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Very popular as a Chapeloise tune (and sometimes claimed as traditional French)

(Jump at the Sun messed about, by Simon Garbutt, with apologies to JK)

transcribed from "Opus Pocus", the John Kirkpatrick & Sue Harris Tunebook, Dragonfly Music 1988


John Kirkpatrick, via EF

Bernie Waugh

Cassette tape, many years ago

Simon Garbutt tradtunes 2008-1-23

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X: 51
T:Jump at the Sun
C:John Kirkpatrick
N:Very popular as a Chapeloise tune (and sometimes claimed as
N: traditional French)
Z:Steve Mansfield
GBd ^c2d | GBd ^c2d | gdd gdd | dcB A3 | GBd ^c2d |
GBd ^c2d | gdd edc | BcA G3 :: gdd bag | add c'ba | bag bag |
a^fd e2d | gdd bag | add c'ba | gdd edc | BcA G3 :|

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