them any more.

They really do need archiving coz god knows what we will do without them.

Spot (a Born again Swintonian).


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Subject: Swinton May Songs #'s 1 and 2 - text files
From: Bernard
Date: 03 Mar 01 - 06:37 AM

'Ere we are, then!

MIDI file: MAYSONG1.MID

Timebase: 120

TimeSig: 4/4 24 8
Key: D
Tempo: 120 (500000 microsec/crotchet)
Name: Soprano
Start
0240 1 74 100 0240 0 74 000 0000 1 73 100 0120 0 73 000 0000 1 71 100 0120 0 71 000 0000 1 69 100 0120 0 69 000 0000 1 67 100 0120 0 67 000 0000 1 66 100 0180 0 66 000 0000 1 67 100 0060 0 67 000 0000 1 69 100 0120 0 69 000 0000 1 71 100 0060 0 71 000 0000 1 73 100 0060 0 73 000 0000 1 74 100 0120 0 74 000 0000 1 78 100 0120 0 78 000 0000 1 76 100 0120 0 76 000 0000 1 74 100 0120 0 74 000 0000 1 72 100 0240 0 72 000 0000 1 71 100 0120 0 71 000 0000 1 69 100 0120 0 69 000 0000 1 67 100 0120 0 67 000 0000 1 66 100 0120 0 66 000 0000 1 67 100 0120 0 67 000 0000 1 69 100 0120 0 69 000 0000 1 71 100 0120 0 71 000 0000 1 73 100 0120 0 73 000 0000 1 74 100 0120 0 74 000 0000 1 66 100 0120 0 66 000 0000 1 64 100 0240 0 64 000 0000 1 69 100 0240 0 69 000 0000 1 71 100 0060 0 71 000 0000 1 73 100 0060 0 73 000 0000 1 74 100 0120 0 74 000 0000 1 73 100 0120 0 73 000 0000 1 69 100 0120 0 69 000 0000 1 74 100 0120 0 74 000 0000 1 76 100 0060 0 76 000 0000 1 78 100 0060 0 78 000 0000 1 79 100 0120 0 79 000 0000 1 78 100 0120 0 78 000 0000 1 76 100 0120 0 76 000 0000 1 74 100 0120 0 74 000 0000 1 73 100 0120 0 73 000 0000 1 71 100 0120 0 71 000 0000 1 69 100 0240 0 69 000 0000 1 74 100 0120 0 74 000 0000 1 76 100 0060 0 76 000 0000 1 78 100 0060 0 78 000 0000 1 79 100 0120 0 79 000 0000 1 78 100 0120 0 78 000 0000 1 76 100 0120 0 76 000 0000 1 74 100 0120 0 74 000 0000 1 73 100 0120 0 73 000 0000 1 69 100 0120 0 69 000 0000 1 71 100 0120 0 71 000 0000 1 73 100 0120 0 73 000 0000 1 74 100 0240 0 74 000
End

This program is worth the effort of learning it.

To download the March 10 MIDItext 98 software and get instructions on how to use it click here

ABC format:

X:1
T:Soprano
M:4/4
Q:1/4=120
K:D
d8|c2B2A2G2|F3GA2Bc|d2f2e2d2|=c4B2A2|G2F2G2A2|
B2c2d2F2|E4A4|Bcd2c2A2|d2efg2f2|e2d2c2B2|
A4d2ef|g2f2e2d2|c2A2B2c2|d4||

MIDI file: MAYSONG2.MID

Timebase: 120

TimeSig: 3/4 24 8
Key: C
Tempo: 100 (600000 microsec/crotchet)
Name: Soprano
Start
0240 1 67 100 0120 0 67 000 0000 1 72 100 0120 0 72 000 0000 1 76 100 0120 0 76 000 0000 1 74 100 0120 0 74 000 0000 1 72 100 0240 0 72 000 0000 1 67 100 0120 0 67 000 0000 1 72 100 0120 0 72 000 0000 1 76 100 0120 0 76 000 0000 1 74 100 0120 0 74 000 0000 1 72 100 0120 0 72 000 0000 1 74 100 0120 0 74 000 0000 1 76 100 0120 0 76 000 0000 1 77 100 0120 0 77 000 0000 1 76 100 0120 0 76 000 0000 1 77 100 0120 0 77 000 0000 1 69 100 0120 0 69 000 0000 1 71 100 0120 0 71 000 0000 1 72 100 0120 0 72 000 0000 1 74 100 0120 0 74 000 0000 1 79 100 0180 0 79 000 0000 1 77 100 0060 0 77 000 0000 1 76 100 0120 0 76 000 0000 1 74 100 0120 0 74 000 0000 1 76 100 0120 0 76 000 0000 1 77 100 0120 0 77 000 0000 1 76 100 0120 0 76 000 0000 1 77 100 0120 0 77 000 0000 1 69 100 0120 0 69 000 0000 1 71 100 0120 0 71 000 0000 1 72 100 0120 0 72 000 0000 1 71 100 0060 0 71 000 0000 1 69 100 0060 0 69 000 0000 1 67 100 0120 0 67 000 0000 1 72 100 0090 0 72 000 0000 1 71 100 0030 0 71 000 0000 1 69 100 0120 0 69 000 0000 1 71 100 0120 0 71 000 0000 1 72 100 0120 0 72 000 0000 1 74 100 0060 0 74 000 0000 1 71 100 0060 0 71 000 0000 1 67 100 0120 0 67 000 0000 1 69 100 0060 0 69 000 0000 1 71 100 0060 0 71 000 0000 1 72 100 0360 0 72 000
End

This program is worth the effort of learning it.

To download the March 10 MIDItext 98 software and get instructions on how to use it click here

ABC format:

X:1
T:Soprano
M:3/4
Q:1/4=100
K:C
G6|c2e2d2|c4G2|c2e2d2|c2d2e2|f2e2f2|A2B2c2|
d2g3f|e2d2e2|f2e2f2|A2B2c2|BAG2c3/2B/2|A2B2c2|
dBG2AB|c6||


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Subject: RE: Help: Swinton May Songs #'s 1 and 2
From: Bernard
Date: 03 Mar 01 - 06:40 AM

Perhaps DtG could post the words?

If anyone wants the full SATB arrangement, PM me (or DtG) with your email address, and all will be revealed! (ooo-er!)


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Subject: RE: Help: Swinton May Songs #'s 1 and 2
From: Malcolm Douglas
Date: 03 Mar 01 - 06:48 AM

For both texts, see the link provided above.


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Subject: RE: Help: Swinton May Songs #'s 1 and 2
From: MMario
Date: 03 Mar 01 - 08:38 AM

JOe - NWC files will be coming.


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