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100+ Manx songs and tunes only in Kiaull Manninagh Jiu

Mon, 23 Nov 2015


Kiaull Manninagh Jiu – Transcriptions of the Month

Our e-newletter Kiaull Manninagh Jiu (Manx music today) includes a transcription every month for readers to try out - there are now over 100 new and old Manx songs and tunes, often unavailable anywhere else! To find one of the transcriptions below, go to the relevant month of KMJ.

Kiaull Manninagh Jiu – Transcriptions of the Month

July 2006         –

Sep 2006         –

Oct 2006         Jemmy as Nancy

Nov 2006         Hop-tu-naa Round (Manx trad adapted by Frank Woolley)

Dec 2006         Rudolf/Clinkeraght words only

Jan 2007          Bollan Bane (Manx trad)

Feb 2007         Manx (Trad.) from Cushag folder

Mar 2007        Tune-y-Wheeyl Vooar (Manx trad)

April 2007       Last Night as I Lay Sleeping (Scottish trad)

May 2007        Jerrey’n Laa (Mona D Colln)

June 2007        Arrane Son Illiam Dhone (M Douglas Colln)

July 2007         Manx National Anthem (1 verse Manx & Eng)

Aug 2007         Laa Ruggyree (words only)

Sept 2007        Old Manx Tune (JF Gill Colln)

Oct 2007         Skeeal y Scaanjoon (Bree students)

Nov 2007         Shiaull y Cheayn (Mona Douglas collection)

Dec 2007         Yeesey Chreest (by Bob Carswell)

Jan 2008          The Island Minstril

Feb 2008         Peddyr Beg (Manx trad, new tune by Breesha Maddrell)

Mar 2008        Shiaull y Cheayn (Gow Ayrn)

Apr 2008         Lane dy Vree (by Breesha Maddrell)

May 2008        She Moghrey Laa Boaldyn (by Bob Carswell)

June 2008        A Manx Boat Song (Mona Douglas colln)

July 2008         St. Ninian’s Prayer (by Charles Guard)

Aug 2008         S’liack Lhiam Bine dy Yough (by Greg Joughin & Sarah Hewson)

Sep 2008         The Road to Canton (by Cinzia Curtis)

Oct 2008         Murran sy’ Vainney (by Julie Matthews, Peddyr Cubberley & others)

Nov 2008         Time Traveller in Disguise (Bree students 2008)

Dec 2008         Traa dy Gholl dy Valley (Christmas lyrics) + Joseph as e Lorg (by Bob Carswell)

Jan 2009          Willie Clague (by WH Gill in MD Colln)

Feb 2009         Willie Clague Jig (arr. Breesha Maddrell)

Mar 2009        Mhelliah Noa (by Katie Lawrence)

April 2009       Carval ny Drogh Vraane (Manx trad)

May 2009        Shen ta Mee (Catherine Crowe - lyrics only)

June 2009        Pumpkin Reel (by Laura Payne & Anya Morgan)

July 2009         Rabogue (by Breesha Maddrell)

Aug 2009         Jellyfish Mile (by Katie Lawrence)

Sept 2009        Twymym (by Paul Rogers)

Oct 2009         Zig Zag (Adam Rhodes 2003)

Nov 2009         Untitled (tune from Cushag MS 08979 taken down from Ned Quayle, croit-y-Caley 1911)

Dec 2009         11. Blue Bell of Scotland (from FE Bazin’s book John Moore’s Music Book)

Jan 2010          The Breton Manx Air (by Cesar Joughin Bree Oct 2009)

Feb 2010         St Bridget’s Day Laa’l Vridey (Lyrics & music by WH Gill)

Mar 2010        Shannon’s Tune (by Rosie Shirtliff 2009)

April 2010       Flitter Dance Song (Bree song writers 2009)

May 2010        Peel Reel (by Isla Callister-Wafer, Bree 2009)

June 2010        Yn Manninagh Maynrey (Daniel Quayle, Bree 2009)

July 2010         Bomber and Biscuit (Amy-Louise Tasker, Bree 2009)

Aug 2010         Slippers (Laura Rowles)

Sep 2010         Squashed Frog (by Gilno Carswell 2005)

Oct 2010         Sheena’s Waltz (Laura Rowles)

Nov 2010         The Adventures of Bubbles & Chitty Chitty Car Horn (by Frankie Greenwood, Bree 2010)

Dec 2010         Deiney Creeney (by Bob Carswell 1986)

Jan 2011          Carval er Troailt yn Voidyn Bannee (Clague Coll)

Feb 2011         Untitled (Kitty Gawne, Bree Oct 2010)

Mar 2011        Arrane yn Chenn Chroiteyr, Cronk Meayl (George Leah)

April 2011       Flitter Jig (Revised trad Manx from sessions)

May 2011        Cow in a Bap (Beccy Hurst)

June 2011        Gorse Sticks (Philip Leighton Stowell)

July 2011         Captain Quilliam’s Hornpipe (Brian Myers)

Aug 2011         Castletown Lads (adapted by Chloe Woolley “From Castletown: the lads of Long Ago” by Alice Kelly)

Sep 2011         The Road to Canton (Cinzia Yates 2008)

Oct 2011         Shooyl ny Shee (Ealee Sheard c. 2005)

Nov 2011         Mynor (Gilno Carswell and David Kilgallon 1996)

Dec 2011         The Mother’s Carol (music by John W Gelling, Words by Cushag)

Jan 2012          Step Dance (Clague Coll) with lyrics “Jock McGraw Steps Out”

Feb 2012         Barna Beg (Breesha Maddrell 2011)

Mar 2012        Wellington Square (Matt Kelly)

April 2012       Loz’s Garden (Matt Kelly)

May 2012        Ben Rein y Voaldyn (Mona Douglas Collection)

June 2012        The Walk (Cairistiona Dougherty 2010)

July 2012         She Moves through the Fair/Keayrt dooyrt my Ghraih (translated by Colin Jerry)

Aug 2012         My Chaarjyn gow jee tastey Cair (Carval – Manx Ballads and Music)

Sep 2012         The Fisherboats of Mann (Marlene Hendy & Mychuracan 1993)

Oct 2012         Kiaulliaght Kiune (collected Mona Douglas/New lyrics by Breesha Maddrell, Bob Carswell and Aalin Clague)

Nov 2012         The Days After (Cairistiona Dougherty 2011)

Dec 2012         Hunt the Wren (Mona Melodies 1820)

Jan 2013          Spollaghyn (Matt Kelly & Bree 27/10/12) and The Ugly Turnip (Matt Kelly & Bree 27/10/12)

Feb 2013         Cronnane (Annie Kissack)

Mar 2013        Nelson’s Tonic (Peddyr Cubberley)

April 2013       The Emigrant’s Lament

May 2013        Tappaghyn Jiargey (Mona Melodies/Moore Collection)

June 2013        The Cats or Feline Fantasy (William Bradley Breed and Paul Blackmur)

July 2013         The Manx Mullet (Pete Clark 2009)

Aug 2013         The Farewell Reel (Katie Lawrence 2008)

Sep 2013         Miss LF’s Favourite (Andreas Flute, transcribed by Cinzia Yates)

Oct 2013         Faagmayd nyn mannaght ec Keayn Doolish (Kiaull Vannin 99/coll from Tom Kermode, Bradda)

Nov 2013         Yn dooinney boght va reurey (by Annie Kissack, in Roie Mygeayrt)

Dec 2013         Fin as Oshin (coll from Jack Kermode by Mona Douglas)

Jan 2014          Oill er yn Ushtey (by Cinzia Yates)

Feb 2014         Phynoderee (from Christopher Shimmin’s dialect play Illiam Kodhere’s Will)

March 2014    There’s the Moddha Dhoo (by Cushag to tune, Kiark Catreeney Marroo)

April 2014       Fud ny Hoie (song by Breesha Maddrell)

May 2014        Laa Boil y Theihll (World Fiddle Day – tune by Laura Rowles)

June 2014        The Wagtail (by Caitlin Bennett)

July 2014         Knox’s Jig (by Rachel Hair)

Aug 2014         S’liack Lhiam Bine dy Yough Jig

Sep 2014         Auldyn River (by Paul Cringle)

Oct 2014         The Grackle (by Malcolm Stitt)

Nov 2014         Maughold Song (by Chris and Howard Caine)

Dec 2014         The Cruel Mistress (new version of “Yn Ven-Ainshter Dewil” by Bree song-writers 2014)

Jan 2015          The Way of the World (by David Speers) and Kiaull agus Craic (by Owen Williams, Bree 2014)

Feb 2015         The Foxdale Miner (by Stuart Slack)

March 2015    Bee dty Host duet (from the Feddan Manx whistle course, arr. Breesha Maddrell)

April 2015       Manx National Anthem (WH Gill 1907) and Mylecharaine’s March (Manx trad.)

May 2015        Arrane Cadlee (by Sharon Christian 2015)

June 2015        Yernagh Keoie (from Fiddyl) and Hunt the Wren (from Prash, arr. Frank Woolley)

July 2015         Graih Foalsey (Manx trad)

Aug 2015         Last Night as I lay Sleeping (Scottish trad, in Gow Ayrn)

Sep 2015         Ta Cashen ersooyl dys yn aarkey (Manx trad)

Oct 2015         The False Walk to Ramsey (by Rachel Hair)

Nov 2015         Falcon Cliff is the Place for Me (J.H. Wicklow and A. Wilson Seymoure)

Dec 2015         Mannin veg veen fo cloaghey t'eh follaghey & Mighty Manannan [written by Bree songwriters Nov 2015]