Subject: John Buttrey Manuscript

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Ashley's No. 2 - Hornpipe

From the Buttrey Manuscript - Circa 1800 There are a number of "Ashley" tunes in this manuscript. I'm not sure who Ashley might have been, but I have my suspicions. The well-known tune often mis-named "Ashely's Ride" actually refers to Philip Astley, an ...

Atholl House

John Buttrey Manuscript. The first part of this reel bears a resemblance to the Scottish tune "Monymusk".

A Trip To Ireland

A jig or quick march from the John Buttrey Manuscript. I haven't located this tune in any other sources yet. Saskia Tomkins plys a couple of different takes on this tune in the sound file linked below.

Balenty Charms - A Retreat

Buttrey Manuscript The title of this slip jig is very hard to read in the manuscript. "Charms" is my best guess. Balentey is an Irish surname.

Banks of Spey (The)

From The Buttrey Manuscript A Strathspey credited to Scottish fiddler/composer William Marshall (1748-1833) It is written out here as a reel. Saskia Tomkins plays this version in the sound file linked below. There is also a video link to a fellow named ...

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