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Settlers Tunes
Tunes from the Settlers series are presented, both printed and recorded, as compiled by Ray Mulligan and Greg O'Leary for the National Folk Festival, Australia, 2006 - 2015. (If any collectors wish to comment on the tunes please write to Ray Mulligan sending your preferred version of the tune and associated comments via bushtraditions.org.)

For the current 2015 recordings and tune mss click here

For yearly mss click on 2006 or 2007 or 2008 or 2009 or 2010 or 2013 or 2014 or 2015 (Note: there were no new tunes in 2011 - 2012)

Several lists follow. Click as required.

  • Set Tunes (2:4)
  • Polkas (2:4)

  • Set Tunes (4:4)

  • Marches (4:4 & 9:8)
  • Schottisches (4:4)
  • Set Tunes (6:8)
  • Gypsy Tap
  • Mazurka/Polka Mazurka (3:4)
  • Varsoviana (3:4)
  • Waltz (3:4)
  • Hambo (3:4)
  • Airs and 'Crooked' tunes, i.e. tunes with mixed timing and phrasing
  • A full alphabetical list of the above tunes now follows
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  • Current Settlers 2015 mss and recordings only
    2:4 Set Tunes

    4:4 Set Tunes

    6:8 Set Tunes

    Marches

    Mazurkas
  • Polkas

    Schottisches

    Varsovianas

    Waltzes