We have hundreds of traditional jigs as MIDI files which are now available for FREE download.
This page is a very small sample of what we have available, and intended to test the water and see if there is any interest from folk musicians.
You will find in music sessions, Jigs and reels are the cornerstone and many are used by Morris musicians.
The tunes are suitable for most solo instruments and work really well with fiddles, mandolins and squeezeboxes. We will include another section for download, of popular session tunes to make them easier to locate in the archive. So based on personal experience only, there are bound to be a few that are missed out of the list.
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Click on the title of the MIDI file to download to your device.
You can download all MIDI files Free of Charge for research purposes so they are supplied ‘as is’.
As you would expect the majority of the tunes we have listed have originated across the sea in Ireland. You will find that there are tunes from all regions of the UK included, so the main thing is to explore the selection and enjoy learning and playing a host of new tunes.
As you will be aware, there are many publications on the market that offer the tunes as music score or ABCs. It’s a good idea to seek out more material on the web. A quick search with your favourite Search Engine will throw up interesting options. There are a number of books which specialise in Irish Tunes and others that have a great coverage of tunes used for the Morris. Popular tunes for North West, Border, Rapper etc and traditional tunes used in Cotswold style dancing.
(1000) English Country Dance Tunes