Sheet Music: The Month of May

TitleThe Month of May
Alternate titlesThe Merry Month of May
ComposerTraditional English
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyA major
RangeE4–A5
Time signature6/8
Tempo92 BPM
Performance time0:45
Difficulty leveleasy
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Date added2018-05-05
Last updated2018-05-05
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Dance tunes, Jigs, Traditional/Folk

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Saturday 5 May 2018

Tune of the Day: The Month of May

Traditional English dance tune

This tune was collected in the Cotswold villages of Field Town and Brackley, England. Versions of the melody can also be found in the music manuscript copybook of Michael Turner (1796–1885), for fifty years a parish clerk, sexton and choir leader in Warnham, Sussex.