The Road To Daventry

Another schottisch, another tune from a signalbox… This one emerged almost fully formed while trying to recall how to play Cliff Stapleton’s excellent tune The Man In The Brown Hat. This link will take you Blowzabella’s version on their album “Dance”.

The title comes from the other thing on my mind that day – my new job, working for a software house in Daventry, Northamptonshire.

Here’s the ABC text:

X:1
T:The Road To Daventry
C:Mark Fry
H:30th June 2021, Ropley 'box, after playing The Man In The Brown Hat
M:4/4
Q: 1/4 = 180
K:D
|: DEFG A2d2 | cdec d2de | f2d2 edcB | ABAG F2E2 | DEFG A2d2 | cdec d2de | f2d2 edcB | A2Bc d4 :|
|: ABcd e2ef | g2e2 fedc | GABc d2cB | ABcd e3 A | ABcd edef | gfed e2A2 | GABc dcde | f2e2 d3z :|
|: d2a2 gfed | e2fe d2A2 | B2A2 G2g2 | gfed e2A2 | d2a2 gfed | e2fe d2A2 | B2A2 GABd | f2e2 d2z2:|

And here’s the PDF score:

RoadToDaventry

 

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